Secret City

By Julia Watts

When sixteen-year-old Ruby Pickett moves with her family to Oak Ridge, Tennessee in 1944, she is told not to talk about why this new city was created. When Ruby starts working for Iris, a young mother whose husband works in one of the top-secret government buildings, their friendship blossoms into something more and Ruby begins to believe in a wider world for herself.


Publishing company: Bella Books; Date published: July 2013

More in historical fiction

More from Rainbow Book List - Young Adult Fiction