On the morning of December 21, 2012, everyone awakens to a normal day...or so they thought! The Mayans warned about it. Because today the dead have risen to attack, and those who are attacked too become Never Dead. Hannah and Jenna are sisters who find themselves separated by hundreds of miles and a growing pack of zombies.
Dig: The Search for Dinosaurs is a fantastic book about author Stuart Plotkin's summer adventures during ten years of uncovering dinosaur bones with experienced paleontologists in Canada, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Interested in dinosaurs from the time he was a boy, he realized many books about dinosaurs are either simple picture books or overly complex textbooks that are hard to understand. As a result, his “just right” book is interesting, easy to read, and incredibly informative.
ArcNos is a country with wishes to conquer, with CreSam, their leader, at the head of it. His reign promises to be brutal and cruel; however, many dare not stand against him. Also, in this world are many other countries that have varying ties to one another. Spread across these countries are people called Hybrids. The Hybrids' unique capabilities make them unmatched in the battlefield. Some have superior eyesight, while others can control water, and they have numerous other abilities.
The Promise takes place in a futuristic Earth already well-versed in space exploration and contact with alien species. One of these species, the Klix, waged war on the human race a long time ago, and the only way Earth’s forces turned the tide of the battle was by genetically engineering a group of fast-aging soldiers, the Sixers, who fought like savages. In the wake of these specialized battalions came the Piecers, a group of genetically modified troops who aged at the normal rate. Most of the Piecers never saw battle since the Sixers drove the Klix off of Earth.
Tanya Kofsky has just moved to a new town so her mom can take care of her grandpa. But Tanya finds that, except for a new candidate for class president, the student body largely ignores her. Tanya struggles to navigate the hardheadedness of not only her peers but also her grandpa. To "speak out" against the school principal and his policies, she turns to her favorite (although illegal) art medium—powerful and symbolic graffiti. It turns out that a good majority of the student body agree with her views and want change as well, yet the principal controls everything.
K.I.D.S. Stuff: The Mostly, Probably True Adventures of the Kids Imaginary Defense Squad by Garrett Dane is an awesome, action-packed adventure about ordinary kids who have trained to do extraordinary things. They get to ride in or fly unique raft-ships with top-notch technology and equipment. They meet at a secret base and even use special gadgets that give them a chance to act like super-heroes. Each one has chosen to join one of the K.I.D.S. teams that patrol around the world after school, activities, and family life wind down.