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Grades 5 – 8. Lexile 610.
During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother i... Read More
Grades 4 – 8. Lexile 800.
In 1866, Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unl... Read More
Grades 5 – 8. Lexile 800.
The fearful events of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis are witnessed by eleven-year-old Franny, who finds her life and persp... Read More
Grades 6 – 12. Lexile 1210.
In an alternative version of Victorian London, a seventeen-year-old Dodger, a cunning and cheeky street urchin, unexpec... Read More
Grades 5 – 9. Lexile 870.
In 1939, unable to find regular jobs because of the Great Depression, long-time friends Cal Chin and Barney Young tour th... Read More
Grades 4 – 6. Lexile 540.
When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action during World War II, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstat... Read More
Grades 5 – 8. Lexile 760.
In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remot... Read More
Grades 2 – 5. Lexile 660.
Witnessing the harrowing events of the Civil War from the sidelines, eleven-year-old Henry endures the most grueling chal... Read More
Grades 7 – 12. Lexile 900.
Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protesta... Read More
Grades 6 – 8. Lexile 730.
In 1776, after witnessing the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, newly occupied by the British army, young Sophia... Read More
Grades 4 – 8. Lexile 670.
When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion... Read More
Grades 5 – 8. Lexile 630.
In 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas, painfully shy twelve-year-old Marlee sees her city and family divided over school integrat... Read More
Grades 3 – 6.
Ten-year-old Emmy Blue learns the true meaning of friendship--and how to quilt--while making a harrowing wagon journey from Illinois... Read More
Grades 5 – 8. Lexile 610.
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent t... Read More
Grades 6 – 9. Lexile 560.
Joseph and his half-Japanese cousin are forced to experience the horrors of World War II while having to take responsibil... Read More
Grades 5 – 8.
In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then relucta... Read More
Grades 7 – 12. Lexile 870.
From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New Yo... Read More