Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls at night. What is the sinister secret that threatens Jane and her new found happiness? Step into Classics(TM) adaptations feature easy-to-read texts, big type, and short chapters that are ideal for reluctant readers and kids not yet ready to tackle original classics.
Set in America in 1958, this is a story of three men beneath the glossy surface of power, allied to the makers and shakers of the era. As the festering discontent of the age burns in these men's hearts, the Bay of Pigs ends in calamity, the Mob clamours for payback, and Kennedy is assassinated.
The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything (streaming now!) will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other! Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story. Daniel: I've always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents' high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store-for both of us. The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?
Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, but every day he also searches for-and manages to find-something to keep him here, and alive, and awake. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her small Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's recent death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school-six stories above the ground- it's unclear who saves whom. Soon it's only with Violet that Finch can be himself. And it's only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink. . . .
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER [A] wise, wildly unique ( Entertainment Weekly ) love story from the bestselling co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and Will Grayson, Will Grayson about a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life. Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. Theres never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. Its all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justins girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with--day in, day out, day after day. With his new novel, David Levithan, bestselling co-author of Will Grayson, Will Grayson , and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist , has pushed himself to new creative heights. He has written a captivating story that will fascinate readers as they begin to comprehend the complexities of life and love in As world, as A and Rhiannon seek to discover if you can truly love someone who is destined to change every day. A story that is always alluring, oftentimes humorous and much like love itself-- splendorous. -- Los Angeles Times
B>An unforgettable fantasy debut inspired by West African mythology, this is Children of Blood and Bone meets The Little Mermaid, in which a mermaid takes on the gods themselves./b>br>br>A way to survive.br>A way to serve.br>A way to save.br>br>Simi prayed to the gods, once. Now she serves them as Mami Wata--a mermaid--collecting the souls of those who die at sea and blessing their journeys back home.br>br>But when a living boy is thrown overboard, Simi does the unthinkable--she saves his life, going against an ancient decree. And punishment awaits those who dare to defy it.br>br>To protect the other Mami Wata, Simi must journey to the Supreme Creator to make amends. But all is not as it seems. There''s the boy she rescued, who knows more than he should. And something is shadowing Simi, something that would rather see her fail. . . .br>br>Danger lurks at every turn, and as Simi draws closer, she must brave vengeful gods, treacherous lands, and legendary creatures. Because if she doesn''t, then she risks not only the fate of all Mami Wata, but also the world as she knows it.
New York Times bestselling author David Levithan takes young readers on twisting journey through truth, reality, and fantasy and belief. Aidan disappeared for six days. Six agonizing days of searches and police and questions and constant vigils. Then, just as suddenly as he vanished, Aidan reappears. Where has he been? The story he tells is simply. . . impossible. But it''s the story Aidan is sticking to. ;;;; His brother, Lucas, wants to believe him. But Lucas is aware of what other people, including their parents, are saying: that Aidan is making it all up to disguise the fact that he ran away. ;;;; When the kids in school hear Aidan''s story, they taunt him. But still Aidan clings to his story. And as he becomes more of an outcast, Lucas becomes more and more concerned. Being on Aidan''s side would mean believing in the impossible. But how can you believe in the impossible when everything and everybody is telling you not to?
" Powerful, wrenching. JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down "Raw and gripping." JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys "A must-read! ANGIE THOMAS, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning #1 New York Times bestselling debut, a William C. Morris Award Finalist. Justyce McAllister is a good kid, an honor student, and always there to help a friend--but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. Despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out. Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up-- way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack. "Vivid and powerful." -Booklist, Starred Review "A visceral portrait of a young man reckoning with the ugly, persistent violence of social injustice." - Publishers Weekly
DONT MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY , MARKUS ZUSAKS FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF . The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBSs The Great American Read . When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she cant resistbooks. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. The kind of book that can be life-changing. -- The New York Times Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. -- USA Today
All it takes to rewrite the rules is a little fresh ink in this remarkable YA collection from thirteen of the most recognizable diverse authors writing today including Nicola Yoon, Jason Reynolds, Melissa de la Cruz, and many more, and published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. "This awesome anthology came together with the fantastic organization We Need Diverse Books, and...combines an all-star cast of talent." --Paste Magazine Careful--you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve stories with endings that are still being written--whose next chapters are up to you. Because these stories are meant to be read. And shared. Thirteen of the most accomplished YA authors deliver a label-defying anthology that includes ten short stories, a graphic novel, and a one-act play from Walter Dean Myers never before in-print. This collection addresses topics like gentrification, acceptance, untimely death, coming out, and poverty and ranges in genre from contemporary realistic fiction to adventure and romance. It will inspire you to break conventions, bend the rules, and color outside the lines. All you need is fresh ink. AUTHORS INCLUDE: Schuyler Bailar, Melissa de la Cruz, Sara Farizan, Sharon G. Flake, Eric Gansworth, Malindo Lo, Walter Dean Myers, Daniel José Older, Thien Pham, Jason Reynolds, Aminah Mae Safi, Gene Luen Yang, Nicola Yoon "I absolutely love this mix of established and newer talents, and I'm really intrigued and excited by the mixed formats." --BookRiot "Huge, huge names in YA participated." --Bustle
B>Find resilience and humility in this piercing fantasy that is part adventure, part reckoning, from the critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hartman./b>br>br>b>MIND OF THE WORLD,/b> b>OPEN YOUR EYES./b>br>;br>At the bottom of the world lies a Serpent, the last of its kind.br>Finding the Serpent will change lives.br>;br>b>Tess/b> is a girl on a mission to save a friend.br>b>Spira/b> is a dragon seeking a new identity.br>b>Marga/b> is an explorer staking her claim on a mans world.br>b>Jacomo/b> is a priest searching for his soul.br>;br>;;;;There are those who would give their lives to keep it hidden.br>;;;;And those who would destroy it.br>;;;;But the only people who will truly find the Serpent are the ones who have awakened to the world around them--with eyes open to the wondrous, the terrible, and the just.
B>Fans of Stargirl and Maniac Magee rejoice! Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli delivers a brilliant new novel about being bold, and taking charge of your life./b>br>br>Worm Tarnauer has spent most of eighth grade living down to his nickname. He prefers to be out of sight, underground. He walked the world unseen. He''s happy to let his best friend, Eddie, lead the way and rule the day. br>br>And this day--Dead Wednesday--is going to be awesome. The school thinks assigning each eighth grader the name of a teenager who died in the past year and having them don black shirts and become "invisible" will make them contemplate their own mortality. Yeah, sure. The kids know that being invisible to teachers really means you can get away with anything. It''s a day to go wild! br>br>But Worm didn''t count on Becca Finch (17, car crash). Letting this girl into his head is about to change everything.br>br>Jerry Spinelli tells the story of the unexpected, heartbreaking, hilarious, truly epic day when Worm Tarnauer discovers his own life.
B>b>A princess in exile, a shapeshifting dragon, six enchanted cranes, and an unspeakable curse... Drawing from ''The Wild Swans'' and East Asian folklore, this breathtakingly original fantasy from the author of /b>b>Spin the Dawn/b>b> is perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo or Tomi Adeyemi./b>/b>br>br>Shiori''anma, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of luck, forestalling the wedding she never wanted, but it also catches the attention of Raikama, her stepmother.br> A sorceress in her own right, Raikama banishes the young princess, turning her brothers into cranes, and warning Shiori that she must speak of it to no one: for with every word that escapes her lips, one of her brothers will die.br> Penniless, voiceless, and alone, Shiori searches for her brothers, and uncovers a dark conspiracy to seize the throne. Only Shiori can set the kingdom to rights, but to do so she must place her trust in a paper bird, a mercurial dragon, and the very boy she fought so hard not to marry. And she must embrace the magic she''s been taught all her life to contain--no matter what it costs her.
In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called Lean In for misfits, Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world. Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels. By age twenty-two she had dropped out of school, and was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art school--a job shed taken for the health insurance. It was in that lobby that Sophia decided to start selling vintage clothes on eBay. Flash forward to today, and shes the founder of Nasty Gal and the founder and CEO of Girlboss. Sophia was never a typical CEO, or a typical anything, and shes written #GIRLBOSS for other girls like her: outsiders (and insiders) seeking a unique path to success, even when that path is windy as all hell and lined with naysayers. #GIRLBOSS proves that being successful isnt about where you went to college or how popular you were in high school. Its about trusting your instincts and following your gut; knowing which rules to follow and which to break; when to button up and when to let your freak flag fly. A witty and cleverly told account . . . Its this kind of honest advice, plus the humorous ups and downs of her rise in online retail, that make the book so appealing. -- Los Angeles Times Amoruso teaches the innovative and entrepreneurial among us to play to our strengths, learn from our mistakes, and know when to break a few of the traditional rules. -- Vanity Fair #GIRLBOSS is more than a book . . . #GIRLBOSS is a movement. --Lena Dunham
Welcome! For the first time, you are invited INSIDE Mr. Lemoncello's one-of-a-kind Gameworks Factory in book five of the fun-filled, action-packed bestselling series from the much-loved coauthor of the I Funny and Max Einstein series! Now with a brand-new look packed with shelf and kid appeal! Far away from his magical library, everyone's favorite game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is building something new. Something SECRET. And he's about to let the world see it. He'll reveal that hidden deep within the Lemoncello-tastic new building is a single ticket. A titanium ticket. Four lucky boys and girls are about to win the chance to go inside the building on a spectacular scavenger hunt that will take them through bigger-than-life live-action games--towering, skyscraper-size Jenga; dizzying real-life Chutes and Ladders; death-defying games of Rush Hour; plus ball pit moats and more! Each game will get the players closer to the titanium ticket. But the real secret? Mr. Lemoncello is thinking about his legacy, and whichever player finds the ticket will be the first to win a spot in an elite group of kids who will compete in the next books to win Mr. Lemoncello's ENTIRE EMPIRE! * "A worthy successor to . . . Willy Wonka." -- Booklist, starred review of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
"Step inside a fairy tale."--Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Caraval Get swept away by the New York Times bestseller that Melissa Albert, author of The Hazel Wood , calls "eerie" and "lovely." As one by one her beautiful sisters mysteriously die on their isolated island estate, Annaleigh must unravel the curse that haunts her family. Be careful who you dance with... In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor with her sisters and their father and stepmother. Once there were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last--the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge--and there are whispers throughout the surrounding villages that the family is cursed by the gods. Disturbed by a series of ghostly visions, Annaleigh becomes increasingly suspicious that her sister's deaths were no accidents. The girls have been sneaking out every night to attend glittering balls, dancing until dawn in silk gowns and shimmering slippers, and Annaleigh isn't sure whether to try to stop them or to join their forbidden trysts. Because who--or what--are they really dancing with? When Annaleigh's involvement with a mysterious stranger who has secrets of his own intensifies, it's a race to unravel the darkness that has fallen over her family--before it claims her next. House of Salt and Sorrows is a spellbinding novel filled with magic and the rustle of gossamer skirts down long, dark hallways. Get ready to be swept away. "An eerie, lovely Twelve Dancing Princesses retelling full of ghosts and gods and a fascinating waterfront world and I'm reading it from behind my fingers."--Melissa Albert, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood
There's a new witch in town! Life in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Effie discovers MAGIC runs in the family. A middle-grade graphic novel adventure filled with magical hjinks for fans of Phoebe and Her Unicorn and Making Friends . Effie lost her mom. Lost her home. And now she has to live with two strange aunts who she's never met before. Life in Brooklyn takes a strange twist for Effie as she learns more about her family and herself. With new friends who will do whatever they can to be there for her, a cursed pop-star, and her new magically-inclined family -- Effie's life is about to get interesting.
This novel dramatizes an incident that took place in a California school in 1969. A teacher creates an experimental movement in his class to help students understand how people could have followed Hitler. The results are astounding. The highly disciplined group, modeled on the principles of the Hilter Youth, has its own salute, chants, and special ways of acting as a unit and sweeps beyond the class and throughout the school, evolving into a society willing to give up freedom for regimentation and blind obedience to their leader. All will learn a lesson that will never be forgotten.
B>b>"Chris Grabenstein just might be the smartest writer for kids in the universe." --James Patterson/b>br>br>b>The Smartest Kid in the Universe goes to genius camp in book two of this fun-packed series from the /b>b>New York Times/b>b> Bestselling Author of /b>b>Escape from Mr. Lemoncello''s Library/b>b> and coauthor of Max Einstein! /b>/b>br>br>Jake McQuade is the smartest kid in the universe--and he''s back to defend his title! This time, he is heading off to a camp for geniuses sponsored by billionaire tech mogul Zane Zinkle, the brilliant creator of the zPhone. br>br>But genius camp is not like regular camp. There are limo buses, robot polar bears, and high-tech cabins (with high-tech toilets!). It''s also not all fun and brain games at camp, especially when Jake goes up against Zinkle''s newest creation, the artificially intelligent Virtuoso quantum computer--the smartest machine in the universe! It''s boy versus bot in this epic showdown packed with s''mores, puzzles, more s''mores, brilliant kids, and brilliant, hilarious fun! b>Bonus /b>puzzle included!br>br>"Clever, fast-paced and incredibly funny--Chris Grabenstein has done it again.";b>--Stuart Gibbs, /b>b>New York Times/b>b> Bestselling author of /b>b>Spy School/b>
B>The #1 bestselling chapter book is now a graphic novel! Magic. Mystery. Time-travel. Get whisked back to the time of medieval knights with Jack and Annie!/b>br>br>A castle. A knight. A quest! When the magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back to the Middle Ages, they''re looking for a knight. Instead, they find the Great Hall of a castle where a feast is under way. But Jack and Annie aren''t exactly welcome guests!br>br>For the first time in graphic novel--live the adventure again with new full-color vibrant art that brings the magic to life!br>br>;;;; Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!
Get whisked away through time in the magic tree house with Jack and Annie in the #1 bestselling series--and meet famous Founding Father and inventor Ben Franklin! When Jack and Annie are whisked back in time by the magic tree house, they find themselves in Old Philadelphia in 1787. Their mission? Help Dr. Ben. It isn't hard to find him--Dr. Ben is none other than Benjamin Franklin! But to help him, Jack and Annie have to do something they've never done before. Something daring, dangerous, and almost impossible. Travel through time and history in this magical and surprising edition of Mary Pope Osborne's New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series. Track the facts with Jack and Annie in the nonfiction companion to this book: Benjamin Franklin . Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures If you're looking for Merlin Mission #32: Winter of the Ice Wizard , it was renumbered as part of the rebrand in 2017 as Merlin Mission #4.
From the #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time . . . Jack and Annie are caught out in the rain in the most dangerous Magic Tree House mission yet! Jack and Annie are on a mission! When the magic tree house whisks them back to Galveston, Texas, in 1900, they find out that a big storm is coming. But even though there is rain and wind, no one believes there is any danger. As the storm grows, seawater floods the city. Now everyone needs help! Jack and Annie have a little bit of magic and a lot of hope--but will it be enough? Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures If you're looking for Merlin Mission #30: Haunted Castle on Hallow's Eve, it was renumbered as part of the rebrand in 2017 as Merlin Mission #2.