An extraordinary tale about the search for love from the acclaimed Costa and Carnegie Award winning novelist Sally Gardner.
Jazmin has been shunned ever since her best friend Becky disappeared. But Becky didn't just disappear - she jumped off a tall building and seemingly never reached the ground.
It was as if she simply vanished into thin air.
Did Jazmin have something to do with her disappearance?
If 14-year-old Malin was God for a day,she wouldn't change much. Dad would still yell; her brother Sigve would still get in trouble, and Mom would still think wine is good for the heart. She'd still be friends with Hanna, even if they met shoplifting. Because stuff's okay, mostly. And if He could fix the world, wouldn't God have done it already? Darkly comic, striking and compassionate, told through the eyes of a unique teenage girl.
Combining the emotional deftness of Sarah Dessen with the magical spark of New York City in wintertime, this affecting novel will inspire listeners to pay closer attention to the world around them.
What does it really mean to be kind...and why does it sometimes feel like the hardest thing in the world to do?
Set in Montreal and New York between the wars, a spellbinding story about two orphans whose unusual magnetism and talent allow them to imagine a sensational future, from the bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author.
Brother is filled with moments of swagger and bravery, of recklessness and love that sparks against the dull pain of tragedy, which is foretold in elegiac descriptions of the landscape.
Told over the course of a single day from three different perspectives, Gayle Forman’s newest novel about the power of friendship and being true to who you are is filled with the elegant prose that her fans have come to know and love.
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.
stories on bullying, told from the perspectives of victims, bullies themselves and
bystanders. The book also includes resources for teens, parents and teachers.
Paul is a sophomore at a high school like no other: the cheerleaders ride Harleys and the
homecoming queen used to be a guy named Daryl. When Paul meets Noah, he thinks he's
found the one his heart is made for --- until he blows it. This is a meaningful romantic
comedy about finding love, losing love and doing what it takes to get love back in a crazywonderful
Dimple doesn't know what to think. Her parents are from India, and she's spent years
rebelling against their customs. Now everything from India is suddenly hip --- even her best
friend Gwyn has a bindi dot as an accessory. To make matters worse, Dimple's parents are
trying to set her up with a "suitable boy." Their first meeting is a disaster --- the boy is way too soft-spoken. But then she bumps into the boy again at a club --- where he's the DJ.
Frances has always been a study machine with one goal, elite university. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even the person she is on the inside. But when Frances meets Aled, the shy genius behind her favourite podcast, she discovers a new freedom. He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship, unafraid to be herself.
This is an important novel, about what can happen when you inspire hatred because you don't fit into any supposed 'normal' category. The book deals with hate, homophobia, celebrity and the aching loneliness of modern life for some teenagers.
The story begins in 1939 when Anna’s father, a university professor from Krakow, is taken by the Germans, and the destitute Anna is adopted by the Swallow Man – a nameless fugitive who can entice birds from the trees, and who becomes her companion as they spend the war drifting across the country on foot.
This beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war.
A story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world.
A little girl sails her raft across a sea of words, arriving at the house of a small boy and calling him away on an adventure. Through forests of fairy tales and across mountains of make-believe, the two travel together on a fantastical journey.
Anne Cassidy's thriller about what happens in the aftermath of the mystery disappearance of two teenagers, Petra and Tina, who are dubbed the Moth Girls.
At the age of five, Jazz Jennings transitioned to life as a girl with the support of her parents.
A year later, her parents allowed her to share her incredible journey in her first Barbara
Walters interview. In this memoir, Jazz reflects on these very public experiences and how
they have helped shape the mainstream attitude toward the transgender community. Jazz
has faced many challenges, yet she perseveres as she educates others about her life as a
With this book about space you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with out-of-this-world facts: Did you know that Mars has a volcano bigger than the state of Arizona? Or that there’s a star with a diamond the size of our moon at its core? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time!
This invaluable companion to The Care & Keeping of You received its own fresh update! The Feelings Book will help you understand your emotions, and deal with them in positive ways. You'll get tips on how to express your feelings and stay in control, plus get sensitive advice on handling fear, anxiety, jealousy, and grief. Learn how to stay in the driver's seat of your own emotions!
The Paper Magician Series Book 3
Throughout her studies, Ceony Twill has harbored a secret, one she’s kept from even her mentor, Emery Thane. She’s discovered how to practice forms of magic other than her own—an ability long thought impossible.
After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen.
Sophia Bennett's novel deals with identity and teenage love ("relationships in our school were like a complicated maths question") and what it's like to suddenly get the chance to be in the inner circle of fame.
11-year-old Rose is autistic and struggles to understand her classmates. But when her father gives her a stray dog, which she names Rain, the dog becomes her best friend, her anchor in a confusing world.
A wildly entertaining new series that combines logic puzzles and basic programming instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!
Includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping.
The Art of Being Normal is a powerful tale of a transgender teenager's struggle with identity.
The African American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide
Finally, a beauty book that addresses the unique needs of black teens.
The essential guide to growing up for girls! A must-have book for any girl that's looking for straightforward advice about her body.
A Health and Hygiene Book
The bestselling health and hygiene guide for boys 8 and older updated with a brand-new look.
...Before Turning 13
With so many books to choose from, it can be tough to find the best of the best. Here are 13 books Parent & Child Magazine think every kid should read before age 13.
Kristy and her friends all love taking care of kids, so starting a club is clearly a fantastic idea! They'll have fun and make money--but no one counted on prank calls, wild toddlers, and out-of-control pets. The BSC is proving to be hard work, but as long as they stick together, Kristy is sure they can make it great!