Describes some of history's most famous disasters and examines the disaster's causes and effects locally and globally.
Wes Moore - two different people from the same area with the same name. A though-provoking read that will cause teens to question their own lives and decisions.
Half Bad is a gripping tale of alienation and the will to survive, a story that will grab hold of you and not let go until the very last page.
The author describes his efforts to train dogs for use by the Navy SEALS and outlines the purposes they serve and the missions they undertake.
Go inside America's prisons and read candid interview with three inmates who committed crimes and were sentenced to death as teenagers.
If fate sent you an email, would you answer?
A fast-paced, thrilling adventure story about a mysterious quarantine of students at a boarding school. No one can explain what's going on or has any idea what to do. Except Mia.
This thrilling and scary novel is about blurred reality where characters in a story find that a deadly and horrifying world exists in the space between the written lines.
Jack and Libby each have their own challenges: Jack cannot recognizes and Libby was once known as "America's Fattest Teen" before she had surgery. When Jack and Libby are put together in the same community service group, the two grow close and learn how to be honest and to accept themselves.
Examines the true story of Sachiko, who was six years old on August 9, 1945, when the atomic bomb fell and exploded only half a mile away from her.
Written in varying perspectives, near the end of World War II, a group of teens and adults walk treacherous miles through war-torn Prussia to gain passage onto the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship sent to evacuate Prussia before the Russians overtake the German toops.
In 1941, two brothers must hide their Jewish heritage and undertake a long and dangerous journey to reach their other brothers in the free zone.
Bullies and the bullied take to social media with scary results.
When a quick stop at the corner store suddenly escalates into police brutality, high school classmates are altered by the violence, one a victim and one a witness.
To win $10 million from the mysterious Benefactor, four teenagers must complete a series of ten tasks.
Jose is the only English speaker in his family and is the bridge between his Spanish-speaking family and the rest of the world.
Birdie and Cole are the daughters of an African-American father and a white mother, intellectuals and activists in the civil rights movement in Boston during the 1970s.
To his great surprise, eleventh-grader Max Cobb is invited to join the Chaos Club, an exclusive group responsible for some of the biggest pranks at his high school.
Teenager Ten Lockwood has spent the past year in an asylum for refusing to choose where her soul will live after she dies.
Rick becomes friends with a popular new boy, Jake. Rick first admires him, but then begins to fear Jake when a discovers a secret about his past.
A Haitian American author presents nine short stories about life under Haiti's dictatorship.
Contains all twenty of the short stories featuring Miss Jane Marple, Agatha Christie's famous amateur sleuth.
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot solves a murder that occurred on the Orient Express
Presents Nellie Bly's account of the conditions at Blackwell's Island insane asylum in 1887.
Rosario Gomez gave up gang life, but when an old friend from the barrio shows up, Rosario realizes he cannot ignore his violent past.
Hazel and her brother, Ben, life in Fairfold, where humans and the Folk exist side by side. As the world turns upside down, Hazel has to become the knight she once pretended to be.
A memoir recounting a Hmong family's journey from war-torn Laos to America.
Theo is a teen struggling with ADHD. Paige is his best friend, battling her own demon of anxiety. But one night their friendship is ruined and everything changes.
What would the world look like in 1956 if Hilter won World War II?
Presents a collection of personal essays from thirty-three people (including actors, writers, artists, and athletes) who struggle with mental health issues, speaking to their own experiences, which differ widely from one another.
Maya Aziz is caught between her India-born parents' world of college and marrying a suitable Muslim boy and her dream world of film school and dating her classmate, Phil, when a terrorist attack changes her life forever.
Six teens find themselves trapped in their high school when it's bombed. They couldn't be more different. When they hear the bomber is still in the school, they'll have to put their differences aside and work together if they hope to survive.