The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pederson and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not.
SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh | Official Book Trailer
Do you believe in ghosts? Watch the haunting new video preview for SPIRIT HUNTERS by We Need Diverse Book founder Ellen Oh! Subscribe to HarperKids for more fun videos! - http://bit.ly/2kAgUqr Harper Raine doesn't like her new house from the moment she first steps inside.
A Scottish medieval adventure about the youngest in a war-band who must free her family from a castle prison after knights attack her home--with all the excitement of Ranger's Apprentice and perfect for fans of heroines like Alanna from The Song of the Lioness series.
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2011: Melding the entirely true and the wildly fictional, Dead End in Norvelt is a novel about an incredible two months for a kid named Jack Gantos, whose plans for vacation excitement are shot down when he is "grounded for life" by his feuding parents, and whose nose spews bad blood at every little shock he gets.
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen, author video.mov
Hear about Wendelin Van Draanen's new young adult novel The Running Dream. Wendelin discusses her inspiration for the book, the research that went into creating it, and the impact she hopes it will have on readers. The Running Dream is about a sixteen-year-old track star, Jessica, who loses her leg in a bus accident, and her inspirational recovery.