Regine is a regular teenage girl living a normal teenage life, when one day she goes home to a crying mother. Earlier that day her mother had recieved a call from Regine's doctor, diagnosing Regine with leukemia. Regine had started an online blog about what she was going through and giving people updates of how she was doing. Her blog became an instant hit, making her realize later on that she could make a great book out of it. Regine goes from being a regular teenager to a girl with a new appreciation of life, family, and the things arou
Katy is a teenage girl. Her younger sister, Celeste, has a strange habit of throwing off her clothes and running away. Her father believes it has something to do with Olena, a Native American woman who tells the girls stories about the ancient powers of the world. When the government sends a teacher to make the natives ‘civilized’, Katy and Celeste go to learn as well. As it nears time for the natives’ traditional dances, several natives try to convince the girls to come and dance with them. However, the white settlers don’t approve of t
This book starts out with a teenage girl on an island. She is in a center for orphans after a great flood wiped out most of the island, including her family. In the orphanage, girls are called Janes and boys are called Johns.
All Joshua wants is to be normal. He didn’t choose to be born with super-powers; he didn’t choose for his parents - the Dread Duo - to become the most hated villains in all of Sheepsdale; and he certainly didn’t choose to be moved around every few months. After a terrifying attack, Joshua finds that he can choose one thing - whether he uses his super-powers for good or for evil. He might actually be able to help someone! He doesn’t have to follow in his parents' footsteps! But convincing his parents of this is harder than he expected.
Doris is 15 and lives in the barrio with her parents, both musicians. She often spends her free time with the pigeons that live on the rooftop and their caretaker, Doña Iris. Then her mother faints during a performance, is diagnosed with a heart disease, and goes home to Puerto Rico without saying goodbye. Her father quickly finds a new girlfriend, leaving Doris with the fragments of her old life. Between her conflicted family and troubled friends, Doris’s only solace come from the pigeons.
Taemon is a young man, just trying to get some control over his powers. Everyone in the land of Deliverance can use psi - a magical power used for levitating, eating, opening doors, unlocking locks, and using other mechanical things. While on the beach with his family, Taemon falls prey to a deadly trick. Someone tries to drown him! He mysteriously survives, but he does have one side-effect: his psi is gone.
In the book you meet Violet. She is a 17 year-old going to Italy. When she gets there, she starts to fall for a prince. No matter how much she fights it, she is stuck on him. She wonders what will happen and if he is actually a good guy. As the tale goes on, she starts to wonder if she related to him. Violet begins to make her own choices throughout this story.
It's 1985, and Freya Kallas has just moved back to Canada after her diplomat father was killed in an accident. Even though she's back in her native country, she can't shake the feeling that something isn't right. Freya has been having vivid dreams about another life, and her memories don't feel real. When she sees a boy on the street, Freya is positive that she knows him - even though they have never met. Freya will do anything to uncover the truth, but there are people out there who don't want her to know, and are intent on stopping her.
Ever wanted to draw like the Japanese artists do? Ever wanted to create your own art in the styles of Moe and Kawaii? If so, this instructional book is perfect for you! It teaches you step-by-step how to draw some Moe, but mostly Kawaii characters. With stunning artwork, well-known characters, and easy-to-read large print, what’s not to love?!
Have you ever imagined becoming a legend? Everyone has a fantasy of living the life of a famous person but it seems impossible right? Well, Regina Bloomsbury thought it was impossible too, but after one of the worst days of her life, her band fell apart because of the minimal gigs they were playing, she wishes her band the Caverns were as popular as the Beatles. The next morning Regina wakes up and sees the Beatles collectables in her room were gone and were replaced with Caverns memorabilia. Suddenly her life was drastically different from what it was before.