In the year 2113, seventeen-year-old Jenna Strong is helped to escape from Mileway Maximum Security Prison outside London in order to help destroy ACID, the most brutal and controlling police force in history
In her alternate England of 1851, fifteen-year-old Sophronia tries to uncover who is behind a plot to control a prototype that has the potential to alter human and supernatural travel, and to learn what role Mademoiselle Geraldine's academy for young spies plays in the affair
When she agrees to meet with Jasmine as a peer counselor at their middle school, Antonia never dreams that this girl with the black lipstick and pierced eyebrow will end up helping her deal with the problems she faces at home
A follow-up to Stupid Fast finds plus-sized outcast Gabe confronting the high school cheerleading team when they take control of the school's soda machine funds that were previously collected by the pep band. Simultaneous.
Fearing the mental instability that prompted her mother's devastating suicide, Glory begins to manifest psychic abilities to see a person's infinite past and future before receiving a premonition about the rise of a tyrannical new leader and the dissolution of civil rights. By the award-winning author of Reality Boy. Simultaneous.
Coming of age in a modern England where good and bad witches live among humans, the son of a powerful black witch father and a dead white witch mother struggles to escape a violent incarceration and claim three magical gifts in order to survive. A first novel.
A troubled teen writes poignant letters to influential celebrities who died young, confronting in the process her own efforts to fit in, navigate her splintering family and come to terms with a past trauma. A first novel. Simultaneous.
Struggling to adapt within her newly blended family in 1964 Mississippi, young Sunny witnesses increasingly scary community agitation when activists from the North arrive in town to help register African Americans to vote
When their reckless cousin runs off with a guy she met online to avoid going to boarding school, long-suffering Richard and renegade Wild Skink brave storms, wildlife and violence in a swampy region of Florida to find her. A first teen novel by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Hoot. Simultaneous.
Retells the first three Star Wars films, reimagining the saga of a brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids as they match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant iambic pentameter
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