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The Bargaining

by Carly Anne West

The Shining meets The Conjuring in this scary and suspenseful novel “akin to old Stephen King novels” (School Library Journal).

The fact that neither of her parents wants to deal with her is nothing new to...


Fairy Tails: Little Red

by Jonny Gorden

Mr Wolf is starving! That little hood girl has cupcakes, and he wants them! All Little Red Riding Hood wants is to be grown up and work with her mother. When Mrs Rabbit is called to the castle, Red gets the...


Perfect Couple

by Jennifer Echols

In this second book in The Superlatives trilogy from Endless Summer author Jennifer Echols, Harper and Brody think they’re an unlikely match—but the senior class says they belong together.

As yearbook photographer,...


Liar, Liar: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Deception

by Gary Paulsen

Kevin doesn't mean to make trouble when he lies. He's just really good at it, and it makes life so much easier. But as his lies pile up, he finds himself in big—and funny—trouble with his friends, family,...


The Lucky Kind

by Alyssa Sheinmel

High school junior Nick Brandt is intent on getting a girlfriend, and Eden Reiss is the one that he wants. He has exactly four semesters to get the girl, but when the phone rings on an otherwise ordinary Tuesday...


A Million Miles from Boston

by Karen Day

School's out! That means Lucy is off to her favorite place: Pierson Point, Maine, where she spends summers with her family. And as she tries to forget her worries about starting middle school and about Dad's...


Tighter

by Adele Griffin

When 17-year-old Jamie arrives on the idyllic New England island of Little Bly to work as a summer au pair, she is stunned to learn of the horror that precedes her. Seeking the truth surrounding a young couple's...


Home of the Brave

by Katherine Applegate

Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He's never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and...


Bursting at the Seams

by Chloe Taylor & Nancy Zhang

Zoey’s aunt is throwing a surprise wedding, and wants Zoey to make her dress! Can Zoey keep it a secret until the big day? Includes “Sew Zoey” blog posts and fashion illustrations.

In the tenth book in...


Marvin Redpost #2: Why Pick on Me?

by Louis Sachar & Barbara Sullivan

This sidesplitting chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series takes on rumors and teasing.

 

There’s a rumor at school that Marvin Redpost picks...


The Dogs

by Allan Stratton

Cameron and his mom have been on the run for five years. His father is hunting them. At least, that’s what Cameron’s been told.

When they settle in an isolated farmhouse, Cameron starts to see and hear things...


The Glass Cafe: Or the Stripper and the State; How My Mother Started a War with the System That Made Us Kind of Rich and a Little Bit Famous

Tales to Tickle the Funnybone #4

by Gary Paulsen

THE STORY IS all true and happened to me and is mine.

Tony’s mom, Al, is a terrific single mother who works as a dancer at the Kitty Kat Club. Twelve-year-old Tony is a budding artist, inspired by backstage...


Shooting Stars Everywhere

by Martina Wildner

The first anonymous letter arrives on July 23rd, Victor’s 13th birthday. Which is good, because it gives him something to write about in the journal his father gave him as a present. Soon Victor is writing...


Monsoon Summer

by Mitali Perkins

Jasmine “Jazz” Gardner heads off to India during the monsoon season. The family trip is her mother’s doing: Mrs. Gardner wants to volunteer at the orphanage that cared for her when she was young. But going...


Not Everyone Is Nice: Helping Children Learn Caution with Strangers

by Frederick Alimonti, Erik DePrince & Jessica Volinski

Kathy is waiting for her mother outside school when a strange car approaches. the smiling man inside say, "Your mom sent me to pick you up." Just before Kathy gets in, her mother arrives and the man speeds off....


Damsel Distressed

by Kelsey Macke

Hot girls get the fairy tales. No one cares about the stepsisters' story. Those girls don't get a sweet little ending; they get a lifetime of longing  

Imogen Keegen has never had a happily ever after-in fact,...


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?


Sneavel Stranger

by C. J. Peace

Sneavel Stranger is on the prowl, and he has his eye on Lyla. On the sidewalk, at school, at the store, or playing in front of her home, Sneavel is using creative ways to approach her and attempting to lure...


Whose Side Are You On?

by Alan Gibbons

An exciting and very topical story about racism and bullying in the classroom with a plea to stand up for what you believe in.


In the Bag

by Jim Carrington

Joe and Ash are best friends. Ash is the leader, Joe the one who follows. Then one night after a party, Joe and Ash come a across a holdall, seemingly abandoned by the side of the road. They open it up . . ....