The Enemy: Detroit 1954, written by Sara Holbrook and published by Calkins Creek an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, is the winner in the Books for Older Children Category. The Enemy: Detroit 1954, is an intimate, textured historical novel set at the peak of McCarthyism. During a snowball fight, spirited, twelve-year-old Marjorie Campbell tries to make sense of an unfamiliar figure who is staring at her and her friends. Is he a Nazi, or a Commie? Is he a Red, a Pinko, or a Red Devil? Is he a spy? Fear that feeds hatred of all that is foreign plagues Marjorie’s friends, school, neighborhood, and community. It also challenges her relationships with her father, a World War II veteran, and her mother, a staunch supporter of free speech. When Marjorie’s teacher selects her to befriend Inga, a new student who, while recently arrived from Canada, is clearly German, Marjorie grapples with an essential question: Who is The Enemy? This question and the novel’s depiction of bullying, PTSD, censorship, and the position of women will seem eerily familiar to readers today.