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Where She Went

by Gayle Forman

The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed If I StayPicking up several years after the dramatic conclusion of If I Stay, Where She Went continues the story of Adam and Mia, from Adam's point of view. Ever since Mia's decision to stay - but not with him - Adam's career has been on a wonderful trajectory. His album, borne from the anguish and pain of their breakup, has made him a bona fide star. And Mia herself has become a top-rate cellist, playing in some of the finest venues in the world. When their respective paths put them both in New York City at the same time, the result is a single night in which the two reunite - with wholly satisfying results.And don't miss Gayle's newest novel, JUST ONE DAY and the forthcoming companion, JUST ONE YEAR.

Where Should Students and Youth Make a New Beginning?

by Mithilesh

This volume calls upon the new generation of revolutionaries to understand the science of revolution and with help of their scientific understanding they will have to find a path of new revolution keeping their country and times in mind.

Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

by Carolyn Meyer

Having been taken as a child and raised by Comanche Indians, thirty-four-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker is forcibly returned to her white relatives, where she longs for her Indian life, and her only friend is her twelve-year-old cousin Lucy. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Where the Buffaloes Begin (Picture Puffin Bks.)

by Olaf Baker

"Over the blazing campfires, where the wind moaned eerily through the thickets of juniper and fir, they spoke of it in the Indian tongue—the strange lake to the southward whose waters never rest. And Nawa, the medicine man, who had lived such countless moons that not even the oldest member of his people could remember a time when Nawa was not old, declared that, if only you arrived at the right time, on the right night, you would see the buffaloes rise out of the middle of the lake and come crowding to the shore; for there, he said, was the sacred spot where the buffaloes began." Ten-year-old Little Wolf, an imaginative and courageous boy, is determined to observe this spectacle, and his quest leads not only to a miraculous vision but also to the salvation of his tribe. This Caldecott Honor picture book and National Book Award nominee was hailed by Booklist as "an eminent picture book and, incidentally, one that proves that black and white can move as forcefully as color." The New York Times praised artist Stephen Gammell for his "spectacular scenes of tumbling clouds, of earth churned by flying hoofs, of teepees in the early dawn. But most of all he conveys the hulking, surging, rampaging strength of the shaggy buffaloes as they rise out of a shadowy mist, the mist of legend or dream."

Where the Elf King Sings

by Judie Wolkoff

[from inside flaps] "The Vietnam War.. For the Breckenridge family (mother, father, Marcie and David), the war hasn't ended yet. Years after Daddy returned wounded from combat, he's still haunted by the vision of his best friend dying in front of him---and still getting drunk to forget. Now he's lost his job. Marcie is sad, and angry, too. Her head spinning with taunts about her father from schoolmates, she pulls her bike up at the old graveyard on Route 119. Her friend Dominique has said something nasty about a curse connected with that graveyard and Daddy... Enter Mrs. King who prowls cemeteries in her rubber hip boots and bright red lipstick, sprucing up headstones of "friends" and war dead dating back to 1775. She takes the Breckenridge kids under her wing, and with her vibrant soul and shining wit, throws light into the shadows of their lives. They begin visiting her, not in graveyards, but in her wondrous pile of a house on Leghorn Drive. All in secret. Then their father disappears. And even Mrs. King--for a while--can't help. Judie Wolkoff's story, like Mrs. King, touches the heart of a family that finally breaks free--still together--from the clutches of war."

Where the Great Hawk Flies

by Liza Ketchum

On Daniel Tucker's 13th birthday, a hawk flies over his family's farm. Does the hawk announce a visitor, or warn of imminent danger? Daniel's mother and sister listen for the hawk's message, while something urgent stirs inside Daniel. He is struggling to find his own path between the heritage of his Pequot mother and the customs of his English father. Meanwhile, a new family has moved into the crumbling cabin next door. Hiram Coombs can't believe his parents have returned to Vermont now that the Revolutionary War is over. Don't they remember the terror of the raid, when Indians and Redcoats burned the family's previous farm and kidnapped Hiram's uncle? When Hiram encounters Daniel at the trout stream that separates the two farms, he sees only a "dirty Injun", while Daniel regards Hiram as "buffle-brained". The arrival of two more unexpected visitors heightens the tensions between the boys and threatens to rekindle the smoldering embers of the war.

Where the Ground Meets the Sky

by Jacqueline Davies

During World War II, a twelve-year-old girl is uprooted from her quiet, East coast life and moved to a secluded army post in the New Mexico desert where her father and other scientists are working on a top secret project.

Where the Lilies Bloom

by Vera Cleaver William J. Cleaver

Mary makes a promise to her dying father to keep her family together on the mountain. However, as the winter sets in, she comes to learn the hardships of fighting the land on her own.

Where the Red Fern Grows: and Related Readings (Literature Connections)

by McDougal Littell Inc.

A textbook reader for young adults features "Where the Red Fern Grows" by Wilson Rawls, plus short stories, poems, and essays designed to build reading comprehension.

Where the Red Fern Grows: The Story Of Two Dogs And A Boy (The\emc Masterpiece Series Access Editions)

by Wilson Rawls

A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. <P><P> Old Dan had the brawn. <P> Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. <P> Glory and victory were coming to them, but sadness waited too. <P>Where the Red Fern Grows is an exciting tale of love and adventure you'll never forget.

Where the Rock Splits the Sky

by Philip Webb

The moon has been split, and the Visitors have Earth in their alien grip. But the captive planet? That's not her problem. Megan just wants to track down her missing dad... The world stopped turning long before Megan was born. Ever since the Visitors split the moon and stilled the Earth, permanent sunset is all anyone has known. But now, riding her trusty steed Cisco, joined by her posse, Kelly and Luis, Megan is on the run from her Texas hometown, journeying across the vast, dystopic American West to hunt down her father. To find him, she must face the Zone, a notorious landscape where the laws of nature do not apply. The desert can play deadly tricks on the mind, and the quest will push Megan past her limits. But to solve the mystery of not just her missing father but of the paralyzed planet itself, she must survive it--and an alien showdown.

Where the Sidewalk Ends

by Shel Silverstein

Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound.

Where the Stars Still Shine

by Trish Doller

Stolen as a child from her large and loving family, and on the run with her mom for more than ten years, Callie has only the barest idea of what normal life might be like. She's never had a home, never gone to school, and has gotten most of her meals from laundromat vending machines. Her dreams are haunted by memories she'd like to forget completely. But when Callie's mom is finally arrested for kidnapping her, and Callie's real dad whisks her back to what would have been her life, in a small town in Florida, Callie must find a way to leave the past behind. She must learn to be part of a family. And she must believe that love--even with someone who seems an improbable choice--is more than just a possibility.

Where the Truth Lies

by Jessica Warman

Emily, whose father is headmaster of a Connecticut boarding school, suffers from nightmares, and when she meets and falls in love with the handsome Del Sugar, pieces of her traumatic past start falling into place.

Where the Watermelons Grow

by Cindy Baldwin

Fans of The Thing About Jellyfish and A Snicker of Magic will be swept away by Cindy Baldwin’s debut middle grade about a girl coming to terms with her mother’s mental illness. When twelve-year-old Della Kelly finds her mother furiously digging black seeds from a watermelon in the middle of the night and talking to people who aren't there, Della worries that it’s happening again—that the sickness that put her mama in the hospital four years ago is back. That her mama is going to be hospitalized for months like she was last time.With her daddy struggling to save the farm and her mama in denial about what’s happening, it’s up to Della to heal her mama for good. And she knows just how she’ll do it: with a jar of the Bee Lady’s magic honey, which has mended the wounds and woes of Maryville, North Carolina, for generations.But when the Bee Lady says that the solution might have less to do with fixing Mama’s brain and more to do with healing her own heart, Della must learn that love means accepting her mama just as she is.

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak. Supports the Common Core State Standards. Images and image descriptions available.

Where the Woods End

by Charlotte Salter

In a forest filled with treacherous beasts, the thing to be most afraid of is closer than you think in this middle grade horror fantasy.Kestrel, a young huntress, lives in a seemingly endless forest crawling with dangerous beasts. But the most dangerous beasts of all are the Grabbers--beings that are born when you are and stalk you throughout your life, waiting for the perfect moment to snatch and eat you. No one has ever defeated their Grabber once attacked, and those that die from accidents or other creatures are considered "lucky." Kestrel has been tasked by her mother, a powerful and controlling spell-caster, to hunt down the Grabbers in an effort to protect their village in the forest. Accompanied by Pippit, a hilariously bloodthirsty weasel, she hones her skills as she searches for a way out of the forest--and away from the judgmental villagers who despise her. But her own Grabber is creeping ever closer, and nothing in this forest is what it seems...including her mother's true motivations.

Where There's a Will Deanes (Get Out #4)

by Sean Kennedy

Get Out: Book FourMicah Johnson is coming back to Melbourne, and the story of him and his friends is coming to an end. Or will it be a new beginning? Will Deanes and Micah Johnson have a past, one that ranges from bitter enemies to best friends. There might be an undercurrent of something else, but Micah remains oblivious, and all Will can do is try to move on. Except now Micah’s returning to Melbourne full-time, and that means they can’t avoid each other or the tensions that arise. Will is still dealing with an injury that ended his football career, while Micah’s continues to thrive. As they face highs, lows, and family tragedies, they’ll have to get to know each other all over again. Will Micah see that Will means much more to him than a friend?

Where There's a Wolf, There's a Way (Monster High #3)

by Lisi Harrison

The frighteningly hip teenage children of the world's most famous monsters have gathered together under one brave the horrors of high school! Always overshadowed by her six brothers and her fab friends, Clawdeen Wolf plans to finally strut her stuff in the spotlight at her upcoming Sweet Sixteen bash. But after The Ghoul Next Door goes viral, it's into the woods for the family Wolf. Clawdeen goes stir crazy lying low at her family's B&B with her annoying brothers until Lala shows up to keep her company. But is the vamp flirting with Claude?!

Where Things Come Back

by John Corey Whaley

A quirky coming-of-age story, perfect for fans of John Green, David Levithan and Stephen Chbosky. Cullen Witter's fifteen-year-old brother Gabriel has suddenly and inexplicably disappeared. Angry and looking for answers, Cullen must navigate his way through a summer of finding and losing love while holding his fragile family together.Meanwhile a young missionary in Africa is searching for meaning wherever he can find it. As distant as they seem, these stories are thoughtfully woven together, before a surprising and harrowing climax. Complex but truly extraordinary, tinged with melancholy and regret, comedy and absurdity; Where Things Come Back is about finding wonder in the ordinary and the dream of second chances. and absurdity, this novel finds wonder in the ordinary. It's about a lot more than what Cullen calls, "that damn bird." It's about the dream of second chances.

Where Things Come Back

by John Corey Whaley

<P>In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart-wrenching summer before Cullen Witter’s senior year of high school, he is forced to examine everything he thinks he understands about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town. <P>His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears.<P><P> Meanwhile, the crisis of faith spawned by a young missionary’s disillusion in Africa prompts a frantic search for meaning that has far-reaching consequences.<P><P>As distant as the two stories initially seem, they are woven together through masterful plotting and merge in a surprising and harrowing climax.<P><P> <b>Winner of the Michael L. Printz award</b>

Where Tomorrow Waits: Westward Dreams Series #3

by Jane Peart

Penny Sayres' red hair, freckle-splashed skin, and fierce independence drew the attention of some of the region's most eligible bachelors. One by one, they've been disappointed - because romance and marriage are the last things on Penny's mind! Since her childhood, she has sensed an unknown destiny beckoning from the horizon.

Where Triplets Go, Trouble Follows

by Michelle Poploff Victoria Jamieson

The Divine triplets all have blue eyes, but they're not identical. Daisy plays baseball, Lily writes poems and Violet -- well, Violet's a bit on the bossy side. Still, the sisters support one another when Daisy's in a baseball slump, Violet worries about failing science and Lily's afraid to face her greatest fear. And they quickly join forces trying to uncover a super family surprise that just may lead them straight into trouble.From Divine disasters to chaos and cuddles, readers will love the triplets.

Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

by Jean Fritz

Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? Languishing on a sack of salt in his country store? On the floor of the House of Burgesses speaking against England's stamp tax? In the green Virginia woods fishing and imitating birdsongs? At the royal governor's palace being elected governor? The truth is that all his life as planter, lawyer, statesman, things seemed to happen to Patrick Henry on the 29th of May. And no matter where he was he might be orating. Patrick Henry had a good ear (he even taught himself to play the flute when he was stuck indoors with a broken collar bone) and what people called a "sending voice." What he cared most for was his native Virginia and her freedom. Jean Fritz' keen eye for humorous and humanizing detail, her insight into the Revolution, and her unconventional approach make for a revealing and colorful portrait of Patrick Henry --from practical joker to passionate Virginian.

Where We Are, What We See: The Best Young Artists and Writers in America (A Push Anthology)

by David Levithan

The best and the brightest -- startling stories, poetry, essays, reportage, and artwork from across America, care of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. "You Are Here, This Is Now II" is the definitive anthology of young writers and artists.

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