YA Audiovisuals: A
Anne of Green Gables by
Call Number: PZ 7 .M768 An 1994
Publication Date: 2002-01-07
The skinny, red-haired waits expectant smile brightened up the entire length of the Bright River Station platform. The only living creature in sight, she waited patiently, her legs dangling from the pile of shingles where she sat. Matthew Cuthbert knew all too well that his sister Manila had expected the orphanage to send a boy, but when he lifted the freckled, green-eyed little girl into the buggy, he sensed that life at Green Gables was going to be very different and, he hoped, much improved. This endearing, heartwarming book has charmed generations of children and parents since it was first published in l908. A classic of children's literature, Aunt of Green Gables has given the world the spunky, irrepressible little girl who Mark Twain hailed as "The most moving and delightful child of fiction since the immortal Alice."
YA Fiction: A
Call Number: PZ 7 .C11165 Ab 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-26
New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot, a dark, fantastical story about this world and the underworld. When Pierce first sees him, she thinks he is a murderer. She's right about one thing--he does take lives. But not in the way she ever imagined. Pierce is drawn to the dark stranger even as she tries to uncover the mystery surrounding the tragic death of someone close to her. As she gets closer to the truth--and the stranger--unexpected secrets are revealed, even in her own heart.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by
Call Number: PZ 7 .A382 Ab 2007
Publication Date: 2007-09-12
In his first book for young adults, bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney, that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.
The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by
Call Number: PZ 7 .J5754 Ab 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-04
When Tobias Richard Vandevelde wakes up in a hospital with no memory of the night before, his horrified mother tells him that he was found unconscious. At Featherdale Wildlife Park. In a dingo pen. He assumes that his two best friends are somehow responsible, until the mysterious Reuben turns up, claiming that Toby has a rare and dangerous "condition." Next thing he knows, Toby finds himself involved with a strange bunch of sickly insomniacs who seem convinced that he needs their help. It's not until he's kidnapped and imprisoned that he starts to believe them--and to understand what being a paranormal monster really means.
Against All Odds by
Call Number: PZ 4 .H36 Aga 2009
Publication Date: 2009-02-01
Her life is in danger... and so is his heart For FBI Hostage Rescue Team member Evan Cooper, dignitary protection duty should have been a piece of cake. Unfortunately, Monica Callahan--refusing to be intimidated--isn't making it easy. When there is a terrorist threat against her life, every second that ticks by, Coop knows that the odds of saving the only woman who has ever breached the walls around his heart are dropping.
Along for the Ride by
Call Number: PZ 7 .D455 A1 2009
Publication Date: 2009-06-16
Following her parents' bitter divorce, Auden has the chance to spend the summer with her dad and his new family in a charming beach town. There she meets Eli, and together they embark on parallel quests: for Auden, to experience the carefree life she's been denied; for Eli, to come to terms with the guilt he feels for the death of a friend.
The Amber Spyglass by
Call Number: PZ 7 .P968 Am 2000
Publication Date: 2000-10-10
The Amber Spyglass brings the intrigue of The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife to a heart-stopping end, making the final volume of His Dark Materials the most powerful of the trilogy. Along with the return of Lyra, Will, Mrs. Coulter, Lord Asriel, Dr. Mary Malone, and Iorek Byrnison the armored bear, come a host of new characters: the Mulefa, mysterious wheeled creatures with the power to see Dust; Gallivespian Lord Roke, a hand-high spymaster to Lord Asriel; and Metatron, a fierce and mighty angel. So, too, come startling revelations: the painful price Lyra must pay to walk through the land of the dead, the haunting power of Dr. Malone's amber spyglass, and the names of who will live--and who will die--for love. And all the while, war rages with the Kingdom of Heaven, a brutal battle that--in its shocking outcome--will uncover the secret of Dust. Philip Pullman deftly brings the cliff-hangers and mysteries of His Dark Materials to an earth-shattering conclusion--and confirms his fantasy trilogy as an undoubted and enduring classic.
Call Number: PZ 7 .P27653 Ang 2011
Publication Date: 2011-02-14
In the seventh book in the bestselling series, evil scientists are still trying to convince Max that she needs to save the world, this time by providing the genetic link in speeding up the pace of evolution. Worse, they're trying to convince her that her perfect mate is Dylan, the newest addition to the flock. The problem is that, despite herself, Max is starting to believe it. Fang travels the country collecting his own gang of evolved humans, but the two separate flocks must unite to defeat a frightening doomsday cult whose motto is Save the Planet: Kill the Humans. And this time, the true heroine, for once, might just be little Angel.
Anne of Green Gables by
Call Number: PZ 7 M768 Ann 1986
Publication Date: 1988-12-28
Anne (with an ‘e’ of course) starts out as a mistake. The elderly Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert had planned on adopting a boy to help Matthew with the chores on their Prince Edward Island farm. What are they to do with the red-haired, high-spirited girl who arrives instead? Anne Shirley, with her boundless imagination and heart, slowly brings joy into the narrow lives of those around her, and into the lives of readers who have delighted in her adventures since Lucy Maud Montgomery began writing about her in 1905. Anne’s courage, her enthusiasm, and her ability to love, have made her one of literature’s most beloved characters in Canada and around the world. This beautifully illustrated volume, with a foreword by Kate Butler MacDonald, one of L. M. Montgomery’s grandchildren, is a treasure for those who find in Anne a familiar friend as well as for those who are discovering this “kindred spirit” for the first time. 2 copies (1986 & 1994).
Call Number: PZ 7 .D667 Ann 2010
Publication Date: 2010-10-04
Everyone knows about Anne Frank and her life hidden in the secret annex - but what about the boy who was also trapped there with her? In this powerful and gripping novel, Sharon Dogar explores what this might have been like from Peter's point of view. What was it like to be forced into hiding with Anne Frank, first to hate her and then to find yourself falling in love with her? Especially with your parents and her parents all watching almost everything you do together. To know you're being written about in Anne's diary, day after day? What's it like to start questioning your religion, wondering why simply being Jewish inspires such hatred and persecution? Or to just sit and wait and watch while others die, and wish you were fighting. As Peter and Anne become closer and closer in their confined quarters, how can they make sense of what they see happening around them? Anne's diary ends on August 4, 1944, but Peter's story takes us on, beyond their betrayal and into the Nazi death camps. He details with accuracy, clarity and compassion the reality of day to day survival in Auschwitz - and ultimately the horrific fates of the Annex's occupants.
The Arctic Incident (Artemis Fowl) by
Call Number: PZ 7 .C677475 At 2002
Publication Date: 2002-05-06
A New York Times Bestseller. The world's youngest, brightest, and most dangerous criminal mastermind is back. Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he suddenly receives an urgent video e-mail from Russia, with a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafia. An Accelerated Reader title for ages 12 and up.
Around the World in 80 Days by
Call Number: PZ 7 .V594 Ar 1988
Publication Date: 1988-11-21
Translated by George Makepeace Towle. Afterword by Peter Glassman. Barry Moser's sixteen exquisite watercolors capture Verne's beloved novel of suspense in this deluxe gift edition that will be treasured for years to come. A "handsome new edition...The translation is clear and sprightly."--New York Times Book Review.
The Atlantis Complex (Artemis Fowl) by
Call Number: PZ 7 .C677475 Atg 2010
Publication Date: 2010-08-03
Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world's greatest teenage criminal mastermind? Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is suffering from Atlantis Complex, a psychosis common among guilt-ridden fairies - not humans - and most likely triggered by Artemis's dabbling with fairy magic. Symptoms include obsessive-compulsive behavior, paranoia, multiple personality disorder and, in extreme cases, embarrassing professions of love to a certain feisty LEPrecon fairy. Unfortunately, Atlantis Complex has struck at the worst possible time. A deadly foe from Holly's past is intent on destroying the actual city of Atlantis. Can Artemis escape the confines of his mind and the grips of a giant squid in time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants? New York Times best-selling author Eoin Colfer delivers a knockout, fast-paced, and hilarious adventure in Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex, the seventh book in the blockbuster series.
Avalon High: The Merlin Prophecy by
Call Number: PZ 7 .C11165 A93 2006
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
This latest stand-alone novel by the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author has all the wit and charm of "The Princess Diaries," but with a supernatural twist on the Arthurian legend. HarperCollins Children's Books