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Ticket to India

by N. H. Senzai

A trip to India turns into a grand adventure in this contemporary novel about the Great Partition, from the award-winning author of Saving Kabul Corner and Shooting Kabul.

A map, two train tickets, and a mission....

One Today

by Richard Blanco & Dav Pilkey

One Today is a poem celebrating America.

President Barack Obama invited Richard Blanco to write a poem to share at his second presidential inauguration.

That poem is One Today, a lush and lyrical, patriotic commemoration...

Lola Levine Is Not Mean!

by Monica Brown

Lola Levine likes writing in her diario, sipping her mom's cafe con leche, eating her dad's matzo ball soup, and playing soccer with her team, the Orange Smoothies. So what if she doesn't always fit in?


The Soul of Harmony

by Craig Rex Perry

The Soul of Harmony is a music driven, action adventure that follows the near capture of young Harmony Walker and her famous dad, blues and jazz musician John "Eazy" Walker.  

Seduced by promises of fame and...

The Lightning Queen

by Laura Resau

A stunningly rendered mystical novel, set in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s, illuminates the power of an unlikely friendship that blends cultures, magic, and possibilities. Nothing exciting happens...

Esperanza Renace

by Pam Munoz Ryan

A Mexican "Grapes of Wrath," based on a family story, from the award-winning author of Riding Freedom. Esperanza Ortega tiene todos los tesoros que una chica pueda desear: hermosos vestidos, una linda casa llena...

Yo, Naomi León

by Pam Munoz Ryan

The highly anticipated new novel from the Pura Belpre and Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author of ESPERANZA RISING now in Spanish. Naomi Soledad León Outlaw ha tenido que enfrentarse a mucho en su corta vida,...


by John Christopher

Two cousins are thrust into a parallel reality when they travel through time and fire in the first book of the alternative history Fireball Trilogy, from critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher....

New Found Land

by John Christopher

Traveling through time was just the beginning—now Simon and Brad have to survive a reimagined early America in the second book of the alternative history Fireball trilogy, from critically acclaimed Tripods...

Dragon Dance

by John Christopher

Simon and Brad face their greatest danger yet—and discover the secret of the fireball—in the third book of the alternative history Fireball Trilogy, from critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher....

The Mystery of the Icy Paw Prints

by Harper Paris & Marcos Calo

Ethan and Ella follow some icy paw prints that lead to a brand-new mystery in the ninth book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about mystery, travel, and adventure.

Ethan and Ella are back in the...

Blue Voyage

by Diana Renn

An intricately crafted mystery set in the contemporary Middle East. 

Zan is a politician’s daughter and an adrenaline junkie. Whether she’s rock climbing or shoplifting, she loves to live on the edge. But...

Blonde Eskimo: A Novel

by Kristen Hunt

Neiva Ellis is caught between worlds-Alaska and the lower forty-eight, white and Eskimo, youth and adulthood, myth and tradition, good and evil, the seen and unseen. Just initiated into one side of the family's...

The Spare Room

by Kathryn Lomer

This family, she said very slowly, is the Titantic. She looked up at me and added something about an iceberg. Journeys take on many forms … Akira is sent by his family to Japan to learn English in Australia,...

Morning in Nicodemus

by Ellen Gray Massey

In 1879 three siblings -- Virgil, Marcus, and Liberty Lander -- are homesteading 160 acres in Nicodemus, an all Black community in northwestern Kansas. Not prairie fires, cyclones, droughts, winter blizzards,...

The Green Bicycle

by Haifaa Al Mansour

In the vein of Year of the Dog and The Higher Power of Lucky, this Middle Eastern coming-of-age story is told with warmth, spirit, and a mischievous sense of humor

Spunky eleven-year-old Wadjda lives in Riyadh,...

Sir Sydney Dinkum

by Martha Gold & Marc Reilly


Sir Sydney Dinkum is a story “WORTH CHEERING FOR” which is filled with “LAUGHTER & ADVENTURE.” ...

The Dead House

by Dawn Kurtagich

Welcome to the Dead House.

Three students: dead.

Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace.

Two decades have passed since an inferno swept through Elmbridge High, claiming the lives of three teenagers and causing...

The Adventures of Seymour & Hau - Morocco

by Melanie Morse & Thomas McDade

Join thrill-seeker, Seymour, and his intergalactic friend, Hau, as they travel the globe!  Using Seymour’s smarts and Hau’s out-of-this-world abilities, they follow the call of friendship to far away lands,...

Girl on a Plane

by Miriam Moss

Jordan, 1970.

After a summer spent with her family, fifteen-year-old Anna is travelling back to her English boarding school alone. But her plane never makes it home.

Anna’s flight is hijacked by Palestinian...