Code of Silence
by Tim Shoemaker
When thirteen-year-olds Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives.
Heart of a Shepherd
by Rosanne Parry
Ignatius "Brother" Alderman, nearly twelve, promises to help his grandparents keep the family's Oregon ranch the same while his brothers are away and his father is deployed to Iraq, but as he comes to accept the inevitability of change, he also sees the man he is meant to be.
In Front of God and Everybody
by K.D. McCrite
In the summer of 1986, eleven-year-old April Grace, who lives on a rural Arkansas farm with her family, across a field from her grandmother, has her sense of Christian charity tested when a snooty couple from San Francisco moves into a dilapidated house down the road and her grandmother takes up with a loud, obnoxious, and suspicious-acting Texan.
No Place Like Holmes
by Jason Lethcoe
When Griffin is sent to stay with his detective uncle at 221A Baker Street for the summer, he is certain that his uncle must be the great Sherlock Holmes! But Griffin is disappointed to discover that Holmes lives at 221B Baker Street. His uncle is a detective, just not a very good one.
by Elizabeth Fixmer
During the turbulent 1960s, sixth-grader Mary Clare O'Brian makes a deal with God: she will try to become a saint if He provides for her large, cash-strapped family.
Shades of Truth
by Naomi Kinsman
When twelve-year-old Sadie has to move away from her home in California, she wrestles with questions of faith.
by Evan Angler
In a world where everyone must be Marked in order to gain citizenship and participate in society, a group of youngsters who questions the system struggles to identify the true enemy--while pursuing a group of Markless teenagers.
The Georges and the Jewells
by Jane Smiley
Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own ideas about life.
The Wormling I : the Book of the King
by Jerry B. Jenkins
Guided by a mysterious book and invisible guardians, meek high-schooler Owen Reeder learns that there is another world besides his ordinary one, where he is destined to face an evil dragon in order to make his own world safe and whole again.
Wild Horse Spring
by Lisa Williams Kline
While vacationing in a beach house surrounded by wild horses on North Carolina's Outer Banks, two very different stepsisters who like the same boy must band together to prove his innocence when he is accused of committing a crime against the horses.