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

By: Mary Hershey

Kids who love humor will love Effie Maloney.Effie Maloney's life is perfect now that she has two best friends, Nit and Aurora. Effie's feeling lucky—until the Valentine's Day fiasco at their school,...

10 Things to Do Before I Die

By: Daniel Ehrenhaft

1) Lose my virginity2) Apologize to Rachel3) Get back at Biff4) Jam and party with Shakes the Clown5) Laugh in death’s face6) Go to Africa7) Rob a bank8) Tell Mark to screw himself9) Find out why...

100 Cupboards

By: N. D. Wilson

Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one night to find bits of plaster in his hair. Two knobs have broken through the wall above his bed and one of them is slowly turning . . .Henry scrapes the plaster...


1001 Cranes

By: Naomi Hirahara

WHEN 12-YEAR-OLD ANGELA Kato arrives in L.A., the last thing she wants to do is spend the entire summer with her grandparents. But in the Kato family, one is never permitted to complain. Grandma Michi...

145th Street: Short Stories

By: Walter Dean Myers

An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults  New Bonus Content:-Q&A with Walter Dean Myers-Teaser chapter from On a Clear Day-Excerpt from HoopsThe first week of his senior year, everything...

3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

summer is a time to grow seedsPolly has an idea that she can't stop thinking about, one that involves changing a few things about herself. She's setting her sights on a more glamorous life, but it's going...


30 Days to Finding and Keeping Sassy Sidekicks and BFFs

By: Clea Hantman

Where would Jennifer be without Courtney? How about Drew and no Cameron? Life is just more fun with friends. And who doesn’t want a sidekick in case there’s ever a need to fight crime or solve...

33 Things Every Girl Should Know

By: Edited by Tonya Bolden

Natalie Merchant. Sigourney Weaver. Tabitha Soren. Wendy Wasserstein. Rebecca Lobo. Lauren Hutton. Anita Roddick. Lynda Barry. These are among the thirty-three extraordinary women who lend their diverse...

33 Things Every Girl Should Know About Women's History

By: Edited by Tonya Bolden

Here’s the perfect book for anyone interested in learning more about girls and women in the United States from the 18th century to the present. Featuring contributions from a wide variety of women,...


Resources

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

By: Mary Hershey

BOOK TALK
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...

10 Things to Do Before I Die

By: Daniel Ehrenhaft

Ted Burger sets out on the wildest adventure of his humorous but short life. After accidentally eating poisoned french fries at the Circle Eat Diner, he discovers there is no antidote, and his ordinary...

100 Cupboards

By: N. D. Wilson

BOOK TALK
Henry York has a dream. He is standing on a hill near a large stone, under an ancient tree, with his pet wolf at his side. Something about the place, the stone, and the tree feels vaguely...


1001 Cranes

By: Naomi Hirahara

BOOK TALK
Angie was looking forward to a summer of fun in the sun with friends, lazy days at the beach, and ice cream cones. Unfortunately, Angie's mom has different plans for her daughter. Angie...

2014 Read Across America Classroom Activity Guide

By: Random House

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2014 Summer Reading Brochure

By: Random House

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3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

BOOK TALK
Entering high school marks a new chapter in a young person's life, which is marked by many changes. Not only do you change schools but your body changes, your attitudes and desires can change,...