Presentation on theme: "Devon Davenport is a straight-A student and prominent player on her school's soccer team, but when she is linked to an abandoned baby found in the trash."— Presentation transcript:
Devon Davenport is a straight-A student and prominent player on her school's soccer team, but when she is linked to an abandoned baby found in the trash she is accused of attempted murder.
Eager to learn everything she can about her new abilities as an Immortal, Ever turns to her beloved Damen to show her the way, but just as her powers are increasing, his are in decline, and as she searches for a way to save him, she finds herself with a wrenching choice to make.
High school sophomore Liam jeopardizes his new position on the varsity basketball team when he decides to take a stand against his coach who is leading prayers before games and enforcing teamwide participation.
Mena, ostracized at church, home, and school for writing a letter of apology to a gay teen--who was harassed into trying to kill himself by her fundamentalist friends--struggles to find her way when new friends and school experiences force her to reconsider her beliefs.
In a kingdom called the Dells, Fire is the last human-shaped monster, with unimaginable beauty and the ability to control the minds of those around her, but even with these gifts she cannot escape the strife that overcomes her world.
Remy, a talented, seventeen-year-old auto mechanic, questions his decision to join his girlfriend when she starts college in Pennsylvania, after a visiting artist helps him realize what his family home in a dying West Virginia mountain town means to him.
Charlotte Usher has always struggled to fit in at her high school, and when Charlotte finds herself living in a parallel spiritual world after choking to death on a gummy bear, she tries to reconnect with the physical world while making new friends at her new school for the dead.
Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen- year-old diagnosed with mad cow disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure.
Juliet Ashton, a thirty- year-old author, writes to her publisher expressing her desire to stop covering the aftermath of WWII, but Guernsey farmer Dawsey Adams invites neighbors to write to Juliet with their stories, which puts her off at first but eventually helps her find inspiration for her next book, and her life.
Sixteen-year-old Valerie, whose boyfriend Nick committed a school shooting at the end of their junior year, struggles to cope with integrating herself back into high school life, unsure herself whether she was a hero or a villain.
Author Mitch Albom, having been asked to write a eulogy for an elderly rabbi, begins a relationship with the man in order to get to know him better, and, in the process, also becomes involved with the plight of a local pastor whose church is falling down around him, leading Mitch to better understand the importance of faith.
When thirteen- year-old Koly enters into an ill- fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it.
House of Night series, by P.C. Cast Students who sign up for this group will only have to read one book in this series. This engaging series follows 16- year-old Zoey Redbird, who gets "marked" by a vampyre tracker and begins to undergo the "change" into an actual vampyre. She has to leave her family and move into the House of Night, a boarding school for other fledglings like her. It's within the school's walls that the heart of the action takes place as Zoey meets new friends, finds love, come to terms with how her life will be different now and begins to realize her awesome new powers.
Living in a neighborhood of drug dealers and gangs in New Mexico, high school junior Eddie Corazon, a juvenile delinquent-in- training, falls in love with a girl who inspires him to rethink his life and his choices.
Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin, having agreed to handle the sale of her grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, Massachusetts, comes across an ancient key while going through the house which holds a piece of parchment with the name Deliverance Dane written on it, and in her efforts to discover more about the mysterious Deliverance, Connie soon finds herself having visions of the Salem witch trials and wondering about the extent of her family's connection to history.
Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, sixteen-year-old high-school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water.
An adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice," in which Meryton is overrun with zombies and Elizabeth Bennet does what must be done to rid the world of the flesh-eating fiends, but she is distracted by the arrival of Mr. Darcy, a rich man who harbors an air of arrogance.
Over the past thirty years, as Wesley J. Smith details in his latest book, the concept of animal rights has been seeping into the very bone marrow of Western culture. One reason for this development is that the term “animal rights” is so often used very loosely, to mean simply being nicer to animals. But although animal rights groups do sometimes focus their activism on promoting animal welfare, the larger movement they represent is actually advancing a radical belief system.
American journalist Julia Jarmond researches the brutal 1942 Nazi roundup in Paris and stumbles upon a connection between her family and one of the victims, which compels Julia to learn more about the girl's life.
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow- eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.
Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently.