This book is about a young girl named America who is chosen along with 34 other girls to compete for the heart of Prince Maxon. However, while all the other girls see this as a chance to escape from their low and middle class status, America is devastated. She is in love with her childhood friend, Aspen.
Eruption!: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives
This book centers around the 1985 eruption of Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz. It also describes the intensive work of volcanologists.
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell is a book about young love in the year 1986 in high school. Although the book is about young love, it differs in that the teens know that young love doesn't last, but are willing to risk their emotions to give it a try. The book explores the relationship of Eleanor and Park as they grow up and mature about love and their relationship.
DJ Rising, is a story about a boy named Marley who is caring for his heroin-addicted mother, while trying to keep his scholarship at a fancy prep school. He breathes in music like air, and wants to be a DJ. And after many years of practicing it finally becomes true, and he skyrockets to popularity.Until one day a tragedy happens and he is forced to choose between obligation, and following his dreams.
The 5th Wave
A series of waves have hit the Earth, waves being events leading to the downfall of life as we know it. Now down to the 5th wave, Cassie, one of the very few survivors of the human species left, feels it's better to trust no one to stay alive. She runs from "Them", beings that look human, but roam the countryside killing anyone they find. Soon she runs into Evan Walker, who may be her only hope for rescuing her brother and saving herself.
Anna Dressed in Blood
A killer ghost of a girl has been haunting her house since the 1950's. Now she happens to be a teen ghost hunter's next project.
The selection "Becoming Ben Franklin", tells the story of the life of Ben Franklin, and why he is remembered as he is now.
Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden is a narrative about the one man who escaped from a prison camp in North Korea. Known for being a ruthless leader, Kim Jung Eun keeps his own citizens captive, making it so that Shin has to fight for his life against family and friends.
Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder and Michael French is about Paul Farmer, a disease specialist who traverls to low developing countries to provide a cure and antibiotics to deadly diseases.
March by: John Lewis, Andrew Aydin is a graphic novel/ memoir about an American icons memories and his part in the civil rights movement.
Escape from camp 14 by Blaine Harden is a book about a man named Shin who was the: first person to escape from an North Korean political prison camp where he struggled and fought to survive.The book tells about his imprisonment and escape.
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Unbroken is about a bombardier during WWII named Louis Zamperini who gets stranded in the middle of the ocean. The story explains his hardships while finding his way home through enemy lines, hungry sharks, starvation and so on.
Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin
Lincoln's Grave Robbers revolves around a man named Ben Boyd and his followers who plan to steal President Lincoln's corpse, but along the way, face many challenges such as bailing Boyd out of prison for $200,000.
"Code Name Verity"- Oct. 11th, 1943, A British spy plane crashes in Nazi- occupied France. The pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the friends has a chance for survival, while the other has already lost the game. When "Verity" is arrested, she has to keep her secrets while discovering new one's on her own.
The Madmans daughter
Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true.
Into the wild nerd yonder
It’s Jessie’s sophomore year of high school. A self-professed “mathelete,” she isn’t sure where she belongs. Her two best friends have transformed themselves into punks and one of them is going after her longtime crush. Her beloved older brother will soon leave for college (and in the meantime has shaved his mohawk and started dating . . . the prom princess!) . . .
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith is a fiction story about a 17 year old girl named Hadley Sullivan who is going to her fathers second wedding in London. Hadley Sullivan misses her flight and waits for her next plane. While she goes to the waiting room she meets Oliver. The story is based around a plot of 24 hours where they try to find each other after losing each other at London's airport
Stolen by Lucy Christopher is about a girl,Gemma, who is going to her families vacation but is drugged and kidnapped by a man who has a obsession over her. Her story is based around her writing letters from victim to captor. The letters are an account of how she has tried to survive, live her nightmare, and escape.