In Snapped, high school freshman Ari struggles with the challenges and changes that come with getting older. When popular senior Cade sends her photos and messages to show his interest in her, Ari is unsure how to handle the attention. As his comments get more personal and indecent, she needs to make several decisions on whether the approval of a boy and others are worth the risks that arise if she allows it to happen. Her year-long journey teaches her how to stand up for what she feels is right, as well as how to refuse the dangers of peer pressure.
Twelve-year-old Toby Roberts, the main character in The Magicians Convention by Elena Paige, is sure that magic isn’t real. But one morning while looking out his bedroom window, Toby sees hundreds of people clad in black cloaks and top hats streaming into his neighbor’s tiny house. Stranger yet, his grandpa swears he doesn’t see anyone at all.
Twinkle Mehra dreams of directing movies and becoming famous. So when Sahil Roy asks her if she wants to direct a movie together for the Midsummer Night art festival, of course Twinkle says yes! This also means Twinkle get closer to Neil Roy, her crush and Sahil’s twin brother! What could go wrong?
Looking for an attention-grabbing story? Maybe some adventure as well? Look no further! In this story, Thomas is a young Chinese Yankee who works his way into the Union Army to battle in the Civil War. However, for a Chinese teenager, war is not the only conflict. Thomas must fight against the teases and prejudices of the other soldiers, while at the same time fighting against his own negative feelings and doubt. Will he be able to get freedom, not just for the slaves, but for himself?
BRAiN RiDE is a first-person story toldfrom the view of two teenage boys, Jason and Logan. After a horrific bike accident, Logan is left with a serious brain injury. Although his change in mental capacity has put a strain on their brother-like relationship, they train together for an important bike race across the state. Aided by a teacher, they set out to keep moving from their past and maybe earn some money for Logan’s medical bills.
Jess has always been quieter than her identical twin, Anna. Anna has always been the likeable one – outgoing, confident, and athletic. Jess has always been awkward and unapproachable. However, Jess believes that they share an inseparable bond. That is, until Anna is found dead just outside her bedroom window.
Everyone tries to tell Jess that it was just an accident, but Jess knows better. There are too many questions and not enough answers. Why would Anna be sneaking out at night? Was she seeing somebody? Nothing seems to be adding up. Will Jess figure it out?