Tag: friendship

The Maze Runner

From School Library Journal Grade 6–10-Thomas wakes up in an elevator, remembering nothing but his own name. He emerges into a world of about 60 teen boys who have learned to survive in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies from below. A new boy arrives every 30 days. The original group has been in “the glade” for two years, trying to find ... »

Max the Mighty

This is the dramatic, heart-wrenching tale of Max (from Freak the Mighty) and Worm, two outsiders who turn to each other for survival. »

Freak the Mighty

Max is used to being called Stupid. And he is used to everyone being scared of him. On account of his size and looking like his dad. Kevin is used to being called Dwarf. On account of his size and being some cripple kid. But greatness comes in all sizes, and together Max and Kevin become Freak The Mighty and walk high above the world. An inspiring, heartbreaking, multi-award winning international ... »

The Secret Manuscript

Working as a stock clerk in a small-town grocery store only served as a constant reminder that Ben Owen’s life was meaningless. After a series of devastating events stripped him of everything he had, Ben hit rock bottom. To swing luck in his favour, temptation beckoned him at every turn. He had the opportunity to regain not only what he had lost, but so much more. But Ben soon realized every... »

Travesty

Waking up in a house she doesn’t recognize, sixteen-year-old, Sophia Sawyer, tries not to let the blankness of her mind terrorize her. How has she ended up chained in a basement? Abram Scott knows all too well how she ended up there. Promising to save her, Abram plans an escape, praying time and distance will offer them a normal life…until he can get Sophia back to her family. Her real... »

How She Died, How I Lived

Girl in Pieces meets The Way I Used to Be in this poignant and thought-provoking novel about a girl who must overcome her survivor’s guilt after a fellow classmate is brutally murdered. *I was one of five. The five girls Kyle texted that day. The girls it could have been. Only Jamie–beautiful, saintly Jamie–was kind enough to respond. And it got her killed. * On the eve of Kyle&#... »

Looking for Alaska

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award An ALA Best Book for Young Adults An ALA Quick Pick A Los Angeles Times 2005 Book Prize Finalist A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age A 2005 Booklist Editor’s Choice A 2005 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his... »

30 Days of No Gossip

Can a middle school gossip queen change her ways, or will she lose her BFF for good? Find out in this M!X original novel.Maddie Evans prides herself on being the gossip queen of Troy Middle School. She is the first person her classmates go to when they need the latest news on the ins-and-outs of TMS-and Maddie never disappoints. Her best friend since birth, Vi, isn’t crazy about Maddie’... »

Emancipated

Fans of Pretty Little Liars and L.A. Candy will devour this fast-paced series from a writer New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant raves is “an amazing new talent!” Six gorgeous teens, all legally emancipated from parental control, move into their dream house on LA’s infamous Venice Beach only to discover their perfect setup may be too good to be true. The roommates-a di... »

The Milk of Birds

This timely, heartrending novel tells the moving story of a friendship between two girls: one an American teen, one a victim of the crisis in Darfur. Know that there are many words behind the few on this paper… Fifteen-year-old Nawra lives in Darfur, Sudan, in a camp for refugees displaced by the Janjaweed’s trail of murder and destruction. Nawra cannot read or write, but when a nonpro... »

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