Cape Town

Title: Cape Town : A Novel Author: Brenda Hammond Genre: Historical Fiction, High School, New Adult Publisher: Great Plains Release Date: 2012 Pages: 326 pp. Source: ISBN: 978 1 926531 18 2 “In 1989, South Africa is on the brink of dramatic change. Oblivious and unaffected, Renee Pretorius, daughter of strict Afrikaans parents, leaves her…

So Much for Democracy

Title: So Much for Democracy Author: Kari Jones Genre: Historical Fiction / Elementary / Middle Publisher: Orca Book Release Date: 2014 Source: ISBN-13: 978-1-45980-481-4 The political upheaval in Ghana in 1979 puts Astrid and the rest of her Canadian family at risk. As I took in the title of the book and read the back…