She has Lizard Radio. Will it be enough to save her? A coming-of-age story rich in friendships and the shattering emotions of first love, this deeply felt novel will resonate with teens just emerging as adults in a sometimes hostile world. Emily Bird was raised not to ask questions. She has perfect hair, the perfect boyfriend, and a perfect Ivy-League future. Meanwhile, the world has fallen apart: A deadly flu virus is sweeping the nation, forcing quarantines, curfews, even martial law. And Roosevelt is certain that Bird knows something. The only one Bird can trust is Coffee, a quiet, outsider genius who deals drugs to their classmates and is a firm believer in conspiracy theories.
And he believes in Bird. But as Bird and Coffee dig deeper into what really happened that night, Bird finds that she might know more than she remembers.
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And what she knows could unleash the biggest government scandal in US history. Box imprint that features five rad ladies who fight monster baddies with the power of friendship! Easter , this new series has taken comics by storm and placed on many Best-of-the-Year lists, including Comics Alliance, Entertainment Weekly, and Comic Book Resources. Three-eyed foxes.
Secret caves. The mystery keeps getting bigger, and it all begins here. By Fall , the Civil Rights Movement is an undeniable keystone of the national conversation, and as chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, John Lewis is right in the thick of it. With the stakes continuing to rise, white supremacists intensify their opposition through government obstruction and civilian terrorist attacks, a supportive president is assassinated, and African-Americans across the South are still blatantly prohibited from voting.
To carry out their nonviolent revolution, Lewis and an army of young activists launch a series of innovative projects, including the Freedom Vote, Mississippi Freedom Summer, and a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party waged live on national television.
But strategic disputes are deepening within the movement, even as year-old John Lewis heads to Alabama to risk everything in a historic showdown that will shock the world.
For fifteen years, Reason Cansino has lived on the run. Balsa was a wanderer and warrior for hire. Then she rescued a boy flung into a raging river — and at that moment, her destiny changed. Now Balsa must protect the boy — the Prince Chagum — on his quest to deliver the great egg of the water spirit to its source in the sea.
As they travel across the land of Yogo and discover the truth about the spirit, they find themselves hunted by two deadly enemies: the egg-eating monster Rarunga. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider, but where she has plenty of opportunities. Jade wants to speak, to create, to express her joys and sorrows, her pain and her hope.
Maybe there are some things she could show other women about understanding the world and finding ways to be real, to make a difference. Growing up, Mallory Dodge learned that the best way to survive was to say nothing.
Now, after years of homeschooling, Mallory must face a new milestone—spending her senior year at a public high school. Especially when his older brother, Stick, starts keeping to himself. Suddenly, nothing feels certain anymore. And when Dr. This moving, coming-of-age story gracefully encompasses the scope of the struggle between the civil rights and black power movements through an intimate and relatable lens. Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical.
But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Incredibly funny and poignant, this twenty-first-century coming-of-age, coming out story—wrapped in a geek romance—is a knockout of a debut novel by Becky Albertalli.
She has always imagined America would be like heaven: easy, blissful, and full of riches. But when her family arrives, she finds it to be the opposite. Young Ju begins to lose all hope in the dream she once held—the heaven she longs for. Even as she begins to finally fit in, a cataclysmic family event will change her idea of heaven forever.
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But it also helps her to recognize the strength she holds, and envision the future she desires, and deserves. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true? Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach.
But this summer is different. One of the local teens — just a couple of years older than Rose and Windy — is caught up in something bad… Something life threatening. Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions.
Meticulously researched, drawing on the letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Deborah Heiligman weaves a tale of two lives intertwined and the extraordinary love of the Van Gogh brothers. Until you leave with only your phone, your wallet, and a picture of your mother. No one knows the truth about those final weeks.
Not even her best friend Mabel. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits.
To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in the trees and for how little anyone knows about his life before he and his mother moved to town. But as odd as everyone considers Miel and Sam, even they stay away from the Bonner girls, four beautiful sisters rumored to be witches. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially if they learn of her Sight—and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens.
Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer. Keenan is the Summer King who has sought his queen for nine centuries. Without her, summer itself will perish. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost—regardless of her plans or desires.
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Suddenly none of the rules that have kept Aislinn safe are working anymore, and everything is on the line: her freedom, her best friend Seth, her life— everything. It was too confining. She would have much rather been like her older brother, allowed to play marbles, go to school, become a doctor.
But little does she know how far her family would go to kill her dreams and desires. Until one day she finds herself locked away in an insane asylum and everyone—the doctors and nurses—insist on calling her Lucy Childs, not Louisa Cosgrove. Surely this is a mistake. Surely her family will rescue her from this horrible, disgusting place. So who can she? As their love grows, Louisa realizes treachery locked her away. Love is the key to freedom. One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her ass.
Is there any way for Piddy to survive without closing herself off or running away?