Book List:12 titles
  • The fascinating companion title to the award-winning historical novel Blood on the River: James Town 1607. After the colony of James Town is founded in 1607. After Captain John Smith establishes trade with the Native Americans. After Pocahontas be...


  • Diana Hopkins lived in a white house. THE White House.World War II is in full force across the seas. It's 1943, President Roosevelt is in office, and Diana's father, Harry Hopkins, is his chief advisor. And Diana wants to be part of the war effort. A...


  • Adventure on the high seas! WHAM! The Pliny jolts as if Black Beard himself has just punched her in the belly. Pedro and I slide and smack--bang--into the bulwark. "We're grounded," cries the first mate. "We've hit a shoal!" In May of 1882, ...


  • It's 1838, and James has made a secret plan to escape Master Graham's farm -- and slavery. James kneels down to tell his dog Zeus he has to stay behind, because Zeus is simply too noisy to bring along on a dangerous nighttime journey. But when two...


  • Jump. That is what P.K. has done. A totally wild, crazy jump from a restrictive life with her family into a life of total adventure--rock-climbing out west with a guy she barely knows. At first, everything's amazing. Not only are they climbing in awe...


  • The year is 1878, and 13-year-old Eva has lost all the family she's ever known. Eva feels like an orphanbut she's not. Sadie Lewis, the woman who gave her up at birth, is alive and well in Denver. And Eva sets out to find her, carrying only an addres...


  • 400 years ago, a boy fought to survive in James Town... Samuel Collier came from nothing. A street urchin, an orphan and, even a thief, he seems headed for a life in the alleys of London. So when he becomes the page of Captain John Smith and boards...


  • What's the story with Akhil Vyas? At first, Becky is convinced that he's the weirdest person on earth when he shows up in her English class. He refuses to sit in a chair, stares at her with his dark eyes, and has skin covered in scars. But when her b...


  • Driven from his home by the Ku Klux Klan and still reeling from the death of his mother, Nathan moves with his father and grandfather to the desolate Pea Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina to start a new life. Fortunately, life on Pea Island...






  • Inspired by a true story, the riveting novel of a young slave girl's harrowing escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.The moment Ann Maria Weems was born, her freedom was stolen from her. Like her family and the other slaves on the farm, Ann w...


  • When 10-year-old Sarah wakes up with a wad of bubble gum stuck in her hair, she has no idea how much trouble it will cause. First, she has to cut off her long hair–then she’s mistaken for a boy on her new basketball team. At least she has good fr...


  • "Hurray for strong girl characters!"Author Elisa Carbone bursts onto the middle-grade scene with a laugh-out-loud story of a girl who tackles life head-on. Ten-year-old Sarah definitely has an attitude. But who can blame her? Her family dragged her a...