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A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB. Best friends James Bowen and street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in BOB: NO ORDINARY CAT James, with Bob's help, has begun to find his way in the world. Along with the adventures and the fun there have been tough times too, but through moments of real danger and sometimes illness Bob has always been there as James' protector and guardian angel. FOR THE LOVE OF BOB is the is the incredible story of James and Bob's life-saving friendship, and the lessons James has learnt from his street-wise cat.
Chorkle and its human friends Hollins, twins Becky and Nicki, and Little Gus (who is now lobbying to be called Medium Gus) have been warped to a strange new galaxy. When Kalac is stranded on neighboring planet Kyral, the gang takes matters into its own hands (and thol'grazes) and sets off on a daring rescue mission. Along the way, they'll befriend a whole new species and form some very unlikely alliances, all while navigating bizarre and dangerous terrain. Can they manage to save Kalac? Or are they doomed to warp through the galaxy forever? With brilliant prose and unforgettable characters, For the Love of Gelo is filled with adventure, laughs, and a ton of heart. "O'Donnell's debut is an imaginative, smart and laugh-out-loud adventure. Chorkle is charming, and its alien perspective on the human invaders and the ensuing culture clash never falters."--Kirkus
Ryan Taylor is a hunk with an attitude. He's learned about life the hard way, and now no ties can hold him down--especially the emotional kind. Jessica Wakefield always gets what she wants. And now she wants head lifeguard Ryan Taylor. Can Jessica beat the competition and swim her way into Ryan's heart? Elizabeth Wakefield can't do anything right! And if she messes up one more time, she won't make lifeguard this year. Elizabeth needs to prove she can work harder than anyone else. But if gorgeous Ryan doesn't cut her a break soon, she may drown in the attempt.
When a record executive arrives at Camp Rock, Tess is determined to outshine everyone and land the recording deal of a lifetime. The only problem? The record executive isn't at camp for the singing, he´s there for the food! Now Tess will have to get help from the unlikeliest of people--Mitchie.
A provocative and exhilarating tale of teen rebellion against global corporations from the New York Times bestselling author of Little Brother, a a call to arms for a new generation. Not far in the future, in the twenty-first century, it's not just capital that's globalized: labour is too. Workers in special economic zones are trapped in lives of poverty with no trade unions to represent their rights. But a group of teenagers from across the world are set to fight this injustice using the most surprising of tools - their online video games. In Industrial South China Matthew and his friends labour day and night as gold-farmers, amassing virtual wealth that's sold on to rich Western players, while in the slums of Mumbai 'General Robotwallah Mala Marshalls and her team of online thugs on behalf of the local gang-boss, who in turn works for the game-owners. They're all being exploited, as their friend Wei-Dong, all the way over in LA, knows, but can do little about. Until they begin to realize that their similarities outweigh their differences, and agree to work together to claim their rights to fair working conditions. Under the noses of the ruling elites in China and the rest of Asia, they fight their bosses, the owners of the games and rich speculators, outsmarting them all with their unbeatable gaming skills. But soon the battle will spill over from the virtual world to the real one, leaving Mala, Matthew and even Wei-Dong fighting not just for their rights, but for their lives.
Meg's family is reunited on the prairie. Their new life is soon jeopardized by not only the struggle against slavery and those who would have Kansas be a slave state, but also a devastating fire that threatens to destroy their home.
Research shows that most teenage girls believe that their apparently random emotional patterns make perfect sense and think guys should care enough to figure them out. Thankfully, "For Young Men Only" arrives with humor, insight, and practical solutions for the beleaguered youth.
Unlock the Male Mystery Guys will be guys. And now girls can know what that means! For Young Women Only dives into the mysterious inner-workings of the teenage male mind so that you can begin to understand why guys say and do what they do. Exploring critical topics including respect, insecurity, appearance, physical affection, and the "tough and tender"-ness of guys, this book is also packed with "ask the expert" sections, quotes, and fun personal stories from guys in all walks of life. Why is he so visually stimulated? You may wish it weren't so, but that won't make it so. I don't want to put on a front for him to like me. Actually, he wants your genuineness, too! This book will help you grasp how God wired the opposite sex so you can enjoy your relationships with them. Why Are Guys So Weird? Unravel the mystery. A national scientific survey and in-depth personal interviews give you an unprecedented look inside the teenage male mind. Discover how: He'd be perfectly fine if he was loved by few and hated by many...as long as he was respected by all His ego is the size of Africa (but so are his insecurities) He hides his real feelings under a tough exterior He's magnetized by pretty girls-but also wants to find a diamond in the rough He actually does want to marry a virgin He just wants you to be yourself It's the inside scoop you've been waiting for! You'll come to not only understand him, but also know what he might really be thinking about you. "This is a phenomenal book that I wish I'd had as a teenager!" -Shannon Ethridge, Bestselling author, Every Young Woman's Battle "Girls, this book is a MUST-read!" -Candace Cameron Bure, Actress, speaker Story Behind the Book"My teenage daughter really needs to hear this!" Such was the typical reaction from countless men and women who read Shaunti Feldhahn 's bestselling For Women Only. "If forty-year-old women are surprised by the truth about how men think, we realized the value in helping teenagers discover these realities as well," says Shaunti. Teaming with her best friend Lisa Rice , a mother of teen girls and the coauthor of For Women Only Discussion Guide, they launched a major national survey of guys fifteen to twenty. Their surprising findings are revealed here to help girls improve their relationships with the opposite sex, now and into the future.From the Hardcover edition.
Back cover: [Handwritten text: Monday, February 5 I didn't know writing a poem was so hard. I'm sorry, Mr. M., but mine are so STUPID I can't show them to you. If I try to make a beautiful rhyme like that poem on the chalkboard, I end up with the wrong poem. I begin with a mountain and end up with a fountain. I end up with cars when I started with stars. Maybe it's because I don't have a haven of privacy . . .]
A secret that could destroy two legendary families threatens to change the course of true love in Caroline B. Cooney's mesmerizing novelAnnabel Jayquith and Daniel Ransom meet at a party. They fall instantly in love, unaware that their lives are inextricably bound together by the crime that shocked a nation.Daniel is the high-profile son of a slain US senator who had presidential ambitions. Annabel is the daughter of a billionaire businessman. Like Daniel, Annabel is haunted by the discovery of her family history--a past she never knew existed.Annabel is rich and beautiful, but eighteen-year-old Jade O'Keeffe is poor and alone. She hates her mother, the fabulously successful TV talk-show host Theodora Jayquith, for giving her up for adoption. But most of all, she hates Annabel, Theodora's spoiled, much-loved niece. And Jade is going to make them all pay.As Daniel's search for the truth about his father's unsolved murder puts him in the crosshairs of Jade's revenge, a killer slips from the shadows. Now a secret that could bury two powerful families could also destroy Annabel and Daniel's growing love.
She should not exist. He should not love her. Claire Brennan has been attending Emerson Academy for two years now (the longest she and her mom have remained anywhere) and she's desperate to stay put for the rest of high school. So there's no way she's going to tell her mom about the psychic visions she's been having or the creepy warnings that she's in danger. Alec MacKenzie is fed up with his duties to watch and, when necessary, eliminate the descendants of his angelic forefathers. He chose Emerson as the ideal hiding place where he could be normal for once. He hadn't factored Claire into his plans. . . . Their love is forbidden, going against everything Alec has been taught to believe. But when the reason behind Claire's unusual powers is revealed and the threat to her life becomes clear, how far will Alec go to protect her?
A sweeping, epic saga of romance and hardship, set against the dramatic backdrop of Ancient Mesopotamia--for fans of Cleopatra's Moon or the adult bestseller The Red Tent.In the unforgiving Mesopotamian desert where Jayden's tribe lives, betrothal celebrations abound, and tonight it is Jayden's turn to be honored. But while this union with Horeb, the son of her tribe's leader, will bring a life of riches and restore her family's position within the tribe, it will come at the price of Jayden's heart.Then a shadowy boy from the southern lands appears. Handsome and mysterious, Kadesh fills Jayden's heart with a passion she never knew possible. But with Horeb's increasingly violent threats haunting Jayden's every move, she knows she must find a way to escape--or die trying. With a forbidden romance blossoming in her heart, and her family's survival on the line, Jayden must finish the deadly journey to save the ones she loves--and find true love for herself.
Seventeen-year-old Lochan and sixteen-year-old Maya have always felt more like friends than siblings. Together they have stepped in for their alcoholic, wayward mother to take care of their three younger siblings. As defacto parents to the little ones, Lochan and Maya have had to grow up fast. And the stress of their lives--and the way they understand each other so completely--has also also brought them closer than two siblings would ordinarily be. So close, in fact, that they have fallen in love. Their clandestine romance quickly blooms into deep, desperate love. They know their relationship is wrong and cannot possibly continue. And yet, they cannot stop what feels so incredibly right. As the novel careens toward an explosive and shocking finale, only one thing is certain: a love this devastating has no happy ending.
Julianne's Summer Rules: Finish all art projects by August Survive summer job surrounded by cute boys Hit the beach every day Avoid the new neighbors (even though their son is hot!) When Julianne falls for Remi at a bonfire party, her summer is off to a perfect start. Sure, her obnoxious new neighbors are muscling her family off their beachfront property, but she has weeks of fun in the sun to look forward to, a painting to finish, and an amazing guy to get to know. Then Jules discovers that her awful new neighbors are Remi's parents. That makes him a forbidden boy-but she can't seem to let him go. What do you do when your worst enemy is also the boy of your dreams?
Historical fiction of the great events that swept China in the spring of 1989, after the Tian An Men Square uprising.
To lose the game is to lose your life in bestselling author L.J. Smith's THE FORBIDDEN GAME.
It all started with a board game. But what was supposed to be an evening of friends, fun, and games, becomes a night of danger, drama, and obsessive love. Because when Jenny and her friends try to play the Game, it comes to life. Suddenly they are in a dark world where Julian, the gorgeous guy who sold Jenny the game, rules as Prince of the Shadows. Julian is in charge, making their darkest nightmares reality. And he will do anything to claim the beautiful Jenny as his prize. The Game is real, and these friends must play through - and the only way to win is to face their most secret fears. To lose the Game is to lose your life. And that is only the beginning. . .
Con your way into a scholarship.Sleep with your professors.Crash a closed course.Sell your organs for beer money.Get textbooks for free.And more...This book has schooled its readers before...but not like this. This guide is a full-scale assault on the ivory towers of academia, teaching students the ins and outs of college life--from how to handle obnoxious roommates (retaliation) to how to make it onto the dean's list (cheat).With 101 entries providing a crash course in college survival, this next Forbidden Knowledge installment is perfect for senior and freshman fans alike who aren't afraid of double-secret probation.
Con your way into a scholarship. Sleep with your professors. Crash a closed course. Sell your organs for beer money. Get textbooks for free. And more. This book has schooled its readers before. but not like this. This guide is a full-scale assault on the ivory towers of academia, teaching students the ins and outs of college life--from how to handle obnoxious roommates (retaliation) to how to make it onto the dean's list (cheat). With 101 entries providing a crash course in college survival, this nextForbidden Knowledgeinstallment is perfect for senior and freshman fans alike who aren't afraid of double-secret probation.
The Forbidden Library kicks off a brand new classic fantasy series perfect for fans of Coraline, Inkheart, and The Books of Elsewhere Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That--along with everything else--changed the day she met her first fairy When Alice's father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon--an uncle she's never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat. And even for a rule-follower, when a talking cat sneaks you into a forbidden library and introduces you to an arrogant boy who dares you to open a book, it's hard to resist. Especially if you're a reader to begin with. Soon Alice finds herself INSIDE the book, and the only way out is to defeat the creature imprisoned within. It seems her uncle is more than he says he is. But then so is Alice.
Maria and John, children of two feuding families, become secretly engaged to be married. However, once their Romeo and Juliet fervor begins to recede, they are forced to deal with their immaturity and their essential differences.
The New York Times bestselling STRANDED adventure continues in the first novel in a brand new story arc! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author Chris Tebbetts comes a brand new arc in the bestselling family adventure series! It happened to them once. It could never happen again, right? Two months ago, Vanessa and Buzz's dad married Jane and Carter's mom and they became a family. But their adventure really started just two weeks ago when the four siblings were shipwrecked and stranded on a deserted tropical island for thirteen days. Alone. They thought it was over, but now, they find themselves on a whole new island, and this time, they're not alone. Getting here was a nightmare. Leaving just might be impossible. Because this time, it's forbidden. Books in the Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series: Forbidden Passage (Book 1) Sabotage (Book 2) Book 3 Coming Soon!
No one could look at Prudence Crandall without noticing the intelligence in her steady blue eves. In fact, there was no question about it. Prudence was smart. Very smart. She'd graduated from one of the finest boarding schools in New England. For several years she'd taught children at two village schools in Connecticut. Now, at age twenty-eight, at a time when most voting women were married and taking care of families, Prudence had bought a large house with plenty of space for classrooms and opened her very own school right in the middle of the little town of Canterbury, Connecticut.
On the morning of Miu Miu's fifteenth birthday, her mother makes a startling revelation: Miu Miu's fate is to travel to the faraway city of Chang'an, avenge her father's death, and find her true love. But the evil emperor has other plans for her. Defeating him will take all of Miu Miu's courage, wit, and martial arts experience. Master storyteller Da Chen paints a vivid portrait of his native land in this classic tale of honor, adventure, and romance in ancient China.
Kay's club, the Pathfinders, travels to Florida for a vacation, and Ethel Eaton's rival club, the Bittersweet Society, follows the Pathfinders, causing trouble along the way. Once in Florida, Kay searches for Emily Dodd, who is missing, and investigates strange events at a nearby estate. The owner, Jasper Jackson, is unfriendly and hateful towards Mrs. Dodd, and Kay wonders if he might have something to do with Emily's disappearance. After the girls see a ghostly figure on Jackson's property, they know something sinister is behind it. Kay divides her time between her investigation, spending time with her friends, and warding off Ethel Eaton's attacks.
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