Tag Archives: Politics

Cytonic (Skyward #3)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa goes even farther into the corners of the galaxy to discover what she is and what she can do to save her people.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 3 of 4
Pages: 409
Published: 2021

Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy

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Starsight (Skyward #2)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa is prepared to do whatever it takes to find the answers that will free and protect her people—even travel across the galaxy and engage in espionage.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 461
Published: 2019

Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy

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Mara, Daughter of the Nile

by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Conditional Recommendation: A slave girl yearning for freedom plays double spy for two contenders to the Egyptian throne and the political intrigue, clever plot, and sprinkling of romance will satisfy you all the way to the end.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 279
Published: 1953

Genre: Historical

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Tuesdays at the Castle (Castle Glower #1)

by Jessica Day George

Conditional Recommendation: 11-year-old Princess Celie and her siblings strive together within their magical castle to protect themselves and their kingdom.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Castle Glower, Book One
Pages: 225
Published: 2011
Genre: Fantasy

Awards: Utah Book Award for Children’s (2011), Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award for Grades 3-6 (2013), California Young Readers Medal for Intermediate (2015), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award (2015)

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Palace of Stone (Princess Academy #2)

by Shannon Hale

Conditional Recommendation: A young girl from a small mountain village must decide who to believe, who she wants to be, and which side to take amidst the political unrest of the lowland city.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Princess Academy, Book Two
Pages: 336
Published: 2012

Genre: Fantasy

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