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I'll be there / by Holly Goldberg Sloan : Teens - vote for the Michigan Thumbs Up 2012 Book Award - www.mla.lib.mi.us/node/1618

I'll be there / by Holly Goldberg Sloan : Teens - vote for the Michigan Thumbs Up 2012 Book Award - www.mla.lib.mi.us/node/1618

After Ender Wiggins leaves for Battle School, his enigmatic siblings Valentine and Peter try to solve injustice at their school, while in Battle Schoo

After Ender Wiggins leaves for Battle School, his enigmatic siblings Valentine and Peter try to solve injustice at their school, while in Battle Schoo

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys  In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author's family, includes a historical note.

Tamar must unravel her Grandfather's past through a box filled with clues that lead her to discover his WWII spy life.

Tamar must unravel her Grandfather's past through a box filled with clues that lead her to discover his WWII spy life.

"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."

"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."

All time favorite read!  Have read this book cover to cover every summer since I got married...15 plus years...and I still find new insights!

All time favorite read! Have read this book cover to cover every summer since I got married...15 plus years...and I still find new insights!

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Book Review: Lexapros and Cons by Aaron Karo

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Book Review: Lexapros and Cons by Aaron Karo

Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific, by Mary Cronk Farrell (released Feb 25, 2014). When the attack on Pearl Harbor blasted the US into WWII, nurses serving in the Philippines were suddenly treating wounded and dying soldiers while bombs exploded all around them. They served in jungle hospitals and underground tunnels. Later, most were captured as prisoners of war. Pure Grit is a story of sisterhood and suffering, death and life.

Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific, by Mary Cronk Farrell (released Feb 25, 2014). When the attack on Pearl Harbor blasted the US into WWII, nurses serving in the Philippines were suddenly treating wounded and dying soldiers while bombs exploded all around them. They served in jungle hospitals and underground tunnels. Later, most were captured as prisoners of war. Pure Grit is a story of sisterhood and suffering, death and life.

The Rest Of Us Just Live Here, 2015 The New York Times Best Sellers Young Adult Hardcover winner, Patrick Ness #NYTime #GoodReads #Books

The Rest Of Us Just Live Here, 2015 The New York Times Best Sellers Young Adult Hardcover winner, Patrick Ness #NYTime #GoodReads #Books

When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate, Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.

When Jeremy Johnson Johnson's strange ability to speak to the ghost of Jacob Grimm draws the interest of his classmate, Ginger Boltinghouse, the two find themselves at the center of a series of disappearances in their hometown.

The Summer King--O.R. Melling--the Chronicles of Faerie #2

The Summer King--O.R. Melling--the Chronicles of Faerie #2

The sequel to The Green Glass Sea, by Ellen Klages. A continuation of the story of the teenage children of the scientists of Los Alamos, after WWII, and the different reactions among them about the weapon they created. Told from the perspective of the teens, it very cleverly describes this era that isn't always taught...I learned a lot, anyway!

The sequel to The Green Glass Sea, by Ellen Klages. A continuation of the story of the teenage children of the scientists of Los Alamos, after WWII, and the different reactions among them about the weapon they created. Told from the perspective of the teens, it very cleverly describes this era that isn't always taught...I learned a lot, anyway!

Book that changed my life!;)

Book that changed my life!;)

In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.

In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.