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Lord of Shadows

Cassandra Clare · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Sunny Los Angeles can be a dark place indeed in Cassandra Clare's Lord of Shadows, the sequel to the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Lady Midnight. Lord of Shadows is a Shadowhunters novel.

Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents....
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Surefire Tips to Improve Your Reading Skills

Ronald W Fry · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 132
Format: Print book

Reading comprehension is arguably the most important study skill there is, one that can be of enormous benefit both inside and beyond the classroom. Rather than increasing ones reading speed, this practical guide emphasizes how to grasp the main idea, gather the facts, and draw conclusions...
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Girl in the Arena

Lise Haines · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; 1 edition
Format: Print book

It’s a fight to the death—on live TV—when a gladiator’s daughter steps into the arenaLyn is a neo-gladiator’s daughter, through and through.  Her mother has made a career out of marrying into the high-profile world of televised blood sport, and the rules...
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Heroine

Mindy McGinnis · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

An Amazon Best Book of the Month! A captivating and powerful exploration of the opioid crisis - the deadliest drug epidemic in American history - through the eyes of a college-bound softball star. Edgar Award-winning author Mindy McGinnis delivers a visceral and necessary novel about...

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Gemini

Sonya Mukherjee · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

In a small town, as high school graduation approaches, two conjoined sisters must weigh the importance of their dreams as individuals against the risk inherent in the surgery that has the potential to separate them forever.
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Stem cell research : medical applications and ethical controversies

Joseph Panno · Facts On File
Pages: 262

Examines stem cells from the scientific and social viewpoints, including what they are, their laboratory study, their use in medicine, the ethical issues involved, and the legal issues in America and Europe.
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Get Quilting with Angela & Cloe: 14 Projects for Kids to Sew

Angela Walters · C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Format: Print book

Kids can quilt! Best-selling author Angela Walters and her daughter, Cloe, join forces to teach preteens and teens the basics of quiltmaking. The dynamic mother-daughter duo guides kids step by step through prepping and finishing their very first quilt. Readers will tackle 14 projects to keep...
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Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After a year at the king's palace, Miri has learned all about being a proper princess. But the tables turn when the student must become the teacher!Instead of returning to her beloved Mount Eskel, Miri is ordered to journey to a distant swamp and start a princess academy for three sisters,...
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The Sound of Life and Everything

Krista Van Dolzer · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating speculative historical fiction debut set in 1950s California - perfect for fans of When You Reach Me. Twelve-year-old Ella Mae Higbee is a sensible girl. She eats her vegetables and wants to be just like Sergeant Friday, her favorite character on Dragnet. So when her auntie...
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Hope and Other Punchlines

Julie Buxbaum · Delacorte Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things and What to Say Next delivers a poignant and hopeful novel about resilience and reinvention, first love and lifelong friendship, the legacies of loss, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

Sometimes...
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The Bombed House (Keystone Books (Stone Arch))

Paul · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

During the German bombing of London in 1941, two brothers see something strange in the rubble of a neighbor's house, but no one believes them.
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Soldier Sister, Fly Home

Bo Flood · Charlesbridge
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

A tender and gripping novel about family, identity, and loss. Thirteen-year-old Tess is having a hard enough time understanding what it means to be part white and part Navajo, but now she's coping with her sister Gaby's announcement that she's going to enlist and fight in the Iraq...
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The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily

Laura Creedle · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and lands in detention with Abelard, she's intrigued - he seems thirty seconds behind, while she feels thirty seconds ahead. It doesn't hurt that he's brilliant and beautiful. When Abelard posts a quote from The Letters of Abelard and Heloise...
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Like Vanessa

Tami Charles · Charlesbridge
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America, by reluctantly entering her own beauty pageant.In this semi-autobiographical debut novel set in 1983, Vanessa Martin's real-life reality of living...
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Lyddie

Katherine Paterson · Dutton Juvenile
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.
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