A Curious Tale of the In-Between will appeal to young people who like ghost stories and the supernatural and who have issues of loss and unsolved mysteries in their own lives.
Author: Elizabeth Varadan
Confessions of an Imaginary Friend: A Memoir by Jacques Papier will appeal to young people who have ever felt unnoticeable and left out of things. It will also appeal to young people who like witty humor and to anyone of a philosophical bent.
Sky Jumpers depicts a post-apocalyptic world after World War III. Its spunky heroine, Hope Toriella, her best friend, Aaren, and their acquaintance, Brock, are risk-takers who like to climb the cliff at the town’s edge, hold their breaths, and jump through the Bomb’s Breath.
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere will appeal to young people who have had to cope with catastrophe and its aftermath.
The Defiant will appeal to middle grade and young adult readers interested in adventure, mystery, and eerie situations.
Stay Where You Are & Then Leave will appeal to middle grade readers interested in twentieth century history, life in England during World War I; also anyone who has had to deal with a parent changed by trauma.
Ten-year-old Micah Tuttle has always been entranced by Grandpa Ephraim’s tales of Circus Mirandus, a magic circus where the improbable is possible. No tale is as wondrous as the one about The Man Who Bends Light and his ability to make dreams reality.
Counting by 7s, written by Holly Goldberg Sloan, will appeal to middle grade readers who are dealing with loss or coping with being “different” in some way from their peers.
When twelve-year-old Abby Force found her attorney father unconscious, he was surrounded by jewelry taken from a secret hiding place in his library ceiling.
Screaming at the Ump will appeal to both boys and girls who are interested in sports (especially baseball), and journalism, coping with the transition to middle school, or dealing with family conflicts.