Twelve-year old Addie tries to cope with her mother’s erratic behavior and being separated from her beloved stepfather and half-sisters when she and her mother go to live in a small trailer by the railroad tracks. Addie cultivates friendships with people she meets at a neighboring convenience store, but the affection she receives from others doesn't compensate for the absence of love in her home.
Azure's principal gives her the chance to turn the school's traditional (and boring) senior prom into an event that will appeal to everyone, not just the jocks and cheerleaders. Soon Azure manages to convince her best friends Luke and Radhika to help with the planning. It’s a fun read about a Denver high school whose idea of inclusivity goes beyond the norm to include all "geeks, freaks, and uniques.”
For his birthday, Cam receives the strangest present ever from his father. A cardboard box. Really? Just a cardboard box? But nothing is as it seems. Soon, Cam learns this is no ordinary piece of cardboard. In fact, it holds a secret power, transforming it from the ordinary to something magically alive!
Jack and Early head off into the Maine wilderness on a quest to find a huge bear. And some other things, too, including Early's dead brother. There are a million coincidences and everything ties together quite cleverly in the end.
Things are changing in the Gaither household. After soaking up a "power to the people" mind-set over the summer, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern return to Brooklyn with a new streak of independence. Pa has a girlfriend. Uncle Darnell is home from Vietnam, but he's not the same. And a new singing group called the Jackson Five has the girls seeing stars.
In Tana’s world, vampires are confined to walled cities called Coldtowns. The morning after a party, Tana wakes to find herself surrounded by the bodies of her friends. In order to save herself, Tana must go inside the walls of the nearest Coldtown and face a series of terrifying events. Sharp, funny, dark, and suspenseful, this standalone novel by series superstar Holly Black is a must-read for the vampire lover or the former vampire lover who is looking for a fresh perspective!