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A Land Remembered, Volume 1

by Patrick D. Smith Pineapple Press (October 01, 2012)

A Land Remembered has become Florida's favorite novel. Now this Student Edition in two volumes makes this rich, rugged story of the American pioneer spirit more accessible to young readers. Patrick Smith tells...


I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott

by Shelia P. Moses & Bonnie Christensen Margaret K. McElderry Books (May 11, 2010)

Born into slavery in Virginia in the late 1700s, Dred Scott had little to look forward to in life. But he was fortunate in two ways: His first owner was fairly kind to him, and he grew up with his owner's children,...


Stella by Starlight

by Sharon M. Draper Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 06, 2015)

Sharon M. Draper presents “storytelling at its finest” (School Library Journal, starred review) in this New York Times bestselling Depression-era novel about a young girl who must learn to be brave in the...


Harriet Tubman

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Robert Brown Aladdin (January 06, 2015)

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Sacagawea

by Flora Warren Seymour & Robert Doremus Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

Learn about the childhood of Sacagawea, one of the first female all-stars in American history--and honored in US currency on the dollar coin.

Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and...


Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Dharathula H. Millender & Al Fiorentino Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Rosa Parks

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Meryl Henderson Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

Learn about the childhood of Rosa Parks, who grew up to be a legendary Civil Rights activist and an all-star in American history.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama....


Seven Wanderers 2-Book Bundle: Lives of Magic / Lives of Kings

by Lucy Leiderman Dundurn (September 26, 2014)

Seventeen-year-old Gwen discovers that she is the reincarnation of an ancient Celtic warrior and magician. She must reacquire her powers and memories to take on in the modern world three of her deadliest enemies...


Bo at Iditarod Creek

by Kirkpatrick Hill & Leuyen Pham Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (December 08, 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...


The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen

by Geraldine McCaughrean HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

Ever since the magnificent Miss Loucien gave up teaching to join the Bright Lights Theater Company, school days have lacked a certain . . . drama . . . especially for Cissy, who longs for a life in show business,...


The Berlin Boxing Club

by Robert Sharenow HarperTeen (May 17, 2011)

Sydney Taylor Award-winning novel Berlin Boxing Club is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling's experiences following Kristallnacht. Publishers Weekly called it "a masterful historical novel"...


Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill

by Maud Hart Lovelace & Lois Lenski HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib can't wait to be ten. After all, getting two numbers in your age is the beginning of growing up—exciting things are bound to happen. And they do! The girls fall in love with the King of...


Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown

by Maud Hart Lovelace & Lois Lenski HarperCollins (May 24, 2011)

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib are twelve—old enough to do lots of things...even go downtown on their own. There they see their first horseless carriage, discover the joys of the public library, and see a real play...


Incommunicado

by Randall Platt Sky Pony (November 04, 2014)

Just about everyone is incommunicado in the small, sleepy Oregon coastal town of Sea Park during winter. Until Pearl Harbor, that is, when it springs to patriotic life. But is Ruby Opal Pearl (a.k.a. Jewels)...


Lives of Kings

by Lucy Leiderman Dundurn (November 22, 2014)

After fighting to keep her magic powers and recover the memories of her past life in Britannia, Gwen now must race against time to reunite her friends and stop three ancient magicians from tearing the world...


Cursing Columbus

by Eve Tal Cinco Puntos Press (October 01, 2009)

The dream was always the same: I was back in Russia. My family was sitting around the Sabbath table: Mama, Papa, baby Hannah and my brothers Lemmel and Shloyme. I was telling a story about America—there were...


Bone Deep: A Peggy Henderson Adventure

by Gina McMurchy-Barber Dundurn (October 29, 2014)

A two-hundred-year-old sunken ship is discovered off the northern tip of Vancouver Island and budding archaeologist Peggy Henderson manages to secure a place on this archaeological expedition. The trip teachers...


The Watcher

by Joan Hiatt Harlow Margaret K. McElderry Books (November 04, 2014)

After Wendy is kidnapped, the only way she can survive World War II Germany is with the help of a special dog and the family she never knew she had in this historically accurate, standalone companion to Shadows...


Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans

by Rush Limbaugh & Kathryn Adams Limbaugh Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN--AND RUSH REVERE, LIBERTY THE HORSE, AND THE TIME-TRAVELING CREW ARE READY TO RIDE INTO THE ACTION!

Join us on this incredible time-travel adventure!

Liberty, my wisecracking...


Just a Little Later With Eevo and Sim

by Henry Shykoff, Marilyn Mets & Peter Ledwon Dundurn (November 04, 2001)

A sequel to Once Upon a Time Long, Long Ago. Eevo and Sim embark on a difficult journey to the Great River, encountering dangers and making discoveries along the way.


Picturing Alyssa

by Alison Lohans Dundurn (August 05, 2011)

Every time Alyssa looks at an old family portrait, she lands on an Iowa farm in 1931. The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life, and Alyssa finds herself wanting to live on the farm with her new friend,...


The Freelancer

by Brenda Hasse & Alison Hatter Brenda Hasse (October 18, 2014)

It has been more than a decade since he ran away from his abusive father and turned his back on Wildenham, the kingdom he was to inherit. Now over a score in age, Lord William has earned the reputation as a...


Blizzard

by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (November 04, 2014)

A raging snow storm creates the coldest kind of danger for two kids in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.

Haydn Sinclair hates absolutely everything about his aunt and uncle's...


Snake Bite

Young Sherlock Holmes #5

by Andrew Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 20, 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...


Billy Green Saves the Day

by Ben Guyatt Dundurn (July 28, 2009)

During the War of 1812, 18-year-old Billy Green spots the advancing American army and must ride three hours in the middle of the night to Burlington Heights to warn the British.


She Loves You

by Rhonda Batchelor Dundurn (July 14, 2008)

Amid rumours of her supposed homosexuality, 14-year-old Annie is drawn to a group of ragtag local hippies. Sweet William is even more bereft than Annie, and not by choice.


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...


Emily of Deep Valley: A Deep Valley Book

by Maud Hart Lovelace William Morrow Paperbacks (April 26, 2011)

“I re-read these books every year, marveling at how a world so quaint—shirtwaists! Pompadours! Merry Widow hats!—can feature a heroine who is undeniably modern.” —Laura Lippman

“There are three authors...


Carney's House Party/Winona's Pony Cart: Two Deep Valley Books

by Maud Hart Lovelace William Morrow Paperbacks (April 26, 2011)

“Some characters become your friends for life. That’s how it was for me with Betsy-Tacy.” —Judy Blume

“I am fairly certain that my independent, high-spirited grandmother must have had a childhood similar...


Jake Ransom and the Howling Sphinx

by James Rollins HarperCollins (May 03, 2011)

Using his father's watch as a key, Jake intends to return to Calypsos. Instead he's thrust into a strange desert land where he's joined by his friends Marika, Pindor, and Bach'uuk and his sister, Kady. As they...


Arcady's Goal

by Eugene Yelchin Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 13, 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 Elf Legacy - Book Five of The Magi Charter

by Jordan David eBookIt.com (August 17, 2014)

Time marches on... Santas and Elves come and go at the North Pole complex. For some the reasons they choose to leave are personal, for others it's a dismissal. Santa's annual Mission must never fail despite...


Piau's Potato Present

by Diane Carmel Léger Bouton d'or Acadie (September 12, 2014)

Did a gift of potatoes in 1768 lead to a popular dish enjoyed by Acadians today? Christian Treitz, the youngest son in a German family immigrated to the Monckton Township, learns that the trauma of the Acadian...


The Prophecy

Reign #1

by Lily Blake Poppy (September 23, 2014)

Death has come to court. As the plague rages outside the palace walls, tormented screams and pleas for help go unanswered by the members of the French court sheltered within the castle. Mary Queen of Scots feels...


Saving the Unicorn's Horn

by Julia Edwards Laverstock Publishing (September 08, 2014)

What can you do when your closest friend lives hundreds of years away? Joe Hopkins is staying in York for October half-term. He hasn't seen Lucy since the beginning of September and he's really missing her....


Willie & Me

by Dan Gutman HarperCollins (March 03, 2015)

With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life.

Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating...


Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

Prisoner of Night and Fog #2

by Anne Blankman Balzer + Bray (April 21, 2015)

Acclaimed author Anne Blankman returns to the shadowy and dangerous world of 1930s Germany in this thrilling sequel to Prisoner of Night and Fog, perfect for fans of Code Name Verity.

The girl known as Gretchen...


Just a Drop of Water

by Kerry O'Malley Cerra Sky Pony (September 02, 2014)

  • A touching middle grade story about a boy trying to process the events of September 11 and how they impact his friendships

  • Jake wants to be a soldier and wants to outsmart his school’s rival cross country...

Searching for Silverheels

by Jeannie Mobley Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 02, 2014)

A starry-eyed girl and a gruff suffragette decipher the myth of a dancer-turned-local-hero in this gorgeous novel from the author of Katerina's Wish that Kirkus Reviews called "an engrossing, plausible story...


Anybody Shining

by Frances O'Roark Dowell Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 07, 2014)

Can one mistake destroy the chance of a lifetime? A girl discovers there are many ways of being true in this magnificent ode to handwritten letters and the shining power of friendship from the author of Dovey...


Betsy Ross

by Ann Weil & Al Fiorentino Aladdin (August 12, 2014)

Explore the childhood of Betsy Ross and find out why she's an all-star in American history!

Betsy Ross is remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington...


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."

Beatrice...


Outside In

by Karen Romano Young Greenwillow Books (April 19, 2011)

Chérie Witkowski is twelve, and she doesn't want to turn thirteen this year. This is the year, 1968, that everything -- absolutely everything-seems to be changing. At home her parents are expecting a new baby,...


Katherine's Story, 1848

by Adele Whitby Simon Spotlight (August 26, 2014)

Trouble is brewing at Vandermeer Manor and it is up to Katherine and Elizabeth to reveal the truth before it's too late in the fourth book of a fascinating historical fiction series.

Twins Katherine and Elizabeth...


Elizabeth's Story, 1848

by Adele Whitby Simon Spotlight (August 26, 2014)

Discover the chilling secrets surrounding Maggie O'Brien's disappearance from Chatswood Manor in the third book of an irresistibly entertaining historical fiction mystery series.

Elizabeth and Katherine Chatswood...


Ben Franklin's Fame

Blast to the Past #6

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & Guy Francis Aladdin (September 02, 2014)

It's a race against time!

Abigail and her friends can't believe it--Babs Magee has finally convinced someone to quit, and that someone is Benjamin Franklin! Babs is making a terrible mess of history, and it's...


Totem

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (July 19, 2014)

As an orphaned white boy in a school of Native students, 14-year-old Jonny Joe isn't like the others at the island Redemption Residential School. After an escape attempt, Jonny and Ernie hide out in a mountain...


The Trouble with May Amelia

by Jennifer L. Holm & Adam Gustavson Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 05, 2011)

The long-awaited and highly anticipated sequel to the Newbery Honor winner Our Only May Amelia, by the bestselling and cherished author Jennifer Holm.

May Amelia Jackson captured readers' hearts in the Newbery...


George Washington

by Augusta Stevenson & E. Joseph Dreany Aladdin (August 12, 2014)

Get to know George Washington as a kid and discover what made him the ultimate all-star in American history.

George Washington was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental...


Earthquake

by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (July 22, 2014)

Can two kids survive the biggest disaster of 1906? Find out in this gripping tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series.

Brendan O'Connor is delivering pastries to the bustling businesses and elegant...