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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

by Laura Ruby Balzer + Bray (October 01, 2019)

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women—one living, one dead—dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII.

When Frankie’s...


Butterfly Yellow

by Thanhha Lai HarperCollins (September 03, 2019)


A Dress for the Wicked

The Language of Fire

by Stephanie Hemphill Balzer + Bray (June 11, 2019)

The Language of Fire is a lyrical, dark, and moving look at the life of Joan of Arc, who as a teen girl in the fifteenth century commanded an army and helped crown a king of France.

This extraordinary verse...


Like a Love Story

by Abdi Nazemian Balzer + Bray (June 04, 2019)

“A love letter to queerness, self-expression, and individuality (also Madonna) that never shies away from the ever-present fear within the queer community of late '80s New York, Like a Love Story made me feel...


Professor Renoir's Collection of Oddities, Curiosities, and Delights

by Randall Platt HarperCollins (June 04, 2019)

A gripping historical fiction friendship story that will grab everyone by the heartstrings and never let go.

A giant, a dwarf, and three doomed circus animals . . .

By her fourteenth birthday, Babe Killingsworth...


In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

by Bette Bao Lord & Marc Simont HarperCollins (April 02, 2019)

A timeless classic that will enchant readers who love Jennifer L. Holm and Thanhha Lai, about an immigrant girl inspired by the sport she loves to find her own home team—and to break down any barriers that...


Angel Thieves

by Kathi Appelt Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (March 12, 2019)

An ocelot. A slave. An angel thief.

Multiple perspectives spanning across time are united through themes of freedom, hope, and faith in a most unusual and epic novel from Newbery Honor–winning author and National...


The Great Unknowable End

by Kathryn Ormsbee Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 19, 2019)

From the author of Tash Hearts Tolstoy comes a funny, moving novel about the lengths we’ll go to make dreams our dreams come true that’s perfect for fans of Shaun David Hutchinson and Rainbow Rowell.

Slater,...


The End of the World and Beyond

by Avi Algonquin Young Readers (January 29, 2019)

Convicted of thievery and transported from England to America, Oliver Cromwell Pitts, shackled to his fellow prisoners, endures inedible food, filthy conditions, and deadly storms on his voyage across the Atlantic....


The Circus Thief

by Alane Adams & Lauren Gallegos SparkPress (November 06, 2018)

The circus is in town, and Georgie has his heart set on going. When Papa agrees to take him and his friend Harley, the boys marvel at the amazing elephants and clowns. But the best act of all is the amazing...


Skylark and Wallcreeper

by Anne O'Brien Carelli little bee books (October 02, 2018)

While helping her granny Collette evacuate to a makeshift shelter in Brooklyn during Superstorm Sandy, Lily uncovers secrets of her grandmother's past as a member of the French Resistance during WWII.

Queens,...


The Ruined City

by John Wilson Orca Book Publishers (October 02, 2018)

Howard is a lonely, geeky tenth-grader dealing with a father who's had some kind of breakdown, a flaky, overprotective mother and frightening waking dreams. Then he meets Cate, a strange girl who convinces him...


Journey of the Pale Bear

by Susan Fletcher Margaret K. McElderry Books (October 02, 2018)

A runaway boy befriends a polar bear that’s being transported from Norway to London in this lyrical and timeless adventure story about freedom, captivity, and finding a family.

The polar bear is a royal bear,...


When We Caught Fire

by Anna Godbersen HarperTeen (October 02, 2018)

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Luxe series comes a lush, romantic novel about the love triangle that started Chicago’s infamous Great Fire.

It’s 1871, and Emmeline Carter is poised to take...


The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Montague Siblings #2

by Mackenzi Lee Katherine Tegen Books (October 02, 2018)

In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Felicity Montague must use all her womanly wits and wiles to achieve her dreams of becoming...


Call of the Wraith

The Blackthorn Key #4

by Kevin Sands Aladdin (September 25, 2018)

Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this fourth novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

Christopher Rowe has no idea who he is. After being shipwrecked...


A Secret Diary of the First World War

by Gill Arbuthnott & Darren Gate Kelpies (September 20, 2018)

What was the First World War really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting bits of World War 1.

Inspired...


The Colors of the Rain

by R. L. Toalson little bee books (September 18, 2018)

This historical middle grade novel written in free verse, set against the backdrop of the desegregation battles that took place in Houston, Texas, in 1972, is about a young boy and his family dealing with loss...


Winnie's Great War

by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut & Sophie Blackall Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 18, 2018)

From the creative team behind the bestselling, Caldecott Medal--winning Finding Winnie comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world's most beloved bear.

Here is a heartwarming imagining...


Pride

by Ibi Zoboi Balzer + Bray (September 18, 2018)

Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street.

Zuri Benitez...


Mucking About

by John Chambers Little Island Books (September 06, 2018)

We are in Ireland and it’s an awfully long time ago – centuries and centuries. Manchán’s mother wants to make a monk of Manchán, but Manchán isn’t having any of it. He’d much rather be mucking about...


In Another Time

by Caroline Leech HarperTeen (August 28, 2018)

“A glowing story of friendship, growth, and a steadfast first love, as teenage Maisie negotiates the forests of the heart and of World War II Scotland with equal determination.” —Elizabeth Wein, New York...


Spies

by Brian Gallagher The O'Brien Press (August 13, 2018)

Orphan Johnny Dunne has fled Balbriggan, where he spied for the rebels in Ireland’s War of Independence. Now he has a new and even more dangerous mission. Rebel leader Michael Collins engages in a cut-throat...


Young Wild West Saved by a Signal

by An Old Scout Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

Young Wild West, the well-known boy hero, who was commonly called the Champion Deadshot of the West, continues his adventures in "Young Wild West Saved by a Signal." This is the lead novel from the Wild West...


Jazz Owls

by Margarita Engle & Rudy Gutierrez Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 08, 2018)

“Perfect for history buffs, dance enthusiasts, poets, and just about anyone looking for a great story.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

From the Young People’s Poet Laureate Margarita Engle comes...


Once Upon a Time in Norfolk

by Isabelle King & John McKeever The History Press (May 03, 2018)

From the author of The Norfolk Story Book comes this book of delightful stories. Set sail for adventure on the stormy seas of Yarmouth, discover enchanting tales woven by strangers in Elizabethan Norwich, journey...


Rosa Parks

by Lisbeth Kaiser & Marta Antelo La courte échelle (April 24, 2018)

Petite, Rosa Parks était déjà sensible aux injustices dont les Noirs étaient victimes dans le sud des États-Unis. Alors que les Blancs prenait l’autobus pour aller à leur grande école, elle devait -marcher...


The Boy with the Bronze Axe

by Kathleen Fidler Kelpies (April 19, 2018)

Kathleen Fidler's classic story is set in the ancient Stone Age village of Skara Brae on Orkney. This is a fascinating and vividly portrayed story of life nearly 3,000 years ago.

Kali and Brockan are in trouble....


Ghost Boys

by Jewell Parker Rhodes Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 17, 2018)

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Only the living can make the world better....


Dread Nation

by Justina Ireland Balzer + Bray (April 03, 2018)

New York Times bestseller * Six starred reviews

At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar—a country on...


Artie Conan Doyle and the Vanishing Dragon

by Robert J. Harris Kelpies (March 29, 2018)

One day Arthur Conan Doyle will create the greatest detective of all -- Sherlock Holmes. But right now Artie Conan Doyle is a twelve-year-old Edinburgh schoolboy with a mystery of his own to solve. Artie and...


Survival Tails: The Titanic

by Katrina Charman Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (March 20, 2018)

Lovable animals band together to survive historic disasters in this thrilling new series, perfect for fans of the I Survived books.

When loyal dog Mutt discovers that his owner and best friend Alice is set to...


Casting Lily

by Holly Bennett Orca Book Publishers (March 13, 2018)

Fourteen-year-old Ava is thrilled when she lands a part in a play based on the true story of orphans sent to Canada in the 1800s to work on farms. But is she good enough to hold her own in a professional production?...


The Liberty Boys on the Wallkill

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #513, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on October 28, 1910.


The Liberty Boys and "Black Bess"

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #511, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on October 14, 1910.


The Liberty Boys in the Drowned Lands

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #484, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on April 15, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Pitched Battle

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #499, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on July 22, 1910.


The Liberty Boys Betrayed

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #495, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on June 24, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Forced March

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #472, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 14, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Running Fight

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #476, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on February 11, 1910.


The Liberty Boys' Threat

The Liberty Boys After Delancey

The Liberty Boys and the Tory Girl

The Liberty Boys at Four Hole Swamp; or, Cornered by a Regiment

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #421, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 15, 1909.


The Liberty Boys on the Delaware; or Holding Fort Mifflin

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #418, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 1, 1909.


The Liberty Boys on Pine Tree Hill

by Harry Moore Wildside Press (May 22, 2018)

This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #423, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on February 5, 1909.


Mollie On The March

by Anna Carey The O'Brien Press (March 05, 2018)

Mollie Carberry is a suffragette! Well, sort of. Mollie and her best friend Nora have been bravely fighting for women’s rights – even though no one else really knows about it. But when they hear a big protest...


All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories Of Queer Teens Throughout The Ages

by Saundra Mitchell HQ Young Adult (February 27, 2018)

Seventeen of the best young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens.

From a retelling of Little Red Riding...


Hamilton and Peggy!

by L. M. Elliott Katherine Tegen Books (February 13, 2018)

Bank Street College Best Book of the Year (Historical Fiction, 2019)

Drawing from historical journals and letters, New York Times bestselling author Laura Elliot weaves a richly detailed tale about the extraordinary...