Books

This is My Life

Rose Lagercrantz

Every year Sophia yearns to go to summer camp. Her biggest dream is to be with the other kids, “the normal ones” as she calls them. But it is not so simple when you are not ordinary. Sophia is autistic. On her birthday, she suddenly decides to escape…

Swedish title: Detta är mitt liv

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 25-03-2019

Format: 170x240 mm, 112 pages, colour

Hating Gustavsberg

Agnes Lindström

Mirre lives in Gustavsberg and she sees it as being a form of punishment. Nothing ever happens here. No conflicts. No surprises. Until Mirre comes out of the closet – to the surprise of herself and her family. Agnes Lindstrom’s first novel is a refre…

Swedish title: Hata Gustavsberg

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 15-08-2017

Format: 125 x 197 mm, 280 pages

The longing of my narrow shoulders

Maria Frensborg

The Longing of my Narrow Shoulders is a tale about being yourself, and staying true to yourself, at the same time as you’re madly in love. With a large dose of humour, intuition and insight, Maria Frensborg writes about love, friendship, betrayal and…

Swedish title: Mina smala axlars längtan

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 07-08-2017

Format: 125 x 197 mm, 376 pages

As the Stars Fall

Lin Hallberg

 Tess and Tom. Tom and Tess. And how love and loyalty to a horse can give so much power that one can make the seemingly impossible in order to save it.  Tess’s parents plan to follow her grandmother’s last wish. They leave town on a cold January nigh…

Swedish title: Som stjärnor faller

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 01-06-2017

Format: 125 x 197 mm, 192 pages

You are Going to Miss Me!

Moa Herngren

I am seventeen years old. I decided to become an adult less than 24 hours ago and I’m already a criminal. Now I’m on the run from the police and hiding in the woods.When Mom travels to the countryside with her new lover and Dad flyes to Mallorca with…

Swedish title: Ni kommer sakna mig

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 02-05-2017

Format: 134x213 mm, 304 pages

A Faraway Island

Annika Thor

Stephie and Nellie Steiner are sent from Vienna to Sweden in 1939 to escape the German persecution of the Jews. Their mother and father have to remain behind, and Stephie, who is twelve, has promised to look after her little sister. On the ferry carr…

Swedish title: En ö i havet

Series: A Faraway Island 1

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 27-04-2017

Deep Sea

Annika Thor

Review for the English edition: ‘The third installment in a proposed quartet of books about Stephie’s experiences as a Jewish refugee in Sweden during World War II that began with Batchelder-winning Faraway Island (2009) and honor book The Lily Pond…

Swedish title: Havets djup

Series: A Faraway Island 3

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 27-04-2017

Format: 176 pages

The Lily Pond

Annika Thor

Swedish title: Näckrosdammen

Series: A Faraway Island 2

Category: Children / Fiction 12-15

Pub date: 27-04-2017