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A Promising Life: Coming of Age with America, A Novel

EMILY ARNOLD MCCULLY · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For as long as he can remember, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau has been told that a promising future lies ahead of him. After all, his mother is the great Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition of discovery. And thanks to his mother, Baptiste's life changes forever when...
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Bull

David Elliott · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Much like Lin-Manuel Miranda did in Hamilton, the New York Times best-selling author David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur. A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling in verse, which NPR called...
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The Hush

Skye Melki-Wegner · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Chester has taken to the road, traveling from village to village desperately searching for his father, who has disappeared. One night while fiddling to earn a few coins, he accidentally connects to the Song - the music that fuels every aspect of the world, and that it's illegal for him to interact...
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Metaltown

Kristen Simmons · Recorded Books

The rules of Metaltown are simple: Work hard, keep your head down, and watch your back. You look out for number one, and no one knows that better than Ty. She's been surviving on the factory line as long as she can remember. But now Ty has Colin. She's no longer alone; it's...
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Follow Me Back

A V GEIGER · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

"Follow Me Back is the perfect mix of fandom with just the right amount of suspense. An enthralling page turner from beginning to end." -- Anna Todd, New York Times bestselling author of the After seriesTessa Hart's world feels very small. Confined to her bedroom with...
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Defy the Worlds

Claudia Gray · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

This is the thrilling and romantic sequel to Defy the Stars from the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline. Noemi Vidal has returned to her planet, Genesis, as an outsider. Ostracized for refusing to sacrifice Abel, the galaxy's most advanced mechanical...
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Afterward : a novel

Jennifer Mathieu · Recorded Books

When eleven-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan Jorgensen, who had disappeared four years earlier, and now Dylan's sister Caroline befriends Ethan and wants to learn the truth about her autistic brother's captivity.
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The Silent Songbird

Melanie Dickerson · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

FromNew York Timesbestselling author comesThe Silent Songbird Evangeline is gifted with a heavenly voice, but she is trapped in a sinister betrothal until she embarks on a daring escape and meets brave Westley le Wyse. Can he help her discover the freedom to sing again? Desperate to flee...
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Sun Warrior: Tales of a New World

P C CAST · Wednesday Books
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, P.C. Cast, brings us Sun Warrior, an epic fantasy set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and the earth itself has been drastically changed. A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty ... The battle lines...
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The Game of Lives

James Dashner · Delacorte Press
Format: eBook

From James Dashner, author of the 1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes The Game of Lives, the final book in the Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Eye of Minds and The Rule of Thoughts.     Michael used to live...
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The Cat Who Came In off the Roof

Annie M G Schmidt · Delacorte Press, 2016.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

In the tradition of The Cricket in Times Square comes this charming tale of courage, friendship, and what it really means to be human. This classic, which originated in Holland and has withstood the test of time worldwide, will appeal to readers young and old - and dog and cat lovers alike!...
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Irena's Children: Young Readers Edition

Tilar J Mazzeo · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler - the "female Oskar Schindler" - who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II - now adapted...
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Piecing Me Together

Rene Watson · Bloomsbury
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A timely and powerful story about a teen girl striving for success in a world that too often feels like it wants to break her. Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way....
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The BFG

Roald Dahl; David Walliams; Penguin Audio · Penguin Audio
Format: Audiobook

Kidsnatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
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Crazy House

James Patterson · Jimmy Patterson
Format: Audiobook

There were no charges. There was no trial. There will be no escape. Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her small hometown. She was thrown into a maximum-security prison and put on Death Row with other kids her age. Until her execution, Becca's told to fit in and shut...
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