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Uglies

Scott Westerfeld · Simon Pulse
Pages: 406
Format: Paperback

The first installment of Scott Westerfeld's "New York Times "bestselling series a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend. The Uglies series has more than 3 million books in print, has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and spent more than fifty weeks on the New York...
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The Fairy Tale Detectives

Michael Buckley · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

With the winning combination of Nancy Drew meets Shrek, this first book in the new Sisters Grimm series will entertain with a hilarious mix of mysteries and fairy tale twists.In the tradition of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and The Spiderwick Chronicles comes a new humorous...
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The School for Good and Evil

Soman Chainani · HarperCollins; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestselling The School for Good and Evil, the first book in the series, is an epic journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. This paperback edition features an Extras section, giving readers a chance to see which...
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The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Chris Colfer · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories,...
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Fablehaven

Brandon Mull · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually,...
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The Selection

Kiera Cass · HarperTeen
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

Fall in love - from the very beginning. Discover the first book in the captivating, #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series.Prepare to be swept into a world of breathless fairy-tale romance, swoonworthy characters, glittering gowns, and fierce intrigue perfect for readers who loved...
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Savvy

Ingrid Law · Puffin Books
Pages: 342
Format: eBook

A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy" - a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark...
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The Bad Beginning

Lemony Snicket · HarperTrophy
Pages: 162
Format: Book

It's a good thing that Violet Baudelaire has a real knack for inventing things. When misery comes to call, the right invention at the right time can mean everything. It's also fortunate that her brother, Klaus, has read lots of books and knows many important things, like how to tell...
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book I

Colin Meloy · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 541
Format: Hardcover

When her baby brother is kidnapped by crows, Prue McKeel begins an adventure that will take her and her friend Curtis way beyond her hometown and deep into the Impassable Wilderness. There they uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval, a world full of warring creatures, peace-loving...
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Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy

Tui Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling new series soars above the competition and redefines middle-grade fantasy fiction for a new generation!The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations, locked in an endless battle over an ancient, lost treasure. A secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined...
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Anyone but Ivy Pocket

Caleb Krisp · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A darkly whimsical and wickedly funny tale about a twelve-year-old maid who finds herself at the very heart of a conspiracy involving mischief, ghosts, and intrigue. Just right for fans of Lemony Snicket and Neil Gaiman, Anyone but Ivy Pocket is the first book in a four-book series and is illustrated...
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Tyme #1: Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Megan Morrison · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...
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My Diary from the Edge of the World

Jodi Lynn Anderson · Aladdin
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

Told in diary form by an irresistible heroine, this playful and perceptive novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the May Bird trilogy sparkles with science, myth, magic, and the strange beauty of the everyday marvels we sometimes forget to notice.Spirited, restless Gracie...
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Plain Kate

Erin Bow · Arthur A. Levine Books; Reprint edition
Format: Book

A debut novel that's as sharp as a knife's point.Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine...
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Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles

Marissa Meyer · Square Fish
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class...
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The Girl at Midnight

Melissa Grey · Delacorte Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

[STAR] "Sparks fly. . . . Will please fans of Cassandra Clare and Game of Thrones watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters; and themes of family, power, loyalty, and romance. . . . [Book 2] cannot come soon enough!" - BOOKLIST , StarredFor fans...
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Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles

Marissa Meyer · Square Fish
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class...
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Princess Academy

Shannon Hale · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 314
Format: Paperback

Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among...
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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl: Book One

Paige McKenzie · Weinstein Books
Pages: 296
Format: Book

Shortly after her sixteenth birthday, Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Austin, Texas, to the rain-drenched town of Ridgemont, Washington. Though Sunshine is adopted, she and her mother have always been close, sharing a special bond filled with laughter and inside jokes....
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The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 377
Format: Paperback

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

J K Rowling · Scholastic
Pages: 309
Format: Paperback

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins...
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The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic Press
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear...
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Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys · Philomel Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! "Masterfully crafted" - The Wall Street JournalFor readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating...
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Between Shades of Gray

Ruta Sepetys · Philomel Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." --The Washington PostLina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home,...
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The Outsiders

S. E. Hinton · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 188
Format: Hardcover

When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks to teenagers as powerfully as ever.
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Out of My Mind

Sharon M Draper · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

"If there is one book teens and parents (and everyone else) should read this year, Out of My Mind" should be it" (Denver Post") .Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything...
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 195
Format: Hardcover

Believe in the possible . . . with this "warm, witty, and wise" New York Times bestselling novel from three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far? Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked...
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C S Lewis · HarperTrophy
Pages: 154
Format: Paperback

A full-color paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with full-color cover and interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes.Four adventurous siblings - Peter, Susan,...
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Bone Gap

Laura Ruby · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

Michael L. Printz WinnerNational Book Award Finalist"Bone Gap marks Laura Ruby as one of fiction's most original voices. She is capable of moving you to tears, terrifying you on deep and dreamlike levels, and making your heart shout with happiness. This book is magic realism at its most...
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The Gateway

Obert Skye · Aladdin; First Edition edition
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. "Lev") lives a wretched life in Burnt Culvert, Oklahoma. But his life is about to change and his destiny be fulfilled as he learns about a secret gateway that bridges two worlds -- the real world and Foo, a place created...
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The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien · Mariner Books; Mti Rep edition
Format: Paperback

J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to The Lord of the Rings trilogy—now available in a movie tie-in edition paperback. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed...
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Tuesdays at the Castle

Jessica Day George · Bloomsbury
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions....
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Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One

Patricia C Wrede · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
Pages: 240
Format: eBook

Meet Princess Cimorene--a princess who refustes to be proper. She is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomobyish smart...
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Sisters

Raina Telgemeier · Graphix
Pages: 197
Format: Book

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself....
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Virals

Kathy Reichs · Razorbill
Pages: 454
Format: Hardcover

Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (of the Bones novels and hit TV show) , is the leader of a ragtag band of teenage "sci-philes" who live on a secluded island off the coast of South Carolina. When the group rescues a dog caged for medical...
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Legend

Marie Lu · Speak
Pages: 13
Format: Paperback

"Marie Lu's dystopian novel is a Legend in the making."--USA Today"Taut and exciting."--The Los Angeles TImes"Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."A New York Times bestseller!5 Starred Reviews!What was once the western United States is now home...
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Kelly Regan Barnhill · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Award The New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016 A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 A School...
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