National Book Award Finalist * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2018 * 2019-2020 Nebraska Golden Sower Award * Amazon Best Books of 2018 * Kirkus Best of Children’s 2018 * and More!!
From the critically acclaimed author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Leslie Connor, comes a deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope.
From Robert Beatty, the author of the award-winning Serafina books!
Set in 1900 in the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s the story of an orphaned girl – gentle of heart, but brimming with the ancient forest powers of her people–who must struggle to survive in a changing world.
In the vein of Inside Out and Back Again and The War That Saved My Lifecomes a poignant, personal, and hopeful tale of India’s partition, and of one girl’s journey to find a new home in a divided country.
Told through Nisha’s letters to her mother, The Night Diary is a heartfelt story of one girl’s search for home, for her own identity…and for a hopeful future.
Enthralling characters, a unique setting and a gripping adventure!
Building on the success of her critically acclaimed novels The One and Only Ivan, Crenshaw, and Wishtree, while also returning to her action-packed fantasy roots of Animorphs, the Endling series is Katherine Applegate at her finest.
Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this thoughtful story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M. Draper.
An NPR Book of the Year * A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A lightning strike gave her a super power…but even a super genius can’t solve the problem of middle school. A celebration of friendship, Stacy McAnulty’s smart and thoughtful middle-grade debut reminds us all to get out of our comfort zones and embrace what makes us different.
From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery Award-winner, The Crossover, illustrated with striking graphic novel panels.
Simultaneously heartwarming and delightfully spooky, The House in Poplar Wood is a story about a boy’s desire to be free, a girl’s desire to make a difference, and a family’s desire to be together again.