Keeping the Castle

By Patrice Kindl. Viking, $16.99 (9780670014385). Gr. 7–11.


This delicious Regency romp takes readers through the Yorkshire countryside, as 17-year-old Althea Crawley sets out on a quest to marry rich in order to secure the family’s only inheritance, a dilapidated castle. A witty spin on Pride and Prejudice.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
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