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Historical Fiction January 2015

Hidden by Donna Jo Napoli

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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.

New in October 2014

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.

Vango by Timothee de Fombelle
A young man with a hidden past is on the run in Paris, 1934, to escape capture for a murder he didn't commit.

Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury
Zenji Watanabe, seventeen, is sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to spy on the Japanese during World War II and, after he is captured and tortured, must find a way to survive months of being lost in the jungle behind enemy lines.