Scars Like Wings

Relatable, heartbreaking, and real, this is a story of resilience the perfect novel for readers of powerful contemporary fiction like Girl in Pieces and Every Last Word Before, I was a million things Now I m only one The Burned Girl Ava Lee has lost everything there is to lose Her parents Her

Light It Up

Told in a series of vignettes from multiple viewpoints, Kekla Magoon s Light It Up is a powerful, layered story about injustice and strength as well as an incredible follow up to the highly acclaimed novel How It Went Down A girl walks home from school She s tall for her age She s wearing her win

Blood: A Memoir

The Grammy and Academy Award nominated singer songwriter s haunting, lyrical memoir, sharing the story of an unthinkable act of violence and ultimate healing through artMobile, Alabama, 1986 A fourteen year old girl is awakened by the unmistakable sound of gunfire On the front lawn, her father h

Give and Take

Twelve year old Maggie knows her new baby sister who smells like powder isn t her sister for keeps Izzie is a foster baby awaiting adoption So in a day or a week, she ll go to her forever family and all that sweetness will be gone Except for those things Maggie s secretly saving in the cardboard

Nowhere Left to Run (The Nowhere Trilogy #2)

I have nowhere left to run I ll never love another the way I loved him He might have been a prince, but to me he was just Erik The father of my child The man whose love was so fierce, it s like it never left me Some days I swear I can still feel his presence surrounding me, until I m reminded t

My Jasper June

This book is a treasure a touching story of friendship, loss, and finding beauty in the everyday, with characters who stay with you long after you ve turned the final page I absolutely loved it R J Palacio, New York Times bestselling author of Wonder Laurel Snyder, author of Orphan Island, ret

The Nightjar

The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt is a stunning contemporary fantasy debut about another London, a magical world hidden behind the bustling modern city we know Alice Wyndham has been plagued by visions of birds her whole lifeuntil the mysterious Crowley reveals that Alice is an aviarist capable o

All the Impossible Things

Red s inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother Whenever Ruby Red Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep the skies stormy Red knows she has to learn how to control it, but can t figure out how This ti

The Survival List

The only thing connecting Sloane to her older sister Talley is a list random places, unfamiliar names, a phone number that she doesn t recognize Ever since Talley died, Sloane has been completely fixated on it maybe understanding how the items on list connect is the key to understanding why Talley

The Crossover

Kwame Alexander s The Crossover is brought to life as a graphic novel with illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile With a bolt of lightning on my kicks The court is SIZZLING My sweat is DRIZZLING Stop all that quivering Cuz tonight I m delivering, raps twelve year old Josh Bell Thanks to thei

The Fate of Fausto

There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his You are mine, Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea Working for the first time in tr

Wildfire

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers straight into the nightmare of a raging wildfire as 12 year old Sam is trapped by explosive flames and deadly smoke that threaten to take his life Can he survive Flames race toward Sam Castine s summer camp as evacuation buses are loading, but Sam