Rick Yancey delivers action and chills in this story about the monsters among us. Read more...
Isabel was promised her freedom from slavery upon the death of her master, but fate has other plans. Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution, Laurie Halse Anderson delivers an emotionally wrenching story about the price of freedom. Read more...
What I Saw and How I Lied
After Evie's father comes home from World War II, her life appears to be returning to normal. But Evie finds that her father's life is perhaps not what it seems. Great for fans of chick lit and historical fiction, and a National Book Award Winner. Read more...
Printz award winner Anderson is back with one of her most powerful novels to date. Set during the early days of the Revolutionary War, Chains tells the story of thirteen-year-old Isabel, a young slave girl who desires her own freedom as much as America is struggling for its own. When she and her sister Ruth become the property of anti-Revolution owners in New York City, an encounter with another slave with ties to the revolutionaries, and something horrible happens to Ruth, she chooses to become a spy for the cause of freedom. Intricate, powerful, moving, and painstakingly researched, Chains takes you to another time and shows how an individual can fight for her freedom. Read more...
Here Lies Arthur
Phillip Reeve, author of the fantastic Hungry City Chronicles and the sci-fi adventures of the Larklight series, creates an absolutely brilliant re-imagining of Arthurian legend. Told from the point of view of “snot-nosed” Gwynna, a young girl who is rescued by the bard Myrddin (Merlin) after her village is burned down. Through her eyes, new versions of the stories of Arthur and the people who inhabit them are seen, and Gwynna becomes central to them all under Myrddin’s guidance. Read more...
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