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Front Lines (Front Lines #1)
by Michael Grant
World War II, 1942. A court decision makes women subject to the draft and eligible for service. The unproven American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled, the armed forces of Nazi Germany. Three girls sign up to fight. Rio Richlin, Frangie Marr, and Rainy Schulterman are average girls, girls with dreams and aspirations, at the start of their lives, at the start of their loves. Each has her own reasons for volunteering: Rio fights to honor her sister; Frangie needs money for her family; Rainy wants to kill Germans. For the first time they leave behind their homes and families to go to war.
I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life
compiled by Grace Kendall
Popular young-adult authors weave together questions of identity, loss, and redemption into poignant tales for today's teens
The Impostor Queen
by Sarah Fine
Chosen by her kingdom's elders to be their queen, Elli grows up surrounded by luxury and tutors only to be banished when she fails to inherit essential magic, a situation that leads to devastating revelations about her world's magic and the true role Elli was meant to play for her people.
In the Fields and the Trenches: The Famous and the Forgotten on the Battlefields of World War I
by Kerrie Logan Hollihan
With World War I as a backdrop, readers will encounter heroes, cowards, comics, and villains, €some famous, but most not, €who participated in this life-changing event. Author Kerrie Logan Hollihan uses extensive original material, from letters sent from the front to personal journals, to bring these men and women back to life. And though their stories are a century old, they convey modern, universal themes of love, death, power, greed, courage, hate, fear, family, friendship, and sacrifice.
It's All Your Fault
by Paul Rudnick
Seventeen-year-old Caitlin Singleberry is a proper Christian teenager and member of a family singing group, but today she has been given a truly impossible assignment--keep her cousin Heller Harrigan, Hollywood wild child, out of trouble for the last weekend before her first big movie debuts.
Just My Type: Understanding Personality Profiles
by Michael J. Rosen with Daniel Carlson
An introduction to personality traits and a history of personality psychology, from ancient times to the present.
The Love that Split the World
by Emily Henry
At the beginning of her last summer in Kentucky before leaving for college, Natalie is once again visited by the apparition she calls "Grandmother" and meets a new boy, Beau, who changes her life.
The Memory of Light
by Francisco X. Stork
When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.
My Second Life
by Faye Bird
A chance encounter with an old woman opens a floodgate of memories for teenager Ana--tormenting memories of a previous life and a death she may have been responsible for, and she is determined to find out the truth about that death and expose the secrets that have ruined more than one life.
The Mystery of Hollow Places
by Rebecca Podos
A mystery writer's daughter sets out to find her missing father and, along the way, begins to understand the loneliness that has gripped them both since her mother abandoned them years before.
Nothing Bad is Going to Happen (Sequel to: No One Else Can Have You)
by Kathleen Hale
When sixteen-year-old Kippy finds her boyfriend clinging to life and everyone in town assumes it was an attempted suicide, she must find the culprit who wanted him dead, all the while still haunted by the near-death experience of her last attempt at amateur sleuthing.
by Alexandra Bracken
When a violin prodigy who has lost everything wakes up on a ship in another time period, a man who wants to escape a life of servitude is forced to confront his past while keeping his former captors from claiming a stolen object of untold value.
Plants vs. Meats: The Health, History, and Ethics of What We Eat
by Meredith Sayles Hughes
No one can live without food, but what you eat is a personal decision. Today many people are examining nutritional advice and choosing to eat more vegetables and fruits and less meat. But is all meat bad for you? What does the science say?
The Radiant Road
by Katherine Catmull
After nine years Clare Macleod and her father are finally returning to their old home in Ireland, a house by the sea, with a yew tree growing inside it, a tree with its roots in both the human and fairy world--and soon Clare, who has always been able to sense the "Strange," meets the boy Finn, and discovers that she must battle against the forces of evil in to restore order to both worlds.
Radioactive!: Hhow Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World
by Winifred Conkling
Shares the lesser-known story of how the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie, assisted by her husband Frederic Joliot, discovered artificial radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize in spite of being denied an advanced education, inspiring physicist Lise Meitner to make a vital discovery about nuclear fission.
Reproductive Rights: Who Decides?
by Vicki Oransky Wittenstein
Disputes over contraception, sex education, and abortion continue to roil the nation, leading to controversial legal and political rulings and occasionally violence. As society changes—and as new reproductive technologies expand the possibilities for controlling and initiating pregnancy—Americans will continue to debate reproductive rights for all.
See How They Run (Embassy Row #2)
by Ally Carter
Grace Blakely believed that finding the truth about her mother's murder would finally give her peace, but now she knows that it is only the beginning of the secrets that will dominate her life--and make her a target on Embassy Row in Adria.
by Kali Wallace
After waking in a shallow grave, Breezy, a high school senior, crosses the country seeking answers about her death and resurrection, discovering along the way a host of supernatural creatures, as well as a human cult determined to "free" them at any cost.
by Kiera Cass
Forced to work as a Siren and lure strangers to their deaths after being rescued from drowning by the Ocean, Kahlen falls in love with a human and defies the rules of her service in order to follow her heart.
Teen Frankenstein (High School Horror Story #1)
by Chandler Baker
When science prodigy Tori Frankenstein accidentally kills a teen boy in a midnight car accident, there's only one thing for her to do--use her science project to bring him back to life.
Terminal (Virals #5)
by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs
Tory and her comrades must track a new pack of rogue Virals who have brought on the attention of a shadowy government organization intent on learning the secret to their powers.
This is Where It Ends
by Marieke Nijkamp
Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech welcoming the student body to a new semester, they discover that the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting as four teens, each with a personal reason to fear the shooter, tell the tale from separate perspectives.
Traveler (Seeker #2)
by Arwen Elys Dayton
After learning that she pledged her life to deception, Quin and her oldest companion Shinobu search for answers in the past about the Seeker legacy and uncover a sinister plan, begun generations ago, with the power to end it.
by Marisa Reichardt
Ever since the mass shooting at her California high school, junior Morgan Grant has become increasingly agoraphobic until even the idea of stepping outside her door can bring on a panic attack, a situation not made any easier by the fact that her parents are divorced--but when Evan moves in next door she finds herself attracted to him and begins to find herself longing for the life she has been missing.
Unslut: A Diary and A Memoir
by Emily Lindin
The author revisits her middle school diary, commenting on her experiences with bullying, crushes, popular culture, and what it means to be labeled a "slut."
We Are the Ants
by Shaun David Hutchinson
Abducted by aliens periodically throughout his youth, Henry Denton is informed by his erstwhile captors that they will end the world in 144 days unless he stops them by deciding that humanity is worth saving.