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  Cover Art: The Vanishing Season Anderson, Jodi Lynn.
The Vanishing Season
Girls started vanishing in the fall, and now winter's come to lay a white sheet over the horror. Door County, it seems, is swallowing the young, right into its very dirt. From beneath the house on Water Street, I've watched the danger swell.The residents know me as the noises in the house at night, the creaking on the stairs. I'm the reflection behind them in the glass, the feeling of fear in the cellar. I'm tied--it seems--to this house, this street, this town...
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 40 min., 31 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Trial By Fire Angelini, Josephine
Trial By Fire
This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying experiences that others in her hometown of Salem take for granted, which is why she is determined to enjoy her first high school party with her best friend and longtime crush, Tristan. But after a humiliating incident in front of half her graduating class, Lily wishes she could just disappear... Suddenly, Lily is in a different Salem--one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles. Strongest and cruelest of them all is Lillian... Lily's other self in this alternate universe. In Josephine Angelini's Trial by Fire, what makes Lily weak at home is what makes her extraordinary in New Salem. In this confusing world, Lily is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone and a love she never expected.
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 19 min., 03 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: A Mad Wicked Folly Biggs, Sharon, 1966-
A Mad Wicked Folly
Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909, where dresses and houses are overwhelmingly opulent, social class means everything, and women are taught to be nothing more than wives and mothers. Into this world comes seventeen-year-old Victoria Darling, who wants only to be an artist--a nearly impossible dream for a girl. After Vicky poses nude for her illicit art class, she is expelled from her French finishing school...
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 13 min., 48 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Here and Now Brashares, Ann.
The Here and Now
Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love. Thrilling, exhilarating, haunting, and heartbreaking, The Here and Now is a twenty-first-century take on an impossible romance. Ann Brashares' first novel for teens since The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she's found to hold on to...
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 21 min.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Guy in Real Life Brezenoff, Steven.
Guy in Real Life
It is Labor Day weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and boy and girl collide on a dark street at two thirty in the morning. Lesh, who wears black, listens to metal, and plays MMOs; Svetlana, who embroiders her skirts, listens to Björk and Berlioz, and dungeon masters her own RPG. They should pick themselves up, continue on their way, and never talk to each other again.But they don't...
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 33 min., 3 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Hit Burgess, Melvin.
The Hit
Live the ultimate high. Pay the ultimate price. The shocking return to YA by the author of SMACK. A new drug is on the street. Everyone's buzzing about it. Take the hit. Live the most intense week of your life. Then die. It's the ultimate high at the ultimate price. Adam thinks it over. He's poor, and doesn't see that changing. Lizzie, his girlfriend, can't make up her mind about sleeping with him, so he can't get laid. His brother Jess is missing. And Manchester is in chaos, controlled by drug dealers and besieged by a group of homegrown terrorists who call themselves the Zealots. Wouldn't one amazing week be better than this endless, penniless misery' After Adam downs one of the Death pills, he's about to find out. Review Quotes: "Booklist "Starred Review Burgess' dystopian novel posits a near-future world in which the gap between rich and poor has grown to an unbridgeable chasm. In their despair, many have-nots are taking a new drug called Death that offers seven days of euphoric bliss followed by the oblivion of death. Adam, 17, is one of these. His hopes for an education are dashed, his brother is missing and presumed dead, and he's been dumped by his girlfriend, Lizzie. Seeing nothing but a bleak future, he impulsively takes the pill, but as his own options are precluded, enormous changes are underway. Led by a group called the Zealots, society is teetering on the brink of revolution. Meanwhile, a drug lord and his psychopathic son enter Adam and Lizzie's lives to potentially catastrophic effect. Will Lizzie survive' Will Adam die or is it possible that there might be an antidote to Death after all' Burgess, a master of YA literature, has written a novel of white-knuckle suspense that has considerable violence and ambitious philosophical underpinnings. How does one deal with socioeconomic inequity' Is revolution a viable strategy' Is death' If this ambitious novel has flaws, it may be a lack of attention to these very questions. In addition, the villains--though terrifying--are over the top. But all that said, the novel is viscerally exciting and emotionally engaging. Best of all, it is sure to excite both thoughtful analysis and heated discussion among its readers. A clear winner from Burgess. "Publishers Weekly "Starred Review Burgess (Smack) returns with a boundary-pushing thriller that all-too-believably builds on contemporary threads including income inequality, the Occupy movement, and a YOLO mentality. On the night he attends rocker Jimmy Earle's final concert, Adam knows that his life has changed. Earle's on-stage demise--supposedly from Death, an expensive drug that provides the consummate one-week high followed by death--has awakened a riotous fervor in depressed Manchester, England, which may mark the beginning of a larger revolution. The high of Adam's night out with his girlfriend, Lizzie, comes crashing down when Adam's older brother, Jess, is reported dead. Suddenly, taking Death means a way out. Burgess's prose is straightforward and fast-paced, and his third-person narration hopscotches from character to character while giving readers clear insight into the motives that drive them. His plot swerves are unexpected but well-maneuvered, and his characters' flaws and self-absorptions make them complex and real. Amid violent action, existential anguish, and the heightened appreciation for life that death can bring, Burgess has created a premise that readers will find hard to forget.
1 online resource 2014
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  Cover Art: The One Cass, Kiera
The One
The time has come for one winner to be crowned.When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown--or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the end of the competition approaches, and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose--and how hard she'll have to fight for the future she wants.
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 25 min.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Graduation Day Charbonneau, Joelle
Graduation Day
She wants to put an end to the Testing In a scarred and brutal future, The United Commonwealth teeters on the brink of all-out civil war. The rebel resistance plots against a government that rules with cruelty and cunning. Gifted student and Testing survivor, Cia Vale, vows to fight. But she can't do it alone. This is the chance to lead that Cia has trained for - but who will follow' Plunging through layers of danger and deception, Cia must risk the lives of those she loves--and gamble on the loyalty of her lethal classmates. Who can Cia trust' The stakes are higher than ever-- lives of promise cut short or fulfilled; a future ruled by fear or hope--in the electrifying conclusion to Joelle Charbonneau's epic Testing trilogy. Ready or notit' s Graduation Day. The Final Test is the Deadliest!
1 online resource 2014
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  Cover Art: Independent Study Charbonneau, Joelle
Independent Study
Now a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas, Cia Vale attempts to expose the ugly truth behind the government's grueling and deadly Testing put her and her loved ones in great danger.
1 sound file (9 hr., 45 min.) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Things You Kiss Goodbye Connor, Leslie.
The Things You Kiss Goodbye
Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when basketball star Brady Cullen asks her out, and she just about faints when her strict father actually approves of him. Over the course of the summer, Bettina falls in love with Brady . . . and with the new freedom that comes along with him.But when school starts up again, Brady changes...
1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 30 min., 16 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Death Sworn Cypess, Leah
Death Sworn
Ileni is losing her magic. And that means she's losing everything: Her status as the renegade sorcerers' most powerful rising star. Her purpose in life. The boy she loves. Her home. Exiled to teach sorcery to the assassins hidden deep within the mountains, she expects no one will ever hear from her again. The last two tutors died within weeks of each other...
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 40 min., 05 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Ring and the Crown De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-
The Ring and the Crown
Publisher Marketing: One will rule, and one will serve Princess Marie-Elizabeth, heir to the Lily Throne, and Morgan Myrddn, bastard daughter of the Mage of England, grew up together. Quiet and gentle, Marie has never lived up to the ambitions of her mother, Queen Eleanor the Second, Supreme Ruler of the Franco-British Empire. With the help of the Head Merlin, Eleanor has maintained her stranglehold on the world's only source of magic. She rules the most powerful empire the world has ever seen. But Eleanor's extended lifespan is nearing its end. The princess must marry and produce an heir. When Marie is promised to the heir to the Prussian throne, she turns to Morgan, desperate for help. The best friends form a perilous plan: Morgan, a powerful magician herself, will take on Marie's face, allowing the princess to escape with the boy she loves and live the quiet life she's always wanted. And Morgan will get what she's always dreamed of-the chance to rule. But the hunger for power in Lenoran England run deeper than anyone could imagine. In the end, there is only rule that matters in Eleanor's court: trust no one.
1 online resource (10 hr., 22 min.) 2014
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  Cover Art: Fury of the Seventh Son Delaney, Joseph, 1945-
Fury of the Seventh Son
He's the seventh son of a seventh son. He's the only one who can stop the greatest evil. Tom Ward, the Spook's last apprentice, has everything he needs to vanquish the Fiend, once and for all: the three blades recovered from the dark, the gifts from his witch mother, and the skills he's learned from Master Gregory. And Alice, the one he loves most, is willing to sacrifice herself to fulfill the spell. Or is she' Racing against time, all of Tom's old allies'and old enemies'return. They will clash in a final battle more epic than any he has fought before. And a danger Tom never dreamed of will be revealed. Who will survive' Are you brave enough to find out' This is the final volume of the internationally best-selling Last Apprentice series.
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 22 min.. 39 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Panic Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Panic
As rehearsals begin for the ballet version of Peter Pan, the teenaged members of an Ohio dance troupe lose their focus when one of their own goes missing.
1 sound file (7 hr.) 2014
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  Cover Art: Seeing Red Erskine, Kathryn.
Seeing Red
Publisher Marketing: National Book Award winner Kathryn Erskine delivers a powerful story of family, friendship, and race relations in the South. Life will never be the same for Red Porter. He's a kid growing up around black car grease, white fence paint, and the backward attitudes of the folks who live in his hometown, Rocky Gap, Virginia. Red's daddy, his idol, has just died, leaving Red and Mama with some hard decisions and a whole lot of doubt. Should they sell the Porter family business, a gas station, repair shop, and convenience store rolled into one, where the slogan -- "Porter's: We Fix it Right!" -- has been shouting the family's pride for as long as anyone can remember' With Daddy gone, everything's different. Through his friendship with Thomas, Beau, and Miss Georgia, Red starts to see there's a lot more than car motors and rusty fenders that need fixing in his world. When Red discovers the injustices that have been happening in Rocky Gap since before he was born, he's faced with unsettling questions about his family's legacy.
1 online resource (10 hr., 4 min.) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Lure Ewing, Lynne
The Lure
Fifteen-year-old Blaise lives in the outskirts of Washington, DC. She and her friends turn to gangs for safety, money, and love. When Blaise is invited to join Core 9, she jumps at the chance. She agrees to be beaten for a minute as part of the gang's initiation. But things get only more dangerous when tensions with a rival gang heat up. As she is put in more danger, she begins to see that there's more to lose. With death lurking around every corner, should Blaise stay, or cut and run?
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 58 min., 57 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: Buzz Kill Fantaskey, Beth.
Buzz Kill
Putting the dead in deadline To Bee or not to Bee' When the widely disliked Honeywell Stingers football coach is found murdered, 17-year-old Millie is determined to investigate. She is chasing a lead for the school newspaper - and looking to clear her father, the assistant coach, and prime suspect. Millie's partner is gorgeous, smart-- and keeping secrets Millie joins forces with her mysterious classmate Chase who seems to want to help her even while covering up secrets of his own. She' s starting to get a reputationwithout any of the benefits. Drama-- and bodies-- pile up around Millie and she chases clues, snuggles Baxter the so-ugly-he' s-adorable bassett hound, and storms out of the world' s most awkward school dance/memorial mash-up. At least she gets to eat a lot of pie. Best-selling author Beth Fantaskey' s funny, fast-paced blend of Clueless and Nancy Drew is a suspenseful page-turner that is the best time a reader can have with buried weapons, chicken clocks, and a boy who only watches gloomy moviesbut somehow makes Millie smile. Bee-lieve it. Pair with Fantaskey' s best-selling Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side.
1 online resource (9 hr., 47 min.) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Good Braider Farish, Terry.
The Good Braider
Follows Viola as she survives brutality in war-torn Sudan, makes a perilous journey, lives as a refugee in Egypt, and finally reaches Portland, Maine, where her quest for freedom and security is hampered by memories of past horrors and the traditions her mother and other Sudanese adults hold dear. Includes historical facts and a map of Sudan.
1 sound file (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Family Romanov : Murder Rebellion and the Fall of Imperial Russia Fleming, Candace.
The Family Romanov : Murder Rebellion and the Fall of Imperial Russia
From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes more nonfiction at its very best--and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. Here is the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so...
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 23 min., 4 sec.)) 2014
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  Cover Art: The Slave Dancer Fox, Paula.
The Slave Dancer
One day, thirteen-year-old jessie Bollier is earning pennies playing his fife on the docks of New Orleans; the next, he is kidnapped and thrown aboard a slave ship, where his job is to provide music while shackled slaves "dance" to keep their muscles strong and their bodies profitable. As the endless voyage continues, Jessie grows increasingly sickened by the greed, brutality, and inhumanity of the slave trade, but nothing prepares him for the ultimate horror he will witness before his nightmare ends -- a horror that will change his life forever.
1 online resource. 2014
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