Heroic Boys

Tragedy at sea leads to mystery and suspense
Tim Golden | Aug 28 2015 | comment  
At age fifteen, Adam must take control of his family's business in 17th century Amsterdam.

Children defend the sanctity of human life
Tim Golden | May 15 2015 | comment  
Two teens protect a child from being used as a pawn in wartime.

Fighting the war at home
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 27 2015 | comment  
Young Ike dreams of joining the army.

Master of disguises
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 29 2014 | comment  
Max's reputation for solving mysteries grows.

Witness to murder
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 12 2014 | comment  
Can twelve-year-old Smith uncover the murderers' motives before becoming the next victim?

Can a twelve year old save the day?
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 20 2014 | comment  
The real hero of fairy tales

Angels among us
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 14 2014 | comment  
Vero discovers he is not really human.

The boy who never grew up
Jennifer Minicus | Jul 7 2014 | comment  
How did Peter get to Neverland?

A must-read for young and not-so-young adults
Jennifer Minicus | Jun 10 2014 | comment  
Nazi Germany seen from an original perspective.

Best seller presents heavy topics with optimism
Jane Fagan | Feb 28 2014 | comment  
Author with Guinness World Record for highest number of consecutive best-selling adult novels writes worthwhile children's book.

An anticipated sequel is released
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 26 2013 | comment  
Kitto's disability does not prevent him from becoming a hero.

War pits brother against brother
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 22 2013 | comment  
An award winning book about the American Civil War.

A Medieval Trilogy
Jennifer Minicus | Jul 5 2013 | comment  
An unpredictable plot and endearing protagonist make this trilogy an engaging "must read".

The Gift of Disability
Clare Cannon | May 31 2013 | comment  
If only we could see, as this author does, with the eyes of the heart.

In Defence of Fantasy
Clare Cannon | Apr 26 2013 | comment  
Many people tell me they don't have time for fantasy. They prefer to keep their mind in the 'real world'.

The Brotherband Chronicles
Tim Golden | Jan 25 2013 | comment  
Hal is the classic underdog-come-good.

The Trumpeter of Krakow
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 17 2012 | comment  
Everyone admires a young, courageous hero.

The 100 Cupboards Series
Jennifer Minicus | Jul 15 2012 | comment  
I do not usually enjoy creepy stories, but

Adam of the Road
Margaret Hannon | Jul 13 2012 | comment  
Life in thirteenth century England comes alive in this Newbery Medal winner.

Video Review: Holiday Reading for Teens and Young Adults
Clare Cannon | Jun 29 2012 | comment  
Entertaining summer (or winter) reading for the holidays.

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