Showing 1–28 of 28 books

  • Year: 2005
  • Airborn

    Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.
  • Baby Be-Bop

    • ISBN: 9780064471763
    Block encourages teens to celebrate their own true selves, helping them discover what time they are upon and where they do belong.
  • Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

    Almond's obsession with candy blends family memoir, reporting, and travelogue in a hilarious, unflinching examination of the world of sweets.
  • Chanda's Secrets

    A girl's struggle amid the African AIDS pandemic, Chanda, is an astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang, a fictional city in Southern Africa. When her youngest sister dies, the first hint of HIV/AIDS emerges, Chanda must confront undercurrents of shame and stigma. Not afraid to explore the horrific realities of AIDS, Chanda's Secrets also captures the enduring strength of loyalty, friendship and family ties. Above all, it is a story about the corrosive nature of secrets and the healing power of truth.
  • Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys

    • ISBN: 9780060202699
    Block encourages teens to celebrate their own true selves, helping them discover what time they are upon and where they do belong.
  • Donorboy

    When her lesbian mothers are killed in an accident, 14-year-old Rosalind meets and moves in with her young sperm donor father. With humor and empathy, the author tells a moving story of strangers creating a family.
  • Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie

    When thirteen-year-old Steven's little brother is diagnosed with leukemia, Steven's world is turned upside down. He is forced to deal with Jeffrey's illness and his parents' attempts to keep the family in one piece. This story takes the reader on a journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.
  • The Gangsta Rap

    When teenage Ray and his two friends, Prem and Tyronne, form a successful rap band in the London's East End where they live, they soon find themselves embroiled in increasingly violent gang warfare.
  • The Garden

    Retells the tale of the Garden of Eden from Eve's point of view, as Serpent teaches her everything from her own name to why she should eat the forbidden fruit, and then leaves her with Adam and the knowledge that her choice has made mankind free.
  • Girls In Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

    The members of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants graduate from high school and spend their last summer before college learning about life and themselves.
  • How I Live Now

    To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.
  • How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater

    In 1983 Wallingford, New Jersey, feckless teenager Edward Zanni is enjoying a carefree summer, until his father remarries and refuses to pay for him to study acting at Juilliard, and joins forces with his loyal misfit friends to assist him in stealing the tuition money from his father while practicing for a high school production of Grease.
  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

    In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.
  • Looking for Alaska

    Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.
  • Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

    After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "bird kids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
  • Missing Angel Juan

    • ISBN: 9780064471206
    Block encourages teens to celebrate their own true selves, helping them discover what time they are upon and where they do belong.
  • My Sister's Keeper

    Conceived to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenage Kate begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body.
  • Project X

    School is a nightmare for eighth-grader Edwin, who suffers daily indignities and bullying. With his only friend, he plots a terrible revenge. A searing, startlingly real account of one boy's path to violence.
  • Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

    Sullivan spent a year observing the lives and deaths of New York City's rats in this surprising, graphic, and entertaining natural history.
  • Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

    In this vivid and thrilling account, a journalist recounts the adventures of the two deep-sea divers who discover a WWII German U-boat off the coast of New Jersey and become obsessed with uncovering its story.
  • Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

    A long-distance swimmer describes her record-setting swims in the icy waters of the Bering Strait and Antarctica. An inspiring story of personal achievement and determination.
  • Teen Idol

    When teenage heartthrob Luke Stryker shows up at a small-town Indiana high school to do research for a movie role, he persuades junior Jenny Greenley to use her considerable talents to try to change things at school for the better.
  • Thinner Than Thou

    Three teens embark on a rescue mission through an America in which bodily perfection has become a religion. This provocative novel satirizes a world of adults who have lost perspective and teens forced to respond with heroic action.
  • Truth & Beauty: A Friendship

    As young writers Patchett and Lucy Grealy began a once-in-a-lifetime friendship that lasted until Lucy's tragic death. With intimacy, grace, and humor, Patchett's memoir captures Lucy's rollercoaster life—her exuberance, partying and childlike affection and her struggle with a cruel disfigurement and insurmountable depression.
  • The Truth About Forever

    Dessen has given teens a safe haven highlighting the many complexities teens face today.  Her voice is authentic and assumes the reader is as intelligent and multi-faceted as her characters. Notably, each of the honored selections is engaging and accessib
  • Weetzie Bat

    • ISBN: 9780060205348
    Block encourages teens to celebrate their own true selves, helping them discover what time they are upon and where they do belong.
  • Witch Baby

    • ISBN: 9780064470650
    Block encourages teens to celebrate their own true selves, helping them discover what time they are upon and where they do belong.
  • Work of Wolves

    In this moving, romantic novel, a gifted Lakota boy, a German exchange student, and a horse trainer rescue three abused horses, dramatically changing their lives.