Jilly can’t wait to be a big sister, and she doesn’t understand her parents’ reactions when they learn her new baby sister, Emma, was born deaf.
In this sequel to 2017’s The Witch Boy, author Molly Knox Ostertag returns to the magical world of the Vanissen family. While Aster’s family now allows him to openly learn witchcraft, fully accepting his identity is another matter.
On a day when Arthur Penhaligon is just struggling to make it through gym class without suffering an asthma attack, he discovers he’s the inheritor of great magical power – power that he’ll need to save both his world and others he never knew existed.
When New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum is destroyed in the Draft Riots of 1863, Magdalys Roca and her friends simultaneously lose their home and become targets of a nefarious slave-trading network that kidnaps free black people from the North and sells them into slavery in the South.
Callum returns for a fifth year at the Magisterium after being cleared of being the Enemy of Death. His reception by his fellow classmates is less than enthusiastic, and it doesn’t help that Callum now has Aaron’s soul rattling around in his head, too.
As Supernova begins, Trellis and Vigo come face to face with Emily’s dark Phoenix form in an encounter that they hope will reveal that Emily – the real, good Emily – is still in there somewhere.
Ever since Cass almost drowned on her last birthday, she’s developed a strange connection with the land of the dead, capable of crossing to the other side of the “Veil” and encountering the ghosts trapped there.
In Give Me Some Truth, author Eric Gansworth returns to the Tuscarora Indian reservation to follow Carson Mastick, a high school senior and committed lead singer of his rock band, and Maggi Bokoni, a talented artist straining against tradition.
Seventh grade isn’t off to a great start for Dany – she’s starting middle school, and none of her friends are in her classes. But when Dany discovers that a sketchbook she inherits from Great-Aunt Elma brings anything she draws to life, things take a turn for the interesting.
Avery discovers a love for poetry – Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and others – right before the end of the school year. As it turns out, he’s going to need it to navigate the next several months of pain, grief, and first love.