Setting Spotlight: Austria

Your YA Librarian will also be spending time in Austria this summer. Here are some books set in that country:

Day of the Assassins by Johnny O'Brien

Day of the Assassins by Johnny O'Brien

Jack is sent to 1914 Europe where he is being used as a pawn between his father who has built a time machine and a secret group of scientists.

Emil and Karl by Yankev Glatshteyn

Emil and Karl by Yankev Glatshteyn

Two boys - one Jewish and one not - both find themselves without homes in Vienna on the eve of World War II.

 

Goliath by Scott Westerfeld

Goliath by Scott Westerfeld

In the thrilling conclusion of the Leviathan trilogy, Alek and Deryn deal with their changing relationship as Alek attempts to reclaim the throne of Austria.

In Mozart's Shadow by Carolyn Meyer

In Mozart's Shadow by Carolyn Meyer

Overshadowed by her brother, musician Anna Mozart tries to find recognition from her father and patrons.

The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Dunlap

The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Dunlap

Theresa seeks a way to help her mother and brother financially while investigating the death of her violinist father.

The Star of Kazan by Eve Ibbotson

The Star of Kazan by Eve Ibbotson

While living in Vienna, Annika inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, and then a woman claiming to be her mother takes her away.

 

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