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No Parking at the End Times

by Bryan Bliss

Abigail's parents believed the world was going to end. And—of course—it didn't. But they've lost everything anyway. And she must decide: does she still believe in them? Or is it time to believe in herself?...


Joker

by Ranulfo

Book description to come.


Almost Lost: The True Story of an Anonymous Teenager's Life on the Streets

by Beatrice Sparks

Who in his right mind wants to talk to a shrink? I don't want to talk about anything. I don't want to feel anything, taste anything ... or anything. The lyrics "just dying to die" run around in my brain day...


Compromised

by Heidi Ayarbe

Maya's life has always been chaotic. Living with a con-man dad, she's spent half her life on the run. Whenever her father's schemes go wrong, Maya finds a scientific way to fix it. But when her dad ends up in...


The Palace of Laughter

by Jon Berkeley & Brandon Dorman

Miles Wednesday, orphaned, unwashed and living in a barrel, has never been to a circus before—but then the Circus Oscuro is no ordinary circus. There's a strange beast called The Null and an array of sinister-looking...


The Tiger's Egg

by Jon Berkeley & Brandon Dorman

When the Circus Bolsillo lands in Larde, orphan Miles Wednesday and his angel-friend Little join its wondrous and chaotic show. They soon fall in with Doctor Tau-Tau, a mysterious and bumbling fortune-teller...


The Lightning Key

by Jon Berkeley & Brandon Dorman

The grand finale to Miles's spectacular adventures

Miles Wednesday is suddenly at the wheel of a great voyage. Determined to recover the stolen Tiger's Egg and free the trapped soul within, Miles sets off with...


Voyage of the Defiance

by S.E. Smith

An act of defiance that will either kill her or change her life forever…

Sixteen year old Makayla Summerlin's life with her drug-addled mom and skeezy boyfriend was hard, really hard, but it was hers! She barely...


Almost Invisible

by Maureen Garvie

Thirteen-year-old Jewel has been holding her life together ever since her older sister, Charmaine, suddenly left home with no forwarding address. She tried to find Charmaine once, but that only brought her family...


Sawdust in His Shoes

by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Award-winner: Author is a 3-time Newbery Honor winner.

Nostalgia market: Classic literature in a classic package appeals to gift buyers and fans of childhood read-aloud titles.

Northwest regional interest: Author...


The Day I Ran Away

by Randolph Cuthbert, Bokang Ralefala & Tebogo Ralefala

This book is written for beginning readers to ten-year-old children. Our aim is to show children that the world can be overwhelming and that they should wait until they are ready to venture into it alone.


Run Girl Run

by Robbie Haden

Unhappy at home, teen Haley-Jo Bodine decides the time has come to hit the road for California, leaving Texas behind. She fully expects to find a way to make it big in Hollywood. Her dream is to begin with modeling...


Bon’S Echo

by Patricia T Runyon

Two runaway teens struggle to make it together on the streets, facing obstacles and adventures. They go from city to city with the constant fear of being brought in by the police.

Feeling frustrated and alone,...


Snobs, Dogs and Scobies

by Elizabeth O'Hara

Snob: Ruán’s life is golden. He lives in a beautiful home on a beautiful street and he’s sure he’ll breeze through the exams. Everything is perfect. Dog: Emma lives just a few doors down from Ruán, but...


The World's Worst Mothers

by Sabine Ludwig

When they hear about a competition to find the world’s worst mother, Bruno and Sophie and Emily are all delighted to volunteer their annoying mothers. Their mothers duly disappear and are replaced by ideal...


Thin Ice

by Mikael Engström

Where would you rather live – in a lonely flat with your drunk father, only bearable when your big brother is home? Or in a small, snowy village with a frozen lake, where your aunt burns books to keep the...


Secret Signs

by Jacqueline Guest

The Depression has ruined Henry Dafoe's life: his father has left the family farm to look for work, his mother is sick and now she's decided to send Henry to Nova Scotia to work on his uncle's fishboat. But...


Runaway bird

by Alexander Gregy, Kvirikashvili Lika & Kiester Lekha

Mother bird sets out early in the day to look for food. She tells Little Birdie to stay put till she gets back. Their nest is in the woods near a city.

Little Birdie is too curious to just wait. He wants to try...


His Own Where

by June Jordan & Sapphire

“This June Jordan treasure is a rare piece of fiction from one of America's most vital poets and political essayists—a tender story of young love in the face of generational opposition, a modern-day Romeo...


Nothing to Lose

by Alex Flinn

I shouldn't have come back to Miami . . . I've been escaping cops' notice for a year now. I'm no longer Michael Daye, high school athlete with a promising future. Now I look like someone whit no future.

When...