Double Cross

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141378671

Category:

Page: 448

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Just this once . . . Please let me get away with it just this once . . . Tobey wants a better life - for him and his girlfriend Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some money just for making a few 'deliveries', just this once, would it hurt to say 'yes'? One small decision can change everything . . . The fourth novel in Malorie Blackman's powerful Noughts & Crossessequence.

Noughts & Crosses

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407047965

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 512

View: 2020

Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought - a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. But that's as far as it can go. Against a background of prejudice, distrust and mounting terrorist violence, a romance builds between Sephy and Callum - a romance that is to lead both of them into terrible danger . . .

Revealing Eden

A Novel

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Author: Victoria Foyt

Publisher: Sand Dollar PressInc

ISBN: 9780983650324

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 307

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In a post-apocalyptic world where class and beauty are defined by resistance to an overheated environment, Eden, a lowly Pearl cursed with white skin, is facing death if she does not mate with a dark-skinned Coal soon.

Noughts and Crosses

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Author: Dominic Cooke,Malorie Blackman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198326946

Category: Prejudices

Page: 136

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Dominic Cooke's acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of the bestselling novel by Malorie Blackman.

Jon for Short

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781121955

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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Jon keeps waking up from a recurring bad dream to find that he is missing his arms and parts of his legs. Kept constantly sedated, as Jon's body disappears his nightmare gets worse. The nurses seem to hate him and the doctor won't answer his questions. Who is Joe? Why do they keep calling him by that name?

Pointless Book #3

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Author: Alfie Deyes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1681883619

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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To the delight of his thriving fan base, YouTuber Alfie Deyes extends all the fun of the Pointless Blog to his third interactive activity book! Featuring never-before-seen content, fan contributions, the exclusive Pointless Book app, and more, Pointless Book #3 is the most engaging book in the series. For the first time in the Pointless series, fans were given an opportunity to directly contribute to the process by designing pages, writing pages, and helping to select the cover. Pointless Book #3 is fully illustrated and packed with a host of games, activities, and pranks. All the great content is accompanied by the Pointless Book app that chronicles Alfie completing the same challenges and includes never-before-seen content. You don’t miss this exciting and unique addition to the Pointless Book series!

Checkmate

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 140704804X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 528

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'Another emotional hard-hitter' Sunday Times My name is Callie Rose. My mum is a Cross – one of the so-called ruling elite. My dad was a Nought. My dad was a murderer. My dad was a terrorist. These facts are the only things that are mine and real. So I don’t mind so much that I’m leaving it all behind. There’s nothing here worth holding onto. Sixteen years have passed since Sephy Hadley first met Callum McGregor. For Callie Rose, growing up mixed race in a world where bitter prejudice divides Noughts and Crosses has meant she’s an outsider wherever she turns. Enter Jude McGregor. Jude teaches Callie about her real family history, and the more she learns the more he persuades her where her loyalties really lie. But soon Callie is caught in a trap she can’t get out of – one which will have deadly consequences. Voted as one of the UK's best-loved books, Malorie Blackman's Noughts & Crosses series is a seminal piece of YA fiction; a true modern classic. ‘Dramatic, intensely moving’ Carousel

Ulysses

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Author: James Joyce

Publisher: First Avenue Editions

ISBN: 1512406562

Category: Fiction

Page: 854

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An extraordinary look at an ordinary dayJune 16, 1904in the life of a middle-aged Jewish man living in Dublin, Ireland. Leopold Bloom, who is sure that his wife is being unfaithful, must come to terms with how that affects their marriage and whether it changes the nature of their love for one another. Richly detailed stream-of-consciousness narration immerses the reader in the thoughts and emotions of the characters as they deal with the normal events of daily life in Dublin, as well as grander issues like sexuality, prejudice, birth, and death. This is an unabridged version of Irish author James Joyce's groundbreaking modernist tale, which parallels Homer's Odyssey. It was first published serially in the American journal The Little Review between 1918 and 1921, and published in novel form in 1922 in Paris.

Serpent's Storm

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Author: Amber Benson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101477245

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Calliope just wants to make it big in the Big Apple like any other working girl. But Callie is also Death's Daughter, no matter how much she tries to stay out of the family business. And now her older sister has made a deal with the Devil himself to engage in a hostile takeover of both Death Inc. and Heaven-once they get Callie out of the way.

Follow Me Back

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Author: Nicci Cloke

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1471405435

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 2252

A thrilling read, for fans of Gone Girl and We Were Liars. There was no sign of a struggle, they whisper to each other. She took her phone but left her laptop behind. Apparently, she'd met someone online, they write to each other in class, phones buzzing. She ran away. She was taken. The first time Aiden Kendrick hears about Lizzie Summersall's disappearance is when the police appear at his front door. He and Lizzie used to be friends; they aren't anymore. And when Aiden finds out that Lizzie had been talking to strangers on Facebook; that the police think she went to meet one of them, he begins to wonder how well he ever really knew her, and Aiden doesn't know it yet, but with Lizzie's disappearance his life is about to take a twisted and desperate turn.

Bog Child

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Author: Siobhan Dowd

Publisher: David Fickling Books

ISBN: 0375891544

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 312

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DIGGING FOR PEAT in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she’s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him—his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his parents arguing over the Troubles, and him in it up to the neck, blackmailed into acting as courier to God knows what—a little voice comes to him in his dreams, and the mystery of the bog child unfurls. Bog Child is an astonishing novel exploring the sacrifices made in the name of peace, and the unflinching strength of the human spirit. From the Hardcover edition.

Cell 7

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Author: Kerry Drewery

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471405594

Category:

Page: 400

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Thief!

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446453790

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 6115

You're the new girl in school. You're just trying to fit in - and it's not working. Then someone accuses you of theft, and you think things can't get any worse. Until you get caught in a freak storm . . . The next thing you know, you're in the future. Being shot at for being out after curfew. You don't even recognise your hometown. And you're heading for a confrontation from your worst nightmare. What if you could change the past to save the future?

Knife Edge

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Author: Malorie Blackman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416900187

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 362

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Continuing the story of Black & White, Sephy, a Cross, finds herself in a struggle with Jude, the father of her baby and a Naught, as racial tensions arise--forcing her to choose sides between the group to which she was born a member and the family she has made.

I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

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Author: Anthony Horowitz,Nickolas Grace

Publisher: Galaxy

ISBN: 9781405662246

Category: Children's stories

Page: 98

View: 2691

When Tim and his brother, Nick, are invited to a school reunion on a remote Scottish island, they should be pleased. But Nick's got a bad feeling and it's not indigestion.

Midwinterblood

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Author: Marcus Sedgwick

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

ISBN: 1596438029

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 6306

Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined—this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice. An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking: the seven stories in this compelling novel all take place on the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed where a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. What binds these stories together? What secrets lurk beneath the surface of this idyllic countryside? And what might be powerful enough to break the cycle of midwinterblood? From award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick comes a book about passion and preservation and ultimately an exploration of the bounds of love. This title has Common Core connections. A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2013 A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013

Saffy's Angel

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Author: Hilary McKay

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689849338

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 152

View: 6212

After learning that she was adopted, thirteen-year-old Saffron's relationship with her eccentric, artistic family changes, until they help her go back to Italy, where she was born, to find a special memento of her past.

Zach King: My Magical Life

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Author: Zach King

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062677209

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 4581

Award-winning digital media star Zach King brings his unique brand of magic to the first installment of a lively, fun-filled trilogy about Zach, a middle schooler in search of his magical powers while navigating the crazy, confusing world of public school. Big Nate meets DanTDM in a debut middle grade adventure by social media superstar Zach King. The book comes complete with a code for a downloadable app that brings Zach’s vibrant world to fully animated, three-dimensional life. Zach King: My Magical Life is also coming to theaters soon, as the project has been picked up by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. Everyone in Zach King’s family has a magical power. His father can turn back time, his sister can turn invisible, and his mother can transform any object into something else. And Zach…well, he hasn’t found his magical power yet and his family is growing worried that he’s been “skipped.” So his parents decide to stop homeschooling him in magical arts and send him instead to a regular middle school with regular kids. To Zach, it’s the worst news ever. Who wants to be ordinary when everyone around them is extraordinary? But Zach quickly learns that going to regular school with regular kids isn’t all that bad. Who knew having real friends would be so much fun? And just when Zach least expects it, he discovers a pair of magical snapbacks that might just be the magical thing he’s been looking for his whole life. The only thing standing in his way is the school bully, Tricia Stands. She’s determined to make sure Zach doesn’t get more popular than she is, and so she plans a prank so awful, so evil, it could cause the biggest disaster Horace Greeley Middle School has ever seen. For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Timmy Failure, and DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal and anyone who’s ever wondered where they belong, this is the perfect book for you.