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The Girl in the Park

By: Mariah Fredericks

When Wendy Geller's body is found in Central Park after the night of a rager, newspaper headlines scream,"Death in the Park: Party Girl Found Strangled." But shy Rain, once Wendy's best friend, knows there...

Tending to Grace

By: Kimberly Newton Fusco

Lenore is Cornelia’s mother—and Cornelia’s fix-up project. What does it matter that Cornelia won’t talk to anyone and is always stuck in the easiest English class at school, even...

Borrowed Light

By: Anna Fienberg

Sixteen-year-old Callisto May feels a deep connection to astronomy. She can name all the moons of Jupiter and even tell you the dimensions of the Great Red Spot. But she feels completely alone on planet...


One-Eyed Cat

By: Paula Fox

Eleven-year-old Ned shoots a forbidden gun just once on a moonlit night and then is haunted by a guilty fear. Was it his shot that wounded the one-eyed cat?

Harriet the Spy: 50th Anniversary Edition

By: Louise Fitzhugh

This special 50th Anniversary Edition of the classic and ground-breaking coming-of-age novel, Harriet the Spy, includes tributes by Judy Blume, Meg Cabot, Lois Lowry, Rebecca Stead, and many more,...

The Midnight Dress

By: Karen Foxlee

Quiet misfit Rose doesn't expect to fall in love with the sleepy beach town of Leonora. Nor does she expect to become fast friends with beautiful, vivacious Pearl Kelly, organizer of the high school float...


Sphinx's Queen

By: Esther Friesner

Esther Friesner's fanbase is growing. Readers who love girl-centric teen fantasy/adventure are happily following her from ancient Greece to ancient Egypt and beyond.Overnight, every aspect of Nefertiti's...

The Black Stallion's Blood Bay Colt

By: Walter Farley

He had his mother's champion bloodlines and his father's fiery spirit!

Sphinx's Queen

By: Esther Friesner

Ancient Egypt springs to life in this enthralling sequel to Sphinx’s Princess. As she did in Nobody’s Princess and Nobody’s Prize, author Esther Friesner offers readers a fresh look at...


Resources

Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics

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BOOK TALK
Teen reporter, Susan Carol, finds herself thrust into the limelight as the hottest swimming sensation leading up to the Olympics.  Stevie Thomas, her boyfriend and fellow reporter, struggles...

The ABC’s of Kissing Boys

By: Tina Ferraro

BOOK TALKS
Appalled :
An understatement for how junior Parker Stanhope feels when she is put on the JV soccer team  especially when all of her friends make varsity.
 Blindsided :
...

On the Day I Died

By: Candace Fleming

BOOK TALK
After an almost fatal crash, Mike finds his way into a cemetery filled with the graves of teenagers, and each one of the teens has a story to tell about their death. These ghost stories...


Brendan Buckley’s Sixth-Grade Experiment

By: Sundee T. Frazier

BOOK TALK
Science competitions, an almost-girlfriend, fights with his best friend… Brendan Buckley’s debut into middle school isn’t going exactly as he planned.  First, he isn’t sure his...

The Girl in the Park

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BOOK TALK
Kids born into wealth have it easier than everyone else, right?  Then why does Rain’s friend turn up dead?  When it comes to teenagers, wealth sometimes creates more problems than it...

Spirit’s Princess

By: Esther Friesner

BOOK TALK
Step back to early Japan in this latest gripping novel by Friesner of strong young women in history.  Young Himiko, daughter of the chieftain of the Matsu clan, tries to deny that the spirits...


Beholding Bee

By: Kimberly Newton Fusco

BOOK TALK
Orphan. Outcast. Freak. Bee is all of those things. She is taunted by almost everyone because of the birthmark on her face. There are no options for a home or family. She has lived her entire...