Something to Hold

9 best books like Something to Hold (Katherine Schlick Noe): The Year We Fell From Space, Shakespeare's Spy, A Mango-Shaped Space, The Sledding Hill, Homesick: My Own Story, Only the Names Remain: The Cherokees and The Trail of Tears, Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story, The Pigeon Has to Go to School, You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

The Year We Fell From Space
AuthorA.S. King
The deeply affecting next book from acclaimed author Amy Sarig King.

Liberty Johansen is going to change the way we look at the night sky. Most people see the old constellations, the things they've been told to see. But Liberty sees new patterns, pictures, and possibilities. She's an exception....
AuthorGary L. Blackwood
Things are disappearing mysteriously from Will Shakespeare's acting company, and it looks like an inside job. Everyone's eyes are on Widge, the orphan boy turned actor, and former thief. Widge knows better than anyone that Shakespeare's plays must be protected at all costs. In order to prove his innocence...
A Mango-Shaped Space
AuthorWendy Mass
Having strong synesthesia myself, I was not very pleased with the way it is portrayed in this book. I understand that Mass does not have synesthesia herself and that this lack of experience clearly makes it difficult for her to portray the condition accurately. Nonetheless, throughout the novel, she...
AuthorChris Crutcher
Eddie hasn't had an easy year

First his father dies. Then his best friend Billy accidentally kicks a stack of Sheetrock over on himself, breaking his neck and effectively hitting tilt on his Earthgame. Eddie and Billy were inseparable. Still are. Billy isn't going to let a little thing like...
AuthorJean Fritz
This is the twenty-fifth anniversary of Jean Fritz's award-winning account of her life in China, and to honor this story, it is only fitting that it be added to our prestigious line of Puffin Modern Classics. This fictionalized autobiography tells the heartwarming story of a little girl growing up...
AuthorAlex W. Bealer
From 1837 to 1838, thousands of Cherokee Indians were marched from their homelands in Georgia to exile in Arkansas by the same white men they has once befriended. The Cherokees journeyed through bitter cold and blazing heat, with little food or water. One out of every four died --- and with them died a...
Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story
AuthorMark Edward Kelly
A #1 New York Times bestseller

“This little mouse may well inspire some big dreams.” —Kirkus Reviews

“In this picture book based on the space shuttle Endeavor…Meteor is one of the smallest mice, but the most hardworking…the values of being small, useful, solving problems,...
The Pigeon Has to Go to School
AuthorMo Willems
I can't believe that I was looking forward to a children's book! But it is about our favourite pigeon .
You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!
AuthorAlex Gino
Jilly thinks she's figured out how life works. But when her sister Emma is born Deaf, she realizes how much she still has to learn.

A big fantasy reader, Jilly connects with another fan, Derek, who is a Deaf Black ASL user. She goes to Derek for advice but doesn't always know the best way to ask for...
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