Boy meets girl
(accidentally), girl falls for boy (love).
But they’re from two different schools, two different neighborhoods, and
truly two different worlds. The odds of
them making it are slim to none in this well-crafted story of young love.
by Caroline Cooney
While completing his
infectious disease report for science class, Mitty fears he may have contracted
smallpox. When he searches the internet
for information about this disease, he alerts a terrorist group who plans to
kidnap him and use him as a biological weapon against the people of New York
Miles can’t remember why
football was fun after being sidelined by a new coach, criticized by his father,
and shunned by his best friend for avoiding performance enhancing drugs.
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
What is the most annoying
thing in the world? For Steven, the
answer is obvious; his little brother Jeffrey.
When Steven finds out that Jeffrey is sick, however, he must use all of
his skills as a drum-playing, girl-crushing, friend-finding, parent-manipulating
teenager to help his family keep laughing through this heartbreaking year.
Epic is a fantasy
role-playing game that is more than just a game—it’s New Earth’s government and
economy. Everyone has always played Epic
the same way, by slowly accumulating wealth, but no one can rival the
Committee, the world’s tyrannical ruling group.
But Erik, a risk taker, thinks he and his friends may be able to change
Eyes of the Emperor by Graham Salisbury
It is 1941. Eddy Okubo is 16 years old, a Japanese American, and enlists in the US Army to protect the country he loves. The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and suddenly Eddy is the enemy. He and 24 other Japanese American soldiers are sent on a terrifying secret mission that will test their loyalty and courage.
Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life
by Wendy Maas
If before your 13th
birthday, you received a quadrupled-locked, mysterious box engraved “The
Meaning of Life”, lovingly handcrafted by your dead father, what do you
do? You run around all of Manhattan with
your best friend, trying to find the missing four keys.
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Miranda, a sixteen year old
high school sophomore, is looking forward to getting her license, junior year, and
just being a teenager. She doesn’t give
a second thought to the news of a meteor speeding towards the moon, until it
hits. Life as she knew it will never return.
Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant
Artistic loner Georgia McCoy
writes a series of letters to her dead mother in the hope of understanding her
father’s sadness, her friend’s curiosity about drugs, and her own feelings of
loneliness. When she receives an
anonymous membership to the local art museum, Georgia’s life changes
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
When Stephenie’s uncle dies
and includes her in his will, she meets Skulduggery Pleasant and quickly enters
a world of secrets, magic, and danger.
Can Stephenie and Skulduggery work together to defeat the evil powers of