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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin A. Saenz Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before. Book 1
Ashfall 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Ashfall by Mike Mullin Book 2 After the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, fifteen-year-old Alex must journey from Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Illinois to find his parents and sister, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living have vanished.
Bomb 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon By Steve Sheinkin Book 3 Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
Code Name Verity 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Book 4 In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi- occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must do to survive while keeping secret all that she can.
Colin Fischer 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Colin Fischer by Ashley Miller & Zach Stentz Book 5 A boy with autism teams up with the high school bully to get to the bottom of a cafeteria crime.
Devil in the White City 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Book 6 An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
Discovering Wes Moore 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore Book 7 A military paratrooper and White House fellow contrasts events from his life with those of a man with the same name from the same place who’s serving a life sentence in prison, to explore the issues that separate the outcomes of success and failure.
The Diviners 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Diviners by Libba Bray Book 8 After humiliating her parents with her unrestrained behavior at a party, Evie is sent to live with her eccentric uncle in New York City – a “punishment" that utterly delights Evie, who can't wait to enjoy the Roaring Twenties. But when her Uncle Will, curator of the Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, is called on to help solve a rash of bizarre, other-worldly murders, Evie is drawn in to the investigations because of a special ability she's tried to keep secret.
Ender’s Game 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card Book 9 A veteran of years of simulated war games, Ender believes he is engaged in one more computer war game when in truth he is commanding the last fleet of Earth against an alien race seeking the complete destruction of Earth.
Every day 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 every day by David Levithan Book 10 Known to him/herself only as "A," the narrator of this philosophically electrifying novel wakes up every morning in the body of a different person. This constant, inexplicable change – A is usually around the same age but has experienced different genders, ethnicities, personality types, etc. -- has made A unusually circumspect, mature, and careful not to alter anything that would impact the lives of those whose bodies s/he's inhabited. It makes for a lonely existence...until A falls in love with a girl named Rhiannon and breaks those rules, just to see her again.
Flesh & Blood So Cheap 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Flesh & Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin Book 11 Describes the conditions in the textile industry in the early 20th century that caused the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, a fire which led to the death of many young women. This book explains the fire’s impact on the labor movement and on society.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Book 12 Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge— became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years.
The List 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The List by Siobhan Vivian Book 13 Every year at Mount Washington High School somebody posts a list of the prettiest and ugliest girls from each grade--this is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, and how they are affected by the list.
Greek Mythology for Teens 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Greek Mythology for Teens by Zachary Hamby Book 14 Retells the stories of Greek mythology, discussing how their major themes can be applied to concerns in modern, everyday life and including items for discussion and short dialogues for young readers to act out the narratives.
Never Fall Down 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick Book 15 Cambodian child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond defied the odds and used all of his courage and wits to survive the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Book 16 A story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school - the world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends, of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, of those wild and poignant roller- coaster days known as growing up.
A Raisin in the Sun 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry Book 17 An African- American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award- winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family.
Seraphina 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Book 18 In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer Book 19 Wounded in Iraq while his Army unit is on convoy and treated for many months for traumatic brain injury, the first person Ben remembers from his earlier life is his autistic brother.
Supergirls 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madrid Book 20 From the super heroines of today to ‘Goddesses of Tomorrow,’ Madrid questions the position of women in the world of superhero fantasy, showing the parallels between society’s expectations and the depiction of American women in comic fiction.
Tiger Lily 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Tiger Lily By Jodi Lynn Anderson Book 21 Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy- -Peter Pan--and falls in love with him.
Tiger’s Curse 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck Book 22 Seventeen-year-old Oregon teenager Kelsey forms a bond with a circus tiger who is actually one of two brothers, Indian princes Ren and Kishan, who were cursed to live as tigers for eternity, and she travels with him to India where the tiger's curse may be broken once and for all.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Book 23 A beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. It is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story of young, sensitive, and idealistic Francie Nolan and her bittersweet formative years in the slums of Williamsburg has enchanted and inspired millions of readers for more than sixty years.
The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Book 24 At last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchhiker series: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Life, the Universe and Everything So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Mostly Harmless
Unbroken 2014 Read for a Lifetime Nex t 2013 Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Book 25 Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.