Sam and JoJo have been best friends since Sam moved into the house next door with his mother. They've always protective of one another no matter what, so what is JoJo supposed to do when she finds out that Russ, Sam's step-father has been abusing him? After Sam's mother overdoses and falls into a coma, JoJo receives a letter stating that Russ is out to get her. JoJo, Sam, and his step-sister, Britney, run away to Russ' cabin on the lake to uncover some evidence to get him behind bars for good.
Vee Delancourt lives in a world that has been reduced to using child labor. If a child’s parents can’t pay the tax to keep any extra children, their children are sent to the government known as the System to do grueling, all-day work. Vee is one of those children, along with her brother. Given to the System to do their hard work, Vee works tirelessly every day just trying to survive. Step out of line, and she’s dead.
If you’re in high school, you’ve probably been asked that fateful question: “Where are you going to college?” You might be lucky and have everything perfectly plotted out, but chances are, there’s still a lot of planning to do. The Career-Minded Student is here to help! From the basics of getting organized to the more complicated task of choosing a major, author Neil O’Donnell will guide you through the many questions you have about your future.
Adam and Emma return in Adam Undercover, The Consortium Directive. The two friends have become the youngest secret agents in the Arcanum Trivindico. Having just survived their first dangerous undercover mission (not to mention the grueling schoolwork their teacher makes them do), they are enjoying a nice summer vacation. Adam isn’t complaining about the break that he has been given, but near the end of it he starts to get really bored, which is why he is so excited to get the letter marking the start of his “private school.”
Nemesis is a Diabolic, a creature with heightened strength and power. A Diabolic has only one mission: To protect their loved one… no matter what. Sworn to protect Sidonia, whose father belongs to the galactic Senate, Nemesis has no mission other than to protect Sidonia. However, when Sidonia’s father causes trouble throughout the empire, Nemesis must be sent in place of Sidonia in order to appease the higher-ups. But a Diabolic isn’t taught human tendencies, and Nemesis needs those more than ever.
Gray Zone by Veronica R.Tabares is a book about a girl named Autumn who faces cyberbullying from a website a bunch of guys created. She transfers schools hoping to build a new social life. Her best friend, Sophie, is being bullied by people at school every day, so she transfers to the same school as Autumn.
Bullying is a well known topic all over the world. There are many different groups that try to put an end to it, but it seems they are only successful for so long. What if there was a group of mysterious masked persons who were more advanced and effective than the local police?