After modern science turns every human into a genetic time bomb with men dying at age twenty-five and women dying at age twenty, girls are kidnapped and married off in order to repopulate the world.
- Author:DeStefano, LaurenSummary:
- Author:Kositsky, LynneSummary:
After her father disappears on Crystal Night, fifteen-year-old Freda, her mother and Freda's younger sister flee Germany for the -safe haven- of Shanghai. But the safe haven becomes anything but safe when Freda's mother abandons her...
- Author:George, K.Summary:
High on the slopes of mighty Mount Olympus glide the winged horses of the ancient gods. Here up high is normally no place for a lost, parentless girl like Pippa. But once every hundred years, the gods and goddesses descend to the mortal...
- Author:Carmichael, ClaySummary:
Stubborn, self-reliant, eleven-year-old Zoe, recently orphaned, moves to the country to live with her prickly half-uncle, a famous doctor and sculptor, and together they learn about trust and the strength of family.
- Author:Thomas, JodiSummary:
When he puts Rose McMurray's life in danger, Texas Ranger Duncan McMurray, who has watched out for Rose since they were children, tries to protect her from an outlaw gang determined to kill her, without letting her know.
- Author:Sutton, KelseySummary:
For as long as she can remember, Alexandra Tate has been able to see personified Emotions, and she's found a best friend in Revenge. He's her constant companion as she waits outside Nate Foster's house, clutching a gun. Every night...
- Author:Jacques, BrianSummary:
Continuing their adventures through space and time, Ben and his faithful dog, Ned, find themselves in the Mediterranean region in 1703, befriended by a troupe of traveling entertainers and relentlessly pursued by ruthless Barbary slave...
- Author:Perro, Bryan, Milette, ÉtienneSummary:
Victor VIe est un pigeon voyageur hors de l'ordinaire. Son remarquable sens de l'orientation ainsi que son tempérament de meneur seront rudement épourvés lors de la toute première course des pigeons de Pierre Van Aker. L'avenir du jeune...
- Author:Machado, Ana Maria, Springer, JaneSummary:
A fast-moving middle-grade novel set in the seventeenth century about two Portuguese orphans who are sent to Brazil where they encounter slaves from Africa. Together with their new friend, an aboriginal boy, they work towards reuniting...
- Author:Bunting, EveSummary:
In the late 1800s, Marianne travels westward on the Orphan Train in hopes of being placed with a caring family.
- Author:Houck, ColleenSummary:
After battling the villainous Lokesh, Kelsey and the Indian princes Ren and Kishan return to India, where Kelsey learns that Ren has amnesia, and five cunning dragons try to keep the trio from breaking the curse that binds them.
- Author:Houck, ColleenSummary:
Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan race against time and the evil sorcerer, Lokesh, on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal as they seek Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, that will finally break the tiger's curse.
- Author:Chima, Cinda WilliamsSummary:
Sixteen-year-old Seph, a powerful wizard, gets caught up in a conflict between the Wizard Council, smaller groups with their own agendas, and a rogue politician--the Dragon--whose identity and whereabouts the others seek to know.
- Author:Armstrong, KelleySummary:
In this paranormal YA thriller, Tess embarks on a quest to find out the truth about her parents and realizes that she possesses unusual powers that link her to the past.
- Author:Montgomery, L. M.Summary:
A fourteen-year-old orphan spins irresistible tales for both young and old in the town of Carlisle on Prince Edward Island, Canada. From the author of Anne of Green Gables
- Author:Santos, Steven DosSummary:
This time, there are no choices. Lucian “Lucky” Spark leads a double life. By day, he trains to become one of the Establishment elite. At night, he sabotages his oppressors from within, seeking to avenge the murder of his love, Digory...
- Author:Blackwood, Gary L.Summary:
A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty.
- Author:Compton, RalphSummary:
In this Ralph Compton western, the Strange twins find themselves in double trouble... Young Jed and Tim Strange lost their father to an outlaw's bullet, and now their mother has succumbed to a fatal illness. Unable to farm their...
- Author:Ellis, Sarah, St-Aubin, BrunoSummary:
Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. For young Jack, life is tough at the Opportunities School for Orphans. But Jack is good at staying out of trouble. He has skipped over trouble, danced around...
- Author:JONES, V. M.Summary:
Abandoned on the doorstep of an orphanage twelve years ago, Adam has no idea who, or where, his parents are. He has no friends, nothing he's good at, and nowhere he really belongs. Then he wins a competition for a two day workshop...