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Wedgieman: A Hero Is Born

By: Charise Mericle Harper
illustrated by: Bob Shea

In The Adventures of Wedgieman: A Hero Is Born, young readers will follow Veggiebaby from his humble beginnings on his journey to becoming Veggieman. Um, make that Wedgieman, since that's what the kids...

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...

Barry: The Bravest Saint Bernard

By: Lynn Hall
illustrated by: Antonio Castro

Illus. in full color. This is the true-life story of Barry, a remarkable Saint Bernard who gained worldwide fame for rescuing more than 40 people trapped under avalanches.


Stick

By: Michael Harmon

“Stick” is the best wide receiver in the history of his high school—the football seems magnetically drawn to his hands, hence his nickname.   Preston is an outcast, and his pipsqueak...

Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)

By: Laura Hillenbrand

The #1 New York Times bestseller, which is also a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie, has now been adapted by the author for young adults. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting...

Tex

By: S. E. Hinton

From the best-selling author of The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton's Tex explores friendships, conflict, depression, self-destructive behavior, and truth and acceptance. This edition includes a new and exclusive...


Wedgieman to the Rescue

By: Charise Mericle Harper
illustrated by: Bob Shea

Following his debut in Wedgieman: A Hero Is Born, our superhero continues on his mission to get children to eat their vegetables. Until he meets Bad Dude and his secret inventions, that is. Bad...

The Iron Giant

By: Ted Hughes

An iron giant saves the world in this contemporary classic.A mysterious creature stalks the land, eating barbed wire and devouring tractors and plows. The farmers are mystified—and terrified. And...

Inside Delta Force

By: Eric Haney

The Story of America’s Elite Counterterrorist UnitEric L. Haney Command Sergeant Major, USA (ret.)They are the U.S. Army’s most elite, top-secret strike force. But you won’t hear about...