"Aladdin is a street rat. There's really no getting around that. Like most, he's just trying to survive another day in impoverished Agrabah. Jasmine is a princess, one who is about to enter into an arranged marriage. All she wants is to escape her fate, to see what lies beyond the palace walls. But everything changes when the sultan's trusted advisor, Jafar, suddenly rises to power. With the help of an ancient lamp, Jafar becomes determined to break the laws of magic and gain control over love and death. Soon Aladdin and the deposed princess Jasmine must unite the people of Agrabah in rebellion to stop the power-mad ruler. But their fight for freedom grows costly when it threatens to tear the kingdom apart." -- page 2 of cover.
"Odea Donahue has been able to travel through people's dreams since she was six years old, but when Dea breaks the rules, dreams start to become reality"--provided by publisher.
"A surrealist novel about four teenagers who find unconventional ways to escape standardized tests and their perilous world, and discover that the only escape from reality is to face it"-- Provided by publisher.
Zoe, Jake, Mia, Gregor, and Whitney meet at high school freshman orientation. At the end of that first day, they make a promise to reunite after graduation. So much can happen in those in-between years... Zoe feels like she will live forever in her famous mother's shadow. Jake struggles to find the right connections in friendship and in love. Mia keeps trying on new identities, looking for one that actually fits. Gregor thought he wanted to be more than just a band geek. And Whitney seems to have it all, until it's all falling apart around her.
Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it's normal to step into the same skirt. To hook their arms around each other for balance. To fall asleep listening to the other breathing. To share. And to keep some things private. The two sixteen-year-old girls have two heads, two hearts, and each has two arms, but at the belly, they join. And they are happy, never wanting to risk the dangerous separation surgery. But the girls' body is beginning to fight against them. And soon they will have to face the impossible choice they have avoided for their entire lives.
When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.
|"This anthology of stories from acclaimed young adult authors examines the thought-provoking issues of gun violence, gun control, and gun ownership"-- Provided by publisher.|
|Contents:||Introduction / Michael Cart -- Prologue, a culture of guns... with comments from sons / Marc Aronson, Will Weaver, Chris Crutcher -- Roach / Walter Dean Myers -- Embraced by raven arms / Tim Wynne-Jones -- Shoot / Gregory Galloway -- Bodyguard, a fable / Ron Koertge -- Fight or flight / Alex Flinn -- Certified deactivated / Chris Lynch -- Love packs heat / Eric Shanower -- Dragon / Francesca Lia Block -- Babysitters / Jenny Hubbard -- Battle of Elphinloan / Elizabeth Wein -- Dark hobby / Edward Averett -- Gunslinger / Peter Johnson -- Heartbreak / Joyce Carol Oates.|
Adam, crippled by muscular dystrophy, and five other terminally ill teenagers sacrifice their bodies and upload their minds into weaponized robots to battle a dangerously advanced artificial intelligence program bent on destroying humanity.
"When a talented mechanic in 1818 Geneva brings his brother back from the dead using clockwork parts, the citizens of Geneva think they may have inspired the recently published novel Frankenstein"-- Provided by publisher.
Henry, Dylan, and Arla land the perfect summer job bringing supplies by boat to the cabins on Rainy Lake. Gold is still waiting to be discovered, but now they can fish and search for the River of Gold mine as they make their rounds. But exploring the islands turns dangerous. Someone is hiding a crime, and Henry, Dylan, and Arla can't run fast enough.