To Ride the God’s Own Stallion by Diane Lee Wilson
After being taken as a slave to Nineveh, 13-year-old Soulai finds his life intertwined with a prince and a magnificent horse as he gets a chance to prove his bravery.
In a Dark Wood by Michael Cadnum
The story of Robin Hood --as seen by his archenemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham.
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
16-year-old Matilda Cook learns about herself as she copes with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.
The Boxer by Kathleen Karr
In 1885 New York City, boxing is illegal -- but also the best chance for Johnny to raise money for his mother and siblings.
The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman
In 19th century London, 16-year-old orphan Sally becomes involved in a deadly search for a missing ruby.
The Ornament Tree by Jean Thesman
Bonnie Shaster’s world expands as she moves to the Seattle boarding house of her mother’s progressive cousins just as World War I is coming to an end.
Last Mission by Harry Mazer
After lying about his age to join the U.S. Air Corps, Jack Raab is shot down and taken prisoner in April 1945.
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
A Harlem teenager and his platoon face a devastating tour of duty in 1967 Vietnam.