Ten to Fourteen, 2016 List
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).