In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. A strong option for summer reading—take this book along on a family road trip or enjoy it at home.
National Book Award-finalist Ibi Zoboi makes her middle-grade debut with a moving story of a girl finding her place in a world that's changing at warp speed.
A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK
"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."
Welcome to Daniel Boone Middle School in the 1970s, where teachers and coaches must hide who they are, and girls who like girls are forced to question their own choices. Presented in the voice of a premier storyteller, One True Way sheds exquisite light on what it means to be different, while at the same time being wholly true to oneself.$7.99ISBN: 9780062686213Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Greenwillow Books - May 5th, 2020
A Newbery Honor Book * Booklist Editors’ Choice * BookPage Best Books * Chicago Public Library Best Fiction * Horn Book Fanfare * Kirkus Reviews Best Books * Publishers Weekly Best Books * Wall Street Journal Best of the Year * An ALA Notable Book$9.99ISBN: 9780142427378Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Puffin Books - March 20th, 2018
A 2017 Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award
An exciting and hilarious medieval adventure from the bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm. Beautifully illustrated throughout!Email or call for price.ISBN: 9780142421840Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Puffin Books - January 10th, 2013
This story of Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, tells a darker piece of America's history from an often unseen perspective-that of three of Jefferson's slaves-including two of his own children.$7.99ISBN: 9780545477116Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 2012Avi's treasured Newbery Honor Book now with exclusive bonus content!
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
A Newbery Honor Book
* "A thrilling tale, tautly plotted, vividly narrated." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
$7.99ISBN: 9780439023450Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 2009Elijah of Buxton, recipient of the Newbery Honor and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. This edition includes exclusive bonus content!
$17.99ISBN: 9781338275476Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen transports readers to a corner of history with this inspiring story of a girl who discovers the strength of her people united in resisting oppression.$7.99ISBN: 9780763658144Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Candlewick - December 27th, 2011
Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Author Award Winner 2011!
Endorsed by the Zora Neale Hurston Trust$7.99ISBN: 9780439796644Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 2010In 1914, Joey, a farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of World War I on the Western Front. When Joey is dragged away, his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he is forced to leave behind. In the army the beautiful red-bay horse is trained to charge the enemy, drag heavy artillery, and carry wounded soldiers not much older than Albert off the battlefields.$17.99ISBN: 9780525555568Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020
★ “Historical fiction at its finest.” –The Horn Book
“There has never been a better time to read about healing, of both the body and the heart.” –The New York Times Book Review
Echo Mountain is an acclaimed best book of 2020!$16.99ISBN: 9781419708978Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Amulet Books - February 25th, 2020
Newbery Honor recipient Margi Preus tells the incredible true story of a group of French teenagers who helped save refugees in WWII
Based on the true story of the French villagers in WWII who saved thousands of Jews, this novel tells how a group of young teenagers stood up for what is right.$7.99ISBN: 9781338312836Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Inc. - January 29th, 2019For readers who were enthralled by Alan Gratz's Prisoner B-3087 comes a gripping novel about a lesser-known part of WWII.
Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she?
But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II.
$17.99ISBN: 9781338148473Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Scholastic Press - August 28th, 2018Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference.$8.99ISBN: 9780147510488Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016
*Newbery Honor book
*Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award
This #1 New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Fighting Words, and for fans of Fish in a Tree and Sarah, Plain and Tall.
$8.99ISBN: 9780547577098Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2011
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.
Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, acr$8.99ISBN: 9780142411490Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - May 1st, 2008
A heartfelt story of a budding friendship in the thick of the war--winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction$8.99ISBN: 9781250034106Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Square Fish - October 15th, 2013
A Newbery Honor Book.
Sasha Zaichik has known the laws of the Soviet Young Pioneers since the age of six:
The Young Pioneer is devoted to Comrade Stalin, the Communist Party, and Communism.
A Young Pioneer is a reliable comrade and always acts according to conscience.
A Young Pioneer has a right to criticize shortcomings.$7.99ISBN: 9781250294180Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Square Fish - December 31st, 2018
Betty Before X is a powerful middle-grade fictionalized account of the childhood activism of Betty Shabazz, Malcolm X’s wife, written by their daughter Ilyasah Shabazz.$8.99ISBN: 9780425288603Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - February 12th, 2019
A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field!$7.99ISBN: 9780545682442Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Inc. - April 24th, 2018A Night Divided joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
$9.99ISBN: 9780545106061Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 30th, 2013Four starred reviews greeted this new, groundbreaking classic from Deborah Wiles!$8.99ISBN: 9780440414124Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Yearling - September 8th, 1997
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement.$9.95ISBN: 9780816698158Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - August 15th, 2015
A coming-of-age novel set in the early 1960s in Minneapolis, The Summer Sherman Loved Me is an honest look at the struggles of a twelve-year-old girl that transcends time.$7.99ISBN: 9780547237602Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Clarion Books - May 18th, 2009
In this Newbery Honor–winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt tells the witty and compelling story of a teenage boy who feels that fate has it in for him, during the school year 1968-68.
Seventh grader Holling Hoodhood isn't happy. He is sure his new teacher, Mrs. Baker, hates his guts.$8.99ISBN: 9780142425541Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Puffin Books - May 14th, 2019
Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, one young girl is determined to save her brother from the draft—and gets help from an unlikely source—in this middle-grade tale, perfect for fans of The Wednesday Wars
$8.99ISBN: 9780061962790Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2013
Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!$17.99ISBN: 9781338356281Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 21st, 2020From two-time National Book Award finalist Deborah Wiles, a masterpiece exploration of one of the darkest moments in our history, when American troops killed four American students protesting the Vietnam War.
May 4, 1970.
Kent State University.
$8.99ISBN: 9781580898997Availability: BackorderedPublished: Charlesbridge - March 5th, 2019
Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America.