New to You Books Oldies but Goodies. The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence. If it’s not the dogs, who are the thieves of Ostia? Test your logic along with twelve year olds from ancient Rome. The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence. Don’t you love a mystery?
Oldies but Goodies
If it’s not the dogs, who are the thieves of Ostia?
Test your logic along with twelve year olds from ancient Rome.
How exciting to be a passenger aboard a ship for a trip
across the ocean to an exotic continent!
Unless, like an African slave, you, are thirteen year old Jessie is kidnapped and forced against your will to work on a slave ship.
This Newberry Award winning novel invites you to experience what Jessie sees and fears as this ship leaves his home in New Orleans, sails across the ocean to Africa and back to the island of Cuba.
This classic historical novel takes you on a tour of towns between Amsterdam and The Hague as you travel with the young boyswho ice skate over 30 miles down frozen canals of Holland.
A skillful as a movie maker, Mary Mapes Dodge paints word pictures so clearly you may be able to draw what you see in your mind as you read about daring speed-skating and life-long friendships.
You’ll learn about famous Dutch, Spanish, Russian, and English monarchs.
Discover new facts about art and artillery men; experience sacrifice and selfishness; marvel at the humble and the haughty, and even rejoice about a surprising medical miracle!
From the Jack, the Repairman series, this fast paced flashback entices you to read quickly.
Discover the secrets around the town, in the woods, and within a neighbor’s house when Jack was a teenager.
She sets out on the road with Thomas, the Pig Boy, following a map her father left.
What will Trinket, the Story Lass find and why does it matter?
What folk tales do you know that include a
feather, a harp, a mirror,
gold coins, a shovel,
a stool or a scroll?
Like the vines on the book cover, author Shelley Moore Thomas strings together seven ancient tales from the British Isles into one story about a young lass who inherits her father’s skill as a storyteller.
What’s a girl to do?
Read and find out for yourself.
Ever seen the Goodyear Blimp hovering above a football stadium?
Ever thought of traveling on one?
Then, you’d probably like AIRBORN, a fantastic story about a teenager who works on such an airship.
Can you imagine a white panther that flies with bat-like wings?
Just one of the fantastic images in this thrilling adventure over the Pacificus island in an airship kept aloft by Hydrium.
(No these are not misspelllngs.)