Wilhelmina "Will" Huxstep—a creative soul struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy—crafts whimsical lamps, in part to deal with her fear of the dark, which she is forced to confront when a hurricane blows through her town at the end of a summer. Original.
In this coming-of-age true story, Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader, but one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear and even a retainer with fake teeth attached--on top of all that, there's a major earthquake, boy confusion and friends who turn out to be not so friendly. Simultaneous.
A graphic novel adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning classic tale in which Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.
Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school, but when she falls down a well and makes friends with the ghost there, she thinks she's found just what she needs--or has she? Simultaneous.
A graphic novel by the author of Duncan's Kingdom alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in American popular culture. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and three older brothers, Maggie McKay enrolls in public high school, where interacting with her peers is complicated by the melancholy ghost that has followed her throughout her entire life. Original.
After moving to New York City, Paige Turner has trouble adjusting to her new life, but her "secret identity" as an artist and her favorite sketchbook help her make friends, explore the city and find her true self. Simultaneous.
A renowned comics creator recounts his adventures as he grows from an eager-to-please boy into a teenage comic book artist, sharing the real-life story of how the DUMBEST idea ever became the BEST thing that ever happened to him. Simultaneous.
Oklahoma teen Neal Barton stands up for his favorite fantasy series, The Chronicles of Apathea Ravenchilde, when conservative Christians try to bully the town of Americus into banning it from the public library