Natural, raw, and heartwarming, A Wolf Called Wander is the touching tale of one wolf trying to find where he truly belongs. A beautifully written journey that portrays this often misunderstood animal in a way we can all relate to. Take a walk with Swift on his path to find home.
Fans of Parry's A Wolf Called Wander will rejoice with her triumphant return, once again giving voice to resilient and extraordinary animals. In A Whale of the Wild, swim alongside Vega and Deneb, orca whale siblings who must navigate the changing waters around them to find food and reunite with their pod. This powerful read inspires as well as educates, giving its readers a glimpse under the surface to a world of perseverance, self-reliance, loss, and hope.
Dropped on her aunts' porch in the middle of the night, Effie is bitter about her new accommodations. Soon, though, she discovers that her aunts, initially seeming old and out-of-touch, can offer her a more fun and magical life and she could ever dream. Debut author Sophie Escabasse had me laughing out loud throughout this graphic novel, effortlessly blending the problems of a typical new kid with a suit of armor librarian and other fantastical shenanigans
Running out of the gate with her debut novel-in-verse, Medema has given us a beautiful story of family and self-discovery. For her senior project, Cordelia takes a dive into her genetic make-up, wholly unprepared for the devastation caused by her results. Heart-wrenching and compelling, YA readers will love Cordelia's path to her own truth.
In Eden Eld, a town that's a little too perfect, three 13 year olds go missing every 13 years. Against her mother's wishes, Eleanor has moved back, only to find that she and her two new friends are next. Guided by a book of fairy tales unlike any other, Eleanor, Otto, and Pip must face the formidable Mr. January and break this town's curse for good. Full of puzzle-solving and word play, Kate Alice Marshall's middle grade debut is the perfect spooky adventure.
Stevie eats, sleeps, and breathes true crime. Her dream of going to Ellingham Academy, where an unsolved murder/ kidnapping happened in the 1930s, has come true. Determined to crack the case, Stevie finds that the Truly Devious crime goes deeper than she could possibly imagine. Crafted with clear homage to Christie and Doyle, Maureen Johnson shines in this mystery all her own.