Invictus by Ryan Graudin is about a teenage boy named Farway Gaius McCarthy who is kicked out of a time traveling academy, despite being at the top of his class. Life doesn't seem to look too great for Far, but it gets a whole lot more complicated when he gets involved with the black market and some shady dealings plundering through time.
Riley Young returns to Lawton with her parents and daughter, Bryony, so her grandma with Alzheimer's disease can be cared for by her family. Yet Riley has some reservations about returning.
Odette has spun mystical, magical tales for her younger sister Trudchen ever since they were little. Now that she’s older, however, Tru is starting to lose the magic from these stories. She’s realizing that they were nothing more than just that, stories.
Imagine yourself in a world where some people are known as Gracelings. People who possess extreme skills ranging from opening your mouth as big as your head to being able to read other people’s minds. Imagine what it would be to be a Graceling,when your eyes settle into 2 different colors and you become the property of the King from birth. What would that life be like?.....
Fun Facts: Published April 11th 2017 Realistic Fiction Ages 9-13 4 stars out 5 One Hundred Spaghetti Strings in a realistic fiction book by Jen Nails. [...]
The book follows 15 year old Anna, as her plane gets hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in order to get their own hostages released. Anna and the other passengers must endure food and water deprivation as well as rigged explosives during their ordeal as chaos swirls around them.
No on can deny that Darcy Prentiss has a reputation. She's been with nearly every guy in town. But now, this reputation is coming back to bite her. All she hears around town are whispers of what happened that one Fourth of July with Shea Gaines.