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Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.
When James drops magic crystals by the peach tree, the lone peach starts growing, and before long, it's as big as a house, with a secret entranceway.
DAVID IS ONLY trying to be cool when he helps some of the popular kids steal Old Lady Bayfield's cane. But when the plan backfires, he's the one the "old witch" curses. Now David can't seem to do anything right. Is it the Bayfield curse at work?
An erotic novel of tenderness and cruelty for the enjoyment of men and women.
Three brothers endure problems to stay united after the death of their parents. They find themselves as outsiders in the society where they do not share the values and depend on their friends to co-exist.
Two high-school students befriend a strange old man and through their visits share unexpected love and laughter.
The Anarchist Cookbookby Powell, William
Boys and Sexby Pomeroy, Wardell
Con is 17 and has just gotten out of the hospital after trying to commit suicide. He struggles to reconnect with friends, accept the death of his older brother, compete on his swim team, talk to girls, rebuild a relationship with his mother, communicate with his over-protective father, and fight down feelings of anger and hopelessness.
What's Happening to my Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sonsby Madaras, Lynda
Margaret Simon, almost twelve, has just moved from New York City to the suburbs, and she's anxious to fit in with her new friends. When she's asked to join a secret club she jumps at the chance.
Athletic Shortsby Crutcher, Chris
Leslie Jane Conly's Newbery Honor winner is a heart-warming tale of how one boy's view of the world is Increasingly alienated from his widowed father, Vernon joins his friends in ridiculing the neighborhood outcasts, Maxine, an alcoholic prone to outrageous behavior, and Ronald, her retarded son. But when a social service agency tries to put Ronald into a special home, Vernon fights against the move..
It is the summer of 1938 when young Paul Moreaux discovers he can "fade." First bewildered, then thrilled with the possibility of invisibility, Paul experiments with his gift. But his power shows him shocking secrets...
Through a series of questions to which the reader must answer yes or no, the personality and occupation of a lady called Daisy O'Grady are revealed.
Janie Johnson saw the picture on a milk carton, the picture of a little girl who had been kidnapped 12 years before. Janie recognizes the girl in the picture - it was Janie herself. A Newbery Honor Book.
Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning.
A group of English school boys, marooned on a desert island, attempt to establish something they can call civilization.
Biography of a Mexican-American teenager living in LA, a member of a Hispanic gang
Stories filled with wonder and the haunting beauty of his culture have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English, and his tales fairly shimmer with the lyric richness of his prose.
An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.
Curses, Hexes and Spellsby Cohen, Daniel
Peter and Leslie, high school seniors who are lovers, have to make some adjustments when Peter's father and Leslie's mother marry, making them stepbrother and stepsister.