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The book in a four-part series. Amy Flowers refuses to be labeled, and she can't wait for seventh grade at Allington Academy. The academics, the art program--and the look on snotty Jenelle's face when she sees that Amy is daring to invade her turf.
Amy Flowers just started seventh grade at super-exclusive Allington Academy, and she's taking the school by storm! When Amy's unique sense of style lands her a spot in a local fashion event, she ends up stealing the show. Now she's accidentally famous, and everyone at school wants Amy's advice. It's fun being the center of attention, but will all the fashion passion cost her Academic Challenge team the championship?
This delicious new series from New York Times bestselling author Lisa Papademetriou is a real treat -- full of humor and heart and cupcakes! Confession: My life is soooo not sprinkles and sunshine . . . Hayley's world is far from perfect: her parents have divorced, her mom has lost her job, and she and her sister Chloe are stuck sharing a bedroom in their grandmother's apartment. Luckily, Hayley has a knack for baking cupcakes -- and cupcakes always make life just a little sweeter! But when she and her best friend Artie start drifting apart, she realizes that it's going to take more than sugar and spice to make things nice.
Confession: Hayley's in another sticky situation . . . Hayley and her little sister, Chloe, have just moved into their grandmother's house with their mom, who recently divorced their dad and now runs the family's tea shop. With her knack for baking, Hayley helps out too, but her newfound talent seems to have cost her her best friend, Artie. Now Hayley's crushing on someone who might just be Artie's new boyfriend. This mess really takes the cake!
Confession: Breaking up with my best friend is harder than I thought. . . . Hayley, her little sister, Chloe, and their mom have finally settled into their new home above their Gran's tea shop. But things at school aren't so peachy. Hayley's former best friend, Artie, is back in the picture and getting between Hayley and her new pal Meghan. Artie and Meghan are like oil and water -- they just don't mix! This looks like another recipe for disaster!
The delicious conclusion to a funny and heartwarming series! Hayley's family's tea shop is abuzz with some great news: Gran's getting married! It looks like Hayley's in charge of making the best wedding cake ever, and that will be . . . well, a piece of cake! Now that Hayley's mom is getting serious with her new boyfriend and Hayley's dad is acting like a parent again, everything seems to be falling into place. But will there be a happy ending for Hayley?
DON'T WE ALL harbor the secret wish that we won't have to work for it? That luck--be it a spin of the wheel, a hop of the dice, the right card at the right moment--might just choose to favor us, whether we deserve it or not? That universal desire, along with many others, is played out in the lives of three teens who hope to beat the house, and control their futures. Come meet: * Sanjay, who wants to be much more than the dutiful, hardworking immigrant's son * Kat, who wants enough cash to run as far as she can, from her past and who she's afraid she might become * Jerrica, who thinks she can foresee the cards, and maybe make them be what she needs them to be. Each is irresistibly drawn to gambling's alluring flirt, and to entanglements with each other, and within themselves. Themes of obsession and other risky business fuel the pages of this fast-moving, provocative tale. From the Hardcover edition.
At the end of Siren's Storm, the Sirens were defeated, and now the town of Walfang is once again a peaceful beach community.Or is it? Gretchen and Will are still haunted by the memories of the night the Sirens were destroyed--Gretchen because she can't remember what happened and Will because he doesn't know how to tell Gretchen what he saw. He doesn't even understand what he saw, but he does know now that Gretchen is more than what she seems, more than a human girl. And at the same time, he is more in love with her than ever.Gretchen knows there's something wrong, too. She feels like an alien in her own body, but she doesn't know why. And she feels a presence stalking her at every turn. Have the Sirens returned to Walfang? Or has some other force come to claim her?From the Hardcover edition.
In James Patterson's first highly illustrated "diary fiction" story for teens, the mega-bestselling author's most endearing and original teen heroine ever proves that everyone can use a helping hand once in a while.Margaret "Cuckoo" Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she's turning over a new leaf with her "Operation Happiness". She's determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her favorite literary characters.Cuckoo's also got a nearly impossible mission: she, along with her misfit band of self-deprecating friends (who call themselves "the Freakshow") decide to bridge the gap between warring cliques and "bring the Nations together". Not everyone is so willing to join hands and get along, but Cuckoo never stops smiling... until one of her closest friends, pushed to desperation by a Hater prank, decides that enough is enough.
Nicolette Spicer ("Nick" to her friends) is a tomboy through and through. While her friends focus on shopping and lip gloss, Nick would rather buy new basketball shoes and practice her free throw.
Iridessa likes things neat and orderly, but that's not easy when she finds herself lost at sea! Even worse, she's trapped inside a bottle stolen from Captain Hook's pirate ship. But, luckily, Iridessa has company--Tinker Bell, Pixie Hollow's most famous adventurer. As the two friends bob along, they cross paths with all sorts of unusual creatures, from crocodiles to flying fish to beautiful, selfish mermaids. And gradually, Iridessa learns something new--a little adventure isn't always such a bad thing!
Frannie and her best friend Marcus are both "boyfriend virgins," but Marcus has an excuse--eligible gay boys are hard to come by in their small Illinois town. Frannie is desperate to get the attention of her crush, Jeffrey, but she's way too shy to make a move. Marcus insists that Frannie chat with Jeffrey online, but Frannie won't type a word without Marcus's help. In the chat room, Marcus and Jeffrey hit it off.The whole plan seems to be working! But the more Marcus writes, the more he's convinced that Jeffrey is falling for him, not Frannie.Whose romance is this anyway?
Frannie is desperate to get the attention of her crush, Jeffrey, but too shy to make a move. Frannie's gay best friend, Marcus, advises her to get the ball rolling by chatting with Jeffrey online, but Frannie won't type a word.<P><P> Marcus takes over at the keyboard, and soon his plan is a success! But the more he chats, the more it seems Jeffrey is falling for Marcus, not Frannie. Whose romance is this, anyway?
Previously published as Middle School: My Brother is a Big Fat Liar. From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series! Georgia Khatchadorian--the sister of the star of the first two Middle School books, Rafe Khatchadorian--plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother failed. She's even bet him that she'll quickly become one of the most popular girls in school. But Rafe left a big mark at HVMS, and no one will give Georgia a chance! Even worse, Rafe has sneakily set her up to embarrass herself in front of the snooty "Princesses" who run the school and the boy who's caught her eye. Will she be able to overcome her fears and win her bet with Rafe? Find out THE TRUTH about Rafe Khatchadorian's sister in the first Middle School story from the point of view of the hilarious Georgia--a girl who's ready to speak her mind!
From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series!Georgia Khatchadorian plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother failed. She's even bet him that she'll quickly become one of the most popular girls in school. But Rafe left a big mark at HVMS, and no one will give Georgia a chance! Even worse, Rafe has sneakily signed up her band to play at the school dance, and she's terrified to embarrass herself in front of the snooty "Princesses" who run the school and the boy who's caught her eye. Will she be able to overcome her fears and win her bet with Rafe? Find out THE TRUTH about Rafe Khatchadorian's sister in the first Middle School story from the point of view of the hilarious Georgia--a girl who's ready to speak her mind!
Poor Rani! It isn't easy being the only fairy in Pixie Hollow who doesn't have wings. She doesn't feel she really belongs with the water-talent fairies anymore. In fact, maybe she doesn't belong with any fairies at all! Rani leaves Pixie Hollow and goes to the Mermaid Lagoon. She learns how to breathe underwater. She gets to visit the mermaids' beautiful castle. The mermaids fix her hair and dress her up. But Rani doesn't quite fit in with the mermaids, either. So just where does she belong?
Rosetta and Fawn are complete opposites. Rosetta loves dressing up in pretty clothes. Fawn would rather play a dusty game of acorn ball. The two friends can never agree on what's fun. Then Queen Clarion hosts a fancy dinner, and Fawn doesn't want to go. So Rosetta makes a deal with her. If Fawn dresses up for the dinner and minds her manners, Rosetta will spend a day doing whatever Fawn wants. Rosetta thinks it's the perfect plan. But she never imagines what Fawn has in mind! Can their friendship survive a day of frogs, mud, and . . . worms?
Nothing has been the same for Will ever since what happened last summer. One day, on an ordinary sailing trip with his brother, there is a strange accident. When Will wakes up, he learns his brother has disappeared, presumed drowned. Worst of all, Will can't remember what happened--his family finds him unconscious, with no memory of the accident.Now Will and his best friend and neighbor, Gretchen, are starting a new summer. Gretchen seems troubled--her sleepwalking habit is getting worse, and she keeps waking up closer and closer to the water. Will is drawn to Asia, the exotic new girl in town. Nobody knows where she's from--all Will knows is that her beauty and her mesmerizing voice have a powerful effect on people.Then there is another mysterious drowning, and Will and Gretchen begin to wonder: Is Asia just another beautiful, wealthy summer resident? Or is she something entirely more sinister . . . and inhuman?From the Hardcover edition.
Bestseller and author of the popular middle grade series Confectionately Yours Lisa Papademetriou is back with a magical, page-turning adventure for readers of all ages--a touching tale about destiny and the invisible threads that link us all, ultimately, to one another.Kai and Leila are both finally having an adventure. For Leila, that means a globe-crossing journey to visit family in Pakistan for the summer; for Kai, it means being stuck with her crazy great-aunt in Texas while her mom looks for a job. In each of their bedrooms, they discover a copy of a blank, old book called The Exquisite Corpse. Kai writes three words on the first page--and suddenly, they magically appear in Leila's copy on the other side of the planet. Kai's words are soon followed by line after line of the long-ago, romantic tale of Ralph T. Flabbergast and his forever-love, Edwina Pickle. As the two take turns writing, the tale unfolds, connecting both girls to each other, and to the past, in a way they never could have imagined.A heartfelt, vividly told multicultural story about fate and how our stories shape it.
A Very Lizzie Summer (Lizzie McGuire Super Special): Get ready to jump into summer with this super-sized, totally original Lizzie McGuire junior novel! It's summertime and the living is sweet. Er, well, it's going to be if Lizzie finishes at the top of her junior lifeguard class. Then she'll get to assist that hottie head lifeguard at the Hillridge Community Pool for the rest of the summer. There's only one snag-Queen of Mean Kate Sanders wants the top spot too. Hello! Can you say sabotage? Will Lizzie get sunk or will she get a summer job near a hunk? Meanwhile, Lizzie's best friend, Miranda, starts crushin' on an Internet chat pal. And her other bestie, Gordo, gets an extremely disturbing extreme makeover. Get psyched for a sizzling summer with Lizzie!
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