Hell & High Water
Mystery turns to mortal danger as a young man's quest to clear his father's name ensnares him in a net of deceit, conspiracy, and intrigue in 1750s England. Author's note.
JLG Release: Sep 2017
Awards & Honors
BooklistTop 10 Books of 2018, Historical Fiction and Crime Fiction for Youth
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Booklist*, The Horn Book Magazine, Kirkus Reviews*, Publishers Weekly*, School Library Journal
School Library Journal
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Level 5.7; Points: 11;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 5.4; Points: 17;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur, Discrimination: Reference/Discussion
Eighteenth-century England, Colonial America, Race, Mixed race, Immigration, Mysteries, Historical fiction,