Showing 1–13 of 13 books

  • Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Catalyst

    Eighteen-year-old Kate, who sometimes chafes at being a preacher's daughter, finds herself losing control in her senior year. These gripping and exceptionally well-written novels, through various settings, time periods, and circumstances, poignantly reflect the growing and changing realities facing teens.
  • Chains: Seeds Of America

    Isabel fights for her freedom as the Revolutionary War breaks out.
  • Fever 1793

    In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic. These gripping and exceptionally well-written novels, through various settings, time periods, and circumstances, poignantly reflect the growing and changing realities facing teens.
  • Forge

    Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.
  • The Impossible Knife of Memory

    Hayley and her veteran father have just returned to his hometown, but life at a new school and the ever increasing severity of her father's PTSD make Hayley's life unpredictable and uncontrollable. Daniels' brief, tortured flashbacks are haunting and memorable, while Whelan completely disappears into Hayley's sarcasm and vulnerability.
  • The Impossible Knife of Memory

    Hayley and her veteran father have just returned to his hometown, but life at a new school and the ever increasing severity of her father's PTSD make Hayley's life unpredictable and uncontrollable.
  • Prom

    Eighteen-year-old Ash wants nothing to do with senior prom, but when disaster strikes and her desperate friend, Nat, needs her help to get it back on track, Ash's involvement transforms her life.
  • Prom

    Eighteen-year-old Ash wants nothing to do with senior prom, but when disaster strikes and her desperate friend, Nat, needs her help to get it back on track, Ash's involvement transforms her life.
  • Speak

    A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school. These gripping and exceptionally well-written novels, through various settings, time periods, and circumstances, poignantly reflect the growing and changing realities facing teens.
  • Speak

    Melinda, a teenage outcast at school, works through her trauma to find her voice.
  • Twisted

    After finally getting noticed by someone other than school bullies and his ever-angry father, seventeen-year-old Tyler enjoys his tough new reputation and the attentions of a popular girl, but when life starts to go bad again, he must choose between transforming himself or giving in to his destructive thoughts.
  • Twisted

    After finally getting noticed by someone other than school bullies and his ever-angry father, seventeen-year-old Tyler enjoys his tough new reputation and the attentions of a popular girl, but when life starts to go bad again, he must choose between transforming himself or giving in to his destructive thoughts.
  • Wintergirls

    Lia and Cassie have been friends and competitors over who can be the skinniest.  Cassie wins the contest, but now Lia has to find her way without losing her own life.