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Please Don't Die

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

When Katie O'Roark receives an invitation from the One Last Wish Foundation to spend the summer at Jenny House, she eagerly says yes. Katie is ever grateful to the anonymous "JWC," the person who gave her the...


Someone Dies, Someone Lives

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

You don't know me, nut I know about you. . . . I  can't make you live longer, I can't stop you from  hurting. But I can give you one wish, as someone  did for me.

Katie O'Roark feels  miserable, even...


Baby Alicia Is Dying

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

Desi thinks it's totally unfair that innocent baby Alicia was born HIV positive. Now the eight-month-old Alicia lives at Childcare because she was given away by her sick teenage mother. Desi can relate to feeling...


A Time to Die

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

Sixteen-year-old Kara Fischer has cystic fibrosis  and only months to live. But the close-knit bond  she develops with Vince, who also has the disease,  helps her come to terms with her own illness.  Given...


The Legacy: Making Wishes Come True

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

Who is JWC and how was the One Last Wish Foundation created? Discover the tragic story behind a struggle for survival against impossible odds. Follow the interwining story of true love and friendships that compelled...


For Better, For Worse, Forever

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

In this sequel to Till Death Do Us Part, a grief-stricken April Lancaster flees to St. Croix island to cope with the loss of her fiancee.  There on the beach, she meets a dark and broody Brandon Benedict who...


Let Him Live

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

A candy striper helps a 17-year-old boy deal with his uncertain future as he awaits a liver transplant. Together, they use his "One Last Wish" money to build a center for terminally ill kids.

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The Girl Death Left Behind

by Lurlene Mcdaniel

Readers will be touched and inspired by this latest novel from bestselling author Lurlene McDaniel:

Beth's world has been torn apart.  She cannot figure out how to go on when a car accident claims the lives...


Did Roy Royce make a healthy choice?

by Kieran Brophy

Did Roy Royce make a healthy choice? Food choices is an educational, colourful and engaging children's book that follows Roy Royce as he juggles with his daily food choices. The big question is... Did Roy Royce...


The Funny Bunny Fly

by Bethany Straker

Something doesn’t smell right at Mr. Abel Throppe’s bakery. Eighteen customers are sick, and they’re blaming it on his pie! What could have caused this awful epidemic? It seems a funny bunny fly has taken...


Turning Yourself Around: Self-Help for Troubled Teens

by Kendall Johnson, Ph.D.

Drawing on real-life examples of three teenagers in recovery, this book presents a program designed to accompany a Twelve-Step program, with self quizzes and hands-on exercises.


Thumb Love

by Elise Primavera

Lulu was a thumb sucker. She and her thumb were very happy together—in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, Lulu and her thumb were best friends.

 

Despite the urging of her family and the teasing...


Broken

by CJ Lyons

"Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak meets Kathy Reichs' Virals." -bookseller Jill Moore, Square Books Jr.

New York Times bestselling author CJ Lyons makes her YA debut with a taut, riveting thriller hailed as "an...


Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

by Lucy Frank

This novel-in-verse—at once literary and emotionally gripping—follows the unfolding friendship between two very different teenage girls who share a hospital room and an illness.

Chess, the narrator, is sick,...


The Symptoms of My Insanity

by Mindy Raf

For fans of Louise Rennison, Sarah Mlynowski, and Stephanie Perkins comes a laugh-out-loud, bittersweet debut full of wit, wisdom, heart, and a hilarious, unforgettable heroine.

It's kind of crazy how you can...


The Teeth that Looked for a New Mouth: A Story of a Boy Who Didn't Like to Brush his Teeth

by Jill Jones

Luke is a sweet boy, but he doesn't like to brush his teeth. So one day his teeth decide to look for a new mouth, one that would take care of them. Where did they go? Who did they meet? Did they find the perfect...


A Treasure Hunt for Mama and Me: Helping Children Cope with Parental Illness

by Renee Le Verrier, Samuel Frank & Adam Taylor

Billy is excited to take a walk through the woods with his mama. But Billy's mama is different than other mamas. She often stumbles and shakes and needs to stop to take medicine and rest. Billy's mama has Parkinson's...


Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel

by Diana Lopez

It's summer before eighth grade, and Erica "Chia" Montenegro is feeling so many things that she needs a mood ring to keep track of her emotions. She's happy when she hangs out with her best friends, the Robins....


Pandemic

by Yvonne Ventresca

The 2015 SCBWI Crystal Kite Winner for the Atlantic region!

Even under the most normal circumstances, high school can be a painful and confusing time. Unfortunately, Lilianna’s circumstances are anything but...


The Summer of the Swans (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Betsy Byars

Sara's life has always flowed smoothly, like the gliding swans on the lake, until her little brother Charlie disappears.  Then Sara is forced to see her life in a whole new way.