Have you ever had to stop what you love, leave who you know, and move to a different place? Then you might understand how Harper McCoy feels; she is the main character in The Audition by Maddie Ziegler.
Harper has been dancing since she was a toddler and is finally one of the top dancers on her competitive dance team in Connecticut. Then her parents decide to move to Florida for work. She’s determined to get accepted into a dance studio in Florida and quickly make her way to the top, but it is not nearly that easy.
The monstrous Baba Yaga, a trickster witch of disastrous proportions, has been working alone for years, terrorizing the town she frequents. She kidnaps children and then threatens to eat those who behave badly. Now, however, she has a problem: she has too much work. She needs an assistant. In a spur-of-the-moment decision, she puts an ad in the local newspaper. And, to her great surprise, a young girl named Masha stumbles upon her walking house. This is the story of how they learn to work together, and how appearances aren’t always as they seem.
This book, about a girl whose parents die, is full of unexpected twists and turns, with secrets revealed around every corner. At first, their deaths look like just an unfortunate accident, but after a long period of time, the truth is revealed. After tragedy, Beth decides to travel the world while working up the courage to confront what actually happened to her parents.
Natalie Payson has been having nightmares ever since she left her hometown of Bernier, Maine. Not the usual nightmares where you wake in a sweat, but the nightmares that seem like history. Nightmares that feel real. So Natalie heads back to Bernier to face her nightmares head-on. Will she discover what the nightmares mean?
Josephine Sedgwick and Mitchell Morrison are two high schoolers on the eve of graduation. Both have spent their whole lives at Indian Paintbrush Community, tucked away high up in the mountains and living in small cabins.
Everyone at Paintbrush contributes to the community through their life's work. They sell fruits and vegetables at the local farmers market. They live a natural life. Electronics are not allowed.
The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed tells the story of a group of high school girls who decide to take a stand against the culture of a small town that has allowed several boys to get away with a serious crime. Erin, Rosina, and Grace are outcasts in their school - a new girl, an outsider, and an unknown - but they all share a desire to give voice to a girl who lost hers when she decided to file charges for a terrible crime.
Roxanne Cole was murdered and nobody knows why. Most suspect that her boyfriend, Cole, who was seen running from Roxanne’s body, was the one who did it. But when he turns up months later with memory loss, people begin to question if it really was him. Mae Cole, Roxanne’s sister, can’t figure out how to move on. It’s been nearly a year since Roxanne’s death, and Mae still hasn’t found a way to cope with her loss. But when Mae finds a hidden green book tucked away in her house, questions are raised. Can she figure out what really happened to Ro?