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Zimmerman Library Severn School May 2012

New Fiction Books Spring 2012

(arranged alphabetically by call number)

A Aguirre, Ann. Enclave. 1st ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011. In a postapocalyptic future, fifteen-year-old Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong--and dangerous. FIC AGU The chronicles of Harris Burdick : 14 amazing authors tell the tales. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Children, 2011. Presents fourteen short stories from award-winning authors based on the illustrations in Chris Van Allsburg's "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick". FIC ALL Amemiya, Yuki. 07-ghost. [Agoura Hills, Calif.] : Go! Comi, c2008. Teito discovers a horrifying secret about the ruling empire

and finds himself trapped in an ancient battle between a wicked god and seven ghosts, leaving him to rely only on his best friend and the magical art of Zaiphon. FIC AME Amemiya, Yuki. 07-ghost. [Agoura Hills, Calif.] : Go! Comi, c2009. Teito Klein seeks refuge in the Barsburg Church in an attempt to hide the Eye of Mikhail from the military, but suspicion settles over the arrival of Mikage, and Teito quickly realizes that he cannot even trust his best friend. FIC AME Ammerman, Dean. Anteater-Boy : A novel. Minnesota : Kabloona, 2011. The school year is coming to an end and high school freshman Zak Dale wants a summer job to earn some money. His fish-eyed science teacher, Dr. Cyrus B. Fletcher, has a job opening but wants Zak to clean the science classroom, improve his grades, and deliver an award-winning


speech to get it. As Zak tries to prove he’s the best person for the summer job, he helps his best friend Miles search for the holy grail of junk food, falls in love with the beautiful and mysterious Mia Holmes, locates his missing grandmother, neglects his bladder-challenged dachshund, and takes a journey through the American Revolution with Darius Brown, his substitute history teacher. Anteater-Boy is a funny, uplifting, fastpaced coming-of-age novel about friendship and about having the courage to decide who you are and who you want to be. FIC AMM Ashton, Brodi. Everneath. 1st ed. New York : Balzer + Bray, c2012. Teenaged Nikki regrets her decision to forfeit her life on Earth to become an immortal on Everneath, a world between Earth and Hell, and is given the chance to return to the Surface for six months. FIC ASH Austen, Catherine, 1965-. All good children. Victoria, BC ; : Orca Book Publishers, 2011. In the not-too-distant future, Max tries to maintain his identity in a world where the only way to survive is to conform and obey. FIC AUS

B Barnett, Mac. The ghostwriter secret. 1st Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers pbk. ed. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2011, c2010. Twelve-year-old Steve is investigating a diamond heist but the case suddenly changes when the author of the Bailey Brothers detective novels

writes him a letter to say that he fears for his life. FIC BAR Barnett, Mac. It happened on a train. 1st ed. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2011. Seventh-grader Steve Brixton finds himself pulled back into sleuthing when, during a train trip down the California coast, he uncovers a mystery involving a fleet of priceless automobiles, an assassin, and a private rail car. FIC BAR Barton, Chris. Can I see your I.D.? : true stories of false identities. New York : Dial Books, c2011. Contains ten stories of true crime, fraud, and adventure, including accounts of a fake Asian princess, master thief Frank Abagnale, and a teen who "stole" a subway in 1993. FIC BAR Bauer, A. C. E. Gil Marsh. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2012. High school track star Gil Marsh comes to terms with the loss of his close friend and teammate Enko and his own mortality while on a journey to find Enko's grave in this modern retelling of the ancient Sumerian tale of Gilgamesh. FIC BAU Bick, Ilsa J. Ashes. New York : Egmont USA, 2011. Alex, a resourceful seventeen-year-old running from her incurable brain tumor, Tom, who has left the war in Afghanistan, and Ellie, an angry eightyear-old, join forces after an electromagnetic pulse sweeps through the sky and kills most of the world's population, turning some of those who remain into zombies and giving the others superhuman senses. FIC BIC


Black, Holly. Black heart. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2012. Cassel Sharpe, a powerful transformation worker, is torn between his decision to work for the federal government and his love for Lila, who has joined her father's criminal organization. FIC BLA Bow, Erin. Plain Kate. 1st ed. New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2010. Plain Kate's odd appearance and expertise as a woodcarver cause some to think her a witch, but friendship with a talking cat and, later, with humans help her to survive and even thrive in a world of magic, charms, and fear. FIC BOW Bridges, Robin. The gathering storm. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2012. In St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1888, royal debutante Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, tries to hide a dark secret--that she has the ability to raise the dead--but when she uses her special skill to protect a member of the Imperial Family, she finds herself caught in a web of intrigue. FIC BRI Brooks, Kevin. iBoy. 1st American ed. New York : Chicken House, 2011, c2010. Sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was an ordinary Londoner until an attack causes fragments of an iPhone to be embedded in his brain, giving him incredible knowledge and power, but using that power against the gang that attacked him and a friend could have deadly consequences. FIC BRO Burgis, Stephanie. Kat, incorrigible. 1st ed. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011. In Regency England, when twelve-year-old Kat

discovers she has magical powers, she tries to use them to stop her sister from marrying a man she does not love. FIC BUR Burgis, Stephanie. Renegade magic. 1st ed. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011. Twelve-year-old Kat tries to use her untrained magical powers to prevent use of the wild magic of Sulis Minerva found in Bath, England, where Stepmama has brought the family in hopes of finding Kat's sister a proper match. FIC BUR Butler, Octavia E. Parable of the sower. Warner Books ed. New York : Warner Books, [2000], c1993. The odyssey of a sensitive young woman in a world that has become almost completely dehumanized. Set in California in the years 2024 through 2027. FIC BUT

C Caletti, Deb. The story of us. 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2012. Eighteen-year-old Cricket, having decided to take a break from her long-time boyfriend to sort out her love life, spends a week preparing for her mother's wedding and finds her life getting even more complicated by stepsisters who are against the marriage, a family secret revealed by her grandfather, the arrival of her mom's soon-to-be husband's ex, and feelings for a sweet and sexy guy she just met. FIC CAL Calkhoven, Laurie. Michael at the invasion of France, 1943. 1st ed. New


York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012. Michael, a thirteen-year-old French-American, watches in fear as the Nazis invade Paris, and is spurred to become part of the French Resistance movement, defying Hitler, helping American aviators to safe zones, and delivering secret documents at great risk to his own safety. Includes historical notes, glossary, and timeline. FIC CAL Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the giant. 1st mass market ed. New York : Tor, 2006, c2005. Bean, the embattled right-hand man of Ender Wiggin, must move to another planet to raise a family with his wife, Petra, because enemies lay in wait everywhere on Earth. FIC CAR Card, Orson Scott. Shadows in flight. 1st ed. New York : Tor, 2012, c2011. In the hope that science will find a cure for the genetic mutation that has made him and his three children geniuses while condemning them to giantism and short lives, Julian "Bean" Delphiki, aka the Giant, takes them into space. Travelling at light speed, however, allows them to be forgotten on Earth, where hundreds of years have passed, and when their ship begins to fail and Bean nears death, the siblings, now six years old, must save themselves. FIC CAR Cashore, Kristin. Bitterblue. New York : Dial Books, c2012. Eighteen-year-old Bitterblue, queen of Monsea, realizes her heavy responsibility and the futility of relying on advisors who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people to heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities. FIC CAS

Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-. Lacrosse firestorm. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, 2008. Michael Donofrio is taking revenge out on Garry Wallis for sabotaging his chances of becoming the league's top scorer, leading to a series of near-disasters as the bullying gets rougher. FIC PET Clare, Cassandra. City of lost souls. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2012. When Jace vanishes with Sebastian, Clary and the Shadowhunters struggle to piece together their shattered world and Clary infiltrates the group planning the world's destruction. FIC CLA Collins, Suzanne. Catching fire. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2009. By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion. FIC COL Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2008. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games, a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against one another in a televised fight to the death. FIC COL Collins, Suzanne. Mockingjay. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2010. Katniss Everdeen, having survived the Hunger Games twice, learns she and her family and friends are in danger because the


Capitol holds her responsible for the unrest and races against time to protect those she cares about and the people of District 12. FIC COL Cooney, Caroline B. The lost songs. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011. In small-town Carolina, sixteen-year-old Lutie Painter treasures the "Laundry List" of songs written by her ancestor and does not want to share them, but ultimately they help her learn more about her absent mother and connect with fellow students Kelvin, Doria, and especially Train, a former friend. FIC COO Cooper, Rose (Barbara Rose), 1978. Rumors from the boys' room : a blogtastic! novel. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011. Sixth-grader Sofia Becker writes a blog about the gossip she hears at school, including rumors originating in the boys' bathroom, and her rivalry with a popular girl continues. FIC COO Crockett, S. D. (Sophie D.). After the snow. 1st ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2012. Fifteen-year-old Willo Blake, born after the 2059 snows created a new ice age, searches for his family, who mysteriously disappeared from their frozen mountain home, and encounters outlaws, halfmen, and an abandoned girl along the way. FIC CRO Crowley, Cath. Graffiti moon. 1st American ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012. Told in alternating voices, an all-night adventure featuring Lucy, who is determined to find an elusive graffiti artist named Shadow, and Ed, the last person Lucy wants to spend time with, except for the fact that he may

know how to find Shadow. FIC CRO Curtis, Christopher Paul. The mighty Miss Malone. 1st ed. New York : Wendy Lamb Books, c2012. Deza Malone, the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, accompanies her mother and older brother on a trip to find her father, an African American man who left to find work after the Great Depression hit. They end up in a Hooverville outside of Flint, Michigan, and her brother attempts to be a performer while Deza and her mother search for a home. FIC CUR

D Dale, Katie. Someone else's life. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2012. When seventeen-year-old Rosie's mother dies from Huntington's Disease, a devastating secret is revealed that sends Rosie on a journey from England to the United States with her ex-boyfriend, where she discovers yet more deeply-buried and troubling secrets and lies. FIC DAL Danforth, Emily M. The miseducation of Cameron Post. 1st ed. New York : Balzer + Bray, c2012. In the early 1990s, when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch town and her family decides she needs to change her ways, she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center. FIC DAN Dorris, Michael. A yellow raft in blue water. New York : Picador/Henry Holt and Co., c1987. A saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardship and torn by angry secrets, yet


joined by the indissoluble bonds of kinship. FIC DOR Van Draanen, Wendelin. Confessions of a serial kisser. 1st ed. New York : Knopf, c2008. After reading her mother's secret collection of romance novels during her parent's difficult separation, seventeenyear-old Evangeline Logan begins a quest for the perfect kiss. FIC DRA

E Ellison, Kate. The butterfly clues. New York : Egmont USA, c2012. Penelope "Lo" Marin's copes with the stress of constantly moving by collecting-sometimes stealing--things from each new place, a habit that has become more compulsive since the death of her brother, but while she is wandering around Cleveland, Ohio, Lo finds a butterfly pendant at a flea market she recognizes as something stolen from a recently murdered girl and begins to piece together clues to find out the truth behind her death. FIC ELL

F Fisher, Catherine, 1957-. The dark city. New York : Dial Books, 2011, c1998. Galen, a man of the old Order and a Keeper of relics, and his sixteen-year-old apprentice, Raffi, face many obstacles as they search for a powerful relic that has been hidden for centuries in an effort to stop the devastation that has hit their world. FIC FIS

Fisher, Catherine, 1957-. The lost heiress. New York : Dial Books, 2011, c1999. Even though the city of Tasceron and its emperor have fallen, when Master Galen and his sixteen-year-old apprentice Raffi hear a rumor that the heiress to the throne still lives, they must try to find her and keep her safe. FIC FIS Flanagan, John (John Anthony). The outcasts. 1st American ed. New York : Philomel Books, 2011. Hal, Stig, and the other outcasts do not have the size and strength of the Skandians, but when they face off against the Wolves and the Sharks in an ultimate race for survival, they hope that their courage and cunning are enough to help them win in a game that everyone seems to think is a matter of life and death. FIC FLA Flinn, Alex. Bewitching. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2012. Tells the story of Kendra, a witch, and the first threehundred years of her life, including takes on a classic fairy tale, the 1666 plague in Britain, the "Titanic" disaster, and the story of a modern-day, plain stepsister. FIC FLI Ford, Christopher, 1981-. Stickman Odyssey : an epic doodle. New York : Philomel Books, c2011. A humorous take on the Odyssey in which Zozimos, banished from his country by his evil stepmother, has many adventures as he prepares to return home to reclaim the throne that is rightfully his. FIC FOR


G Gaughen, A. C. Scarlet. New York : Walker, 2012. Will Scarlet shadows Robin Hood, with an unerring eye for finding treasures to steal and throwing daggers with deadly accuracy, but when Gisbourne, a ruthless bounty hunter, is hired by the sheriff to capture Robin and his band of thieves, Robin must become Will's protector risking his own life in the process. FIC GAU Golden, Christopher. The sea wolves. 1st ed. New York : Harper, c2012. Eighteenyear-old Jack London is captured returning from the Yukon and taken aboard a pirate ship where the captain, the crew, and their navigator all have dark secrets. FIC GOL Grant, Michael, 1954-. Fear. 1st ed. New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2012. As the young residents of Perdido Beach begin to better comprehend the truths of who they are and their relationships to one another, the Darkness finds a new way to be born, bringing their understanding of fear to a new level. FIC GRA Grisham, John. Calico Joe. 1st ed. New York : Doubleday, c2012. The careers of a golden boy rookie hitter for the Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher take very different paths. FIC GRI

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Harkrader, Lisa. The adventures of Beanboy. Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012. Wheaton, Kansas, seventh-grader Tucker MacBean loves comic books, so when his favorite comic has a contest to create a sidekick, he is hopeful that he can win, thereby fixing his struggling family. FIC HAR Harrington, Hannah. Saving June. Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin Teen, c2011. Harper Scott's life changes forever after her sister, June, commits suicide, but when a mysterious boy who seems to have known June better than anyone knew insists on joining Harper and her best friend on their impromptu road trip to take June's ashes to California, life takes an interesting turn. FIC HAR Harrington, Kim, 1974-. Perception : a Clarity novel. 1st ed. New York : Point, 2012. Trying to decide between her old boyfriend, who betrayed her but wants her back, and the new boy with whom there are definite sparks, Cape Cod high school junior and psychic Clare is puzzled by a secret admirer even as she tries to solve the mystery of a classmate who has suddenly disappeared. FIC HAR Hatori, Bisco. Millennium snow. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, c2007. Chiyuki Matsuoka, a seventeen-year-old whose doctors say her heart problems will likely kill her before the next snow, stumbles upon Toya, an eighteen-year-old vampire who refuses to drink a human's blood, on a walk one night outside her hospital and tries to convince him to make a partnership with her that would let them both live a thousand years. FIC HAT


Hatori, Bisco. Millennium snow. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, c2007. Having saved her life, but not wanting to doom her to living for a thousand years, Toya has refused to make Chiyuki a full vampire, but if he does not, she will not be able to keep her promise to always be with him. FIC HAT Hautman, Pete, 1952-. The obsidian blade. 1st ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012. After thirteenyear-old Tucker Feye's parents disappear, he suspects that the strange disks of shimmering air that he keeps seeing are somehow involved, and, when he steps inside one, he is whisked away on a timetwisting journey trailed by a shadowy sect of priests and haunted by ghostlike figures. FIC HAU Hiaasen, Carl. Chomp. 1st ed. New York : Knopf, c2012. The difficult star of the reality television show, "Expedition Survival," disappears on location in the Florida Everglades, where they were filming animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, and Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him, but they must avoid Tuna's gun-happy father. FIC HIA Hicks, Faith Erin. Friends with boys. 1st ed. New York : First Second, 2012. After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and three older brothers, Maggie enrolls in public high school, where interacting with her peers is complicated by the melancholy ghost that has followed her throughout her entire life. FIC HIC Higgins, F. E. The lunatic's curse. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011,

c2010. Rex contends with his evil stepmother while he searches for a way to prove his father's innocence after his father is locked away in an asylum located on an island in the middle of a frozen lake that is rumored to be inhabited by a monster. FIC HIG Hino, Matsuri. Captive hearts. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2008]. While Megumi acts like a slave and carries her around everywhere, Suzuka grows embarrassed and wishes he would stop, but the curse of Megumi's family means that he needs to follow the orders of the Kogamis. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. Captive hearts. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2009]. Megumi decides to win Suzuka's love by becoming a formal servant of the Kogami family, but when Hiryu, a wealthy heir, arrives to claim Suzuka as his bride, Megumi wonders if he can compete. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. MeruPuri : M채rchen prince. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2005]. Aram's older brother Jeile fails to lift the spell on him and he is forced to stay with Airi, who is magically transported to Astale after reciting Aram's full name in front of the mirror, but the people of Aram's kingdom, unaware of her secret bloodline, refuse to accept her. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. MeruPuri : M채rchen prince. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2005]. Aram and Airi find themselves in the middle of a blackout at the public bath; and Aram's former fiancee Mariabel shows up at school. FIC HIN


Hino, Matsuri. MeruPuri : M채rchen prince. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2006]. Airi and little prince Aram, who emerged from an inherited mirror, come full circle in their adventures as the chasm between the real world and the kingdom of Astale gets smaller and Airi holds onto her hope of having a comfortable home life with a husband. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. Vampire knight. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the guardians of Cross Academy assigned to protect the humans in Day Class from the vampires in the Night Class, but Yuki believes that the humans and vampires can coexist peacefully. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. Vampire knight. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. Day Class guardian Yuki Cross learns a secret about the Night Class students of the Moon Dormitory after she is attacked by a vampire and two Night students come to her rescue, killing their own kind. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. Vampire knight. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. When the Night Class of Cross Academy is brought together to greet the senate's oldest vampire, who happens to be Ichijo's grandfather, Ichijo must decide if he will honor his grandfather's wishes or inform Yuki, Zero, and Kaname of his true reasons for visiting the school. FIC HIN Hino, Matsuri. Vampire knight. Shojo Beat ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2008]. Zero Kiryu, one of the guardians

who protect the day students from vampires at Cross Academy, becomes the target of assassins after he is suspected of killing Shizuka Hio, the pureblood vampire who murdered his family. FIC HIN Hiranandani, Veera. The whole story of half a girl. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2012. When Sonia's father loses his job and she must move from her small, supportive private school to a public middle school, the half-Jewish half-Indian sixth-grader experiences culture shock as she tries to navigate the school's unfamiliar social scene, and after her father is diagnosed with clinical depression, she finds herself becoming even more confused about herself and her family. FIC HIN Hocking, Amanda. Switched. 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012, c2010. When Wendy Everly was six years old her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her, and eleven years later Wendy learns that her mother was right and that she is actually a changeling troll, who, at the age of seventeen, must be returned to her rightful home. FIC HOC

J Jaffe, Michele. Ghost flower. New York : Razorbill, c2012. Runaway Eve, having agreed to impersonate a girl named Aurora who disappeared three years earlier in order to help her cousins gain her inheritance, is haunted by the ghost of Aurora's best friend, who died on the night she went missing, and races against time to find out what really happened to


Aurora and stop a killer from claiming her as a victim. FIC JAF Jones, Carrie. After obsession. New York : Bloomsbury, 2011. Alan, a half-Navajo in touch with the spiritual mysticism of his ancestors, and Aimee, a gifted psychic, meet at high school and realize they have had precognitive dreams of each other, and that they must confront an evil spirit that has been killing people for hundreds of years in their small Maine town and is now haunting Alan's cousin. FIC JON Jones, Diana Wynne. Dark Lord of Derkholm. 1st Harper Trophy ed. New York : HarperTrophy, 2001, c1998. Derk, an unconventional wizard, and his magical family become involved in a plan to put a stop to the devastating tours of their world arranged by the tyrannical Mr. Chesney. FIC JON Jones, Diana Wynne. Year of the griffin. 1st Harper Trophy ed. New York : HarperTrophy, 2001, c2000. Elda, the griffin daughter of the great Wizard Derk, arrives for schooling at the Wizards' University where she encounters new friends, pirates, assassins, worry, sabotage, bloodshed, and magic misused. FIC JON

K Kagawa, Julie. The Iron Knight. Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin Teen, c2011. Faery prince Ash--the last remaining son of Mab, Queen of the Unseelie Court--finally gets to tell his story: how he escaped the Winter Court with his life intact and the promise he made to the Iron Queen. FIC

KAG Kate, Lauren. Fallen in love : a Fallen novel in stories. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2012. A collection of four love stories featuring Shelby, Miles, and other characters from the Fallen series. FIC KAT Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-. The grand plan to fix everything. 1st ed. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011. Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh. FIC KRI

L LaFevers, Robin. Grave mercy. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2012. Seventeen-yearold Ismae avoids an arranged marriage by making a place for herself at the convent of St. Martin, where she learns of her unique gifts and must determine whether she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. FIC LAF Lawrence, Iain, 1955-. The winter pony. 1st ed. New York : Delacorte Press, c2011. Presents an account--from the point of view of a pony--of what it is like to be part of Captain Robert Scott's 1910 expedition to reach the South Pole before his rival, Roald Amundsen. FIC LAW Levithan, David. Every you, every me. 1st


ed. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011. Evan is haunted by the loss of his best friend, but when mysterious photographs start appearing, he begins to fall apart as he starts to wonder if she has returned, seeking vengeance. FIC LEV Littman, Sarah. Purge. New York : Scholastic Press, [2010], c2009. When her parents check sixteen-year-old Janie into Golden Slopes to help her recover from her bulimia, she discovers that she must talk about things she has admitted to no one--not even herself. FIC LIT

M Mafi, Tahereh. Shatter me. 1st ed. New York : Harper, c2011. Ostracized or incarcerated her whole life, seventeenyear-old Juliette is freed on the condition that she use her horrific abilities in support of The Reestablishment, a postapocalyptic dictatorship, but Adam, the only person ever to show her affection, offers hope of a better future. FIC MAF Marmell, Ari. Thief's covenant : a Widdershins adventure. Amherst, NY : Pyr, 2012. Widdershins, a thief who once had it all, must avoid prison and possibly even death from those who are pursuing her as she fights for justice. FIC MAR Martin, C. K. Kelly. My beating teenage heart. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2011.Two unexpected and heartbreaking deaths cause the lives of two very different teenagers to become intertwined as one struggles to deal with his grief and

stay in this world, and the other finds herself inexplicably caught between this world and the next. FIC MAR McDonald, Abby. Getting over Garrett Delaney. 1st ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012. Seventeen-yearold Sadie Allen has spent the last two years pining for her best friend, Garrett, but when he heads off to literary camp for the summer without her, she decides to kick her unrequited crush for good, with the help of her co-workers, another boy, and her own summer twelve-step program. FIC MCD McEntire, Myra. Hourglass. New York : Egmont USA, 2011. Seventeen-year-old Emerson uses her power to manipulate time to help Michael, a consultant hired by her brother, to prevent a murder that happened six months ago while simultaneously navigating their undeniable attraction to one another. FIC MCE McKay, Hilary. Caddy's world. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2012, c2011. Twelve-year-old Caddy's world turns upside down with the early arrival of a new baby, which leads her father, Bill, to temporarily become a stay-at-home "mom," at the same time that her best friends since kindergarten, Ali, Beth, and Ruby, begin to grow apart. FIC MCK McKinlay, Jenn. Due or die. Berkley Prime Crime mass-market ed. New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2012. Library director Lindsey Norris investigates a murder in Briar Creek,


Connecticut, when Carrie Rushton, president of the Friends of the Library, is accused of killing her husband. FIC MCK Meadows, Jodi. Incarnate. 1st ed. New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2012. Ana is the first new soul born into a world where the same souls have been reincarnated for five thousand years, and, on her eighteenth birthday, she sets out to find the truth about her existence. FIC MEA Michaelis, Antonia. The storyteller; translated by Miriam Debbage. New York : Amulet Books, 2012, c2011. Wealthy, seventeen-year-old Anna begins to fall in love with her classmate, Abel, a drug dealer from the wrong side of town, when she hears him tell a story to his sixyear-old sister, but when his enemies begin turning up dead, Anna fears she has fallen for a murderer. FIC MIC Millet, Lydia, 1968-. The fires beneath the sea : a novel. 1st ed. Easthampton, MA : Big Mouth House, 2011. Cara, her brother Max, and her best friend Haley embark on a quest for answers after Cara's mother disappears and their search reveals that Cara's mother had discovered proof that the world has much stranger, much older inhabitants than anyone imagined. FIC MIL Mochizuki, Jun. Pandora hearts. 1st Yen Press ed. New York : Yen Press, 2009. Fifteen-year-old Oz Vessalius is punished for a sin he knows nothing about and thrown into an inescapable prison, but an encounter with a young girl named Alice brings Oz a glimmer of hope. FIC MOC

Mochizuki, Jun. Pandora hearts. 1st Yen Press ed. New York : Yen Press, 2010. Having escaped from the prison known as the Abyss, Oz Vessalius, Alice, and Raven of the Pandora organization travel to the site of Oz's coming of age ceremony to investigate the crime for which he was imprisoned, but, once again, harsh reality awaits him there. FIC MOC Mochizuki, Jun. Pandora hearts. 1st Yen Press ed. New York : Yen Press, 2010. Oz is forced to face memories of his own childhood trauma after he rescues a boy being bullied, who is then claimed by Echo, an agent of the Nightray family. FIC MOC Mochizuki, Jun. Pandora hearts. 1st Yen Press ed. New York : Yen Press, 2011. Alice falls into the Cheshire Cat's trap, which whisks both her and nearby Xerxes Break to the Cheshire Cat's lair, but with Sharon's help, Oz Vessalius and his valet, Gilbert, are able to find a way in and they encounter the man from one of Alice's earlier memories. FIC MOC Moriyama, Daisuke. Chrono crusade. Houston, Tex. : ADV Manga, c2004. As Sister Rosette and Chrono's battle against demons continues, haunting memories distract Rosette from the demon Aion's attempts to make a deal with Chrono that might be too tempting to refuse. FIC MOR Moriyama, Daisuke. Chrono crusade. Houston, Tex. : ADV Manga, c2004. The search for Sister Rosette's


brother is in danger of ending before it begins because of the vengeful desires of a powerful witch. FIC MOR Morpurgo, Michael. An elephant in the garden. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011. Lizzie and Karl's mother, Mutti, working at a local zoo in Dresden, Germany, during World War II while their father is away fighting in France, brings home Marlene, a baby elephant that is slated to be destroyed as the Allied bombing grows closer, and when they are forced to flee, Mutti feels they must take Marlene with them, adding even more danger to their journey. FIC MOR Mull, Brandon, 1974-. Seeds of rebellion. 1st Aladdin hardcover ed. New York : Aladdin, 2012. Jason, having returned home, finds a way to cross back over into Lyrian to tell his friends the information he learned from Maldor and he and Rachel uncover the roles they have to play in the fight against the evil emperor while trying to convince a much needed ally to join the war. FIC MUL

N Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller. Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Lab, c2012. Tells the story of Lewis Michaux who built a bookstore in Harlem despite widespread opposition. FIC NEL Nielsen, Jennifer A. The false prince. 1st

ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2012. In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war. FIC NIE

O Oliver, Lauren, 1982-. Before I fall. 1st ed. New York : Harper, c2010. After she dies in a car crash, teenaged Samantha relives the day of her death over and over again until, on the seventh day, she finally discovers a way to save herself. FIC OLI Oliver, Lauren, 1982-. Pandemonium. 1st ed. New York : Harper, 2012. After falling in love, Lena and Alex flee their oppressive society where love is outlawed and everyone must receive "the cure"--an operation that makes them immune to the delirium of love--but Lena alone manages to find her way to a community of resistance fighters, and although she is bereft without the boy she loves, her struggles seem to be leading her toward a new love. FIC OLI Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-. This dark endeavor. 1st ed. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2011. Victor and Konrad Frankenstein are inseparable twin brothers who stumble upon The Dark Library, where secret books of alchemy and ancient remedies are housed, but after their father forbids them to ever return to the library Konrad falls gravely ill and Victor seeks out a


cure for his brother beyond traditional medicine. FIC OPP

P Palacio, R. J. Wonder. 1st ed. New York : Knopf, c2012. Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunts and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student. FIC PAL Palma, FĂŠlix J. The map of time : a novel. 1st Atria Books hardcover ed. New York : Atria Books, 2011. English author H. G. Wells is called upon to investigate alleged incidents of time travel in Victorian London after a young man tries to prevent his prostitute lover from becoming Jack the Ripper's fifth victim, and along the way Wells has a chance to save lives and to prevent such literary classics as "Dracula" and his own "The Time Machine" from being erased from history. FIC PAL Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010. Chasing the bear : a young Spenser novel. New York : Philomel Books, c2009. Spenser reflects back to when he was fourteen years old and how he helped his best friend Jeannie when she was abducted by her abusive father. FIC PAR

Patchett, Ann. Bel canto : a novel. 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics deluxe ed. New York : Harper Perennial, 2008, c2001. A group of international guests, taken hostage by terrorists while attending a birthday party at the home of the vice president of a small South American country, form bonds with their captors and enter into an almost idyllic lifestyle, united by the music of Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano. FIC PAT Perkins, Stephanie. Lola and the boy next door. 1st ed. New York : Dutton Books, c2011. Budding costume designer Lola Nolan has big plans for the future but is pretty content with her life right now, until the Bell twins move back in next door and Lola must deal with a lifetime of feelings for Cricket and her longtime rivalry with his twin sister. FIC PER Pike, Christopher, 1955-. Thirst. Simon Pulse pbk. ed. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009. The last vampire -- Black blood -Red dice. Collects three novels about vampire Alisa Perne who finds a lover, is stalked by an ancient enemy, learns she might not be the only vampire left, and is hunted by FBI agents who want to study and duplicate her blood. FIC PIK Purcell, Kim. Trafficked. New York : Viking, 2012. A seventeen-year-old Moldovan girl whose parents have been killed is brought to the United States to work as a slave for a family in Los Angeles. FIC PUR


R Reisfeld, Randi. What the dog said. New York : Bloomsbury, 2012. Shortly after their police officer father is killed in the line of duty, thirteen-year-old Grace's older sister decides to adopt a dog to train as a service dog for a handicapped child so that she can write about it for her college applications, but true to form, it is the grief-stricken Grace who ends up taking responsibility for the dog. FIC REI Rex, Adam. Cold cereal. 1st ed. New York : Balzer + Bray, c2012. A boy who may be part changeling, twins involved in a bizarre secret experiment, and a clurichaun in a red tracksuit try to save the world from an evil cereal company whose ultimate goal is world domination. FIC REX Rex, Adam. The true meaning of Smekday. 1st Disney/Hyperion pbk. ed. New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009, c2007. Twelve-year-old Gratuity "Tip" Tucci is left to fend for herself after Earth is colonized by aliens and her mother is abducted, and must try to stop another alien invasion with only the help of a cat named Pig and an alien named J. Lo. FIC REX Richards, Jasmine. The book of wonders. 1st ed. New York : Harper, c2012. In a tale loosely based on the Arabian nights, thirteen-year-old Zardi and her best friend Ridhan join forces with Captain Sinbad to defeat an evil sultan and restore magic to the world of Arribitha. FIC RIC

Riordan, Rick. The serpent's shadow. 1st ed. New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2012. 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. FIC RIO Rossi, Veronica. Under the never sky. 1st ed. New York : Harper, c2012. "Aria and Perry, two teens from radically different societies--one highly advanced, the other primitive--hate being dependent on one another until they overcome their prejudices and fall in love, knowing they can't stay together"--. FIC ROS Roth, Veronica. Insurgent. 1st ed. New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2012. Tris Prior survives the Erudite simulation attacks that occur during the time she expected to be celebrating her achievement of being ranked first among the initiate class of her chosen faction, Dauntless. Even though the Dauntless have been freed from Erudite mind control, a war develops and secrets emerge. FIC ROT Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone. 1st American ed. New York : A.A. Levine Books, 1998. Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. FIC ROW


S Saldin, Erin. The girls of No Return. 1st ed. New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2012. Lida Wallace, a troubled sixteenyear-old girl, attends a school in the Idaho mountains where she befriends glamorous Gia Longchamps, but the consequences of their friendship get revealed during the school's planned wilderness hike. FIC SAL Samson, Lisa, 1964-. Hollywood nobody. : a novel. Colorado Springs, CO : TH1NK Books/NavPress, 2007. Fifteen-year-old Scotty, tired of traveling from place to place with her single mother, a successful movie food designer, begins writing a blog in which she records her thoughts and keeps track of her efforts to find answers about her absent father, her future, and the strange man dogging their path. FIC SAM Shepard, Sara, 1977-. Never have I ever. 1st ed. New York : HarperTeen, c2011. Emma Paxton, who has taken over her missing twin's life in the hopes of finding her killer, discovers that her lies may wind up costing her her own life. FIC SHE Shiina, Karuho. Kimi ni todoke. : From me to you. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2009]. Sawako Kuronuma just wants to make friends; but when Kazehaya, the most popular boy in class, befriends her, she learns she has enemies as well. FIC SHI

Shiina, Karuho. Kimi ni todoke. : From me to you. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2009]. Sadako's chance to become friends with Yano and Yoshida are thwarted when Sadako begins to spread rumors about them. FIC SHI Shiina, Karuho. Kimi ni todoke. : From me to you. Shojo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2010]. Sadako has finally made friends with the other girls at school, but her new friendship with Kurumi has shown Sadako her true feelings for Kazehaya, which could ruin everything. FIC SHI Shiina, Karuho. Kimi ni todoke. : From me to you. Shojo Beat ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2010]. Karumi, always used to getting things her way, decides that wants Kazehaya, so she begins plotting against Sawako. FIC SHI Shirodaira, KyĹ?, 1974-. Spiral : the bonds of reasoning. 1st ed. New York : Yen Press, c2007. Ayumu is still haunted by the last words his brother, Kiyotaka Narumi, said before he disappeared, so he teams up with his sister-in-law, Kiyotaka's wife, to track him down, but their investigation is interrupted when Ayumu becomes the prime suspect in a local murder. FIC SHI Shirodaira, KyĹ?, 1974-. Spiral : the bonds of reasoning. 1st ed. New York : Yen Press, 2008. Gifted pianist Ayumu Narumi believes he is no match for his missing older brother Kiyotaka, but when he is noticed by world-renowned pianist Eyes


Rutherford, a member of the Blade Children, Ayumu must come to grips with his self-doubt and determine whether his fate is entwined with the Blade Children after all. FIC SHI Shirodaira, KyĹ?, 1974-. Spiral : the bonds of reasoning. 1st Yen Press ed. New York : Yen Press, 2008. Ayumu and Hiyono find themselves the direct target of Rio's anger and must protect themselves from her murderous plot while trying to uncover the truth about the Blade Children. FIC SHI Slater, Adam. Hunted. New York : Egmont USA, 2011. At the time called The Shadowing, the barrier between the netherworld and the human world begins to break down, and as fourteen-year-old Callum sees his visions of grisly murders coming true he strives to fulfill his destiny to stand against bloodthirsty demon forces while he, himself, is being hunted. FIC SLA Smith, Alexander Gordon, 1979-. Death sentence. 1st American ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011, c2009. After his failed attempt to escape from Furnace Penitentiary, Alex struggles to survive the bloodstained laboratories beneath where monsters are manufactured, with a death sentence--or worse--hanging over his head. FIC SMI Smith, Sherwood. A posse of princesses. 1st ed. Winnetka, CA : Norilana Books, c2008. Rhis, princess of a small kingdom, is invited along with all the other princesses in her part of the world to the coming of age party of the

Crown Prince of Vesarja, which is the central and most important kingdom. When Iardith, the prettiest and most perfect of all the princesses, is abducted, Rhis and her friends go to the rescue. What happens to Rhis and her posse has unexpected results not only for the princesses, but for the princes who chase after them. Everyone learns a lot about friendship and hate, politics and laughter, romantic ballads and sleeping in the dirt with nothing but a sword for company. But most of all they learn about the many meanings of love. FIC SMI Standiford, Natalie. The Secret Tree. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic, 2012. Sixthgrader Minty and her new friend, Raymond, discover the Secret Tree, a tree with a hollow trunk that holds the secrets of the people in their neighborhood. They begin to watch their neighbors, to solve the mysteries of the secrets and to undo a curse, but they will have to work through some secrets of their own along the way. FIC STA Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Hamburg [Germany] ; : Tokyopop, c2004. Middle school student Daisuke Niwa inherits a family condition that causes him to turn into his alter ego Phantom Thief Dark every time he looks at his crush Risa, and the problem is compounded when Dark develops a passion for Risa's twin, Riku. FIC SUG Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Los Angeles : Tokyopop, c2004. Daisuke and Risa find themselves lost and alone on a mountainside during the Azumano Middle School's annual midwinter walk


and the legendary Phantom Thief Dark must come to the rescue without blowing Daisuke's cover. FIC SUG Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Hamburg [Germany] ; : Tokyopop, c2004. Daisuke worked so hard on the St. White festival that he forgot Risa's present, so his mother forces him to take a white ribbon to her, but he does not know the real meaning behind the gift. FIC SUG Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Hamburg [Germany] ; : Tokyopop, c2004. Takeshi, the son of the police inspector and aspiring reporter, recruits his friend Daisuke to learn the identity of a girl who has sparked his interest, not realizing Daisuke turns into the Phantom Thief Dark whenever he is smitten with romantic feelings. FIC SUG Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Hamburg [Germany] ; : Tokyopop, c2004. Daisuke relies on the help of his friends to get him out of some major trouble when he sets out to find the phantom thief Dark. FIC SUG Sugisaki, Yukiru. D.N. Angel. Hamburg [Germany] ; : Tokyopop, c2005. Daisuke is taken away by The Second Hand of Time, a painting Dark failed to steal, and the only link left to Daisuke is within another painting he gave to Riku the day before. FIC SUG Swan, Bill, 1939-. Man-to-man. Toronto, Ont. : James Lorimer, c2009. Michael Reilly, the youngest and shortest player on his lacrosse team, is usually left on the sidelines, but when tensions with a rival team reach a critical stage, Michael

discovers a chance to shine. FIC SWA

T Tanemura, Arina. The Gentlemen's Alliance cross. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. Haine was sold to the Otomiya family and raised as one of them, attending the Imperial Academy, a private high school for rich kids. She is appointed to the student council, the president of which is Shizumasa Togu, whom Haine has loved since she was a child. FIC TAN Tanemura, Arina. The Gentlemen's Alliance cross. Shojo Beat Manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. Haine has been introduced to the entire academy as Platinum, the titular girlfriend of the Emperor, and must adapt to her new popularity and deal with the jealousy of Maguri. FIC TAN Tanemura, Arina. The Gentlemen's Alliance cross. Sh么jo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. Haine is refused entrance to the Togu mansion when she tries to talk to Shizumasa after a fight, so Haine turns to Maora for help sneaking onto the mansion's grounds, but then she must break through the family's final line of defense. FIC TAN Tanemura, Arina. The Gentlemen's Alliance cross. Sh么jo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2007]. As the students at the elite Imperial Academy prepare for the "Confess Your


Love" rally, during which students announce the name of their crush to the entire school, Maora wants to announce her love for Maguri, but Maguri is planning to profess his love for Shizumasa. FIC TAN Tanemura, Arina. The Gentlemen's Alliance cross. Sh么jo Beat manga ed. San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2008]. After being kicked out of student council, Haine seeks out her birth father to deal with her problems. FIC TAN

V Volponi, Paul. The Final Four. New York : Viking, 2012. Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large. FIC VOL Volponi, Paul. The hand you're dealt : a novel. 1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010, c2008. When seventeen-year-old Huck's vindictive math teacher wins the town poker tournament and takes the winner's watch away from Huck's father while he is in a coma, Huck vows to get even with him no matter what it takes. FIC VOL

W Wooding, Chris, 1977-

. Pandemonium. 1st ed. New York : Graphix, 2012. Seifer Tombchewer, captain of the local skullball team, is knocked unconscious, abducted, and taken to the royal palace, where he learns that Prince Talon Pandemonium has gone missing. Seifer, who looks exactly like the prince, is expected to fill his role. FIC WOO Woodson, Jacqueline. Beneath a meth moon. New York, N.Y. : Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012. "A young girl uses crystal meth to escape the pain of losing her mother and grandmother in Hurricane Katrina, and then struggles to get over her addiction"--. FIC WOO Wright, Betty Ren. The dollhouse murders. New York : Holiday House, c1983. A dollhouse filled with a ghostly light in the middle of the night, and dolls that have moved from where she last left them, lead Amy and her mentally handicapped sister to unravel the mystery surrounding grisly murders that took place years ago. FIC WRI

Y Yep, Laurence, 1948-. City of fire. 1st ed. New York : Starscape, 2009. Twelve-yearold Scirye and her companions travel to Houlani, a new Hawaiian island created by magic, where they enlist the help of volcano goddess Pele in an attempt to stop an evil dragon and a mysterious man from altering the universe. FIC YEP Yep, Laurence, 1948-. City of ice. 1st ed. New York : Starscape, 2011. Scirye and


her loyal companions follow the villainous Mr. Roland and the evil dragon Badik from Hawaii to the city of Nova Hafnia in the Arctic Circle in order to prevent him from reaching the second of the Five Lost Treasures of Emperor Y端, which contains the power to alter the fabric of the universe. FIC YEP

Z Zeitlin, Meredith. Freshman year & other unnatural disasters. New York : Putnam's Sons, c2012. Smart, occasionally insecure, and ambitious Brooklyn fourteen-yearold Kelsey Finkelstein embarks on her freshman year of high school in Manhattan with the intention of "rebranding" herself, but unfortunately everything she tries to do is a total disaster. FIC ZEI Zevin, Gabrielle. All these things I've done. 1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011. Anya Balanchine, daughter of New York City's most notorious crime boss in 2083, tries to keep a low profile, but she cannot avoid the spotlight when her loser ex-boyfriend is accidently poisoned by illegal chocolate manufactured by her family FIC ZEV


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