First is a young Jewish boy who escapes from Nazi Germany on a ship to Cuba, only to be turned away from the Cuban port and sent back to Europe.Next is a Cuban girl in the 1990s who, with her family and neighbors, flees in a homemade raft to the United States at great peril.As was the case in previous Pew Research Center surveys of online dating, college graduates and the relatively affluent are especially likely to know people who use online dating or to know people who have entered into a relationship that began online.

It’s also the story of the baby’s magical, bereaved mother, a wicked witch who feeds off sorrow, a woodcarver who wants justice, and most of all, Luna.

by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley HISTORICAL FICTION Ada and her brother escape their mother’s abuse when the London children are evacuated during WWII and go to live with a grieving woman in a small country town.

With just enough breaking the rules, they can figure out where she is and who did it.

by Shannon Hale (series) We love this book (and the series) because it’s a unique story with memorable, wonderful characters.

If you want harder books, go to books for 12-year olds. Gift ideas if you need those, too: by Kelly Barnhill FANTASY Wonderfully crafted and imagined, this 2017 Newbery winner is a fairy tale of sorts about a good witch who rescues a town’s abandoned (the town thinks sacrificed) babies and gives them to another town to love.

Except one baby who she adopts for her own; a special baby named Luna who is accidentally infused with moon magic.

Meanwhile, the share of 55- to 64-year-olds who use online dating has doubled over the same time period (from 6% in 2013 to 12% in 2015).

For young adults in particular, this overall increase in online dating usage has been accompanied by a dramatic increase in the use of mobile dating apps.

The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the last two years.