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A Cultural History of the United States Through the Decades - The 1950s

Stuart A. Kallen · Lucent Books; 1 edition
Pages: 127
Format: Hardcover

Perhaps the most idealized of America's decades, in reality, it was one of the most disturbing. The cold war was at its height, making fear of nuclear annihilation and of communist infiltrators dominant themes.
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First We Were IV

ALEXANDRA SIROWY · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A group of friends start a secret society in this out-of-control thriller from the author of The Telling and The Creeping that examines the all-consuming love of lifelong friendship - and what someone is capable of when they're afraid of losing it.Izzie loves nothing more than her three...
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Mississippi Jack: Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and Lily of the West (Bloody Jack Adventures)

L. A. Meyer · Harcourt Children's Books
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

The intrepid Jacky Faber, having once again eluded British authorities, heads west, hoping that no one will recognize her in the wilds of America. There she tricks the tall-tale hero Mike Fink out of his flatboat, equips it as a floating casino-showboat, and heads south to New Orleans,...
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Megan McCafferty · Balzer + Bray; 1st Edition/ 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children making teens the most prized members of society Girls sport fake baby bumps and the school cafeteria stocks folic-acid-infused foodSixteen-year-old...
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London Calling

Edward Bloor · Knopf Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Martin Conway comes from a family filled with heroes and disgraces. His grandfather was a statesman who worked at the US Embassy in London during WWII. His father is an alcoholic who left his family. His sister is an overachieving Ivy League graduate. And Martin? Martin is stuck in between--floundering.But...
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Greek and Roman mythology A to Z : a young reader's companion

Kathleen N Daly · Facts On File
Pages: 132

Presents the gods, goddesses, heroes, places, and other aspects of Greek and Roman mythology in alphabetically arranged entries.
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Lebron James: Basketball's King

Pages: 104
Format: Library Binding

LeBron James overcame adversity to become a superstar athlete while he was still in high school. After joining the NBA, he won multiple championships and awards, and he is widely considered one of the best basketball players in history. Sports fans will be interested to learn about Jamess...
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National Geographic Student World Atlas Fourth Edition

National Geographic · National Geographic Children's Books; 4 edition
Format: Hardcover

The new fourth edition of National Geographics award-winning Student Atlas of the World is more fascinating and fact-filled than ever, and has gone INTERACTIVE with new digital extras, including scannable pages that link to photo galleries and quizzes. Dynamic, user-friendly content includes...
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Devious (It Girl #9)

Cecily Von Ziegesar · Poppy; 1 edition
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The ninth engrossing novel in the #1 bestselling It Girl series. Popular Gossip Girl character Jenny Humphrey never goes looking for trouble; but trouble always seems to find her. What Waverly Academy mischief will Jenny, Tinsley, and Callie stir up now? It's January, and a new semester...
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Dark Flame

Alyson Noël · St. Martin's Griffin; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

In Alyson Noel's most darkly seductive Immortals novel yet, Ever fights for control of her body, her soul -- and the timeless true love she's been chasing for centuries.Ever is trying to help Haven transition into life as an immortal. But with Haven drunk on her new powers and acting...
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Between Two Skies

Joanne O'Sullivan · Candlewick Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Hurricane Katrina sets a teenage girl adrift. But a new life - and the promise of love - emerges in this rich, highly readable debut.Bayou Perdu, a tiny fishing town way, way down in Louisiana, is home to sixteen-year-old Evangeline Riley. She has her best friends, Kendra and Danielle;...
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Geek Charming

Robin Palmer · Speak
Pages: 338
Format: Paperback

The ideal L.A. fairy tale for fans of Once Upon a Time and L.A. Candy!Inspiration for the Disney Channel TV movie, Geek Charming!Dylan Shoenfield is the princess of L.A.?s posh Castle Heights High. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new ?it? bag that everyone...
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