Everybody likes Chris Goodman, but when he is found dead no one understands how something like this could happen.
New Teen Materials
"Ancient gods collide with the modern world when the goddess Freya tries to reclaim her lost power and take down an evil corporation"-- Provided by publisher.
Zanele is skipping school and secretly plotting against the apartheid government. The police can't know. Her mother and sister can't know. Her best friend Thabo, schoolboy turned gang member, can tell she's up to something. But he has troubles of his own--a deal gone wrong and some powerful enemies. Across the bridge, in the wealthy white suburbs, Jack plans to spend his last days in Johannesburg burning miles on his beat-up Mustang--until he meets a girl with an unforgettable face from the simmering black township--Soweto. Working in her father's shop, Meena finds a packet of banned pamphlets. They lead to a mysterious black girl with a secret, a dangerous gangster with an expensive taste in clothes, and an engaging white boy who drives a battered red car. A series of chance meetings changes everything. A chain of events is set in motion--a failed plot, a murdered teacher, and a secret movement of students that has spread across the township. And the students will rise.
A girl who is hated because of her ability to see and communicate with ghosts runs away to escape being sold into an abusive apprenticeship.
Her father, Baron of Stone, announced his twelve-year-old daughter Eliza Rose Camperdowne would soon wed the son of the Earl of Westmoreland, in hope to revive the distressed family fortune through her marriage.
Half-Chinese, half-black Wing Jones has always worshiped her older brother, but when he kills two people in a car accident and barely survives himself, Wing's only solace is running.
Stuff that sucks : a teen's guide to accepting what you can't change and committing to what you can / Ben Sedley.
"Sometimes everything sucks. This unique, illustrated guide will help you move past negative thoughts and feelings and discover what truly matters to you. If you struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, you should know that your pain is real. No one should try to diminish it. Sometimes stuff really does suck and we have to acknowledge it. Worry, sadness, loneliness, anger, and shame are big and important, but they can also get in the way of what really matters. What if, instead of fighting your pain, you realized what really matters to you--and put those things first in life? If you did that, maybe your pain wouldn't feel so big anymore. Isn't it worth a try? Stuff That Sucks offers a compassionate and validating guide to accepting emotions, rather than struggling against them. With this book as your guide, you'll learn to prioritize your thoughts, feelings, and values. You'll figure out what you care about the most, and then start caring some more! The skills you'll learn are based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Yes, there are a few written exercises, but this isn't a workbook. It's a journey into the stuff that sucks, what makes that sucky stuff suck even more, and how just a few moments each day with the stuff that matters will ultimately transform the stuff that sucks into stuff that is just stuff. Make sense? Maybe you want to be more creative? Or maybe you simply want to do better in school or be a better friend? This book will show you how to focus on what you really care about, so that all that other sucky stuff doesn't seem so, well, sucky anymore"-- Provided by publisher.
Spending her summer vacation with her aunt, who lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, sixteen-year-old Heather MacNair is haunted by dreams and compelled to cut herself until she discovers a family secret and a past full of magic that could both save her and put her in mortal danger.
"Sami's mother disappeared ten years ago, and the police have always suspected that Sami's father killed her. But they've never had any convincing evidence...until now. Sami's sure her father's innocent. Or is she?"-- Provided by publisher.
After Chris witnesses a horrifying event that leaves Kaira changed in unimaginable ways, he starts to hear a god's voice promising him a future of bloodshed, which Chris seeks to avoid by venturing into the Underworld in order to save his friends and Kaira, whom he is destined to kill.
"A rebellious heroine with the power to heal must face down a sinister society in Victorian London while untangling her increasingly complicated love life..."--Provided by publisher.
Three friends go to a convention and find love--and themselves.
In the wake of a near-fatal car accident, Isaac Kew, twenty, recalls a very long walk he took three years earlier with his bipolar girlfriend, Nest.
"The captain of a starship and a prince are forced to revise their ideas of family and loyalty, with the fate of their worlds hanging in the balance"-- Provided by publisher.
Hoping to get her life back on track, seventeen-year-old Abby plans to find out what happened when her mother, a co-host of a ghost hunting reality show, who disappeared five years ago in a "haunted" cave in Arizona.
A boy with an abusive father grows up and fears that he has the same potential for violence as his father has.
Eyes and spies : how you're tracked and why you should know / Tanya Lloyd Kyi ; art by Belle Wuthrich.
"This book looks at the way information and data is collected and used by individuals, governments, companies, and organizations. Arguments for both increased security and increased privacy are offered, encouraging readers to think critically about the issues. Topics relevant to children are included, such as being tracked at school, cyberbullying, and online safety."-- Provided by publisher.
As the Anvil, an enormous asteroid, threatens to end all life on Earth, sixteen-year-old Min begins to uncover a lifetime of lies, a sinister conspiracy involving all students in her sophomore class in Fire Lake, Idaho.
A collection of sci-fi and fantasy tales, including six short graphic novels, by twenty women authors from India and Australia.
Sixteen-year-old Maya's arranged marriage turns out much better than she expected, but her husband's magic--and her curiosity--may threaten more than her life.
Eyes of the world : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism / Marc Aronson & Marina Budhos.
Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.
Gauri, princess of Bharata, has been captured by her kindgom's enemies and faces a future of exile and scorn--she has nothing left to lose. But Vikram, the notoriously cunning prince of a neighboring land, promises her freedom in exchange for her partnership on his team to win the Tournament of Wishes. It seems like a fool-proof plan--until Gauri and Vikram arrive at the tournament and find that danger takes on new shapes, and new trials test their devotion, strength, and wits at every turn. And they soon discover that there's nothing more dangerous than what they most desire. -- adapted from dust jacket.
There are two new boys at Middleton High: Norman, who is eight-feet-tall and looks like he was put together after an accident, and Zack, the impossibly handsome transfer from Europe, and soon the three witch sisters, Esme, Katy, and Ronnie, are in an all out competition for Zack's attention--but Esme is also drawn to Norman, and he is the only one who seems to notice that students who go off alone with Zack seem to suffer from amnesia, or disappear entirely.
Nikki Tate's father has been on death row for killing his best friend in a gambling dispute, but he has always maintained his innocence, and now his conviction has been overturned and he is back at the casino, where high school junior Nikki has been operating illegal poker games in the hopes of saving enough money to get out of Vegas after graduation--and now he is determined to find the real killer, and Nikki is inevitably drawn into his dangerous search for the truth.
Cecelia Montgomery returns home but faces new challenges, including her mother's Presidential campaign--headquartered in Sweetbriar--and the effects of her fame on her best friend, Fiona, and boyfriend, Jasper.