Julie’s beloved grandmother recently died. Since then her life has been a series of upsetting changes. In a desperate attempt to contact her grandmother’s spirit, Julie and her friend Clark summon someone else instead…and it has the potential to ruin both of their lives!
Wilhelmina Huxstep is coming to terms with family tragedy and crafts lamps to deal with her fear of the dark, then hurricane Whitney forces her to face her fear. Laura Lee Gulledge’s signature visual metaphors will be on full display in this all-new graphic novel, a moving look at shedding light on the dark corners of life.
Tom Natsworthy, apprentice historian in futuristic London, dreams of becoming a famous adventurer like his idol, Thaddeus Valentine. But he doesn’t expect that his life of glory will begin with Valentine trying to kill him! What is Valentine hiding? Does it have anything to do with the rumors of a secret and deadly weapon being built somewhere in London? This first book in the steampunk quartet Predator Cities is great as a standalone novel, too.
What does it take to survive aboard a spaceship fueled by lies? Amy expected to wake from her cryogenic slumber when the spaceship Godspeed landed on Centauri-Earth, but fifty years before the scheduled landing Amy is violently awoken. Why did this happen to her? And who is responsible? Can she trust anyone on the ship?
In a world where trained magicians called “Rithmatists” can make chalk drawings come to life, Joel wants nothing more than to learn this mysterious art. As the ordinary chalkmaker’s son at Armedius Academy, however, he can only watch from the sidelines. Then, students at the academy start to go missing, and Joel discovers he may yet have a vital role to play in this realm of enchantment.
Some of the best young adult authors of our time weigh in on the age-old question: Which is more awesome – the zombie or the unicorn? This short story collection, full of surprising twists and depth, will help you decide for yourself.
When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night—dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows her. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q . . . until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery. But there are clues. And they’re for Q.
When a giant starship crashes on an unknown planet, Lilac LaRoux, daughter of the richest man in the universe, and intergalactic military hero Tarver Merendsen appear to be the only survivors. They quickly realize they must put aside society’s labels and work together to stay alive because they aren’t the only living creatures in this strange new world.
In a futuristic world ravaged by warfare and plague, the fates of two 15 year olds named Day and June collide. The first in her thrilling dystopian trilogy, Marie Lu will be sure to delight those looking for a bit of adventure.
The first in a nine part graphic novel series, Bone is the perfect read for someone who enjoys tales of unlikely heroes. Recommended for grades 5 and up, Jeff Smith blends together humor and adventure in a way that truly grabs hold of a young readers’ attention.