Jan 20, 2012
White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick
Sixteen-year-old Rebecca moves from London to a small, desolate village crumbling into the sea, when her policeman father is involved in a scandal at his job. She becomes friends with Ferelith, a Goth girl who likes "things that are frightening." They spend the summer together exploring...
Dec 28, 2011
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brogol
In this graphic novel, Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, feels like she'll never fit in with kids at school. Then she falls down a well, where she stumbles onto a skeleton. And meets a ghost. The ghost needs her help, and offers in...
May 26, 2011
Where the Streets Had a Name by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Thirteen-year-old Hayaat of Bethlehem faces check points, curfews, and the travel permit system designed to keep people on the West Bank when she attempts to go to her grandmother's ancestral home in Jerusalem with her best friend.