17-year-old Joshua must rescue an alien who is being held captive by a man Joshua met on the internet.
Hysteria builds in a small town when a teenage boy is labeled as a disease-spreading alien.
Anne and her family moved to Amsterdam in 1933 after the Nazis gained power in Germany. She wrote a diary, which records her life from 12 June to 1 August 1944. Anne Frank died in early 1947
Primarily for kids and teens, this book tells the story of Caesar Chavez, who worked to change the lives of migrant farm workers in the United States.
Catie, who generally doesn't believe in chain letters-- a common superstition--throws away one such letter and bad things start happening around her.
Biography of the famous aviator. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
Explores the life and career of Coretta Scott King, from her childhood in Alabama, through her work with the civil rights movement, to her continuing efforts on behalf of the underprivileged.
High school junior Reece tried to break up with Natalie, but Natalie didn't like that idea. One of her favorite activities with Reece was to watch gory movies, the more gruesome the better. She liked to choose what they would do. She got jealous if he spent time with anyone, including his family. After the breakup, she began doing more and more to try to get him back, like sending dead flowers to his new girlfriend's parents, scratching words on his car, and eventually even kidnapping him. Will Reece survive being locked up in a remote spot while she has him at gunpoint?
When Brian investigates the mystery behind an old diary, he finds the answer to a long-buried family secret.
16-year old Mike isn't excited about his camping trip with his father and stepbrother. But when they wreck their SUV in the desert, can Mike find a way to save them?
When students in Tyler High start disappearing, Toddy Macon becomes the major suspect.
Explores the life of Ellen Ochoa from her childhood in California to her missions in space. On April 6, 1993, Ellen Ochoa, a mission specialist, sat in the space shuttle DISCOVERY, waiting for liftoff. As the launch pad rumbled and the engines ignited, the DISCOVERY exploded upward into the sky. With this space shuttle launch, Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina to enter space. A brilliant inventor and an experienced astronaut, Ochoa quickly moved up the ranks at NASA and toured schools throughout the country, encouraging students to follow their dreams.
Alonee's high school is holding a medieval fair where one junior will be crowned princess. Alonee is concerned when the selection process turns into a dramatic popularity contest where girls go to great lenghths to win.
Laura is the only one who can see the ghost of Todd Smith and discover the truth about his mysterious death.
The protagonist, Jaris discovers a boy's picture in an old school book looking just like him. He sets out to find the underlying dark secret.
When Ken's efforts to help end the Vietnam War fail, he is forced to decide where his loyalties lie.
Examines the life of the person who helped many people escape through the Underground Railroad during the Civil War.
Biography of the young deaf-blind girl who became a famous writer. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
Biography of the first black baseball player in the major leagues. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
This book traces the life of the thirty-ninth president from his childhood in Plains, Georgia, through his career in the Navy, to his term in the White House, as well as his later humanitarian and diplomatic efforts.
Tina returns to Albuquerque to help her mother overcome alcoholism, only to discover her own reputation is in tatters. Sequel to Please Don't Ask Me to Love You. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.
A new series focusing on the students of Bluford High School, these books feature contemporary, real-life stories that young adults will relate to, with important life lessons that are not too preachy.
Biography of the famous Indian leader who preached non-violence. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this biography series focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
Chronicles the life of Marcus Garvey, a fiery black leader who began a crusade for African Americans to fight against oppression in the early years of the twentieth century.
Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of softcover 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
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