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Women Heroes of World War II—the Pacific Theater: 15 Stories of Resistance, Rescue, Sabotage, and Survival

Kathryn J Atwood · Chicago Review Press Incorporated
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Women Heroes of World War II - The Pacific Theater is a collective biography featuring 15 women who were involved with and affected by the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. Through suspenseful, fast-paced narrative, readers are introduced to the variety of roles women filled...
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Far from the Tree: Young Adult Edition--How Children and Their Parents Learn to Accept One Another . . . Our Differences Unite Us

Andrew Solomon · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 454
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Andrew Solomon comes a stunning, poignant, and affecting young adult edition of his award-winning masterpiece, Far From the Tree, which explores the impact of extreme differences between parents and children.The old adage says that the apple doesn't...
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The Syrian Conflict

MICHAEL CAPEK · Essential Library
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

The Syrian Conflictcovers the struggle that erupted in Syria in early 2011, discussing the key players, the underlying causes, and the continuing human toll of the violence. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing,...
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Shadow Girl

LIANA LIU · HarperTeen
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Memory Key author Liana Liu delivers a thrilling story of one girl struggling to claim her own identity while becoming an unwitting participant in the strange fate of a wealthy dynasty.The house on Arrow Island is full of mystery.Yet, when Mei arrives, she can't help feeling relieved....
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Tangled Planet

Kate Blair · DCB
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

It's taken four hundred years of travel, but the starship Venture has finally arrived at its destination, Beta Earth, an uninhabited, untouched planet. The first night seventeen-year-old engineer Ursa is on Beta Earth, she encounters a dead body. She's positive she saw a large creature...
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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment

Deborah Kops · Calkins Creek Books
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Here is the story of extraordinary leader Alice Paul, from the woman suffrage movement - the long struggle for votes for women - to the "second wave," when women demanded full equality with men. Paul made a significant impact on both. She reignited the sleepy suffrage moment with...
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Caraval

Stephanie Garber · Flatiron Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed New York Times bestseller! Welcome, welcome to Caraval -- Stephanie Garber's sweeping tale of the unbreakable bond between two sisters. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world...Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella,...
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Here Lies Daniel Tate

Cristin Terrill · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A young, street-savvy runaway looking for a place to call home realized he might have conned his way into the wrong family in this fast-paced and thrilling novel from award-winning author Cristin Terrill.It seems too good to be true when Daniel Tate, missing since he was abducted from one of California's...
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Say What You Will

Cammie McGovern · Harperteen
Pages: 343
Format: Hardcover

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park in this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel. Cammie McGovern's insightful young adult debut is a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about how we can all feel lost...
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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful

Arwen Elys Dayton · Delacorte Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"An alternately charming and horrifying exploration of what it means to be human and how far we'll go in pursuit of personal and societal 'perfection.' Dayton's newest is imagination at its best and most terrifying. I devoured this book." --Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling...
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Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon

Carla Killough McClafferty · Holiday House
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

An illuminating look at the complex relationships between George Washington and the enslaved people of Mount Vernon, and the history still being uncovered there.When he was eleven years old, George Washington inherited ten human beings. His own life has been well chronicled, but the lives...
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No Dawn without Darkness: No Safety In Numbers: Book 3

Dayna Lorentz · Kathy Dawson Books
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Life As We Knew It and Michael Grant's Gone--this conclusion to the No Safety in Numbers trilogy will make your heart race, your palms sweat, and will leave you wondering exactly what you'd be willing to sacrifice in order to survive.First--a bomb released a deadly...
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Belly Up

Eva Darrows · Inkyard Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

There's a first time for everything.First time playing quarters. First time spinning the bottle.First totally hot consensual truck hookup with a superhot boy whose digits I forgot to get. First time getting pregnant.Surprised you with that one, didn't I?Surprised me, too. I'd...
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Instructions for a Secondhand Heart

Tamsyn Murray · Poppy
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A moving novel about grief, guilt, and the unpredictability of love, for fans of Everything, Everything and All the Bright Places. Jonny knows better than anyone that life is full of cruel ironies. He's spent every day in a hospital hooked up to machines to keep his heart ticking. Then...
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Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend

Karen Blumenthal · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bonnie and Clyde may be the most notorious--and celebrated--outlaw couple America has ever known. This is the true story of how they got that way.Bonnie and Clyde: we've been on a first name basis with them for almost a hundred years. Immortalized in movies, songs, and pop culture references,...
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