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Historical Fiction April 2015

Black Dove White Raven by Elizabeth Wein

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New in April 2015

Black Dove White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
Having moved to Ethopia to avoid the prejudice of 1930s America, Emilia Menotti, her black adoptive brother Teo, and their mother Rhoda, a stunt pilot, are devoted to their new country even after war with Italy looms, drawing the teens into the conflict.


New in March 2015

Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier
In 1932, in Sydney's deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, where crime and razor-wielding men rule, two girls with contrasting lives who share the ability to see ghosts meet over a dead body and find themselves on the run from mob bosses.

New in January 2015

Hidden by Donna Jo Napoli (Companion book to Hush)
When a marauding slave ship captures her sister, Melkorka, eight-year-old Brigid is lost at sea but survives, disguised as a boy, and sets out to rescue Melkorka, and as the years pass she becomes a woman, reputed to be fierce enough to conquer a man, but desirous only of reuniting with her family.

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabass with Kekla Magoon
A novel based on the events of Malcolm X's early life.


New in December 2014

Dangerous Deceptions by Sarah Zettel (Palace of Spies, book 2)
An unwelcome engagement, a mysterious plot that hints at treason, and a possible murder add even more excitement to sixteen-year-old Peggy Fitzroy's life as she continues to serve as both a lady-in-waiting and confidential agent to King George of England.