Aisha Un-Haad would do anything for her family. When her brother contracts a plague, she knows her janitor's salary isn't enough to fund his treatment. So she volunteers to become a mechanically enhanced soldier sworn to protect and serve the governing body of the Fleet, the collective of starships they call home.
Staying loyal to her boyfriend in spite of her reservations because of an astrologer's prediction only to discover that he has fallen for someone else, Winnie Mehta considers the advice of a friend and fellow film enthusiast, Dev, who encourages her to look beyond her horoscope and find someone who makes her happy.
Philip Pullman returns to the world of his Dark Materials trilogy with a new novel that tells the story of how Lyra Belacqua and her daemon Pantalaimon came to be living at Jordan College.
Sierra and her friends love their new lives as shadowshapers, making art and creating change with the spirits of Brooklyn. Then Sierra receives a strange card depicting a beast called the Hound of Light — an image from the enigmatic, influential Deck of Worlds. The shadowshapers know their next battle has arrived.
Tintin, a young reporter, and his dog Snowy journey around the world, and even to the Moon, seeking adventure and solving mysteries
When six young friends discover that their parents are all secretly super-powered villians, they run away together and find strength in one another to overcome their evil legacy.
Lord Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, and his sidekick, Nimona, an impulsive young shapeshifter, must prove to the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
Through the Woods collects five beautifully creepy stories by author and illustrator Emily Carroll — from a young bride in a house with a terrible secret, to the awful things that go on at the neighbors'. Includes a reprint of Carroll's breakout webcomic, "His Face All Red."
When the Elric brothers dabble in the mystical powers of alchemy, one loses an arm and a leg, and the other becomes nothing but a soul locked into a body of living iron. Now they are agents of the government, using their unique powers to obey their orders ... even to kill. But the world crawls with ruthless evil alchemists, all in pursuit of the ultimate alchemical treasure, the Philosopher's Stone.
After moving into an old ancestral home, Emily and Navin's mother is kidnapped and dragged down the basement stairs by a mysterious creature. Following their mother the kids find themselves in a magical but dangerous world of man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, and shadowy enemies.
Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang's funny and sensitive drawings weave together the stories of Jin Wang, a Chinese-American kid who just wants to fit in at his new school; basketball player Danny, whose life is bedeviled by his stereotypical cousin Chin-Kee; and the mythical Monkey King, whose desire to become a god gets him in rather a lot of trouble.
In this hit series, young Lyra Belacqua tries to prevent kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments; helps Will Parry — a boy from another world — search for his father; and finds that she and Will are caught in a battle between the angelic forces of the Authority and those gathered by her rebel uncle, Lord Asriel.
After learning that her family is in the U.S. illegally, Jasmine realizes that college may be impossible and that deportation is a real threat, uncertainties she endures as she falls for the son of a congressman who opposes an immigration reform bill.
After being raped at a party, teenage Melinda is unable to tell angry partygoers why she called the police — and eventually stops speaking all together. Speak follows Melinda as she overcomes her past, and finds her voice.
In a thought-provoking, coming-of-age novel, teenager Charlie struggles to cope with the complex world of high school. He deals with the confusions of sex and love, the temptations of drugs and the pain of losing a close friend and favorite aunt.
In 1859, 11-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.