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By Ernest Drake, Dugald Steer. 2003
Describes the origins of dragonology and how it is probably the most rewarding of the natural sciences and at the… same time one of the oldest and least researched. Includes the first dragons of the world, dragons' life cycle, behaviour and much more. Grades 4-7. Bestseller 2005. 2003. Uniform title: Dragonology
By Veronica Roth. 2011
In a future Chicago, society is divided into five factions. During the Choosing Ceremony, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must pick her… lifelong faction. But Beatrice discovers she is an anomaly - a divergent - who does not fit anywhere. Followed by "Insurgent". For Senior High and older readers. 2011.
By Brian Jacques. 2002
In 1620, a boy and his dog are rescued from the doomed ship, Flying Dutchman, by an angel who guides… them in travelling the world, eternally helping those in great need. Grades 5-8. Followed by "The angel's command". Bestseller. 2002.
By Nicholas Sparks. 1999
Fifty-seven-year-old Landon thinks back to 1958, the year that changed his life. Pious, bible-carrying Jamie Sullivan asks seventeen-year-old Landon to… costar with her in the Christmas play written by her preacher father. As they spend time together, Landon is shocked to realize he's falling in love. Bestseller. 1999.
By Britney Spears, Lynne Spears. 2001
Fourteen-year-old singer Holly Faye Lovell shares a close relationship with her single mother, a seamstress in Biscay, Mississippi. When Holly… wins a scholarship to a prestigious music school, she becomes embarrassed about her humble roots. Meanwhile Holly's mother considers revealing a secret. For junior and senior high readers. Bestseller. 2001.
By J. K Rowling. 2001
A fictitious text from Harry Potter's School, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Did you know that there are 700… ways of committing a foul in Quidditch? Have you ever wondered how the Bludgers came into existence or why Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes? This copy of a volume in Hogwarts School Library contains everything you need to know. Grades 4-7. 2001.
By John Green. 2012
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis, until a chance meeting with a boy… at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. For senior high readers. Bestseller. 2012.
By Cherie Dimaline. 2017
In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led… to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow - and dreams - means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old and his companions struggle for survival, attempt to reunite with loved ones, and take refuge from the "recruiters" who seek them out to bring them to the marrow-stealing 'factories.' For senior high readers. Bestseller. Canada Reads 2018. Winner of the 2017 Governor General’s Award for Young People's Literature and the 2018 Amy Mathers Teen Book Award. Winner of the 2018 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young Adult Literature. 2017.
By J. K Rowling. 2014
As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid's motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last… time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is now broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves, and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin - Harry must stand and face his enemy. Sequel to "Harry Potter and the half-blood prince". For junior and senior high readers. 2014.
By Veronica Roth. 2012
In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest… of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all. Followed by "Insurgent". For junior and senior high readers. Bestseller. 2012.
By Candace Bushnell. 2003
Social-climbing Janey Wilcox, last seen in "Four Blondes", becomes a successful New York model. She marries a millionaire movie mogul… and lives in the fast lane, but can't escape her sordid past or really love anyone. So she moves to Hollywood. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2003.
By Jennifer Niven, Vanessa Rubio-Barreau. 2015
Quand Violet et Finch se rencontrent, ils sont au bord du vide, en haut de la tour du lycée, décidés… à en finir avec la vie. Finch est la bête curieuse de l'école. Il oscille entre les périodes d'accablement, dominées par des idées morbides et les phases d'éveil où il déborde d'énergie. De son côté, Violet avait tout pour elle. Mais, neuf mois plus tôt, sa sœur adorée est morte dans un accident de voiture. La survivante a perdu pied, s'est isolée et s'est laissé submerger par la culpabilité. Pour Violet et Finch, c'est le début d'une histoire d'amour bouleversante: l'histoire d'une fille qui réapprend à vivre avec un garçon qui veut mourir. Pour les lecteurs du collégial. Best-seller. 2015. Titre uniforme: All the bright places.
By Brian Jacques. 2001
In 1620, a boy and his dog are rescued from the doomed ship, Flying Dutchman, by an angel who guides… them in travelling the world, eternally helping those in great need.
By John Green. 2013
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis, until a chance meeting with a boy… at a cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. For senior high readers. 2013.
By Lemony Snicket. 2003
On the run after being falsely accused of murder, the three Baudelaire orphans--Violet, Klaus, and Sunny--find themselves in Heimlich Hospital,… with the evil Count Olaf in close pursuit. Sequel to The Vile Village. Grades 4-7. Bestseller. 2001.
By Brian Jacques. 2003
A young otter, kidnapped in his infancy and raised as a warrior-thief by a band of vermin, leaves the tribe… and goes off to seek adventures of his own. Grades 5-8. Sequel to "Lord Brocktree", followed by "Triss". Bestseller. 2003.
By Steve Martin. 2000
Artistic Mirabelle has an uninspiring job behind the glove counter at Neiman Marcus in Los Angeles, but what she really… craves is love. Then smitten Seattle millionaire Ray Porter sends Mirabelle the gloves he purchased from her, beginning an unconventional relationship. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2000.
By Sara Pennypacker. 2016
Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. One day, the unimaginable happens, Peter's… dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be, with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. Grades 4-7. Bestseller. 2016.
By Candace Bushnell. 2008
Social-climbing and famous tenants have trouble co-existing in a coveted Greenwich Village art-deco apartment building. As novelist Philip Oakland begins… an affair with his new research assistant, famed actress and his former lover Schiffer Diamond returns home. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2008.
By Candace Bushnell. 2005
New York. Three women juggle careers and relationships. Editor Nico faces competition at work while contemplating an affair; producer Wendy… completes a new film while her husband remains unemployed; fashion designer Victory's new line fails while a billionaire courts her. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2005.