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  • Hillary Frank

    Unconventional--yet effective--parenting strategies, carefully curated by the creator of the popular podcast The Longest Shortest Time Some of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted on a whim, often in moments of desperation. These 'weird parenting wins' were born of moments when the expert advice wasn't working, and instead of freaking out, these parents had a stroke of genius. For example, there's the dad who pig-snorted in his baby's ear to get her to stop crying, and the mom who made a 'flat daddy' out of cardboard and sat it at the dinner table when her kids were missing...read more

  • M. Anjelais

    Two teens are drawn together, promised to each other since childhood by their dreaming mothers. The girl is sweet, empathetic and ordinary. The boy: brilliant, charismatic - and ill. No one knows it yet, but he is incapable of feeling. Their relationship twists and turns to a terrifying climax about making the ultimate...read more

  • E.D. Baker

    Eight-year-old Maggie has a keen eye for noticing things in the Enchanted Forest that no one else does - like tiny flying horses with wings. One day Maggie stumbles upon an injured flying horse. The only way to help the horse is to take it to a kindly stableman named Bob, who cares for magical animals. But in order to do so, Maggie must set out on a journey through the Enchanted Forest, which is full of...read more

  • E.D. Baker

    Maggie is loving her new life now that she gets to help her friend, Bob, take care of magical animals at his stable. Not only does she help in his barn, but she also accompanies him on special trips to help injured animals. When she finds a hurt unicorn in the forest, Maggie sets off to rescue him. But along the way, they encounter a troll who plans to stop them. Will they reach the unicorn in...read more

  • E.D. Baker

    Eight-year-old Maggie has a keen eye for noticing things in the Enchanted Forest that no one else does - like unicorns, griffins and ... flying pigs! Maggie's newest chore at her friend Bob's stable is taking care of flying pigs - but they're not so easy to deal with! Maggie's used to putting up with a lot though, like her stepmother Zelia, who is trying to get Maggie's stepbrother Peter a job at the stable. Peter working with Maggie? Yeah, right! Maybe when pigs...read more

  • Laurence Klavan

    Fans of the Divergent and Hunger Games series will love Wasteland, the first installment of the Wasteland trilogy, by five-time Emmy Award–nominated writer Susan Kim and Edgar Award–winning Laurence Klavan. With heart-pounding thrills, this harrowing survival story is alive with action and intrigue. Welcome to the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic U.S. where no one lives past the age of 19. But an early death isn’t the only doom waiting around the corner: Everyone is forced to live under the looming threat of rampant disease and brutal attacks by the variants—hermaphroditic outcasts that live on the outskirts of Prin. Esther doesn’t care that her best friend, a variant, is...read more

  • Lauren DeStefano

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy: On the floating city of Internment, you can be anything you dream-- unless you approach the edge. Morgan Stockhour knows getting too close to the edge of Internment, the floating city in the clouds where she lives, can lead to madness. Even though her older brother, Lex, was a Jumper, Morgan vows never to end up like him. If she ever wonders about the ground, and why it is forbidden, she takes solace in her best friend, Pen, and in Basil, the boy she's engaged to marry. Then a murder, the first in a generation, rocks the city. With whispers swirling and fear on the wind, Morgan can no longer stop herself from...read more

  • Laurence Klavan

    The Emmy Award nominee and Edgar Award-winning duo return readers to the postapocalyptic teen world, the Wasteland, in this thrilling sequel. Bestselling author of Criminal, Karen Slaughter, called Wasteland "a Lord of the Flies for future generations. An irresistible page-turner." The former citizens of Prin are running out of time. The Source has been destroyed, so food is scarcer than ever. Tensions are rising . . . and then an earthquake hits. With heart-pounding adventure and suspense, the stakes are even higher for Esther, Caleb, and the rest of their clan. They're pinning all their hopes on the road . . . but what if it's the most dangerous place of...read more

  • M. Anjelais

    The closest he will ever come to happiness is when he's hurting her. Will she let him? A beautiful and twisted story of first love and innocence lost -- written when the author was just eighteen. Sphinxie and Cadence. Promised to each other in childhood. Drawn together again as teens. Sphinxie is sweet, compassionate, and plain. Cadence is brilliant, charismatic. Damaged. And diseased. When they were kids, he scarred her with a knife. Now, as his illness progresses, he becomes increasingly demanding. She wants to be loyal -- but fears for her life. Only the ultimate sacrifice will give this love an...read more

  • Kate Messner

    A little girl, out cross-country skiing with her father, thinks about the various ways familiar animals survive the harsh winter weather. Review Quotes: 'Utterly charming, and informative, to boot.' - Kirkus Reviews Review Quotes: 'Kate Messier... weaves a nature lesson' - USA Today Review Quotes: 'Beautifully rendered' - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review Review Quotes: '[A] lovely study of the ways animals spend the winter.' - Publishers Weekly, starred review Review Quotes: 'Throughout the book, Neal's crisp, clean mixed-media illustrations cleverly provide above- and belowground views, and Messner's back material will educate children about the subnivean zone and animal adaptations'...read more

  • Laurence Klavan

    The Emmy Award-nominated and Edgar Award-winning duo of Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan deliver a heart-pounding finale to the post-apocalyptic teen world of the Wasteland, filled with dramatic twists and turns. Bestselling author Karin Slaughter called the first book in the trilogy, Wasteland, "a Lord of the Flies for future generations. An irresistible page-turner." No one dares to leave the District—the towering structure of glass and steel that is their protection against the unruly bands of Outsiders that roam Mundreel and the deadly rain that carries the disease that kills everyone over the age of nineteen. This skyscraper stands amid the urban devastation, the city rumored to...read more

  • Lauren DeStefano

    After escaping the city of Internment, Morgan and her fellow fugitives land on the ground to finally learn about the world beneath their floating island home. The ground is a strange place where water falls from the sky as snow, and people watch moving pictures and visit speakeasies. A place where families can have as many children as they want, bury their dead in vast gardens of bodies, and where Internment is the feature of an amusement park. It is also a land at war. Everyone who fled Internment had their own reasons to escape their corrupt haven, but now they're caught under the watchful eye of another ruler who wants to dominate his world. They may have made it to the ground, but have...read more

  • Margo Rabb

    Acclaimed writer Margo Rabb’s Kissing in America is “a wonderful novel about friendship, love, travel, life, hope, poetry, intelligence, and the inner lives of girls,” raves internationally bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love). In the two years since her father died, sixteen-year-old Eva has found comfort in reading romance novels—118 of them, to be exact—to dull the pain of her loss that’s still so present. Her romantic fantasies become a reality when she meets Will, who can relate to Eva’s grief. Unfortunately, after Eva falls head-over-heels for him, he picks up and moves to California with barely any warning. Not wanting to lose the only person who...read more

  • Melissa Gorzelanczyk

    Aaryn, son of Cupid and Psyche, is determined to follow in his father's footsteps. On the night of his first assignment, without first logging in to the high-tech compatibility database, he shoots a ballet prodigy named Karma. Aaryn realizes too late the other arrow in his pack is useless. He can't shoot Danny, Karma's date, which makes the enchantment tragically one-sided. In the year that follows, Karma's destiny is derailed. One pregnancy confirmed. One ballet scholarship lost. Karma doesn't know that her toxic relationship with Danny is Aaryn's fault - but he's going to get a chance to make it right. Banished to earth as a human, Aaryn is given an impossible task: get Danny to marry...read more

  • Joelle Charbonneau

    'No one gets something for nothing. We all should know better.' Teenagers at Wisconsin's Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need . . . regardless of the consequences. Soon the site turns sinister, with simple pranks escalating to malicious crimes. The body count rises. In this chilling YA thriller, the author of the best-selling Testing trilogy examines not only the dark side of social media, but the dark side of human...read more

  • Lauren DeStefano

    War rages everywhere and Morgan is caught in the middle in the haunting conclusion of The Internment Chronicles, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy. The city is falling out of the sky. Morgan always thought it was just a saying. A metaphor. The words of the dying. But as they look up at the floating island that was their home, Pen and Morgan make a horrible discovery-Internment is sinking. And it's all Morgan's fault. Corrupted from the inside by one terrible king and assailed from the outside for precious resources by another, Internment could be destroyed because Morgan couldn't keep a secret. As two wars become one, Morgan must find a way to bring...read more

  • E.D. Baker

    From beloved author E. D. Baker comes the third book in her illustrated chapter book series about a spirited girl & magical creatures. Maggie loves her new life in the Enchanted Forest now that she gets to help her friend, Bob, take care of magical animals at his stable. Not only does she look out for the creatures in his barn, but she also accompanies him on special trips to save injured ones. When they hear about a hurt unicorn in the forest, Maggie and Bob set off to find and rescue him. But along the way, Maggie's stepbrother Peter has his own plans to stop them. Will they reach the unicorn in time? This series is perfect for fans of Princess Ponies, Magic Horses, and Critter...read more

  • Suzanne Myers

    A few weeks into her sophomore year at Ventura High School in California, everything changes for Wren Verlaine. It's always been just Wren and her mother, Hannah. But when Hannah receives a reporting assignment in Greenland for six months, Wren is shipped off to Hardwick Hall: Hannah's alma mater back East, which she's refused to discuss for as long as Wren can remember. Wren tries to befriend her suitemate, Honor, but Honor looks right through her as if she isn't there. At least Wren finds an escape in hanging out with cute rowers, like the adorably crinkly eyed Nick, or in riding horses, which she discovers she loves. She finds her niche in the campus's underground music scene with...read more

  • Emma Wunsch

    A whip-smart, heart-wrenching YA debut about a film-obsessed teen who must choose between playing sidekick to her charismatic brother or being her own leading lady In the movie version of Amelia's life, the roles have always been clear. Her older brother, Toby: definitely the Star. As popular with the stoners as he is with the cheerleaders, Toby is someone you'd pay ten bucks to watch sweep Battle of the Bands and build a 'beach party' in the bathroom. As for Amelia? She's Toby Anderson's Younger Sister. She's perfectly happy to watch Toby's hijinks from the sidelines, when she's not engrossed in one of her elaborately themed Netflix movie marathons. But recently Toby's been acting in a...read more

  • E.D. Baker

    From beloved author E. D. Baker comes a delightful new, illustrated chapter book series about a spirited girl and magical creatures. In this first book of a charming new chapter book series by E. D. Baker, one girl has the magical adventure of her young life! Eight-year-old Maggie has a keen eye for noticing things in the Enchanted Forest that no one else does-like unicorns, griffins, and tiny flying horses with wings. One day while Maggie is herding sheep with her pesky stepbrother, she stumbles upon an injured flying horse. Maggie's heard of a stable that might be able to help, but it's all the way on the other side of the forest. Maggie must set out on a journey full of dangerous trolls,...read more