Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Beyond Harry Potter:Very English Reads for Kids and Teens

As the London Olympics draw near, I have been creating book displays which show many aspects of English culture, history and literature. This book display will center on books whose plots are set in England.

Teen Fiction
Smack by Melvin Burgess (YA Burgess)
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier (YA Gier)
Raven's Gate: Book One of the Gatekeeper by Anthony Horowitz (YA Horowitz)
Beware, Princess Elizabeth by Carolyn Meyer (YA Meyer)
The Other Side of Truth by Bevery Naidoo (YA Naidoo)
Westminster Abby by Micol Ostow (YA Ostow)
I Conquer Britain by Dyan Sheldon (YA Sheldon)
Montmorency on the Rocks by Eleanor Updale (YA Updale)

Juvenile Fiction
The Traitors' Gate by Avi (J Avi)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (J Doyle)
One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson (J Ibbotson)
Redwall by Brian Jacques (J Jacques)
The Tail of Emily Winsnap by Liz Kessler (J Kessler)
Charlotte in London by Joan MacPhail Knight  (J Knight)
Resurrection Men by T.K. Welsh (J Welsh)

Children's Picture Book
A Walk in London by Salvatore Rubino (JE Rubino)