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Ten to Fourteen, 2016 List

Sarah
Albee
National Geographic
9781426319198
$19.99
2015

 Albee’s chronological history of fashion covers several thousand years as well as cultures and civilizations around the world to show how clothing, armor and footwear reflect not only fashion but the economic and political circumstances of the wearers.

Angelica
Banks
Stevie Lewis
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
9781627791540
$16.99
2015

 When her mother goes missing, Tuesday McGillicutty and her dog Baxter follow a thread to the magical place where stories come alive. There they find adventure, friendship and the truth about Baxter.

Tonya
Bolden
Abrams
9781419707339
$21.95
2015

 In the 1800's shipbuilder and slave Michael Shiner bought his freedom and educated himself. His journal gives us a unique perspective of Washington, D.C.'s history to 1880 and gives readers a view of the events and attitudes of the times.

Drowned City
Don
Brown
HMH (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
9780544157774
$18.99
2015

 With monstrous winds and water, Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans, flooding the whole city. Don Brown's realistic art captures the story of panic and incompetence but also of courage and heroism as it happens.

Stella by Starlight
Sharon
Draper
Simon & Schuster (Atheneum)
9781442494978
$16.99
2015

 Stella recounts an emotional family journey during the Depression as her father attempts to vote for the first time in their Klan-threatened North Carolina segregated town.

Margarita
Engle
Abrams
9781481435222
$17.99
2015

 A sensory-rich poetic memoir of a girl raised between two countries conveys the author’s love of Cuba and her heartbreak when the revolution and its aftermath put an end to her regular summer visits.

Jennifer
Holm
Holm
Matthew Matthew Holm
Abrams
9780545741651
$23.99
2015

 A summer in Florida should mean Disney World; instead Sunny gets boring errands with her grandfather far from her troubled family. Hopeful and humorous graphic historical fiction with a 1970s setting.

Roller Girl
Victoria
Jamieson
Penguin (Dial/Random House)
9780525429678
$20.99
2015

When twelve-year-old Astrid ditches ballet and her best friend to try roller derby, her relationships and ego take the real hits. A bright graphic novel debut by a derby skater about adolescence and emerging independence.

 

Jacqueline
Kelly
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
9780805097443
$16.99
2015

 Callie Vee’s interest in animals and science, encouraged by her grandfather, is put to use when she helps save the rescued assortment of creatures brought home by her younger brother. A lively, stand-alone sequel to The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (2009).