Miles Morales: Spider Man
Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He's even got a scholarship spot at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he's Spider Man.
When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from Nefarian Serpine's evil plans.
The Lie Tree
Fourteen-year-old Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal, and discovers a tree that feeds upon lies and gives those who eat its fruit visions of truth.
In an alternate 1914 Europe, 15-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, running from the Clanker Powers who are trying to take over the globe, forms an alliance with Deryn, who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly.
The Screaming Staircase
Three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency battle an epidemic of ghosts in London.
In this futuristic take on Cinderella, plague ravages the overcrowded Earth and Cinder, a gifted cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world.
Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, happy life, until she falls in love days before her 18th birthday and her treatment.
Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illéa, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection, a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illéa's prince.
In a small town near Chicago in 1953, 12-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, but taking over his hospitalized sister's paper route introduces him to neighbors he comes to rely on for help.
The Hired Girl
Laura Amy Schlitz
Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs lives on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania but yearns for real life and true love. Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself.
One Came Home
In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgie sets out to find her sister Agatha, who is presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in.
Shadow on the Mountain
In Nazi-occupied Norway, fourteen-year-old Espen joins the resistance movement, graduating from deliverer of illegal newspapers to courier and spy.
This graphic novel presents the life of Georgia congressman John Lewis, focusing on his youth in rural Alabama, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.
In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been painstakingly developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions.
Pamela S. Turner
This epic tale of warriors, bravery, rebellion, and revenge reads like a novel but is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history.
Jim Thorpe: Super athlete, Olympic gold medalist, Native American. Pop Warner: Indomitable coach, football mastermind, Ivy League grad. Before these men became legends, they met in 1907 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, where they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history.
Soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.
Travis Gardner lives to play quarterback. He's a standout QB by the middle school, and he's prepared to put everything he has into the game. Then Gainesville University's head coach makes Travis a promise: Travis will have a place on the team, and a scholarship to go with it. He just has to get through high school first.
Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip
After an injury ends former star pitcher Peter Friedman's athletic dreams, he concentrates on photography, which leads him to a girlfriend, new fame as a high-school sports photographer, and a deeper relationship with his beloved grandfather.
When sophomore Shane Hunter's father is arrested for money laundering at his Lexus dealership, the star pitcher's life of affluence and private school begins to fall apart.
Fiona claims she is visiting a parallel universe, where a nefarious being called the Riverman is stealing the souls of children, and she fears her soul may be next.
The Wrong Train
Jeremy de Quidt
Imagine you've just managed to catch your train and you realize it's the wrong one. You'd be annoyed of course, but not scared . . . Yet.
Orson Scott Card
Andrew "Ender" Wiggin thinks he is playing computer games. But in reality he is being trained to be the military genius that the planet needs in its all-out war with an alien enemy.
Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment
After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "birdkids," the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.