This is the third and final book in a series called Conquered Earth. One of the protagonists, Zoey, is captured by aliens, who operate as parasites inside machines. These aliens try to force Zoey to help them invade human bodies. Upon realizing the dangerous situation that has befallen their friend, Mira and Holt, the other main characters that are in love, have to work together to try to rescue Zoey before it's too late and the human population is taken over by aliens. During their journey, Mira and Holt get separated.
It was just one prank, on top of the many others she had already played in the past. One prank that she hadn’t thought through, and caused the ends of many lives. Sunel was on a field trip with many of her classmates when she had the great idea to prank the bus driver. It was supposed to be harmless. Instead, it sent her and the rest of the kids on the bus to a place they hadn’t known existed before.
The Ugly Teapot is a novel about 14-year-old Hannah Bradbury, a girl who is mourning her father’s death. Hannah's father, Gil Bradbury, was a famous photographer who explored and captured the wonders of the world while Hannah’s mother stayed home with Hannah and her two younger brothers at their house in Green Park, Tennessee. Gil was Hannah’s role model, and it seems like she has lost him forever after his death. However, Hannah soon finds out that may not be the case.
Are you waiting for your first love? Kathleen was waiting for the experience, but didn't realize that her first love was right in front of her eyes. Atticus Primble and Kathleen have been best friends since kindergarten, although their relationship changed in high school when they confessed their affection for each other and developed a deeper relationship. However, their love for each other is tested when Bobby O’Hara, the most popular guy in school, falls in love with Kathleen.
Beware that Girl is a story that follows the lives of two girls: Kate and Olivia. Both have dark pasts and secrets that may be better left untold. Yet, they come from two completely different life styles. In this book, it is plain to see that the saying “opposites attract” definitely has some truth, even if the attraction is a little manipulated.
Kelsey grew up in a house of fences and locks. Her mother has locked herself inside her home hiding from the outside world for 17 years. Her mother was kidnapped when she was a teenager but managed to escape her captor pregnant with Kelsey. She is terrified that she is going to be taken again, so she has locked herself in her house and has not allowed Kelsey to do much other than go to school and come back home. Kelsey has always followed her mother's rules without question until one day when she sneaks out and comes back home to find her mother gone.
This book is an adventure about a youth from Italy and his family who had fallen on hard times. Young Zaccaro was bought up by a cruel padrone (a master) who had little children work the streets as musicians in the Manhattan area in New York City.
Have you ever seen anyone driving a lowrider? They're pretty cool aren't they?! Now imagine one moving in space!
This funky graphic novel follows three car loving friends who visit a local car show. Their amazing talents send them on a surprise adventure through the universe in their custom lowrider.
All three lovable characters are of Mexican American heritage, so the unique Mexican American speech allows this novel to stand out. The cultural references are marked and explained at the bottom of the page.
SEEK is a government operated program that Keira joined to help save her sister. She is a huntress, trained to kill Khayal, mythical creatures she’s told are evil. When she gets sent on a special meeting to kill Jonathan Steed, a rich nineteen-year-old, she learns the truth about Khayal. She flees the country with Jonathan to get away from SEEK and learn more about Khayal. There, she meets Paul and his group of teenagers with the plan to save all of the Khayal. She must make the decision to go back to her sister or join Paul's group and Johnathan. Which love will win?