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A Crack in the Sky

By: Mark Peter Hughes

Thirteen-year-old Eli Papadopoulos is worried. Even though he’s a member of the most powerful family in the world. Even though his grandfather founded InfiniCorp, the massive corporation that runs...

The Seer and the Sword

By: Victoria Hanley

Legend states that there exists a mighty sword that makes its possessor invincible to his enemies. But there is a curse on anyone who lifts the sword for conquest. King Kareed of Archeld goes after this...

Time Bomb

By: Nigel Hinton

I’ve never told this story to anyone because when I was twelve I swore an oath in blood that I would never tell it. But the friends I swore it with are dead now, so it’s time to break that...

My Louisiana Sky

By: Kimberly Willis Holt

Tiger Ann Parker is smart in school and good at baseball, but she's forever teased about her family by the girls in class. Tiger Ann knows her folks are different from others in their small town of Saitter,...

Blood Brothers

By: S. A. Harazin

Without his job at the hospital, Clay would be lost. The hard work, the struggles of the patients, the drama in the ERÑit makes his days worth something, and gives focus to his dream of someday becoming...


By: S.E. Hinton

Kissing Doorknobs

By: Terry Spencer Hesser
with an afterward by: A.J. Allen M.D., Ph.D.

During her preschool years, Tara Sullivan lived in terror that something bad would happen to her mother while they were apart. In grade school, she panicked during the practice fire drills. Practice for...

The Last Exit to Normal

By: Micheal Harmon

It’s true: After 17-year-old Ben’s father announces he’s gay and the family splits apart, Ben does everything he can to tick him off: skip school, smoke pot, skateboard nonstop, get arrested....

Taming the Star Runner

By: S.E. Hinton

“A powerful story. . . . Travis is Everyteen: part insecure hell-raiser, part closet intellectual, prone to both sneers and tears. Hinton continues to grow more reflective in her books, but her great...


The Chamber of Five

By: Michael Harmon

In Jason’s world, money equals power and power equals control.  He easily climbs the ladder to success at theLambertSchoolfor the Gifted and is invited to join the exclusive ruling club,...

Alice-Miranda on Vacation


After her first term at Winchesterfield-Downsdordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, Alice-Miranda takes her friend Jacinta home for the holiday break.  The girls have great plans and...

Sisters of Glass


Can you ever imagine being told to marry a person you do not love, twenty years your elder ,  someone your parents choose for you simply because he has money and political power?  In fifteenth-century...

Sisters of Glass


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Flirting in Italian


Who can resist the beauty of the Italian countryside... or the wealth of gorgeous Italian boys it has to offer?  Certainly not Violet, who finds herself drawn to the country by an 18th...

10 Lucky Things That Have Happened to Me Since I Nearly Got Hit by Lightning

By: Mary Hershey

So my Dad was sent to prison, big deal. It's not like he killed someone or anything. He just stole some money. Okay, a lot of money. Even so, that doesn't mean me, Maxey, or my mom had anything...


By: Carl Hiaasen

Wahoo Cray’s father, an animal wrangler, hasn’t worked since a dead iguana fell from a tree and hit him in the head, causing a concussion. Now, Expedition Survival, the famous reality-TV...


By: Carl Hiaasen

The hysterical #1 New York Times bestseller from Newbery honoree Carl Hiaasen featuring gators, snakes, bats that bite, and reality show hosts gone wild!
When Wahoo Cray’s...

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The Whole Story of Half a Girl

By: Veera Hiranandani

Life is good for fifth grader Sonia Nadhamuniai. There are only two weeks until summer, when she can spend more time with best friend, Sam, and they can plan for next year’s play at their...

Squish #1: Super Amoeba

By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

Book Talks
It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  No, it’s…it’s…it’s Squish, Super Amoeba!  Join Squish, his amoeba friend, Pod, the very cute paramecium, Peggy, and the most evil amoeba of...

Eighth Grade Is Making Me Sick

By: Jennifer L. Holm
illustrated by: Elicia Castaldi

Ginny has big plans for eighth grade, and none of them involve her stepdad losing his job or a new baby on the way.  She's going to try out for cheerleading, join the Virtual Vampire Vixens,...

Annie and Helen

By: Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by: Raul Colon

"What is breathtakingly shown here, through accurate, cross-hatched watercolor paintings; excerpts from Sullivan’s correspondence to her former teacher; and concise and poetic language, is the woman’s...

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One Year in Coal Harbor

By: Polly Horvath

Readers rejoice—Primrose Squarp is back! The wise and curious heroine of the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle is facing another adventure-filled year in Coal Harbor.

Even though...

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Like Mandarin

By: Kirsten Hubbard

Book Talk
At age seven, Grace Carpenter was already a beauty pageant has-been. Seven years later, it’s her kindergarten-aged sister, Taffeta’s, turn to occupy her pageant- crazed mom’s time....

Paper Covers Rock

By: Jenny Hubbard

Book Talk
Four boys. A bottle of vodka. A forbidden river spot. The combination proves deadly. Alex Stromm begins his junior year at the all-boys Birch School by witnessing the death of his friend,...

Paper Covers Rock


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The Year of My Miraculous Reappearance

By: Catherine Ryan Hyde

Cynnie thinks her life can?t get any worse than it already is. She has an alcoholic mother, a younger brother with Down?s syndrome, and a father who is dead. Even though it?s...