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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai
BIOGRAPHY JNF YOUSAFZAI
I Am Malala is the memoir of a remarkable teenage girl who risked her life for the right to go to school. Raised in a changing Pakistan by an enlightened father from a poor background and a beautiful, illiterate mother from a political family, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. I Am Malala tells her story of bravery and determination in the face of extremism, detailing the daily challenges of growing up in a world transformed by terror.
Steelheart (The Reckoners) by Brandon Sanderson
SF TEEN SANDERSON
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary people extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. Epics are no friends of man. An astonishingly powerful Epic named Steelheart has installed himself as emperor. When Steelheart came to Chicago, he killed David's father. David has been studying, and planning, and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience. He has seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.
The Raft by S. A. Bodeen
TEEN BODEEN
Robbie's last-minute flight to the Midway Atoll proves to be a nightmare when the plane goes down in shark-infested waters. Fighting for her life, the co-pilot Max pulls her onto the raft, and that's when the real terror begins.
The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser
SF TEEN STRASSER
A futuristic reimagining of "Moby Dick" finds young Ishmael awakening aboard a ship on an unpolluted faraway planet where he harvests resources for a depleted Earth before witnessing his captain's growing obsession with a great sea creature.
Dry by Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
TEEN SHUSTERMAN
A lengthy California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, turning Alyssa's quiet suburban street into a warzone, and she is forced to make impossible choices if she and her brother are to survive.
Unaccompanied Minor by Hollis Gillespie
MYS TEEN GILLESPIE
On her fifteenth birthday, April Manning, whose family members all work for an airline and who has been hiding by taking one flight after another, relates the events leading up to her making a bomb threat on a jet.
Sherwood by Meagan Spooner
TEEN SPOONER
Robin of Locksley is dead. Maid Marian doesn't know how she'll go on, but the people of Locksley town, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, need a protector. And the dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff's right hand, wishes to step into Robin's shoes as Lord of Locksley and Marian's fiancé . Who is there to stop them? Marian never meant to tread in Robin's footsteps--never intended to stand as a beacon of hope to those awaiting his triumphant return. But with a sweep of his green cloak and the flash of her sword, Marian makes the choice to become her own hero: Robin Hood.
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure by Martin W. Sandler
HISTORY US 19TH JNF SAN
1897 : To save hundreds of whalers trapped by ice floes, three men attempted the impossible-- trekking 1,500 miles through the Alaskan wilderness, in winter. Author Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills.
If We Survive by Andrew Klavan
TEEN KLAVAN
When revolutionaries seize control of a country in Central America where sixteen-year-old Will is serving at a mission, he and the other volunteers find themselves in a desperate race to escape the violence and return home.
Adrift by Paul Griffin
TEEN GRIFFIN
Matt and Mike are best friends, just two working-class guys trying to earn some money in Montauk for the summer. When they meet Driana, JoJo, and Stef, three friends who live a much different life of privilege, Matt and Mike find themselves in a sticky situation where temptation rivals sensibility. Worlds collide when the group ventures out to sea aboard a small boat that Stef sneaks out from her dad's dock. As the waves rise and the fragile vessel weakens, things go horribly wrong. Adrift at sea for days, who will have what it takes to survive?
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac
SF TEEN BRUCHAC
In a world that has barely survived an apocalypse that leaves it with pre-twentieth century technology, Lozen is a monster hunter for four tyrants who are holding her family hostage.
Ascent (A Peak Marcello Adventure) by Roland Smith
TEEN SMITH
Fifteen-year-old Peak Marcello is invited to climb Hkakabo Razi, one of the most isolated mountains in the world, but getting there involves a four-week trek through a tropical rainforest that is rife with hazards, which turns out to be more dangerous than summiting the mountain itself.
Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
SF TEEN KAUFMAN
When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered. For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study... as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don't loot everything first. Mia and Jules' different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance.
Otherworld by Jason Segel
SF TEEN SEGEL
After the newest set of virtual reality gear hits the market, Simon can't wait to test it out. But, when his friend Katherine suddenly disappears after being seen with men from the same gaming company, Simon must decide how far in the game he's willing to go to save her.
The Traitor Prince by C. J. Redwine
SF TEEN REDWINE
Thrown into prison by the man who has stolen his identity, Javan is forced to fight his way out during the prison's twice-yearly tournament in the hope of gaining an audience with the king, an effort that is assisted by a slave girl who keeps a dangerous secret.
Satellite by Nick Lake
SF TEEN LAKE
Born and raised on Moon 2, Leo and the twins, Orion and Libra, are finally old enough and strong enough to endure the dangerous trip to Earth. They've been parented by teams of astronauts since birth and have run countless drills to ready themselves for every conceivable difficulty they might face on the flight. But has anything really prepared them for life on terra firma?
Mars One by Jonathan Maberry
SF TEEN MABERRY
When his family is chosen for a first mission to colonize Mars, 16-year-old Tristan reluctantly says goodbye to his girlfriend before the sabotaging acts of a terrorist group make him question the mission's purpose.
Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure by Samantha Seiple
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Chronicles Theodore Roosevelt's expedition into the Amazonian jungle to chart an unmapped river with his son Kermit and renowned Brazilian explorer Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon, a journey fraught with peril.