A young man who loses his voice after multiple tragedies realizes that he cannot connect with loved ones or defend himself without communicating and embarks on a quest to rediscover his voice in myriad ways. By the author of Sure Signs of Crazy. Simultaneous eBook. 25,000 first printing.
At the beginning of the first summer since the devastating accident that killed her father and younger brother, Cedar and her surviving family members settle into a different home, where a new friendship and job introduce her to a local mystery involving the death of a young Hollywood actress. By the best-selling author of the Matched series.
Losing her last family member when her brother dies in a fire, young Sasha is taken from her Virginia mining town and placed in foster care before bonding with a sweet little boy, making a new friend at school and learning how to manage her grief through poetry.
Mark, tired of being sick with cancer, conceives a plan to climb Mount Rainier and runs away from home with his dog, Beau, but there are over two hundred miles between him and his goal and only his best friend, Jessie, suspects where he is heading
Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby
Feeling out of place in an extroverted family that communicates by yelling, Peter finds tranquility in his relationship with Annie, a girl who is faced with surgery for a rapidly growing brain tumor. By the author of The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy.
Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment she is also facing a lot of problems--like starting middle school and figuring out how to help her father who is out of work and in a wheelchair
Refusing to acknowledge her imminent 12th birthday without her former Marine father at her side, Macy befriends a sweet older lady whose dog has gone missing and who helps Macy come to terms with her father's absence.
Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds while outmaneuvering a drama queen and a saboteur who become her unlikely friends and allies during a painful challenge. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.
Spending a summer in New Mexico helping her family move her aging grandfather to an assisted living home, 12-year-old Carol avoids her prickly grandfather before she is captivated by his astonishing magical stories. A first novel.
On the night of the blue moon when mermaids are said to gather in the Gulf of Mexico, Keeper sets out in a small boat determined to find her mother, a mermaid, as Keeper has always believed, who left long ago to return to the sea
When her peaceful home life in 1972 Cape Cod is devastated by her mother's serious health problem, 11-year-old Chirp finds comfort in a bird watching hobby and a mysterious friend with whom she creates a private world filled with adventure and discovery. A first novel.