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Coming of Age : By Author : z


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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

By: Paul Zindel

Beatrice was a mother . . . and the embittered  ringmaster of the circus Hunsdorfer featuring three  generations of crazy ladies living under the  sloppiest big top on earth....

The Pigman

By: Paul Zindel

Meet Mr. Pignati, a lonely old man with a beer belly and an awful secret. He's the Pigman, and he's got a great big twinkling smile. When John and Lorraine, two high school sophomores, meet Mr. Pignati,...

Pardon Me, You're Stepping On My Eyeball

By: Paul Zindel

Fifteen-year-old "Marsh" Mellow thinks  the whole world hates him. Then he meets Edna  Shinglebox, a classmate who looks as freaky and  depressed as he is. Even...


I Never Loved Your Mind

By: Paul Zindel

At 17, Dewey Daniels is fed up with his boring high school and decides to drop out, taking a part-time job at Richmond Valley Hospital. one day he catches fellow dropout Yvette Goethals stealing hospital...

I Am the Messenger

By: Markus Zusak

 By the author of the extraordinary international bestseller The Book Thief, this is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.  Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without...

Sass & Serendipity

By: Jennifer Ziegler

For Daphne, the glass is always half full. A situation is better managed with a dab of lip gloss, and the boy of her dreams—the one she's read about in all of her novels—is waiting for her...


The Book Thief

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany....

Four Seasons

By: Jane Breskin Zalben

Allegra Katz has been playing piano since she was four. But these aren't just any piano lessons. She studies at the Julliard School in New York, where careers are being formed—or not.Between strict...

The Book Thief

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany....


Resources

Dust Girl

By: Sarah Zettel

BOOK TALK
In the Dust Bowl of Kansas in 1935, dust literally covered everything, inside and out. Times were bad everywhere and the hotel that her mother owned barely had any business. She had never...