The Downstairs Girl explores the social mores and prejudices of late-19th-century Atlanta through the eyes of a resourceful and gifted Chinese teen.
The Good Thieves combines compelling action and an irresistible “heist” tale with striking prose.
In White Bird, a graphic novel, the best-selling author of Wonder traces the holocaust history of a Wonder character’s grandmother.
Words on Fire explores a little-known chapter of European history to make a case for the necessity of words, literature, and language to a culture.
This engaging historical novel reflects on the plight of Unsung Heroes—black service men in the years immediately following World War II.
In the “Time Twisters” series, Steve Sheinkin has fun with a discipline he usually takes seriously, starting with Abraham Lincoln.
A series of charmingly old-fashioned chapter books set in the early 20th century features Newbery protagonist Calpurnia Tate.
An alternate version of English history drives Queen of the Sea, a lively graphic novel of political intrigue and warm personal relationships.