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Girls to the Rescue Book #7

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (April 12, 2011)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These stories...


Girls to the Rescue Book #6

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (April 12, 2011)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These stories...


Girls to the Rescue Book #5

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (April 12, 2011)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations...


Free Story "The Girl Who Wanted to be a Princess" from Newfangled Fairy Tales

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 11, 2014)

Michelle Koszlowski desparately wantes to be a princess until her wish comes true and she discovers what a pain royal life can be.

The full collection of ten contemporary fairy tales is the second in the critically...


Girls to the Rescue Book #2

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (December 21, 2010)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations...


The Case of the Chocolate Snatcher—Free Sample Story

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 11, 2014)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


Nothing Real Volume 2: A Collection of Stories

by Claire Needell HarperTeen (July 01, 2014)

The second of three digital-only short story collections from teacher and writer for The New Yorker Claire Needell, about coming of age in contemporary America. These original stories are refreshingly honest,...


Resurrection Bay

by Neal Shusterman HarperTeen (October 01, 2013)

From New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman comes a thrilling, spine-tingling 32-page original short story that's perfect for fans of Unwind and UnWholly.

Bones. They know the call of the ice.

Anika...


Familiar and Haunting

by Philippa Pearce Greenwillow Books (November 02, 2010)

Familiar

Here are stories of everyday life, as familiar as a piece of rope and

... as haunting as fear: Mike knows that he can't swing over the river on the knotted rope, but with everyone watching him, he has...


Athletic Shorts

by Chris Crutcher Greenwillow Books (September 22, 2009)

These six powerful short stories chronicle bits of the lives of characters, major and minor, who have walked the rugged terrain of Chris Crutcher's earlier works. They also introduce some new and unforgettable...


Defy the Dark

by Saundra Mitchell, Aprilynne Pike, Carrie Ryan & Rachel Hawkins et al. HarperTeen (June 18, 2013)

The seventeen original stories in Defy the Dark, an eerie, mind-bending YA anthology, could only take place in darkness.

 

Open the pages and discover: A creepy guy who stares too long. The secrets of the core...


Unnatural Creatures

by Neil Gaiman HarperCollins (April 23, 2013)

Unnatural Creatures is a collection of short stories about the fantastical things that exist only in our minds—collected and introduced by beloved New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.

 

The sixteen...


The Secret of the Long-Lost Cousin: Can You Solve the Mystery #1

by M Masters & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 05, 2013)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


The Case of the Mysterious Dognapper: Can You Solve the Mystery #4

by M Masters & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 15, 2013)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


The Case of the Video Game Smugglers: Can You Solve the Mystery #3

by M Masters & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 15, 2013)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


The Case of the Chocolate Snatcher: Can You Solve the Mystery #2

by M Masters & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 15, 2013)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


The Secret of the Long-Lost Cousin: Can You Solve the Mystery #1

by M Masters & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (January 15, 2013)

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills....


Annabel

by Lauren Oliver HarperCollins (December 26, 2012)

Lena's mother, Annabel, has always been a mystery—a ghost in Lena's past. Until now.

Discover her secrets in Lauren Oliver's brilliant original digital story set in the world of New York Times bestsellers Delirium...


Cruisin'

by Sarah Mlynowski HarperTeen (December 04, 2012)

From the critically acclaimed author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) and the Magic in Manhattan series comes a fun short story about taking the plunge on the high seas, where not everything...


Believing Is Seeing

by Diana Wynne Jones Greenwillow Books (September 25, 2012)

Believing is seeing, as the title of this outstanding collection of fantasies proclaims. And "reading is seeing more than you've ever imagined when in the masterful hands of acclaimed author Diana Wynne Jones....


Three Sides of a Heart: Stories About Love Triangles

by Natalie C. Parker, Renee Ahdieh, Rae Carson & Brandy Colbert et al. HarperTeen (December 19, 2017)

You may think you know the love triangle, but you've never seen love triangles like these.

These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and...


The Last Apprentice: A Coven of Witches

by Joseph Delaney & Patrick Arrasmith Greenwillow Books (December 13, 2011)

Beware a girl in pointy shoes!

A girl wearing pointy shoes might be a witch. And the first thing a spook's apprentice learns is never, ever to trust a witch.

In this bone-chilling collection of tales, you will...


A Wolf at the Door

by Tristan Ellwell, Terri Windling & Ellen Datlow Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 20, 2012)

These are not your mother's fairy tales...

Did you ever wonder how the dwarves felt after Snow White ditched them for the prince? Do you sometimes wish Cinderella hadn't been so helpless and petite? Are you ready...


Faery Tales & Nightmares

by Melissa Marr HarperCollins (February 21, 2012)

Faery Tales & Nightmares is an anthology of short stories by Melissa Marr, many set in the world of her Wicked Lovely series.

 

Marr revisits favorite fan characters such as faeries Niall and Irial, and introduces...


Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean

by Kirsty Murray, Payal Dhar & Anita Roy Margaret K. McElderry Books (March 07, 2017)

Nineteen contributors from India and Australia—including Printz Award–winning author Margo Lanagan and New York Times bestsellers Justine Larbalestier and Samhita Arnir—team up to create a “rare treat...


Zombies vs. Unicorns

by Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 21, 2010)

It’s the epic battle of brains against manes. Which side are you on?

It’s a question as old as time itself: which is better, the zombie or the unicorn? This all-original anthology edited by Holly Black (Team...


Swan Sister

by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 20, 2012)

Just as fairy-tale magic can transform a loved one into a swan, the contributors to this book have transformed traditional fairy tales and legends into stories that are completely original, yet still tantalizingly...


Girls to the Rescue Book #4

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (April 12, 2011)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations...


Girls to the Rescue Book #3

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (December 21, 2010)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her.  But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming.  These adaptations...


There Is No Long Distance Now

by Naomi Shihab Nye Greenwillow Books (October 11, 2011)

In these forty life-altering, life-affirming, and extremely short short stories, the award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye proposes that no matter how great the divide between friends, siblings, life and death,...


Free Story "Tulia!" from Girls to the Rescue

by Joan Harries & Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (March 06, 2012)

“Tulia!” is one of the ten stories from Girls to the Rescue, Book #5. If you enjoy this exciting story, more adventures await you in Girls to the Rescue Books #1 through #7.

Tulia means “calm down” in...


Love Is Hell

by Scott Westerfeld, Melissa Marr, Justine Larbalestier & Gabrielle Zevin et al. HarperTeen (October 06, 2009)

Sure, love is hell. But it,s totally worth it.

In these supernatural stories by five of today's hottest writers—Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely), Scott Westerfeld (Specials), Justine Larbalestier (Magic or Madness...


Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

by Francesca Lia Block & Steve Scott HarperTeen (July 01, 2008)

Meet Tweetie Sweet Pea and Peachy Pie, Jacaranda and Rave and Desiree...

Meet Lady Ivory and Alabaster Dutchess, who interview their favorite rock star, Nick Agate, only to discover the magic and power in themselves....


Blood Roses

by Francesca Lia Block HarperTeen (July 01, 2008)

What shall we do, all of us?

All of us passionate girls who fear crushing the boys we love with our mouths like caverns of teeth, our mushrooming brains, our watermelon hearts?

What's real is what's imagined...


The Haunting Hour TV Tie-in Edition

by R.L. Stine & Various HarperCollins (August 30, 2011)

Ten terrifying tales that will give you shivers...from the master of horror, R.L. Stine

Read the spine-tingling story of a babysitter who loves evil tricks...the terrifying tale of a boy who dared to lie down...


Nightmare Hour TV Tie-in Edition

by R.L. Stine HarperCollins (August 30, 2011)

Enter the most terrifying place of all...the mind of R.L. Stine!

The Nightmare Hour...the time when the lights fade, the real world slips into shadow, and the cold, moonlit world of evil dreams takes over your...


Girls to the Rescue Bundle:  Books #1-7

by Bruce Lansky Meadowbrook (July 19, 2011)

In most heroic tales, a helpless young lady waits around for a prince to rescue her. But the spunky girls in this entertaining series are much too busy saving the day to await Prince Charming. These adaptations...


Discovering Bravery: Beyond the Stars

by Emma Brade & Niamh Sharkey HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (October 09, 2014)

A short story taken from the Fighting Words charity collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two of the most outstanding talents in children’s fiction today

When Fleece, one of the foot soldiers...


The Hero of Drumree: Beyond the Stars

by Derek Landy & Alan Clarke HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (October 09, 2014)

A short story taken from the Fighting Words charity collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two of the most outstanding talents in children’s fiction today

When Fleece, one of the foot soldiers...


The Sunny Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 27, 2014)

A mini-series of four titles aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls on the theme of bridesmaids – a role that every little girl longs to play! THE SUNNY BRIDESMAID

Molly’s brother James is marrying Chloe, an Australian...


The Posh Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

One of four titles aimed at 6 to 8 year old girls on the theme of bridesmaids – a role that every little girl longs to play!

The Posh Bridesmaid

When Morag is invited to be a bridesmaid , she is asked to dress...


Littlest Dragon Goes for Goal

by Margaret Ryan & Jamie Smith HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

A third title about the little dragon with the big ideas! Although he’s the littlest, he has the biggest and funniest ideas for getting his own way.

Two more stories about the Littlest Dragon who is the tenth...


The Grumpy Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (December 18, 2014)

A mini-series of titles aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls on the theme of bridesmaids – a role that every little girl longs to play!

The Grumpy Bridesmaid

Izzy is fed up. Her sister is getting married on the...


The Sporty Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

A fifth title in the popular Bridesmaids series, aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls [but not including the boys, of course!]

Jess is a talented young athlete. When her athletics teacher asks her to be a bridesmaid...


The Snowy Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

A sixth title in the popular Bridesmaids series aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls, but not excluding the boys!

Milly’s brother is getting married to a girl in England and Milly is coming over with him to be...


The Scary Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (December 18, 2014)

An eighth title in the popular Bridesmaids series aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls, but not excluding the boys!

Buffy is always playing tricks on her friends and trying to make them jump. She has a wicked streak...


The Naughty Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

A seventh title in the popular Bridesmaids series aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls, but not excluding the boys!

Sophie looks as if butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth. She was going to make the perfect bridesmaid....


The Baby Bridesmaid (Bridesmaids)

by Diane Redmond HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (February 06, 2014)

A mini-series of four titles aimed at 6 – 8 year old girls on the theme of bridesmaids – a role that every little girl longs to play! THE BABY BRIDESMAID

Ella’s bridesmaid’s role is usurped by her baby...


Ten of the Best: School Stories with a Difference

by Wendy Cooling HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (August 30, 2012)

Ten prize-winning authors each with a brand new story based on their own schooldays. Bernard Ashley, Malorie Blackman, Berlie Doherty, Paul Jennings, Margaret Mahy, Michael Morpurgo, Jenny Nimmo, Michael Rosen,...


Mirrors: Sparkling new stories from prize-winning authors

by Wendy Cooling HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (August 30, 2012)

Specially commissioned short stories, by prize-winning authors, on the theme of Mirrors.

READERSHIP: 10 – 14

A collection of new , specially commissioned short stories by some of the finest authors of children’s...