An orphan finds herself mixed up in magic and mystery at the Chicago’s World Fair in Come See the Fair, by Gavriel Savit.
Browsing: ages 10 & up
Former NASA astronaut Terry Virts answers kids’ biggest questions about space travel in The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving the Planet.
Paper Daughters of Chinatown follows the rescue of immigrant women and girls in San Francisco in the late 1890s.
A young girl sets out on an epic journey as the plague sweeps across 14th century Europe in Wild Bird, by Diane Zahler.
Siblings set out to save their father and get caught between battling sorcerers in Children of the Black Glass, by Anthony Peckham.
A 13-year-old boy discovers his grandmother’s painful past in Katherine Marsh’s The Lost Year: A Survival Story of the Ukrainian Famine.
Author Willie Mae Brown shares her remembrances in My Selma: True Stories of A Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement.
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.