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The Day the World Stopped Turning

by Michael Morpurgo Feiwel & Friends (July 09, 2019)

Michael Morpurgo's The Day the World Stopped Turning is a middle-grade novel about an extraordinary boy who sees the world differently.

In the unique landscape of the Camargue (France) during World War II, Lorenzo...


Secret Soldiers

by Keely Hutton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (June 11, 2019)

Over a quarter million underage British boys fought on the Allied front lines of the Great War, but not all of them fought on the battlefield—some fought beneath it, as revealed in this middle-grade historical...


Spectacle

by Jodie Lynn Zdrok Tom Doherty Associates (February 12, 2019)

Spectacle is a YA murder mystery from debut author Jodie Lynn Zdrok in which a young reporter must use her supernatural visions to help track down a killer targeting the young women of Paris.

Paris, 1887.

Sixteen-year-old...


Carols and Chaos

by Cindy Anstey Feiwel & Friends (October 09, 2018)

From the author of Suitors and Sabotage comes a swoonworthy Christmas adventure, perfect for fans of Jane Austen and Downton Abbey.

1817. The happy chaos of the Yuletide season has descended upon the country...


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...


Suitors and Sabotage

by Cindy Anstey Feiwel & Friends (April 17, 2018)

Two young people must hide their true feelings for each other while figuring out who means them harm in this cheeky Regency romance from the author of Love, Lies and Spies and Duels & Deception.

Shy aspiring...


A Prickly Problem: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

by Jacqueline Kelly Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (April 10, 2018)

In this story in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet chapter book series, Callie must help the family dog out of a prickly situation.

When the Tate family dog, Ajax, has a run-in with a porcupine, things get prickly—and...


Zombie Abbey

by Lauren Baratz-Logsted Entangled Publishing, LLC (April 03, 2018)

1920, England

And the three teenage Clarke sisters thought what they'd wear to dinner was their biggest problem…

Lady Kate, the entitled eldest.

Lady Grace, lost in the middle and wishing she were braver.

Lady...


The Beloved Wild

by Melissa Ostrom Feiwel & Friends (March 27, 2018)

A debut YA American epic and historical adventure from Melissa Ostrom about striking out for your own destiny.

She's not the girl everyone expects her to be.

Harriet Winter is the eldest daughter in a farming...


Blood and Sand

by C. V. Wyk Tom Doherty Associates (January 16, 2018)

FORGED IN BATTLE...

FROM THE DUST OF THE ARENA...

A LEGEND WILL RISE

The action-packed tale of a 17-year-old warrior princess and a handsome gladiator who dared take on the Roman Republic—and gave rise to the...


The Librarian of Auschwitz

by Antonio Iturbe & Lilit Thwaites Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 10, 2017)

Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust.

Fourteen-year-old Dita is...


Berserker

Berserker #1

by Emmy Laybourne Feiwel & Friends (October 10, 2017)

The highly anticipated historical fantasy from Emmy Laybourne, author of the internationally-bestselling Monument 14 trilogy.

Ancient powers. Strong love. Desperate times.

1883. Hanne would give anything to be...


Who Gives a Hoot?: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet #3

by Jacqueline Kelly & Jennifer L. Meyer Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 03, 2017)

From Newbery Honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes Who Gives a Hoot?, the third title in her illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia...


Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (August 22, 2017)

Based on historical events, this unforgettable and inspiring tale for middle-grade readers is about a young boy torn from the only life he’s ever known and held captive as a prisoner of war.

In 1982, twelve-year-old...


Almost Paradise

by Corabel Shofner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (July 25, 2017)

A heartfelt debut about a spunky girl determined to save her family and find her way home.

Twelve-year-old Ruby Clyde Henderson’s life changes the day her mother’s boyfriend holds up a convenience store,...


I Love You, Michael Collins

by Lauren Baratz-Logsted Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (June 20, 2017)

Amazon Editors' Pick Best Books of June 2017

Semifinalist: GoodReads Choice Awards 2017 Best Middle Grade and Children's Book

National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council Notable Social Studies...


Duels & Deception

by Cindy Anstey Feiwel & Friends (April 11, 2017)

One of Entertainment Weekly’s 35 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2017, this compelling and witty Regency romance is perfect for readers who like their historical fiction with a side of intrigue.

Lydia Whitfield...


Counting Sheep: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet #2

by Jacqueline Kelly, Teagan White & Jennifer L. Meyer Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (April 04, 2017)

Callie Vee and Travis help animals big and small in this illustrated chapter book series for younger readers.

In this second book in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series, Callie takes a hands-on approach to animal...


An Eagle in the Snow

by Michael Morpurgo Feiwel & Friends (January 17, 2017)

England, 1940. Barney’s home has been destroyed by bombing, and he and his mother are traveling to the countryside when German planes attack. Their train is forced to take shelter in a tunnel and there, in...


Captain

by Sam Angus Feiwel & Friends (November 08, 2016)

It's 1915 and British troops are about to sail to Gallipoli. Billy is the youngest soldier in his platoon and is teased for not being old enough to drink or shave. The truth is, at fifteen he's not old enough...


Blood Red Snow White

by Marcus Sedgwick Roaring Brook Press (October 25, 2016)

There never was a story that was happy through and through.

When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution...


Spindle

by Shonna Slayton Entangled Publishing, LLC (October 04, 2016)

In a world where fairies lurk and curses linger, love can bleed like the prick of a finger

Briar Rose knows her life will never be a fairy tale. She’s raising her siblings on her own, her wages at the spinning...


Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet #1

by Jacqueline Kelly, Teagan White & Jennifer L. Meyer Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 04, 2016)

From Newbery honor author Jacqueline Kelly comes a new illustrated chapter book series for younger readers featuring the beloved characters from The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. In Calpurnia Tate, Animal Doctor...


Nellie and the Bandit

by Eileen Ross & Erin E. Kono Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (September 27, 2016)

A feisty sheriff's daughter must save the day

When Desperado Dan, the meanest bandit in the West, breaks out of jail, Nellie knows exactly what to do. She has to warn her pa, who is the local sheriff. Along the...


Exile for Dreamers

Stranje House #2

by Kathleen Baldwin Tom Doherty Associates (May 24, 2016)

Exile for Dreamers is the second captivating installment in the Stranje House series for young adults by award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin. #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot calls this romantic...


Mercury's Flight

by Annie Wedekind Feiwel & Friends (April 19, 2016)

Our "American Girl" of horses, each novel in the Breyer Horse Collection—based on Breyer Animal Creations' top-selling horse breeds—tells a compelling story that captures the true essence and personality...


Love, Lies and Spies

by Cindy Anstey Feiwel & Friends (April 19, 2016)

In this hilarious homage to Jane Austen, a lady with a penchant for trouble finds a handsome spy much more than merely tolerable.

"It’s Jane Austen meets Jane Foster in Anstey’s debut novel, which serves...


Stone Field

by Christy Lenzi Roaring Brook Press (March 29, 2016)

A stunning debut novel that offers a new look at a classic love story about soul mates torn apart by the circumstances of their time.

Catrina Dickinson is haunted by her past and feels caged in by life in small...


Over the River

by Sharelle Byars Moranville Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (March 22, 2016)

A young girl comes to terms with the father she thought didn't love her.

"Your daddy isn't a bad man," Aunty Rose said. "He just doesn't have anything to do with us. So why do you keep asking?"

It seems like everything...


A Higher Geometry

by Sharelle Byars Moranville Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (March 22, 2016)

Anna loves math, and her boyfriend, Mike. Will she have to choose between them?

Anna Conway sometimes wishes her relationships would come as easy to her as math does. A natural math talent, Anna is at odds with...


Sybil Ludington: Revolutionary War Rider

by E. F. Abbott Feiwel & Friends (February 16, 2016)

What would you do if your country was counting on you to deliver a message? That's sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington’s urgent mission.

In 1777, Sybil and her family believe the American colonies should be free...


John Lincoln Clem: Civil War Drummer Boy

by E. F. Abbott Feiwel & Friends (February 16, 2016)

Would you ever run off to join the army, leaving your family behind? That's what nine-year-old John Lincoln Clem does in 1861.

Determined to fight for his country, Johnny sneaks onto a train filled with men...


Knife Edge

by Andrew Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (December 08, 2015)

Teen Sherlock battles a monstrous adversary on a mission to Ireland with his brilliant brother, Mycroft. Young Sherlock is thrown into a tangled web involving a spiritualist whose powers have attracted the attention...


At the Sign of the Star

by Katherine Sturtevant Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (December 01, 2015)

The tale of a bookseller's daughter

Meg Moore is the motherless and only child of a bookseller with a thriving business in Restoration London-and that makes her an heiress. She knows that someday she will have...


The Tortoise and the Soldier

by Michael Foreman Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 24, 2015)

As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry,...


Cutting Loose

by Michael Z. Lewin Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 24, 2015)

"Show some respect, young man...Just what was this young woman to you?" Jackie looked into the nurse's pinkface. "Nance was the best friend I ever had," she said. "The only friend I ever had."

Jackie is Jack...


Hunting for the Mississippi

by Camille Bouchard & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (April 01, 2016)

The year is 1684. Young Eustache Bréman leaves a life of misery begging on the streets of France for a second chance in the New World with his mom, his sweetheart Marie-Élisabeth, and Marie-Élisabeth’s...


The Copper Treasure

by Melvin Burgess & Richard Williams Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 13, 2015)

From the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of Smack comes a

middle-grade tale of adventure and cunning in the spirit of Treasure Island

Victorian London in the 1850's: Jamie, Ten Tons and Davies are...


Cinderella's Shoes

by Shonna Slayton Entangled Publishing, LLC (October 06, 2015)

The war may be over, but Kate Allen's life is still in upheaval. Not only has she discovered that Cinderella was real, but now she's been made Keeper of the Wardrobe, her sole responsibility to protect Cinderella's...


Goodbye, Charley

by Jane Buchanan Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (August 18, 2015)

Forming bonds in a time of war

It's the summer of 1943, and for twelve-year-old Celie Marsh the war seems awfully close to her coastal Massachusetts home. She worries about bombs and submarines, and about her...


The Year the Gypsies Came

by Linzi Glass Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (June 16, 2015)

Set in apartheid South Africa, this powerful and lyrically written novel is Linzi Glass's debut.

As twelve-year-old Emily Iris explains it, her mother and father have always been eager to take in travelers and...


A School for Unusual Girls

Stranje House #1

by Kathleen Baldwin Tom Doherty Associates (May 19, 2015)

A School for Unusual Girls is the first captivating installment in the Stranje House series for young adults by award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin. #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot calls this...


Skandal

by Lindsay Smith Roaring Brook Press (April 07, 2015)

The dramatic sequel to SEKRET, this psychic Cold War espionage thriller follows Yulia to Washington, DC, where she fights to discover the truth about her family without losing control of her mind. My mind is...


Kursed

by Lindsay Smith Roaring Brook Press (March 03, 2015)

This thrilling prequel to Lindsay Smith's SEKRET tells the story of how Yulia's parents met while fighting Nazis in World War II.

Antonina never meant to become a cog in the Soviet machine. She only wanted an...


Temple Boys

by Jamie Buxton Roaring Brook Press (February 10, 2015)

Jerusalem, year zero.

Flea belongs to a gang of teenage vagrants living in the shadow of the Temple, with no family and no home, living on their wits and what they can beg or steal. The city is crowded with...


Part of Me

by Kimberly Willis Holt Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (December 23, 2014)

The lives of four generations of one Louisiana family, woven together by a master storyteller

Tracing a family's roots is like taking a journey through the years. In the case of one Louisiana family, that journey...


Bo at Iditarod Creek

by Kirkpatrick Hill & Leuyen Pham Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (December 09, 2014)

Ever since five-year-old Bo can remember, she and her papas have lived in the little Alaskan mining town of Ballard Creek. Now the family must move upriver to Iditarod Creek for work at a new mine, and Bo is...


Snake Bite

Young Sherlock Holmes #5

by Andrew Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (October 21, 2014)

Kidnapped and taken to China, teenage Sherlock finds himself plunged into the heart of a deadly mystery. How can three men be bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai? Who wants them...


Arcady's Goal

by Eugene Yelchin Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 14, 2014)

From Newbery Honor–winning author Eugene Yelchin comes another glimpse into Soviet Russia. For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are...


The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

by Julie Berry Roaring Brook Press (September 23, 2014)

There's a murderer on the loose—but that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce.

The students of St. Etheldreda's School...