Lists and Suggestions

List: Chosen Family Stories

Beah, Ishmael, 1980- author.

"A powerful novel about five young people, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with... More

Persaud, Ingrid, author.

"After Betty Ramdin's abusive husband dies, she invites a colleague, Mr. Chetan, to move ... More

MacDonald, Andrew (Andrew David), author.

For Zelda, a twenty-one-year-old Viking enthusiast who lives with her older brother, Gert, life is ... More

Boyce, Erica, author.

"Daniel travels through America's countryside, creating astonishing crop circles that lea... More

Duffy, Lisa, 1970- author.

"On Ichabod Island, a jagged strip of land thirteen miles off the coast of Massachusetts, ten-... More

Klune, TJ, author.

"A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary lif... More

Gabel, Aja, author.

Forging a familial bond over their shared artistic talents and secrets, four young people navigate ... More

Wilson, Kevin, 1978- author.

Lillian and Madison were unlikely, yet inseparable friends at their boarding school. Then Lillian h... More

Winslow, De'Shawn Charles, author.

Let the people of West Mills say what they will; the neighbors' gossip won't keep Azalea ... More

De Robertis, Carolina, author.

"From the highly acclaimed, award-winning author of The Gods of Tango, a revolutionary new nov... More

McDaniel, Juliet, author.

"The year is 1969. Dick Nixon was just sworn in as the thirty-seventh President of the United ... More

Vanderah, Glendy, author.

A mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother ... More

Williams, Ian, 1979- author.

"Felicia, a nineteen-year-old student from a Caribbean family, and Edgar, the lazy-minded and ... More

Krueger, William Kent, author.

1932, Minnesota. The Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children,... More

Hyde, Catherine Ryan, author.

"Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not a... More

Diffenbaugh, Vanessa.

"The story of a woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she ... More

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

"A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young... More

Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-

Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its st... More

Makkai, Rebecca, author.

"A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980... More

Shaffer, Mary Ann.

As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subj... More