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: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: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: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:
Tess has always been tormented by waking visions that make her question her sanity. When the orphanage she lives in burns down, she decides to face her fears and find out once and for all what is wrong with her. She believes the truth...
- 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: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: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...
- Author:Burnett, Frances HodgsonSummary:
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
- Author:Stellings, CarolineSummary:
Born in China, Nicki was abandoned to an orphanage before being adopted by a wealthy North American family. Now 16, Nicki divides her time between Hawaii and Ontario and is all set to train with a king fu grand master. When she reports...
- Author:Craven, SaraSummary:
Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees; how can she share the marital bed with a man who married her solely to...
- Author:Lewis, BeverlySummary:
Sarah Cain is a strictly modern woman living in Oregon and developing a burgeoning career in real estate. Her sister Ivy left to pursue a plain life in Amish country twelve years ago. When Ivy dies, Sarah is shocked to learn that she...
- Author:Dublin, AnneSummary:
It is 1937 Poland, and Miriam is devastated when her grandparents tell her that they can no longer survive as a family, and that the only solution is for David to go to an orphanage. Leaving her young brother behind with strangers...
- Author:Qaunaq, SakiasiSummary:
An orphan who is left on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is adopted by a polar bear elder.