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A Cruel and Fated Light

by Ashley Shuttleworth, illustrated by Mélanie Delon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, dark fantasy, paranormal, occult & supernatural

Half-fae Arlo becomes entangled in the courtly intrigue at the Seelie Summer palace as danger for ironborns mounts in this gripping sequel to A Dark and Hollow Star that’s The Cruel Prince meets City of Bones.

After thwarting the man behind the gruesome ironborn murders—and breaking several fae laws to do so—all Arlo wants is a quiet summer. …

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Thrive

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: environment, science fiction

The. Aliens. Are. Here. The heart-pounding conclusion to the Bloom trilogy, which began with the award-winning Bloom and continued with Hatch

First, the aliens’ plant life bloomed, then their terrifying creatures hatched, and now the aliens themselves have arrived on Earth for a final showdown. Alien-hybrids Anaya, Petra and Seth will have to push …

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Tell Me When You Feel Something

by Vicki Grant
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: thrillers & suspense, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, sexual abuse

The perfect after-school job turns deadly for teens working as "simulated patients" at the local med school. Everyone has something to hide and no one is safe in this contemporary YA thriller that exposes the dark reality of #MeToo in the world of medicine, for fans of Karen McManus and Holly Jackson.

It seemed like a cool part-time program — bei …

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Zara Hossain Is Here

by Sabina Khan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: prejudice & racism, bullying, emigration & immigration

Zara’s family has waited years for their visa process to be finalized so that they can officially become US citizens. But it only takes one moment for that dream to come crashing down around them.

 

Seventeen-year-old Pakistani immigrant, Zara Hossain, has been leading a fairly typical life in Corpus Christi, Texas, since her family moved there for …

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What World is Left

by Monique Polak
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: holocaust, values & virtues, general (see also headings under social themes)

“Heartbreaking. An important addition to the Holocaust curriculum.”—Booklist, starred review

A pampered child used to having her own way, Anneke Van Raalte lives outside Amsterdam, where her father is a cartoonist for an Amsterdam newspaper. Though Anneke's family is Jewish, her religion means little to her. Anneke's life changes in 1942 w …

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Naked

Not Your Average Sex Encyclopedia

by Myriam Daguzan Bernier, illustrated by Cécile Gariépy, translated by Charles Simard
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: maturing, sexuality & pregnancy, lgbt, dating & sex

From A to Z, Naked: Not Your Average Sex Encyclopedia is an inclusive guide to sexuality for teens.

The 150 entries cover key ideas about identity, relationships, self-image, sex and body positivity—and no topic is taboo. From bisexuality to Kamasutra to #MeToo, Naked offers answers to questions about sexuality that teens have always had but have …

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White Lies

by Sara de Waard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, parents, sexual abuse)

Missy’s sweet sixteenth is just around the corner, but her last three birthdays haven’t exactly been cause for celebration. Her beloved little brother died when she turned thirteen and now birthdays are just painful reminders of the void in their lives. If only she had walked him to school that morning, like she was supposed to ...

To add fuel t …

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My First Concepts: Colors, Shapes, Numbers & Opposites

4 Board Books Included

text by Corinne Delporte & Carine Laforest, illustrated by Annie Sechao
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: size & shape, colors, opposites, counting & numbers, words

Early learning for toddlers!

These fun board books introduce toddlers to four essential concepts: numbers, shapes, colors, and opposites.

  • Great teaching tool for parents, caregivers, and teachers
  • Bright illustrations reinforce recognition and memory recall
  • Simple text encourages word association and builds vocabulary
  • Learning key concepts lays …
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