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“There is a lot of pressure on youth right now, everyone is telling you what you should be doing. Telling your own stories is empowering because self…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18

Edward Gorey meets Tim Burton meets Edgar Allan Poe in award-winning comic illustrator Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods, a deliciously spooky…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18

In her latest novel, With Fearful Bravery, award-winning author Lynne Kositsky weaves a richly imagined community where unlikely companions become…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

Poignant, suspenseful, and sometimes surprising, William Bell’s Julian explores the meaning of “home” and the winding paths we take to get there.…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18

On a cold night between Christmas and New Year’s, a retired schoolteacher wanders away from home. Her body is found, frozen, the next morning. That…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18

Imagine a British boarding school. People it with an eclectic group of teens. Set them all down in the 1960s, the decade of freedom, women’s…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18

What’s in a name? Pretty well everything, especially when your name is Bob but your cute little sister calls you Bobby, your perfect older brother…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

On May 28th, 1914, the RMS Empress of Ireland sank in the St Lawrence River, fourteen minutes after being struck by the SS Storstad. Of the 1477…

Focus:

Engagement, Home

Target Age:

12-18

In Julia, Child, writer Kyo Maclear and illustrator Julie Morstad bring us a story “loosely inspired by the life and spirit of the very real Julia…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

0-3, 12-18, 3-6, 6-12

During World War I, a doll painted to look like a soldier is given to a British serviceman by his sweetheart, Margaret Merriweather. When he is…

Focus:

Home

Target Age:

12-18