New Books to the MMS Library

New Books - November 6, 2018

Bibliography
Sorted by Call Number / Author.
152.4 HUR

Hurt, Avery Elizabeth, author. Coping with hate and intolerance. First edition.
Why do we hate? -- Love always wins -- Virtual hate -- A brighter future. "Defines hate and intolerance, explores the reasons some people express hate toward others, and gives readers a blueprint for recognizing and deflecting hate with nonviolence and kindness."--OCLC.

155.4 CAI

Cain, Susan, author. Quiet power : the secret strengths of introverted kids.
"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--Provided by publisher.

155.9 TEE

Teens talk about suicide, death, and grieving. First edition.
Teens talk about the death of a parent -- Teens talk about the death of a grandparent -- Teens talk about the death of a friend or mentor -- Teens talk about suicide. Compiles first-person accounts of young adults discussing their experiences of the deaths of family members and friends and of the suicides of loved ones.

292.1 GRE

Green, Roger Lancelyn. The tale of Troy.
The marriage of Peleus and Thetis -- The judgment of Paris -- Helen of Sparta -- The gathering of the heroes -- The siege of Troy -- The adventure of Rhesus -- The death of Hector -- Neoptolemus and Philoctetes -- The theft of the luck of Troy -- The wooden horse -- The fall of Troy -- Agamemnon and his children -- The adventures of Menelaus -- The wandering of Odysseus -- Odysseus in Ithaca -- The last of the heroes. A retelling in prose of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Includes the story of Helen of Troy, the Trojan War, and Odysseus's adventures on his journey home to Greece.

305.3 ADA

Adams, Gloria G., author. Coping with sexism and misogyny. First edition.
Introduction -- Running like a girl : the influence of sexism and misogyny on individuals and society -- Flaws and failings in familiar spaces : sexism and misogyny in the family, relationships, and school -- In the company of strangers : sexism and misogyny at work, public spaces, and college campuses -- A whole new (digital) world : sexism and misogyny on social media -- Can you hear me now? : standing for change in a sexist society. Looks at the prevalence and negative effects of sexism and misogyny in modern society including offensive language, unequal treatment and opportunities, sexual harassment, and violence; and offers practical and proactive coping strategies.

305.9 LEA

Leatherdale, Mary Beth, author. Stormy seas : stories of young boat refugees.
"Travel from pre-World War II Europe right to present-day North Africa, and experience the harrowing real journeys of five young people who fled their homes, risking their lives on the open seas to seek refuge elsewhere. In vivid and riveting detail, each storyteller reveals how he or she was forced to leave behind everything familiar in search of peace and security. And how, with enormous courage and remarkable resilience, each overcame horrific obstacles and found hope in what life can be."--Back cover.

306.4 CHO

Chomet, Natalie, author. Coping with body shaming. First edition.
Introduction -- What a shame -- The many faces of shaming -- Tools to cope -- Did I shame someone? -- Taking positive action -- Moving beyond shaming. "Provides insight into the sources of [body shaming], how to confront someone who body shames, and ways to cultivate a positive body image"--Provided by publisher.

306.4 TEE

Teens talk about body image and eating disorders. First edition.
Teens talk about negative body image -- Teens talk about anorexia -- Teens talk about bulimia -- Teens talk about binge eating disorder. Compiles first-person accounts of young adults discussing their efforts to overcome negative body image, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.

333.72 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing disappearing habitats : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
It's time to talk -- About natural habitats -- natural networks -- against nature -- Destructive forces -- Crowded planet -- hunger and thirst -- Driven to destruction -- The warming planet -- Animals over people? -- Habitats in focus -- Oceans and coasts -- Wetlands and dry lands -- Tundra, grasslands, and forests -- Introducing species -- Endangered species -- on the red list -- diversity or death -- The DODO -- Safeguarding nature -- Conservation in action -- Power and progress -- Zoos and conservation -- Storing Biodiversity -- The world's wild places -- seeds of the future -- economy or eco-friendly?. "This analytical approach to disappearing habitats and endangered species addresses issues such as climate change, population growth, and the efficacy of conservation efforts. Readers are provided with statistics and perspectives on all sides of the issue, allowing them to consider difficult questions such as how to balance the needs of humans with those of other species and the health of the planet as a whole"--Provided by publisher.

333.79 FAU

Faulkner, Nicholas, author. Renewable resources and you. First edition.
What is renewable energy? -- Some issues with renewable energy -- The benefit of bioproducts -- Making smart choices at home -- Making change at school. "Teaches readers that renewable energy is energy captured from the sun, wind, water, Earth's own heat, and biomass, . . . examines the issues related to consumption in general and steers readers, in a practical way, toward being more conservation-minded. Readers learn how to eco-energize at school and make green choices at home"--Provided by publisher.

333.8 FAU

Faulkner, Nicholas, author. Nonrenewable resources and you. First edition.
Nonrenewable resources and our products -- Tapping energy from the earth -- The consequences of our actions -- Smarter choices. "The many natural resources we use in daily life, such as fossil fuels, are not unlimited, which readers will discover from this . . . book. They will also learn about the lasting effects of using up Earth's nonrenewable resources, and what this means for both the planet and all of us, [and that] . . . there are alternatives to nonrenewable resources, such as solar power, which the world is trending toward"--Provided by publisher.

333.91 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing threats to water resources : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
"Access to clean, fresh water is vital for all humans, but in many parts of the world, getting water is not as simple as turning on the tap. Contaminated water, especially in impoverished areas, kills millions of people a year, while warming oceans, Arctic melt, and disappearing rainforests are a threat to the environment. This book shows how humans use water and how we can help preserve it in the wake of these threats. Statistics and fact boxes help readers understand various issues related to water, from drought and flooding to desalination and pollution"--Amazon.

338.1 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing the food supply chain : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
"As humans continue to shape the environment through urbanization and increased industrialization, it will become more difficult to feed everyone, with the U.N. estimating that food production will need to increase by 70 percent if, as projected, the world population is around nine billion in 2050. This book explains how climate change and lack of water affect crops, making it difficult to feed people, especially in impoverished areas. Also discussed are potential solutions on how to grow and distribute food more efficiently and how to help farmers thrive"--Provided by publisher.

338.2 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing oil production and consumption : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
"Beyond fueling vehicles used for all kinds of transportation, oil and gas resources affect many other aspects of people's lives, through their use in medicines, plastics, detergents, and fabrics. This book examines how oil is extracted and transported through pipelines, including discussion of controversial processes like fracking and drilling in the Arctic. The political and economic impact of controlling these resources is critiqued, allowing readers to assess the role of different stakeholders. They will also learn about how alternative fuels, electric cars, and other new technologies can make oil and gas usage cleaner and more efficient"--Provided by publisher.

362.29 TEE

Teens talk about drugs and alcohol. First edition.
Introduction -- Teens talk about drinking and driving -- Teens talk about friends who abuse drugs and alcohol -- Teens talk about having an alcoholic family member -- Teens talk about having a drug-addicted family member. Compiles first-person accounts of young adults discussing their experiences with drugs and alcohol or as children of alcoholics and drug addicts.

362.5 LUS

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Coping with homelessness. First edition.
Introduction -- Who are today's homeless? -- Homelessness through history -- Homelessness and teens -- Help for the homeless -- What can be done? -- Moving beyond homelessness. "Readers will find practical strategies to follow if they should suddenly find themselves homeless, addressing issues that include how to find shelter, food, and medical care and how to stay in school or find a job"--Provided by publisher.

362.7 HAL

Hall, Shyima, author. Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave. First Simon & Schuster BFYR paperback edition June 2015.
The autobiography of Shyima Hall, who at the age of eight, was sold by her Eygptian parents into domestic slavery.

362.7 TOT

Toth, Henrietta, author. Coping with life in homeless shelters. First edition.
Introduction -- Who lives in shelters -- What to expect in shelters -- Staying healthy and safe -- Staying in school -- Staying positive -- Moving beyond shelter living. "Details the skills that can help teens cope with living in a homeless shelter and outlines the ways and tools for moving beyond it"--Amazon.

362.82 DEC

DeCarlo, Carolyn, author. Coping when a parent is incarcerated. First edition.
Introduction -- Defining the issue -- Prevalence in society -- Personal coping strategies -- Dealing with the issue in society -- Healing from trauma. "Navigates the subject of incarceration as it affects or has involved a parental figure. Readers will find themselves armed with both knowledge of and action for coping strategies"--Provided by publisher.

362.82 TEE

Teens talk about family issues. First edition.
Introduction -- Teens talk about adoption -- Teens talk about divorce -- Teens talk about illness in the family -- Teens talk about family conflict -- Teens talk about family challenges -- The Teen Health & Wellness Personal Story Project -- Glossary -- For more information -- For further reading -- Bibliography -- Index. Compiles first-person accounts of young adults discussing their experiences with family issues.

362.88 THU

Thurston, IV, author. Coping with sexual harassment. First edition.
Introduction -- What is sexual harassment? -- If you're a victim of sexual harassment -- How to help yourself -- Technology and harassment -- How to be an ally. "Helps readers recognize sexual harassment when they experience or see it. They will learn about the power in calling out sexual harassment, that they are not alone, and how to help themselves and others heal"--Provided by publisher.

363.325 TOW

Townsend, Chris (Writer on the Middle East), author. The violent rise of ISIS.
Roots of evil -- Branching out -- Spring growth -- Rotten fruit -- Pruning the branches -- Distant seedlings -- Spreading canopy -- Felling the behemoth -- Chapter notes -- Glossary -- Further reading. "This book charts [ISIS's] violent history, from the first signs of an emerging new jihadist group to the official declaration of the Caliphate, and tracks their use of violence as they seek power and dominance over the world's 1.5 billion Muslim practitioners"--Amazon.

363.738 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing climate change : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
"This book explains the consequences of . . . climate change, from flooding of coastal areas to unhealthy pollution in urban areas, and how governments, businesses, and citizens can proactively work on limiting their use of greenhouse gases. International accords such as the Paris agreement of 2015 and the Kyoto Protocol of 1992 are also discussed"--Amazon.

363.9 STE

Steele, Philip, 1948- author. Analyzing the global population crisis : asking questions, evaluating evidence, and designing solutions. First edition.
"[Rapid growth in] the world's population has . . . strained natural resources, increased pollution, and harmed many plants and animals. This book examines demography around the world, covering immigration, refugees, urbanization, poverty, trade, and access to water and food. Controversial issues such as eugenics and abortion are also discussed in terms of their impact on population and birth rates, providing readers with various perspectives to critique this complex issue"--Provided by publisher.

364.16 HEI

Heing, Bridey, author. Cultural destruction by ISIS.
The heart of the ancient world -- An ideology of destruction -- Destruction in Iraq -- Destruction in Syria -- The destruction of cities -- Preserving history. "When Muhammed swept victorious into the city of Mecca in 630 C.E., one of his first acts was to destroy all of the idols at the Kabbah, one of the holiest sites in the Islamic world. ISIS is taking the prophet's idea to the extreme, attempting to raze art and architecture they deem un-Islamic from their domain. Ancient cities have fallen beneath bulldozers and clouds of dust, while priceless artifacts have been looted from museums and destroyed. Students will be challenged to ask why ISIS is so bent on destroying artifacts of the past and what power the preservation of these objects gives those fighting against the Islamic State"--Amazon.

364.6 NAG

Nagle, Jeanne, author. Coping with the threat of deportation. First edition.
"A book for teens about coping with the threat of deportation from the United States"--Provided by publisher.

371.3 CAS

Cassinelli, Colette, author. Inspiring curiosity : a librarian's guide to inquiry-based learning.
". . . a practical guide for secondary school librarians as they collaborate with teachers and students to develop inquiry-based research projects . . . Includes: ideas and resources to help librarians be more effective in research and inquiry; tips for developing search strategies, locating and curating resources, evaluating sources and celebrating students' inquiry beyond the traditional research paper; [and] lessons and assessment ideas to keep librarians current on information literacy topics."--Back cover.

398.2 DAW

Dawood, N. J. Aladdin and other tales from the Arabian nights.
A collection of tales from the Arabian nights telling of birds, genies, kings, princes, and magicians.

398.2 GRI

Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863. Grimms' fairy tales.
Hans in luck -- The traveling musicians -- The golden bird -- The fisherman and his wife -- The Tom-Tit and the bear -- The twelve dancing princesses -- Rose-Bud -- Tom Thumb -- The grateful beasts -- Jorinda and Jorindel -- The wonderful musician -- The queen bee -- The dog and the sparrow -- Frederick and Catherine -- The three children of fortune -- King Grisly-Beard -- The adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet -- Snow-Drop -- The elves and the shoemaker -- The turnip -- Old sultan -- The lady and the lion -- The miser in the bush -- The king of the golden mountain -- The golden goose -- Mrs Fox -- Hansel and Grettel -- The giant with the three golden hairs -- The frog-prince -- The fox and the horse -- Rumpel-Stilts-Kin -- The Goose-Girl -- Faithful John -- The blue light -- Ashputtel -- The young giant and the tailor -- The crows and the soldier -- Pee-Witt -- Hans and his wife Grettel -- Cherry, or the frog-bride -- Mother Holle -- The water of life -- Peter the goatherd -- The four clever brothers -- The elfin-grove -- The salad -- The nose -- The five servants -- Cat-Skin -- The robber-bridegroom -- The three sluggards -- The seven ravens -- Roland and May-Bird -- The mouse, the bird, and the sausage -- The juniper tree. Presents stories and artwork from the original Grimm's Fairy Tales, including original classics such as, "Tom Thumb," "Hansel and Grettel," "The Frog Prince," and "Rumpel-Stilts-kin.".

398.2 PYL

Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911. The story of King Arthur and his knights.
Tells of King Arthur, his rise to the throne, the winning of his queen, and the stories of the three worthies of his court, Merlin, Sir Pellias, and Sir Gawaine. Includes review questions.

510.92 SHE

Shetterly, Margot Lee, author. Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space. Large print edition.
"Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as -human computers- used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country"--Amazon.com.

523 MIL

Miller, Derek L., author. Earth, Sun, and Moon : cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses, and the seasons. First edition.
Introduction: Cycles on Earth and in space -- Early predictions -- The modern understanding of lunar phases, eclipses, and seasons -- Scientists and mathematicians -- Visualizing the movements of the Earth, Sun, and Moon -- Lunar phases, eclipses, and seasons: today and tomorrow. Explains the cycles of the Earth, Sun, and Moon that affect our daily lives, and how the major figures in astronomy used the scientific method to prove their theories about these cycles.

523.1 STA

StarTalk : everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond. Young readers edition.
Space -- What do I pack for Mars? -- What do I eat in space? -- Can we use wormholes to travel? -- Who goes there? -- Are we there yet? -- Planet Earth -- Pale blue dot or big blue marble? -- How do we get water? -- Where do storms come from? -- Is there a solution for pollution? -- Is this the end of the world as we know it? -- Being Human -- What's the spice of life? -- Where does creativity come from? -- Shall we play a game? -- If we evolved from monkeys, why are monkeys still here? -- Future imagined -- When are the zombies coming? -- Could Superman survive a black hole? -- Why don't we have flying cars yet? -- Could Bigfoot be a space alien? -- When will we be able to time-travel?. Offers facts about a variety of topics in science, including cosmology, outer space, earth science, human beings, science fiction, and more.

531 HIT

Hiton, Lisa, author. Gravity, orbiting objects, and planetary motion. First edition.
Introduction: Our mysterious universe -- Early predictions -- The modern understanding of gravity and planetary motion -- Scientists, mathematicians, and engineers -- Visualizing gravity -- Orbiting objects and planetary motion today and tomorrow. "Our modern understanding of the heliocentric universe developed five hundred years ago. Since the time of Copernicus and Galileo, scientists have made major strides in understanding how gravity, stars, and planets interact. 'Gravity, Orbiting Objects, and Planetary Motion' explains how early ideas have given way to sophisticated, proven theories about the universe. The book aligns with Next Generation Science Standards and also presents a look at what is next in the cutting-edge field of astronomy"--Amazon.com.

546 JAC

Jackson, Tom, 1972- author. The elements book : a visual encyclopedia of the periodic table. First American edition, 2017.
Elemental building blocks -- Chemical discoveries -- Inside an atom -- Periodic table of elements -- Reactions and uses -- Hydrogen -- Alkali metals -- Lithium -- Sodium -- Salt flats -- Potassium -- Rubidium -- Cesium, Francium -- Alkaline Earth Metals -- Beryllium -- Magnesium -- Calcium -- Fly Geyser -- Strontium -- Barium -- Radium -- Transition Metals -- Scandium, Titanium -- Vanadium, Chromium -- Manganese -- Iron -Steelmaking -- Cobalt -- Nickel -- Copper -- Copper wires -- Zinc -- Yttrium -- Zirconium, Niobium -- Molybdenum, Technetium -- Ruthenium, Rhodium -- Palladium -- Silver -- Cadmium, Hafnium -- Tantalum, Tungsten -- Rhenium, Osmium -- Iridium -- Platinum -- Fold -- Golden Buddha -- Mercury -- Rutherfordium, Dubnium, Seaborgium -- Bohrium, Hassium, Meitnerium -- Darmstadtium, Roentgenium, Copernicium -- Lanthanides -- Lanthanum, Cerium, Praseodymium -- Neodymium, Promethium, Samarium, Europium -- Dadlinium, Terbium, Dysprosium, Holmium -- Erbium, Thulium, Ytterbium, Lutetium -- Actinides -- Actinium, Thorium, Protactinium -- Uranium, Neptunium, Plutonium, Americium -- Curium, Berkelium, Californium, Einsteinium -- Fermium, Mendelevium, Nobelium, Lawrencium -- The Boron group -- Boron -- Aluminum -- Jet turbine -- Gallium, Indium -- Thallium, Nihonium -- The Carbon group -- Carbon -- Pink diamond -- Silicon -- Germanium, Tin -- Lead, Flerovium -- The Nitrogen group -- Nitrogen -- Drag racing -- Phosphorus -- Arsenic, Antimony -- Bismuth, Moscovium -- The Oxygen group -- Oxygen -- Sulfur -- Danakil Depression -- Selenium, Tellurium -- Polonium, Livermorium -- The Halogen group -- Flurine -- Chlorine -- Ocean cleanup -- Bromine -- Iodine, Astatine, Tennessine -- Noble gases -- Helium -- Nebula -- Neon, Argon -- Krypton, Xenon -- Radon, Oganesson. "Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials"--OCLC.

577.0981/1

Montgomery, Sy, author. Amazon adventure : how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest.
Little fish, giant jungle -- Kingdom of the cardinals -- Scott's story -- Barcelos -- Festival of the fish -- From fish morgue to fish spa -- Daracua. "Part science, part carnival--this winding adventure down the Amazon River ... explores how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve not only the rainforest and it's often misunderstood inhabitants, but the fate of our entire environment."--.

591.68 HIR

Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. De-extinction : the science of bringing lost species back to life.
The last bucardo -- Resurrecting the mammoth -- Mammoth 2.0 -- The great passenger pigeon comeback -- Hopes and fears -- The frozen zoo. Explores the pros and cons of bringing animals like the passenger pigeon or the woolly mammoth back from extinction and discusses the cutting-edge science that makes it possible.

612.6 COX

Cox, Lizzie, author. Girl talk.
"Discusses body changes that happen to girls during puberty, such as acne, periods, . . . body hair, . . . and more, and gives suggestions to teen girls for taking care of their health"--Provided by publisher.

612.6 COX

Cox, Lizzie, author. Guy talk.
Looks at changes to boys during puberty.

617.4 HUD

Hudson, Maryann, author. Concussions in sports.
The game changer -- Do not disturb -- Changing the culture -- Young brains colliding -- Prevention, invention, and intervention. Examines concussion injuries in sports, discussing the symptoms and dangers of concussions.

629.43 CAR

Carson, Mary Kay, author. Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt.
"Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet ..."--Provided by publisher.

649 BON

Bondy, Halley, 1984- author. Don't sit on the baby : the ultimate guide to sane, skilled, and safe babysitting.
Provides teenage babysitters with advice for the job, including how to get good positions and negotiate with parents and recipes.

741.5/973

Telgemeier, Raina. Drama. 1st ed. New York : Graphix, 2012.
Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going.

796.323 DEL

Delle Donne, Elena, author. My shot : balancing it all and standing tall. First edition.
"The professional basketball player and 2016 Olympic gold medalist shares her inspirational story of overcoming the challenges of competitive sports through balancing hard work and the support of family"--OCLC.

940.54 AMB

Ambrose, Stephen E., author. Band of brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. 25th anniversary edition, This Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition, 2017.
The story of the men who were in Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne during World War II.

940.54 HIL

Hillenbrand, Laura, author. Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive. First Ember edition 2017.
A biography of Olympic runner and World War II bombardier, Louis Zamperini, who had been rambunctious in childhood before succeeding in track and eventually serving in the military, which led to a trial in which he was forced to find a way to survive in the open ocean after being shot down.

943.71 ROG

Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Czech Republic.
Welcome to Czechia -- Cradled by mountains -- The natural world -- The long road -- Independence and democracy -- Tradition and enterprise -- The Czech people -- Spiritual traditions -- Art and culture -- Life in Czechia. "Readers will learn about the Czech Republic's history , its current government and economy, and what role it plays in world events"--Provided by publisher.

943.8 MAR

Mara, Wil, author. Poland.
Describes Poland's geography, history, government, economy, people, religion, culture, and lifestyle.

946.9 HEA

Heale, Jay, author. Portugal. Third edition.
Presents an introduction to Portugal, providing information on its geography, history, government, economy, environment, culture, religion, and food.

947.56 DHI

Dhilawala, Sakina, 1964- author. Armenia. Third edition.
Armenia today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Armenians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Armenia -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Examines the geography, history, government, economy, environment, customs, religion, language, art, festivals, and food of Armenia; and includes photographs, maps, a time line, a glossary, and other resources.

947.58 SPI

Spilling, Michael, author. Georgia. Third edition.
Georgia today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Georgians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Georgia -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, religion, and culture of Georgia.

947.8 LEV

Levy, Patricia, 1951- author. Belarus. Third edition.
Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Belarusians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Belarus -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Discusses historic and modern Belarus, focusing on the culture, the different rulers, languages, beliefs, and more.

947.93 KAG

Kagda, Sakina, 1939- author. Lithuania. Third edition.
Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Lithuanians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Lithuania -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Examines the geography, history, government, economy, environment, customs, religion, language, art, festivals, and food of Lithuania; and includes photographs, maps, a time line, a glossary, and other resources.

948.97 CLA

Clark, Geri, 1970- author. Finland.
This is Finland -- Polar night and midnight sun -- Wild and wooly Finland -- Finland from ancient times to the present -- Finns free and proud -- A small nation with a big economy -- Who are the Finns? -- Finns and faith -- Suomalaistaminen: Finnish culture -- Living like a Finn. Details the history, culture, geography and government of Finland.

949.65 MAR

Mara, Wil, author. Albania.
Long road ahead -- The land and the sea -- Wild things -- Invasions and independence -- Government today -- A growing economy -- The Albanian people -- Sacred beliefs -- Arts and sports -- Albanian ways. Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports, arts, and people of Albania.

949.9 STA

Stavreva, Kirilka, author. Bulgaria. Third edition.
Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Bulgarians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Bulgaria -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. "Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Bulgaria"--Provided by publisher.

954.92 ORR

Orr, Tamra, author. Bangladesh.
Explores Bangladesh, including the culture, the people, geography, and more.

954.96 YOM

Yomtov, Nelson, author. Nepal.
Explores Nepal, including the culture, people, food, geography, and more.

956.7 YOM

Yomtov, Nelson, author. Iraq.
A nation at the crossroads -- "Land between the rivers" -- The natural world -- An enduring legacy -- The new government -- Rebuilding for the future -- Arabs and Kurds -- Religious life -- Rich traditions -- Daily life. "Readers will discover how Iraq was first settled and how it became the country it is today. They will also find out what life is like for the average Iraqi citizen, from what people eat to where they work and what they do for fun, and learn about the country's government [and] economy"--Provided by publisher.

956.7044 SMI

Smith, Amber (Amber Lane), 1981- author. Danger close : my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq an Afghanistan. Large print edition.
"Amber Smith flew into enemy fire in some of the most dangerous combat zones in the world. One of only a few women to fly the Kiowa Warrior helicopter-whose mission, armed reconnaissance, required its pilots to stay low and fly fast, perilously close to the fight-Smith deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the elite 2-17 Cavalry Regiment, part of the legendary 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles. She rose to Pilot-in-Command and Air Mission Commander in the premier Kiowa unit in the Army, repeatedly flying into harm's way during her 2005 and 2008 deployments. In Danger Close, Smith takes us into the heat of battle, enabling readers to feel, hear, and smell the experience of serving as a combat pilot in high-intensity warfare. This is an edge-of-the seat story of learning to perform under pressure and persevere under extreme duress-both in action against an implacable enemy and within the elite -boy's club- of Army aviation"--Amazon.com.

956.92 SHE

Sheehan, Sean, 1951- author. Lebanon. Third edition.
Lebanon today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Lebanese -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Lebanon -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Explores the geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture of Lebanon.

956.95 SOU

South, Coleman, 1948- author. Jordan.
Jordan Today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Jordanians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Jordan -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Examines the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Jordan.

959.4 MAN

Mansfield, Stephen, author. Laos. Third edition.
Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- The Lao -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Laos -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Introduces the geography, history, religious beliefs, government, and people of Laos.

962.4 LEV

Levy, Patricia, 1951- author. Sudan. Third edition.
Sudan today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Sudanese -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Sudan -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary. Examines the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Sudan, and explores how the country and its people have been devastated by conflict and violence.

963 ROG

Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Ethiopia.
Explores Ethiopia, including the culture, food, people, geography, and more.

967.73 HAS

Hassig, Susan M., 1969- author. Somalia. Third edition.
Somalia today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Somalis -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Somalia -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. An introduction to Somalia, providing information on the geography, history, government, economy, environment, people, lifestyle, religion, language, arts, leisure, festivals, and food of the African nation, and including a map, time line, and photographs.

967.8 HEA

Heale, Jay, author. Tanzania. Third edition.
Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Tanzanians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Tanzania -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. Describes the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of Tanzania.

968.94 HOL

Holmes, Timothy, 1936- author. Zambia. Third edition.
Zambia today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Zambians -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Zambia -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline. Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, people, religion, and culture of Zambia.

972.86 FOL

Foley, Erin, 1967- author. Costa Rica. Third edition.
Costa Rica today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Costa Ricans -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Costa Rica -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Further information. "Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Costa Rica"--Provided by publisher.

972.94 SON

Sonneborn, Liz, author. Haiti.
Explores Haiti, including the culture, people, geography, and more.

995.3 GAS

Gascoigne, Ingrid, author. Papua New Guinea. Third edition.
Papua New Guinea today -- Geography -- History -- Government -- Economy -- Environment -- Papua New Guineans -- Lifestyle -- Religion -- Language -- Arts -- Leisure -- Festivals -- Food -- Map of Papua New Guinea -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary. Discusses the geography, history, economy, government, culture, and peoples of Papua New Guinea.

998 BJO

Bjorklund, Ruth, author. Greenland.
Explores Greenland, including the culture, the people, geography, and more.

BIO MAN

Manzano, Sonia, author. Becoming Maria : love and chaos in the South Bronx. First edition, September 2015.
"Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled"--Publisher.

BIO UWI

Uwiringiyimana, Sandra, author. How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child.
"[Presents the] story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism"--Amazon.

F DLA PB

D'Lacey, Chris. The fire within.
College student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, not realizing that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.

FIC APP

Appelt, Kathi, 1954- author. The true blue scouts of Sugar Man Swamp. First Atheneum Books for Young Readers paperback edition.
Twelve-year-old Chap Brayburn, ancient Sugar Man, and his raccoon-brother Swamp Scouts Bingo and J'miah try to save Bayou Tourterelle from feral pigs Clydine and Buzzie, greedy Sunny Boy Beaucoup, and world-class alligator wrestler and would-be land developer Jaeger Stitch.

FIC APP

Applegate, Katherine, author. Wishtree. First edition, 2017.
An old red oak tree tells how he and his crow friend, Bongo, help their human neighbors get along after a threat against an immigrant family is carved into the tree's trunk.

FIC BAP

Baptiste, Tracey, author. The jumbies. First paperback edition.
Eleven-year-old Corinne must call on her courage and an ancient magic to stop an evil spirit and save her island home.

FIC BLA

Black, Holly, author. The iron trial.
Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.

FIC BLA

Blake, Ashley Herring, author. Ivy Aberdeen's letter to the world. First edition: March 2018.
"Twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed in a tornado, and in the aftermath of the storm, she begins to develop feelings for another girl at school"--Provided by publisher.

FIC BOD

Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.), 1965- author. Found. First Square Fish edition, 2018.
Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants.

FIC BRA

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. Jefferson's sons : a founding father's secret children.
A fictionalized look at the last twenty years of Thomas Jefferson's life at Monticello through the eyes of three of his slaves, including two who were his sons by his slave, Sally Hemings.

FIC BUC

Buczynsky, Natalie. The unofficial Heroes of Olympus companion : gods, monsters, myths and what's in store for Jason, Piper and Leo.
Describes the gods, goddesses, and mythical animals that figure in the novels of Rick Riordan, including the Heroes of Olympus series and the stories about Percy Jackson.

FIC BUR

Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. A little princess.
Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.

FIC CAR

Card, Orson Scott, author. Ender's game. Third Tor teen edition: March 2014.
Young Ender Wiggin may prove to be the military genius Earth needs to fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race that will determine the future of the human race.

FIC CAR

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. Alice's adventures in Wonderland.
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

FIC CAR

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898, author. Through the looking-glass.
"One moment Alice is wondering what life is like on the other side on the mirror, the next she finds herself through the looking-glass and in a topsy-turvey land where everything is 'contrariwise'. Alice meets a host of bizarre characters: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the dotty White Knight and the bad-tempered RedQueen - none of whom are quite qhat they seem. But is Alice's adventure real, or is it all just a dream?"--Publisher.

FIC CHA

Chainani, Soman, author. The last ever after. First paperback edition 2016.
The forces of evil want to take over and make Sophie their queen, but Tedros and her former friend Agatha try to stop them.

FIC CHA

Chainani, Soman, author. The quests for glory. First paperback edition.
"The students at the School for Good and Evil thought they had found their final Ever After when they vanquished the malevolent School Master. Now on their required fourth year quests, the students face obstacles both dangerous and unpredictable, and the stakes are high: success brings eternal adoration, and failure means obscurity forever. For their quests, Agatha and Tedros are trying to return Camelot to its former splendor as queen and king. For her quest, Dean Sophie seeks to mold Evil in her own image. But soon they all feel themselves growing more isolated and alone. When their classmates' quests plunge into chaos, however, someone must lead the charge to save them. If Good and Evil can't find a way to work together, neither side will survive"--Publisher's website.

FIC CHA

Chainani, Soman, author. The School for Good and Evil. First paperback edition, 2014.
Best friends Sophie and Agatha discover their true identities when they enter The School for Good and Evil, a school where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains.

FIC CHA

Chainani, Soman, author. A world without princes. First paperback edition, 2015.
When best friends Sophie and Agatha return to a fairy tale world, they find that old enemies are no longer fighting, but a war begins to brew as an enemy arises from within.

FIC COL

Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890, author. Pinocchio.
Presents the adventures of Pinocchio, a mischievous wooden puppet, who wants more than anything else to become a real boy.

FIC DEF

Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe.
In 1659, after becoming the sole survivor of a shipwreck, Englishman Robinson Crusoe lives on a deserted island for more than twenty-eight years.

FIC DIC

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Oliver Twist.
A young orphan boy in nineteenth-century England lives in the squalid surroundings of a workhouse until he becomes involved with a gang of thieves.

FIC DIC

Teller, Neville, author. David Copperfield.
Presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens "David Copperfield" in which a young boy in nineteenth-century London runs away from an unhappy home, finds employment in a wine factory, and becomes acquainted with a wide variety of characters in the city streets.

FIC ELL

Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author. Mud city.
The story of fourteen-year-old Shauzia, who escaped from Kabul, Afghanistan and who is unhappy with her life as a refugee in a camp in Pakistan.

FIC ELL

Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author. My name is Parvana.
Fifteen-year-old Parvana recounts memories from the past four years of her life as she awaits foreign military forces to determine her fate and wonders if she will ever be reunited with those she loves.

FIC EVA

Evans, Richard Paul. Michael Vey : the prisoner of cell 25. 1st Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink pbk. ed. New York : Mercury Ink/Simon Pulse, 2012, c2011.
Fourteen-year-old Michael discovers he has special electrical powers and, with the help of his best friends, becomes aware that there are other teens with similar powers, but something or someone is hunting them and, after Michael's mother is kidnapped, he will need to rely on his powers and his friends to rescue his mom, protect himself, and save the others.

FIC GOL

Goldman, William, 1931-. The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure. First Harvest mass market edition 2007.
Westley, a farm boy, goes off to seek his fortune shortly after declaring his love for Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, but their relationship is put to the test when his ship is captured by pirates and she is summoned to become the bride of the prince. Includes a reading group guide.

FIC GRA

Graceffa, Joey, 1991- author. Children of Eden : a novel. First Keywords Press/Atria Paperback edition June 2017.
Rowan, an illegal second child outside of Eden, is desperately to see the world, and recklessly escapes for a night of adventure only to turn into a renegade on the run.

FIC GRA

Gratz, Alan, 1972- author. Refugee. First edition, August 2017.
"Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together"--Provided by publisher.

FIC HAG

Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925. King Solomon's mines.
The story of three men who trek to the remote interior of Africa in search of a lost friend. At the end of their perilous journey, they find their friend and the spectacular diamond mines of King Solomon.

FIC HEA

Healy, Christopher, 1972- author. The hero's guide to being an outlaw. First paperback edition, 2015.
Prince Liam, Prince Gustav, Prince Frederic, and Prince Duncan find themselves on the run when they are accused of murdering Briar Rose, but they soon discover that the murder is just a plot to take over the thirteen kingdoms, and the four Princes Charming must return to an eerily familiar fortress and an equally familiar enemy.

FIC HEA

Healy, Christopher, 1972- author. The hero's guide to saving your kingdom. First paperback edition.
Liam, Frederic, Duncan, and Gustav, all former princes who had been rejected by their princesses and cast out of their castles, encounter trolls, witches, and dragons during their quest to become heroes.

FIC HEA

Healy, Christopher, 1972- author. The hero's guide to storming the castle. First paperback edition.
"The four princes erroneously dubbed by Prince Charming and rudely marginalized in their respective fairy tales have to once again save the kingdom from a great threat"--Provided by publisher.

FIC HOL

Holm, Jennifer L. Turtle in paradise. 1st Yearling ed.
In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

FIC KOR

Korman, Gordon, author. Restart.
"Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?"--Provided by publisher.

FIC LEW

Lewis, Gill. Wild wings. 1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed.
Callum becomes friends with Iona, a practically feral classmate who has discovered an osprey, thought to be gone from Scotland, on Callum's family farm, and they eventually share the secret with others, including Jeneba who encounters the same bird at her home in Gambia.

FIC LOF

Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947. The voyages of Doctor Dolittle.
When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

FIC LON

London, Jack, 1876-1916. The call of the wild.
Buck, a dog that has been forced into the harsh life of sled dog, befriends a man seeking his fortune in the Klondike gold fields, and must ultimately decide whether to stay with his master or obey his instinct to join the wolves.

FIC LON

London, Jack, 1876-1916. White Fang. London ; : Puffin, 2008, c1905.
Follows the adventures of a dog who is part wolf as he eventually makes his peace with man in the wilderness of northern Canada.

FIC LU

Lu, Marie, 1984-. Legend. New York, N.Y. : Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.

FIC MAC

MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. The princess and the goblin. 1st Random House ed.
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle.

FIC MIK

Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952-. Touching Spirit Bear. 1st Harper Trophy ed.
After his anger erupts into violence, fifteen year-old Cole, in order to avoid going to prison, agrees to participate in a sentencing alternative based on the Native American Circle Justice, and he is sent to a remote Alaskan Island where an encounter with a huge Spirit Bear changes his life.

FIC MYR

Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author. The backward season. First Edition.
"Now that her sisters Natasha and Darya have had their turn, Ava Blok finally gets her Wishing Day. But after seeing the unintended consequences of the wishes her sisters made, she's not sure what to wish for. The only thing she's certain of is that it's her job to set things right. Hopeful that she can put her broken family back together, and eager to prove her pessimistic older sisters wrong, Ava realizes that fixing the future means changing the past."--Provided by publishers.

FIC MYR

Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author. Wishing day. First paperback edition, 2017.
Three sisters in the town of Willow Hill participate in a fabled tradition of making three wishes and find out what they really want only after their wishes come true.

FIC NIX

Nix, Garth, author. Sabriel. Revised paperback edition, 2014.
Sabriel, daughter of the necromancer Abhorsen, must journey into the mysterious and magical Old Kingdom to rescue her father from the Land of the Dead.

FIC OCO

O'Connor, Barbara, author. Wish. First Square Fish edition, 2017.
"A story about a girl who, with the help of the dog of her dreams, discovers that family doesn't always have to be related--they are simply people who love you for who you are"--Provided by publisher.

FIC PAO

Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. 1st Knopf trade pbk. ed.
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

FIC PAT

Patterson, James, 1947- author. Lights out. First paperback edition: May 2016.
"Daniel X is finally ready to take on the universe's most evil alien outlaw that killed his parents years ago, but he will need all his friends--and superpowers--to make it out alive"--Provided by publisher.

FIC RHO

Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author. Ghost boys. First edition: April 2018.
"After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--Provided by publisher.

FIC RIO

Aperlo, Peter, author. The unofficial Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard companion : the Norse heroes, monsters and myths behind the hot series.
A guide to Norse mythology for Rick Riordan's "Magnus Chase" books.

FIC RIO

Riordan, Rick, author. The burning maze. First edition, May 2018.
The Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth as the ungifted human teenager Lester Papadopoulos, and his demigod friends must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor--and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles--somewhere in the American Southwest.

FIC Rio

Riordan, Rick, author. The dark prophecy. First edition, May 2017.
"Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate"--OCLC.

FIC RIO

Riordan, Rick, author. For Magnus Chase, Hotel Valhalla guide to the Norse worlds : your introduction to deities, mythical beings & fantastic creatures. First edition, August 2016.
"A can't-live-without guide for guests of the Hotel Valhalla, this volume contains facts about the Norse gods as well as other characters and creatures you might encounter if you are fortunate enough to be chosen as one of Odin's brave warriors"--Provided by publisher.

FIC RIO

Riordan, Rick, author. Percy Jackson's Greek gods. First paperback edition, February 2016.
"Percy Jackson, a modern-day demigod, tells the origin stories of the gods of Olympus and provides an insider's point of view--with plenty of attitude--in this illustrated collection"--Provided by publisher.

FIC RIO

Riordan, Rick, author. The red pyramid. First paperback edition, August 2011.
Brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey, bringing them closer to the truth about their family and its links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.

FIC SAE

Saeed, Aisha, author. Amal unbound.
In Pakistan, Amal holds onto her dream of being a teacher even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt to the wealthy and corrupt Khan family.

FIC SAU

Saunders, Kate, 1960- author. The Land of Neverendings. First U.S. edition.
"Emily's world is shattered after her sister dies and she finds she misses her sister's teddy bear, Bluey, almost as much as her sister. Then Emily dreams of talking toys who have a message from Bluey, but soon discovers that magic from the toy world is spilling out into the real world with disastrous consequences. Emily must decide whether finding Bluey is worth risking the lives of those she loves"--Provided by publisher.

FIC STE

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Kidnapped : being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751.
After he is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, a sixteen-year-old orphan escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish Highlanders against English rule.

FIC SWI

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745, author. Gulliver's travels.
The voyages of an Englishman carry him to a land of people six inches high, a land of giants, an island of sorcerers, and a land where horses are masters of human-like creatures.

FIC TWA

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. The prince and the pauper. Abridged ed.
When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

FIC WHI

White, J. A., author. Well of witches. First paperback edition, 2017.
"Kara and her brother Taff leave the island of De'Noran and the Thickety to travel to the World, where grimoires are enchanting young girls"--Provided by publisher.

FIC WYS

Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818. The Swiss family Robinson.
Shipwrecked on an isolated island in the early nineteenth century, a Swiss couple and their four sons rely upon their ingenuity and nature's providence to survive in their "New Switzerland.".

GN 363.738 BIS

Biskup, Agnieszka, author. Understanding global warming with Max Axiom, super scientist : an augmented reading science experience.
"Team up with Max Axiom to learn all about global warming and its effects on the Earth. From melting glaciers to wacky weather patterns, heating up our planet wreaks havoc on its resources and inhabitants. Young readers will understand global warming and harness the power to help make a difference!"--Provided by publisher.

GN 537 ODO

O'Donnell, Liam, 1970- author. The shocking world of electricity with Max Axiom, super scientist.
In graphic novel format, follows the adventures of Max Axiom as he explains the science behind electricity.

GN 741.5 COL

Collar, Orpheus, author, illustrator. The Kane chronicles. : the graphic novel. First edition, October 2017.
"When Apophis, the chaos snake, threatens to plunge the world into eternal darkness, siblings Carter and Sade Kane plan to use an ancient spell to destroy the snake, but first must rely on the murderous ghost of a powerful magician"--Provided by publisher.

GN 741.5 FIT

Fitch, Kenneth W., author. Mutiny on the Bounty.
A graphic novelization of the mutiny of the British war vessel "Bounty" in 1789.

GN 741.5 ROB

Robinson Crusoe.
A graphic novel version of Daniel Defoe's classic tale, in which an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives nearly thirty years on a desert island before being rescued.

GN 741.5 SUN

Sundel, Alfred, author. Oliver Twist.
A graphic novel adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" about a young orphan boy in nineteenth-century England who lives in the squalid surroundings of a workhouse until he becomes involved with a gang of thieves.

GN 741.5 TRE

Treasure Island.
A graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel about the mistress of an inn and her son who find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune as well as great danger.

HL SHI

Shipley, Jocelyn, author. Shatterproof.
"Thirteen-year-old Nate gets caught up in a money-making scam based on his resemblance to a celebrity"--Provided by publisher.

HL TAT

Tate, Nikki, 1962- author. Deadpoint.
"Ayla loves climbing. But she prefers to climb indoors, with all her safety harnesses in place and soft mats to land on. Her climbing partner and best friend, Lissy, is much more adventurous and loves the outdoors. When Lissy starts hanging out with Carlos, the new thrill-seeking guy in town, Ayla wants to keep an eye on her and finds herself tagging along on a weekend climbing trip up Black Dog Mountain. But things go very wrong when Lissy and her dad, the only adult in the group, are badly injured high on the side of the mountain. Suddenly the risks of climbing become very real. Ayla and Carlos need to figure out how to get help, and every decision they make could have catastrophic consequences"--Amazon.com.

PROF 027.62 SIM

Siwak, Karen J., 1967-. Library programs for teens : mystery theater.
The basic formula -- Creating a sample mystery script -- Death in the library -- Library dognapping -- Mysterious Mona -- Case of the looney librarian -- Medieval murder -- Highbrow curse mystery -- Shivermetimbers! A pirate mystery -- Fairground fiasco -- Case of the missing baseball -- Who will survive teen mystery night? / by Heather Blicher. Offers instructions and tips on creating a mystery theater program for teens, covering timing, setting clues, props, costumes, and other topics, and includes scripts, with graphics, flyers, invitations, book tie-ins, and more.

Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978- author, illustrator. Amulet. First edition, September 2011.
Upon arriving in Cielis, Emily and her friends find the once busy streets deserted and the remaining townspeople living in fear. After Emily is escorted to the Academy to compete for a spot on the Guardian Council, a group of the most powerful Stonekeepers, an awful secret is gradually uncovered.