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Racing the Moon

By: Alan Armstrong
illustrated by: Tim Jessell

An adventurous new work from Newbery Honor-Winning author, Alan Armstrong.In the spring of 1947, outer space was an unexplored realm. But eleven year-old Alexis (Alex) Heart and her impulsive brother,...

Black-Eyed Susan

By: Jennifer Armstrong

A lyrical novel about a day in the life of a young pioneer girl growing up on the Dakota prairie is now available in a Knopf Paperback edition. This widely praised and beautifully crafted tale deftly evokes...

Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

The four March sisters--Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo--share the joys and sorrows of growing up while their father is away at war. The family is poor in worldly goods, but rich in love and character.  ...


Before We Were Free

By: Julia Alvarez

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared...

Antes de ser libres

By: Julia Alvarez

Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called “a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom.” I wonder what it would...

Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama

By: Selina Alko

I am a mix of two traditions. From Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama. How lucky am I? Holiday time at Sadie's house means golden gelt sparkling under the Christmas tree, candy canes hanging on eight...


Sacred

By: Elana K. Arnold

A grieving girl meets a boy with mystical powers in this passionate love story.Growing up on Catalina Island, off the California coast, Scarlett Wenderoth has led a fairly isolated life. After her brother...

Skellig

By: David Almond

David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel is a captivating modern classic.Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his parents are...

De como tia Lola vino (de visita) a quedarse

By: Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez’s heartwarming novel—now in Spanish.De cómo tía Lola vino de visita a quedarse, una novela juvenil de Julia Alvarez, cuenta la deliciosa historia de una familia...