Salkum Timberland Library
Spring 2013

Books that Becki and Kristine talked about included...

Bauer, Michael Gerard     
Don't call me Ishmael
Fourteen-year-old Ishmael Leseur is certain that his name is the cause of his unhappy school life as the victim of the worst bully in his class, but when a new boy arrives, he shows Ishmael that things could be different.
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Carter, Ally     
Heist society
A group of teenagers uses their combined talents to re-steal several priceless paintings and save fifteen-year-old Kat Bishop's father, himself an international art thief, from a vengeful collector.
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Cass, Kiera     
The selection
"Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illéa, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illéa's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her"--|cProvided by publisher.
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Chaline, Eric     
Fifty machines that changed the course of history
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Franklin, Emily     
The half-life of planets : a novel
An unlikely romance develops between a science-minded girl who is determined to reclaim her reputation and a boy with Asperger's Syndrome.
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Gill, David Macinnis     
Black hole sun
On the planet Mars, sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders.
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Kellner, Hank     
Write what you see : 99 photos to inspire writing
A guide to using photography in the classroom offers a collection of black-and-white photographs, writing prompts to motivate students, and ideas from teachers who have successfully used photography in the teaching of writing.
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Levithan, David     
Every you, every me
Evan is haunted by the loss of his best friend, but when mysterious photographs start appearing, he begins to fall apart as he starts to wonder if she has returned, seeking vengeance.
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Marks, Daniel     
Velveteen
"Velveteen was murdered at 16, but that's not her real problem. Life in purgatory is hard work when your side job is haunting the serial killer who killed you"--|cProvided by publisher.
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Meyer, Marissa     
Cinder
As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.
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Miranda, Megan     
Fracture
After falling through the ice of a frozen lake and being resuscitated by her best friend Decker, seventeen-year-old Delaney begins experiencing a strange affinity for the dead and wonders whether she is predicting death or causing it.
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Roth, Veronica     
Divergent
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 anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
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Shulman, Mark     
Scrawl : a novel
When eighth-grade school bully Tod and his friends get caught committing a crime on school property, his penalty--staying after school and writing in a journal under the eye of the school guidance counsellor--reveals aspects of himself that he prefers tokeep hidden.
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Stiefvater, Maggie     
Shiver
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.
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Zarr, Sara     
How to save a life
Told from their own viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Jill, in grief over the loss of her father, and Mandy, nearly nineteen, are thrown together when Jill's mother agrees to adopt Mandy's unborn child but nothing turns out as they had anticipated.
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  Spring 2013