Newbery Medalist Madeline L'Engle once wrote, “Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.” Each one of these books does exactly that, in its own way.
Eventown is a haunting and lyrical fable about what happens when a family tries to literally leave their most painful memories behind.
Laura Tucker’s debut novel is a beguiling and well-structured mystery set against the backdrop of the New York City art scene.
Ashley Herring Blake explores the intense emotional landscape of early adolescence with sensitivity, humor and authenticity.
Kate Allen’s debut novel is a beautiful and big-hearted story about friendship, grief and healing.
Some Places More Than Others is Renée Watson’s love letter to New York City and an appealing celebration of family and community.
In prose that feels both beautifully spare and deeply rich, Beverly, Right Here is a reminder of the enduring power of kindness, hope and storytelling.
Full of Gary D. Schmidt’s signature humor and complex characters who find themselves tested by life-changing situations, Pay Attention, Carter Jones is hilarious and heart-wrenching.
Infinite Hope is the extraordinary memoir of a hugely beloved figure in children’s literature, who tells his inspiring story here for the first time.
Despite simple-seeming prose, Jason Reynolds’ language sparkles in these ten stories that demonstrate his range of superb storytelling.
Erin Entrada Kelly’s triumphant entry into the fantasy genre is an exquisite reminder that although strength and skill may not always be able to defeat darkness and restore light, kindness, integrity and steadfast love always will.