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Deathless Divide

Dread Nation #2

by Justina Ireland Balzer + Bray (February 04, 2020)

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling epic Dread Nation is an unforgettable journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America.

After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life would get...


Dread Nation

Dread Nation #1

by Justina Ireland Balzer + Bray (April 03, 2018)

New York Times bestseller * Six starred reviews

At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar—a country on...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


A Cold Legacy

The Madman's Daughter #3

by Megan Shepherd Balzer + Bray (January 27, 2015)

With inspiration from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein—and perfect for fans of Libba Bray—this breathless conclusion to the Madman's Daughter trilogy explores the things we'll sacrifice to save those we love…even...


Tree Girl

by Ben Mikaelsen HarperCollins (March 29, 2011)

They call Gabriela Tree Girl. Gabi climbs trees to be within reach of the eagles and watch the sun rise into an empty sky. She is at home among the outstretched branches of the Guatemalan forests.

Then one...


So Far from the Bamboo Grove

by Yoko Kawashima Watkins HarperCollins (June 24, 2014)

In the final days of World War II, Koreans were determined to take back control of their country from the Japanese and end the suffering caused by the Japanese occupation. As an eleven-year-old girl living with...


Inside Out and Back Again

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2011

by Thanhha Lai HarperCollins (February 22, 2011)

Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!

Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee—fleeing Vietnam after...


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...


Forbidden

Forbidden #1

by Kimberley Griffiths Little HarperCollins (November 04, 2014)

A sweeping, epic saga of romance and hardship, set against the dramatic backdrop of Ancient Mesopotamia—for fans of Cleopatra's Moon or the adult bestseller The Red Tent.

In the unforgiving Mesopotamian desert...


Prisoner of Night and Fog

Prisoner of Night and Fog #1

by Anne Blankman Balzer + Bray (April 22, 2014)

A gripping historical thriller set in 1930s Munich, Prisoner of Night and Fog is the evocative story of an ordinary girl faced with an extraordinary choice in Hitler's Germany. Fans of Code Name Verity will...


Most Wanted

by Kate Thompson Greenwillow Books (February 08, 2011)

While making his daily deliveries, a baker’s son suddenly finds himself holding a stallion’s golden lead. Soon the boy discovers that this isn’t just any horse, it’s the most powerful creature in all...


Invisible Things

by Jenny Davidson HarperTeen (November 23, 2010)

Sixteen-year-old Sophie knows there is more to the story of her parents' death. And she's on a mission to find the truth. To aid her in solving the decades-old mystery, Sophie has enlisted her best friend, Mikael,...


Bright Young Things

Bright Young Things #1

by Anna Godbersen HarperCollins (October 12, 2010)

The year is 1929. New York is ruled by the Bright Young Things: flappers and socialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams in the anything-goes era of the Roaring Twenties.

Letty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey escaped...


Crispin: The End of Time

by Avi Balzer + Bray (June 15, 2010)

As long as I could keep myself out of bondage, I would be true to Bear's teaching. And so it was that beyond all else, I was determined to keep my freedom.

After the death of their beloved mentor, Bear, Crispin...


The Other Side of Truth

by Beverley Naidoo HarperCollins (April 13, 2010)

Will the truth harm them -- or save them?

When Nigeria's corrupt military government kills their mother, twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi think their lives are over. Out of fear for their safety, their...


The Secret of the Rose

by Sarah L. Thomson Greenwillow Books (January 26, 2010)

An exciting and romantic spy-thriller set in Elizabethan England, featuring a brave heroine who must disguise herself as a boy-or have her true identity revealed.


A Voice of Her Own

by Barbara Dana HarperTeen (January 26, 2010)

When something is most important to me and I do not want to lose it, I gather it into a poem. It is said that women must employ the needle and not the pen. But I will be a Poet! That's who I am!

Before she was...


Splendor

Luxe #4

by Anna Godbersen HarperCollins (October 27, 2009)

Gossip Girl meets the Gilded Age in this delicious and compelling novel, the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling series from author Anna Godbersen.

In the dramatic conclusion to the New York...


A Troubled Peace

by L. M. Elliott Katherine Tegen Books (August 25, 2009)

March 1945

World War II may be ending, but for nineteen-year-old pilot Henry Forester the conflict still rages. Shot down behind enemy lines in France, Henry endured a dangerous trek to freedom, relying on the...


Great

by Sara Benincasa HarperTeen (April 08, 2014)

In this contemporary retelling of The Great Gatsby, by comedian Sara Benincasa, a teenage girl becomes entangled in the romance and drama of a Hamptons social circle and is implicated in a scandal that shakes...


Her Dark Curiosity

The Madman's Daughter #2

by Megan Shepherd Balzer + Bray (January 28, 2014)

Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this tantalizing sequel to Megan Shepherd's gothic suspense novel The Madman's Daughter explores the hidden natures of those we love and how far we'll...


The Stolen One

by Suzanne Crowley Greenwillow Books (June 30, 2009)

No one wanted you. But I did.

Kat's true identity is a secret, even from her. All she has ever known are Grace and Anna and their small village. Kat wants more—more than hours spent embroidering finery for...


The Entertainer and the Dybbuk

by Sid Fleischman Greenwillow Books (June 09, 2009)

One night The Great Freddie, a young ventriloquist, is possessed by a dybbuk.

A what?

A Jewish spirit. A scrappy demon who glows as if spray-painted by moonlight.

The dybbuk is revealed to be the ghost of a...


Highway Robbery

by Kate Thompson & Robert Dress Greenwillow Books (May 26, 2009)

The rider sprang off as light as a cat and pulled the reins over the horse's head. Then he marched straight over to me and put them into my hand.

"Hold the mare for me, lad. And when I come back, I'll give you...


The Locked Garden

by Gloria Whelan HarperCollins (June 02, 2009)

It's the year 1900, the dawn of a new century and a chance for a new beginning for Verna and Carlie, whose mother died two years ago. They are headed to their new home—the grounds of an asylum for the mentally...


Chickadee

The Birchbark House #4

by Louise Erdrich HarperCollins (August 21, 2012)

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, Chickadee is the first novel of a new arc in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.

Twin...


The Schooner's Revenge

by Robert Sutherland HarperCollins (June 01, 2010)

Fourteen-year-old Ben Random has always been drawn to the ships that skim the blue waters of Lake Ontario off the shores of York, the capital of Upper Canada. But his dream of serving on a Royal Navy vessel...


And Nothing But The Truth

by Kit Pearson HarperCollins (August 14, 2012)

Kit Pearson’s endearing heroine from The Whole Truth, Polly, is now thirteen and following in her sister’s footsteps to a boarding school in Victoria. The adjustment is difficult—all those rules!—and...


The Whole Truth

The Whole Truth #1

by Kit Pearson HarperTrophy (August 16, 2011)

It is 1932. Polly and her older sister, Maud, travel by train and boat from Winnipeg to an island between Vancouver and Victoria. Polly will live with their grandmother, the sisters’ new guardian, and attend...


Lionheart's Scribe

by Karleen Bradford HarperCollins (August 01, 2010)

“Bradford makes history come alive.” Canadian Children’s Literature knew that Karleen Bradford had a winner in There Will Be Wolves, the first, award-winning instalment in her Crusades trilogy. The bestselling...


Secret Of Devil Lake

by Robert Sutherland HarperCollins (June 29, 2010)

He knows in his heart that his father, Lieutenant James Martin, could not have stolen the money stored overnight in the blockhouse of The Isthmus and then brutally murdered his commanding officer, Colonel Forrester....


The Secret Valley

by Clyde Robert Bulla HarperCollins (June 25, 2013)

Join Frank, Ellen, and the whole Davis family on their adventure west during the Gold Rush of 1849. This exciting chronicle has the same appeal as Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books.


Hideous Love

by Stephanie Hemphill Balzer + Bray (October 01, 2013)

From Stephanie Hemphill, author of the Printz Honor winner Your Own, Sylvia and the acclaimed novel Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials, comes the fascinating story of gothic novelist Mary Shelley,...


The Laura Line

by Crystal Allen Balzer + Bray (April 23, 2013)

A touching and funny story of one girl’s journey to discover where she came from and the unlimited possibilities of who she can become, from Crystal Allen, the acclaimed author of How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won...


The Last Musketeer #3: Double Cross

The Last Musketeer #3

by Stuart Gibbs HarperCollins (March 26, 2013)

The past, present, and future are all at stake in this final book in the thrilling time travel adventure trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs.

Greg Rich should feel invincible. After all,...


The Madman's Daughter

The Madman's Daughter #1

by Megan Shepherd Balzer + Bray (January 29, 2013)

For fans of Libba Bray, this first book in a gothic suspense trilogy is inspired by H. G. Wells's The Island of Dr. Moreau and has been hailed by New York Times bestseller Carrie Ryan as having "beautiful writing,...


The Lucky Ones

Bright Young Things #3

by Anna Godbersen HarperCollins (November 27, 2012)

Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen, author of the bestselling Luxe series, introduced the girls of 1929, girls with big dreams and big secrets in the big city of Manhattan during the Jazz Age. Each girl had...


Daughters unto Devils

by Amy Lukavics & Jorjeana Marie Harlequin Audio (February 02, 2016)

When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of the past winter;...


A Perilous Journey of Danger and Mayhem #1: A Dastardly Plot

by Christopher Healy & Tara Sands Walden Pond Press (September 25, 2018)

A rip-roaring, hilarious alternate-history adventure starring the world's most famous inventors--and its most forgotten. From the author of the beloved Hero's Guide series, Christopher Healy.

It's 1883--the...


Tangled in Time: The Portal

by Kathryn Lasky & Jorjeana Marie HarperCollins (March 19, 2019)

"Kathryn Lasky's latest is a sleight-of-hand that will have you clapping your hands. With the brio and big-heart that characterizes all of Lasky's work, this opening salvo of a new series can be heralded with...