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Diamond Boy

by Michael Williams Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (December 02, 2014)

My father says that a journey should always change your life in some way. Well, when you have nothing, I suppose a journey promises everything.

"Diamonds for everyone." That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo...

Winter Damage

by Natasha Carthew Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

*Shortlisted for the prestigious Branford Boase Award*

On a frozen Cornish moor, a fourteen-year-old girl lives in a trailer with her dad and little brother. Ennor's mother left years ago, when things started...

The Disgrace of Kitty Grey

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

Kitty is living a happy, carefree life as a dairymaid in the countryside. The grand family she is employed by looks after her well, and she loves her trade, caring for the gentle cows and working in the cool,...


by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (November 04, 2014)

A raging snow storm creates the coldest kind of danger for two kids in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.

Haydn Sinclair hates absolutely everything about his aunt and uncle’s...

Black Ice

by Becca Fitzpatrick Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 07, 2014)

Danger is hard to resist in this sexy thriller from Becca Fitzpatrick, the New York Times bestselling author of the Hush, Hush saga.

Britt Pheiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but she isn’t prepared...

Survival Colony 9

by Joshua David Bellin Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 23, 2014)

In a futuristic landscape ravaged by war, a colony’s hopes for survival hinge on one teenage boy in this fast-paced, action-packed story “filled with interesting plot twists, compelling characters, and gripping...

The Fog Diver

by Joel Ross HarperCollins (May 26, 2015)

Joel Ross debuts a thrilling adventure series in which living in the sky is the new reality and a few determined slum kids just might become heroes. This Texas Bluebonnet selection—a fantasy filled with daring...

The Young World

by Chris Weitz Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 29, 2014)

"Chris Weitz has made a beautiful transition from writing and directing films to novels. The Young World is populated with characters you won't forget and a story as fresh and urgent as Divergent."--James Patterson,...

What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World

by Henry Clark Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 02, 2013)

The adventure of a lifetime begins between two sofa cushions....

When River, Freak, and Fiona discover a mysterious sofa sitting at their bus stop, their search for loose change produces a rare zucchini-colored...


by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (July 22, 2014)

Can two kids survive the biggest disaster of 1906? Find out in this gripping tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series.

Brendan O’Connor is delivering pastries to the bustling businesses and...

The Last Dogs: Journey's End

by Christopher Holt & Allen Douglas Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (June 10, 2014)

Canine heroes Max, Rocky, and Gizmo return in this exciting series finale! As the trio travel south, following a trail of beacons left by Dr. Lynn, they encounter a stampede of horses. The horses urge the dogs...

Monument 14: Savage Drift

by Emmy Laybourne Feiwel & Friends (May 06, 2014)

It's over.

Dean, Alex, and the other survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the disaster zone and made it to the safety of a Canadian refugee camp. Some of the kids have been reunited with their families,...


by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (March 25, 2014)

Can two kids survive the flames of the great Chicago Fire of 1871? Find out in this riveting historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.

Nate Copper and his best friend Ryan love to sneak out at night to...


by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (March 25, 2014)

The Titanic -- April 14, 1912 Gavin Reilly is working in the Titanic's galley to earn his passage from Ireland to America. He can't wait to join his brother in New York. He has big dreams and bigger ambitions....

Shadow Tree: The Third Book of Dormia

by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski 212 Books (October 08, 2013)

In this long-awaited finale to the Dormia trilogy, the dreaded nursery rhyme comes to life at last as a “dark shadow tree” threatens to cause the “world’s end.” And who will stop it? Alfonso is now an...


by Alex Mallory HarperTeen (July 08, 2014)

Cade, a teen raised alone in the wilderness, is thrust into civilization in this modern retelling of Tarzan.

No one knows the forest better than Cade, who has spent his entire life there, foraging, hunting, and...

The Last Dogs: Dark Waters

by Christopher Holt & Allen Douglas Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (June 11, 2013)

When canine heroes Max, Rocky, and Gizmo encounter a lavish riverboat moored close to shore, they're wary of what they might find on board. But as they're welcomed by a friendly community of dogs, the trio discover...


by Dan Wells Balzer + Bray (March 11, 2014)

New York Times Bestseller

Kira, Samm, and Marcus fight to prevent a final war between Partials and humans in the gripping final installment in the Partials Sequence, a series that combines the thrilling action...

Robinson Crusoe (Mermaids Classics)

by Daniel Defoe eBookIt.com (May 18, 2013)

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1660 - 1731) includes Volume 1: The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and Volume 2: The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe.

Robinson Crusoe is a classic children's novel...

The Forbidden Castle

by Edward Packard & Drew Willis Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 30, 2013)

Choose your fate—and multiple endings—as you quest for medieval gold in this custom-made adventure.

U-Ventures®: Edward Packard’s classics, revised and expanded for today’s readers! The best in interactive...

Can You Survive: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Choose Your Path Book

by Ryan Jacobson & Deb Mercier Lake 7 Creative (November 04, 2011)

You're the main character. You make the choices. Can you survive three of Sherlock Holmes' most puzzling mysteries?

Never Say Die

by Will Hobbs HarperCollins (January 29, 2013)

In this fast-paced adventure story set in the Canadian arctic, fifteen-year-old Inuit hunter Nick Thrasher comes face-to-face with a fearsome creature on a routine caribou hunt gone wrong. Part grizzly, part...

Under the Persimmon Tree

by Suzanne Fisher Staples Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (April 01, 2008)

Intertwined portraits of courage and hope in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Najmah, a young Afghan girl whose name means "star," suddenly finds herself alone when her father and older brother are conscripted by the...


by David Klass Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (March 17, 2009)

In Firestorm, the first book of the Caretaker Trilogy, seventeen-year-old Jack Danielson saved the world's oceans, but at great personal cost -- his parents were killed and everything he knew and believed in...


by David Klass Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (April 01, 2008)

His mother is not his mother. His father is not his father. But if Jack hadn't broken the high school rushing record that night, he never would have known and nothing would have changed. He'd just be going out...

The Goats

by Brock Cole Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (June 22, 2010)

Harmless camp pranks can quickly spiral out of control, but they also provide a perfect opportunity for two social outcasts to overcome and triumph.

A boy and a girl are stripped and marooned on a small island...


by Morris Gleitzman Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (May 10, 2011)

Felix and Zelda have escaped the train to the death camp, but where do they go now? They're two runaway kids in Nazi-occupied Poland. Danger lies at every turn of the road.

With the help of a woman named Genia...

Dark Water Rising

by Marian Hale Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (September 19, 2006)

I looked and saw water rushing in from Galveston Bay on one side and from the gulf on the other. The two seas met in the middle of Broadway, swirling over the wooden paving blocks, and I couldn't help but shudder...


by David Klass Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (August 04, 2009)

In Timelock, the thrilling finale to the Caretaker Trilogy, the end of life as we know it has arrived, and history will be made -- or lost -- at the hands of one young hero.

Jack Danielson has spent the last...

Samirah's Ride: The Story of an Arabian Filly

by Annie Wedekind Feiwel & Friends (June 22, 2010)

Samirah's Ride is the third book in Annie Wedekind's The Breyer Horse Collection series

Samirah is an eight-year-old Arabian mare, who has been carefully raised and trained by her girl, Jasper, to be the ultimate...


by Craig Moodie Roaring Brook Press (August 19, 2008)


When Luke's sailing trip goes horribly wrong, he must face the vast and brutal sea in this story of one boy's survival and coming-of-age. On the evening before Luke's...

Minerva's Voyage

by Lynne Kositsky Dundurn (November 16, 2009)

Dragged off the streets of 17th-century England and on board a ship bound for Virginia by the murderous William Thatcher, Noah Vaile befriends young cabin boy Peter Fence. Shipwrecked on the mysterious Isle...

The Bone Garden

by Heather Kassner & Matt Saunders Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (August 06, 2019)

A spooky and adventurous debut illustrated fantasy novel about a girl made of dust and bone and imagination who seeks the truth about the magic that brought her to life.

Featuring illustrations by Matt Saunders!...

The Hunger in the Forest "Fuuuurrrrrr n'Bum"

by Rosaalda Brandão Grosvenor House Publishing (May 31, 2019)

Hunger in the forest “Fuuuurrrrrr n'bum”, is a cultural book, which tells the story about the relationship between two best friends in a struggle for survival in the forest. It also represents a culture...

ReMade: The Complete Season 2

by Matthew Cody, E. C. Myers, Andrea Phillips & Gwenda Bond et al. Serial Box (March 29, 2018)

In one moment the lives of twenty-three teenagers are forever changed, and it's not just because they all happen to die. "ReMade" in a world they barely recognize--one with robots, space elevators, and unchecked...

Patch Job (ReMade Season 2 Episode 1)

by Gwenda Bond, Matthew Cody, Andrea Phillips & E. C. Myers et al. Serial Box (November 15, 2017)

You live. You love. You die. Now RUN.

This is the 1st episode in the second season of ReMade, a 14-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode was written by Andrea Phillips.

A figure from the group’s...

ReMade: The Complete Season 1

by Matthew Cody, Kiersten White, E. C. Myers & Andrea Phillips et al. Serial Box (April 25, 2017)

In one moment the lives of twenty-three teenagers are forever changed, and it's not just because they all happen to die. "ReMade" in a world they barely recognize--one with robots, space elevators, and unchecked...

Shadows and Dreams (ReMade Season 1 Episode 1)

by Andrea Phillips, Carrie Harris, Gwenda Bond & Matthew Cody et al. Serial Box (September 14, 2016)

You live. You love. You Die. Now RUN. ReMade is a thrilling sci-fi adventure that will take readers past the boundaries of time, space, and even death.

This is the 1st episode of ReMade, a 15-episode serial from...

A Wolf Called Wander

Ashen Winter

by Mike Mullin Tanglewood (October 09, 2012)

It’s been over six months since the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano. Alex and Darla have been staying with Alex’s relatives, trying to cope with the new reality of the primitive world so vividly...

The Last Dogs: The Vanishing

by Christopher Holt Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 04, 2012)

When all the humans in his world disappear, Max, a yellow Labrador Retriever, begins the search for his family. He knows that if he can just find Madame Curie, a wise, old black Lab, she'll be able to help....


by Dan Wells Balzer + Bray (August 28, 2012)

Two decades before the events of Partials, the world was locked in a different battle for survival: a global war for the last remaining oil reserves on the planet. It was for the Isolation War that the American...

Return to the Jungle

by Bear Grylls Feiwel & Friends (May 29, 2018)

In Return to the Jungle, the middle-grade sequel to Bear Grylls’s Spirit of the Jungle, Mak returns to the jungle where he is determined to set a captured endangered elephant free...

Lifeboat 12

by Susan Hood Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 04, 2018)

“This page-turning true-life adventure is filled with rich and riveting details and a timeless understanding of the things that matter most.”—Dashka Slater, author of The 57 Bus

“Brilliantly told in...

Disaster Diaries: Cursed!

by R. McGeddon Imprint (February 13, 2018)

A curse is not a big deal.

Sitting Duck has already survived five disasters,

so what’s the worst that can happen, really?

Well… you’re about to find out.

During Sitting Duck Founder’s holiday, the...

Tommy Jenkins

by J. Scott Worldwide Publishing Group (November 01, 2015)

Tommy Jenkins is new around town but quickly joins the ranks of a militarized group of kids known as the Suns. Using an organized system of teams, armed with water guns, water balloons, and even golf carts,...

The Underneath

by Kathi Appelt & David Small Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road.

A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep...

The Thunderbolt Pony

by Stacy Gregg HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (October 05, 2017)

A dramatic and emotional story about one girl’s determination to stand by her beloved animals – and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds.

When a devastating earthquake hits Evie’s...

The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast

by Samantha M. Clark Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (June 26, 2018)

“A poignant story.” —School Library Journal

“An unforgettable, life-affirming tale.” —Booklist

The Graveyard Book meets Hatchet in this eerie novel about a boy who is stranded on a mysterious beach,...

Max the Meerkat

by Gini Graham Scott Changemakers Kids (January 10, 2018)

          Max is a meerkat with a problem.  Soon after he born, he discovers he can’t stand up, when his mother teaches him and his brothers and sisters to stand.  When he tries he falls down and...