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The Stars at Oktober Bend

GLENDA MILLARD · Candlewick
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Beautiful, lyrical prose, told in two voices, lifts up a poignant story of two traumatized teens who find each other in a small riverside town.i am the girl manny loves. the girl who writes our story in the book of flying. i am alice.Alice is fifteen, with hair as red as fire and skin as pale...
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Undertow

Michael Buckley · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

First, we feared them. Then we fought them. Now they might be our only hope. Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker's life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world's initial wonder and awe over...
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Barron's SAT Subject Test Literature, 7th Edition

Christina Myers-Shaffer M.Ed. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Updated to reflect the latest subject tests in literature, this manual presents two diagnostic tests and seven full-length practice tests. Students will also find:A review of the seven literary elements that form the basis for the testMaterials to help strengthen critical reading skills,...
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Crazy Messy Beautiful

Carrie Arcos · Philomel Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos--a fresh take on happily ever after, and friendship, that is anything but a love story.When your namesake is Pablo Neruda - the greatest love poet of all time - finding "the one" should be easy. After all, sixteen-year-old aspiring...
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Bushes

Carla Mooney · Essential Library
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

The Bush family has had a tremendous impact on US government and politics in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The Bushes explores how the Bush family got their start in politics, their impact from the White House, and how the Bush legacy is continuing into the 2016 presidential...
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You Before Anyone Else

Julie Cross · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Everything she wants. Everything he needs.The supportive friend, the reliable daughter, the doting big-sister: Finley is used to being the glue that holds everyone together. But while her sweet demeanor makes her the perfect confidant, her wholesome look isn't landing her the high paying...
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Gap Life

John Coy · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Cray got into the same college his father attended and is expected to go. And to go pre-med. And to get started right away. His parents are paying the tuition. It should be an easy decision.But it's not.All Cray knows is that what's expected of him doesn't feel right. The pressure...
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What I Lost

Alexandra Ballard · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

What sixteen-year-old Elizabeth has lost so far: forty pounds, four jean sizes, a boyfriend, and her peace of mind. As a result, she's finally a size zero. She's also the newest resident at Wallingfield, a treatment center for girls like her -- girls with eating disorders. Elizabeth is determined...
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The Sheriffs of Savage Wells

Sarah M Eden · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Paisley Bell knows the eccentric people of Savage Wells. From the absentminded shopkeeper who always thinks she's been robbed to the young man who has returned shell-shocked from the war, Paisley has compassion for them all. When the sheriff up and leaves town, Paisley steps up and assumes...
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Heads Up Money

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Making a difficult topic easier to comprehend, Heads Up Money offers big ideas, simply explained, for teen readers.From the change in your pocket to online shopping, money is everywhere. Economics can't be ignored, and Heads Up Money explores the larger questions and concerns around...
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Under Threat

Robin Stevenson · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 129
Format: Print book

Franny is close to her parents, adores her horse and is head over heels in love with her girlfriend, Leah. But Franny's parents are abortion providers at the local hospital, and an anonymous stranger is prepared to do whatever it takes to stop them. A stranger who phones at all hours....
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Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space

Tom Riddolls · Crabtree Pub Co
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team...
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Flannery

Lisa Moore · Groundwood Books
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

Sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone has it bad. She's been in love with Tyrone O'Rourke since the days she still believed in Santa Claus. But Tyrone has grown from a dorky kid into an outlaw graffiti artist, the rebel-with-a-cause of Flannery's dreams, literally too cool for school.Which is a problem,...
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The Winner's Crime

Marie Rutkoski · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Following your heart can be a crimeA royal wedding is what most girls dream about. It means one celebration after another: balls, fireworks, and revelry until dawn. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about...
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