Imogene (Impy) is eager join her parents working at the Renaissance Fair, but for her first test of bravery, she’ll have to attend public school after a lifetime of homeschooling. To gain favor with her new friends, she makes choices that are not so nice to others, which makes her question: is she more like a heroic knight, or a fire-breathing dragon?
Amal is the eldest daughter in her family, which comes with a tremendous burden of responsibility. Forced to work as an indentured servant to pay off her family’s debt, she endures hardships and heartache, but remains strong in hopes of seeing her loved ones again. Set in Pakistan, this is a great story of strength, hope, and bravery.
Artemis kidnaps a fairy to hold for ransom and restore his family’s wealth, but soon realizes he may be in over his head when the fairies stop playing by the rules. This adventure is set in England, and has a little bit of everything: magic, mythical creatures, treasure, treachery, and a young criminal mastermind with a score to settle.
This book is set during the Civil War. So where did the dinosaurs come from? In this historical fantasy, a group of orphans are on the run from slavers after their home is burned down and their friends are kidnapped. Now Magdalys and the others must train to work with dinosaurs and fly pterodactyls so that they can save their friends!
New middle-schooler Ellie Cruz misses her best friend, her old school, and her goldfish that died. Then her mom brings home a strange 13-year-old boy named Melvin, who is really Ellie’s scientist grandfather who has found the secret to reversing aging! So now Ellie must conquer middle school and living with her newly-teenaged grandfather.
The fourth and final installment of Reynold’s Track series is the story of Lu, who was born an albino but has never let this stand as a hurdle in his way. But now things are changing for Lu, with a new baby coming at home; as co-captain of the Defenders, can he still lead his team to win the championship?
What if Arthur never pulled the sword from the stone and became king? After accidentally traveling to the 21st century, that’s exactly what he’s considering; after all, if he stays in the future, he won’t lose his true love or die in battle. But staying in the future could alter more than he realizes, so gamer-geeks Sophie and Stu set out to get Arthur back to the past!
Melody can’t talk, write, speak, or take care of herself. Most people think this means she isn’t smart, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Melody was born with Cerebral Palsy, but she also has a photographic memory and is determined to show everyone that she can make a difference in this world, despite people’s incorrect assumptions.
Three stories, woven together over time and distance, detail the journeys of three families seeking freedom from persecution, freedom from tyranny, and freedom from war. This is a heartbreaking story that allows the reader to feel and better understand what it’s like to seek refuge from others… to be refugees. Keep the tissues handy!
In a fantastical version of a Victorian-era South Africa, Anglet Sutonga is the best steeplejack - and the only girl - in the 7th Street Gang. When her new apprentice is murdered, Ang is pulled into a mystery involving a missing city beacon and the rich and powerful elite, forcing her to join forces with individuals from all levels of society just to survive.
What would you do if you saw a news story about somebody who has your name, your age, and your birthday - and has just been kidnapped? And then your mother suddenly disappeared, leaving you and your siblings in the care of a stranger? That’s what Chess, Emma and Finn Greystone have to figure out in this strange and mysterious tale.
Stewart and Ashley could not be more different, but are forced into each other’s lives when their parents start dating and move in together. They have nothing in common, except they are both made of molecules. But despite their differences, they must learn to get along and work together in their new home.