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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer · Twenty-First Century Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Offers young adults an up-close look at the life of this poet and writer through a review of his many works, education, accomplishments, and various life experiences as both a child and adult.
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Stolen

Lucy Christopher · Chicken House/Scholastic
Pages: 299
Format: Print book

A stunning debut novel with an intriguing literary hook: written in part as a letter from a victim to her abductor. Sensitive, sharp, captivating!Gemma, 16, is on layover at Bangkok Airport, en route with her parents to a vacation in Vietnam. She steps away for just a second, to get a cup of coffee....
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How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous

Georgia Bragg · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes, epic failures even lead to super successes . . . sometimes they become deep dark secrets. But remember--to fail is human, to laugh about our shortcomings divine. From Montezuma II's mistaking a conqueror for a god to Isaac Newton turning from science...
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Tommy: The Gun That Changed America

Karen Blumenthal · Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

John Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing weapon that would help Americans win on the battlefield. His Thompson submachine gun could deliver a hundred bullets in a matter of seconds -- but didn't find a market in the U.S. military. Instead, the Tommy...
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Captive

A.J. Grainger · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

When a teen is held hostage, her efforts to escape uncover a conspiracy that forces her to question everything in this psychological thriller with a twist of forbidden romance.They told her not to worry - because the man who shot her father was in custody. They told her that she was safe...
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Adventures in Minecraft

David Whale · Wiley
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraft and programming. Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gaming experience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraft programming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in the highly successful Adventures series,...
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After the Woods

Kim Savage · Farrar
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

"Statistically speaking, girls like me don't come back when guys like Donald Jessup take us." Julia knows she beat the odds. She escaped the kidnapper who hunted her in the woods for two terrifying nights that she can't fully remember. Now it's one year later, and a dead girl...
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Teen Queens and Has-Beens

Cathy Hopkins · Simon Pulse
Pages: 178
Format: Paperback

"Yeah but...," I started, then I decided to confront what I thought was probably really bothering her. "Look, about Jonno. I didn't mean for anything to happen. He just kind of..."After a game of truth or dare, Lia manages to gain the interest of the school heartthrob,...
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When You Were Mine

Rebecca Serle · Simon Pulse; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

An intensely romantic, modern recounting of the greatest love story ever told—narrated by the girl Romeo was supposed to love.Rosaline knows that she and Rob are destined to be together. Rose has been waiting for years for Rob to kiss her—and when he finally does, it’s...
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Roman Myths (Graphic Mythology)

Ross Watton · Rosen Publishing Group
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Replete with spectacular drawings and written in an easy-to-read style, this book is broken into three segments and includes such scintillating tales as that of Romulus and Remus, Aeneas, and Horatius. Exhilarating and educational, Roman Myths will take your students on adventures...
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Son

Lois Lowry · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 393
Format: Hardcover

They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn't exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire had a son....
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