BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL, A HAUNTED GHOSTHOUSE MYSTERY, by E.J. Copperman, Crooked Lane Books

Barry Award-winning author E. J. Copperman is back with the tenth hilarious installment in his national bestselling Haunted Guesthouse mysteries. Haunted Guesthouse proprietress Alison Kerby and her ghostly guest detective, Paul, “auto” know better than to dig into the case of a long-buried sedan and its now-skeletal driver. Innkeeper Alison Kerby is determined to keep … Continue reading BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL, A HAUNTED GHOSTHOUSE MYSTERY, by E.J. Copperman, Crooked Lane Books

THE CHRISTMAS EVE TREE, by Delia Huddy, Illustrated by Emily Sutton, Candlewick Press

When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the center of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.

RIVER TO REDEMPTION, by Ann H. Gabhart, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

Orphaned in the cholera epidemic of 1833, Adria Starr was cared for by a slave named Louis, a man who stayed in Springfield, Kentucky, when anyone with means had fled. A man who passed up the opportunity to escape his bondage and instead tended to the sick and buried the dead. A man who, twelve … Continue reading RIVER TO REDEMPTION, by Ann H. Gabhart, Revell/Baker Publishing Group

HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

Heads and Tails by John Canty is an extraordinary children's picture book. Leveraging the natural and universal fascination that children have with animals, the book utilises hints and recognition to build a sense of anticipation on each page, that is resolved on the following page when the identity of the animal is discovered. Young readers … Continue reading HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

BOB, by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, Feiwel & Friends

DESCRIPTION: A classic middle-grade tale of magic and friendship, about a girl who helps an old friend find home, by two New York Times–bestselling authors Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead. It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten … Continue reading BOB, by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, Feiwel & Friends