Everyone in Caitlin’s class wrote to an unknown student in a distant place. Martin was lucky to ever receive a pen-pal letter. There were only only ten letters, and fifty kids in his class. But he was the top student so he got the first one.
Up From the Sea is about a high schooler, Kai who faces an earthquake followed by a tsunami in Japan. He loses almost everything he owns and everyone he cares about, including his family.
When Benjamin’s dad, the Apothecary, gets captured, Janie and Benjamin team up to rescue him and unravel the secrets from a valuable book called The Pharmacopoeia.
Fast Facts Title: The Sun is Also a Star Author: Nicola Yoon Publication Date: November 2016 Genre: Realistic fiction/romance Recommended for: Ages 13 [...]
Felix Knutsson is nearly thirteen, lives with his mother and pet gerbil Horatio, and is brilliant at memorising facts and trivia. So far, pretty normal. But Felix and his mom Astrid have a secret: they are living in a van.
Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days finding and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the German army invaded.
It is the late 19th century in the Eastern End of London, and a dangerous serial killer is on the loose. With little time before the killer takes another life, it is up to the infamous duo, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, to figure out the true identity of the killer that would soon become notorious: Jack the Ripper.
Fast Facts Title: The Remarkable Inventions of Walter Mortinson Author: Quinn Sosna-Spear Publication date: April 2nd, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction/Realistic Fiction Recommended for: Ages 8 & up Rating: 4 [...]
Death is nothing new to Dino, as his parents own a funeral home, but when the dead don’t stay dead, he finds that he has a harder time coping.
As the Jhereg is the only house in which someone could buy into, it attracts a large number of the Easterns, an oppressed race. Vlad Taltos is one such member and just like every other member, he is a part of the house for one reason, for dirty money.