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Night Witches: A Novel of World War Two

KATHRYN LASKY · SCHOLASTIC (US)
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

16-year-old Valya knows what it feels like to fly. She's a pilot who's always felt more at home soaring through the sky than down on earth. But since the Germans surrounded Stalingrad, Valya's been forced to stay on the ground and watch her city crumble.

When her mother is killed...
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Max

Sarah Cohen-Scali · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Nazi Germany 1936. The Lebensborn program is going strong as German women are carefully selected by the Nazis and recruited to give birth to new representatives of the Aryan race. Inside one of these women is Max, a fetus waiting to be born and fulfill his destiny as the perfect Aryan....
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The Dark Days Pact

Alison Goodman · Viking Children'S Books
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

Sequel to New York Times bestselling author Alison Goodman's acclaimed The Dark Days Club - a smashing combination of Buffy and Jane Austen!

Summer, 1812.
After the scandalous events at her presentation ball in London, Lady Helen has taken refuge...
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Silver Stars

Michael Grant · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Girl in the Blue Coat, Salt to the Sea, and The Boy at the Top of the Mountain, the second book of New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant's epic alternate history is a coming-of-age story about three girls who are fiercely fighting their own personal battles in the midst...

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Ashes

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical...
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To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party

Skila Brown · Candlewick Press
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Told in riveting, keenly observed poetry, a moving first-person narrative as experienced by a young survivor of the tragic Donner Party of 1846.

The journey west by wagon train promises to be long and arduous for nineteen-year-old Mary Ann Graves and her parents and eight...
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A Taste for Monsters

Matthew J Kirby · Scholastic Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory with nowhere to go, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant Man in London Hospital. Evelyn wanted to be locked...
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We Are Still Tornadoes: A Novel

Michael Kun · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Growing up across the street from each other, Scott and Cath have been best friends for most of their lives. Now they've graduated high school and Cath is off to college while Scott stays at home trying to get his band off the ground. Neither of them realized that their first year after...

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Stalking Jack the Ripper

Kerri Maniscalco · JIMMY Patterson Books/Little
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion...

Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth...
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Blood Red Snow White: A Novel

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

There never was a story that was happy through and through.

When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its center,...

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Shame the Stars

Guadalupe Garcia Mccall · Tu Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Eighteen-year-old Joaquin del Toro's future looks bright. With his older brother in the priesthood, he s set to inherit his family s Texas ranch. He s in love with Dulcena and she s in love with him. But it s 1915, and trouble has been brewing along the US-Mexico border. On one side,...

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Merrow

Ananda Braxton-Smith · Candlewick Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In this breathless and beautifully crafted tale, twelve-year-old Neen Marrey must separate town gossip from town lore to learn the truth about her mother - and herself.

The people of Carrick Island have been whispering behind Neen's back ever since her father drowned and her mother...
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Four-Four-Two

Dean Hughes · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

From the author of Soldier Boys and Search and Destroy comes a thought-provoking, action-packed page-turner based on the little-known history of the Japanese Americans who fought with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.

Yuki Nakahara is an American.
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The World Beneath: A Novel

Janice Warman · Candlewick Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

At the height of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle, a boy must face life decisions that test what he believes - and call for no turning back.


South Africa, 1976. Joshua lives with his mother in the maid's room, in the backyard of their wealthy white employers'...
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Iron Cast

Destiny Soria · Amulet Books
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

It's Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths - whose "afflicted" blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art - Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night...
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