Posted on: November 24, 2015

Macbeth: a play by William Shakespeare

Macbeth

adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds

Macbeth, a general in the king's army, is returning from battle when he comes upon three witches who tell him that one day he'll be king. At first Macbeth dismisses their predictions, but an evil seed takes root in h...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Revolution

Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly

An angry, grieving seventeen-year-old musician facing expulsion from her prestigious Brooklyn private school travels to Paris to complete a school assignment and uncovers a diary written during the French revolution by a young actress ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

When I Was the Greatest

When I Was the Greatest

by Jason Reynolds

Avoiding the violence that has given his neighborhood a bad name, urban youth Ali spends busy days attending school, boxing and helping his family while looking out for a troublesome friend and a Tourette's-afflicted brother only to be br...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Pretty Monsters

Pretty Monsters

by Kelly Link


Weirdly wonderful and a touch macabre, the nine short stories take readers into worlds with elements of reality but also supply a fantastic twist.

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

Feed

Feed

by M.T. Anderson


In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble.

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

by Laini Taylor

Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student in a Prague boarding school, carries a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters – the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known.

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

The Port Chicago 50

by Steve Sheinkin

Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

The Knife of Never Letting Go

The Knife of Never Letting Go

by Patrick Ness

Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony's true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Revolver

Revolver

by Marcus Sedgwick
Mia's Review:This intense, carefully constructed thriller takes place in the frozen wilderness of the Yukon territory. Sig is being held hostage in a remote cabin by a stranger who claims that Sig’s father cheated him out of a share ......read more...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Please Ignore Vera Dietz

by A. S. King
Mia's Review:You may pick this one up because of the mystery, the heartbreaking love story of best friend betrayal, or the wonderful weirdness of a talking pagoda that narrates part of the story. But stick around for some wisdom from Ken ......read more...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Fat Kid Rules the World

Fat Kid Rules the World

by K. L. Going
Mia's Review:When high school drop-out guitar legend Kurt stops suicidal Troy from stepping in front of a subway car (and invites him to start a band) more than one life may be saved. A tribute to friendship, punk rock, and the landmarks......read more...

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