Coming of Age
In India in 1920, Rosalind struggles to balance the world of Imperial Britain and of a colonized country fighting for independence under Gandhi's leadership.
Newfoundlander Kit copes with life with an alcoholic father but finds solace in a loving grandmother, comforting neighbors, and an understanding boyfriend.
An accident ends sports for Ezra, a popular senior and tennis star. Will his new friendship with Cassidy help him recover?
When life in the carnival becomes dangerous for her, Bee runs away to seek the home and family she's always wanted.
In an attempt to manage water problems, a town is flooded and a new one is created to replace it, but what are the secrets hidden below the surface?
A difficult stallion helps horse-loving Jodie cope with her father's death and her brother's illness.
An emotionally shattered teenager becomes an aide in a hospital where she meets a handicapped patient unable to communicate. Will they find a way to help one another?
Jane, a high school senior recovering from the loss of her arm from a shark attack, discovers her special talents as well as her responsibilites to herself and others. Told in narrative verse.
When sixteen-year-old Mallory discovers her boyfriend's romantic computer-game activity, she gives up technology and uncovers surprises about adolescence.
Fourteen-year-old Sarah has a grand adventure in Italy with her grandmother and an opportunity to leave an awkward relationship behind, but she also learns some disturbing family history during the trip.
Can eleven-year-old superstar Elvis hide out in a small town in the Pine Barrens long enough to recover from the major meltdown he had on national TV?
Teenager Sam's mom left him with his grandparents. He lays low at school and at home - until he meets Luis, whose family has gang connections, which changes Sam forever.
Keeping a diary helps twelve-year-old Mira deal with the many changes she is facing - losing her beloved Nana Josie and having her first boyfriend.
Living in a bicultural world as a "Hin-Jew", Tara wrestles with her identity, her relationships, and her religious beliefs as she prepares for that special day.
Two teenage boys who have suffered profound losses set out on an extraordinary quest in the Maine wilderness.
A misbehaving fourteen-year-old seeks redemption through a growing relationship with a former movie star, now grown old.
After a summer in a juvenile detention, Jimmer tries to reconnect with his buddies and make friends with the Rottweiler his mother has rescued.
An antique desk left to Jess by her beloved aunt reveals secrets that comfort and challenge her as she copes with her infant twin brothers' health crisis.
In the 1920s, an orphaned girl in a Pacific Northwest Native American tribe struggles to preserve the traditions of her people. Extensive author's notes.
Many young people have questions about their sexual identity. This book provides reassuring information.