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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 Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume Two

by Daniel Kraus Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 25, 2016)

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling The Shape of Water comes the second and final book in the “utterly riveting” (Entertainment Weekly) epic tale about a murdered teen who is resurrected...


The Many Lives of John Stone

by Linda Buckley-Archer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 20, 2015)

A teen questions all she knows about aging when she encounters a set of journals that date from the present back to the reign of King Louis XIV in this “absorbing portrait of the court of Versailles” (Kirkus...


The Struggles of Johnny Cannon

by Isaiah Campbell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 13, 2015)

From Cuba to Cullman, Alabama, the dramatics continue in this follow-up to The Troubles of Johnny Cannon, an action-packed adventure that Booklist called “a book that addresses important historical events...


Maid of Wonder

Maids of Honor #3

by Jennifer McGowan Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 15, 2015)

Sophia must master her psychic ability if she is to save the life of Queen Elizabeth and her fellow maids from a dark prophecy, in this third book in the Maids of Honor series.

Sophia Dee, the most unusual spy...


Riding the Flume

by Patricia Curtis Pfitsch Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 01, 2015)

Don't tell anyone -- the only safety is in secrecy.

During the summer of 1894 the giant sequoia trees -- the oldest living things on earth -- are being felled for lumber in northern California. When fifteen-year-old...


Billie Standish Was Here

by Nancy Crocker Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 27, 2015)

CAN ONE UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP SAVE A LIFE?

Billie Standish has pretty much no one. Her parents are too caught up in their own lives, and the only two girls in town her age want nothing to do with her. When it...


The Troubles of Johnny Cannon

by Isaiah Campbell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 14, 2014)

“A boy with a highly original voice winces his way into the bewildering world of adults during a neglected moment in American history” (Newbery Medalist Richard Peck) in this heroic coming-of-age novel.

Johnny...


Maid of Deception

Maids of Honor #2

by Jennifer McGowan Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 26, 2014)

Elizabethan glamour and intrigue abound in this heart-pounding Maids of Honor novel, which Kirkus Reviews called “a quick-paced romance” that will “thrill and engage readers with a penchant for history.”...


My Faire Lady

by Laura Wettersten Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 03, 2014)

When a cheating boyfriend leads to an unexpected summer job, Rowena discovers that the best way to let go of the past might be to dive right into it. “Verily,” this is “fine fare” (Kirkus Reviews).

Rowena...


VIII

by H. M. Castor Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 20, 2013)

Destined for greatness...tormented by demons. Like Game of Thrones for teens, this “powerful look at a dark side of history” (Booklist) is the epic tale of Henry VIII’s transformation from a handsome,...


Sought

by Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 06, 2013)

Return to the world of The Missing with this e-only short story!

Thirteen-year-old Daniella McCarthy begins receiving a series of unusual phone calls right before her family moves from Michigan to Ohio. How is...


Maid of Secrets

Maids of Honor #1

by Jennifer McGowan Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 07, 2013)

In this “lively and fast-paced debut” with “plenty of action and plot twists” (Kirkus Reviews), a secret society of young women make up Elizabeth I’s most trusted royal guard. If God won’t save the...


Blood Ninja III: The Betrayal of the Living

by Nick Lake Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 07, 2012)

The fate of feudal Japan hangs in the balance in this bloody conclusion to the epic Blood Ninja trilogy.

Taro is at a crossroads: He has vanquished Lord Oda for good, but with no land and no title, he has no...


A Boy at War

by Harry Mazer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 26, 2012)

They rowed hard, away from the battleships and the bombs. Water sprayed over them. The rowboat pitched one way and then the other. Then, before his eyes, the Arizona lifted up out of the water. That enormous...


This Means War!

by Ellen Wittlinger Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 26, 2012)

October 1962. Juliet Klostermeyer's world is turning upside down. All she hears from her parents and teachers and on the news is the Russian threat and the Cuban Missile Crisis. And things aren't much better...


Dancing Carl

by Gary Paulsen Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 22, 2012)

Dancing Carl, Gary Paulsen's first novel, was a ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Notable Children's Trade Book for the Language Arts.

In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks,...


Wentworth Hall

by Abby Grahame Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 01, 2012)

A must-read for Downton Abbey fans—a lush, historical novel about the secretive Darlingtons of Wentworth Hall.

Can’t get enough of Downton Abbey? Visit Wentworth Hall. It’s one of England’s oldest estates,...


Call It Courage

by Armstrong Sperry Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 20, 2012)

Maftu was afraid of the sea. It had taken his mother when he was a baby, and it seemed to him that the sea gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, though he was the son of the Great Chief...


King of the Mound

by Wes Tooke Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 21, 2012)

Baseball legend Satchel Paige changes a boy’s life in this coming-of-age tale from the author of Lucky.

When Nick is released from the hospital after suffering from polio, he is sure that his father will never...


The Missing Collection by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 23, 2011)

Thirteen-year-old Jonah has always known that he was adopted, and he's never thought it was a big deal. Then he and a neighbor, Chip, who finds out he's also adopted, begin receiving mysterious letters, saying...


Uprising

by Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 18, 2011)

The fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 young immigrant workers, is one of the worst disasters since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, and the disaster,...


Unleashed

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Alongside the politicians and dignitaries, some crazy pets have lived in the White House. From John Quincy Adams' pet alligator all the way to Bo Obama, first families have always been open to four legged friends....


Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt, Laura Bush & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Imagine if you lived in the White House! The first book centers around three of Theodore Roosevelt's children, Kermit, Ethel and Archie. Their mother is away and they are left in the charge of a comical nanny...


The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed

by Heather Vogel Frederick Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

October 1835. Patience Goodspeed, almost thirteen years old, departs from Nantucket aboard her father's whaling ship. Between kitchen duty and whale blubber stench, this voyage is far from a pleasure cruise....


Sarah's Ground

by Ann Rinaldi Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

All my life I have done what my

family wanted. I have performed

and made them happy. Until now.

Now I have broken out on my own

Sarah Tracy has spent her entire life under constant supervision, always under the...


Taking Liberty

by Ann Rinaldi Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

When I was four and my daddy left, I cried, but I understood. He had become part of the Gone.

Oney Judge is a slave. But on the plantation of Mount Vernon, the beautiful home of George and Martha Washington,...


Lucky

by Wes Tooke Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 23, 2010)

Louis isn’t very good at playing baseball, but he knows and loves the game more than anybody. He loves the purity of the sport, the sound of the crack of a bat, and the smell of freshly cut grass in the stadium....


Stella Stands Alone

by A. LaFaye Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 09, 2010)

Stella Reid is fighting to save the home she loves. After her father is killed and her mother succumbs to yellow fever, it's up to Stella to run Oak Grove, her family's plantation. Unlike most Southerners, Stella...


Good Fortune

by Noni Carter Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 05, 2010)

Ayanna Bahati lives in a small African village when she is brutally kidnapped, along with her mother and brother, and forced onto a slave ship to America. As Ayanna, renamed Anna, rises from the cotton fields...


Homefront

by Doris Gwaltney Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (December 29, 2009)

For as long as Margaret Ann Motley can remember, she has been waiting and hoping for one thing -- a room to call her very own. And when Margaret's older sister leaves for college, it looks like Margaret's days...


My Brother Abe

by Harry Mazer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (December 29, 2009)

Virtually nothing is known about Sarah Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's older sister. This novel follows the few known facts of the Lincoln family's early life, starting with the Lincolns' move from Kentucky to Indiana...


Chasing George Washington

by Kennedy Center, The, Ronald Kidd & Ard Hoyt Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 08, 2009)

What would it be like if you lived in the White House? Dee Dee, Jose, and Annie are about to find out! When their class takes a field trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the three accidentally knock George Washington...


Escaping into the Night

by D. Dina Friedman Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 08, 2009)

Halina Rudowski is on the run. When the Polish ghetto where she lives is evacuated, she narrowly escapes, but her mother is not as lucky. Along with her friend Batya, Halina makes her way to a secret encampment...


Sent

by Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 25, 2009)

Jonah and Chip have barely adjusted to the discovery that they are actually the missing children of history when a time purist named JB sends them, along with Katherine and Alex, hurtling back in time to 1483....


Sea of the Dead

by Julia Durango Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (July 21, 2009)

Kehl hates pirates. His father, the Warrior Prince, has always told him they were responsible for his mother’s death. So when he is kidnapped by Temoc, the Pirate King, Kehl is more furious than frightened....


The Dragon's Pearl

by Devin Jordan & Jim Di Bartolo Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (July 07, 2009)

When Niccolo Polo vanishes on an expedition to Asia and his family writes him off as dead, sixteen-year-old Marco knows that it’s up to him to rescue his father. He sets out on a dangerous journey—but it...


Calico Bush

by Rachel Field & Allen Lewis Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 05, 2008)

In 1743, thirteen-year-old Marguerite Ledoux travels to Maine as the indentured servant of a family that regards her as little better than the Indians that threaten them, but her strength, quick thinking and...


Rise of a Hero

by Hilari Bell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 23, 2008)

THE RETURN OF SORAHB?

Legend has it that when Farsala most needs a warrior to lead it, Sorahb will be restored by the god Azura. That time has come. After a devastating loss to the army of the Hrum, Farsala has...


The Time Thief

by Linda Buckley-Archer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 16, 2008)

What happens when a seventeenth-century bad guy has twenty-first-century technology?

An accident with an antigravity machine catapulted Peter Schock and Kate Dyer back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves...


Fall of a Kingdom

by Hilari Bell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 25, 2005)

Who was Sorahb?

Stories are told of a hero who will come to Farsala's aid when the need is greatest. But for thousands of years the prosperous land of Farsala has felt no such need, as it has enjoyed the peace...