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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

By: E.L. Konigsburg

When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation.  And she would live in comfort-at the Metropolitan...

The Jungle Book

By: Rudyard Kipling
introduction by: Neil Gaiman

Imagine growing up among wolves, being friends with a panther and a bear, and hunting the most fearsome animal in the wild—the man-killing tiger Shere Khan. Rudyard Kipling portrays the exciting...

The Mirrored Shard: The Iron Codex Book Three

By: Caitlin Kittredge

Aoife Grayson must face death to win back Dean—the love who was ripped from the Iron Lands of the living when he was shot in the arctic north. But getting to the Deadlands is something that Aoife...


7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

By: Amber Kizer

Okay, so here's the deal: there are books about volcanoes erupting and meteorites hitting Earth and plane crashes where the survivors have to eat people—those are extraordinary crises. That's not...

The Monster Variations

By: Daniel Kraus

This fast-paced read will keep readers on the edge of their seats!Someone is killing boys in a small town. The murder weapon is a truck, and the only protection is a curfew enacted to keep kids off the...

The Order of Odd-Fish

By: James Kennedy

JO LAROUCHE HAS lived her 13 years in the California desert with her Aunt Lily, ever since she was dropped on Lily’s doorstep with this note: This is Jo. Please take care of her. But beware. This...


Blood and Chocolate

By: Annette Curtis Klause

Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf. At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. But Vivian still grieves...

Spider Sparrow

By: Dick King-Smith

Spider Sparrow has always been different. Abandoned as an infant in a lambing pen and adopted by a kindly shepherd and his wife, Spider’s life is unusual from the start. As he grows, it becomes clear...

Between Two Worlds

By: Katherine Kirkpatrick

Inspired by a true story, Between Two Worlds is an impassioned coming-of-age novel set in a land of breathtaking beauty and danger, where nature and love are powerful and unpredictable forces. On...


Resources

Almost Perfect

By: Brian Katcher

BOOK TALK
 
Senior year in his small town high school should be perfect for Logan Witherspoon. But when he finds out his girlfriend of three years slept with another guy, depression sets...

Fallen

By: Lauren Kate

BOOK TALK
After a tragic event at her old school, Luce is tormented by those who call her Witch and Murderer, so her parents enroll her at the Sword and Cross reform school. She spends years in therapy...

The Iron Thorn The Iron Codex Book One

By: Caitlin Kittredge

Book Talk
Aoife dreams of becoming an engineer who works on the powerful Engine that runs the city but lives with the ever-present fear of following in her family’s footsteps and going mad on her...


The Nightmare Garden: The Iron Codex Book Two

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BOOK TALK
This sequel to The Iron Thorn opens with shocking speed as Aoife Grayson and the one man she trusts, Dean Harrison, flee after she has destroyed the Lovecraft Engine.  Haunted by terrifying...

7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes

By: Amber Kizer

Book Talk
In sassy, rant-prone Gert Garibaldi’s world, there are seven kinds of “ordinary catastrophes”: high school, boys, heartbreak, family, jobs, friends, and the future.  And, unfortunately...

Write Before Your Eyes

By: Lisa Williams Kline

BOOK TALK
 
If you could alter anything in your life just by writing it down, what would you want to change? Gracie finds an old blue journal at a yard sale and discovers that whatever she...