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By Your Side

Kasie West · HarperTeen
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

An irresistible story from Kasie West that explores the timeless question What do you do when you fall for the person you least expect?When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn't think things could get any worse. But that's before...
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The Lost Girl of Astor Street

Stephanie Morrill · Blink
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

When her best friend vanishes without so much as a good-bye, eighteen-year-old Piper Sail takes on the role of amateur sleuth in an attempt to solve the mystery of Lydia's disappearance. Given that Piper's tendency has always been to butt heads with high-society's expectations of her, it's...
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Punch Like a Girl

Karen Krossing · Orca Book Publishers
Format: Print book

Nobody understands why Tori has suddenly become so moody and violent. When she attacks a stranger in a store, she ends up doing community service at a shelter for victims of domestic violence. She bonds with a little girl named Casey, but when Casey is abducted while in Toris care, Tori...
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The Hunted

Matt De La PeÃ?A · Delacorte Press
Pages: 386

"De la Peña has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel."-Entertainment Weekly review of The Living, A- "Action is first and foremost. . . . De la Peña can uncork delicate but vivid scenes." - The New York Times review...
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Dig Too Deep

Amy Allgeyer · Albert Whitman Teen
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

It's not just that Liberty Briscoe feels like an outsider in Ebbotsville, Kentucky. She expected it wouldn't be easy to move from the city to her granny's farm during her junior year of high school. Still, Liberty can't shake the feeling that something's not quite right....
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The Winter Horses

Philip Kerr · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

From Philip Kerr, the New York Times bestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, comes a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII in Ukraine, a country that remains tumultuous today. This inspiring tale captures the power of the human spirit and is perfect for fans...
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The Story of Facebook

Adam Sutherland · Rosen Central
Format: Book

Just a few short years after inventing Facebook as a college student, founder Mark Zuckerberg turned it into the largest social networking site in the world and one of the hottest Internet platforms on the planet. Facebook now operates in over seventy languages including Afrikaans and Zulu....
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Bone: Rockjaw Master of the Eastern Border HC

Jeff Smith · GRAPHIX
Format: Hardcover

Trying to return a rat creature cub to the mountains, Fone & Smiley Bone encounter yet another adversary: the sly and mighty mountain lion, Rock Jaw.In this fifth volume of the BONE saga, Fone and Smiley Bone strike out into the wilderness to return a lost rat creature cub to the mountains....
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Hit and Run

Norah McClintock · Darby Creek Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Fifteen-year-old Mike McGill has lived with his Uncle Billy since his mother's death. Only ten years older than Mike, Billy loves to party, and he doesn't pay much attention when Mike starts getting in trouble. But nothing gets by Mike's history teacher, an ex-cop named Riel--...
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Battle Magic

Tamora Pierce · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Tamora Pierce returns to the magical world of Winding Circle.On their way to the first Circle temple in Gyongxi, mages Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy pay a visit to the emperors summer palace. Although treated like royalty when they first arrive, the mages...
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Cold Burn of Magic

Jennifer Estep · Kensington Publishing Corporation
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

There Be Monsters Here. . .It's not as great as you'd think, living in a tourist town that's known as "the most magical place in America." Same boring high school, just twice as many monsters under the bridges and rival Families killing each other for power....
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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky · Turtleback
Format: Hardcover

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY A series of letters to an unknown correspondent reveals the coming of age trials of a high-schooler named Charlie
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The Korean War

Gary Jeffrey · Crabtree Publishing Company, 2014. ©2013
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

After World War II ended, control of Korea was divided between the United States, who occupied the southern part, and the Soviet Union, who occupied the north. Tensions between the two new countries escalated until North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. This book describes battles between...
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Breakfast Served Anytime

Sarah Combs · Candlewick Press
Pages: 261
Format: Hardcover

A coming-of-age debut evokes the bittersweet joys and pangs of finding independence in one unforgettable summer away at "geek camp." When Gloria sets out to spend the summer before her senior year at a camp for gifted and talented students, she doesn't know quite what to expect....
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The Rules for Breaking

Ashley Elston · Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

Anna Boyd almost lost her life to get what she wanted most in the world freedom. But just when it seems that her family has finally escaped Witness Protection, the illusion that Anna could resume a normal life comes crashing down. The deadly man Anna knows as Thomas is still on the loose,...
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The Soviet War in Afghanistan

Gary Jeffrey · Crabtree Pub Co; Reprint edition
Format: Book

When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, the United States was in the middle of a war of words with Afghanistans neighbor Iran. The U.S. government along with many other countries supported the rebels in an attempt to remove the influence of the U.S.S.R. from this region. The conflict...
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The Heartbreak Messenger

Alexander Vance · Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover

Breaking up is hard to do--so why not pay someone to do it for you?Twelve-year-old Quentin never asked to be the Heartbreak Messenger. It just kind of happened, and he cant let a golden opportunity pass him by. The valuable communication service he offers is simple He delivers breakup messages....
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Lebron James: Champion Basketball Star

Valerie Bodden · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

Biograpy of basketball star LeBron James.
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Bigfoot

Ken Karst · Creative Education
Format: Hardcover

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. This title takes an investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the creature known as Bigfoot, from reported sightings to hoaxes to hard facts.,
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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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Pieces

Chris Lynch · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A teen revives the legacy of his lost brother in this compelling novel from the author of Inexcusable, a National Book Award finalist.When Eric's brother Duane dies, his world breaks in two. Duane was his best friend - possibly his only friend. And Eric isn't sure how to live in a world...
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Yosemite National Park

Nate Frisch · Creative Education
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-7-This series delivers the next best thing to traveling to the national parks in person. Informative and visually stunning, each title provides a level of access report writers will appreciate. Features covered include each park's history,...
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Mosquitoland

David Arnold · Viking
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

"Top-notch" - USA Today "Illuminating" - Washington Post "A breath of fresh air" - Entertainment Weekly "Memorable" - People I am a collection of oddities, a circus of neurons and electrons: my heart is the ringmaster, my soul is the trapeze artist,...
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Midnight Thief, Book 1 Midnight Thief

Livia Blackburne · Disney-Hyperion; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Growing up on Forge's streets has taught Kyra how to stretch a coin. And when that's not enough, her uncanny ability to scale walls and bypass guards helps her take what she needs.But when the leader of the Assassins Guild offers Kyra a lucrative job, she hesitates. She knows how to get by on her own,...
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Dead Girls Don't Lie

Jennifer Shaw Wolf · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Rachel died at two a.m . . . Three hours after Skyler kissed me for the first time. Forty-five minutes after she sent me her last text. Jaycee and Rachel were best friends. But that was before. . .before that terrible night at the old house. Before Rachel shut Jaycee out. Before Jaycee...
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Uncaged

John Sandford · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

A New York Times bestseller! John Sandford and Michele Cook debut a high-octane thriller series about a ruthless corporation, unspeakable experiments, and a fight to expose the truth. Perfect for fans of James Dashner's The Maze Runner. Shay Remby arrives in Hollywood with $58 and a handmade...
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Dove Arising

Karen Bao · Viking
Pages: 324
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Ender's Game and The Maze Runner will love this smart sci-fi debut and its sequel, Dove Exiled!Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She's barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants in Greenhouse 22, lets...
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The Hunted

Matt De La Peña · Delacorte Press
Format: Hardcover

"De la Peña has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel."-Entertainment Weekly review of The Living, A- "Action is first and foremost. . . . De la Peña can uncork delicate but vivid scenes." - The New York Times review...
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The Prince of Venice Beach

Blake Nelson · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Robert "'Cali" Callahan is a teen runaway, living on the streets of Venice Beach, California. He's got a pretty sweet life: a treehouse to sleep in, a gang of surf bros, a regular basketball game...even a girl who's maybe-sorta interested in him.What he doesn't...
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Gates of Paradise

Melissa de la Cruz · Disney-Hyperion
Format: Book

Schuyler Van Alen is running out of time. The Dark Prince of Hell is storming the Gates of Paradise, intent on winning the heavenly throne for good. This time he has his greatest angels by his side, Abbadon and Azrael-Jack and Mimi Force, as they are known in the coven. Or so he thinks....
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The Story of the New York Giants

Jim Whiting · Creative Education
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

"The history of the National Football League's New York Giants, surveying the franchise's biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1925 to today"--Provided by publisher.
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The Bridge From Me to You

Lisa Schroeder · Point
Format: Hardcover

Lauren has a secret. Colby has a problem. But when they find each other, everything falls into place.In alternating chapters of verse and prose, new girl Lauren and football hero Colby come together, fall apart, and build something stronger than either of them thought possible -- something...
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City of Heavenly Fire

Cassandra Clare · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 725
Format: Paperback

Shadowhunters and demons square off for the final showdown in the spellbinding, seductive conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series.Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their...
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The Final Descent

Rick Yancey · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Will Henry and Dr. Warthrop have encountered many horrors together—but can Will endure a monstrumological terror without his mentor?Will Henry has been through more that seems possible for a boy of fourteen. He’s been on the brink of death on more than one occasion, he has gazed...
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Fig

Sarah Elizabeth Schantz · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Format: eBook

Love and sacrifice intertwine in this brilliant debut of rare beauty about a girl dealing with her mothers schizophrenia and her own mental illness. Figs world lies somewhere between reality and fantasy. But as she watches Mama slowly come undone, it becomes hard to tell what is real and what...
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Cress

Marissa Meyer · Square Fish; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen...
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Slept Away

Julie Kraut · Delacorte Press
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Laney Parker is a city girl through and through. For her, summertime means stepping out of her itchy gray school uniform and into a season of tanning at rooftop swimming pools, brunching at sidewalk cafes, and - as soon as the parents leave for the Hamptons - partying at her classmates'...
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Transportation Inventions: Moving Our World Forward

Robert Walker · Crabtree Publishing Company
Format: Paperback

"This exciting title explores the groundbreaking modes of transportation that have helped define the modern age. From Henry Ford's Model T car to the bullet trains of Japan, students will travel along and learn about the monumental successes--and failures--that have driven our world...
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Ruins

Dan Wells · Balzer Bray
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerKira, Samm, and Marcus fight to prevent a final war between Partials and humans in the gripping final installment in the Partials Sequence, a series that combines the thrilling action of The Hunger Games with the provocative themes of Blade Runner and The Stand.There...
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Dark Companion

Marta Acosta · Tor Teen
Pages: 364
Format: Hardcover

Jane Eyre meets Twilight in Dark Companion, a lush and romantic YA gothic tale about an orphaned girl who attends an exclusive private school and finds herself torn between the headmistress's two sons. Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning...
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Infected

Sophie Littlefield · Delacorte Press
Format: Hardcover

Nail-biting action with a scientifically and technologically involved plotline gives this novel an edge, and, moreover, the character development is surprisingly rich given the fast pace of the narrative the weight of the themes also keeps the story from reading like a movie script. Red herrings...
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Hades: Lord of the Dead

George O'Connor · First Second
Format: Paperback

Volume 4 of the highly acclaimed Olympians series! Hades Lord of the Dead tells the story of the great God of the Underworld and one of the most famous of all Greek myths Hades abduction of Persephone and her mothers revenge. Be prepared to see a new side of Persephone in this dynamic adaptation...
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Blood Red Snow White: A Novel

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

There never was a story that was happy through and through.When writer Arthur Ransome leaves his unhappy marriage in England and moves to Russia to work as a journalist, he has little idea of the violent revolution about to erupt. Unwittingly, he finds himself at its center, tapped by the British...
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Understanding Israel Today

Elisa Silverman · Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
Pages: 63
Format: Library Binding

Understanding Israel Today is an accurate and contemporary presentation that explores the Middle Eastern nation of Israel with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle. The book is written in an easy-to-read enjoyable narrative form for elementary readers...
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Coaltown Jesus

Ron Koertge · Candlewick
Format: Book

When Jesus shows up in Walker’s life, healing triumphs over heartbreak in Koertge’s finest and funniest novel yet.Walker shouldn’t have been so surprised to find Jesus standing in the middle of his bedroom. After all, he’d prayed for whoever was up there to help...
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The Impossible Knife of Memory

Laurie Halse Anderson · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 391
Format: Book

For the past five years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew up so Hayley can attend school. Perhaps,...
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Pope Francis: Spiritual Leader and Voice of the Poor

Amanda Lanser · Essential Library
Format: Book

A biography of Pope Frances, the first Latin American pope.
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Bone, Vol. 6: Old Man's Cave

Jeff Smith · Graphix; Gph edition
Format: Paperback

A showdown with the rat creatures and a secret ceremony by moonlight revelations and battles The Bone cousins are in the thick of it againThe thrilling BONE saga continues in book six As war spreads through the valley the Bone cousins join Granma Ben and Lucius at Old Mans Cave to make...
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The Titan's Curse

Rick Riordan · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A new prophecy leads to a dangerous quest. When Percy receives an urgent distress call from Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows hell need his powerful demigod allies, Annabeth and Thalia, at his side his trusty bronze sword, Riptide and a ride from his mom. The demigods...
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The Wide Window

Lemony Snicket · HarperTrophy
Pages: 214
Format: Library Binding

Are things getting better for the Baudelaires? Could they possibly get worse? Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are fortunate to have found a new guardian, Aunt Josephine. Even though she is unusually nervous, she seems nice enough. And the children are also fortunate to be living...
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The Almost Girl

Amalie Howard · Strange Chemistry
Format: Paperback

Seventeen-year-old Riven is as tough as they come. But coming from a world ravaged by a devastating android war, she has to be. There’s no room for softness, no room for emotion, no room for mistakes. A Legion General, she is the right hand of the young Prince of Neospes, a parallel...
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Italy

Jane Kohen Winter · Benchmark Books; 3 edition
Format: Book

Book by Winter, Jane Kohen, Jermyn, Leslie, Spilling, Jo-Ann
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My Book of Life by Angel

Martine Leavitt · Margaret Ferguson Books
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

When sixteen-year-old Angel meets Call at the mall, he buys her meals and says he loves her, and he gives her some candy that makes her feel like she can fly. Pretty soon she's addicted to his candy, and she moves in with him. As a favor, he asks her to hook up with a couple of friends...
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Alpha Goddess

Amalie Howard · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

In Serjana Caelum's world, gods exist. So do goddesses. Sera knows this because she is one of them. A secret long concealed by her parents, Sera is Lakshmi reborn, the human avatar of an immortal Indian goddess rumored to control all the planes of existence. Marked by the sigils of both...
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Brian's Return

Gary Paulsen · LAUREL LEAF
Pages: 115
Format: Paperback

Brian heads back to the wilderness.
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Nearly Found

Elle Cosimano · Kathy Dawson Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The sequel to the highly praised and intricately plotted Nearly Gone--a YA urban mystery that's perfect for fans of Bones, Numbers, and The Body FinderAfter Nearly Boswell starts working as an intern at a crime lab, a girl from her trailer park turns up dead. Then the corpse of a missing...
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Death Coming Up the Hill

Chris Crowe · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

It's 1968, and war is not foreign to seventeen-year-old Ashe. His dogmatic, racist father married his passionate peace-activist mother when she became pregnant with him, and ever since, the couple, like the situation in Vietnam, has been engaged in a "senseless war that could have...
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Uglies

Scott Westerfeld · Simon Pulse
Pages: 406
Format: Hardcover

The first installment of Scott Westerfeld's New York Times bestselling series - a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.The Uglies series has more than 3 million books in print, has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and spent more than fifty weeks on the New York...
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Very Bad Things

Susan McBride · Delacorte Press
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

A dark, moody, boarding-school murder mystery teens won't be able to put down. Katie never thought she'd be the girl with the popular boyfriend. She also never thought he would cheat on her--but the proof is in the photo that people at their boarding school can't stop talking about. Mark...
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Switching Gears

Chantele Sedgwick · Sky Pony Pr
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Still mourning the loss of Lucas Nelson, the boy she loved in secret for years, seventeen-year-old Emmy Martin turns to her passion for mountain biking to try to fill the empty void in her life. But just when things start looking up, Emmy discovers her mom has been diagnosed with early-onset...
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Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles

Marissa Meyer · Square Fish
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class...
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The Ghosts of Heaven

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

Timeless, beautiful, and haunting, spirals connect the four episodes of The Ghosts of Heaven, the mesmerizing new novel from Printz Award winner Marcus Sedgwick. They are there in prehistory, when a girl picks up a charred stick and makes the first written signs; there tens of centuries...
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Israel

Jill DuBois · Cavendish Square Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From School Library Journal Gr 7 Up-Previously published under the Benchmark imprint, these third editions are comprehensive geographic profiles with chapters about each country's physical features, history, ethnic groups, culture, religion and languages, economic development,...
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Polly and the One and Only World

Don Bredes · Green Writers Press
Format: Print book

Set in a much-diminished America called the Christian Protectorates, a poor country ravaged by coastal flooding, drought, and catastrophic social upheaval, the novel features 15-year-old Polly Lightfoot, a maiden witch of deep heritage and tender ability in the craft.  When her identity...
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Afghanistan

Sharifah Enayat Ali · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

Book by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, Elias, Josie
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Loud Awake and Lost

Adele Griffin · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

LOUD. There was an accident. Ember knows at least that much. She was driving. The car was totaled. She suffered back injuries and brain trauma. But she is alive. That's the only thing left she can cling to. AWAKE. Eight months later, Ember feels broken. The pieces of her former self...
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Frostfire

Amanda Hocking · St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Hidden deep in the heart of a snow-covered wilderness lies the secret kingdom of the Kanin--a magical realm as beautiful as it is treacherous ... Bryn Aven has never fit into Kanin society. Her blond hair and blue eyes set her apart as an outsider--a half-blood unable to hold a respectable...
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Philip Pullman

Laura La Bella · Rosen Publishing
Format: Book

"Philip Pullman is an award-winning author perhaps best known for his epic trilogy, His Dark Materials, one of the few fantasy classics to feature a strong female central protagonist. Pullman is a creator of new worlds and the captain of adventures, spinning intricate and fantastical...
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The Taking

Kimberly Derting · HarperTeen
Format: Hardcover

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer meets The Fifth Wave in this chilling and explosive new series from author Kimberly Derting. The last thing Kyra Agnew remembers is a flash of bright light. She awakes to discover that five whole years have passed. Everyone in her life has moved on - her parents...
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UnSouled

Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The story that began with Unwind continues.Connor and Lev are on the run after the destruction of the Graveyard, the last safe haven for AWOL Unwinds. But for the first time, they're not just running away from something. This time, they're running toward answers, in the form of a woman...
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Stone in the Sky

Cecil Castellucci · Square Fish

Brother Blue.His name, even the color, filled me with a furious fire of pure hatred.Years ago, Tula Bane was beaten and left for dead on a remote space station far from Earth, her home planet. She started with nothing and had no one, but over time, she found a home, a family, and even love....
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Master the SAT 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 15 edition
Format: Print book

Peterson's Master the SAT provides a wealth of test-taking strategies and helps students prepare for the SAT with extensive reviews and 9 full-length practice tests to help sharpen math, writing, and critical reading skills. In addition, "Parents' Guide to College Admission...
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Far Far Away

Tom McNeal · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

A National Book Award FinalistAn Edgar Award FinalistA California Book Award Gold Medal WinnerA dark, contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman. Jeremy Johnson Johnson hears voices. Or, specifically, one voice: the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of The Brothers Grimm. Jacob...
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Always Emily

Michaela MacColl · Chronicle Books
Pages: 282
Format: Hardcover

Emily and Charlotte Brontë are about as opposite as two sisters can be. Charlotte is practical and cautious; Emily is headstrong and imaginative. But they do have one thing in common: a love of writing. This shared passion will lead them to be two of the first published female novelists...
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Bang

BARRY LYGA · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

"Fans of 13 Reasons Why will find a lot to like in Lyga's latest." --Entertainment Weekly
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Flawed: A Novel

Cecelia Ahern · Square Fish
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

In a breathtaking young adult debut, the bestselling author of P.S. I Love You depicts a society in which perfection is paramount and any misstep leads to punishment.If you break the rules, you will be punished.Celestine North lives a perfect life.She's a model daughter and sister and she's...
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Enders

Lissa Price · Delacorte Press
Format: Print book

The riveting conclusion to the sci-fi thriller STARTERS!Someone is after Starters like Callie and Michael—teens with chips in their brains. They want to experiment on anyone left over from Prime Destinations—Starters who can be controlled and manipulated. With the body bank...
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Anastasia and Her Sisters

Carolyn Meyer · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

There's a heavy price to pay for royalty in this compelling - and true - story of Anastasia Romanov and fellow grand duchesses of Russia, from an award-winning novelist.It's summer in 1914 and the Romanovs are aboard the Standart, the Russian royal yacht. Tsar Nicholas, Tsaritsa...
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Skin

Donna Jo Napoli · Skyscape
Format: Hardcover

My lips are white. Sixteen-year-old Sep stares into the bathroom mirror on the first day of school. It’s not some weird lipstick (she never wears lipstick), she didn’t bump her lips or chew on ice. Her lips are just–white. In a panic, she digs up an old lipstick and smears...
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Mending Horses

M P Barker · Holiday House,
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

Daniel Linnehan is an indentured servant no more. He has his papers, his beloved horse, Ivy, and a new direction in life. But an Irish teenager, wearing fine clothes and riding an even finer horse, is asking for trouble. After a terrible misunderstanding leaves Daniel beaten, the peddler...
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Snapshot

Angie Stanton · HarperTeen
Format: Paperback

Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, and Susane Colasanti, this companion novel to the swoon-worthy Rock and a Hard Place has Marti discovering that one kiss from a Jamieson brother can change her summer . . . forever.Marti Hunter just wants a normal life. After dealing with her cool-but-clueless...
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The Cydonian Pyramid

Pete Hautman · Candlewick; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The much-anticipated sequel to The Obsidian Blade transports readers to the terrifying and thrilling world of Lah Lia, the enigmatic girl who changed Tucker Feye's life.More than half a millennium in the future, in the shadow of the looming Cydonian Pyramid, a pampered girl named Lah Lia has been...
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The Boys Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU

Kelli Dunham · Applesauce Press; Original edition
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

You have questions? We have answers to everything you need to know for growing up you!Growing up isn’t as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Boy’s Body Book is here...
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A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return

Zeina Abirached · Graphic Universe
Format: Book

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two by bricks and sandbags, threatened by snipers and shelling. East Beirut is for Christians, and West...
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The Kiss of Deception

Mary Pearson · Henry Holt
Pages: 489
Format: Book

In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight -- but she doesn't -- and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring...
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Pompeii

Diane Marczely Gimpel · Essential Library
Format: Book

This title examines the exploration and study of Pompeii. The book explores the lives of the city's builders and the city's destruction, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts.
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Entertainment

Mike Hobbs · Smart Apple Media
Format: Book

A series that inspires and fosters creative, entrepreneurial thinking and provides a perfect introduction to sound business principles. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The Islands at the End of the World

Austin Aslan · Wendy Lamb Books
Format: Book

In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani’s epilepsy holds a clue...
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Skink--No Surrender

Carl Hiaasen · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp justice in the New York Times bestseller Skink - No Surrender. A National Book Award Longlist Selection When your cousin goes missing under suspicious circumstances, who do you call? There's only one man for the job: a half-crazed,...
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers

Tanya Lee Stone · Candlewick Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices...
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Cyber Crime

Colin Hynson · Smart Apple Media
Format: Print book

Inside Crime: Cybercrime is part of an exciting new series that takes the reader undercover to explore the real world of crimefighting. Using up-to-date case studies alongside real-life examples of how famous crimes have been solved, Inside Crime gives a vivid portrait of crimefighting...
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Starbird Murphy and the World Outside

Karen Finneyfrock · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In her sixteen years of life, Starbird has never touched a dollar bill. Shes never been in a car. Shes never used a cell phone.Thats because Starbird has always lived on the Free Family Farm, a commune in the woods of Washington State.But all that is about to change. When Starbird gets...
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Horror

Valerie Bodden · Creative Educ
Format: Book

Surveys the horror fiction genre, from its folkloric origins and Gothic influences to the famous authors--such as Stephen King--whose works have defined the genre over time.
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A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return

Zeina Abirached · Graphic Universe
Format: Book

When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two by bricks and sandbags, threatened by snipers and shelling. East Beirut is for Christians, and West...
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The White Bicycle

Beverley Brenna · Red Deer Press
Format: Print book

The White Bicycle is the third title in the Wild Orchid trilogy following the adventures of Taylor Jane, a young woman with Asperger's Syndrome. In The White Bicycle, Taylor travels to the south of France with her mother and her friends. She is going to be working for the summer babysitting...
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Tracers

J. J. Howard · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of great box-office blockbusters, the high-stakes romance here sizzles within this page-turning thriller that will leave readers feeling like they are flying through the streets of New York.Cam has come to accept the rhythm of his life as a bike messenger: racing up and down...
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The Crown's Game

Evelyn Skye · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 399
Format: Hardcover

"Gorgeous and richly imagined." - Sara Raasch, New York Times bestselling author of the Snow Like Ashes series"Teeming with hidden magic and fiery romance." - Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the AshesPerfect for fans of Shadow and Bone...
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky · MTV Books; Later Printing edition
Format: Paperback

Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction: The Perks of Being...
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South Korea

Jill DuBois · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of South Korea.
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Wildlife

Fiona Wood · Poppy/Little
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

During a semester in the wilderness, sixteen year- old Sib expects the tough outdoor education program and the horrors of dorm life, but friendship drama and love that gets complicated? That will take some navigating.
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Al Capone Does My Homework

Gennifer Choldenko · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isnt the most normal place to grow up, but its home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Mooses dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely candidate, its a big deal. But the cons have...
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South and Central Asia

Tim Harris · Brown Bear Books
Format: Print book

"Describes various animals in South and Central Asia that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text"--
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The Sacrifice

Charlie Higson · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition

The Sacrifice picks up after Small Sam and The Kid arrive at the Tower of London at the end of The Dead. Though Sam finds safety and friendship at the Tower with Jordan Hordern's crew, he can't settle down. The only thing he wants is to be reunited with his sister, Ella. Despite...
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Stargirl

Jerry Spinelli
Format: Book

Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of "Stargirl, Stargirl." She captures Leo Borlock's heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica...
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On a Clear Day

Walter Dean Myers · Crown
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

"Visionary. This book should be in every reader's hands." -JACQUELINE WOODSON, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl DreamingYoung heroes decide that they are not too young or too powerless to change their world in this gripping, futuristic young adult novel by the New York...
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Midwinterblood

Marcus Sedgwick · Square Fish
Format: Print book

Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined--this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice. An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking...
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Hit Count

Chris Lynch · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Arlo Brodie loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, and while his dad cheers him on, his mother quotes head injury statistics and refuses to watch, but Arlo's winning plays, the cheering crowds, and the adrenaline rush are enough to convince him that everything...
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The Great Greene Heist

Varian Johnson · Scholastic
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming. Then school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, against Jackson's former friend Gaby de la Cruz. Gaby wants Jackson to stay out of it -- but he knows Keith has "connections" to the principal,...
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Preparing for an Exam

Valerie Bodden · Creative Co
Format: Hardcover

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Internship & Volunteer Opportunities for TV and Movie Buffs

Adam Furgang · Rosen
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Book by Furgang, Adam
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On a Whim

Robin Jones Gunn · Zondervan
Pages: 295
Format: Paperback

What's next?Ever since high school, Katie Weldon has wondered what it would be like to be Rick Doyle's girlfriend. As a college senior she's about to find out.In the swirl of Katie's upgraded dating life, she receives an unexplained bouquet, an unexpected call from her mother,...
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Ashes of Twilight

Kassy Tayler · St. Martin's Griffin; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Wren MacAvoy works as a coal miner for a domed city that was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century to protect the royal blood line of England when astronomers spotted a comet on a collision course with Earth. Humanity would be saved by the most groundbreaking technology of the time....
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Things I Can't Forget

Miranda Kenneally · Sourcebooks Fire; 2.5.2013 edition
Format: Paperback

"A must read...I couldn't put it down." - Simone Elkeles on Catching Jordan From the bestselling author of Catching Jordan comes a new teen romance sure to appeal to fans of Sarah Dessen. SOME RULES WERE MEANT TO BE BROKEN. Kate has always been the good girl. Too good, according...
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Unravel Me

Tahereh Mafi · HarperCollins
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestselling sequel to the groundbreaking dystopian novel Shatter Me! Kami Garcia, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures series, says Unravel Me is "dangerous, sexy, romantic, and intense. I dare you to stop reading."Juliette is still...
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Gun Rights: Interpreting the Constitution

Philip Wolny · Rosen Classroom
Format: Book

The gun rights issue has been among the most contentious debates since the founding of the United States. This instructive volume offers close but comprehensible readings of the Second Amendment set against the backdrop of fluctuating social and political contexts. Additionally, it documents...
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Hero on a Bicycle

Shirley Hughes · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

In her first novel, beloved author Shirley Hughes presents a World War II adventure proving that in extraordinary circumstances, people are capable of extraordinary things.Italy, 1944: Florence is occupied by Nazi forces. The Italian resistance movement has not given up hope, though —...
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The Tyrant's Daughter

J.C. Carleson · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

THERE: In an unnamed Middle Eastern country, fifteen-year-old Laila has always lived like royalty. Her father is a dictator of sorts, though she knows him as King—just as his father was, and just as her little brother Bastien will be one day. Then everything changes: Laila's father...
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The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 12)

Lemony Snicket · HarperCollins; First Edition edition
Pages: 353
Format: Hardcover

After any harrowing struggle, it is nice to consider checking into a hotel for a rest. In fact, this might be just the break Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire could use after their wearying deep-sea adventure. A hotel can be a good choice for any family vacation. With so many floors,...
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Communication Skills for Teens: How to Listen, Express, and Connect for Success

Michelle Skeen · New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Communication is an essential life skill that every teen must learn. Based on the New Harbinger classic, Messages, this book will teach you the necessary skills - such as assertiveness, active listening, and compassion - to become an effective communicator for life.In an age of social media,...
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All Those Broken Angels

Peter Adam Salomon · Flux
Format: Book

Richard Harrison was the last person to see his friend Melanie alive. She vanished when they were six, and while the police never found her, a part of her remained - a living shadow that became Richard's closest friend. For ten years, Richard has never questioned the shadow that keeps...
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Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 546
Format: Print book

Crooked Kingdom: the highly anticipated sequel to Leigh Bardugo's thrilling #1 New York Times-bestselling Six of Crows.Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting...
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When Mr. Dog Bites

Brian Conaghan · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

All Dylan Mint has ever wanted is to keep his Tourette's in check and live life as a "normal" teenager. The swearing, the tics, the howling "dog" that escapes when things are at their worst--nothing about Tourette's makes it easy to meet cute girls or have normal...
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Hellworld

Tom Leveen · Simon Pulse
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In an effort to put her family back together, a teen struggles to discover what happened to her mother who disappeared during a ghost hunt in this haunting new novel from the author of Party, Sick, and Shackled.Five years ago, Abby Booth's mom, cohost of a ghost hunting reality show, went...
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End of Days

Susan Ee · Skyscape
Pages: 331
Format: Paperback

End of Days is the explosive conclusion to Susan Ee's bestselling Penryn & the End of Days trilogy. After a daring escape from the angels, Penryn and Raffe are on the run. They're both desperate to find a doctor who can reverse the twisted changes inflicted by the angels on Raffe and Penryn's...
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All You Never Wanted

Adele Griffin · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Library Binding

With my eyes closed and Alex's core friends all around me, it was like I'd become my big sister, or something just as good. And so who cared if they were calling it Alex's party? One thing I knew: it would be remembered as mine.Alex has it all—brains, beauty, popularity,...
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The Naturals

Jennifer Lynn Barnes · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But, it's not a skill that she's ever taken seriously. That is, until the FBI come knocking: they've begun a classified program that...
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Beastkeeper

Cat Hellisen · Henry Holt
Pages: 197
Format: Print book

Sarah has always been on the move. Her mother hates the cold, so every few months her parents pack their bags and drag her off after the sun. She's grown up lonely and longing for magic. She doesn't know that it's magic her parents are running from. When Sarah's mother walks out on their...
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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

Phillip Hoose · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after...
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Death Valley National Park

Nate Frisch · Creative Paperbacks
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-7-This series delivers the next best thing to traveling to the national parks in person. Informative and visually stunning, each title provides a level of access report writers will appreciate. Features covered include each park's history,...
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Dreamland Burning

Jennifer Latham · Little
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Some bodies won't stay buried.Some stories need to be told. When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past... and the present.Nearly...
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A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

Mary K. Pratt · Lerner Publications
Format: Book

In the spring of 1607, an English ship landed at modern-day Virginia. The ships passengers quickly built shelters and a fort. Their settlement, Jamestown, was the first permanent English colony in North America. This event marked the beginning of an important period in US history. Over...
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Science Fiction

Valerie Bodden · Creative Educ
Format: Book

"A survey of the science fiction genre, from its Industrial Revolution-era origins and technological influences to the famous authors--such as Jules Verne--whose works have defined the genre over time"--Provided by publisher.
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Champion: A Legend Novel

Marie Lu · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 369
Format: Hardcover

The explosive finale to Marie Lu's New York Times bestselling LEGEND trilogy - perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT!He is a Legend.She is a Prodigy.Who will be Champion? June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic - and each other - and now their...
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Heartbeat

Elizabeth Scott · Harlequin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

oes life go on when your heart is broken? Since her mother's sudden death, Emma has existed in a fog of grief, unable to let go, unable to move forward - because her mother is, in a way, still there. She's being kept alive on machines for the sake of the baby growing inside her....
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Fig

Sarah Elizabeth Schantz · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 346
Format: Print book

An NPR Best Book of 2015 Love and sacrifice intertwine in this brilliant debut of rare beauty about a girl dealing with her mother's schizophrenia and her own mental illness.Fig's world lies somewhere between reality and fantasy. But as she watches Mama slowly come undone, it becomes...
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To Catch a Killer

Sheryl Scarborough · Tor Teen
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In To Catch a Killer, a contemporary mystery by debut author Sheryl Scarborough, a teenage girl uses forensic science to solve the cold-case murder of her mother.Erin Blake has one of those names. A name that, like Natalee Holloway or Elizabeth Smart, is inextricably linked to a grisly...
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The Sunlit Night

Rebecca Dinerstein · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

A stunning debut novel--which Jonathan Safran Foer calls "lyrical as a poem, psychologically rich as a thriller."In the beautiful, barren landscape of the Far North, under the ever-present midnight sun, Frances and Yasha are surprised to find refuge in each other. Their lives...
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Going Rogue: an Also Known As novel

Robin Benway · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Being permanently based in a local New York City high school as an undercover operative has its moments, good and bad, for 16-year-old safecracker Maggie Silver. Pros: More quality time with her former mark-turned-boyfriend Jesse Oliver and insanely cool best friend, Roux. Getting to spend...
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