In Waiting for Unicorns by Beth Hautala, 12 year old Talia and her physically and mentally faraway father move from Massachusetts to Churchill, a small town hidden in the depths of the arctic. Talia is very angry that she has to spend the whole summer by herself while her father researches whales when she is alone with only a native Inuit woman and a town of strangers for company. Talia is still mourning over the recent death of her mother, but she slowly comes out of her isolation and meets livelong friends.
Look past the scary book cover of HADES SPEAKS! by Vicky
Alvear Shecter, and step into the intriguing world of Greek Mythology.
Hades, king of the ancient Greek underworld, is giving a tour
of his treacherous realm. Join in.... If you dare!