Book List in Order: 3 titles


  • Mercy Kaplan doesn't want to be like her mother, saddled with crying kids and failing crops for the rest of her life. Mercy longs to be on her own -- until her wish comes true in the worst possible way. It is 1918 and a deadly flu epidemic ravages th...



  • A poignant coming-of-age novel set during the Galveston Storm of 1900I looked south toward the gulf, trying to keep an eye on the stalking sea. Wild waves rose up like a great hand and wrenched loose the Pagoda's long staircase, sending planks tumbli...



  • "The Wynns are an unforgettable family. The details of their struggle to survive the Great Depression will linger long after the last page has been read."-Ann M. Martin, winner of the Newbery Honor for A Corner of the Universe A stunning debut nov...