22 B YOUNG READERS/CHILDREN’S TITLES
Torn from Troy
Shortlisted for the Red Maple Award
Here is Homer’s Odyssey told from the point of view, not of the Greeks but of a young Trojan youth who has been enslaved by Odysseus. On the voyage to Ithaca, Alexi must decide what his role will be when they meet the Cicones, the Lotus Eaters, and especially the Cyclops.
Selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens
“Raw adventure from beginning to end. . . . For all those with an interest in ancient times and a taste for adventure, Torn from Troy is a highly satisfying read.”
QUILL & QUIRE
978-1-55380-110-8 B e-book 978-1-55380-125-2 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 202 pp B $11.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP
Cursed by the Sea God
Selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens & VOYA’s Top Shelf
The second volume in the trilogy that retells Homer’s Odyssey, as seen through the eyes of Alexi, a Trojan boy who has been enslaved by Odysseus. Vol. I was a
nominee for the Red Maple Award.
“Rated E (for Excellent)
. . . . Once again, Bowman has
created for young readers a faithful representation of Homer’s plot, presented in a narrative that is fantastical, fast-paced, and sure to captivate young readers.”
978-1-55380-186-3 B e-book 978-1-55380-187-0 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 208 pp B $11.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP
Jean Rae Baxter
Bronze Medal, 2012 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award
The final volume of the trilogy about the United Empire Loyalists sees Charlotte sailing to Charleston only to find herself on the losing side of the war and searching for ways to help the black slaves escape to Canada.
Freedom Bound’s 256 pages are filled to the brim with not only historical details that touch on slavery, battles, and more, but are also full of creative flair from the author.”
978-1-55380-143-6 B e-book 978-1-55380-153-5 B 5-1/4 x 7-5/8 B 256 pp B $11.95 B NOVEL, AGES 10 & UP