Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick
Four stories, linked by theme, have settings that range from a cave marked with hunter-gatherers' tribal symbols to a space shuttle on an unprecedented missions for the future of humanity.
Monkey Wars by Richard Kurti
Kolkata, India: When Mico, a langur monkey cadet, meets Papina, a rhesus, she isn't the savage enemy he expected. Is the langurs' trusted leader, Lord Ruler Gospodar, a liar? Author's note. Monkey species facts.
Twisted Fate by Norah Olson
Sisters Alyson and Sydney feel differently about the new boy next door, Graham. Ally thinks he's charmingly shy and a gifted filmmaker. Syd thinks he's a psychopath.
Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army by Georg Rauch
George Rauch never hid his Jewish identity, yet he was conscripted by Germany to fight the Russians during World War II. This autobiography describes how he survived. Author's note. Glossary of German words. Glossary of Russian/Ukrainian words. List of major events on the Eastern Front. Map. Black-and-white photographs and drawings.