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  • Details about The Lightning Thief

    The Lightning Thief

    Rick Riordan

    Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out, she knows it's time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he'll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that t……more

  • Details about The City of Ember

    The City of Ember

    by Jeanne DuPrau

    The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever! This stunning debut novel offers refreshingly clear writing and fascinating, original characters. From the Hardcover edition.…more

  • Details about Holes

    Holes

    [compiled by Jennifer Welvaert].

    Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes: five feet wide and five feet deep. It doesn't take long for Stanley to realize there's more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boy……more

  • Details about I'd tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you

    I'd tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you

    by Ally Carter.

    The Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women is a fairly typical all-girls' school--except that it's a school for spies. Cammie Morgan may be an elite spy-in-training, but she's also beginning her most dangerous mission--she's falling in love. Hyperion Books for Children/Miramax Books…more

  • Details about When You Reach Me

    When You Reach Me

    by Rebecca Stead

    Winner of the 2010 John Newbery Medal Four mysterious letters change Miranda's world forever. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, like the local grocery store, and they know whom to avoid, like the crazy guy on the corner. But things start to unravel. Sal gets punched by a new kid for what seems like no reason, and he shuts Miranda out of his life. The apartment key that Miranda's mom keeps hidd……more

  • Details about The wolves in the walls

    The wolves in the walls

    written by Neil Gaiman. Ill. by Dave McKean.

    Lucy is sure there are wolves living in her walls--and everyone says if the wolves make their way out it is all over for her and her family. A "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book and bestseller. Full color.…more

  • Details about The Giver

    The Giver

    Lois Lowry.

    When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from "The Giver". Now, it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.…more

  • Details about Stargirl

    Stargirl

    Jerry Spinelli.

    Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of “Stargirl, Stargirl.” She captures Leo Borlock’s heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica High are enchanted. At first. Then they turn on her. Stargirl is suddenly shunned for everything that makes her different, and Leo, panicked and desperate with love, urges her to become the very thing that……more