Upon witnessing his famous spy-novelist father's murder just seven months after his mother's death, twelve-year-old Furious, now an orphan, seeks clues in his father's latest novel to stop the murderer before he or she strikes again.
At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and a friend on an adventure.
Thirteen-year-old Ronan Truelove finds his life turned upside down when he learns that his mother is a member of an ancient order called the Blood Guard, and it is now up to him and his companions to escape the Bend Sinister.
When Alfie McQuinn, the notorious jewel thief, is killed on a job, his last words to his son, March, are to "find jewels" and this instruction leads the boy to Jules, the twin sister he never knew he had--and the perfect partner to carry on the family business.
Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.
Cecily and Jeremy have been sent to live with their Uncle Peregrine in the English countryside, safe from the war, along with a young refugee named May. But when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding in the ruins of a nearby castle, an extraordinary adventure begins.
In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, among his Catholic school friends, and with the threat of a communist living nearby, but taking over his hospitalized sister's paper route introduces him to neighbors who he comes to rely on for help.
It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.
Irish orphans Molly and Kip travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be. Soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.
From the Egyptian pyramids to the dramatic Pompidou Center in France, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings--and the remarkable people who made them--celebrates the ingenuity of human creation.
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. But things become a lot more complicated when she befriends a gold farmer--a poor Chinese kid who has to use his online avatar to survive in the real world.
Aided by one of the four spirits of Chinese mythology, nineteen-year-old Hank becomes a superhero named the Green Turtle and sets out to rid Chinatown of the gangsters who have intimidated everyone for years and murdered his father.
When twelve-year-old Phoebe Plumm and her father are abducted by his employer, The Foundry, and taken to a savage world of living metal that is rising up against its oppressors, Phoebe and her servant Micah fight back.
Sixteen-year-old Nadia lives a privileged life in the Corporate States, but when her betrothed is killed and then wakes up in the replication tanks, the pair sets out to find a killer while keeping the secrets of human replication technology from the dangerous people who run their world.
Feeling guilty after her mother's accidental death, sixteen-year-old Tessendra Rockwood leaves Eden to fight for survival in the drought-devastated Badlands, but when she joins the rebel group Kudzu to fight government tyranny, she is in for some big surprises.
In an alternate nineteenth-century America that is still a colony of Great Britain, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees' struggle to survive is interrupted by a newcomer with no memory, bearing secrets about a terrible future.
Taking refuge among other teens who are in hiding from a government threatened by their supernatural powers, Ashala covertly practices her abilities only to be captured and interrogated about the location of her friends.
At seventeen, Daisy feels imprisoned by her brother Steven's autism and its effects, and her only escape is through her trumpet into the world of jazz; but when her parents decide to send Steven to an institution she is not ready to let him go.
Holly's grandfather leaves her his Las Vegas wedding chapel in his will, along with a letter asking her to reach out to Dax, the distractingly cute young man whose grandfather owns the chapel next door.
When a desperate man asks thirteen-year-old Carson Fender to deliver a mysterious package for him, the middle schooler discovers there's something going on in his sleepy North Dakota hometown he had never expected--something involving the CIA.
Warned away from magic all of his life, Callum endeavors to fail the trials that would admit him to the Magisterium only to be drawn into its ranks against his will and forced to confront dark elements from his past.
In the real world, Zac wouldn't--couldn't--be friends with Mia, who has questionable taste in music. In the hospital different rules apply, and a knock on the wall leads to a note and then a friendship neither of them sees coming.
Eight months after a debilitating car 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.
When aspiring astronaut Maisie and the other space camp students get the opportunity to do something amazing in space, she must prove how dangerous she can be and how far she is willing to go to protect everything she has ever loved.
When girls start experiencing strange tics and other mysterious symptoms at Colleen's high school, her small town falls victim to rumors that lead to full-blown panic, and only Colleen connects their fate to the ill-fated Salem Village three centuries ago.
Sent to an Amherst, Massachusetts, boarding school after her ex-boyfriend shoots himself, seventeen-year-old Emily expresses herself through poetry as she relives their relationship, copes with her guilt, and begins to heal.
Sadie, a wealthy, success-oriented sixteen-year-old joins the prestigious Mind Corps Fellowship program as an observer in the head of Ford, a troubled, possibly murderous boy, with whom Sadie falls in love.
Only eighteen when she is sent to Afghanistan, British army medic Elinor Nielson is continually at odds with her hardnosed bunkmate, Heidi Larson, but connects with a mysterious Afghan girl and local children, as well as an American lieutenant.
In a near-future world where everyone is controlled by their smartphones, sixteen-year-old Rory Vaughn suddenly begins listening to the voice within--which kids are taught to ignore--and discovers a terrible plot at the heart of the corporation that makes the devices.
In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide.