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Personal Effects
Personal Effects
Written by E.M. Kokie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763655273
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Personal Effects

Written by E.M. Kokie


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $16.99

After his older brother dies in Iraq, Matt makes a discovery that rocks his beliefs about strength, bravery, and honor in this page-turning debut.

Ever since his brother, T.J., was killed in Iraq, Matt feels like he’s been sleepwalking through life — failing classes, getting into fights, and avoiding his dad’s lectures... Read more >
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Here Lies Linc
Here Lies Linc
Written by Delia Ray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375865381
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Here Lies Linc

Written by Delia Ray


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

When 12-year-old Linc Crenshaw decides he wants to go to public school, his professor mom isn't so happy with the idea. He's convinced it will be the ticket to a new social life. Instead, it's a disaster when his mom shows up at their field trip to the local cemetery to... Read more >
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After Eli
After Eli
Written by Rebecca Rupp
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658106
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After Eli

Written by Rebecca Rupp


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

When Daniel’s brother Eli is killed at war, Daniel considers the history of unusual fatalities to determine what makes a death — or a life — matter.

Some people die heroically, others accidentally. When Daniel Anderson’s older brother dies, he wonders which category Eli’s death falls into. In an attempt to understand... Read more >
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Toppling
Toppling
Written by Sally Murphy, Illustrated by Rhian Nest James
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763659219
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Toppling

Written by Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Rhian Nest James


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

Now that John’s best friend is sick, hanging out with his pals isn’t the same. But what can they do? A kid-friendly story of silliness, sadness, and solidarity.

John lives for that satisfying clink of dominoes as they topple in a perfectly timed rhythm of his own design. His sister thinks he’s... Read more >
Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas
Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440240181
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Reaching Through Time: Three Novellas

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $8.99

What's Happened to Me?
     Sarah finds herself in a strange place, and she can recall only one thing—her name. A young man, Heath de Charon, explains to Sarah that he found her unconscious on the grounds of his family's estate and has been caring for her. Sarah is thankful, but when... Read more >
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Red Heart Tattoo
Red Heart Tattoo
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974112
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Red Heart Tattoo

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $7.99

At 7:45 a.m. on the day before Thanksgiving break, a bomb goes off at Edison High. Nine people die instantly. Fifteen are critically injured. Twenty-two suffer less severe injuries. And one is blinded. Those who survive, struggle to cope with the loss and destruction. All must find new meaning for their... Read more >
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Red Heart Tattoo
Red Heart Tattoo
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385904612
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Red Heart Tattoo

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 224 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $18.99

At 7:45 a.m. on the day before Thanksgiving break, a bomb goes off at Edison High. Nine people die instantly. Fifteen are critically injured. Twenty-two suffer less severe injuries. And one is blinded. Those who survive, struggle to cope with the loss and destruction. All must find new meaning for their... Read more >
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The Purple Balloon
The Purple Balloon
Written by Chris Raschka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307983633
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The Purple Balloon

Written by Chris Raschka


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

When a child becomes aware of his pending death (children tend to know long before the rest of us even want to consider it), and is given the opportunity to draw his feelings, he will often draw a blue or purple balloon, released and unencumbered, on its way upward. Health-care professionals...

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Paper Covers Rock
Paper Covers Rock
Written by Jenny Hubbard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385740562
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Paper Covers Rock

Written by Jenny Hubbard


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $7.99

William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist

"One of the best young adult books I've read in years."--Pat Conroy

At the beginning of his junior year at a boys' boarding school, 16-year-old Alex is devastated when he fails to save a drowning friend. When questioned, Alex and his friend Glenn, who was also at... Read more >
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The Game of Triumphs
The Game of Triumphs
Written by Laura Powell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375865657
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The Game of Triumphs

Written by Laura Powell


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $8.99

"Tarot comes alive in this cleverly conceived thriller that delivers action, humor, and mystery in spades." —The Bulletin

At an exclusive Soho party one rainy night, Cat stumbles into an ancient and dangerous game of fortune. A mysterious quartet of game masters deal out challenges—moves that unfold in the Arcanum, a dream-scape... Read more >
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See You at Harry's
See You at Harry's
Written by Jo Knowles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763654078
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See You at Harry's

Written by Jo Knowles


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $16.99

Starting middle school brings all the usual challenges — until the unthinkable happens, and Fern and her family must find a way to heal.

Twelve-year-old Fern feels invisible. It seems as though everyone in her family has better things to do than pay attention to her: Mom (when she’s not meditating) helps... Read more >
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Child of the Mountains
Child of the Mountains
Written by Marilyn Sue Shank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375989292
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Child of the Mountains

Written by Marilyn Sue Shank


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $6.99

"Unfolds in pitch-perfect regional dialect. . . . For fans of Ruth White's and Kerry Madden's Appalachian-inspired fiction."--Kirkus Reviews

It's about keeping the faith.

Growing up poor in 1953 in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia doesn't bother Lydia Hawkins. She treasures her tight-knit family. There's her loving mama, now widowed; her whip-smart younger... Read more >
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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook
Written by Joanne Rocklin, Read by Georgette Perna
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307968685
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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook

Written by Joanne Rocklin
Read by Georgette Perna


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $12.00

In this warmhearted middle-grade novel, Oona and her brother, Fred, love their cat Zook (short for Zucchini), but Zook is sick. As they conspire to break him out of the vet’s office, convinced he can only get better at home with them, Oona tells Fred the story of Zook’s previous lives... Read more >
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Written by A.S. King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375865640
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Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Written by A.S. King


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

Vera’s spent her whole life secretly in love with her best friend, Charlie Kahn. And over the years she’s kept a lot of his secrets. Even after he betrayed her. Even after he ruined everything.
 
So when Charlie dies in dark circumstances, Vera knows a lot more than anyone—the kids at school...

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The Angels Trilogy
The Angels Trilogy
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814135
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The Angels Trilogy

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

Leah is not happy about being stuck in the hospital for the holidays while her mother is thousands of miles away on a honeymoon with husband number five. Until she meets her hospital roommate, Rebekah, and her big family. Cynical 16-year-old Leah has never known people like this before. From Rebekah’s... Read more >
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Letters to Leo
Letters to Leo
Written by Amy Hest, Illustrated by Julia Denos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636951
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Letters to Leo

Written by Amy Hest
Illustrated by Julia Denos


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $14.99

The joys and trials of fourth grade - and of life with her father now that her mother is gone - play out in charming letters from Annie to her dog, Leo.

Annie Rossi never, ever thought her father would let her have a dog. But now that he’s finally given in... Read more >
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Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440240174
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Heart to Heart

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $8.99

From Lurlene McDaniel, the bestselling author of young adult inspirational fiction, comes Heart to Heart. This emotionally charged novel explores loss, love, renewal, and the ways in which these complex bonds within families and between friends are tested at life's most challenging moments.
 
Elowyn Eden and Kassey Messechek are best friends. They... Read more >
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The Butterfly Clues
The Butterfly Clues
Written by Kate Ellison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781606842638
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The Butterfly Clues

Written by Kate Ellison


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.99

“Fascinating. Ellison has the art of page-turning down flat, and readers will be swept up by both the terror—and the romance.”
Booklist, Starred Review
 
“This book casts a spell over its readers.”—SLJ, Starred Review
 
“An engaging mystery starring a teen girl with obsessive-compulsive disorder. A pleasing mix of realism, tension, intrigue and romance.”
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The Butterfly Clues (EBK)

Written by Kate Ellison


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

“Fascinating. Ellison has the art of page-turning down flat, and readers will be swept up by both the terror—and the romance.”
Booklist, Starred Review
 
“This book casts a spell over its readers.”—SLJ, Starred Review
 
“An engaging mystery starring a teen girl with obsessive-compulsive disorder. A pleasing mix of realism, tension, intrigue and romance.”
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So Shelly
So Shelly
Written by Ty Roth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385739597
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So Shelly

Written by Ty Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

Until now, high school junior, John Keats, has only tiptoed near the edges of the vortex that is schoolmate and literary prodigy, Gordon Byron. That is, until their mutual friend, Shelly, drowns in a sailing accident.

After stealing Shelly's ashes from her wake at Trinity Catholic High School, the boys set a... Read more >
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Someone Else's Life
Someone Else's Life
Written by Katie Dale
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375899720
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Someone Else's Life

Written by Katie Dale


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

When 17-year-old Rosie's mother, Trudie, dies from Huntington's Disease, her pain is intensified by the knowledge that she has a fifty percent chance of inheriting the crippling disease herself. Only when Rosie tells her mother's best friend, "Aunt Sarah," that she is going to test for the disease does Sarah, a... Read more >
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Wish
Wish
Written by Joseph Monninger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375862137
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Wish

Written by Joseph Monninger


Format: Trade Paperback, 204 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $8.99

Bee’s brother, Tommy, knows everything there is to know about sharks. He also knows that his life will be cut short by cystic fibrosis. And so does Bee.
 
That’s why she wants to make his wish-foundation-sponsored trip to swim with a great white shark an unforgettable memory.
 
But wishes don’t always come true... Read more >
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God Gave Us Heaven
God Gave Us Heaven
Written by Lisa Tawn Bergren, Illustrated by Laura J. Bryant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307730862
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God Gave Us Heaven

Written by Lisa Tawn Bergren
Illustrated by Laura J. Bryant


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $9.99

As the sun rises on her snow-covered world, Little Cub wonders aloud…

“What is heaven like?”

With tender words, her Papa describes a wonderful place, free of sadness and tears, where God warmly welcomes his loved ones after their life on earth is over. Little Cub and Papa spend the day wandering their... Read more >
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A Path of Stars
A Path of Stars
Written by O'Brien, Anne Sibley, Illustrated by O'Brien, Anne Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917356
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A Path of Stars

Written by O'Brien, Anne Sibley
Illustrated by O'Brien, Anne Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

A touching story of family, loss, and memory.

Dara's grandmother, Lok Yeay, is full of stories about her life growing up in Cambodia, before she immigrated to the United States. Lok Yeay tells her granddaughter of the fruits and plants that grew there, and how her family would sit in their yard... Read more >
Always and Forever
Always and Forever
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307776341
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Always and Forever

Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $7.99

Sixteen-year-old Melissa Austin has always worked hard to get what she wants. As the school year begins, her work is paying off: Her grades are up and she’s landed a coveted spot on the Brain Bowl team. She and her best friend, Jory Delaney, are determined to have the best junior... Read more >
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