In 1722, after arriving with her brother at the family's Jamaican plantation where she is to be married off, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes with her slave friend, Minerva Sharpe, and together they become pirates traveling the world in search of treasure.
Looking forward to taking summer classes with a famous artist-in-residence, Corinne struggles beside a fellow student whose style clashes with her own, a view that shifts when she learns that they have more in common than she thought.
"Homura discovers that she has been trapped in an illusory space all along. Though she resolves to find and put a stop to the culprit behind the illustion, her friends' apparent happiness in this false reality makes Homura wonder if she has more to lose than gain by putting an end to it."--Back cover.
First crush, first love, first kiss--Chloe must choose between her virtual almost-boyfriend and her best guy friend in this addition to the sweet and clean Flirt series. Chloe has the best almost-boyfriend ever. Trevor is smart, talented, witty, and good-looking. Basically, he's the perfect guy for her--except for one tiny detail. He lives hundreds of miles away. Chloe met Trevor at music camp when they were kids and was so excited when they reconnected in an online music forum a few months ago. And they've been flirting non-stop ever since. Chloe's boy-crazy best friend Vanessa thinks it's the most romantic thing she's ever heard, though her other best friend, Kazuo, isn't so sure. Turns out Kaz actually has a crush on her! Chloe can't imagine her life without him, but she's never thought of him that way. Still, Kaz talks Chloe into giving him a chance and going to the big school dance together. Chloe is almost ready to agree when she gets the most amazing news--Trevor is coming for a visit! But when Trevor shows up, things don't go quite as well as Chloe was expecting, and by the time she realizes her old camp buddy has changed--and that he might not be Mr. Perfect (for her) after all--Kaz has already asked Vanessa to the dance. Did Chloe just miss her chance at true love?
Chloe lands a summer job mucking stalls at one of the best dude ranches in Colorado. The summer only gets better when she meets Stephen. He's funny, friendly, and hardworking, a welcome antidote to Chloe's daily doses of Zach, the cocky, self-satisfied fellow ranch hand. When a trailer full of new colts arrives for training, Chloe is given the job of caring for them. She's looking forward to seeing Stephen all the time, but then Zach is assigned to help with the training and Chloe's plans for moonlight rides and watching sunsets are squashed. But as the summer continues and Chloe starts to see a different side of Zach as he works with the horses, she starts to wonder if maybe she judged him too harshly at first.
While vacationing in Scotland with her parents, Ava, fifteen, meets cute and sweet Graham, the son of her mother's college friend, but wonders if it is worth pursuing a relationship when she will soon return to Cleveland.
"Ikebukuro, Tokyo. A place where the clumsy and inept at love gather. A high school girl worried about her status. A third-rate magazine reporter covering the Ikebukuro beat. A teacher suspected of sexual harassment. A thug wearing a yellow bandanna, who is said to be the toughest around. A young man who deals in all manner of sensitive information. And a headless rider on a coal-black motorcycle. As these individuals and more are drawn into a whirl of unlucky incidents, Ikebukuro itself will begin to crumble...!"--Back cover.
In two revealing prequels to Red Queen, Queen Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead for her in royal life. Meanwhile, Captain Farley exchanges coded transmissions with the resistance--and stumbles upon a connection that may prove to be the key to an attack on the Nortan capital: Mare Barrow.
Seventeen-year-old foul-mouthed Westie, the notorious adopted daughter of local inventor Nigel Butler, lives in the lawless western town of Rogue City where she sets out to prove the wealthy investors in a magical technology that will save her city are the cannibals that killed her family and took her arm when she was a child.
Destiny and darkness collide in this romantic, sweeping new fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan.Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Luna, Relhok's lost princess, has been hiding in a tower ever since. Luna's survival depends on the world believing she is dead.But that doesn't stop Luna from wanting more. When she meets Fowler, a mysterious archer braving the woods outside her tower, Luna is drawn to him despite the risk. When the tower is attacked, Luna and Fowler escape together. But this world of darkness is more treacherous than Luna ever realized.With every threat stacked against them, Luna and Fowler find solace in each other. But with secrets still unspoken between them, falling in love might be their most dangerous journey yet.
Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his grandmother, a writer for a geography magazine, to the remote Forbidden Kingdom in the Himalayas to help locate a sacred statue of a golden dragon before it is stolen by a greedy outsider.
A collection of six stories from the universe of the Lunar Chronicles answer such questions as: How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?
"Combining hands-on activities with theology, history, geography, world cultures, art and architecture, Comparative Religion encourages a deeper understanding of the world's religions"--Page  of cover.
"Using a host of primary sources, author Brandon Marie Miller recounts the roles, hardships, and daily lives of Native American, European, and African women in 17th- and 18th-century colonial America. Hard work proved a constant for most women--they ensured their family's survival through their skills while others sold their labor or lived in bondage as indentured servants and slaves. Even in this world defined entirely by men, a world where no one thought it important to record a female's thoughts, women found ways to step forth. Elizabeth Ashbridge survived an abusive indenture to become a Quaker preacher. Anne Bradstreet penned epic poetry while raising eight children in the wilderness. Anne Hutchinson went toe-to-toe with Puritan authorities. Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse built a trade empire in New Amsterdam. Martha Corey lost her life in the vortex of Salem's witch hunt. And Eve, a Virginia slave, twice ran away to freedom. With strength, courage, resilience, and resourcefulness, these women and many others played a vital role in the mosaic of life in colonial America"--
" Do you have problems with anxiety? The Anxious Teen Survival Guide is a much-needed, go-to guide to help you finally break free from the worry and ruminations that can get in the way of reaching your goals. If you have anxiety, your fears and worries can keep you from feeling confident and independent. Teen milestones such as making friends, dating, getting good grades, or taking on more mature responsibilities, may seem much more difficult. And if you're like countless other anxious teens, you may even avoid situations that cause you anxiety altogether-leaving you stuck in a cycle of worry and avoidance. So, how can you take control of your anxiety before it takes control of you? Based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), this book helps you identify your "monkey mind"-the primitive part of the brain where anxious thoughts arise. You'll also be able to determine if you suffer from generalized anxiety, phobias, social anxiety, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or separation anxiety. Full of powerful yet simple cartoon illustrations, this book will teach you practical strategies for handling even the toughest situations that previously caused you to feel anxious or worried. If you're ready to feel more independent, more confident, and be your best, this unique book will show you how"--
"A new series of prose novels, straight from the worldwide Naruto franchise. Naruto's allies and enemies take center stage in these fast-paced adventures, with each volume focusing on a particular clanmate, ally, team...or villain. Two years after the Great Ninja War, Shikamaru spends his days racing around, hands full as one of Konoha's key protectors. Then one day a large number of ninja from every region are reported missing. Even Sai disappears. And the place where the missing shinobi end up is the mysterious empire, the Land of Silence. As a ninja, as an adult, to protect all that he is responsible for, Shikamaru must do battle with the shadow of a new generation"--
"1942, World War II. The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this World War II, women and girls fight, too. As the fate of the world hangs in the balance, three girls sign up to fight. Rio Richlin, Frangie Marr, and Rainy Schulterman are average girls, girls with dreams and aspirations, at the start of their lives, at the start of their loves. Each has her own reasons for volunteering. Not one expects to see actual combat. Not one expects to be on the front lines. Rio, Frangie, and Rainy will play their parts in the war to defeat evil and save the future of the human race. They will fear and they will rage; they will suffer and they will inflict suffering; they will hate and they will love. They will fight the greatest war the world has ever known." -- From dust jacket.
After waking in a shallow grave, Breezy, a high school senior, crosses the country seeking answers about her death and resurrection, discovering along the way a host of supernatural creatures, as well as a human cult determined to "free" them at any cost.
Documents the true story of the legendary samurai who was raised in the household of the enemies who killed his father before being sent to live in a monastery where, against the odds, he learned and perfected his fighting skills --Publisher's description.
When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.
Rosa never thought she'd make it to sixteen ... When being unique puts you in danger and speaking your mind can be punishable by death, you might find yourself fighting to survive. Sixteen-year-old Rosa lives in one of the eight enclosed cities of the Woodlands. Where the lone survivors of a devastating race war have settled in the Russian wilderness because it's the only scrap of land left habitable on the planet. In these circular cities, everyone must abide by the law or face harsh punishment. Rosa's inability to conform and obey the rules brands her a leper and no one wants to be within two feet of her, until she meets Joseph. He's blonde, fair-skinned, green-eyed, and the laid-back complete opposite of Rosa. She's never met anyone quite like him, and she knows that spells danger. But differences weren't always a bad thing. People used to think being unique was one of the most treasured of traits to have. Now, the Superiors who ruthlessly control the concrete cities with an iron fist, are obsessed with creating a 'Raceless' race. They are convinced this is the only way to avoid another war. Any anomalies must be destroyed. The Superiors are unstoppable and can do anything they want. After all, they are considered superheroes by the general public. But not everyone sees them this way. When they continue to abuse their power by collecting young girls for use in their secret, high-tech breeding program, they have no idea that one of those girls has somehow managed to make friends even she didn't know she had. And one man will stop at nothing to save her.--from back cover.
"Writer Marv Wolfman (CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS) and artist George Perez (FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS, Avengers) craft a timeless story starring Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Cyborg, Changling, Raven and Starfire--a group of young individuals with great powers and strong personalities. When Cyborg's ex-girlfriend is murdered, Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl and Raven must search for answers deep within a terrifying cult. Their hunt for the truth brings them face-to-face with the Church of Blood, forcing them to fight for their freedom...and their lives! Plus, see what threats Starfire and the rest of the Titans must face while the team looking into the Church of Blood is away"--
After years of overachieving at her elite school, Mara James has a complete meltdown during her calculus exam and, embarrassed by the incident and the viral video evidence, goes to live with her ski bum father in Squaw Valley, where she hopes to find a place to figure out where her life is headed, and maybe even finally understand her father.
A year ago Harper made the biggest mistake of her life by destroying her relationship with her best friend and first love Declan, so now that he is home from boarding school for the summer, Harper has three months to fix the year of miscommunications, secrets, and lies or finally let go altogether.
Seventeen-year-old Caitlin Singleberry is a proper Christian teenager and member of a family singing group, but today she has been given a truly impossible assignment--keep her cousin Heller Harrigan, Hollywood wild child, out of trouble for the last weekend before her first big movie debuts.
Fifteen-year-old Mark Centeno convinces his father, who is Filipino and Mexican, to let him spend time with his mother's Chumash and Crow family in California in hopes of surfing with his friends but, instead, connects with his heritage through dance.
"A year after Kazuto and Asuna escaped from Aincrad, the deadly setting of Sword Art Online, they're still coping with the aftermath as they try to recover from the harrowing experience. Meanwhile, there's a new VRMMO game sweeping the world's gamers-- Gun Gale Online. Whan a mysterious player who calls himself "Death Gun" claims to be responsible for real-world deaths, Kazuto (aka Kirito) is recruited to enter the game to investigate, bringing an end to his hard-won peace!"--Provided by publisher.
"With Makoka Kaname's sacrifice, the hopeless cycle that once bound every magical girl to a terrible fate was broken at last. Or was it...? All does not seem right with the world, and as Homura pulls at the loose threads of the girl's new reality, it is possible that an even darker destiny looms ahead?"--Cover, page 4.
"In April 1812, as she is preparing for her debut presentation to Queen Charlotte, Lady Helen Wrexhall finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy reaching to the very top of society, and learns the truth about her mother, who died ten years ago"--
Dance prodigy Karma Clark's unrequited love for Danny is unbearable until Aaryn, son of Cupid, tries to fix his mistake and ends up falling in love with the beautiful dancer from Wisconsin who can never love him in return.
Alexa and King Damian are engaged to be married, but the kingdom of Antion is besieged, their friend Rylan is a prisoner of the enemy, and Alexa has not told Damian that she is at the mercy of the evil Rafe, bound to obey one command of his choosing--but now Alexa must travel deep into enemy territory and confront an army of black sorcerers to rescue Rylan.
"As the Incursions destroy everything, and the Marvel and Ultimate Universes meet and collide, Miles Morales and the rest of the Ultimate heroes face final extinction! Will the heroes' heartbreaking sacrifices make any difference? Who--if anyone--will survive? How long can two Battleworld territories occupy the same space? It's a battle you never thought you'd see as the tear between domains deepens--and a universe dies! The dramatic end of an era is here, brought to you by the Ultimate Universe's founding fathers!"--Back cover.
"Includes 29 TMNT short stories created between 1985-1989, hand-picked by Kevin Eastman; the work of Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Jim Lawson, Steve Lavigne, Michael Dooney, Eric Talbot, Steve Bisette, and more!; with annotations by Eastman and Laird"--Cover, page 4.
Abducted by aliens periodically throughout his youth, Henry Denton is informed by his erstwhile captors that they will end the world in 144 days unless he stops them by deciding that humanity is worth saving.
Forced to work as a Siren and lure strangers to their deaths after being rescued from drowning by the Ocean, Kahlen falls in love with a human and defies the rules of her service in order to follow her heart.
"Welcome to a Domain ruled by Hydra, and its capital, New York. The city that had better sleep after curfew, if it knows what's good for it. But when the young hero named Nomad finds himself in this rotten Big Apple, he will challenge this regime of terror. Nomad is no stranger to hellish surroundings - he grew up in Dimension Z, where he was raised as Captain America's son. But in Hydra's zone of Battleworld, Nomad will face a new kind of nightmare. A very personal foe with an all-too-familiar face - the Sentinel of Subjugation known as Captain Hydra!" -- amazon.com
Through multiple perspectives, tells of London in the near future where, when the government stops distributing a behavioral modification drug, Concentr8, chaos erupts and five teens take a man hostage, seemingly at random, changing all of their lives forever.
Arrested for dealing drugs and playing a part in her brother's death, CeCe reflects on the injury that led to her brother's drug addiction and her fateful decision to steal and sell his drugs to protect him and save money.
When she was ten years old Kenna discovered that she had the ability to drain the life from another human being, and ever since she has been afraid to touch anyone--but when she uses that power to save her mother and twin sister from an attacker, her mother finally reveals the secret origin of her power, and she is forced to choose between the Kalyptra and a human life.
Ever since the mass shooting at her California high school, junior Morgan Grant has become increasingly agoraphobic until even the idea of stepping outside her door can bring on a panic attack, a situation not made any easier by the fact that her parents are divorced--but when Evan moves in next door she finds herself attracted to him and begins to find herself longing for the life she has been missing.
What happens between book 9 and book 10 of the Young Wizards series? Diane Duane answers the question in this volume, collecting together the three canonical works that constitute a "transitional trilogy" between books 9 and 10.
"This hard-hitting look at climate change tackles the past, present, and future of global warming, examining the effects it's having across the world, the politics behind denial, and the ways in which we can all work to lessen the harsh effects of our warming world. Perfect for young environmentalists looking to learn about the ways in which we can take action against global warming"--
"This book is written to teach 12-16-year-old girls how to sew garments for themselves. It is a very thorough resource that includes information and techniques (divided into 4 skill-building instructional chapters) for how to make clothes that have a professional store-bought look; also includes choosing the perfect fabric and how to modify patterns to design your own clothes. Each chapter includes a project at the end to use the techniques learned in that chapter. There is an additional chapter that includes 2 more projects, for a total of 6 projects. There are an additional 4 inspiration/gallery garments where Angela explains how she modified the patterns and made adjustments to take design skills to the next level; designing your own clothes.
Forced to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, where she bonds with a much older man, seventeen-year-old Natalie, a recovering alcoholic, confronts issues in her family and life as she tries to turn her life around.