What happens when Mom goes out of town and Dad is left in charge only to discover that there’s no milk for breakfast? Off to the store he goes! But this is no ordinary trip to the store…aliens are trying to take over the planet, dinosaurs have learned to talk, and did I mention the piranhas and the pirates? Be sure to try the audiobook, read by the author himself!
“Really, it’s a very ordinary-looking suitcase. A little tattered around the edges, but in good condition.” How does a suitcase, from a world turned upside down, bring to life the story of Hana Brady, orphan, born May 16th, 1931, in Nove Mesto, Czechoslovakia, for school children touring a small museum in Japan many years later?
Jenna Fox has amnesia. She doesn’t remember her family, her old life, or even the accident that damaged her body so badly she wasn’t expected to recover. But she knows that something’s wrong now: her parents keep her hidden at home, her body doesn’t work the way it used to, and her grandmother is so closed off around her. As bits and pieces of memory start coming back, can Jenna come to terms with who – or what – she is now?
Growing up, twins Cath and Wren were an inseparable writing team, spinning out fan-fiction featuring everyone’s favorite boy magician, Simon Snow. Now, as the girls set off for college, Wren seems intent on leaving her old life behind, including Cath. Can Cath face the overwhelming newness of college life without her sister and learn to live, love, and write on her own?
Remember the wild night from Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick? Perry’s back again and this time he has Perry’s Killer Playlist. As the novel opens, things are going well for Perry: he’s about to start college at Columbia, his mom is busy redecorating the house, and his band, Inchworm, has a major tour of Europe coming up. And the best thing of all? No one’s tried to kill him for a while.
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.