Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide from Kate Hart (did I cite this ok?) This is great - such a fun tool for middle school learners. Excellent tool to get them on the right path on understanding how to cite source and avoid plagiarism
In Kat and her siblings are sent to a Scottish castle to escape the German bombing of London, but find dark magic and spies instead refuge. A gothic setting, lurking evil, and a race against looming danger make this a page turner!
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective: Kate Summerscale was one of my favorite reads of the year. A historical true crime and an education on the birth of the mystery novel.
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
"The author reflects on her childhood growing up white in a predominantly African-American neighborhood and her struggle to fit in with her classmates after moving to a mostly Caucasian school district.