Fifteen-year-old Cassie Streng is determined to expose her stepfather after learning that he is giving a dangerous experimental drug to his teenaged psychiatric patients, but he sends her to a boot camp for troubled teens in Mexico in order to keep her quiet.
Following the death of her father, a thirteen-year-old uses bulimia as a way to avoid her mother's and ten-year-old sister's grief, as well as her own. Isabelle Lee has a problem, and it's not just Ape Face, her sister, or group therapy for an eating disorder, or even that her father died and her mother is depressed and in denial. It's that Ashley, the most popular girl in school, is inviting Isabelle to join her at lunch and at sleepovers at her house, and this is presenting Isabelle with a dilemma. Pretty Ashley has moved Isabelle up the social ladder, but is it worth keeping the secret they share? Caught in the orbit of popularity and appearances, Isabelle must navigate a world with mixed messages, false hopes, and potentially harmful turns, while coping with her own flailing family and emotions. The author brings a depth of characterization, humor, and a real adolescent's voice to this multileveled story about the desire to be perfect in an imperfect world.
Sent to counseling for hitting his girlfriend, Caitlin, and ordered to keep a journal, sixteen-year-old Nick recounts his relationship with Caitlin, examines his controlling behavior and anger, and describes living with his abusive father.
Using his renowned lack of common sense, fifteen-year-old Beck Phillips gets himself and his friends Kate and Wyatt embroiled in more dragon adventures, as they discover and hatch the last remaining dragon stone.
Isobel Lanley is terrified to return to the desolate and dangerous dreamworld where she had a deadly confrontation with Varen, but when her nightmares resume, bleeding into reality, she is left with no choice, and to make matters worse, the ghostly demon Lilith will do anything to get Varen for her own.
A week ago, you woke up in Los Angeles with no memory of who you are. The only thing you knew: people are trying to kill you. You put your trust in Ben, but he betrayed you and broke your heart. Now you've escaped to New York City with a boy named Rafe, who says he remembers you from before. But the two of you are not safe. The same people who are after you are tailing Rafe as well. As the chase heats up, your memory starts to return, but your past cannot save you from the terrifying circumstances of your present, or from the fact that one wrong move could end this game forever.
Old friends are separated when Jefferson tries to bring a cure for the mysterious Sickness back to the Washington Square tribe in New York City while Donna faces an unimaginable new world in England, but an even greater disaster than the Sickness looms.
After breaking free of The Program, Boy Nobody is on a mission of his own to reclaim his life and rescue his friend Howard from the secret organization that has turned him and other orphaned children into trained assassins--but he has no idea who, if anyone, he can trust, or what the consequences will be if he succeeds in bringing down The Program.
"Fairy Tail's managed to stop the resurrection of End, the most powerful demon in the Book of Zeref, and with it comes victory over Tartaros! But the dragon of darkness Acnologia is still fighting the Fire Dragon King, Igneel, and to make matters worse, Zeref the Black Wizard himself appears before Natsu! With this crucial confrontation still playing out, Guild Master Makarov makes a critical decision! And with it, Natsu, Lucy, and everybody else take a first step into a brand new chapter of their adventure!"--provided from Amazon.com.
"In Beyond Championships Teen Edition, Coach Dru Joyce lays out the steps teens can follow to become winners on and off the court. Much more than a sports book, Beyond Championships Teen Edition is a blueprint for anyone looking to make better choices and reach their full potential. The book speaks to athletes aspiring to emulate LeBron's success, as well as anyone who feels either uninspired or unable to change the direction of their lives. In less than ten years, Coach Dru went from someone resigned to a dull-yet-stable existence to one of the highest profile basketball coaches in the country, despite having virtually no background in the sport. It was an incredible transformation, the type most people only dream of, but one Coach Dru proved can become a reality with the right combination of faith and hard work. Beyond Championships Teen Edition focuses on the nine principles Coach Dru promotes to his players and tries to live his own life. While these principles act as the foundation on which Coach Dru has built so many successful basketball teams, their universality ensures that they can be applied to any situation,"--Amazon.com.
Silver Blackthorn is on the run with the other eleven Offerings she helped to escape from Windsor Castle, trying to keep them all from the clutches of Minister Prime, King Victor, and the Kingsmen, when all she wants is to be reunited with family and friends.
Seventeen-year-old Astor thinks she is about to wed the handsome plutocrat Lorrain Swale. But to her horror, her mother and stepfather abandon her, and she finds herself a lowly governess in the Swale household. Treated with contempt by the whole family, Astor is determined to escape. Help arrives unexpectedly in the form of the charismatic and mysterious Verrol. Together they plunge into the slums of Brummingham and find themselves in a street band, making wild music--a new kind of music that takes the world by storm. But the Swale brothers haven't finished with them yet...A story of changing fortunes, romance and the power of music.
Everything Bumblebee and his Autobots have built teeters on the edge of collapse--and Starscream has to make the choice his whole life has been leading to. And meet the new Prowl--deadlier than ever, colder than any other Autobot, and ready to end the Decepticon threat!
Abandoned by his father, neglected by his mother, and shuttled between foster homes and a boys' ranch, a young African-American man refuses to succumb to the fate that the world says should be his. Told by the man who lived it.
"She's the Last Daughter of Krypton and one of Earth's greatest heroes, but for Kara Zor-El, being Supergirl means feeling like she's got no place to call home. So when a deep-space school called the Crucible- an intergalactic academy that trains the universe's most powerful beings- comes calling, Supergirl is happy to go. But just what are Kara and her new friends being trained for? And what does Crucible want with Supergirl's clone cousin, Superboy? Once the truth comes out, Supergirl may not make it to graduation "--Back cover.
Rodimus leads his crew to the gates of heaven-or hell. But larger forces are closing in and an ancient plan is reaching fruition-and as an old friend calls time on the AUTOBOTS' quest, one thing becomes clear: the Legislators are on the march.
Ratchet, Rodimus, the Decepticon Justice Division, and Grimlock all take turns on the center stage as the adventures of the starship Lost Light, in search of the Knights of Cybertron, takes the crew into dangerous territory.
"More Than Meets the Eye" continues as the crew of the Lost Light finally reaches Crystal City, home to the mysterious Circle of LIght, and the origins of the Knights of Cybertron are revealed. In "Shadowplay" follow along as Rewind begins telling his crew mates a pre-war Cyberton story involving Orion Pax! --
"The journey continues as the crew of the Lost Light confronts a band of rogue Decepticons--with terrible consequences. Plus, a visit to the planet Hedonia--and chance to put recent events behind them. But all the while, locked in a secret cell underneath the Lost Light, hidden from the crew, a Decepticon psychopath is talking...without opening his mouth. Rodimus and his crew are confronted by an enemy within--and not everyone will survive the encounter"--Page 4 of cover.
Optimus Prime has given up his title and is now Orion Pax, following the trail of the deadliest Decepticon of all-- Shockwave. And the Dinobots are back, led by Ironhide into the Cybertronian wilderness searching for lost Autobots, but what they find might be the greatest danger of all!
"Collecting Deadpool's incredibly hard to find early appearances - titanic team-ups, anthology antics and gratuitous guest shots by the sassin' assassin! From hanging with Marvel superstars Nomad and Silver Sable, to giving a much-needed sales boost to losers like Wolverine and the Avengers, the erstwhile Secret Defender (shhh!) and Hero For Hire (sweet Christmas!) sure gets around"--P.  of cover.
Nitori-kun, a boy who wants to be a girl, explores kissing with girlfriend Anna-chan; and Yoshino-san, a girl who wants to be a boy, finds the courage to go to school wearing a boy's uniform. Meanwhile, one of their male classmates, Doi-kun, who has caused our protagonists misery in the past, becomes intrigued with their grown-up friend Yuki-san, a transwoman. But Nitori-kun finds himself strangely drawn to Doi-kun"--Amazon.com
This biography in graphic format presents the story of the ultimate American entrepreneur, who brought us Apple Computer, Pixar, Macs, iPods, iPhones and more, this unique and stylish book is sure to appeal to the legions of readers who live and breathe the techno-centric world Jobs created.
In alternate chapters, eighteen-year-old Sir Michael Sevenson, an anachronistic knight errant, and seventeen-year-old Fisk, his street-wise squire, tell of their noble quest to bring Lady Ceciel to justice while trying to solve her husband's murder.
The spell was simple... ''Cruentus Protectum'' (''Defend the Blood'') But what do you do if your blood is your enemy? Victoria Warrick has always known she was different. An outcast at school, she is no stranger to adversity. But when she receives an old journal for her seventeenth birthday, nothing prepares her for the dark secrets it holds--much less one that reveals she's a witch with unimaginable power. What's more, when she meets the dazzling but enigmatic Christian Devereux, she has no idea how much her life is about to change. Enemies will hunt her. Friends will turn on her. The terrible curse that makes her blood run black will stop at nothing to control her. And Christian has a sinister secret of his own... Without knowing whom to trust, can Victoria survive her blood's deadly desires? Or will she lose everything, including herself?
Shizuku and Haru are finally an official couple, but Shizuku still can't figure out what exactly that means. While she puzzles over it, Natsume struggles to overcome the awkwardness she feels around Mitchan. She gets help from ever-supportive Sasayan, but it turns out that he has a confession to make.
Shortly after her boyfriend, Peter, is deployed to Afghanistan, high school senior Michelle dies in a car crash and when her bereft twin, Kelsey, connects with Peter she is unable to tell him the truth as, through their separate woes, they support each other and begin to fall in love.
A remastered 2-in-1 edition of the all-time classic hit from one of Japan's most beloved creators, available for the first time in a format faithful to the original work. One day, teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome went on a training mission with his father and ended up taking a dive into some cursed springs at a legendary training ground in China. Now, every time he's splashed with cold water, he changes into a girl. His father, Genma, changes into a panda! What's a half-guy, half-girl to do? Meet Picolet Chardin II, master of the trés terrifying "La Belle France School of Martial-Arts Dining." It turns out that Ranma's and Akane's fathers as they've been known to do, once or twice have promised one of their children in exchange for a debt, and now that debt's come due. If Ranma can't defeat Picolet at his own game, it'd be more than "La Belle France" it'd be wedding bells!
When Jinji's home is destroyed, she is left with nowhere to run and no one to run to--until she meets Rhen, a prince chasing rumors that foreign enemies have landed on his shores. Masquerading as a boy, Jinji joins Rhen with vengeance in her heart. But traveling together doesn't mean trusting one another, and both are keeping a deep secret--magic. Jinji can weave the elements to create master illusions and Rhen can pull burning flames into his flesh. But while they struggle to hide the truth, a shadow lurks in the night. An ancient evil has reawakened, and unbeknownst to them, these two unlikely companions hold the key to its defeat. Because their meeting was not coincidence--it was fate. And their story has played out before, in a long forgotten time, an age of myth that is about to be reborn....
Finally, the Red Storm Princess arc reaches its dramatic climax as Haruyuki is faced with the treacherous illusions of Yellow Radio as well as the overwhelming power of the Chrome Disaster armor. Will Silver Crow, Scarlet Rain, and Cyan Pile be able to overcome this deadly onslaught of cunning and strength?
Faced with devastating feelings of loss after the death of her sister and having to move away from her home, thirteen-year-old Carrie escapes into a fantasy world, despite her family's efforts to draw her back to them.
"On a snowy January night, just days after a fire that nearly destroyed the school's library, Elsie Stewart, daughter of the headmaster and founder of Lakeview Academy, dies slipping beneath the ice of frozen Clearwater Lake. Unable to right the wrongs she committed before her tragic death, Elsie's spirit walks the halls of her father's school, waiting for someone who can. One hundred years later, while joining her sister's friend Leigh to help clean out the school's administration building before the big remodel, Halle stumbles upon Elsie's hidden journal. Obsessed with what she finds, Halle searches the school for clues that may lead to solving a century-old mystery. The only problem is that Halle also talks Calum Stewart, Leigh's worst nightmare, into helping them. Once Leigh and Calum are forced to work together, sparks fly and no one around them, alive or dead, is left unaffected"--P.  of cover.
Malini Gupta thought Jacob Lau was her destiny. But after months of failing to decipher how she fits into the Soulkeepers, frustration threatens to tear their relationship apart. And it doesn't help that a new Soulkeeper named Mara is ready to stop time itself to earn Jacob's love. When Malini faces her worst fears, and even death, she learns a funny thing about destiny. Fate is a tapestry of choices, and she has the power to weave hers.
For small-town girl Blakely Henry, any hope of finding her biological parents died when she stopped believing in fairy tales and Disney princes. That is, until she spots her boarding school's new British exchange student, Max Ryder, staring at her. Why would a boy who looks like he stepped out of the pages of a magazine be looking at her? Because Max knows something Blakely doesn't.
Dr. Abigail Silva has waited over 10,000 years for redemption and a chance at a real relationship with the angel she loves. But when you're made from evil itself, it's hard to remember if salvation is worth the wait. With Lucifer's plan coming to fruition, she must decide if God's offer of humanity is all it's cracked up to be, or if a deal with the devil is the more promising solution.
"Julia Vann has a new identity after being forced to leave town because of her twin brother's terrible crime. Julia is the only survivor but she can't remember what happened--at least, that's what she tells the police"--
"When Fate gave Dane the water from Eden to drink, she did more than save his life. She changed his destiny. Since the beginning, a covenant between God and Lucifer has maintained a tenuous peace, balancing Soulkeepers and Watchers and the natural order of things. Dane upset that balance the day he became a Soulkeeper. Fate broke the rules. Now, Lucifer is demanding a consequence, requiring Fate to pay the ultimate price for her involvement. God intervenes on the immortal's behalf but in order to save her soul must dissolve the covenant and with it the rules, order, and balance that have kept the peace. A challenge is issued. A contest for human souls begins. And the stakes? Earth. Winner take all. The Soulkeepers are at the center of a war between Heaven and Hell, and this time nobody, anywhere, is safe from Lucifer's reach" -- Back cover.
Maggie Bowers thinks she knows what to expect her junior year of high school, but when she and her out-of-the-closet best friend Nash have feelings for the same boy she wonders if winning someone's heart means losing her soulmate.
"By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history. Hitler's Last Days is a gripping account of the death of one of the most reviled villains of the 20th century--a man whose regime of murder and terror haunts the world even today. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing Patton, this book will have young readers--and grown-ups too--hooked on history"--
When girls begin disappearing, Braden realizes anew that while he himself is not a demon, there are demons in the dead of night and as he continues to explore the history behind Belle Dam's darkest secrets, friendships and alliances are tested.
Ethan Flynn performs CPR on a drowning victim and finds out he just saved a witch who switched places with Ethan's cousin, Joe. The witch is too weak to switch back again as Ethan sucked up all her magical powers. Now it's up to Ethan to learn how to use the magic to save Joe and stay out of trouble himself.
In the small town of Lewis Creek, baseball is everything. Especially for all-star pitcher Austin Braxton, who has a one-way ticket out of town with his scholarship to a top university. All that stands between him and a new start is one final season. But when Austin starts flunking Chemistry, his picture-perfect future is in jeopardy. A failing grade means zero playing time, and zero playing time means no scholarship. Enter Marisa Marlowe, the new girl in town who gets a job at his momma's flower shop. Not only is Marisa some home-schooled super-genius, she's also a baseball fanatic and more than willing to help Austin study. As the two grow closer, there's something about Marisa that makes Austin want more than just baseball and out of Lewis Creek--he wants a future with her.
Fourteen-year-old Charlie feels guilty because she has a crush on her best friend's boyfriend, and her loyalties become even more confused when she discovers that her mother is dating the boyfriend's father.
Ella is out in the country, alone now except for her silent rescuer, Scarface, about whom she knows nothing, while Ed leaves London on a dangerous quest, determined to find Ella and keep his promise to Small Sam that he will reunite sister and brother.
New at her high school, Imogene enlists the help of her introverted friend Maxine and the ghost of a boy who haunts the school after receiving warnings through her dreams that soul-eaters are threatening her life.
Twelve-year-old David and his family search for their kidnapped mother in the many different time period portals of their home, but when a stranger appears and tries to force them to sell the house, their desperation reaches new heights.
Grieving for her older brother Lucas, Oakley Nelson agrees to spend a few months with her mother at Aunt Jo's California beach house, where a notebook of letters from Lucas to Oakley challenges her to feel better and enjoy life, but a budding romance reminds her of the chances Lucas will never have.
Shay Remby and her gang of renegades have struck a blow to the Singular Corporation by rescuing Shay's brother and Fenfang, a girl who literally knows too much. Can the knowledge brought by these ex-captives help Shay and her friends expose the crimes of this corrupt corporation?
"Heroes quit, villains join and the Justice League roster you've never seen before emerges, led by the world's greatest hero--LEX LUTHOR! The violent consequences of FOREVER EVIL must be dealt with as a new and deadly force sets it's target on the Justice league. And with the appearance of the new Power Ring, who knows how her presence will affect the team"--
"Batman receives the shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son, Damian! After violent conflict with Robin and Damian, Batman must teach his son what it means to carry the legacy of Gotham's Dark Knight. Meanwhile, mysterious Batman imposters begin to appear on the streets of Gotham. One of these imposters begins to kill cops, working his way towards Police Commissioner Jim Gordon. But after failing in his pursuit and being captured, Batman falls into a coma and his mind flashes back to a defining adventure in the life of a young Bruce Wayne...the hunt for his parents' killer! Collects BATMAN issues #655-658, #663-669 and #672-675"--
In Sam Bosma's debut graphic novel, a young explorer and her musclebound friend go treasure hunting in a mummy's tomb - but if they want to get rich, they're going to have to best the mummy in a game of hoops! Can they trust their bandaged adversary to play by the rules? Or will they be stuck in the tomb forever?
64.9 million years ago, dinosaurs - far more advanced than fossilized bone fragments would ever reveal - ruled the earth. Their civilization evolved, unchallenged, until the Black Blood emerged. 64.9 minutes from now, a human paleontologist will make an earth-shattering discovery that will not only rock the foundation of modern science, but also bring the worlds of both humans and dinosaurs crashing back together with a vengeance.
Eren and teh gang start a band, in the hopes of taking the school festival by storm! But they face unexpected opposition in teh school's mysterious idols, a trio known as No Name, not to mention teh musical Titans! Then, Mikasa gets herself caught in a high-stakes culinary battle, and two familiar figures from Levi's past return to haunt him. Another 300 pages of bizarre, irresistible Titantic nonsense!
Now a senior at Pine Mountain Academy, fifteen-year-old Ryan Dean West becomes captain of the rugby team, shares his dormitory room with a twelve-year-old prodigy, Sam Abernathy, and through the course of the year learns to appreciate things he has triedto resist, including change.
While armies of the Shadowrealms gather and Machiavelli goes to Alcatraz to kill Perenelle Flamel, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh Newman accompany the Alchemist to England to find someone who can teach them Water Magic.
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous enough! Kyoko won't suffer in silence - she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Ren is playing a strange double role as the half-British actor Cain Heel who's starring as the supernatural serial killer BJ in a new thriller. Normally Ren would have no trouble maintaining both roles, but playing BJ requires him to tap the darkest depths of his psyche, and it's starting to takes its toll on him. To help ease his strain, Kyoko has been assigned to keep an eye on him as Cain Heel's sister Setsuka. Kyoko seems to have a special insight into Ren's torment that lets her help him, but how can she keep things professional when she keep walking in on him in the shower!
Fleeing to Ireland to find her missing mother and Finn, a gorgeous Irish exchange student who makes her feel safe from the troubling colorful light she suddenly sees around people, Cora Sandoval discovers the meaning of her newfound powers and their role in a conspiracy spanning centuries -- one that could change mankind forever ... and end her life.
"As the events of Civil War tear apart the super-hero community, Carol Danvers must choose to enforce the new Super Hero Registration Act or face prison. Combatting former allies Shroud and Arachne in an attempt to enforce a law she may not agree with, will Ms. Marvel tear apart a family to do what she thinks is right? Plus: Ms. Marvel and the X-Men's Rogue must put aside their differences when another Carol Danvers appears, still using the call sign Warbird and seeking revenge on Rogue! Finally, when a boy with the power to make his dreams reality reads Carol's autobiographical novel, Ms. Marvel will once again become the cosmic hero known as Binary!" -- Unedited summary from the book.
When a forty-five-year-old mystery resurfaces that threatens the lives of everyone in his town, San Bernardino teenager Jim Sturges teams up with a band of unlikely heroes to battle the monsters he never knew existed.