Children’s publishing has shown some disturbing trends recently, but there’s also much to be thankful for.
The Downstairs Girl explores the social mores and prejudices of late-19th-century Atlanta through the eyes of a resourceful and gifted Chinese teen.
A displaced Muslim girl adjusts to America as a second, “Other Home” in this well-written verse novel.
The true story of the daring rescue of the Thai Soccer team will bring its tension and drama home to young readers.
Three unlikely people team up to perform a dangerous new surgery in Depression-era times in this gripping nonfiction story.
In Some Places More than Others, a pre-teen girl tries to fill the gaps in her sense of place and family.
A black girl adopted into a white family struggles with her own disability and her mother’s instability.
Swing and Solo: two novels-in-verse for teens that grapple with music (jazz and rock and roll), baseball, young love, and what’s really important in life.