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  • ReboundRebound

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

  • Deep waterDeep water

    Key, Watt, author.

    When a dive off the coast of Alabama goes horribly wrong, twelve-year-old Julie and one of her father's scuba clients struggle to survive after reaching an abandoned oil rig.

  • Valkyrie Series: War of the realms-Book 3Valkyrie Series: War of the realms-Book 3 : a Valkyrie novel

    O'Hearn, Kate, author.

    With the rainbow bridge closed, Freya and the Valkyries must find another way to try to stop the war that threatens not just Asgard, but the human world, as well.

  • Middle School Series: How I survived bullies, broccoli, and Snake Hill-Book 4Middle School Series: How I survived bullies, broccoli, and Snake Hill-Book 4

    Patterson, James, 1947-, author.

    When Rafe Khatchadorian is sent to Camp Wannamorra, he teams up with his bunk mates to fend off the more "popular" kids' plans to ruin their summer.

  • HideoutHideout

    Key, Watt, author.

    "The son of a Mississippi policeman finds a boy living in hiding in the wilderness and tries to help him without giving away his secret"--

  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before Series:Always and forever, Lara Jean-Book 3To All the Boys I've Loved Before Series:Always and forever, Lara Jean-Book 3

    Han, Jenny, author.

    As high school ends, Lara Jean looks forward to her father's remarriage and seeing her sister, but she must choose a college, prepare to leave home, and possibly leave her beloved Peter behind.

  • Sci-Fi Junior HighSci-Fi Junior High

    Seegert, Scott, author. aut

    As the new student at Sci-Fi High School, can Kelvin Klosmo, the normal son of Earth's two most famous geniuses, save the universe from a mad scientist?

  • Shadowhunters: The Dark Artifices: Lord of Shadows-Book 2Shadowhunters: The Dark Artifices: Lord of Shadows-Book 2 : the dark artifices

    Clare, Cassandra, author.

    Emma is torn between her passion for Julian and her need to protect him from the consequences of a forbidden romantic partnership, a situation challenged by her relationship with Mark and his efforts to regain his Shadowhunter capabilities.

  • Doctor StrangeDoctor Strange

    Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.), author. aut

    Marvel's Doctor Strange follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

  • Dragonwatch Series: Dragonwatch-Book 1Dragonwatch Series: Dragonwatch-Book 1

    Mull, Brandon, 1974-, author.

    Because Dragonwatch, an ancient group of wizards, enchantresses, and dragon slayers, is crumbling, an uprising of dragons threatens to destroy the magical preserves as well as overrun the nonmagical world.

  • BookedBooked

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

  • What lightWhat light

    Asher, Jay, 1975-, author.

    Sierra's family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon -- it's a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving one always means missing the other. Until this particular Christmas, when Sierra meets Caleb, and one life eclipses the other. By reputation, Caleb is not your perfect guy: years ago, he made an enormous mistake and has been paying for it ever since. But Sierra sees beyond Caleb's past and becomes determined to help him find forgiveness and, maybe, redemption. As disapproval, misconceptions, and suspicions swirl around them, Caleb and Sierra discover the one thing that transcends all else: true love.

  • Ant-ManAnt-Man

    Irvine, Alexander author. aut

    Recruited to wear the Ant-Man suit, master thief Scott Lang begins training with Dr. Hank Pym to learn how to control the suit and take down Darren Cross, Hank's power hungry protégé.

  • Warriors Super Edition: Hawking's JourneyWarriors Super Edition: Hawking's Journey

    Hunter, Erin, author.

    Sent on a journey that could change the fate of all of the warrior clans, Hawking, deputy of SkyClan, must find the kin of Firestar, the cat who once brought their clan back from obscurity.

  • JingleJingle

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    Santa's Workshop Holiday Spectacular at the Colchester mansion is a long standing tradition in Cedarville, however Griffin, Ben, and Antonia are not happy to find that they have been volunteered as elves by their friend Logan and can not get out of it--but this year the pageant seem plagued by frequent electrical outages, and during one of them the valuable antique known as the Star of Prague disappears from the giant Christmas tree, and as they are the chief suspects, the friends set out to find who took it.

  • Terror at Bottle CreekTerror at Bottle Creek

    Key, Watt, author.

    "Thirteen-year-old Cort's father is a local expert on hunting and swamp lore in lower Alabama who has been teaching his son everything he knows. But when a deadly Gulf Coast hurricane makes landfall, Cort must unexpectedly put his all skills--and bravery--to the test"--

  • The leavingThe leaving

    Altebrando, Tara, author.

    "Six kindergarteners were taken. Eleven years later, five come back--with no idea of where they've been. No one remembers the sixth victim, Max. Avery, Max's sister, needs to find her brother--dead or alive--and isn't buying this whole memory-loss story"--

  • Masterminds Series: Criminal Destiny-Book 2Masterminds Series: Criminal Destiny-Book 2

    Korman, Gordon.

    "A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment, and they must find a way to prove it to the rest of the world"--

  • AvengersAvengers : age of Ultron

    Irvine, Alexander author. aut

    The Avengers, Earth's mightiest heroes, battle against Ultron, a deranged peacekeeping program, to save humanity from extinction.

  • Everything, everythingEverything, everything

    Yoon, Nicola, author.

    This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more. My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I'm allergic to the world. I don't leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He's tall, lean and wearing all black--black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. Maybe we can't predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It's almost certainly going to be a disaster.

  • The summer of chasing mermaidsThe summer of chasing mermaids

    Ockler, Sarah, author.

    After a boating accident takes her beautiful singing and speaking voice from her, Elyse d'Abreau, the youngest of six sisters, leaves her home in Tobago to stay in an Oregon seaside town where Christian Kane, a notorious playboy, challenges her to express herself and to overcome her fear of the sea.

  • Ink & ashesInk & ashes

    Maetani, Valynne E., author.

    "When Japanese American Claire Takata finds out that her deceased father was once a member of the yakuza, a Japanese crime syndicate, danger enters her life that could end up killing someone"--

  • Last year's mistakeLast year's mistake

    Ciocca, Gina, author.

    Although Kelsey has fallen in love with her best friend, David, she cuts ties with him before moving from Connecticut to Rhode Island, believing they need a fresh start, but David moves nearby at the start of senior year, threatening Kelsey's relationship with Ryan.

  • The start of me and youThe start of me and you

    Lord, Emery, author.

    Paige Hancock starts junior year with a list of ways to take back her life, rather than spending another year as "The Girl Whose Boyfriend Drowned," and finding out that Ryan Chase, her long-term crush, is available again might be the key.

  • Seekers: Return to the Wild: The burning horizon-Book 5Seekers: Return to the Wild: The burning horizon-Book 5

    Hunter, Erin.

    "The four bears are determined to reach Great Bear Lake before the longest day gathering, but when Lusa is separated from the others, she faces difficult questions about her future"--

  • The Mistletoe InnThe Mistletoe Inn : A Novel

    Evans, Richard Paul, author.

  • I Funny Series: I totally funniest-Book 3I Funny Series: I totally funniest-Book 3 : a middle school story

    Patterson, James, 1947-, author.

    As the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.

  • The crossoverThe crossover

    Alexander, Kwame.

    Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

  • GrimGrim

    Johnson, Christine.

    16 short stores by young adult authors.

  • Seekers: Return to the Wild: Forest of Wolves-Book 4Seekers: Return to the Wild: Forest of Wolves-Book 4

    Hunter, Erin, author.

    "The four bears have reached the mountains where Toklo spent his cubhood--but they soon discover that the home Toklo has returned to is nothing like the one he remembered"--

  • Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-, author.

    The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.

  • Swindle Series: Jackpot-Book 6Swindle Series: Jackpot-Book 6

    Korman, Gordon, author.

    Griffin Bing and his friends are trying to locate Mr. Fielder's missing thirty million dollar lottery ticket, and thwart the local bully, Darren Vader, who wants to find it for himself--and Mr. Bing's latest invention may help.

  • My true love gave to meMy true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories

    Perkins, Stephanie.

    "If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins. Whether you enjoy celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah, Winter Solstice or New Years, there's something here for everyone. So curl up by the fireplace and get cozy. You have twelve reasons this season to stay indoors and fall in love"--

  • The infinite seaThe infinite sea

    Yancey, Richard, author.

    "Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"--

  • Iron ManIron Man

    Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.), author. aut

    Tony Stark was once just a billionaire industrialist. But after building himself a lifesaving suit of armor, he became Iron Man.

  • Fifteenth summerFifteenth summer

    Dalton, Michelle.

    "Fifteen-year-old Chelsea and her family are spending the summer at a cottage on the shore of Lake Michigan where Chelsea meets and falls for Josh--the cute and shy employee at the new bookstore in town."--

  • Chronicles of the Red King: Leopards' gold-Book 3Chronicles of the Red King: Leopards' gold-Book 3

    Nimmo, Jenny.

    It is years since King Timoken, his sister Zobayda, and his friends settled in the enchanted Red Castle, but now they are all threatened by the evil beyond the castle's protective spells and it will be up to two of Timoken's nine children, Petrello and Tolomeo, to find out which of their siblings is the traitor in their midst, and defeat their enemies.

  • The kissing boothThe kissing booth

    Reekles, Beth.

    When Elle decides to run a kissing booth at the school's Spring Carnival, she locks lips with Noah and her life is turned upside down. Her head says to keep away, but her heart wants to draw closer - this romance seems far from fairy tale and headed for heartbreak. But will Elle get her happily ever after?.

  • No Safety in Numbers: No easy way out -Book 2No Safety in Numbers: No easy way out -Book 2

    Lorentz, Dayna.

    "Teens Marco, Shay, Ryan, and Lexi form new allies in the quarantined mall--as the bodies pile up, the disease mutates, the Senator's authority is questioned, and it becomes clear there's no one to trust"--

  • Sweet Evil Series: Sweet Peril-Book 2Sweet Evil Series: Sweet Peril-Book 2

    Higgins, Wendy.

    "An unexpected lost message from the angels surfaces, and sweet Southern girl Anna, daughter of a guardian angel and a fallen one, finds herself traveling the globe in an attempt to gain support for her cause from fellow Nephilim. Meanwhile, her true love, Kaiden Rowe, the son of the Duke of Lust, is plaguing her heart and mind"--

  • Game Changers Series: Play Makers-Book 2Game Changers Series: Play Makers-Book 2

    Lupica, Mike.

    Still living large off their incredible football championship win just weeks before, Ben McBain and his crew must now prepare for basketball season. Ben is known as the best point guard throughout the league. And now that Shawn O'Brien has joined their team, they are a shoo-in to win it all. But there is a new kid in town, Chase Braggs, a point guard like Ben who seems to be better, stronger, and faster. Refusing to let his team down, Ben hits the courts hard to practice. Ben's rivalry with Chase seems to take the fun out of playing ball with his best friends. Will Ben be able to pull it together for his team and for himself?.

  • Hitler's secretHitler's secret

    Osborne, William (William Hanslow), 1960-

    In June 1941, Otto and Leni, two young refugees from the Nazis living in England, are sent on a secret mission to Bavaria, to extract a young girl attending a summer camp, and who may hold the key to the war.

  • Watersong Series: Lullaby-Book 2Watersong Series: Lullaby-Book 2

    Hocking, Amanda.

    Vowing to get her sister Gemma back from the siren sisters no matter what the cost, Harper must face dangers unlike any she's ever experienced. Fortunately, she has Daniel by her side, a gorgeous guy who's devoted to helping her find her sister--and who's immune to the girls' dark powers.

  • The casual vacancyThe casual vacancy

    Rowling, J. K.

  • Where it beganWhere it began

    Stampler, Ann Redisch.

    After she is in a horrific car crash when drunk, Los Angeles high school student Gabriella Gardiner assumes she stole her boyfriend's car and smashed it into a tree, but she cannot remember anything about the events of the evening.

  • Seekers: Return to the Wild: The melting sea-Book 2Seekers: Return to the Wild: The melting sea-Book 2

    Hunter, Erin.

    "Toklo, Kallik, Lusa, and Yakone trek onward toward the Melting Sea, the site of Kallik's traumatic cubhood--and prepare to be separated for the first time since their journey began"--Provided by publisher.

  • Burn for Burn Series: Burn for burn-Book 1Burn for Burn Series: Burn for burn-Book 1

    Han, Jenny.

    "Three teenaged girls living on Jar Island band together to enact revenge on the people that have hurt them"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Seekers: Return to the Wild: Island of shadows-Book 1Seekers: Return to the Wild: Island of shadows-Book 1

    Hunter, Erin.

    As the three bears, Toklo, Lusa, and Kallik, begin their journey home, they encounter new friends and dangerous enemies and must decide which they can trust to help them on their quest.

  • Watersong Series: Wake-Book 1Watersong Series: Wake-Book 1

    Hocking, Amanda.

    In the seaside town of Capri, Gemma enjoys a close bond with her sister Harper and a growing attraction to neighbor Alex, but everything changes when, after partying with newcomers, Gemma discovers she has powers.

  • Dark Tower Series: The Wind through the Keyhole-Companion novelDark Tower Series: The Wind through the Keyhole-Companion novel : Companion Novel

    King, Stephen, 1947-

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