In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.
Realizing that she has stayed at her friend's house longer than she should have, Sarah decides to sneak home rather than call her father. She finds herself in a night filled with hairy, scary animals. Suggested for ages 5-8. JE Fic Wal.
This news of being named an [ALA] Alex Award winner is especially sweet because I, personally, know what it means to be included into a world of free access to books, which has been my real family since the first day of the first grade, when I stepped into the bookmobile.