It's 1962, and it seems everyone is living in fear. Twelve-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC, during the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis. Amidst the pervasive threat of nuclear war, Franny must face the tension between herself and her younger brother, figure out where she fits in with her family, and look beyond outward appearances.
The last thing Cammie Morgan remembers is leaving the Gallagher Academy to protect her friends and family from the Circle of Cavan --- an ancient terrorist organization that has been hunting her for over a year. But when Cammie wakes up in an alpine convent and discovers months have passed, she must face the fact that her memory is now a black hole.
This powerful and gripping story describes the journey of a brother and sister, eight-year-old Lucky and ten-year-old Nopi, who are kidnapped from school and forced to become child soldiers in Liberia's 14-year-long civil war.
When the friends begin freshman year at three different high schools, they promise to stay as close as ever. The Darlings know they can get through anything as long as they have each other. But now, everything they took for granted about their friendship is starting to feel less certain.
The Darlings have just begun their second semester of ninth grade, and love is in the air. In the face of both joy and heartbreak, they know that they'll always have each other. Boys come and go, but the Darlings are still forever.
When the owner of a dappled gray horse dies in a car accident, Abby Lovitt and her father take over ownership and begin training him. The horse is beautiful and knows the basics, but Abby feels there’s something different about him.
Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life. Friend. Niece. Daughter. Thief. But for the last two months, she’s simply been known as the girl who robbed the greatest museum in the world. That’s why Kat isn’t surprised when she’s asked to steal the infamous Cleopatra Emerald so it can be returned to its rightful owners.
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