ACCELERATED READING BOOKS • THIS IS A POWEPOINT PRESENTATION OF SELECTED ACCELERATED READING TITLES WHICH HAVE AN INTEREST LEVEL OF UG AND/OR A READING LEVEL OF 7.0 OR HIGHER. IT IS ONLY A SELECTED LIST, NOT A COMPLETE LISTING. • ALL OF THESE TITLES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY.
AN EMBER IN THE ASHES • Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, this epic fantasy follows an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. The plot contains mild profanity and graphic violence-Book #1UG/5.0/19PTS.
A CONSPIRACY OF PRINCES • The newly crowned Prince Jared, ruler of All Archenfield, has inherited a kingdom on the brink of invasion. As he travels to neighboring kingdoms seeking allies, an even more dangerous plot hatches within the courtBook #2-UG/6.2/18PTS.
HELLO, GOODBYE & EVERYTHING INBETWEEN • High-school sweethearts Clare and Aidan spend the night before they leave for college reminiscing about their relationship and deciding whether they should stay together or break up— UG/5.6/9PTS.
CHALLENGER DEEP • Caden Bosch is caught between two worlds: one as an artist on a ship heading for the deepest point on Earth and the other as a brilliant highschool student. His powerful story shares the journey of a teenage boy struggling with schizophrenia.UG/5.5/12PTS.
A COLD LEGACY • After escaping to an estate on the Scottish moors, Juliet Moreau, the product of her father's animal-human experiments, uncovers the truth about the manor's long history of scientific experimentation-Book #3-UG/5.3/14PTS.
THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER • Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle-Book #1— UG/4.6/15PTS.
BETWEEN HERE AND FOREVER • When a car accident puts her older sister in a coma, seventeen-yearold Abby plans to bring her back with the help of Eli, a gorgeous boy she has met at the hospital.— UG/4.6/8PTS.
BREAKING SKY • In 2048, Chase Harcourt, call sign "Nyx," is one of two pilots chosen to fly the experimental "Streaker" jets at the junior Air Force Academy. As the world tilts toward war, Chase cracks open a military secret— UG/4.7/13PTS.
THE UNEXPECTED EVERYTHING • Andie has her summer planned: important internship, friends, and flings. Then her father's political scandal upends everything and leads her to a dog-walking job and a boy named Clark—UG/5.9/23PTS.
A COURT OF MIST AND FURY • Though Feyre now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human. As she navigates the Night Court's dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms-Book #2—UG/5.9/30PTS.
DEFENDING JACOB • When his fourteenyear-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student, assistant D.A. Andy Barber is torn between loyalty and justice as facts come to light. –UG/5.0/18PTS.
BROKEN HEARTS, FENCES AND OTHER THINGS TO MEND • Devastated after a painful breakup, Gemma faces a Hamptons summer near a former best friend she wronged years earlier, a risk that compels her to assume a different identity and pursue a relationship with her former friend's brother.— UG/5.9/14PTS
HAZEL • Thirteen-year-old Hazel leaves her comfortable, if somewhat unconventional, London home in 1913 after her father has a breakdown and goes to live in the Caribbean on her grandparents' sugar plantation, where she discovers some shocking family secrets.— UG/5.5/14PTS.
THE TRIALS • After being on the run, Ariane Tucker finds herself under Dr. Jacobs's cruel control and she must participate in a deadly competition pitting her against other alien hybrids-UG/5.8/13PTS.
BANANA SPLITSVILLE • Told in diary format, this lightweight, faintly amusing slice-of-life novel chronicles the ups and downs of a confused, lovelorn highschool senior.— UG/4.4/7PTS.
TEAR YOU APART • Teenager Viv is constantly trying to escape her "Snow White" fairy-tale curse. She meets the prince who is supposed to save her, but she cannot fall out of love with the young man destined to kill her.-UG/5.1/14PTS.
KEEPING THE MOON • Fifteen-year-old Colie, a formerly overweight girl, spends the summer working as a waitress in a beachside restaurant while staying with her overweight and eccentric Aunt Mira and exploring her sense of self.—UG/4.8/8PTS.
THE MOON AND MORE • During her last summer at home before leaving for college, Emaline begins a whirlwind romance with Theo, an assistant documentary filmmaker who is in town to make a movieUG/4.6/16PTS.
WISH • After her vivacious twin sister dies, a shy teenaged girl moves with her parents to San Francisco, where she meets a magical seamstress who grants her three wishes— UG/6.3/13PTS.
HOW TO FALL • When 16-year-old Jess spends the summer in the tiny English town where her mother grew up, she feels a strong connection to her cousin, who died shortly before she arrived-Book #1UG/4.4/12PTS.
EMPIRE OF NIGHT • Separated while trying to save the children of their village, twin sisters Ashyn and Moria must draw on all their power and influence to defeat enemies of legend and avert war in the empire.-UG/5.1/15PTS
ZAC & MIA • The last person Zac expects in the room next door is angry and feisty Mia. In the real world, he wouldn't, couldn't be friends with her, but in the hospital, different rules apply.UG/4.4/9PTS.
ZEROBOXER • As seventeen-year-old Carr "The Raptor" Luka rises to fame in the weightless combat sport of zeroboxing, he learns a devastating secret that jeopardizes not only his future in the sport but interplanetary relations— UG/6.3/14PTS.
ZANE’S TRACE • Zane Guesswind plans his suicide as he drives to his mother's grave in Zanesville, Ohio. An insightful hitchhiker and Zane's own rational thought help turn this doomed trip around.— UG/3.6/3PTS.
YEAR OF CHASING DREAMS • Eden tries to rekindle her romance with Garret, and Ciana is pressured to sell her family's land to a developer when a longburied family secret threatens to end her relationship with Jon— UG/5.1/13PTS.
WILLOW • Sixteen-year-old Willow, who was driving the car that killed both her parents, copes with the pain and guilt by cutting herself, until she meets a smart and sensitive boy who is determined to help her stop.— UG/4.9/13PTS
WHLE HE WAS AWAY • Penna struggles to adjust to life after her boyfriend goes to Iraq, but her concern over his well-being increases when he stops writing. Penna worries that when he returns, he will not be the same boy she fell in love with.— UG/3.8/10PTS.
WICKED GIRLS • This fictionalized account of the Salem witch trials, told in verse, is told from the perspective of three young women living in Salem in 1692— UG/4.7/6PTS.
WHEREVER YOU GO • Holly, seventeen years old and burdened by the loss of her boyfriend, Rob, and the responsibility of caring for her sister and grandfather, learns to find love and happiness as Rob's ghost watches over her.— UG/4.2/12PTS.
WE’LL NEVER BE APART • Haunted by memories of the fire that killed her boyfriend, 17-yearold Alice is in a mental ward when, with support from a fellow patient, she begins to confront hidden truths.—UG/4.8/11PTS.
THE USUAL RULES • This book is about a thirteen-year-old girl who finds herself living with her father, across the country from her native Brooklyn, coping with her mother's violent death in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001— UG/5.1/20PTS.
UNSPOKEN • Pursuing her dream of becoming a paranormal investigator in spite of her new life as a vampire, Della uncovers disturbing secrets about the vampire council and the boy to whom she is bound.-Book #3— UG/4.0/16PTS.
TRY NOT TO BREATHE • The summer Ryan is released from a mental hospital following his suicide attempt, he meets Nicki, who gets him to share his darkest secrets while hiding secrets of her own.UG/4.7/9PTS
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOREVER • After her father's death, Macy waits for her brainy boyfriend to return from camp and goes to work at a catering business where she makes new friends and finally faces her grief-UG/5.2/16PTS.
THE TRIALS • After being on the run, Ariane Tucker finds herself under Dr. Jacobs's cruel control and she must participate in a deadly competition pitting her against other alien hybrids-Book #3UG/5.8/13PTS.
TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE • Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian, travels involuntarily through time, while Clare Abshire, an artist, takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare's passionate affair captures them in a romantic trap.UG/4.7/23PTS.
THE RAVEN KING •
To save his friends from a powerful demon, Gansey must find Glendower, who, according to legend, will bestow any favor upon the man who wakes him-Book #4— UG/5.7/17PTS.
THAT SUMMER • During the summer of her divorced father's remarriage and her sister's wedding, fifteen-year-old Haven comes into her own by letting go of the myths of the past.— UG/5.8/8PTS.
HELLO, GOODBYE, AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN • High-school sweethearts Clare and Aidan spend the night before they leave for college reminiscing about their relationship and deciding whether they should stay together or break upUG/5.6/9PTS.
RESCUED • Given a baby orangutan by his traveling businessman father, young John forges a deep bond with his new friend and is compelled to rescue him when his parents sell the orangutan to a roadside zoo—UG/5.8/11PTS.
REDEMPTION OF SARAH CAIN • Lydia made a promise to her dying mother to keep the family together. She soon discovers that guardianship has been granted to a virtual stranger, a well-to-do aunt from Oregon, that cares little for her mother's last wish— UG/6.1/11PTS.
OCTOBER SONG • This is a story about life in the Amish community, from newlyweds Katie and Dan living in the shadow of the shunning, to Rachel and Philip embracing parenthood, even as he acclimates to Amish life as an outsider.—UG/6.3/9PTS.
THE PASSION OF DOLSSA • In thirteenth-century Provensa, a devotedly religious girl flees Church executioners who claim she's a heretic. She finds refuge in a seaside town where Church authority lacks high regard.— UG/4.7/14PTS
PERFECT COUPLE • When yearbook photographer Harper and the star player of the high-school football team get voted "the perfect couple that never was" by their senior class, the unlikely pair start falling for one another-UG/5.1/10PTS.
THE PARTING • After the death of Nellie's sister, Caleb's father objects to his son's courtship of Nellie. Meanwhile, the divide grows between members of the Amish community who want modern conveniences and those who are devoted to tradition—UG/6.2/14PTS
HOW TO FALL • When 16-year-old Jess spends the summer in the tiny English town where her mother grew up, she feels a strong connection to her cousin, who died shortly before she arrived.—UG/4.4/12PTS
THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER • Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle.— UG/4.6/15PTS.
THE LAST STAR • Cassie, Ben, Sam, Ringer, and Evan confront the Others' plans for the fate of the human race and the planet.-Book #3—UG/4.9/13.0
INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF CINNAMON GIRL • A doomsday prediction is circulating in Alba's hometown, but Alba is more concerned about her writer's block, bestfriend tension, and the fact that she's not ready for life after high school.—UG/5.5/11PTS.
THE FORBIDDEN • Although the church split has torn their Amish community apart, Nellie Mae Fisher and Caleb Yoder still feel drawn to one another, but if they pursue their relationship, they know they will have to go against the wishes of those they hold dearBook #2-UG/5.9/13pts.
FROZEN • Sixteen-year-old Sadie Rose hasn't spoken in 11 years, since the day she was found lying in a snowbank during a howling storm. Like her voice, her memories of her mother and what happened that night are frozen.—UG/5.4/11pts.
A MATTER OF HEART • When a deadly heart condition puts an end to her Olympic swimming dreams, sixteen-year-old Abby is challenged to discover who she is without the one thing that has defined her young life— UG/4.0/10.0
HALF LOST • On the run after the decimation of the Alliance of Free Witches, Nathan organizes a strategy to save the rebels from total defeat-Book #3— UG/4.6/12.0
• Thirteen-year-old Hazel leaves her comfortable, if somewhat unconventional, London home in 1913 after her father has a breakdown and goes to live in the Caribbean on her grandparents' sugar plantation, where she discovers some shocking family secrets.— UG/5.5/14PTS.
HEIR TO THE SKY • Kali, princess of the floating continent of Ashra, falls to monsterinfested Earth and miraculously survives. Now, she must find her way back with the help of mysterious Griffin— UG/5.7/12PTS.
EMPIRE OF NIGHT • Separated while trying to save the children of their village, twin sisters Ashyn and Moria must draw on all their power and influence to defeat enemies of legend and avert war in the empireBook #2— UG/5.1/15PTS.
ANNE FRANK AND ME • After suffering a concussion while on a class trip to a Holocaust exhibit, Nicole finds herself living the life of a Jewish teenager in Paris during the Nazi occupation.— UG/4.2/8pts.
ANXIOUS HEARTS • Told in alternating chapters, this retelling of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" relates a modern-day tale of teens who were childhood friends and later grew to love one another, and who, when pulled apart, are determined to reunite.—UG/5.4/7.0
BLUESCREEN • Using her smart-device brain implants to enjoy a higher quality of life in mid-20th-century, Marisa learns about an allegedly safe virtual drug only to become enmeshed in a dangerous conspiracyUG/5.8/13PTS.
A CONSPIRACY OF PRINCES • The newly crowned Prince Jared, ruler of All Archenfield, has inherited a kingdom on the brink of invasion. As he travels to neighboring kingdoms seeking allies, an even more dangerous plot hatches within the court—UG/6.2/18PTS.
A DROP OF NIGHT • Anouk is selected to join four teens on an expedition into the hidden underground Palais du Papillon, closed for more than 200 years. Soon their educational opportunity becomes a grisly nightmare— UG/4.8/12PTS.
ALWAYS A CATCH • Jack is tired and just plain bored of living under the shadow of his demanding father. Now at Oakhurst Hall, he joins the football team and finds something all his own.-UG/4.8/9PTS.
SEE ME • Colin Hancock, who has a dark, destructive past, has his plans to remain single challenged by hardworking lawyer Maria Sanchez.— UG/5.5/22PTS.
EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING • In a story told through vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, and illustrations, a girl confined to her house by rare and profound allergies falls hopelessly in love with her new neighbor.— UG/4.4/7PTS.
CODE OF HONOR • When Iranian American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labelled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.— UG/4.7/10PTS.
RUTHLESS • When Ruth is kidnapped, she is determined not to become this serialkiller's next trophy. After she is able to escape, her captor begins stalking her through the wilderness— UG/4.5/9PTS.
DRIFT AND DAGGER • In Mal's 19th-century world, magic is everything. But Mal is a blank and blanks can't be hexed, cursed, saved, or killed by magic, causing Mal to travel the world in search of rare, illegal magical relics.— UG/6.1/14PTS.
GO SET A WATCHMAN • Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout returns home to Maycomb to visit her father and struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the U.S. in the mid1950s.—UG/5.9/10PTS.
FIRST AND THEN • Devon wonders whether she really wants to go to college, what to do with her cousin who has moved in with her family, and whether she likes Ezra, the stuck-up football star at her school.— UG/4.8/10PTS.
THESE SHALLOW GRAVES • Jo must struggle against gender and class boundaries when her father is found dead of a supposed suicide. To uncover the truth, she will have to decide how much she is willing to risk.—UG/4.7/19PTS.
EMPEROR OF ANY PLACE • This time-shifting story within a story follows the efforts of Evan to comprehend a World War II diary that his father had been reading before his untimely death.—UG/5.2/14PTS
ZEROES • Six teens born in the year 2000, have superhuman abilities that give them interesting but not heroic lives until they work to respond to a crisis.—UG/4.8/17PTS.
ROSE SOCIETY •
Adelina flees with her sister to build an army of fellow Young Elites in an effort to strike down the white-cloaked Inquisition Axis soldiers who nearly killed her. – UG/5.2/15PTS.
DISTANCE FROM ME TO YOU • For seventeen-year-old McKenna, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an adventure. For highschool dropout Sam, it is an escape from his abusive dad. Despite McKenna's cautious instincts, she cannot resist Sam— UG/5.6/13PTS.
CONVICTION • Braden questions everything he holds to be true when his father is accused of murder.— UG/5.6/16PTS.
LAST NIGHT AT CIRCLE CINEMA • In a test of friendship, Olivia and Codman agree to their manic friend Bertucci's plan to spend one last night with him, in a movie theater that has been permanently closed.— UG/5.7/9PTS.
FINDING MR. BRIGHTSIDE • Growing up unaware of each other until their parents have an affair that culminates in a devastating car accident, Abram and Juliette meet again a year later and embark on a life-changing relationship— UG/6.1/7PTS.
PRINCE OF SHADOWS • This star-crossed tale of Romeo and Juliet is told through the eyes of Romeo's cousin, Benvolio, a thief known as the Prince of Shadows.— UG/6.6/19PTS.
GIRL CALLED FEARLESS • After a synthetic hormone in beef kills fifty million American women, seventeenyear-old Avie struggles for a normal life in a world in which teenage girls are a valuable commodity-Book one— UG/4.5/14PTS.
NEVER, ALWAYS, SOMETIMES •
Resolving to avoid highschool clichés, best friends Dave and Julia maintain strict rules to avoid while Dave secretly hides his crush on Julia. – UG/6.1/11PTS.
EXTRAORDINARY MEANS • Two teenagers with a deadly disease fall in love on the brink of a cure.—UG/
KISSING IN AMERICA • Eva falls deeply for Will, right before he suddenly has to move from New York City to Los Angeles. Not wanting to lose her chance at love, Eva hits the road, heading west.—UG/5.0/12PTS.
ELEANOR AND PARK • Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this novel focuses on two star-crossed misfits who are smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts but brave and desperate enough to try—UG/3.8/11PTS.
RUINS OF GORLAN • When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger. Book one of a series—UG/7.0/12PTS.
THE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS • This version of GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS is told by young Teddy's governess, who worked at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home— MG/7.0/19PTS.
THREE MORE WORDS • This sequel to THREE LITTLE WORDS traces the author's post-foster care years, describing her adventures in college, her relationship with her spouse, and her decision to have both biological and foster children.— UG/6.0/12PTS.
VIVIAN APPLE NEEDS A MIRACLE • Vivian and her best friend, Harp, fall in with a militant group that is trying to take down the Church of America as the world approaches the supposed apocalypse. The plot contains profanity, violence, and offensive religious references—UG5.9/14PTS.
FORMERLY SHARK GIRL • Surviving a shark attack that cost her an arm, high-school senior Jane, an aspiring artist, reevaluates her ambitions and sense of identity while harboring a crush on her attractive tutor and considering a relationship with a boy from her science class— UG/3.6.6PTS.
SHARK GIRL • After a shark attack causes the amputation of her right arm, fifteenyear-old Jane, an aspiring artist, struggles to come to terms with her loss and the changes it imposes on her day-to-day life and her plans for the future—UG/3.5/4PTS.
HOW I MADE IT TO EIGHTEEN • The author shares her struggles with selfesteem, drug addiction, depression, and bulimia and describes how she admitted herself to a mental institution after she put her fist through a window.— UG/4.0/2PTS.
BATTLE LINES • Department 19 Operator Jamie trains a new squad while an escapee from a maximum security prison sets out to expose the existence of vampires. The plot contains profanity and graphic violence.— UG/6.5/31PTS.
ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD • Cas, armed with his late father's mysterious athame, sets out to kill a ghost known as Anna Dressed in Blood, but the task turns deadly when he discovers Anna is unlike any ghost he has ever encountered before.—UG/4.6/12PTS.
SEAL TARGET GERONIMO • From interviews with members of the SEAL team, Pfarrer shares never-before-revealed details of the historic raid and the men who planned and conducted Target Geronimo.— UG/8.8/17PTS.
THE GLASS CASKET • After the brutal murder of her cousin, 16-yearold Rowan seeks the evil forces responsible before they destroy her family, but also set aside her studies when she becomes betrothed to Tom—UG/5.5/13PTS.
THE WINNER’S CURSE • An aristocratic girl who is a member of a warmongering and enslaving empire purchases a slave, an act that sets in motion a rebellion that might overthrow her world as well as her heart— UG/5.3/12PTS.
THE WINNER’S CRIME • To Kestrel, the engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria's crown prince means living in a cage of her own making, and as she aches to tell the truth about her engagement, she becomes a skilled practitioner of deceit. The plot contains violence— UG/4.9/13PTS.
WE WERE LIARS • Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer— UG/4.4/7PTS.
KISS KILL VANISH • After witnessing a murder ordered by her wealthy father and carried out by her boyfriend, Valentina flees her life of privilege to assume a new identity— UG/4.6/15PTS.
AMELIA ANNE IS DEAD & GONE • Becca has always longed to break free from her small, backwater hometown, but the discovery of an unidentified dead girl on the side of a dirt road sends the town and Becca into a tailspin.— UG/5.9/10PTS.
JUST LISTEN • Isolated from friends who believe the worst because she has not been truthful with them, sixteen-yearold Annabel finds an ally in classmate Owen, who helps her face and share what really happened at the end-of-the-year party that changed her life.— UG/4.9/15PTS.
THE ISLE OF BLOOD • When Dr. Warthrop hunts for the "Holy Grail of Monstrumology" in 1888, twelve-year-old orphan Will Henry follows him to Socotra, plunging into depths of horror worse than anything he has experienced thus far.— UG/5.6/19PTS.
A BEAUTIFUL DARK • When Skye, who lives with her aunt in Boulder, Colorado, turns seventeen and is suddenly pursued by two boys who are polar opposites, secrets of her true identity and destiny begin to emerge.— UG/4.3/11PTS.
CURVEBALL-YEAR I LOST MY GRIP • After an injury ends former star pitcher Peter Friedman's athletic dreams, he concentrates on photography, which leads him to a girlfriend, new fame as a highschool sports photographer, and a deeper relationship with his beloved grandfather.— UG/5.1/7PTS.
DUALED • West Grayer lives in a world where every person has a twin, or Alt. Only one can survive to adulthood, and West has just received her notice to kill her Alt— UG/5.2/12PTS.
DIVIDED • When the Board goes after West Grayer for refusing to kill her next target, West must uncover the truth of the past to survive— UG-5.2/13PTS.
CHANGE OF HEART • When sixteen-year-old Emmi Miller learns she will die without a heart transplant, she becomes aware of all she has been taking for granted but gains strength from new friend, Abe— UG/4.9/9PTS.
BURNED • Told in free verse, 16-yrold Pattyn shares the story of her life with a brutal, alcoholic father. In a brief escape, she finds acceptance and love, but is filled with despair when she is forced to return. The plot contains adult themes and situations.UG/4.2 6PTS.
SMOKE • After the death of her abusive father and loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn runs away, desperately seeking peace, as her younger sister, a sophomore in high school, also tries to put the pieces of her life back together.—UG/4.4/10PTS.
ANNEXED • This fictional account of life with Anne Frank is from Peter's point-ofview. As he becomes closer to Anne, he begins to question his own religion and is forced to suppress his own desires to join the fight.—UG/3.4/8PTS.
THE HIGHEST TIDE • When thirteen-year-old Miles discovers a rare deep-sea creature stranded in the mud of the tidal flats of Puget Sound, he finds himself thrown into the limelight. But as he continues discovering rare ocean creatures, some people wonder if he's a prophet.—UG/6.7/12PTS.
ACCIDENTS OF NATURE • Having always prided herself on blending in with "normal" people despite her cerebral palsy, seventeen-year-old Jean begins to question her role in the world while attending a summer camp for children with disabilities.— UG/4.5/8PTS.
BETTER THAN PICTURE PERFECT • Seventeen-year-old aspiring photographer Ansli Sharp, the adopted daughter of a mayoral candidate, learns that her boyfriend is one of the twenty homeless students in her school and decides to reach out to them—UG/4.6/4PTS.
CONJURED • Haunted by disturbing dreams and visions, a teenage girl in a paranormal witness protection program must remember her past and why she has strange abilities before a magic-wielding serial killer hunts her down— UG/4.5/13pts.
ON THE ROAD TO FIND OUT • When seventeen-yearold Alice is rejected by her college of choice and problems with her best friend arise, her newfound interest in running helps get her through.— UG/5.4/10pts.
WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST • Sixteen-year-old Ali lives in a Brooklyn neighborhood known for guns and drugs, where he manages to stay out of trouble until going to the wrong party—UG/4.8/9PTS.
CAN’T LOOK AWAY • Torrey Grey is famous, at least on the Internet. Thousands of people watch her popular videos on fashion and beauty, but when her sister is killed in an accident, Torrey's perfect world implodes— UG/4.6/9PTS.
ALL THESE LIVES • Convinced that she has nine lives after cheating death twice as a child, 16-year-old Dani tries to forfeit her remaining lives in hopes of saving her twin sister, Jena, whose leukemia is consuming their family.—UG/5.0/8PTS.
BEWARE THE WILD • A teenage girl and her boyfriend must find her older brother after he wanders into the town swamp and a mysterious girl appears in his place.— UG/5.4/11PTS.
EXPIRATION DAY • It's 2049 and humanity is on the brink of extinction. Tania has always known that she's a rarity: a human child in a world where most children are sophisticated androids manufactured by Oxted Corporation— UG/5.2/14.PTS.
BLACK BUTTERFLY • Penny's skepticism about ghosts, love, and family changes when her mother sends her to Maine for Christmas, where Penny confronts her own supernatural gift, an alluring boy, and family secrets.— UG/4.7/9PTS.
WILLOW • In 1848, an educated slave girl faces an inconceivable choice between bondage and freedom and family and love— UG/5.3/13PTS.
KALAHARI • Deep in the Kalahari Desert, a Corpus lab protects a dangerous secret. But what happens when that secret takes on a life of its own? When an educational safari goes wrong, five teens find themselves stranded in the Kalahari Desert without a guide.— UG/5.3/14PTS.
THE OATHBREAKER’S SHADOW • In the scorching land of Darhan, fifteen-year-old Raim is forced to live as an outcast from his people when he breaks a magical oath he doesn't remember making.— UG/6.0/15PTS.
CRANK • Visiting her absentee father, Kristina's life turns upside-down when he introduces her to the dark world of crank, or crystal meth—UG/4.3/5PTS.
JUST ONE YEAR • After spending an amazing day and night with a nameless girl in Paris, Willem embarks on his own transformative journey to find her once again.—UG/4.3/11PTS.
PARTY GAMES • Rachel Martin has a crush on Brendan and is excited to be invited to his birthday party at his family's estate on mysterious Fear Island. Brendan has party games planned, including the game of murder—UG/3.5/7PTS.
THE YOUNG ELITES • Some survivors of the blood fever are rumored to have impossible powers. Scorned and hunted, Adelina is one of these, but do her compatriots seek justice or revenge?— UG/5.3/14PTS.
AFTER THE SNOW • Fifteen-year-old Willo, born after the 2059 snows that ushered in a new ice age, encounters outlaws, halfmen, and an abandoned girl as he journeys in search of his family, who have mysteriously disappeared.— UG/3.8/10PTS.
THE BANE CHRONICLES. • This collection of 11 short stories, previously published online, illuminate the life of Magnus Bane, a character in The Mortal Instruments series— UG/6.4/20PTS.
EVERYTHING IS FINE • When her father leaves for a job out of town, Mazzy is left to cope with her mother, who has been severely depressed since she accidentally killed Mazzy's baby sister.— UG/3.0/4PTS.
THERE WILL BE LIES • After a car accident, Shelby's mother steals her away from the hospital, revealing that her father is not dead but rather a violent man who promised to hunt them down. – UG/4.8/15pts.
VIVIAN APPLE AT THE END OF THE WORLD. • Sixteen-year-old Vivian Apple returns home after the alleged "Rapture" to find her devout parents gone and two mysterious holes in the roof. Vivian never believed in the Rapture, and now that she has been left behind, Vivian's quest for the truth begins.— UG/5.7/12PTS.
STORY OF OWEN • In an alternate world in which industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.—UG/6.6/13PTS.
DIRT BIKES, DRONES & OTHER WAYS TO FLY. • Arlo, a 17-year-old daredevil, catches the eye of the U.S. military with his first-place ranking on a video game and must reconcile their with the emotional scars he suffered after a violent death in his family— UG/4.3/10PTS.
SALT AND STORM • Like every Roe woman on Prince Island, sixteenyear-old Avery Roe has the gift of reading dreams. But when Avery dreams she's to be murdered, she knows time is running out to unlock her magic and save herself— UG/6.2/16PTS.
SEIZE THE STORM • After being driven by a storm into the path of a drifting powerboat, Susannah, her family, and a crewman are being pursued by the worst enemies imaginable, including a drug lord's son eager to prove himself— UG/6.7/8PTS.
BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE • Gansey's seven-year quest to find Glendower's cave gains new urgency when Blue's mother enters it and doesn't return. Book #3— UG/5.1/13Pts.
HIT AND RUN • At first glance 15-year-old Mike seems like a typical smart-aleck. But there's more to Mike, who's under the dubious guardianship of his Uncle Billy since a hit-and-run driver killed his mother, & more to the circumstances of his mother's death. Book #1—UG/4.2/8PTS.
ALL THE TRUTH THAT IS IN ME • Judith, a young woman who disappears from her small, close-knit town, returns two years later having suffered a trauma that has left her unable to speak— UG/4.1/9PTS.
BLACKFIN SKY • When Skylar Rousseau is told she has been believed to be dead, even though she has experienced life as usual, she must unravel both the present and the past to solve the mystery of her existence— UG/5.8/10PTS.
THE CELL • Maine artist Clayton Riddell, elated after closing the deal for his first comic book, comes down to Earth quickly when The Pulse strikes, reducing cell phone users to zombielike creatures and leaving Clayton desperate to find his family.—UG/5.7/19PTS.
PAPER TOWNS • One month before graduating from high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until his beautiful and exciting classmate, Margo Roth Spiegelman, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.— UG/5.4/13PTS.
FRANKENSTEIN-CITY OF NIGHT • Decaulion investigates the mutations of his maker's other creations, struggling to prevent the New Race from violently replacing the humans of New Orleans. – UG/6.7/12PTS.
SILVER SHADOWS • In the aftermath of a tumultuous event that ripped their world apart, Sydney and her love, Adrian, need to make their way back to each other, but first they must survive. – UG/5.9/17PTS.
SPELLCASTER • After moving to Captive's Sound, Nadia meets Mateo, whose cursed dreams predict the future. They must work together to prevent an impending disaster that threatens the entire town— UG/5.4/14PTS.
BEAUTIFUL AND THE CURSED • Residing in an abbey protected by gargoyles, two beautiful teenaged sisters in turn-of-thetwentieth-century Paris discover deadly and otherworldly truths as they search for their missing brother— UG/5.8/16PTS.
THE LOCH • To prove the innocence of his estranged father, marine biologist Zachary Wallace must confront his childhood nightmare of nearly drowning in Loch Ness after a near-death experience causes the long forgotten memory to resurface.— UG/6.7/20PTS.
DARK RIVERS OF THE HEART • A man and a woman meet by chance in a bar. Suddenly, they find themselves fleeing from a powerful agency -- the woman hunted for what she knows, and the man mistaken as her comrade in a resistance movement.— UG/7.4/34PTS.
MORE THAN THIS • Seth can remember dying. But here he is, in a deserted English town that feels oddly familiar as he and two new friends try to understand what’s happened to them.— UG/4.9/15PTS.
ENDGAME-THE CALLING • Twelve teens in a life-or-death game must face tenuous alliances and killing each other for the chance to be the last one standing.— UG/4.5/15PTS.
IF HE HAD BEEN WITH ME • This love story spans the history of two teenagers' lives and shares the moments when if one little thing had been different, their futures would have been together instead of apart.— UG/4.1/12PTS.
THE INFINITE SEA • Cassie and companions lived through the four waves of destruction, but now, with the human race nearly exterminated, they face a choice to brace for winter or set out in search of other survivors. – UG/4.7/11PTS.
THE CITY OF DEATH • Ash has settled into his everyday London life, until his friend Parvati arrives with a mission: The evil Lord Alexander Savage is plotting to steal the Koh-I-Noor diamond from England's crown jewels.—UG/4.9/12PTS.
ASHFALL • After the eruption of a supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, 15-yearold Alex must find his parents and sister, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society— UG/5.0/15PTS.
BREATH • High-school senior Xander Atwood has a secret. Death, the Pale Rider, has lost its way. What happens when the two meet will change the fate of the world. –UG/4.7/10PTS.
MAYBE ONE DAY • When Zoe's best friend Olivia is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, Zoe quickly learns that not being able to dance is the least of her problems— UG/5.0/13PTS.
NAZI HUNTERS This narrative nonfiction adaptation of HUNTING EICHMANN chronicles the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution UG.7.4/18pts.—NONFICTION
A BREATH OF FROST • In 1814 London, three cousins discover their magical powers and family lineage of witchcraft and accidentally open the gates to the underworld— UG/5.3/16PTS.
THE GIFT • Nathan Hurst hates the Christmas season and all its trappings, which only remind him of the event that destroyed his childhood. But when a snowstorm strands him with a young mother and her special son, he witnesses a true miracle.—UG/4.0/7.0
A MATTER OF DAYS • In the not-too-distant future when a global pandemic kills most of humanity, a teenaged girl and her younger brother struggle to survive.— UG/4.3/10[TS/
BLYTHEWOOD • After a summer locked away in a mental institution, seventeenyear-old orphan Ava Hall is sent to Blythewood, a finishing school for young ladies that is anything but ordinary— UG/6.3/22PTS.
TESLA’S ATTIC • With a plot combining science and the supernatural, four kids are caught up in a dangerous plan concocted by eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla— UG/6.0/11PTS.
THE BROTHER’S STORY • In late seventeenth century, 15-year-old Kit, driven to desperation by the starvation of one brother and mistreatment of his own simple-minded twin, realizes his dream of becoming an apprentice in London but feels drawn by duty to return home to Essex.—UG/5.5/12PTS.
LOST VOICES • Assaulted and left outside her Alaskan village, 14-year-old Luce expects to die when she tumbles into the icy waters, but transforms into a mermaid and is faced with choices she never imagined.— UG/6.3/13.PTS.
SNAKEROOT • Bosque Mar haunts Adne's dreams, trying to turn him to the dark side as Logan attempts to bring him back from the Nether, where the other Guardians trapped him in the War of All Against All.— UG/5.2/10PTS.
JUST BEYOND THE CLOUDS • Cody Gunner returns to his family's ranch to decide what he wants to do with the rest of his life and is surprised to find his brother, Carl Joseph, who has Downs syndrome, thriving thanks to Elle Dalton's independent living program—UG/4.5/11PTS.
A GRAVE TALENT • A series of shocking murders have occured and the victims are children. Kate must find the truth even if it means losing everything she holds dear.— UG/6.8/18PTS.
TORN AWAY • In the aftermath of a tornado that has devastated her hometown of Elizabeth, Missouri, 16-yr-old Jersey Cameron struggles to overcome her grief as she is sent to live with her only surviving relatives— UG/5.2/11PTS.
RADIANCE OF TOMORROW • In the aftermath of the war in Sierra Leone, a village comes together to regain the beauty of life as it was in the past.— UG.6.6/13PTS.
THE THURSDAY WAR • One member of the black-ops team Kilo-Five is missing on Sanghelios, and the team must rescue him before he falls into the wrong hands— UG/5.7/20PTS.
GRASSLANDS • After a war on Earth, peace seems closer for the recruits of military group Kilo-Five as they struggle to secretly support a Sangheili civil war and help religious fanatics raise a rebellion— UG/6.1/23PTS.
BLACKOUT • A mysterious virus is spreading through America, infecting teenagers with incredible powers, and a group of four teens are about to find their lives intertwined in a web of danger and catastrophic destruction—5.2/13PTS.
FORBIDDEN • Teens Maya and Lochan tell of confusion and longing as they fall in love after years of caring for their three younger siblings due to their alcoholic mother's neglect.— UG/5.8/17PTS.
DEEP SOUTH • After Anna Pigeon signs on for a promotion, she finds herself knee-deep in mud and Mississippi. Almost immediately, Anna discovers the body of a young prom queen. –UG/6.5/18PTS.
EMPIRE OF THE ANTS • Jonathan Wells is bequeathed a Paris apartment by an eccentric uncle who leaves behind the admonition never to go into the cellar, but when the family dog disappears, followed by Jonathan's wife and son, Jonathan is forced to go down the stairs.--UG/6.5/15PTS.
LOUD, AWAKE AND LOST • Eight months after an accident leaves her with brain trauma and a back injury, amnesiac teen Ember tries to piece together the six weeks of her life leading up to the accident and determine why none of her friends or family are willing to talk about it.— UG/5.1/11PTS.
NEVERWAS • At her family's Maryland home, where colonists lost the 1776 Insurrection, Sarah Parsons and her friend Jackson share visions of a different existence and, having remembered how things ought to be, plan a daring mission to set them right— UG/4.8/14PTS.
AMBER HOUSE • After her grandmother's death, Sarah explores her family's centuries-old Maryland estate but is soon having vivid visions of her ancestors, one of whom may be a threat to her autistic brother. The coauthors are Tucker Reed and Larkin Reed— UG/4.3/14PTS
NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN • Sixteen-year-old artist Olivia struggles to keep her sanity as she unravels the mystery of her first love's death through his ghostly visits.—UG/5.0/12PTS.
RUINS • With humans and Partials on the brink of war, Samm is trapped in the vast toxic wasteland of the American Midwest and Kira is in the hands of Dr. Morgan, who wants to save the Partials— UG/6.3/19PTS.
PARTIALS • In a post-apocalyptic eastern seaboard ravaged by disease and war with a manmade race of people called Partials, the chance at a future rests in the hands of Kira Walker, a sixteen-year-old medic in training. Book #1— UG/6.1/20PTS.
REBORN • Della had the perfect life until she was abandoned by everyone she loves. She takes refuge at Shadow Falls, a camp for teens with paranormal powers. – UG/4.3/16PTS.
FRAGMENTS • With the Help of Samm and Heron, Kira sets out on a desperate search for clues as to who she is while Marcus and the remaining human population gear up for war with the Partials.— UG/6.6/25PTS.
KISS OF DECEPTION • On the morning of her wedding, Princess Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, intrigued when two mysterious, handsome strangers arrive. She is unaware one is the jilted prince and the other is an assassin sent to kill her— UG-5.5/17PTS.
BRAVO TWO ZERO • Andy McNab provides an account of his experiences in Iraq in 1991 as leader of a British Special Forces team sent behind enemy lines to destroy scud missiles. The plot contains graphic descriptions of the torture he and his men endured after captured.— UG/6.1/22PTS.
ODD INTERLUDE • In a volume that collects a three-part series that was only released in digital, Odd Thomas visits a 10cottage motor lodge where evil awaits, in a thriller that takes place between the events of Odd Hours and Odd Apocalypse— UG/7.5/10PTS.
FIFTY DEGREES BELOW • Scientist Frank Vanderwal, having survived a killer storm caused by global warming, prepares to face an even worse disaster when the melting of the polar ice caps shuts down the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, which promises to bring another ice age.—UG/6.2/25PTS.
THE SHACK • After his young daughter is abducted and evidence of her murder shows up at a shack in the forests of Oregon, Mack receives a note from God inviting him to return to the scene of the tragedy, where he wrestles with his spirituality— UG/6.6/13PTS.
HART’S WAR • At a German POW camp during World War II, a black soldier is accused of murdering a white man. Tommy Hart is appointed to defend him in court. The two men find themselves struggling to preserve their dignity against seemingly impossible odds.— UG/6.9/32PTS.
BARKER STREET REGULARS • Columnist Holly Winter and her beloved Alaskan malamutes are drawn into the investigation of a murder by three elderly, but feisty, Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. – UG/6.8/12PTS.
BLIND DESCENT • When a fellow ranger is injured in a caving accident, Anna Pigeon chokes back the willies of claustrophobia and joins the rescue team— UG/6.4/17.PTS.
ODD INTERLUDE • In a volume that collects a three-part series that was only released in digital, Odd Thomas visits a 10cottage motor lodge where evil awaits, in a thriller that takes place between the events of Odd Hours and Odd Apocalypse.— UG/7.5/10PTS.
BRIGHTLY BURNING • This is the tragic tale of Lavan Firestorm, a young man with a deadly talent firestarting.— UG/7.4/24PTS.
ARROWS OF THE QUEEN • When Talia finds one of the legendary Companions, she takes the first step along the magical pathway to her destiny.— UG/7.1/15Pts.
JOUST • Vetch finds his situation much improved when he is taken from the fields by the Jouster Ari who needs a boy to care for his dragon, but Vetch cannot forget his anger over what the Tians have done to his life, and plans to even the score.— UG/7.2/22PTS.
THE ONLY WAY I KNOW This book presents a biography of Cal Ripken, Jr., the shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles.— UG/7.2/22ptsNON FICTION.
BLOWING MY COVER Lindsay Moran tells about her experiences trying to win a job with the Central Intelligence Agency, shares stories from her five years at the CIA as a case officer, and discusses her decision to quitUG/8.4/14PTS.—NON FICTION
DEAD MAN WALKING In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair. Out of that intimacy comes a moving spiritual journey through our system of capital punishment.— UG/7.6/18pts—NONFICTION
LONE STAR DINOSAURS A herd of dinosaurs walked across what is now Texas and left footprints behind which are now being looked at and studied— UG/9.4/10.0—NONFICTION
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Former con man Frank Abagnale, an authority on financial foul play, tells stories of the adventures he had while living the high life as a criminal— UG/7.2/14.0—NONFICTION
MYSTERY OF THE NILE This book chronicles renowned adventurer Pasquale Scaturro's 2004 expedition to descend the Nile, the world's deadliest river, describing the dangers they faced along the way.— UG/8.0/16pts—NONFICTION
Early in May 1861, twenty-one-year-old Sam R. Watkins of Columbia, Tennessee, joined the First Tennessee Regiment, Company H. to fight for the Confederacy. This book is his memoir of the Civil War—UG/7.1/14pts— NON-FICTON
COLD CALLS • While on suspension, Shelly, Eric, and Fatima try to identify and stop the person who blackmailed each of them by phone to perform very specific acts of bullying at their high schoolsUG/4.8/8PTS.
THE BODY IN THE WOODS • While helping the Portland County's Search and Rescue find a missing autistic man, teens Alexis, Nick, and Ruby instead find a body and join forces to find the girl's murderer.— UG/5.0/9PTS.
THE GIRL IN THE WALL • Former best friends Ariel and Sera must work together to survive when terrorists attack Ariel's birthday party, intent on getting at her father, a rich industrialist.— UG/5.8/9PTS.
LEGENDS AND LIES This book examines twelve of the greatest enigmas of the American West, from the unexplained death of explorer Meriwether Lewis to a fabled treasure in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona.— UG/9.5/17PTS-NONFICTION
LOST GERMAN SLAVE GIRL This true story is about Salome Müller, a German immigrant girl who was lost to her family in the early 1800s and sold into slavery and the struggle for her freedom that led to the U.S. Supreme Court.— UG/8.6/18pts—NONFICTION
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea • A French professor and his companions, trapped aboard the fantastic submarine NAUTILUS with the deranged Captain Nemo, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above.MG/7.6/20
SEEING REDD • Alyss Heart returns to her rightful place on the throne of Wonderland and is put to the test as enemies inside and outside her queendom push their own agendas and wield horrific weapons, while she strives to unify them all—MG/7.6/13pts.
WISDOM’S KISS • Princess Wisdom, who yearns for a life of adventure, Tips, a soldier keeping his true life secret from his family, Fortitude, an orphaned maid who longs for Tips, and Magic the cat form an uneasy alliance as they try to save the kingdom— MG+/8.8/9PTS.
ARCHEMEMY • Virtuous Queen Alyss, who has lost the power of imagination, and murderous Aunt Redd battle for control of Wonderland. The plot contains violence. Book #3—MG+/7.9/13PTS.
FACE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD • Haunted by Charlie Curtis's suicide, Jed sets out to retrace his friend's last weeks and discover why Charlie took his own life— UG/7.9/6pts.
FALLEN ANGELS • Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.— UG/7.1/14PTS.
FAST TALK ON A SLOW TRACK • A black teenager comes to terms with failure when he drops out of a summer college program to become a fast-talking door-todoor sales agentUG/7.0/9PTS.
TWILIGHT EYES • They" are not human and "they" feed their twisted needs with human suffering. Unseen by normal eyes, "they" are all too visible to Slim MacKenzie.— UG/8.2/30PTS. • MOST OF DEAN KOONTZ NOVELS ARE 7.0+ READING LEVELS.
HEATHER HILLS OF STONEWYCKE • A secret excavation, an evil conspiracy, an unannounced wedding, and an unsolved murder are mysteries to be explored in this Scottish romance.— UG/7.3/16pts. • PART OF A TRILOGY
FRIENDLY PERSUASION • This is a charming account of a Quaker family struggling to maintain its identity amid confusion and heartbreak of the Civil War.—UG/8.8/14PTS.
GETTYSBURG • This tale about the Battle of Gettysburg imagines what would have happened if the Army of Northern Virginia had won— UG/7.0/27pts.
Gods & GENERALS/KILLER ANGELS /LAST FULL MEASURE • Trilogy of novels covering the Civil War battles of Gettysburg, Friedricksburg and the last two years of the war and battle between two opposing generals. • Each book is UG/7.0+
H.I.V.E. • Swept away to a hidden academy for training budding evil geniuses, Otto, a brilliant orphan, Wing, a sensitive warrior, Laura, a shy computer specialist, and Shelby, an infamous jewel thief, plot to escape the prison known as H.I.V.E.MG/7.5-
12PTS. BOOK #1 OF A SERIES.
HALFBACK TOUGH • New at Graham High, Joe joins the football team and begins to change his tough-guy outlook.— UG/7.2/5PTS.
GRIMPOW-THE INVISIBLE ROAD • After stumbling upon a dead knight, Grimpow finds remarkable treasures in the man's pockets, including a stone that causes strange things to happen and sends Grimpow out on a quest that will change his life forever.—MG/7.9/20PTS.
HANGMAN’S BEAUTUFUL DAUGHTER • The wife of an Appalachian minister experiences danger when she cares for the survivors of a farm disaster.— UG/8.0/18PTS.
HAUNTING OF ALAIZABEL GRAY • In a world similar to Victorian London, Thaniel, a seventeen-year-old hunter of deadly, demonic creatures called the wych-kin, takes in a lost, possessed girl, and becomes embroiled in a plot to unleash evil on the world.-MG+/7.1/15PTS.
HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY • After the end of the world and the days that follow it, Ford Prefect and Arthur Dent meet an assortment of characters as they make their way around the galaxy—UG/8.3/11pts
HITTY-HER FIRST HUNDRED YEARS • Hitty is a doll of great charm and real character whose memoirs are full of her thrilling adventures on land and sea.— MG/7.1/11PTS.
HORNBLOWER AND THE ATROPOS • This book recounts the early years of Horatio Hornblower's captaincy, in which the young hero is stretched to the utmost by adventures at home and in the Mediterranean.— UG/7.3/17PTS.
HORSECATCHER • Unable to kill, a young Cheyenne is scorned by his tribe when he chooses to become a horsecatcher rather than a warrior— UG/8.2/11PTS.
ICE STATION ZEBRA • Suspense and action prevail as a submarine crew attempts to save the members of an expedition trapped in the polar ice.— UG/7.3/16PTS.
ICEBOUND • A secret Arctic experiment turns into a frozen nightmare when a team of scientists, stranded on a drifting iceberg with a massive explosive charge, battle the elements for survival, only to discover that one of them is a murderer.— UG/7.1/14PTS.
ILSE WITCH • The last of the Druids lead a perilous journey to distant lands and strange magic aboard the wondrous airship known as the "Jerle Shannara.“— UG/7.1/26PTS.
IN LANE THREE, ALEX ARCHER • Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome— UG/7.7/10PTS.
INCIDENT AT HAWK’S HILL • Set in 1870, a shy, lonely six-year-old wanders into the Canadian prairie and spends a summer under the protection of a badger. This story is based on an actual incident.— MG/7.5/9PTS.
IRONMAN • Bo gets kicked off the football team and sent to a before-school Anger Management group. There he meets and falls in love with Shelley, a future American Gladiator.— UG/7.4/11PTS.
JACOB HAVE I LOVED • Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.— MG/8.3/10PTS.
LAST OF THE BREED • When Major Joe Mack's experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian ancestors to survive in the Siberian wilderness.— UG/7.5/25PTS.
LIFE WITHOUT FRIENDS • After the drug-overdose death of a fellow student, Beverly breaks away from the fast crowd but finds herself friendless and full of guilt until she meets Derek who helps her come to terms with the past and look with some hope to the future— UG/7.1/10PTS.
THE LOTTERY ROSE • Abused by his mom and her boyfriend, Georgie learns to hide his hurt. When he wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery, he gives it all the love and caring he has never had. His life begins to open up when the courts send him to a home for boys.— MG/7.7/8PTS.
MONSTRUMOLOGIST • In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi. . Book #1—UG/7.0/18PTS.
MY ANTONIA • A successful lawyer remembers his boyhood in Nebraska and his friendship with an immigrant Bohemian girl named Antonia— UG/8.0/15PTS.
MY DARLING, MY HAMBURGER • Four high school seniors struggle with the responsibilities of growing up, particularly the problems of an intimate relationship.— UG/8.8/5PTS.
NIGHT CRY • Often left alone on their five-acre Mississippi farm by her traveling salesman father, Ellen learns, through a terrifying experience, to distinguish between real and false fears.— MG/7.2/7pts.
ASSASSIN’S APPRENTICE • This book follows the adventures of Leyr Mab, heir to the throne, Aron Brailing, a farm boy with a destiny, and Dari Ross, a mysterious halfling with ties to a race of shapeshifters long believed to be extinct.—MG+/7.2/20 PART 1 OF SERIES
PRIESTESS OF AVALON •
This book tells the story of the British princess, known to the Romans as Helena, as she grows from maiden to mother to wisewoman— UG/7.3/24PTS.
PRINCE AND THE PAUPER • This is the classic story of two boys, identical except for their clothes and stations in life, who switch identities.— MG+/9.5/13PTS.
REBECCA • The second Mrs. Maxim de Winter finds it difficult and frightening to live in the shadow of her predecessor, a situation that is exacerbated by her husband's moodiness, and the presence of sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers.—UG/7.1/28PTS.
REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM • Talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, with whom she spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up.— MG/8.9/13PTS.
RASCAL • The author recalls his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal, during his carefree childhood in a small Midwestern town at the close of World War – MG/7.1/7PTS.
RED BADGE OF COURAGE • A young Civil War soldier's dreams of honor, patriotism and glory on the battlefield clash with the realities of war and are shattered when he flees the field during a battle.—UG/7.6/8PTS
RELUCTANT GOD • Lorna has spent most of her life in Egypt with her archaeologist father and Ameni has lived in ancient Egypt as the son of a Pharaoh. A strange twist of fate and the two meet, embarking on a trip across half of Europe to foil a gang of thieves.—UG/7.2/7PTS
RIFLES FOR WATIE • Sixteen-year-old Jeff cannot wait to join the Union army and fight against Stand Watie, leader of the Cherokee Indian rebels.— MG/7.3/18PTS.
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL • The rulers of the French Revolution cannot discover who the maddeningly elusive figure is that threatens their power with his disguises, endless ruses and infinite daring.— UG/8.0/15PTS.
SEA-WOLF • When Humphrey Van Wsailing to Japan aboard the "Ghost," he has to face weeks of brutality at the hands of Captain Wolf Larsen, until he decides to take desperate measures to save himself and the rest of the creweyden finds himself.— UG/8.0/19PTS.
SEMESTER IN THE LIFE OF A GARBAGE BAG • When luckless Raymond Jardine becomes Sean Delancey's eleventhgrade-English project partner, he persuades Sean's grandfather to pose as a long-deceased, obscure Canadian poet, in an effort to pass the course and win a vacation to a Greek island— UG/7.4/9PTS.
SEND NO BLESSINGS • A teenager in a large family that lives in a trailer, yearns for love, approval, an escape from endless chores, and a future. When a man seven years her senior falls in love with her, she realizes marriage to him could solve her problems.—UG/7.1/8PTS.
SEVENTEENTH SUMMER • Seventeen-year-old Angie, living with her family in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, finds herself in love for the first time the summer after high school graduation.— UG/7.0/13PTS.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY • The spacecraft Discovery is on a voyage to the outer edge of the solar system. Within the craft are two increasingly frightened navigators, three frozen hibernauts, and a computer named Hal.1st of series UG/9.0/12.0
BLACK UNICORN • With her talent for mending things, sixteenyear-old Tanaquil reconstructs a unicorn which, brought to life, lures her away from her desert fortress home and her sorceress mother to find a city by the sea and the way to a perfect world.—MG/7.7/9pts
SEVENTEEN AGAINST THE DEALER • Dicey wanted only to build boats; so much so that she neglected those who needed her and those she herself needed.— UG/7.3/10PTS.
SNAKE, THE COCODILE & THE DOG • The eccentric Emersons begin their annual archeological trek to Egypt, and feisty Amelia's husband is mysteriously abducted— UG/7.4/23PTS.
SNOW WHITE AND ROSE RED • This book retells the classic tale in which Snow White and Rose Red, who live on the border of Faerie, find two human sorcerers casting spells on All Hallows Day while the spirit Madini attempts to sever ties between Faerie and the mortal lands.— MG+/7.1/14PTS.
DARK LORD TRILOGY • THE DARK LORD TRILOGY • 1. LABYRINTH OF EVIL • 2. REVENGE OF THE SITH • 3. RISE OF DARTH VADER--UG
TAMING THE STAR RUNNER • Travis is sent to his uncle's country ranch where he clashes with his new classmates until he befriends Casey, who runs a riding school on the ranch, and discovers something about himself as he helps Casey tame a wily horse—UG/7.2/7PTS.
THOUSAND ACRES • Hidden family secrets erupt when a father decides to leave his prosperous farm to two of his three daughters.— UG/7.7/27PTS.
TROUBLE WITH LEMONS • Tyler and Lymie, eighth-grade misfits, discover a dead body in a quarry and work to uncover the mystery behind it.—UG/8.0/10PTS.
TUNNELS • When Will and Chester embark on a quest to find Will's archaeologist father, who has disappeared, they are led to a labyrinthine world underneath London, full of sinister inhabitants with evil intentions.— MG/7.0/20PTS.
TWISTED WINDOW • Tracy, a high school junior, becomes embroiled in the problems of a strange boy who asks her assistance in "snatching" his halfsister from her father, who has allegedly kidnapped her.— MG/7.3/9PTS
ZORRO • This book describes how Diego de la Vega, the son of a Spanish aristocrat and a Shoshone woman, grew to become the elusive Zorro, who returns to California to reclaim the hacienda of his childhood and fight for the rights of the underprivileged. – UG/8.5/26PTS.
BLAIR’S NIGHTMARE • David tries to help Blair find his "imaginary" dog before they are all found by criminals hiding in their neighborhood.— MG/7.3/6PTS.
A.B.C. MURDERS • First Mrs. Ascher, then Betty Bernard . . . could Poirot stop the killer before he got to C?— UG/7.6/12.0 • MOST MYSTERIES BY Agatha Christie are 7.0 and Higher
BLOOD GOLD • After an arduous journey, Will Dwindle and his friend Ben finally reach California in 1849 intending to bring home the man who betrayed the honor of a girl back home in Philadelphia, but find themselves tempted by the riches of the Gold Rush.—MG/7.2/7PTS.
BLUE CASTLE • Valancy found romance in her dreams--little dreaming they might come true— UG/7.2/11PTS.
ABSOLUTE POWER • A tale of greed, ambition, and murder. A suspenseful thriller that will change the way you think about Washington and powerUG/7.1/28PTS.
BRISINGR • Eragon upholds the oath he made to save Katrina from King Galbatorix, while being pulled in different directions by the needs of the Varden, elves, and dwarves - all of whom need his help and strength to overcome the tyranny of the king. –
UG/7.8/45PTS. • PART OF ERAGON SERIES
BUCKING THE TIGER • This book gives a fictionalized account of the life of John Henry "Doc" Holliday, a legend of the American West— UG/8.2/16PTS.
BUCKSKIN BRIGADES • The journals of Lewis and Clark record the death of a Blackfeet Indian chief killed in an encounter with their expedition. In the same journal is a reference to a white man who was living with the Blackfeet a few miles away. This is his story.UG/7.3/12PTS.
CALICO CAPTIVE • In 1754, an Indian raid on her small New Hampshire town leaves Miriam Willard a prisoner of the Indians, forced to take part in a harrowing march north.-MG/7.1/9PTS.
CALLAGHEN • An Irish veteran of 20 years of gun battles follows an underground river of gold to face his destiny— UG/8.9/12PTS. • MOST LOUIS L’AMOUR WESTERNS ARE 7.0+
CASE OF THE BIZARRE BOUQUETS • Fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes, disguised as a beautiful woman, finds clues in floral bouquets as she searches for the missing Doctor Watson, a companion of her famous older brother Sherlock.— MG7.4/6PTS.
CASE OF THE PECULIAR PINK FAN • While fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes endeavors to save her friend Lady Cecily Alistair from an unwelcome arranged marriage, she meets with some assistance from her older brother Sherlock and interference by the eldest, Mycroft.— MG/7.3/6PTS.
CAT WHO MOVED A MOUNTAIN • Jim Qwilleran and his two mystery-solving cats move to the Potato mountains and get involved in the murder of a land developer— MG/7.0/14PTS. • MANY OF THE BRAUN MYSTERIES ARE 7.0+
THE CHANGEOVER • Laura must make a "Changeover" into witch-hood to rescue her brother from a mysterious illness.—UG/7.0/11
CHRISTY • Christy leaves home to teach school in the remote Smoky Mountains and finds her faith severely challenged.— UG/10/29PTS
COLD MOUNTAIN • A confederate soldier wounded and disillusioned in the fighting at Petersburg decides to walk back to his home.-UG/7.5/28PTS
COME A STRANGER • Mina's deep love for a grown-up minister drives her to seek a way to give him an unforgettable remembrance, restoration of his faith—UG/7.0/14PTS.
THE CONTENDER • After a successful start in a boxing career, a Harlem high school dropout decides that competing in the ring isn't enough of life and resolves to aim for different goals.— UG/8.0/6PTS.
DEATH WALK • Joel Rogers steals aboard a friend's plane flying to the Alaskan frontier and suddenly finds himself stranded in the wilderness and on the run from two murderers.— UG/8.6/11PTS.
DECEMBER STILLNESS • Though he makes it clear he wants to be left alone, thirteen-year-old Kelly tries to befriend Mr. Weems, a disturbed homeless Vietnam veteran who spends his days in the library— MG/7.2/7PTS.
COMA • When several minorsurgery patients inexplicably go into a coma on the operating table, a medical student determines to find the reason.— UG/7.0/19PTS.
DRAGONSONG • Forbidden by her father to indulge in music in any way, a girl on the planet Pern runs away, taking shelter with the planet’s fire lizards who, along with her music, open a new life for her.UG/7.4/10Pts. Part of a Trilogy.
DREADFUL SORRY • Molly's terrible dreams also haunt her during the day.—UG/7.2/15PTS.
EIGHT TALES OF TERROR • This collection of horror stories includes depictions of a man haunted by the spirit of his dead wife, strange plots of revenge, and a traveler trapped on a ghost ship— MG+/9.7/7PTS
ELEVENTH HOUR • The beautiful Sabrina drinks in the nourishment of her father's fascinating stories in the garden-his wonderful lifelessons about God and creation and the secrets of growing things— UG/7.7/33PTS.
ELEPHANTS CAN REMEMBER • Hercule Poirot stood on the clifftop. Here, many years earlier, there had been a fatal accident. This was followed by the discovery of two grisly bodies—a husband and wife who had been shot dead— UG/7.3/11PTS
AN ACCEPTABLE TIME. • While visiting her grandparents' farm, Polly goes back in time 3,000 years.— MG+/7.5/15.0
ACORNA • Acorna was just a little girl, with a tiny horn in the center of her forehead and curious powers, when a trio of grizzled prospectors found her drifting in an escape pod amid the asteroids-PART I OF A SERIES ALL UG/7.0+
ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER • Tom Sawyer, a mischievous 19thcentury boy in a Mississippi River town, and his friends, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher, run away from home, witness a murder, and find treasure in a cave.— MG+/8.1/12.0
ACROSS THE GRAIN • Seventeen-year-old Will must leave the seaside home he loves to go with his legal guardian, his sister, to the desert.—UG/7.4/8pts.
AFTER THE BOMB • Philip finds himself in the role of leader of his family in the face of life after the Bomb— UG/7.0/7PTS
ALL AROUND THE TOWN • A detective mystery involving multiple personalities— UG/7.8/17.0 • Most Mary Higgins Clark mysteries are 7.0+
ACROSS FIVE APRILS • Young Jethro Creighton grows from a boy to a man when he is left to take care of the family farm in Illinois during the difficult years of the Civil War.— MG/8.9/11pts.
ALL HE EVER WANTED • Nicholas Van Tassel, having glimpsed Etna Bliss standing under a street light, falls immediately in love and rearranges his entire life around the goal of making her his wife— UG/7.8/17PTS.
AND THEN I FOUND OUT THE TRUTH • Although her environmentalist mother has been declared dead, Delia is sure that she is still alive but suspects that the father of the boy she likes is trying to make sure she does not stay that way— MG+/7.2/10PTS.
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE • Ten strangers are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts, and one by one they die.— UG/7.1/11PTS.
ANDERSONVILLE • Historical novel about a Civil War prison camp in confederate Georgia.— UG/7.2/72PTS.
Anne of Green Gables. • Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middleaged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm, and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her— MG/7.6/18 PTS. • First of several in series about girl’s life. All about 7.0
ANONYMOUS REX • Vincent Rubio, a Los Angeles private investigator, is down on his luck, and his tail just will not stay put. Vincent is a dinosaur. It seems the dinosaurs faked their extinction and still roam the earth disguised in convincing costumes.UG/7.3/17PTS.
ANTRAX • The crew aboard the airship Jerle Shannara is attacked by evil forces, and Bek Rowe and his companions are pursued by the Ilse Witch. Walker is alone, caught in the dark maze beneath the ruined city of Castledown, stalked by an unseen enemy.-UG/7.0/21PTS
THE APPEAL • Billionaire Carl Trudeau, upset over a verdict against his chemical company by a Mississippi jury and convinced that the Supreme Court will not be friendly to his appeal, decides to purchase a seat on the Court by recruiting an unsuspecting candidate— UG/7.0/19PTS.
THE APPROACHING STORM • While the entire galaxy watches and waits, two Jedi and their apprentices battle impossible odds to protect the Republic.— UG/7.1/17PTS.
ARCTIC DRIFT • A silvery and slightly sinister mineral dating back to the search for the Northwest Passage is the only link NUMA director Dirk Pitt sees among a series of unsettling events.—UG/7.7/22PT
• NOVELS BY CLIVE CUSSLER 7.0+
ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING. • Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.-UG/8.0/13. Part I of a two part series. BOTH 7.0+
ATHLETIC SHORTS • This collection of short stories features characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher— UG/7.5/5pts.
BAD QUEEN • In eighteenth-century France, Marie Antoinette rails against the rules of etiquette that govern her life, even as she tries to fulfill her greatest obligation, giving birth to the next king— MG+/7.1/14PTS.
BASILISK • Two teens, who discover they are sharing the same dream of dragons, fight to stop the evil dictator from bringing their dreams to life in the form of a terrible basilisk with the power to scare people to death-UG/7.1/14PTS.
BEAT TO QUARTERS • Captain Hornblower has been ordered to find a water route across the Central American isthmus and destroy a fifty-gun Spanish ship, but Hornblower finds himself distracted by his newest passenger, the beautiful Lady Barbara Wellesley. – UG/ 7.8/14PTS.
BEAUTY-Retelling of Beauty & the Beast. • Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.— MG+/7.9/12.0
BECCA’S STORY • Becca's two boyfriends march off to the Civil War in this novel based on documentary material— MG/7.5/7pts.
THE BELL JAR • This autobiographical novel presents an ambitious and brilliant young woman's search for values and her eventual breakdown— UG/7.9/15PTS.
BELOVED • In post-Civil War Ohio, the past continues to haunt the ex-slave Sethe and the surviving members of her family.— UG/7.3/17PTS.
BEWARE, PRINCESS ELIZABETH • After the death of her father, King Henry VIII, in 1547, Elizabeth must endure the political intrigues and dangers of the reigns of her halfbrother and her halfsister, before finally becoming Queen of England. –UG/7.2./8pts.
BEYOND THE BURNING TIME • When young Betty Parris contracts a mysterious ailment that spreads to other girls in her Puritan village of Salem, Betty and her family must confront the deadly superstitions that will change their lives—MG/7.0/11PTS.
BLACK BEAUTY • One of the best loved animal stories ever written, the dramatic and heartwarming Black Beauty is told by the magnificent horse himself, from his idyllic days on a country squire's estate to his harsh fate as a London cab horseMG/7.3/10PTS.
BLACK RIBBON • Dog expert Holly Winter and her champion malamute, Rowdy, spend a week at Waggin' Tail Camp in Maine, where a dog owner turns up dead in a freak accident and Rowdy sets out to sniff out the guilty party— UG/7.3/14PTS.