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.
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 Princess Bride
Westley goes off to seek his fortune after declaring his love for Buttercup, the most beautiful girl in the world, but their relationship is put to the test when his ship is captured by pirates and she is summoned to become the bride of the prince.
When Nick and Allie are killed in a car crash, they end up in Everlost, or limbo for lost souls, where although Nick is satisfied, Allie will stop at nothing, even skinjacking, to break free.
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.
The Making of a Navy Seal
This behind-the-scenes introduction to the elite military sniper program describes experiences that inspired the author's dream of becoming a SEAL and his work as a trainer for some of America's top snipers.
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.
The Borden Murders
This book examines the Borden murders, using newspaper articles to recreate the events and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden and exploring Lizzie's story to theorize on what may have happened.
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.
Walter Dean Myers
Drew wants nothing more than to play college basketball after high school, but his coach thinks he's playing only for himself and not the team.
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.
The Maze Runner
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
In Tally's world, reaching 16 brings an operation that turns you from ugly to pretty and Tally's almost there, but when her friend runs away, Tally learns about a new side of pretty world and must choose between betrayal and never turning pretty.
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.
In a future Chicago, 16-year-old Beatrice must choose among a faction, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she does not fit into any one group.