Seventh grade isn’t off to a great start for Dany – she’s starting middle school, and none of her friends are in her classes. But when Dany discovers that a sketchbook she inherits from Great-Aunt Elma brings anything she draws to life, things take a turn for the interesting.
Avery discovers a love for poetry – Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and others – right before the end of the school year. As it turns out, he’s going to need it to navigate the next several months of pain, grief, and first love.
A hundred years after the zhree arrive on Earth, humans and zhree co-exist more or less peacefully, with willing humans incorporated into the zhree social structure – if not as equals, then still as valued members of society.
Ever since ten-year-old Mia Tang’s parents immigrated to the United States from China, they’ve been trying to find steady work. When they get the chance to run the Calivista Motel in California, the Tang family thinks they’ve found their big break.
In Ozland, the third and final installment in Wendy Spinale’s Everland trilogy, what’s left of the Lost Boys and their allies continue to weather the gruesome effects of the Bloodred Queen’s virus.
Violet, along with her best friends, Alice and Katie, and younger brother, Nate, can’t wait to attend Comic-Con to meet the actors who star in the film adaptation of their favorite novel, a YA dystopia called “The Gallows Dance”. But just as they’re introducing themselves, something inexplicable occurs – the group is somehow transported into the real world of the book.
Paloma must be the only 12-year-old alive who isn’t thrilled to be going to Mexico City for the summer – she’s more disheartened at the thought of losing a summer with her friends back in Kansas than she is excited about spending a month in another country.
There’s a belief on the US Virgin Islands that being born during a hurricane – being a hurricane child – is a bad omen, and Caroline Murphy is starting to think it might be true.
Dara is a talented tennis player – talented enough to go pro if she can just find the money to enter the right tournaments. Her plans are thrown off-track when she learns that Mellie, the woman she’s always known as her mother, is transgender and technically her biological father.
When Sam wakes up and finds herself in a jungle, it takes her a minute to realize that she’s been in a plane crash, along with the rest of her high school fencing team. She soon locates her surviving classmates, but will rescue arrive before infighting and personal trauma tear the group apart?