THE TIME PARADOX
In his sixth adventure, boy
genius Artemis is faced with
his toughest challenge yet:
traveling back in time to
save an endangered species
from his younger self. This
entry in the popular series
will grab and keep readers'
attention, as magical
characters, and time
paradoxes combine to create
complex situations and
War-torn Afghanistan could not seem farther from
Newfoundland, but it is about to change twelve-
year-old tomboy Jack Cooper (or Jacqueline, as
her mother insists on calling her) forever.
When her father is killed in the war, she watches
helplessly as her mother crumbles under sorrow
Jack and her younger sister and brother, Tessa and
Simon, end up across the country, living on a
run-down farm in a small town on the Prairies
with a great-grandmother they didn’t know
Worried that they will be abandoned again if Gran
moves into a retirement home, Jack puts on a
brave face and encourages Tessa and Simon to
take on the challenges of their new life.
In the process, she learns that families come in many
different forms and that love, trust, and faith
can build a home anywhere.
Something’s rotten in the heart of apple
By: Joan Bauer
Hildy Biddle dreams of being a journalist. A
reporter for her high school newspaper,
The Core, she’s just waiting for a chance
to prove herself. Not content to just
cover school issues, Hildy’s drawn to the
town’s big story—the haunted old
Ludlow house. On the surface,
Banesville, USA, seems like such a
happy place, but lately, eerie
happenings and ghostly sightings are
making Hildy take a deeper look.
Her efforts to find out who is really haunting
Banesville isn’t making her popular, and
she starts wondering if she’s cut out to
be a journalist after all. But she refuses to
give up, because, hopefully, the truth
will set a few ghosts free.
HOW WE CAN SAVE THE PLANET
PREVENTING GLOBAL CLIMATE CATASTROPHY
Climate change is the single biggest
problem that humankind has ever
had to face, as we continue with
lifestyles that are way beyond the
Here Mayer Hillman explains the real
issues: what role technology can
play, how you and your
community can make changes,
and why governments must act
now to protect our planet for later
This book takes us out of the problem
and into the solution of our global
By: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Around her the workers
were screaming out
prayers and curses....
She herself was sobbing
Her only prayer was still,
"I don't want to die.“
Oh, please, God, don't let
me die, she thought.
I've never even had a
chance to live.
Bella, newly arrived in New York from Italy, gets a job at the
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. There, along with hundreds of other
immigrants, she works long hours at a grueling job under terrible
conditions. Yetta, a coworker from Russia, has been crusading for
a union, and when factory conditions worsen, she helps workers
rise up in a strike.
Wealthy Jane learns of the plight of the workers and becomes
involved with their cause.
Bella and Yetta are at work -- and Jane is visiting the factory -- on
March 25, 1911, when a spark ignites some cloth and the building
is engulfed in fire, leading to one of the worst workplace disasters
Margaret Peterson Haddix draws on extensive historical research to
bring the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to tangible life
through her thrilling story of Bella, Yetta, and Jane.
angel By: Cliff McNish
This is a captivating tale of friendship,
teen angst, and loyalty.
Freya, at the age of nine,develops an
obsession with angels that leads her
family to commit her to a hospital. She
locks her mind into this fantasy world
for several years believing that she is
Now, at 14, Freya is recovering from her
delusions, and is trying to make a new
start when Stephanie enters her life.
Stephanie believes strongly in angels.
When their lives intertwine, the story
really starts. The friendship theme is
most prevalent in this novel, and as
the story unfolds we learn about true
friendship. Cliff McNish has created a
very original story.
THEY WAY WE WORK:
GETTING TO KNOW THE AMAZING
Getting to Know the Amazing
• Macaulay turns his prodigious
curiosity and formidable talents to
anatomy and physiology.
• The opening chapter introduces
basic concepts of cellular biology
and chemistry while subsequent
chapters take us through the body
• Humor occasionally leavens the
information, which, though often
complex and technical, is clearly
and succinctly presented in double-
page spreads, accompanied by an
illuminating array of illustrations.