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  Cover Art: Going Rogue : an Also Known as Novel Benway, Robin.
Going Rogue : an Also Known as Novel
When sixteen-year-old Maggie Silver's parents are falsely accused of stealing priceless gold coins, she must use her safecracking skills to try to clear their names, with help from the "new team" she has formed as an undercover operative in a New York City high school.
308 pages 2014
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Shackleton : Antarctic Odyssey Bertozzi, Nick.
Shackleton : Antarctic Odyssey
"Ernest Shackleton was one of the last great Antarctic explorers, and he led one of the most ambitious Antarctic expeditions ever undertaken. This is his story, and the story of the dozens of men who threw in their lot with him--many of whom nearly died in the unimaginably harsh conditions of the journey. It's an astonishing feat--and was unprecedented at the time--that all the men in the expedition survived. Shackleton's expedition marked the end of a period of romantic exploration of the Arctic and the Antarctic, and this is as much a book about the encroaching modern world as it is about travel."--Amazon.com.
125 pages 2014
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Going Bovine Bray, Libba
Going Bovine
Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen year-old who, after being diagnosed with Creutzfeld Jakob's (aka mad cow) disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed video gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure.
x, 480 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: The Doomsday Box Brennan, Herbie.
The Doomsday Box
Working on a highly-classified espionage project, four English teenagers go back in time to the Cold War in 1962 to prevent a global outbreak of the bubonic plague in the twenty-first century.
328 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Killer of Enemies Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
Killer of Enemies
"In a world that has barely survived an apocalypse that leaves it with pre-twentieth century technology, Lozen is a monster hunter for four tyrants who are holding her family hostage"--
361 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Two Lies and a Spy Carlton, Kat
Two Lies and a Spy
Sixteen-year-old Kari juggles saving her spy parents while impressing the guy she has been in love with forever.
245 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Testing Charbonneau, Joelle
The Testing
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
344 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Parched Clark, Georgia
Feeling guilty after her mother's accidental death, sixteen-year-old Tessendra Rockwood leaves the abundance of Eden to fight for survival in the drought-devastated Badlands, but when she joins the rebel group, Kudzu, to fight the tyranny of Eden's government, she is in for some big surprises.
v, 312 pages 2014
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Z. Rex Cole, Stephen
Z. Rex
From Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Edinburgh, Scotland, thirteen-year-old Adam Adlar must elude police while being hunted by a dinosaur come-to-life from a virtual reality game invented by his father, who has gone missing.
245 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Hunger Games Collins, Suzanne
The Hunger Games
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
374 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Way We Fall Crewe, Megan
The Way We Fall
Sixteen-year-old old Kaelyn challenges her fears and fights to keep her family and friends safe as a deadly new virus devastates her island community.
309 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Little Brother Doctorow, Cory
Little Brother
After being interrogated for days by the Department of Homeland Security in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, California, seventeen-year-old Marcus, released into what is now a police state, decides to use his expertise in computer hacking to set things right.
382 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Incarceron Fisher, Catherine
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.
442 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Dangerous Hale, Shannon
When aspiring astronaut Maisie Danger Brown, who was born without a right hand, and the other space camp students get the opportunity to do something amazing in space, Maisie must prove how dangerous she can be and how far she is willing to go to protect everything she has ever loved.
408 pages 2014
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sure Fire Higgins, Jack
Sure Fire
Resentful of having to go and live with their estranged father after the death of their mother, fifteen-year-old twins, Rich and Jade, soon find they have more complicated problems when their father is kidnapped and their attempts to rescue him involve them in a dangerous international plot to control the world's oil.
237 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: SilverFin : a James Bond Adventure Higson, Charles, 1958-
SilverFin : a James Bond Adventure
This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure.
xvi, 335 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Crocodile Tears Horowitz, Anthony
Crocodile Tears
Targeted by a hitman and under threat of his past being exposed by the media, Alex reluctantly turns to MI6. But their help doesn't come cheap: they need Alex to spy on the activities at a GM crop plant. There he spots Desmond McCain, a high profile charity organiser, who realises that Alex is on to him and the real plans for the money he's raising. Kidnapped and whisked off to Africa, Alex learns the full horror of McCain's plot: to create an epic disaster that will kill millions. Forced to ask MI6 for protection, Alex finds himself being manipulated in a deadly game that could lead to the destruction of an entire East African country.
388 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Into the Wild Hunter, Erin
Into the Wild
For generations, four clans of wild cats have shared the forest. When their warrior code is threatened by mysterious deaths, a house cat named Rusty may turn out to be the bravest warrior of all. First in the "Warriors" series.
272 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Infinity Kenyon, Sherrilyn
Streetwise Nick and his quick sarcasm are the stuff of legend until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior, Nick is sucked into the realm of the Dark-Hunters: immortal vampire slayers who risk everything to save humanity. With his fellow students turning into flesh-eating zombies, how can he stop them without getting killed first?
ix, 464 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: I Am Number Four Lore, Pittacus
I Am Number Four
In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien.
440 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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