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Racing in the Rain

by Garth Stein HarperCollins (May 03, 2011)

Now a family friendly major motion picture from Fox 2000 Studios—featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo the dog!

In this young readers’ edition of the New York...


The Girl in the Torch

by Robert Sharenow Balzer + Bray (May 26, 2015)

The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets True Grit in this heartfelt novel of resilience, hope, and discovering a family where you least expect it, from award-winning author Robert Sharenow.

At the dawn of the twentieth...


Lies I Told

by Michelle Zink HarperTeen (April 07, 2015)

Grace Fontaine has everything: beauty, money, confidence, and the perfect family. But it's all a lie.

Grace has been adopted into a family of thieves who con affluent people out of money, jewelry, art, and anything...


Drive Me Crazy

by Terra Elan McVoy Katherine Tegen Books (April 28, 2015)

A tween rivalry-turned-friendship story bursting with humor and heart—perfect for fans of Lisa Graff and Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Lana and Cassie have met only once before, at the wedding of Lana’s Grandpa Howe...


Lost Boy

by Tim Green HarperCollins (March 03, 2015)

From New York Times bestselling author Tim Green comes a captivating baseball story about one brave boy’s search for a miracle. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica.

Ever since Ryder could remember, it's always...


No Parking at the End Times

by Bryan Bliss Greenwillow Books (February 24, 2015)

Abigail's parents believed the world was going to end. And—of course—it didn't. But they've lost everything anyway. And she must decide: does she still believe in them? Or is it time to believe in herself?...


Liars, Inc.

by Paula Stokes HarperTeen (March 24, 2015)

A dark and twisted psychological tale, which Kirkus Reviews called "captivating to the very end" in a starred review—perfect for fans of I Hunt Killers and Gone Girl.

Max Cantrell has never been a big fan of...


The Last Little Blue Envelope

by Maureen Johnson HarperTeen (April 26, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s fun, romantic, and hilarious sequel to her breakout hit 13 Little Blue Envelopes gets a brand-new cover!

Ginny Blackstone spent last summer traveling around...


Juniper Berry

by M. P. Kozlowsky & Erwin Madrid Walden Pond Press (April 26, 2011)

Juniper Berry's parents are the most beloved actor and actress in the world—but Juniper can't help but feel they haven't been quite right lately. And she and her friend Giles are determined to find out why....


Outside In

by Karen Romano Young Greenwillow Books (April 19, 2011)

Chérie Witkowski is twelve, and she doesn't want to turn thirteen this year. This is the year, 1968, that everything -- absolutely everything-seems to be changing. At home her parents are expecting a new baby,...


Ramona 3-Book Collection

by Beverly Cleary HarperCollins (June 03, 2014)

Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona's unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan's curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape's teasing. The scrapes...


Illegal

by Bettina Restrepo Katherine Tegen Books (March 08, 2011)

In this timely and gripping novel, author Bettina Restrepo exposes the challenges of one girl’s unique yet universal immigrant experience. This is an eye-opening look into the harrowing journey a family takes...


My Brother Louis Measures Worms: And Other Louis Stories

by Barbara Robinson HarperCollins (February 22, 2011)

How is it that Louis has been driving his mother's car around town if he's only eight years old?

Where did the cat go to have her kittens?

Who won the free wedding?

Whether it's costume parades, mysterious...


Stop Pretending: Poems About When My Big Sister Went Craz

by Sonya Sones HarperTeen (February 22, 2011)

It happens just like that, in the blink of an eye. An older sister has a mental breakdown and has to be hospitalized. A younger sister is left behind to cope with a family torn apart by grief and friends who...


Unleashed

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Alongside the politicians and dignitaries, some crazy pets have lived in the White House. From John Quincy Adams' pet alligator all the way to Bo Obama, first families have always been open to four legged friends....


Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major

by Kennedy Center, The, Ard Hoyt, Laura Bush & Ronald Kidd Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 04, 2011)

Imagine if you lived in the White House! The first book centers around three of Theodore Roosevelt's children, Kermit, Ethel and Archie. Their mother is away and they are left in the charge of a comical nanny...


See What I See

by Gloria Whelan HarperCollins (December 28, 2010)

Kate Tapert sees her life in paintings. She makes sense of the world around her by relating it to what she adores—art. Armed with a suitcase, some canvases, and a scholarship to art school in Detroit, Kate...


Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism

by Georgia Byng HarperCollins (November 30, 2010)

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hypnotism

Molly Moon is no ordinary orphan. When she finds a mysterious old book on hypnotism, she discovers she can make people do whatever she wants. But a sinister stranger...


The Summer of Riley

by Eve Bunting HarperCollins (November 30, 2010)

Enjoy best-selling author Eve Bunting’s moving story about the bond between a boy and his dog.

"Maybe that's one of the reasons people get dogs, to kind of close up the empty places inside them."

Eleven-year-old...


Brothers Below Zero

by Tor Seidler & Peter McCarty HarperCollins (November 23, 2010)

Tim Tuttle can't hold a candle to John Henry -- not in school, not in sports, not in anything. To make matters worse, John Henry is his younger brother. However, Tim has a wonderful refuge: his friendship with...


Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure

by Georgia Byng HarperCollins (October 19, 2010)

Molly Moon meets . . . Molly Moon? In this third book in the wildly popular New York Times bestselling series, mesmerizing orphan Molly Moon and her fabulouspug, Petula, are off to India, where they discover...


Molly Moon Stops the World

by Georgia Byng HarperCollins (October 19, 2010)

Molly Moon is back—and this time she's hypnotizing her way to the Academy Awards in Los Angeles!

Along with Rocky and Petula the pug, Molly is tracking the sinister activities of American billionaire Primo...


Molly Moon, Micky Minus, & the Mind Machine

by Georgia Byng HarperCollins (October 19, 2010)

She knows what you're thinking . . . no really,She knows what you're thinking.

Molly Moon is back from the future—and this time, she can read minds.


The Big Time

by Tim Green HarperCollins (August 24, 2010)

Things couldn't be going better for Troy White. The Atlanta Falcons' football genius is at the top of his game, helping the team get to the playoffs. Agents and lawyers are knocking on his door with big-money...


What Happened on Fox Street

by Tricia Springstubb & Heather Ross Balzer + Bray (August 24, 2010)

Fox Street was a dead end. In Mo Wren's opinion, this was only one of many wonderful, distinguishing things about it.

Mo lives on Fox Street with her dad and little sister, the Wild Child. Their house is in the...


Saving Sky

by Diane Stanley HarperCollins (August 24, 2010)

The country is at war, terrorists strike at random, widespread rationing is in effect, and the power grid is down. But thirteen-year-old Sky Brightman is remarkably untouched by it all. She lives off the grid...


Home: A Collaboration of Thirty Authors & Illustrators

by Michael J. Rosen & Various HarperCollins (February 01, 2011)

In this very special anthology of beautifully poetic short stories, thirty distinguished authors and illustrators explore the unique and varied meanings of home. Their touching words and magnificent art affirm...


Billy Creekmore

by Tracey Porter HarperCollins (June 15, 2010)

He is a motherless child,

a coal miner,

a circus star,

a con artist,

a seer,

a hero,

and a survivor.

This is the tale of Billy Creekmore, a young boy with mystifying powers and the gift of storytelling. But his...


As Simple as It Seems

by Sarah Weeks HarperCollins (June 15, 2010)

Verbena Colter knows she's bad news.

Trouble from the get-go. How could she not be, with parents like hers? Her mother practically pickled her before she was even born, leaving Verbie to struggle with the effects...


Anne of Green Gables Complete Text

by L. M. Montgomery HarperFestival (June 08, 2010)

Get ready for the new Anne of Green Gables Netflix series!

Marilla and Mathew Cuthbert had planned to adopt a boy to help out around Green Gables farm. But waiting for Mathew at the train station is freckle-faced,...


Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto

by Eric Luper Balzer + Bray (June 08, 2010)

Seth Baumgartner just had the worst day of his life.

His girlfriend dumped him (at Applebee's), he spied his father on a date with a woman who is not his mother (also at Applebee's!), and he lost his fourth...


House of Dolls

by Francesca Lia Block & Barbara McClintock HarperCollins (June 01, 2010)

In a little house from another time, with lace curtains in every window and paintings hung in gold doily frames, Wildflower, Rockstar, and Miss Selene live a warm and cozy life. They wear fancy dresses, bake...


Bullet Point

by Peter Abrahams HarperTeen (April 27, 2010)

Wyatt never really thought much about his dad—a hardened criminal, a lifer in a prison somewhere on the other side of the state. But then the economy had to go and tank, and the community had to go and cut...


Finding Katie: The Diary of Anonymous, A Teenager in Foster Care

by Beatrice Sparks HarperCollins (May 18, 2010)

This appealing teen read tells the story of Katie, a teen from an abused home, and her journey through foster care.

Katie is always surrounded by wealth, but feels terribly alone because of the secret horror...


Crunch

by Leslie Connor Katherine Tegen Books (March 30, 2010)

By the award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Leslie Connor. Muliple award winner: Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book * Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book...


The Snowball Effect

by Holly Nicole Hoxter HarperTeen (March 23, 2010)

Lainey Pike can tell you everything you need to know about the people in her family just by letting you know how they died. Her reckless stepfather drove his motorcycle off the highway and caused the biggest...


The Life of Glass

by Jillian Cantor Balzer + Bray (February 09, 2010)

Before he died, Melissa's father told her about stars. He told her that the brightest stars weren't always the most beautiful—that if people took the time to look at the smaller stars, if they looked with...


Whistle Bright Magic: A Nutfolk Tale

by Barb Bentler Ullman Katherine Tegen Books (February 09, 2010)

It has been twenty years since the time of The Fairies of Nutfolk Wood, and grownup Willa has returned to Plunkit with her daughter, Zelly. Willa can't see the fairies anymore, but Zelly can, and she meets an...


The Hidden Boy

by Jon Berkeley Katherine Tegen Books (February 02, 2010)

You are the lucky winner of a Blue Moon Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure. It’ll be the trip of a lifetime! The tour leaves from the Blue Moon office at 11 p.m. sharp. Groups of seven only. No pets.

When the Flints...


One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia Quill Tree Books (January 26, 2010)

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. A strong...


The Death-Defying Pepper Roux

by Geraldine McCaughrean HarperCollins (January 19, 2010)

Pepper's fourteenth birthday is a momentous one.

It's the day he's supposed to die.

Everyone seems resigned to it—even Pepper, although he would much prefer to live. But can you sidestep Fate? Jump sideways...


Zucchini

by Barbara Dana & Eileen Christelow HarperCollins (December 29, 2009)

Zucchini knows there's more to life than his cage at the zoo...

Zucchini feels trapped. With a tip from a fellow rodent, the brave young black-footed ferret escapes from the zoo in a subway and a crosstown bus....


So B. It

by Sarah Weeks HarperCollins (October 20, 2009)

Now a major motion picture starring Alfre Woodard, Jessica Collins, John Heard, Jacinda Barrett, Cloris Leachman, and Talitha Bateman—in theaters October 2017! This middle grade novel is an excellent choice...


Wasteland

by Francesca Lia Block HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

When you were a baby I sat very still to hold you. I could see the veins through your skin like a map to inside you. I stopped breathing so you wouldn't ... You were just a boy on a bed in a room, like a kaleidoscope...


Psyche in a Dress

by Francesca Lia Block HarperTeen (October 13, 2009)

But this is what

I could not give up:

I could not give up myself

Psyche has known Love—scented with jasmine and tasting of fresh oranges. Yet he is fleeting and fragile, lost to her too quickly. Punished by...


Hancock Park

by Isabel Kaplan HarperTeen (June 30, 2009)

Becky Miller lives in the best neighborhood, goes to school with the children of movie stars, and has her psychiatrist on speed dial. She may live in the City of Angels, but this sixteen-year-old's life is far...


Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books

by Francesca Lia Block HarperTeen (June 16, 2009)

The Weetzie Bat series, by acclaimed author Francesca Lia Block, was listed among NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels. This collection brings together all five luminous novels of the series in one.

Spinning a saga...


Stealing Heaven

by Elizabeth Scott HarperCollins (June 23, 2009)

My name is Danielle. I'm eighteen. I've been stealing things for as long as I can remember.

Dani has been trained as a thief by the best—her mother. Together, they move from town to town, targeting wealthy...


The Zebra Wall

by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books (July 02, 2013)

The Vorlob family is making preparations. Preparations for the new baby, soon to arrive. Getting ready includes painting a mural in the baby's nursery and making a list of possible names. Adine, age ten, is...


Two Under Par

by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books (July 02, 2013)

It seemed to ten-year-old Wedge that most of the time nothing made sense anymore. Suddenly he had a brand-new stepfather and a five-year-old stepbrother, Andrew. He lived in a new house, far from his friends,...