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Desolation Canyon

by Jonathan London & Sean London

This rapid-paced story for young readers from best-selling author Jonathan London churns with heart-stopping adventure as rafting novice Aaron confronts more than just white water on a life-changing trip in...


Peggy Henderson Adventures 3-Book Bundle: Bone Deep / Broken Bones / Reading the Bones

by Gina McMurchy-Barber

This special three-book bundle collects the Peggy Henderson Mysteries, in which the teen bone expert uncovers and solves historical mysteries in British Columbia.


This Thing Called the Future

by J.L. Powers

AIDS and South Africa. Khosi, a 14-year-old girl, yearns for this thing called the future. Does she want too much?


You Got Me Twisted

by Gloria Dotson-Lewis

Makenzie does not hesitate to throw bows, blows, or whatever else she can find if you cross her the wrong way. Either you'll give her respect or she'll take it. Her ex-boyfriend, Jordan, finds out the hard way...


The Dungeoneers

by John David Anderson

An action-packed, funny, and unexpected middle grade fantasy-adventure from the acclaimed author of Sidekicked.

The world is not a fair place, and Colm Candorly knows it. While his parents and eight sisters seem...


Compulsion

by Heidi Ayarbe

Today has to be perfect.

Magic.

I look at the clock.

10:14 AM.

Ten fourteen. One plus one is two plus four is six plus ten is sixteen minus one is fifteen minus two is thirteen. OK.

I turn from the clock and walk...


None of the Above

by I. W. Gregorio

A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she's intersex . . . and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above...


Lost Boy

by Tim Green

From New York Times bestselling author Tim Green comes a captivating baseball story about one brave boy’s search for a miracle. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica.

Ever since Ryder could remember, it's always...


Made You Up

by Francesca Zappia

Reality, it turns out, is often not what you perceive it to be—sometimes, there really is someone out to get you. For fans of Silver Linings Playbook and Liar, this thought-provoking debut tells the story...


Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly & Betsy Peterschmidt

Future rock star or friendless misfit? That’s no choice at all. In this acclaimed novel by Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly, twelve-year-old Apple grapples with being different; with friends and backstabbers;...


Listen, Slowly

by Thanhha Lai

This remarkable and bestselling novel from Thanhha Lai, author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning of family....


Zero Fade

by Chris L Terry

Inner-city teenager Kevin Phifer is grounded and battles with girls, bullies, so-called friends, his gay uncle, and wack haircuts.


Step by Step

by Virginia Russell

On an icy evening in December, Kimberley Jamieson's world is shattered by a careless drunk driver who skids into her mother's car. Slowly, Kim gets back in step with the help of her friends.


Beginning Again: Further Adventures of a Loyalist Family

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Beginning Again is a sequel to Escape: Adventures of a Loyalist Family, Mary Beacock Fryer's historical novel for ten to fourteen-year-olds. This new work chronicles the lives of the Seamans as they make a new...


Game World

by C.J. Farley

Middle school terrifies Dylan till he unlocks a real-life world inside a video game. For fans of Ready Player One.


Changers Book One: Drew

by T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper

The cheerleader, the nerd, the jock, the freak. What if you had to be all four?


Watch Out, Hollywood!

by Maria T. Lennon

Hilarious tween heroine Charlie C. Cooper—reformed bully, misguided fashionista, and so-called middle child—is back! This sequel to Confessions of a So-called Middle Child will delight fans of Louise Rennison,...


Secret of the Peaceful Warrior

by Dan Millman & T. Taylor Bruce

This heartwarming tale tells of Danny Morgan, who learns the meaning of courage and friendship when he is confronted by, and befriends, the schoolyard bully. With dignity, wit, and compassion, Danny's mentor...


Dear Bully of Mine

by Vicki Fraser & Cody McGrath

Self-worth, confidence and self-esteem are three qualities that can give children the strength to stand up for themselves and others. Join these three characters as they share their honest feelings with their...


Tease

by Amanda Maciel

If you gulped through reading or streaming 13 Reasons Why, Tease is the book for you.

Provocative, unforgettable, and inspired by real-life incidents, Amanda Maciel's highly acclaimed debut novel Tease is the...