Enduring a barren existence in the 1950s Mexican mountains after losing his mother and sister, 11-year-old shepherd Teo meets a mysterious young girl in a traveling fortune-teller's caravan and forges a friendship that overcomes cultural and mystical obstacles. By the author of the Notebook series. Simultaneous eBook.
Abandoned at a creepy reform school after a misunderstanding with a cruel governess, siblings Tobias and Charlotte confront the school's menacing elements only to discover that they face danger from the headmaster's mind-control practices. By the creator of the Creature From My Closet series. Simultaneous eBook.
A teen determinedly investigates the drowning death of her best friend to prove that the tragedy occurred because of a rare jellyfish sting. A first solo novel by the co-author of The Keeper. Simultaneous eBook. 35,000 first printing.
When 13-year-olds T.E. and Audrey meet at a wilderness camp in the desert, they think their quirks are enough to prevent them from ever having friends, but as they trek through the challenging and unforgiving landscape, they learn that they each have what it takes to make the other whole. Simultaneous eBook. 50,000 first printing.
Required to keep a journal as well as report to a probation officer and therapist, a young man who is on probation for one year has difficulty staying out of trouble when he is compelled to take drastic measures to help his struggling family and sick brother.
When his notorious cat burglar father urges him to "find jewels" before dying from a terrible fall, young March discovers that he must actually track down Jules, the twin sister he never knew he had. By the National Book Award-winning author of What I Saw and How I Lied. Simultaneous eBook.
An engrossing, graphically illustrated introduction to the lives and work of three eminent primatologists shares insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey while exploring their pivotal contributions to 20th-century natural science. By the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Feynman.
Discovering a young girl perched in the branches of a tall sycamore while doing yard work for a wealthy store owner, 12-year-old John befriends the girl, a foster child in the home of a spiteful family, and confronts his employer's impossible choice, either of which would put the girl's or John's family's future in jeopardy. By the author of The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy.
One of the co-authors tells his engaging and inspiring true story of hope, tenacity and imagination, in which as an African teenager he built a windmill from scraps, creating electricity for his village—and a better life for himself and his family. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
A 10th-anniversary tribute and companion to The Great American Dust Bowl combines authoritative memoir with evocative graphic and watercolor illustrations in an account published to benefit Habitat for Humanity New Orleans. Simultaneous eBook. 20,000 first printing.
"Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time. But now he's being forced to join the robotics team, where surely he'll help uphold the school's losing streak"
Working in an alternate universe where the Great Library of Alexandria survived destruction, Jess is torn between his employers and his family's black-market book ring before an illegal innovation leads to a terrible discovery. Simultaneous eBook. 75,000 first printing.
Twelve-year-old Cassie Arroyo is a student in Rome, but her life changes when a secret organization, the Hastati, shoots her father--and she learns that she is a member of an ancient bloodline that enables her to use the Spear of Destiny, a legendary object that can alter the future
As Trent Zimmerman struggles to move past a traumatic event that took place several months earlier, he befriends class outcast Fallon Little, who helps him understand that he can move on. Simultaneous eBook.
Arriving in a war-stricken kingdom with no memory of how she got there, a girl enlists at a princess- and knight-training academy where she learns to fight witches and dragons under the steely glare of a Fairy Drillsergeant. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook.
Sixteen-year-old Maddie Flynn cannot help but see the death date of everyone she meets or sees in a photograph or on-screen, and her alcoholic mother exploits this by having her do readings for money, but when Maddie predicts the death of a young boy, she becomes the center of an FBI investigation.
The celebrity promotion of a trendy diet sweetener is overshadowed by the product's dangerous side effects and a famous actor's preference for a girl who is not the reality star selected to revitalize his career. By the author of the Monument 14 trilogy. Simultaneous eBook.
When her family is abruptly divided by the rise of the Berlin Wall, 12-year-old Gerta harbors forbidden thoughts about freedom and reuniting with her loved ones before a coded message from her father inspires a daring plan. By the best-selling author of the Ascendance Trilogy. Simultaneous eBook.
Trying to make the best of things when their parents move in together, a socially clueless genius and a less-than-bright but popular girl tackle a mean-spirited bully with their combination of hapless nerd power and malaprops. Simultaneous eBook.
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, 16-year-old Libby is shocked to see stickers, patches and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing all over town. Simultaneous eBook.
Working in the local funeral home to support his family after his mother's death and his father's descent into alcoholism, Matt falls in love with a tough girl who never cries and who understands his loneliness. By the author of When I Was the Greatest.
Con man Will Shea may have met his match in scammer Andrea Dufresne as they make a high-stakes deal that will determine who gets to stay at Connaughton Academy, one of the most elite and privileged preparatory schools in the country, and who must leave. Simultaneous eBook.
Abducted by a mysterious organization that trains her to become a future leader's guardian, Ren endures her new life along with a fellow abductee whom she comes to love before they are separated by Ren's assignment to protect a socially awkward college student. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook.
Landing a job as a governess to a wealthy family in an alternate-universe 19th-century New York, Verity becomes a spy for an underground society of innovators who are developing non-magical steam engines to fight against magic-wielding British controllers. Simultaneous eBook.
Struggling with his parents' divorce, his stepsibling and the challenges of OCD, teen Adam Spencer Ross despairs of ever falling in love before being unexpectedly drawn to a girl who makes him question his capacity for a normal relationship. Simultaneous eBook.
Sisters GiGi, a brainy 12-year-old, and DiDi, a junior-high dropout-turned-hairstylist, win a million-dollar prize and move from their southern trailer park to New York, where they make new friends and enemies while hiding family secrets. Simultaneous eBook.