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Whale Talk

Chris Crutcher · Greenwillow Books; 1st edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

There's bad news and good news about the Cutter High School swim team. The bad news is that they don't have a pool. The good news is that only one of them can swim anyway.A group of misfits brought together by T. J. Jones (the J is redundant) to find their places in a school that...
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Alternative Rock, The History of

Stuart A. Kallen · Lucent Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This popular Lucent Books series has been updated to make music of all genres even more accessible, popular and culturally relevant in the 21st century; the set focuses on the history, music, musicians, and instruments behind specific musical styles.; The newest addition to the Music...
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Pacifica

KRISTEN SIMMONS · Tor Teen
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Kristen Simmons, critically acclaimed author of Article 5 and Metaltown, brings her trademark action, romance, and frightening prescience to this tale of high seas adventure.For too long our people have suffered, plagued by overcrowding, disease, and lack of work. We have only just survived...
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Shadowsong

S JAE-JONES · Wednesday Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The conclusion to the gorgeous and lush Wintersong duology.Six months after the end of Wintersong, Liesl is working toward furthering both her brother's and her own musical careers. Although she is determined to look forward and not behind, life in the world above is not as easy as Liesl...
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Explorer: The Lost Islands

Kazu Kibuishi · Amulet Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

  The highly anticipated second volume to the critically acclaimed Explorer series, The Lost Islands is a collection of seven all-new stories written and illustrated by an award-winning roster of comics artists, with each story centered around the theme of hidden places. Edited by the New York...
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Rose & Thorn

Sarah Prineas · HarperTeen
Pages: 405
Format: Hardcover

This beauty isn't sleeping! Discover the true story of Sleeping Beauty in Sarah Prineas's bold YA fairy-tale retelling filled with thrilling adventure and romance, perfect for fans of the Lunar Chronicles and the Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy.After the spell protecting her is destroyed,...
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The DUFF:

Kody Keplinger · Poppy
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller is now a major motion picture! Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper may not be the prettiest girl in her high school, but she has a loyal group of friends, a biting wit, and a spot-on BS detector. Shes also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy...
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Divided We Fall

Trent Reedy · Scholastic
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

Danny Wright never thought he'd be the man to bring down the United States of America. In fact, he enlisted in the Idaho National Guard because he wanted to serve his country the way his father did. When the Guard is called up on the governor's orders to police a protest in Boise, it seems...
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Homesick

Kate Klise · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Benny's parents are splitting up. His mom leaves home after a fight about a mysterious splinter that is rumored to be part of an important relic. Benny's dad has always liked clutter, but now, he begins hoarding everything from pizza boxes to old motorcycle parts.As his house grows more...
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The Last Apprentice: Rage of the Fallen

Joseph Delaney · Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover

A dangerous few months lie ahead—ones which some of us will be hard-pressed to survive.Thomas Ward has served as the Spooks apprentice for three years. He has battled boggarts, witches, demons, and even the devil himself. Tom has enemies The Fiend stalks him, waiting for a moment of weakness....
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Full Ride

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Becca has plenty to hide and everything to lose—but with her future on the line, she’s willing to risk it all. This gripping novel from New York Times bestselling author Maragaret Peterson Haddix “will rivet readers” (Publishers Weekly).Becca’s claim to fame...
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Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

Catherine Reef · Clarion Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Most people know Florence Nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they don't know her full story. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of Victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation....
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Fuse

Julianna Baggott · Grand Central
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

We want our son returned. This girl is proof that we can save you all. If you ignore our plea, we will kill our hostages one at a time.To be a Pure is to be perfect, untouched by Detonations that scarred the earth, and sheltered inside the paradise that is the Dome. But Partridge escaped...
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Halflings

Heather Burch · Blink
Format: Hardcover

After being inexplicably targeted by an evil intent on harming her at any cost, seventeen-year-old Nikki finds herself under the watchful guardianship of three mysterious young men who call themselves halflings. Sworn to defend her, misfits Mace, Raven, and Vine battle to keep Nikki safe...
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