The Ghost of Midnight Lake is one of those stories that just cannot be put down until finished; the story is exciting, with twists and turns in every chapter.
Dan Gemeinhart, author of the acclaimed novel The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, discusses his newest middle grade novel, The Midnight Children.
The characters in You Gotta Have Heart are so well developed that they will surely reel readers in to see what happens next.
The book is a gripping read that will attract older teens who are able to contextualize the detailed descriptions of violence, adult topics and language, and small-town conflict that was indicative of the era
In Curiosity House The Shrunken Head, four orphans with unique abilities find themselves thrust into a murderous, madcap adventure.
A heart-to-heart with Crow from Lauren Wolk’s Beyond the Bright Sea, the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family.
The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice is a fascinating historical drama. The rich background of revolutionary France provides readers with a fascinating look at that terrifying time.
The Orphan of Torundi delivers all the key ingredients for a successful young adult novel. Romance, fast adventure, and a believable landscape blend together for a consuming read with a strong protagonist.
This book will appeal to readers of ages 12 and up, grades 7 and up, who relate to military family issues and volunteer efforts for people in other countries.