Historical Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Series

Abigail Adams: Pirate of the Caribbean by Steve Sheinkin

Grades 3-6

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This book is a fresh new way to teach kids about history. Centered around the time period of Abigail Adams, the story follows Abby, a history student whose friends think history is boring. When she hears this, Abigail Adams goes on a mission to change their minds! She escapes the White House and becomes a Caribbean Pirate. Can Abby fix history before it’s too late?

Thanks to School Library Journal for a review copy of this book.

Romance, Series, YA Fiction

Finding Perfect by Kendra C. Highley

Grades 9-12

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Paige Westfield has just gotten a D on her calc test, and is desperate to raise her grade. It seems the only option is for her to contract Ben Franklin to be her tutor. And yes, he’s related to THE Ben Franklin. Paige knows Ben is trouble, but she’s willing to help him get his act together if he helps her. It’s the perfect arrangement – or is it? Read Finding Perfect to find out!

Romance, Series, YA Fiction

Diving In by Kate Cann

Grades 9-12

diving inThe first in the Art and Coll quartet, Kate Cann follows 17-year-old Colette as she searches for summer love and finds it in a boy named Arthur, or ‘Art’ for short. He’s handsome and rich, and she’s quickly interested. Too interested, in fact. She quickly gets attached to him and wonders why he’s not answering her calls. Did she dive in too fast?