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Every Last Breath

Jennifer L. Armentrout · Harlequin Teen
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Some loves will last 'til your dying breath Every choice has consequences - but seventeen-year-old Layla faces tougher choices than most. Light or darkness. Wickedly sexy demon prince Roth, or Zayne, the gorgeous, protective Warden she never thought could be hers. Hardest of all, Layla...
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The Winner's Curse

Marie Rutkoski · Square Fish
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Winning what you want may cost you everything you loveThey were never meant to be together. As a general's daughter, seventeen-year-old Kestrel enjoys an extravagant and privileged life. Arin has nothing but the clothes on his back. Then Kestrel makes an impulsive decision that binds Arin...
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Demoting Pluto: The Discovery of Dwarf Planets

Steve Kortenkamp · Capstone Press
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

When is a planet not a planet? Dwarf planets orbit the sun, are solid bodies, and are not moons. But they are not considered regular planets. Learn more about these spherical oddities and why Pluto is still hotly debated today.
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TAHEREH MAFI · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Embark on a wondrous journey through the land of Whichwood in this stunning companion to Tahereh Mafi's acclaimed bestseller Furthermore.A Kirkus Best Book of the Year! "Deliciously descriptive prose. . . . Darkly fascinating." −Kirkus "Unforgettable heroine."...
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Christopher Paolini · Knopf Books for Young Readers; Trade Paperback Edition edition
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.Darkness fallsdespair aboundsevil reigns Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel...
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All the Bright Places

Jennifer Niven · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 388
Format: Hardcover

"A do not miss for fans of Eleanor and Park and The Fault in Our Stars, and basically anyone who can breathe."--Justine MagazineA New York Times bestsellerSoon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning! Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways...
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Vietnam #5: Walking Wounded

Chris Lynch · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck were best friends. So when one of them was drafted into the Vietnam War, the others signed up, too. They promised to watch out for one another. They pledged to come home together. Now, that pledge has been broken. One of the four has been killed in action....
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I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers

Cris Tovani · Stenhouse Publishers
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

I Read It, but I Don't Get It is a practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills. Cris Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff developer who writes with verve and humor about the challenges of working with students at all levels...
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Minecraft: The Crash: An Official Minecraft Novel

Tracey Baptiste · Del Rey
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The brand-new official Minecraft novel is an action-packed thriller! When a new virtual-reality version of the game brings her desires - and doubts - to life, one player must face her fears. Bianca has never been good at following the plan. She's more of an act-now, deal-with-the-consequences-later...
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Black Water (Pendragon #5)

D.J. MacHale · Aladdin; Original edition
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Breaking the rules Just when fifteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon thinks he understands his purpose as a Traveler -- to protect the territories of Halla from the evil Saint Dane -- he is faced with an impossible choice. The inhabitants of Eelong are in danger of being wiped out by a mysterious...
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The Infinite Sea: The Second Book of the 5th Wave

Rick Yancey · Putnam Publishing Group
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The 5th Wave, hailed by Justin Cronin as "wildly entertaining." How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity.Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan...
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Dark Sons

Nikki Grimes · Zondervan; Reprint edition
Format: Book

A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys---modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael---unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness. 'Both lyrical...
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The Witch Hunter

Virginia Boecker · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The magic and suspense of Graceling meet the political intrigue and unrest of Game of Thrones in this riveting fantasy debut.
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