Series: Darkness Rising Trilogy, Book 3 As it becomes clear that Maya’s powers will destroy her, it also becomes clear that the only people who can cure her are the ones she’s running from.
William and the Lost Spirit by Gwen de Bonneval
Everyone is sure William’s father is dead—except for William’s sister. When she goes off to find him, William follows her on an adventure into unknown lands. Full-color illustrations.
Throwing Strikes: My Quest for Truth and the Perfect Knuckleball by R. A. Dickey
Cy Young Award winner R. A. Dickey explains how he overcame hardship to become a successful knuckleball pitcher. A young readers’ edition ofWherever I Wind Up. Insert of full-color photographs.
The Odd Squad: Bully Bait by Michael Fry
Series: Odd Squad, Book 1 Nick, tired of being shoved into his locker by bully Roy, fights back. But soon he discovers that in Roy’s place is a bully he recognizes: himself. Black-and-white illustrations.
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Lucy Knisley is the daughter of a chef and a gourmet. In her thoughtful and down-to-earth memoir, she casts light on the role of food in all our lives. Full-color illustrations.
Scowler by Daniel Kraus
When Ry’s demented, murderous father escapes prison and comes seeking vengeance, Ry calls on three imaginary childhood protectors to help him defend his family.
Chasing the Prophecy: Beyonders by Brandon Mull
Series: Beyonders, Book 3 Armed with the prophecy of a dead oracle, Jason and Rachel set forth with their friends to wage the final battle in defense of Lyrian, their adopted homeland.
Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson
To bond with her enlisted father, Jess founds a club to aid Afghan orphans. Then a bombing at the orphanage injures Jess’s dad and kills her friend’s mom.
Crap Kingdom by DC Pierson
Tom is thrilled to find out that he is the Chosen One of a faraway kingdom. Then he learns that the kingdom is made of Earth’s trash, and nobody there likes him.
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith
In order to contain Delta Fever, the U.S. government ousts the Gulf Coast. A dangerous tribal society grows in Orleans, and Fen desperately wants to get Baby Girl out.
The Milk of Birds by Sylvia Whitman
Over a year-long correspondence, a Darfur refugee and an American teen learn about each other’s lives and come to better understand their own.