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Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

Caren Barzelay Stelson · Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature "[A] book that is both personal and universal, both thoroughly researched and real."--The New York Times Book Review This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko...
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Wild Lily

K M Peyton · David Fickling Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

It's the 1920s -- cars and planes are new. Lily Gabriel is scruffy and confident and takes no nonsense from anyone. Antony is rich, spoiled, and arrogant, and Lily is completely and utterly -- no nonsense! -- in love with him.So join Lily as she falls... Falls in love... Falls out of the sky......
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Handbook to Bigfoot, Nessie, and Other Unexplained Creatures

Tyler Omoth · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Legendary creatures abound. From Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster to Mothman and the Chupacabra, sightings of mystifying beings have spanned the globe throughout the ages. Paranormal Handbooks presents the details in all their spellbinding mystery.
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Once and for All

SARAH DESSEN · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From Sarah Dessen, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of SAINT ANYTHING and JUST LISTEN, comes a new novel set in the world of wedding planning!Is it really better to have loved and lost? Louna's summer job is to help brides plan their perfect day, even though she stopped believing...
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The Leaving

Tara Altebrando · Bloomsbury
Pages: 421
Format: Print book

Eleven years ago, six kindergartners went missing without a trace. After all that time, the people left behind moved on, or tried to. Until today. Today five of those kids return. They're sixteen, and they are . . . fine. Scarlett comes home and finds a mom she barely recognizes, and doesn't...
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Dead Girls Society

Michelle Krys · Delacorte Press
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

A girl accepts a mysterious invitation to play a deadly game in this suspense-filled thriller from the author of HEXED--perfect for fans of NERVE by Jeanne Ryan and Lauren Oliver's PANIC.You are cordially invited to participate in a game of thrills and dares. Tell no one, and come alone....
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Scythe

Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 433
Format: Print book

Two teens must learn the "art of killing" in this Printz Honor-winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those...
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Kyle Finds Her Way

Susie Salom · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

On the first day of sixth grade, Kyle Constantini lands in the principal's office after standing up against (that is, punching) Ino Nevarez, who was teasing a deaf girl at school. Her punishment? Join the NAVS program, which teaches constructive problem-solving (that is, not punching)...
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Snowbirds

CRISSA-JEAN CHAPPELL · MERIT PR
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"Snowbirds will turn your image of the Amish upside down. Lucy will grab your heart and run away with it." --Robin MacCready, winner of the Edgar award for Buried Every year, Lucy waits eagerly for the arrival of the "snowbirds," the Old Order Amish who come trundling...
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Grendel's Guide to Love and War

A E Kaplan · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Perks of Being a Wallflower meets Revenge of the Nerds in this tale of a teen misfit who seeks to take down the bro next door, but ends up falling for his enemy's sister and uncovering difficult truths about his family in the process. Tom Grendel lives a quiet life - writing in his notebooks,...
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The Day the Goose Got Loose

Reeve Lindbergh · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Just how much havoc can one goose cause? The whole farm's awash in comic chaos when a long-neckted mischief-maker flies the coop. Soon after, the entire barnyard is escaping, and the stampede will go on till dawn, with laughter lasting even longer. Amid the merry mayhem, the goose's...
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The Marauders' Island

Tristan J Tarwater · Back That Elf Up
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Azria is a mage of Miz, trained to wield the magic her country is famous for. When her estranged mother, alleged pirate Captain Apzana of the Hen & Chick, shows up on her 16th birthday offering her adventure, Azria leaves the life she knows for the promise of riches, renown and danger...
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Nemesis

Anna Banks · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

The princess didn't expect to fall in love--with her nemesis.Princess Sepora of Serubel is the last Forger in all the five kingdoms. The spectorium she creates provides energy for all, but now her father has found a way to weaponize it, and his intentions to incite war force her to flee...
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Pax

Sara Pennypacker · Harper Audio
Format: Audiobook on CD

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. One day, the unimaginable happens, Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where...
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The Color of Darkness

Ruth Hatfield · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

After rescuing his parents, Danny returns to his old life, burying the taro that allowed him to speak to animals, trees, and the very storms that led to his adventure. Danny thinks he's left magic and mystery behind, but Sammael, a creature of terrible imagination, refuses to let him go. A strange...
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