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The Diary of a Young Girl

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life Anne Frank s remarkable diary has since become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit br br In with Nazis occupying Holland a thirteen year old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding For the next two years until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo they and another family lived cloistered in the Secret Annexe of an old office building Cut off from the outside world they faced hunger boredom the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters and the ever present threat of discovery and death br br In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period By turns thoughtful moving and amusing her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short


Red Handed (Young Adult Alien Huntress, #1)

i She s been chosen to fight the elusive enemy among us i p Phoenix Germaine has been trying to earn back her mother s trust after going into rehab and kicking Onadyn the drug of choice for New Chicago teens But when a party in the woods turns into an all out battle with the most ferocious aliens Phoenix has never seen she s brought home in what appears to be an Onadyn induced state Hello reform school p p Except what her mother doesn t know is that Phoenix has just been recruited to join the elite Alien Investigation and Removal agency where she ll learn to fight dirty track hard and destroy the enemy Her professional training will be rigorous and dangerous and the fact that one of her instructors is Ryan Stone the drop dead gorgeous nineteen year old agent she met in the woods that night doesn t make things any easier Especially when dating him is totally against the rules p p Wildly imaginative action packed and thrilling Red Handed launches Gena Showalter s stunning new alien huntress series p


A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (Young Adult)

Bill Bryson s own fascination with science began with a battered old school book he had when he was about ten or eleven years old It had an illustration that captivated him a diagram showing Earth s interior as it would look if you cut into it with a large knife and removed about a quarter of its bulk The idea of lots of startled cars and people falling off the edge of that sudden cliff and miles is a pretty long way to fall was what grabbed him in the beginning but gradually his attention turned to what the picture was trying to teach him namely that Earth s interior is made up of several different layers of materials and at the very centre is a glowing sphere of iron and nickel br as hot as the Sun s surface according to the caption And he very clearly remembers thinking How do they know that br br Bill s storytelling skill makes the How and just as importantly the Who of scientific discovery entertaining and accessible for all ages He covers the wonder and mystery of time and space the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used and the mind boggling fact that somehow the universe exists and against all odds life came to be on this wondrous planet we call home


Blacklisted (Young Adult Alien Huntress, #2)

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The Book Thief (Definitions Young Adult)

b SPECIAL TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with exclusive extra behind the scenes material from the author b br i i br i It is In Nazi Germany the country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still i br i i br By her brother s graveside Liesel s life is changed forever when she picks up a single object abandoned in the snow It is i The Gravedigger s Handbook i and this is her first act of book thievery So begins Liesel s love affair with books and words and soon she is stealing from Nazi book burnings the mayor s wife s library wherever there are books to be found br br But these are dangerous times and when Liesel s foster family hides a Jew in their basement nothing will ever be the same again br br In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time br br Now a major film from Twentieth Century Fox starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter Adult)

Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen since he has already survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion But his hopes for a quiet term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed when a maniacal mass murderer escapes from Azkaban pursued by the soul sucking Dementors who guard the prison It s assumed that Hogwarts is the safest place for Harry to be But is it a coincidence that he can feel eyes watching him in the dark and should he be taking Professor Trelawney s ghoulish predictions seriously


Romeo and Juliet

In i Romeo and Juliet i Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love The story is rather extraordinary in that the normal problems faced by young lovers are here so very large It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover s affection for each other rather the Montagues and the Capulets are on opposite sides in a blood feud and are trying to kill each other on the streets of Verona Every time a member of one of the two families dies in the fight his relatives demand the blood of his killer Because of the feud if Romeo is discovered with Juliet by her family he will be killed Once Romeo is banished the only way that Juliet can avoid being married to someone else is to take a potion that apparently kills her so that she is burried with the bodies of her slain relatives In this violent death filled world the movement of the story from love at first sight to the union of the lovers in death seems almost inevitable br p What is so striking about this play is that despite its extraordinary setting one perhaps reflecting Elizabethan attitudes about hot blooded Italians it has become the quintessential story of young love Because most young lovers feel that they have to overcome giant obstacles in order to be together because they feel that they would rather die than be kept apart and especially because the language Shakespeare gives his young lovers is so exquisite allowing them to say to each other just what we would all say to a lover if we only knew how it is easy to respond to this play as if it were about all young lovers rather than about a particular couple in a very unusual world When the play was rewritten in the eighteen century as i The History and Fall of Caius Marius i the violent setting became that of a particularly discordant period in classical Rome when Leonard Berstein rewrote the play as i West Side Story i he chose the violent world of New York street gangs p


Young Girls

Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence Louisa May Alcott s Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post Civil War America


The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

An internationally respected neurologist offers a revolutionary look at the brains of adolescents providing surprising insights including why smart kids often do stupid things and practical advice for adults and teens br br In this groundbreaking accessible book Dr Frances E Jensen a mother teacher researcher and internationally known expert in neurology introduces us to the mystery and magic of the teen brain One of the first books to focus exclusively on the neurological development of adolescents The Teenage Brain presents new findings dispels widespread myths and provides practical suggestions for negotiating this difficult and dynamic life stage for both adults and adolescents br br Interweaving easy to follow scientific data with anecdotes drawn from her experiences as a parent clinician and public speaker Dr Jensen explores adolescent brain functioning and development including learning and memory and investigates the impact of influences such as drugs multitasking sleep and stress The Teenage Brain reveals how Adolescents may not be as resilient to the effects of drugs as we previously thought Occasional use of marijuana has been shown to cause lingering memory problems and long term use can affect later adulthood I Q Multi tasking causes divided attention and can reduce learning ability Emotionally stressful situations in adolescence can have permanent effects on mental health and may lead to higher risk for certain neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression br br Rigorous yet accessible warm yet direct The Teenage Brain sheds new light on young adults and provides practical suggestions for how parents schools and even the legal system can better help them during this crucial period


The Shack

Mackenzie Allen Philips youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his i Great Sadness i Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend br br Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever br br In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant i The Shack i wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book br br i book description from the back cover i


Young Adult Novel

The Wild Dada Ducks members cause all sorts of mischief around their junior high school but although the boys are not bad they like to pretend that they are true dadaists with unintentional and irrational behavior


Young Adults

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Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies

b Your hands on friendly guide to writing young adult fiction b With young adult book sales rising and bestselling authors like J K Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever Are you interested in writing a young adult novel but aren t sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers br br i Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies i gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book from developing an idea to publication br br br Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step by step guide you ll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel


Sacrifice (young adult fantasy)

Sacrifice A legacy a deadly bargain and a boy s mission br br Sacrifice tells the story of year old Taifen Kollay whose mother suddenly drops dead in front of him Her life has been claimed by the dark lord Zacotan in fulfilment of an ancient blood bargain As she lies imprisoned in Volcanus the hellish city of the dead Taifen is transported to the City of the Sacred Mountain where he must seek Argoneo mighty ruler of the Universe in order to plead his mother s case It is a thrilling and hugely enjoyable tale with its clear message of the power of love to overcome evil Sacrifice is well crafted and a compelling read that will entertain challenge and inspire


The Count of Monte Cristo (Young Learners Classic Readers)

Dantes works hard to become the captain of a ship But another man Danglars also wants to be captain By a trick Danglars sends Dantes to prison After years in prison Dantes learns about Danglars s trick He also learns about a chest of treasure buried on the island of Monte Cristo After that Dantes thinks about only two things revenge and treasure If he can escape from prison he hopes to get both


The Odyssey

A revised translation of the Odyssey based on Samuel Butler s edition from This ebook is open access and freely available on Harvard University s Center for Hellenic Studies website


The Secret Garden (Young Classics)

It s a secret garden and I m the only one in the world who wants it to be alive After the death of her parents Mary Lennox is brought from India to England to live in her uncle s remote country house on the Yorkshire moors Mary is a difficult unhappy child until one day she discovers a hidden neglected garden As she learns how to tend the garden and make things grow her life and the lives of those around her begins to change in unforeseen ways This Young Classic edition explores the real world a garden as it changes through the seasons Photography sets the scene without intruding on the story and brings The Secret Garden to life for a new generation of children


I Do (Love Stories For Young Adults, #35)

Weddings are the perfect place to fall in love br br Jane is not looking forward to being the maid of honor in her cousin Stacy s wedding To make matters worse Adam the biggest jerk at Tilson High is going to be the best man The last thing Jane wants to do is walk down the aisle with him But the more Jane gets to know Adam the more she realizes that he s actually a very cool guy And now she finds herself wishing that the wedding would last forever


Life on the Edge: A Young Adult's Guide to a Meaningful Future

In the blink of an eye says Dr James Dobson this next generation will inherit the businesses institutions and governments of the world On their shoulders will soon rest the burdens of leadership and authority They will pull the wagonload of humanity behind them


The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)

i I am tired of being used hurt and cast aside i br br b Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever b A decade ago the deadly illness swept through her nation Most of the infected perished while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings Adelina s black hair turned silver her lashes went pale and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto an abomination ruining their family s good name and standing in the way of their fortune But some of the fever s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts and though their identities remain secret they have come to be called the Young Elites br br b Teren Santoro works for the king b As Leader of the Inquisition Axis it is his job to seek out the Young Elites to destroy them before they destroy the nation He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful but it s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all br br b Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society b This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can But when the Daggers find Adelina they discover someone with powers like they ve never seen br br Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side and that Teren is the true enemy But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways as each fights a very different and personal battle But of one thing they are all certain Adelina has abilities that shouldn t belong in this world A vengeful blackness in her heart And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her br br i It is my turn to use My turn to hurt i


Tom Sawyer (Classics for Young Adults & Adults)

One of the best loved and most famous characters in southern literature springs to larger than life size thanks to Thomas Becker s inspired delivery School Library Journal


Hamlet

Arguably Shakespeare s finest and most important play em Hamlet em is also one of the most misunderstood masterpieces of world literature To be or not to be may be the question but the answer has eluded many generations of critics What does it mean to be And is everything as it seems to be These are the questions that are asked and answered in the introduction by Joseph Pearce author of em The Quest for Shakespeare em and in the tradition oriented critical essays by leading Shakespeare scholars that can be found in this groundbreaking edition of Shakespeare s masterpiece To see or not to see that is the question em The Ignatius Critical Edition em of em Hamlet em will help many people truly see the play and its deepest meaning in a new and surprising light


Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

b A classic from the author of b i b The First Phone Call from Heaven br b i br Maybe it was a grandparent or a teacher or a colleague Someone older patient and wise who understood you when you were young and searching helped you see the world as a more profound place gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it br br For Mitch Albom that person was Morrie Schwartz his college professor from nearly twenty years ago br br Maybe like Mitch you lost track of this mentor as you made your way and the insights faded and the world seemed colder Wouldn t you like to see that person again ask the bigger questions that still haunt you receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger br br Mitch Albom had that second chance He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man s life Knowing he was dying Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday just as they used to back in college Their rekindled relationship turned into one final class lessons in how to live br br i Tuesdays with Morrie i is a magical chronicle of their time together through which Mitch shares Morrie s lasting gift with the world


Crime and Punishment

strong One death in exchange for thousands of lives it s simple arithmetic strong br A new translation of Dostoevsky s epic masterpiece em Crime and Punishment em The impoverished student Raskolnikov decides to free himself from debt by killing an old moneylender an act he sees as elevating himself above conventional morality Like Napoleon he will assert his will and his crime will be justified by its elimination of vermin for the sake of the greater good But Raskolnikov is torn apart by fear guilt and a growing conscience under the influence of his love for Sonya Meanwhile the police detective Porfiry is on his trial It is a powerfully psychological novel in which the St Petersburg setting Dostoevsky s own circumstances and contemporary social problems all play their part br


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Writing And Selling The Young Adult Novel

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Now and Later: Eight Young Adult Short Stories

From a post apocalyptic cityscape to the year s most disastrous prom follow eight different heroines as they navigate their way through time and space and AP World History br br b NOW b br br i The Trouble with Firsts i From roller coaster rides to playing in a string quartet Mattie s had trouble with first times But with prom right around the corner she ll risk asking Marcus out first If the road to hell is paved with good intentions then the path to prom is strewn with crepe paper streamers and petals from dying corsages And Mattie will discover her trouble with firsts is just beginning br br i Glass Slipper i What do you do when the boy you ve known forever dumps you the day before prom with everyone in a packed cafeteria looking on Stalk him in your pajamas of course For Mira this is only the start of a not so Cinderella prom br br i Speechless i Jared s the boy who coaches her and kisses her but doesn t want to be seen with her For Kara speech team is simply a way to beef up her extra curriculars and spend time with the dead sexy class clown But now she s caught in a game that everyone wants to win everyone except maybe Jared br br i Breaking Plans i Constance has plans ones that include leaving her small town immediately after graduation Prom isn t part of her agenda Constance is proficient at breaking rules But breaking plans Never Except that might be the one thing she needs to do br br b LATER b br br i Just a Matter of Time i High school junior Sadie Lin is desperate to maintain her GPA to score high on the SATs for her dad to return from Afghanistan Time seems to crawl and slip through her fingers all at once She thinks it s all in her head br br It s not br br Gordon Bakersfield Sadie s ninth grade epic crush has plenty of time and knows where to get more He knows someone has been stealing Sadie s time And while he s not sure how to make it stop he s hoping to try But can Sadie trust him br br Only time will tell br br i What Little Remains i In a post apocalyptic city Kit ekes out an existence by tending to her rooftop garden A rift in time brings her a new friend from the past and something else far more menacing br i i i The Maze i Cadet Eppie Langtry navigates the cold and endless maze as part of the Academy s final training exercise Her exploration leads her to a fellow cadet and their combined curiosity triggers something no one expects least of all the cadre running the maze br br i Inside Out i When Lexia befriends a girl from outside a luxury spa facility she starts seeing the cracks in her mother s disastrous fifth marriage the world in which she lives and her own future br i b Bonus b i Excerpt from i The Fine Art of Holding Your Breath i


Married to the Bad Boy: Young Adult Bad Boy Romance

I didn t marry him out of love nor because I liked him I didn t marry him for his family money or wealth or for popularity Truth be told I could care less about this guy and who he was I Married the Bad Boy for protection br br Kami Van always stayed to herself at school and not every many people knew who she was She was scared to let anyone close to her and feared going home to an abusive stepfather who used her as a punching bag daily That was until the bad boy found out and stepped in He took her away from it all but it only brought more danger to her life


Macbeth: Shakespeare for Young People

This complete line by line Macbeth translation makes the language of Shakespeare s play more modern while preserving the metrical rhythm complexity and poetic qualities of the original The aim is to capture the sound and sense of Shakespeare s tragedy without the need for glosses or notes to use contemporary language without simplifying or modernizing the play in any other way


Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

b For fans of i The Wire i and i Unbroken i comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore both named Wes Moore b b One is in prison serving a life sentence for murder The other is a Rhodes Scholar an army veteran and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey b br br Two men One overcame adversity The other suffered the indignities of poverty Their stories are chronicled in i Discovering Wes Moore i a book for young people based on Wes Moore s bestselling adult memoir i The Other Wes Moore i br i i br The story of the other Wes Moore is one that the author couldn t get out of his mind not since he learned that another boy with his name just two years his senior grew up in the same Baltimore neighborhood He wrote that boy now a man a letter not expecting to receive a reply But a reply came and a friendship grew as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know each other Eventually that friendship became the inspiration for i Discovering Wes Moore i a moving and cautionary tale examining the factors that contribute to success and failure and the choices that make all the difference br br i Includes an page photo insert i


The Diary of a Young Girl

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life Anne Frank s remarkable diary has since become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit br br In with Nazis occupying Holland a thirteen year old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding For the next two years until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo they and another family lived cloistered in the Secret Annexe of an old office building Cut off from the outside world they faced hunger boredom the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters and the ever present threat of discovery and death br br In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period By turns thoughtful moving and amusing her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short


Red Handed (Young Adult Alien Huntress, #1)

i She s been chosen to fight the elusive enemy among us i p Phoenix Germaine has been trying to earn back her mother s trust after going into rehab and kicking Onadyn the drug of choice for New Chicago teens But when a party in the woods turns into an all out battle with the most ferocious aliens Phoenix has never seen she s brought home in what appears to be an Onadyn induced state Hello reform school p p Except what her mother doesn t know is that Phoenix has just been recruited to join the elite Alien Investigation and Removal agency where she ll learn to fight dirty track hard and destroy the enemy Her professional training will be rigorous and dangerous and the fact that one of her instructors is Ryan Stone the drop dead gorgeous nineteen year old agent she met in the woods that night doesn t make things any easier Especially when dating him is totally against the rules p p Wildly imaginative action packed and thrilling Red Handed launches Gena Showalter s stunning new alien huntress series p


A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (Young Adult)

Bill Bryson s own fascination with science began with a battered old school book he had when he was about ten or eleven years old It had an illustration that captivated him a diagram showing Earth s interior as it would look if you cut into it with a large knife and removed about a quarter of its bulk The idea of lots of startled cars and people falling off the edge of that sudden cliff and miles is a pretty long way to fall was what grabbed him in the beginning but gradually his attention turned to what the picture was trying to teach him namely that Earth s interior is made up of several different layers of materials and at the very centre is a glowing sphere of iron and nickel br as hot as the Sun s surface according to the caption And he very clearly remembers thinking How do they know that br br Bill s storytelling skill makes the How and just as importantly the Who of scientific discovery entertaining and accessible for all ages He covers the wonder and mystery of time and space the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used and the mind boggling fact that somehow the universe exists and against all odds life came to be on this wondrous planet we call home


Blacklisted (Young Adult Alien Huntress, #2)

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The Book Thief (Definitions Young Adult)

b SPECIAL TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with exclusive extra behind the scenes material from the author b br i i br i It is In Nazi Germany the country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still i br i i br By her brother s graveside Liesel s life is changed forever when she picks up a single object abandoned in the snow It is i The Gravedigger s Handbook i and this is her first act of book thievery So begins Liesel s love affair with books and words and soon she is stealing from Nazi book burnings the mayor s wife s library wherever there are books to be found br br But these are dangerous times and when Liesel s foster family hides a Jew in their basement nothing will ever be the same again br br In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time br br Now a major film from Twentieth Century Fox starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter Adult)

Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen since he has already survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion But his hopes for a quiet term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed when a maniacal mass murderer escapes from Azkaban pursued by the soul sucking Dementors who guard the prison It s assumed that Hogwarts is the safest place for Harry to be But is it a coincidence that he can feel eyes watching him in the dark and should he be taking Professor Trelawney s ghoulish predictions seriously


Romeo and Juliet

In i Romeo and Juliet i Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love The story is rather extraordinary in that the normal problems faced by young lovers are here so very large It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover s affection for each other rather the Montagues and the Capulets are on opposite sides in a blood feud and are trying to kill each other on the streets of Verona Every time a member of one of the two families dies in the fight his relatives demand the blood of his killer Because of the feud if Romeo is discovered with Juliet by her family he will be killed Once Romeo is banished the only way that Juliet can avoid being married to someone else is to take a potion that apparently kills her so that she is burried with the bodies of her slain relatives In this violent death filled world the movement of the story from love at first sight to the union of the lovers in death seems almost inevitable br p What is so striking about this play is that despite its extraordinary setting one perhaps reflecting Elizabethan attitudes about hot blooded Italians it has become the quintessential story of young love Because most young lovers feel that they have to overcome giant obstacles in order to be together because they feel that they would rather die than be kept apart and especially because the language Shakespeare gives his young lovers is so exquisite allowing them to say to each other just what we would all say to a lover if we only knew how it is easy to respond to this play as if it were about all young lovers rather than about a particular couple in a very unusual world When the play was rewritten in the eighteen century as i The History and Fall of Caius Marius i the violent setting became that of a particularly discordant period in classical Rome when Leonard Berstein rewrote the play as i West Side Story i he chose the violent world of New York street gangs p


Young Girls

Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence Louisa May Alcott s Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post Civil War America


The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

An internationally respected neurologist offers a revolutionary look at the brains of adolescents providing surprising insights including why smart kids often do stupid things and practical advice for adults and teens br br In this groundbreaking accessible book Dr Frances E Jensen a mother teacher researcher and internationally known expert in neurology introduces us to the mystery and magic of the teen brain One of the first books to focus exclusively on the neurological development of adolescents The Teenage Brain presents new findings dispels widespread myths and provides practical suggestions for negotiating this difficult and dynamic life stage for both adults and adolescents br br Interweaving easy to follow scientific data with anecdotes drawn from her experiences as a parent clinician and public speaker Dr Jensen explores adolescent brain functioning and development including learning and memory and investigates the impact of influences such as drugs multitasking sleep and stress The Teenage Brain reveals how Adolescents may not be as resilient to the effects of drugs as we previously thought Occasional use of marijuana has been shown to cause lingering memory problems and long term use can affect later adulthood I Q Multi tasking causes divided attention and can reduce learning ability Emotionally stressful situations in adolescence can have permanent effects on mental health and may lead to higher risk for certain neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression br br Rigorous yet accessible warm yet direct The Teenage Brain sheds new light on young adults and provides practical suggestions for how parents schools and even the legal system can better help them during this crucial period


The Shack

Mackenzie Allen Philips youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his i Great Sadness i Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend br br Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever br br In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant i The Shack i wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book br br i book description from the back cover i


Young Adult Novel

The Wild Dada Ducks members cause all sorts of mischief around their junior high school but although the boys are not bad they like to pretend that they are true dadaists with unintentional and irrational behavior


Young Adults

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Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies

b Your hands on friendly guide to writing young adult fiction b With young adult book sales rising and bestselling authors like J K Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever Are you interested in writing a young adult novel but aren t sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers br br i Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies i gives you tricks of the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book from developing an idea to publication br br br Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authentic teen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step by step guide you ll have all the skills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel


Sacrifice (young adult fantasy)

Sacrifice A legacy a deadly bargain and a boy s mission br br Sacrifice tells the story of year old Taifen Kollay whose mother suddenly drops dead in front of him Her life has been claimed by the dark lord Zacotan in fulfilment of an ancient blood bargain As she lies imprisoned in Volcanus the hellish city of the dead Taifen is transported to the City of the Sacred Mountain where he must seek Argoneo mighty ruler of the Universe in order to plead his mother s case It is a thrilling and hugely enjoyable tale with its clear message of the power of love to overcome evil Sacrifice is well crafted and a compelling read that will entertain challenge and inspire


The Count of Monte Cristo (Young Learners Classic Readers)

Dantes works hard to become the captain of a ship But another man Danglars also wants to be captain By a trick Danglars sends Dantes to prison After years in prison Dantes learns about Danglars s trick He also learns about a chest of treasure buried on the island of Monte Cristo After that Dantes thinks about only two things revenge and treasure If he can escape from prison he hopes to get both


The Odyssey

A revised translation of the Odyssey based on Samuel Butler s edition from This ebook is open access and freely available on Harvard University s Center for Hellenic Studies website


The Secret Garden (Young Classics)

It s a secret garden and I m the only one in the world who wants it to be alive After the death of her parents Mary Lennox is brought from India to England to live in her uncle s remote country house on the Yorkshire moors Mary is a difficult unhappy child until one day she discovers a hidden neglected garden As she learns how to tend the garden and make things grow her life and the lives of those around her begins to change in unforeseen ways This Young Classic edition explores the real world a garden as it changes through the seasons Photography sets the scene without intruding on the story and brings The Secret Garden to life for a new generation of children


I Do (Love Stories For Young Adults, #35)

Weddings are the perfect place to fall in love br br Jane is not looking forward to being the maid of honor in her cousin Stacy s wedding To make matters worse Adam the biggest jerk at Tilson High is going to be the best man The last thing Jane wants to do is walk down the aisle with him But the more Jane gets to know Adam the more she realizes that he s actually a very cool guy And now she finds herself wishing that the wedding would last forever


Life on the Edge: A Young Adult's Guide to a Meaningful Future

In the blink of an eye says Dr James Dobson this next generation will inherit the businesses institutions and governments of the world On their shoulders will soon rest the burdens of leadership and authority They will pull the wagonload of humanity behind them


The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)

i I am tired of being used hurt and cast aside i br br b Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever b A decade ago the deadly illness swept through her nation Most of the infected perished while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings Adelina s black hair turned silver her lashes went pale and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto an abomination ruining their family s good name and standing in the way of their fortune But some of the fever s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts and though their identities remain secret they have come to be called the Young Elites br br b Teren Santoro works for the king b As Leader of the Inquisition Axis it is his job to seek out the Young Elites to destroy them before they destroy the nation He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful but it s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all br br b Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society b This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can But when the Daggers find Adelina they discover someone with powers like they ve never seen br br Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side and that Teren is the true enemy But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways as each fights a very different and personal battle But of one thing they are all certain Adelina has abilities that shouldn t belong in this world A vengeful blackness in her heart And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her br br i It is my turn to use My turn to hurt i


Tom Sawyer (Classics for Young Adults & Adults)

One of the best loved and most famous characters in southern literature springs to larger than life size thanks to Thomas Becker s inspired delivery School Library Journal


Hamlet

Arguably Shakespeare s finest and most important play em Hamlet em is also one of the most misunderstood masterpieces of world literature To be or not to be may be the question but the answer has eluded many generations of critics What does it mean to be And is everything as it seems to be These are the questions that are asked and answered in the introduction by Joseph Pearce author of em The Quest for Shakespeare em and in the tradition oriented critical essays by leading Shakespeare scholars that can be found in this groundbreaking edition of Shakespeare s masterpiece To see or not to see that is the question em The Ignatius Critical Edition em of em Hamlet em will help many people truly see the play and its deepest meaning in a new and surprising light


Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

b A classic from the author of b i b The First Phone Call from Heaven br b i br Maybe it was a grandparent or a teacher or a colleague Someone older patient and wise who understood you when you were young and searching helped you see the world as a more profound place gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it br br For Mitch Albom that person was Morrie Schwartz his college professor from nearly twenty years ago br br Maybe like Mitch you lost track of this mentor as you made your way and the insights faded and the world seemed colder Wouldn t you like to see that person again ask the bigger questions that still haunt you receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger br br Mitch Albom had that second chance He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man s life Knowing he was dying Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday just as they used to back in college Their rekindled relationship turned into one final class lessons in how to live br br i Tuesdays with Morrie i is a magical chronicle of their time together through which Mitch shares Morrie s lasting gift with the world


Crime and Punishment

strong One death in exchange for thousands of lives it s simple arithmetic strong br A new translation of Dostoevsky s epic masterpiece em Crime and Punishment em The impoverished student Raskolnikov decides to free himself from debt by killing an old moneylender an act he sees as elevating himself above conventional morality Like Napoleon he will assert his will and his crime will be justified by its elimination of vermin for the sake of the greater good But Raskolnikov is torn apart by fear guilt and a growing conscience under the influence of his love for Sonya Meanwhile the police detective Porfiry is on his trial It is a powerfully psychological novel in which the St Petersburg setting Dostoevsky s own circumstances and contemporary social problems all play their part br


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Writing And Selling The Young Adult Novel

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Now and Later: Eight Young Adult Short Stories

From a post apocalyptic cityscape to the year s most disastrous prom follow eight different heroines as they navigate their way through time and space and AP World History br br b NOW b br br i The Trouble with Firsts i From roller coaster rides to playing in a string quartet Mattie s had trouble with first times But with prom right around the corner she ll risk asking Marcus out first If the road to hell is paved with good intentions then the path to prom is strewn with crepe paper streamers and petals from dying corsages And Mattie will discover her trouble with firsts is just beginning br br i Glass Slipper i What do you do when the boy you ve known forever dumps you the day before prom with everyone in a packed cafeteria looking on Stalk him in your pajamas of course For Mira this is only the start of a not so Cinderella prom br br i Speechless i Jared s the boy who coaches her and kisses her but doesn t want to be seen with her For Kara speech team is simply a way to beef up her extra curriculars and spend time with the dead sexy class clown But now she s caught in a game that everyone wants to win everyone except maybe Jared br br i Breaking Plans i Constance has plans ones that include leaving her small town immediately after graduation Prom isn t part of her agenda Constance is proficient at breaking rules But breaking plans Never Except that might be the one thing she needs to do br br b LATER b br br i Just a Matter of Time i High school junior Sadie Lin is desperate to maintain her GPA to score high on the SATs for her dad to return from Afghanistan Time seems to crawl and slip through her fingers all at once She thinks it s all in her head br br It s not br br Gordon Bakersfield Sadie s ninth grade epic crush has plenty of time and knows where to get more He knows someone has been stealing Sadie s time And while he s not sure how to make it stop he s hoping to try But can Sadie trust him br br Only time will tell br br i What Little Remains i In a post apocalyptic city Kit ekes out an existence by tending to her rooftop garden A rift in time brings her a new friend from the past and something else far more menacing br i i i The Maze i Cadet Eppie Langtry navigates the cold and endless maze as part of the Academy s final training exercise Her exploration leads her to a fellow cadet and their combined curiosity triggers something no one expects least of all the cadre running the maze br br i Inside Out i When Lexia befriends a girl from outside a luxury spa facility she starts seeing the cracks in her mother s disastrous fifth marriage the world in which she lives and her own future br i b Bonus b i Excerpt from i The Fine Art of Holding Your Breath i


Married to the Bad Boy: Young Adult Bad Boy Romance

I didn t marry him out of love nor because I liked him I didn t marry him for his family money or wealth or for popularity Truth be told I could care less about this guy and who he was I Married the Bad Boy for protection br br Kami Van always stayed to herself at school and not every many people knew who she was She was scared to let anyone close to her and feared going home to an abusive stepfather who used her as a punching bag daily That was until the bad boy found out and stepped in He took her away from it all but it only brought more danger to her life


Macbeth: Shakespeare for Young People

This complete line by line Macbeth translation makes the language of Shakespeare s play more modern while preserving the metrical rhythm complexity and poetic qualities of the original The aim is to capture the sound and sense of Shakespeare s tragedy without the need for glosses or notes to use contemporary language without simplifying or modernizing the play in any other way


Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

b For fans of i The Wire i and i Unbroken i comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore both named Wes Moore b b One is in prison serving a life sentence for murder The other is a Rhodes Scholar an army veteran and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey b br br Two men One overcame adversity The other suffered the indignities of poverty Their stories are chronicled in i Discovering Wes Moore i a book for young people based on Wes Moore s bestselling adult memoir i The Other Wes Moore i br i i br The story of the other Wes Moore is one that the author couldn t get out of his mind not since he learned that another boy with his name just two years his senior grew up in the same Baltimore neighborhood He wrote that boy now a man a letter not expecting to receive a reply But a reply came and a friendship grew as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know each other Eventually that friendship became the inspiration for i Discovering Wes Moore i a moving and cautionary tale examining the factors that contribute to success and failure and the choices that make all the difference br br i Includes an page photo insert i