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The Ropemaker

By: Peter Dickinson

Tilja has grown up in the peaceful Valley, which is protected from the fearsome Empire by an enchanted forest. But the forest’s power has begun to fade and the Valley is in danger. Tilja is the youngest...

Vision Quest

By: Terry Davis

You think I’m just another muscle-bound, sex-crazed, fuzzy-brained, futureless JOCK.But You’re Wrong.I dream big. I love hard. I think far. I act fast. I live humbly. I want to win.And, yeah,...

The Door in the Wall

By: Marguerite De Angeli
illustrated by: Marguerite De Angeli

Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of Sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman. He must learn the ways of knighthood. But Robin's destiny is changed in one...


Chloe in India

By: Kate Darnton

A poignant and delightful story involving class, race, social customs, and a unique friendship that questions them all.   Though they’re divided by class, language, appearance—you name...

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing...

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Book One)

By: James Dashner

The first book in the blockbuster phenomenon The Maze Runner series now features chapters from the highly-anticipated series conclusion, The Fever Code, the book that finally reveals the story of how the...


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

By: Roald Dahl: illustrated by John Schindelman

Celebrate fifty years of Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryFirst published in 1964 with whimsical illustrations by Joseph Schindelman, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory became an instant...

Gunner Skale: An Eye of Minds Story (The Mortality Doctrine)

By: James Dashner

  From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes an original thirty-page e-short returning fans to the fast-paced, high-tech world in the Mortality...

The City of Ember Deluxe Edition

By: Jeanne DuPrau

Since 2003, readers of all ages have been captivated by Jeanne DuPrau's bestselling dystopian story about a doomed city and the two children determined to escape it. Now new and old fans alike can celebrate...


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Someone Else’s Life

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When Rosie’s mum, Trudie, passes away from a genetic disease, Rosie is torn about whether or not she should take the test to find out if she has the gene for developing Huntington’s...

The Kill Order (Maze Runner Prequel)

By: James Dashner

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Who suspected that there were men and woman evil enough to destroy civilization and mankind by infecting a mass of people with a highly contagious mutating disease that causes rage and lunacy?...

Happy Families

By: Tanita S. Davis

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Two smart kids. Twins – a boy and a girl even. Home in the suburbs. Good schools and jobs. The Nicholas family was living the American Dream. At least that’s what sophomore twins...


A Million Miles from Boston

By: Karen Day

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Lucy can’t wait for summer at the Point!  Her family spends every summer in this idyllic and sacred spot on the coast of Maine. Ever since her mom died from cancer when Lucy was six,...

The Books of Matt de la Pena

By: Matt de la Pena

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You Against Me

By: Jenny Downham

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A story that deals with sensitive issues of assault, this brave and unflinching novel is an honest and realistic portrayal when love comes between family bonds.  When Mikey’s sister claims...


You Against Me

By: Jenny Downham

If someone hurts your sister and you're any kind of man, you seek revenge.

If your brother's accused of a crime but says he didn't do it, you defend him.

When Mikey's sister claims...

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The City of Ember

By: Jeanne DuPrau

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Imagine living in a city that is running out of everything -- food, medicine, even electricity. Ember has no natural lighting -- only streetlamps that continually go out, thrusting the entire...