The Apothecary

Author: Meloy, Maile. Publisher: Penguin Group/Putnam Juvenile


When Janie’s family moves to London in 1952, she makes friends with Benjamin and they become involved in saving England with the help of a bit of magic.




Awards Won

Title Year
Best Fiction for Young Adults

The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse.

2012 - Selection(s)