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The Free

Lauren McLaughlin · Soho Teen
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A 21st century response to Walter Dean Myers's classic Lockdown, The Free takes a look inside a "juvie" jail, where Isaac West is fighting for a second chance.In the beginning, Isaac West stole to give his younger sister Janelle little things: a new sweater, a scarf, just so she looked...
 
 
Nigeria

Lura Rogers Seavey · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

With the largest population of any African country, Nigeria is home to a remarkably diverse group of people from many different ethnic and religious backgrounds. Its vast natural resources also make it one of Africa's leading economic powers. Readers will explore this incredible country's...
 
 
Organic Foods

David Barker · Lerner Publications, 2016.
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Have you and your family eaten organic foods? Maybe you've compared fruits and vegetables on the regular produce shelves to those in the organic food section at your local market. So what makes food organic, how is it different from the other foods at the grocery store, and why might...
 
 
Pointe, Claw

Amber J. Keyser · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program. She has to be perfect to land a spot with the professional company. When Jessie is cast in an animalistic avant-garde production, her careful composure cracks wide open. Nothing has felt more dangerous.Meanwhile, her friend Dawn McCormick's...
 
 
The Towering Sky

KATHARINE MCGEE · HarperCollins
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The final book in Katharine McGee's epic New York Times bestselling Thousandth Floor seriesWhen you have everything, you have everything to lose. Welcome back to New York, 2119. A skyscraper city, fueled by impossible dreams.Leda just wants to move on from what happened in Dubai. Until...
 
 
Internment: Japanese Americans in World War II

Ruth Bjorklund · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

When the Empire of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, racial stereotypes escalated into fear of the Japanese immigrants that flew in the face of facts. This led to the rounding up and internment of Japanese Americans is one of the most unfortunate incidents in the history of the United States....
 
 
Front Lines

Michael Grant · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 548
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of The Book Thief and Code Name Verity, New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant unleashes an epic, genre-bending, and transformative new series that reimagines World War II with girl soldiers fighting on the front lines.World War II, 1942. A court decision makes...
 
 
Pennsylvania

Barbara A. Somervill · Childrens Pr; Revised edition
Format: Book

On July 4, 1776, members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, making Pennsylvania the birthplace of the United States. Since then, Pennsylvania has continued to play an integral role in the nations history. Readers will learn how the state...
 
 
The Stepsister's Tale

Tracy Barrett · Harlequin Teen
Format: Hardcover

What really happened after the clock struck midnight? Jane Montjoy is tired of being a lady. She's tired of pretending to live up to the standards of her mother's noble family—especially now that the family's wealth is gone and their stately mansion has fallen to ruin....
 
 
Cure for the Common Universe

Christian McKay Heidicker · Simon & Schuster BFYR
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

Prepare to be cured by this quirky and hilarious debut novel about a sixteen-year-old loner who is sent to rehab for video game addiction perfect for fans of Ned Vizzini and Jesse Andrews. Sixteen-year-old Jaxon is being committed to video game rehab ten minutes after meeting a girl. A living,...
 
 
Recipe for Hate

WARREN KINSELLA · Dundurn
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

How a group of Portland, Maine, punks defeated a murderous gang of neo-Nazis. The X Gang is a group of punks led by the scarred, silent, and mostly unreadable Christopher X. His best friend, Kurt Blank, is a hulking and talented punk guitarist living in the closet. Sisters Patti and Betty...
 
 
Painless Writing

Jefferey Strausser · Barron'S
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Learn how to express your thoughts clearly, enliven your writing with vivid images, avoid the dull passive voice, and more. Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting...
 
 
The Ruby Circle: A Bloodlines Novel

Richelle Mead · Razorbill
Pages: 348
Format: Print book

The epic conclusion to Richelle Mead's bestselling Bloodlines series is now in paperback.... Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. Their forbidden...
 
 
Dan Versus Nature

Don Calame · Candlewick Press
Pages: 375
Format: Print book

From screenwriter Don Calame comes another outrageously funny and raunchy tale of teen boys whose plans go awry - this time, on a survivalist camping trip.Shy and scrawny Dan Weekes spends his time creating graphic novels inspired by his dream girl and looking out for his mom as she dates...