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Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.
- Fantasy, Science Fiction
- What If…
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2011, Michael L. Printz Award 2005
- ISBN: 9780060531829
American Born Chinese
Jin Wang just wants to fit in.
Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging
Wry observations and self-deprecating British humor pepper diary entries written by 14-year-old Georgia Nicolson.
The Book Thief
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
The Carnival at Bray
Moving from Chicago to Ireland hasn't been easy. Maggie particularly misses Uncle Kevin, who shares her love of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. When tragedy falls, will Maggie's new life help her to survive?
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith
After creating a list of the pros and cons of marriage, science-minded Charles Darwin chooses to marry his strictly religious first cousin. Little does he know that he is about to embark upon the most loving, creative, and intellectually important relationship of his life.
Code Name VerityOct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun.
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Sophomore Frankie starts dating senior Matthew Livingston, but when he refuses to talk about the all-male secret society that he and his friends belong to, Frankie infiltrates the society in order to enliven their mediocre pranks.
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round ThingsFeeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.
Fat Kid Rules the World
Seventeen-year-old Troy, depressed, suicidal, and weighing nearly 300 pounds, gets a new perspective on life when a homeless teenager who is a genius on guitar wants Troy to be the drummer in his rock band.
When Cameron is diagnosed with Mad Cow Disease, he sets out on an adventure with a video game obsessed dwarf and a Viking god trapped in a yard gnome in the hopes of finding a cure.
Grasshopper JungleAs if living in a world overrun by six-foot-tall hungry and horny mutant praying mantises isn't bad enough, Austin realizes he is in love with both his best friend Robbie and his girlfriend Shann. #donteatthecorn
Hole in My Life
Prizewinning author Jack Gantos confronts the period of struggle and confinement that marked the end of his own youth, his time in prison, and how he moved on.
I Am the Messenger
After capturing a bank robber, nineteen-year-old cab driver Ed Kennedy begins receiving mysterious messages that direct him to addresses where people need help, and he begins getting over his lifelong feeling of worthlessness.
Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined.
While waiting for his trial, Steve Harmon recounts the events that lead to his arrest.
A Northern Light
In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.
- Horror, Thriller
- Thrillers & Killers
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2011, Michael L. Printz Award 2004
- ISBN: 9780152053109
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.
Melinda, a teenage outcast at school, works through her trauma to find her voice.
A Step from Heaven
America is no paradise.
Stuck in NeutralIn Stuck in Neutral, the good news is that despite his severe cerebral palsy, Shawn's life is rich and filled with the joys of BBQ potato chips, television, and incredible dreams. The bad news? His father may be trying to kill him. Through the voice of Shawn, Trueman takes the reader to a new place: inside the mind of a joyful spirit trapped in an uncontrollable body.
- Realistic Fiction
- Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults 2010, Michael L. Printz Award 2001
- ISBN: 9780064472135
As he is dying, a twenty-year-old man known as Gabriel recounts his troubled childhood and his strange relationship with a dangerous counterpart named Finnigan.
Liga, a young woman who had endured unspeakable anguish, is magically whisked away to a fantasy realm to raise her daughters in peace. But as her daughters grow, the cracks between their fantasy life and the real world begin to show and all three woman must make a choice about what world they want to live in. Retelling of Snow White and Rose Red.