HOW HIGH THE MOON, by Karyn Parsons, Little, Brown Young Readers , Hachette Book Group Canada

To Kill a Mockingbird meets One Crazy Summer in this powerful, bittersweet debut about one girl's journey to reconnect with her mother and learn the truth about her father in the tumultuous times of the Jim Crow South. "Timely, captivating, and lovely. So glad this book is in the world." --Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown … Continue reading HOW HIGH THE MOON, by Karyn Parsons, Little, Brown Young Readers , Hachette Book Group Canada

THE BIGFOOT FILES, by Lindsay Eagar, Candlewick Press

From the author of Hour of the Bees comes another captivating story that deftly blurs the line between reality and magic -- and will leave you wondering What if? The Loch Ness Monster. The Frogman. Bigfoot. Twelve-year-old Miranda Cho used to believe in it all, used to love poring over every strange footprint, every stray … Continue reading THE BIGFOOT FILES, by Lindsay Eagar, Candlewick Press

THE QUEEN OF BLOODY EVERYTHING, by Joanna Nadin, Pan Macmillan

Dido Sylvia Jones is six years and twenty-seven days old when she moves from London squat to suburban Essex and promptly falls in love with Tom Trevelyan, the boy next door. It's not just Tom that Dido falls for, though: it's also his precocious sister, Harry, and their fastidious, controlling mother, Angela. Because Angela is … Continue reading THE QUEEN OF BLOODY EVERYTHING, by Joanna Nadin, Pan Macmillan

THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press

From the author of The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender comes a haunting maelstrom of magic and murder in the lush, moody Pacific Northwest. When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight … Continue reading THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press