Children and Young Adult's Fiction: Titles N-Z
This is list of all the Children and Young Adult's Fiction book and audiobook
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
N - Z, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
Children and Young Adult's Fiction: Titles N-Z
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- Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
A collection of 32 folktales, both traditional and contemporary, from across Africa, performed by a stellar cast of artists and selected by Nelson Mandela.
- Otto of the Silver Hand, by Howard Pyle.
A delightful adventure / fairy tale set in Medieval Germany that follows Otto as he struggles to secure his birth right.
- The Pink Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang.
The Pink Fairy Book is the fifth volume in Andrew Lang's Fairy Tale Book Series. It contains such stories as The Wounded Lion, Princess Minon-Minette, and The Snow-Queen.
- Pirates!, by Celia Rees.
A fictional swashbuckler that is subtitled: The True and Remarkable Adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates.
- The Plague, by Joanne Dahme.
In a land overshadowed by death, fifteen year-old Nell's uncanny resemblance to Princess Joan brings her to act as her double. But when the plague catches up to the royal entourage, thwarting the King's plan for the princess to marry the Prince of Castile, Nell's life changes, forever.
- Rebel Angels, by Libba Bray.
The thrilling sequel to A Great and Terrible Beauty, in which Gemma Doyle struggles to bind the magic that she unwittingly released, and to survive in the restrictive world of Victorian England.
- The Red-Hot Rattoons, by Elizabeth Winthrop.
A side-splitting, toe tapping story about five orphaned rats who set out for New York City to pursue their goal of being famous tap-dancers.
- The Reptile Room, by Lemony Snicket.
Book 2 in Snicket's beloved A Series of Unfortunate Events series.
- Roverandom, by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Rover has been turned into a toy doggie! Can he track down the wizard who turned him into a toy and convince him to turn him back into a real dog?
- The Royal Flea, by Rolf Heinmann.
In this collection of stories you'll find the answers to such pressing questions as: What should you do with a flea that has royal blood? Why shouldn't pirates wear earplugs? And what should you do if an alien lands in your backyard and needs to use the toilet, but there's no toilet paper…only your homework?!
- Sam and the Killer Robot, by Judith Rossell.
Sam wants to build a killer robot. But first he has to collect all the parts. He begins with an arm. Next he tries the head. Strangely, as soon as the parts click together, they start acting as if they have a life of their own! Whats going on?
- Scarlet Pimpernel, The, by Baroness Orczy.
One of the first 'masked' hero stories, this story follows Sir Percy Blakeney, a.k.a., the Scarlet Pimpernel, as he rescues French aristocrats from Madame la Guillotine.
- Scratch Kitten Goes to Sea, by Jessica Green.
In the continuing adventure of Scratch Kitten, Scratch becomes a ship's cat and sets sail to the South Seas. This charming story is accompanied by whimsical illustrations by Mitch Vane.
- Scratch Kitten on the Pirate's Shoulder, by Jessica Green.
After being set adrift on the ocean, Scratch Kitten has at last been rescued and has a second chance at becoming a ship's cat. Only this time, if he succeeds, he'll be a ship's cat on a Pirate Ship! Sit back and enjoy the thrilling adventures of Scratch Kitten in this charming sequel to Scratch Kitten Goes to Sea.
- The Silver Chair, by C. S. Lewis.
Narnia is in peril, and only Eustace and Jill can help. Along with Puddleglum, a gloomy but valiant Marsh-wiggle, they are sent by the mighty lion Aslan to find Prince Rilian, heir to the throne. Their quest leads them past hungry people-eating Giants, and deep into the dark underground.
- The Star Beast, by Robert A. Heinlein.
Imagine that one day your grandfather came home with a tiny alien beast that grew to be the size of an elephant, and who liked to eat cars and who has a knack for getting into trouble. What would you do if someone came and tried to take him away from you? That's just the plight that faces John Thomas and his pet, Lummox, in this humourous scifi novel.
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J. K. Rowling.
A collection of short stories, this book is an exciting addition to the canon of Harry Potter.
- Thor's Wedding Day, by Bruce Coville.
An uproarious retelling, for children, of the old Norse poem Thrymskvitha. When Thor's magical hammer is stolen, he must pass himself off as a bride in order to recover it.
- Ties That Bind, Ties That Break, By Lensey Namioka.
An engrossing coming-of-age story about a young girl who refuses, in 1911, to follow the age-old Chinese custom of foot binding, and the repercussions that result from her defiance of this tradition.
- Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A, by Betty Smith.
A classic coming-of-age story about a young girl, the daughter of immigrants, growing up in the slums of Brooklyn from 1912 through 1919.
- United Tates of America, by Paula Danziger.
Skate Tate has just begun classes at Biddle Middle School as a lowly sixth grader - and her life will never be the same again. In this full cast audio production, Skate, with the aid of her family, learns to deal with these changes, including the death of her beloved uncle GUM.
- The Voyage of the Dawn Treader , by C. S. Lewis.
King Caspian has built The Dawn Treader to aid in his search for the seven lords, who were banished by his evil uncle Miraz. The journey takes Edmund, Lucy, their cousin Eustace, and Caspian to the Eastern Islands, beyond the Silver Sea, toward Aslan's country at the End of the World.
- War Within, The, by Carol Matas.
On December 17, 1862 Major General Ulysses S. Grant ordered the expulsion of all Jews out of the territory under his command. This order forced Hannah Green and her family to flee from their home and make the hazardous journey out of Grant's territory. This novel of the Civil War follows Hannah as she experiences discrimination for the first time in her life, and shows how her experiences change her attitudes toward slavery, and the war.
- What Katy Did, by Susan Coolidge.
This a heartwarming, and at times, heart wrenching story of a little girl, who wants to grow up to be beautiful and to do something really special that will make her famous. But before she can achieve her goal, she meets with a tragic accident that leaves her partially paralyzed. How Katy deals with the accident, and how it matures her, is the main focus of this children's story.
- Which Witch?, by Eva Ibbotson.
Belladonna loves Arriman the Awful, the evil Wizard of the North. For his part, Arriman is anxious to get married. The problem his, he wants a wife who is a powerful witch who can perform vile acts of magic. While Belladonna is a witch, she's a white witch and she is unable to conjure anything more vile than a cute bunny. In short, Belladonna has a problem...
- The Will of The Empress, by Tamora Pierce.
Pierce reunites the heroes of the Circle of Magic in this suspenseful sequel that pits the teenaged Sandry, Tris, Daja, and Briar against the Empress Berenene.
- Witch & Wizard, by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet.
Imagine you wake up and the world around you - life as you know it - has changed in an instant. That's what has happened to Whit Allgood and his sister, Whisty. They went to sleep as normal teenagers, and woke up as wanted criminals. Accused of holding incredible powers...
- Witch Child, by Celia Rees.
The story of a young girl who flees to America after her grandmother is hung as a witch. Living with a group of Puritans, she tries to blend in, with little luck.
- Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The, by L. Frank Baum.
Follow the adventures of Dorothy and her friends as they journey to the City of Emeralds and to meet the Great Wizard, Oz, who sets them on an even more dangerous quest.
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