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Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics

Marc Zimmer · Twenty First Century Books
Pages: 80
Format: Library Binding

What if neuroscientists could look inside the human brain and watch individual brain cells send signals to one another? What if they could then control these brain cells to direct thoughts and actions? This may sound like science fiction, but it's actually a scientific revolution called...
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Day of Ice

ANDREW LANE · Adaptive Books
Format: Hardcover

Months after their rescue by the government agency Segment W, Robinson Crusoe and his friend Friday have proven their skills as secret agents. They're now climbing the ranks of this exclusive group of spies who reports directly to the Crown. Suddenly, in the dead of winter, Friday...
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Not Your Villain

C.B. Lee · Duet, an imprint of Interlude Press
Pages: 286
Format: Paperback

Bells Broussard thought he had it made when his superpowers manifested early. Being a shapeshifter is awesome. He can change his hair whenever he wants, and if putting on a binder for the day is too much, he's got it covered. But that was before he became the country's most-wanted...
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Sparrow

Sarah Moon · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Sparrow has always had a difficult time making friends. She would always rather have stayed home on the weekends with her mother, an affluent IT Executive at a Brooklyn bank, reading, or watching the birds, then playing with other kids. And that's made school a lonely experience for her....
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The Metropolitans

Carol Goodman · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets The Apothecary in this time-bending mystery from bestselling author Carol Goodman!The day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four thirteen-year-olds converge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where an eccentric curator is seeking four uncommonly...
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Barron's AP World History, 8th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests

JOHN MCCANNON · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 504
Format: Paperback

With this fully revised and updated guide, students will receive in-depth preparation for the upcoming AP World History exam with the most recent testing information available. This must-have manual includes:Two full-length practice tests with answer explanations reflecting the most recent...
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Girl on Pointe: Chloe's Guide to Taking on the World

CHLOE LUKASIAK · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Chloe Lukasiak is a big believer that things happen for a reason. She knows that life would be easier without disappointments, bullying, and medical issues-but sometimes it takes challenges to inspire you to achieve big things. From her status as fan favorite on the hit reality television...
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Mariam Sharma Hits the Road

SHEBA KARIM · HarperTeen
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Three Pakistani-American teenagers, on a trip through the land of pork ribs, mechanical bulls, and Confederate flags. It's going to be quite an adventure.The summer after her freshman year of college, Mariam is looking forward to working and hanging out with her best friends: irrepressible...
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An Enchantment of Ravens

Margaret Rogerson · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Parents' Choice Silver Honors Winner A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts - even as she falls in love with a faerie prince - in this gorgeous debut novel.Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal...
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She Loves You

ANN HOOD · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Ann Hood tells the story of a girl swept up in the heart of 1960s Beatlemania. Written in her signature prose, Hood weaves a tale of four misfit friends who set off to see the Beatles' final world tour, each harboring a secret hope. What emerges is a sincere and funny...
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Relative Strangers

PAULA GARNER · Candlewick
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Why is there a gap in Jules's baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces.Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She never knew her father, and her ex-addict...
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Escaping From Houdini

KERRI MANISCALCO · jimmy patterson
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling series that started with Stalking Jack the Ripper and Hunting Prince Dracula continues in this third bloody installment! A luxurious ocean liner becomes a floating prison of madness and horror when passengers are murdered one by one...with nowhere to run from...
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The Owner's Manual For Driving Your Adolescent Brain

Dr. JoAnn Deak · Little Pickle Press
Format: Hardcover

Think you know everything about your brain? Think again! In this exciting follow-up to Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, you’ll get the goods on glia and the news about neurons, presented in a fun and engaging format. Hang on to your hemispheres, and prepare to have your mind boggled...
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Labyrinth Lost

Zoraida Córdova · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

"Enchanting and complex. Every page is filled with magic." -- Danielle Paige, New York Times best-selling author of Dorothy Must DieNothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates...
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