Patty Ho is fifteen years old, half-Taiwanese and half white. She feels too Asian to blend in at her predominantly white high school, and too white to fit in with the “China Dolls” –daughters of her mom’s potluck group. With a “perfect” older brother and overbearing, distrusting mother Patty doesn’t feel like she fits [...]
Lizzie and Hope are sisters who have taken care of each other their whole lives. With a deceased father and a neglectful mother who earns her living as a prostitute the girls were forced to watch out for one another from a young age. As the older sister, Lizzie has always protected and cared for [...]
You’re on your way to a remote archeological summer camp when you discover it has been canceled. You step off the train to use your cell phone and figure out your next step only to have the train pull away leaving you stranded and without any of your belongings.
Caution: Do NOT begin this book if you have anything important or timely to do.
Once you start reading The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams it is IMPOSSIBLE to stop.
Kyra is in some ways a typical 13 year old girl; she loves to read, has a boyfriend named [...]
Cass is a girl on a mission. She is spending the summer riding her bicycle from the suburbs of Chicago to the California coast where she will deposit her best friend’s ashes. Since Julia’s death Cass has felt alone and untethered. All of Cass’s friends were really Julia’s friends and she doesn’t know if [...]