Wildfire is a fast read that will take even reluctant readers into the heart of a fast-moving catastrophe.
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 “momentous event” of transitioning to high school presents Aven Green, the armless girl-wonder, with new challenges.
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.
Beverly Tapinski, the sharp-edged friend of Raymie Nightingale, overcomes a rough upbringing in the final volume of DiCamillo’s series.
A displaced Muslim girl adjusts to America as a second, “Other Home” in this well-written verse novel.
A Wolf Called Wander sensitively traces the journey of a young wolf in his quest for a new home and pack.
An unlikely romance tinged by tragedy makes Butterfly Yellow a winning read for mature teens.