Mallory Pike, #1 Fan Ann M. Martin

Mallory lands a job as part-time assistant to her favorite children's author and discovers some troubling things about the author's past.

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Banana Heart Summer Merlinda Bobis

Richly imagined, gloriously written, Banana Heart Summer is an incandescent tale of food, family, and longingat once a love letter to mothers and daughters and a lively celebration of friendship an...

Candy Kevin Brooks

Later they have a perfect day at the London Zoo, and soon Joe is as addicted to Candy as she is to heroin, in spite of the threats of her menacing pimp Iggy.

But there is something that still...

Crossing Jordan Adrian Fogelin

Twelve-year-old Cassie's life is changed when Jemmie, an African-American girl, and her family move in next door.

Can she and Jemmie overcome family prejudice and cultural differences in a sm...

Everything You Want Barbara Shoup

Everything You Want is a story about what happens to an average family when money is suddenly no object.

Although Emma is bright and creative and has a supportive family, she isn't exactly ex...

The Dark Divine Bree Despain

Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared--the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in his o...

The Other Side of the Island Allegra Goodman

From New York Times bestselling author Allegra Goodman comes a post apocalyptic novel about love, loss, and the power of human choice.

Honor and her parents have been reassigned to live on Is...

Stand Tall Joan Bauer

Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new gir...

Gifts Ursula K. Le Guin

Scattered among poor, desolate farms, the clans of the Uplands possess gifts.

Wondrous gifts: the abilitywith a glance, a gesture, a wordto summon animals, bring forth fire, move the land.

Mary Anne vs. Logan Ann M. Martin

Shy Mary Anne must decide whether she has to break up with her handsome boyfriend to regain her independence.

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Absolutely Maybe Lisa Yee

Chessy teaches the students in her charm school her Seven Select Rules for Young Ladies, but she won't tell Maybe who her real father is -- or protect her from her latest scuzzball boyfriend.

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Breathing Cheryl Renee Herbsman

And at first it looks like Savannah is right.

Jackson abides by her mama's strict rules, and stays by her side during a hospitalization for severe asthma, which Savannah becomes convinced is ...

Other Bells for Us to Ring Robert Cormier

Eleven-year-old Darcy hasn't lived in any one place long enough to have a best friend--until her family settles in Frenchtown and she meets Kathleen Mary O'Hara.

She shows Darcy a world beyon...

If I Grow Up Todd Strasser

NO GOOD ONES, AT LEAST." In the Frederick Douglass Project where DeShawn lives, daily life is ruled by drugs and gang violence.

Many teenagers drop out of school and join gangs, and every k...

The Hourglass Door Lisa Mangum

Can love bring them together in time?Abby's senior year of high school is textbook perfect, until she meets Dante Alexander, a foreign-exchange student from Italy.

Dante helped Leonardo Da Vi...

Kiss Me Kill Me Lauren Henderson

When 16-year-old Scarlett Wakefield transfers from St. Tabby's to Wakefield Hall Collegiate, she is relieved that no one knows her dark, haunting secret.

A few months ago, Scarlett was invite...

The Off Season Catherine Gilbert Murdock

After a rocky summer, shes reconnecting in a big way with her best friend, Amber.

Shes got kind of a thing going with Brian Nelson, whos cute and popular and smart but seems to like her anywa...

Sister Chicas Lisa Alvarado

Grachi must choose between being the good Chicana-and grabbing la oportunidad de la vida.

But as she tries to make sense of her roots with her Chicas, her life gets more complicated, especial...

A Certain Slant of Light Laura Whitcomb

In the class of the high school English teacher she has been haunting, Helen feels them: for the first time in 130 years, human eyes are looking at her. They belong to a boy, a boy who has not seem...

Be More Chill Ned Vizzini

Jeremy Heere is your average high school dork. Day after day, he stares at beautiful Christine, the girl he can never have, and dryly notes the small humiliations that come his way. Until the day h...