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  • Dreamhouse Kings [Volume 2]: Watcher in the WoodsDreamhouse Kings [Volume 2]: Watcher in the Woods

    Liparulo, Robert.

    Twelve-year-old David and his family search for their kidnapped mother in the many different time period portals of their home, but when a stranger appears and tries to force them to sell the house, their desperation reaches new heights.

  • Glory beGlory be

    Scattergood, Augusta.

    In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.

  • BecomingBecoming

    Obama, Michelle, 1964-, author.

    In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations

  • Becoming KareemBecoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court

    Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-, author.

    "An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--

  • Far from the treeFar from the tree

    Benway, Robin, author.

    "Placing her daughter for adoption left a hole in Grace's heart; her adoptive parents can't fill it, and her birth mother's unreachable--then Grace learns she has siblings"--Kirkus Review.

  • Split secondSplit second

    West, Kasie, author.

    "Seventeen-year-old Addie struggles to retrieve her lost memories and makes a startling discovery that challenges everything she's ever known about herself, her family, and her world"--

  • CatalystCatalyst

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    Eighteen-year-old Kate, who sometimes chafes at being a preacher's daughter, finds herself losing control in her senior year as she faces difficult neighbors, the possibility that she may not be accepted by the college of her choice, and an unexpected death.

  • The ragged edge of nightThe ragged edge of night

    Hawker, Libbie, author.

    "Germany, 1942. Franciscan friar Anton Starzmann is stripped of his place in the world when his school is seized by the Nazis. He relocates to a small German hamlet to wed Elisabeth Herter, a widow who seeks a marriage--in name only--to a man who can help raise her three children. Anton seeks something too--atonement for failing to protect his young students from the wrath of the Nazis. But neither he nor Elisabeth expects their lives to be shaken once again by the inescapable rumble of war. As Anton struggles to adapt to the roles of husband and father, he learns of the Red Orchestra, an underground network of resisters plotting to assassinate Hitler. Despite Elisabeth's reservations, Anton joins this army of shadows. But when the SS discovers his schemes, Anton will embark on a final act of defiance that may cost him his life--even if it means saying goodbye to the family he has come to love more than he ever believed possible." --

  • ArchenemiesArchenemies

    Meyer, Marissa.

  • ObsidioObsidio

    Kaufman, Amie, author.

    Kady, Ezra, Hanna, Nik, and 2,000 other refugees must return by container ship to Kerenza, where they meet Rhys, once close to Kady's cousin, Asha, and now their enemy.

  • The Christy Miller collectionThe Christy Miller collection

    Gunn, Robin Jones, 1955-

    A collection of previously published books featuring Wisconsin farm girl Christy Miller as she learns about Christianity and life.

  • Worlds collideWorlds collide

    Colfer, Chris, 1990-, author.

    Conner, Bree, and their friends from the Land of Stories discover that the fairytale world and the Otherworld are on a collision course that will open a portal connecting the two dimensions in New York, allowing Morina, the witches, the three literary emperors, and the literary army to enter and take over the city, but can Conner stop them and restore order to the fairytale world without the help of his twin sister Alex, who is in Morina's thrall?.

  • The Darkest MindsThe Darkest Minds

    Bracken, Alexandra.

    "When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government "rehabilitation camp." She might have survived the mysterious disease that had killed most of America's children, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they could not control. Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones. When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her - East River. She joins a group of kids who have escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can't risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents. When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one hat may mean giving up her only chance at having a life worth living." --

  • Grim loveliesGrim lovelies

    Shepherd, Megan, author.

    When their mistress is murdered, Anouk and her fellow beasties have only three days until their enchantment ends and they are transformed back into animals, but in seeking to remain human, they threaten the hierarchy imposed by the society of magic handlers in Paris called the Haute.

  • Shoe dogShoe dog : a memoir by the creator of nike ; young readers edition

    Knight, Philip H., 1938-, author.

    "In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight "offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh" (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a brand and company that changed everything. You must forget your limits. It was only when Nike founder Phil Knight got cut from the baseball team as a high school freshman that his mother suggested he try out for track instead. Knight made the track team and he found he could run fast and even more he liked it. Ten years later, young and searching, Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and launched a company with one simple mission: import high quality running shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his car to start, he and his gang of friends and runners built one of the most successful brands ever. Phil Knight encountered risks and setbacks along the way, but always followed his own advice. Just keep going. Don't stop. Whatever comes up, don't stop. Filled with wisdom, humanity, humor, and heart, the young readers edition of the bestselling Shoe Dog is a story of determination that inspires all who read it. The Young Reader's Edition is an abridged version of the internationally bestselling adult book and it features original front matter and back matter, including a new introduction and "A Letter to the Young Reader" containing advice from Phil Knight for budding entrepreneurs"--

  • Project (un)popularProject (un)popular

    Tracy, Kristen, 1972-, author.

    Sixth-graders Perry and Venice, photographers for their middle-school yearbook, are frustrated to learn that only pictures of popular students are welcome, but when Venice gets involved with a boy Perry doesn't like, Perry puts their friendship at risk by siding with Anya, the editor-in-chief.

  • IncognitaIncognita

    Lippert-Martin, Kristen, author.

    "Angel discovers that the memory-altering program she was part of may still be active--and her life may in more danger than ever"--

  • BoneBone

    Smith, Jeff, 1960 February 27-

    The adventure starts when cousins Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone are run out of Boneville and later get separated and lost in the wilderness, meeting monsters and making friends as they attempt to return home.

  • WildcardWildcard

    Lu, Marie, 1984-, author.

    "Teenage hacker Emika Chen embarks on a mission to unravel a sinister plot and is forced to join forces with a shadowy organization known as the Blackcoats"--

  • Dear Evan HansenDear Evan Hansen : the novel

    Emmich, Val, author.

    Evan goes from being a nobody to everyone's hero and a social media superstar after a chance encounter with Connor just before his suicide leads others to believe Evan was his only friend.

  • Doodling for cat peopleDoodling for cat people : [50 inspiring doodle prompts and creative exercises for cat lovers]

    Correll, Gemma, author, illustrator.

  • ArchisketcherArchisketcher drawing buildings, cities and urban landscapes

    Ridyard, Simone, author.

  • Are you experienced?Are you experienced?

    Sonnenblick, Jordan, author.

  • There you'll find meThere you'll find me

    Jones, Jenny B., 1975-

    Eighteen-year-old Finley, seeking God, quiet time to prepare for an audition at a prestigious music conservatory, and knowledge of the land her deceased brother loved, spends senior year in Ireland, where teen movie idol Beckett Rush, equally troubled, desires her company.

  • GrenadeGrenade

    Gratz, Alan, 1972-, author.

    On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.

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  • Diary of a wimpy kid : The Melt DownDiary of a wimpy kid : The Melt Down : the meltdown

    Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.

    When snow closes Greg Heffley's middle school, he and his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, face a fight for survival as warring gangs turn the neighborhood into a wintry battlefield.

  • Wolf HollowWolf Hollow : a novel

    Wolk, Lauren, 1956-, author.

    "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran"--

  • Salt to the seaSalt to the sea : a novel

    Sepetys, Ruta, author.

    "As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull"--

  • love & gelatolove & gelato

    Welch, Jenna Evans, author.

    "After her mother dies, Lina travels to Italy where she discovers her mothers's journal and sets off on an adventure to unearth her mother's secrets"--

  • The hidden oracleThe hidden oracle

    Riordan, Rick, author.

    "After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--

  • ScytheScythe

    Shusterman, Neal, author.

    ""In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't"--

  • LumberJanes Beware the kitten holyLumberJanes Beware the kitten holy

    Stevenson, Noelle.

    Best friends Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley spend a fun summer at Lumberjane scout camp where they encounter yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons while solving a mystery that holds the fate of the world in the balance.

  • TookTook : a ghost story

    Hahn, Mary Downing, author.

    Moving to West Virginia is bad enough before Daniel and his little sister, Erica, learn that a witch lives close by. Daniel thinks it's just a tall tale...until Erica vanishes.

  • A night dividedA night divided

    Nielsen, Jennifer A., author.

    When the Berlin Wall went up, Gerta, her mother, and her brother Fritz are trapped on the eastern side where they were living, while her father, and her other brother Dominic are in the West--four years later, now twelve, Gerta sees her father on a viewing platform on the western side and realizes he wants her to risk her life trying to tunnel to freedom.

  • NeedNeed

    Charbonneau, Joelle, author.

    "In this exploration of the dark side of social media, and government control and manipulation, the teenagers in a small town are drawn deeper and deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need--regardless of the consequences"--

  • FacelessFaceless

    Sheinmel, Alyssa B., author.

    Maisie is a normal sixteen-year-old, until an electrical fire caused by a lightning strike leaves her with severe burns, her face partially destroyed--she is lucky enough to get a full face transplant but she soon discovers how much her looks shaped her own identity and her relationship with those around her, including her boyfriend.

  • Orbiting JupiterOrbiting Jupiter

    Schmidt, Gary D., author.

    Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.

  • House arrestHouse arrest

    Holt, K. A., author.

    Young Timothy is sentenced to house arrest after impulsively stealing a wallet, and he is forced to keep a journal into which he pours all his thoughts, fears, and frustrations.

  • March : vol. 1March : vol. 1 : Book One

    Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-

  • March : vol. 1March : vol. 1 : Book One

    Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-

  • Crossing the wireCrossing the wire

    Hobbs, Will.

    Fifteen-year-old Victor Flores journeys north in a desperate attempt to cross the Arizona border and find work in the United States to support his family in central Mexico.

  • The Battle of JerichoThe Battle of Jericho

    Draper, Sharon M.

    A high school junior and his cousin suffer the ramifications of joining what seems to be a "reputable" school club. Reading group guide follows text.

  • IqbalIqbal : a novel

    D'Adamo, Francesco.

    A fictionalized account of the Pakistani child who escaped from bondage in a carpet factory and went on to help liberate other children like him before being gunned down at the age of thirteen.(PAKISTAN).

  • The call of the wildThe call of the wild

    London, Jack.

    Rugged outdoor story of the sled dog Buck, who was mistreated by his master and broke free to roam the Alaskan wilderness.

  • Freak the mightyFreak the mighty

    Philbrick, Rodman.

    At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team.

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