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Books

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...

Wise Child

By: Monica Furlong

In a remote Scottish village, nine-year-old Wise Child is taken in by Juniper, a healer and sorceress. Then Wise Child’s mother, Maeve, a black witch, reappears. In choosing between Maeve and Juniper,...

Whirligig

By: Paul Fleischman

Brent Bishop longs to have the popular Brianna strolling around school on his arm. But when she rejects him at a classmate's party, Brent's hopes for popularity are instantly shattered. Devastated, he...


Deception's Pawn

By: Esther Friesner

Fortune favors the bold in this adventurous tale of broken friendships, forbidden love, and a fiery heroine’s journey to escape the role into which she was born. Perfect for YA fantasy fans of Shannon...

Deception's Princess

By: Esther Friesner

Some lies lead to true adventure. . . .Maeve, princess of Connacht, was born with her fists clenched. And it's her spirit and courage that make Maeve her father's favorite daughter. But once he becomes...

Spirit's Chosen

By: Esther Friesner

From princess to slave in the blink of an eye. . . .Himiko's world is falling apart. An attack by a rival clan, the Ookami, has left many from her tribe dead or enslaved. Amid the chaos and fear, Himiko...


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...