Author Willie Mae Brown shares her remembrances in My Selma: True Stories of A Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement.
Browsing: ages 10 & up
A student at an elite school on the moon discovers a secret garden in Michelle Barry’s Moongarden, the first book in her Plotting the Stars series.
Drawing Outside the Lines, by Susan J. Austin, is an imagined childhood of pioneering architect Julia Morgan, and it is excellent.
A dog and her pups fight to survive following the Chernobyl disaster in Anthony McGowan’s new middle-grade novel, Dogs of the Deadlands.
An 11-year-old Black boy joins the fight for civil rights in Shelia P. Moses’ new middle-grade novel, We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963.
A tween YouTuber gets sent to a fancy camp for witches in Wildseed Witch, a contemporary fantasy by Marti Dumas.
A girl goes back to the basics in hopes of rekindling her love of horses in Ride On, a middle-grade graphic novel by Faith Erin Hicks.
A teen jumps 10 years into the future in a twist on 13 Going on 30 in 12 to 22: POV You Wake Up in the Future! By Jen Calonita.
An eighth-grade science project inspires students to take action in A Year Without Summer, by Arlene Mark.
A town is turned upside down when a traveling doctor arrives with a cure-all tonic in Caroline Starr Rose’s new MG novel, Miraculous.