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Written in Stone

By: Rosanne Parry

   Rosanne Parry author of Heart of a Shepherd, shines a light on Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest in the 1920s, a time of critical cultural upheaval.   Pearl...

The Mighty Lalouche

By: Matthew Olshan
illustrated by: Sophie Blackall

"A bona fide knockout. C'est formidable!" declares Publishers Weekly in a starred review.In Paris, France, there lived a humble postman named Lalouche. He was small, but his hands were nimble, his legs...

Bright Island

By: Mabel L. Robinson
illustrated by: Lynd Ward

Mabel Robinson's delightful coming-of-age story won a Newbery Honor in 1938 and garnered extraordinary praise from critics and readers alike. Born and raised on Bright Island off the Maine coast, Thankful...


Diva

By: Jillian Larkin

If you love The Great Gatsby, you'll want to read the Flappers series.Joy and tragedy collide in DIVA, the riveting conclusion to the Flappers series, set in the dazzling Roaring Twenties. Parties,...

Dust Girl

By: Sarah Zettel

Fans of Libba Bray’s The Diviners will love the blend of fantasy and twentieth-century history in this stylish series.Callie LeRoux is choking on dust. Just as the biggest dust storm in history sweeps...

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,...


Laugh with the Moon

By: Shana Burg

Laugh with the Moon is on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List.  Thirteen-year-old Clare Silver is stuck. Stuck in denial about her mother’s recent death. Stuck in the African jungle for sixty-four...

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

By: Judy Blume

When Sally’s family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947, she is excited and nervous at the same time. What will school be like in Florida? Will she make any friends? Will she fit in so far...

Second Fiddle

By: Rosanne Parry

When 13-year-old Jody and her friends save a badly beaten Russian soldier from drowning, they put into motion a chain of events that will take them from Berlin to Paris and straight into danger. Jody must...