By Jennifer Joline Anderson
By Beth Mayall
Sixteen-year-old Amy dreads her kin holiday. together with her new stepfather within the photograph, lifestyles sounds like one titanic unhappiness . . . until eventually Amy discovers Mermaid Park, an outdated vacationer spot the place ladies wearing very good costumes practice underwater indicates. while Amy sees "mermaids" gliding during the water, she is completely captivated, confident that if she may perhaps turn into certainly one of them, the remainder of her lifestyles can be simply as attractive.
By Laura Resau
Born in an Andean village in Ecuador, Virginia lives along with her huge family members in a small, earthen-walled living. In her village of ind?genas, it is common to paintings within the fields all day, at the same time a baby, or to be referred to as a longa tonta—stupid Indian—by participants of the ruling classification of mestizos, or Spanish descendants. while seven-year-old Virginia is taken from her village to be a servant to a mestizo couple, she has no proposal what the longer term holds.In this poignant novel in accordance with a real tale, acclaimed writer Laura Resau has collaborated with Mar?a Virginia Farinango to recount one girl's unforgettable trip to self-discovery. Virginia's tale will converse to a person who has ever struggled to discover his or her position on the earth. it'll make you chortle and cry, and finally, it is going to fill you with desire.
By Author: Dr. Parul R. Sheth
By Laurene Kelly
Fourteen-year-old Julie begins crying on Monday whilst issues cross badly in class. even if cheered up through her puppy, Jessie, issues will not be far better at domestic. and so they move from undesirable to worse. at the day Julie and her brother, Toby choose to sign up for Ruby on the neighborhood waterhole, there's an twist of fate. yet whatever extra is incorrect. Her father is in clinic and Jessie isn't really there to greet her.
By Stacey Kade
After an in depth come upon with a bus, Alona Dare is going from homecoming queen to Queen of the useless. She’s caught as a ghost within the land of the residing without signal of the large, shiny gentle to take her to a greater position. To make concerns worse, the one one who may be able to aid her is Will Killian, a complete loser outcast. greater than whatever, Will needs he didn’t have the infrequent skill to speak with the useless, specially the previous suggest lady of Groundsboro excessive. He’s now not filling out any volunteer varieties to aid her go to the opposite facet, even though it will deliver him a few welcome peace and quiet. Can they recover from their mutual mistrust -- and quasi-attraction -- to interact? Readers of this lively paranormal comedy will not wish this abnormal couple to ever half.
By Michelle Radford
Fiona Blount lives via one rule: stay nameless and not anything undesirable can take place to you. yet nowadays, Fiona cannot keep away from the highlight. simply because loopy issues simply ensue round her, and without notice everyone's having a look her way—including her London school's resident suggest woman and Fiona's supersecret overwhelm. as though turning out to be up isn't really already complicated, facing the truth that she now has the facility of brain regulate is sufficient to push any fourteen-year-old lady over the sting! may perhaps this newly came upon expertise have something to do with in all probability finding her long-lost father? and should she manage to cease tripping her archenemy together with her brain? Fiona should be a bit clueless and much stressed, yet she's completely unique and far more than nearly exceptional!
By Rachel Hawthorne
(Practicing my Australian.* How am I doing?)
I'm so completely happy the timing labored out for this sofa trade. i will be crashing on yours by the point you get to mine.** in the event you run into any difficulties, simply locate Alyssa. She'll assist you out with no matter what you need.***
Your couch-swapping mate,
*That's lovable. pass have a good time in Australia and depart ME—your female friend for a complete semester—to waste away on campus, alone.
**Um, reassess. Your sofa is already taken.
***Great. Now i have to discover a spot for the (unbelievably sizzling, it seems) Aussie to crash. yet there is just one sofa on hand: the only in my dorm room. . . .
By Carolyn MacCullough
Tamsin Greene comes from a protracted line of witches, and she or he was once purported to be essentially the most gifted between them. yet Tamsin's magic by no means confirmed up. Now seventeen, Tamsin attends boarding university in new york, faraway from her kin. but if a good-looking younger professor errors her for her very gifted sister, Tamsin is of the same opinion to discover a misplaced relations heirloom for him. The search—and the stranger—will turn out to be extra sinister than they first seemed, eventually sending Tamsin on a treasure hunt via time that would release the key of her actual id, unearth the sins of her relatives, and unharness an influence so vengeful that it could actually break all of them. this can be a spellbinding exhibit of storytelling that might exhilarate, enthrall, and carefully enchant.