Award-winning author and illustrator Mark Teague ignites kid-sized humor and thrills in FIREHOUSE--or, how Edward the amazing dog and his girl-cousin learn the best and worst that can happen when visiting a real fire station.
Caught between the world she left behind and her new but difficult life in America, the young heroine of GIRL IN TRANSLATION leads two secret, separate lives in Jean Kwok’s unforgettable novel, based on her own experiences.
When she heard of the deadly violence and repeated rapes inflicted on Congolese women, Lisa Shannon reached out to help. A THOUSAND SISTERS shares vivid details of the courage, sacrifice and untold risks of her daring journey to "the worst place in the world."
Fear can actually work for us, says author Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D. Outlining six stages of transition in his helpful book SHIFT, Dr. Hull successfully shows readers how to smoothly navigate life changes, no matter what the situation.
Over the years, BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE has honored a myriad of inspirational titles with their coveted award. Over 50 books are finalists for the 2009 awards and have earned this special salute reflecting their genre excellence.
In Philip Reeve's captivating fantasy FEVER CRUMB--prequel to his Hungry City chronicles--an imaginative orphan girl dwells in London's broken future, plagued by memories that don't seem her own and a city that thinks she may be spawn of a dreaded race.
In Regency England, Verity must outwit fate or be forced back into marriage to a lord she never freely accepted, a sensual stranger whose excitements interfere with her quest to fulfill her destiny.
Over 50? Great sex is no pipe dream! In her candid book SEX FOR GROWNUPS, psychologist Dr. Dorree Lynn tears away the myths and falsehoods blocking the path to fulfilling sex. Includes illustrations, advice, techniques and personal stories.
Zwilt the Shade casts his menacing shadow over Redwall Abbey, in cahoots with an even deadlier entity. THE SABLE QUEAN, the latest in Brian Jacques' Redwall fantasy series, pits two evil titans and their vermin hordes against innocent woodlanders.
Can the best hostage negotiator in Myrtle Beach sweet-talk no-nonsense restaurant owner NATHALYIA FONTAINE into his bed? To win a friendly bet, RAFAEL DUNLAP is determined. But NATHALYIA insists she's "not on the menu!"
WINTERGIRLS unflinchingly exposes the frightening depths and dangers of one teen's battle with anorexia. Author Laurie Halse Anderson has crafted a novelistic journey of inexplicable pain in this graphic yet poetic first-person narrative.
The dream of a baseball-loving teen boy sparks a new friendship that may replace a painful missing part of his young life in Mike Lupica's home-run of a novel, THE BATBOY.
Penetrating emotions of love and loss mark a young girl's rise to heal after her sister's death-Jandy Nelson's stunning THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE strikes the perfect notes of humor and heartache shaping a teenage girl's roller-coaster world.
Check out the animated trailer for LORD SUNDAY, which concludes Garth Nix's renowned KEYS TO THE KINGDOM series, delivering edge-of-the-seat action and surprises galore as Arthur races to complete his harrowing quest to save the kingdom he is heir to.
LORD SUNDAY concludes Garth Nix's renowned KEYS TO THE KINGDOM series, delivering edge-of-the-seat action and surprises galore as Arthur races to complete his harrowing quest to save the kingdom he is heir to.
Novelist extraordinaire Danielle Steel turns her narrative attentions toward BIG GIRL, a heartening novel about the self-image problems of a Plain Jane sibling and her hard-won victory over parental criticism—and cultural ignorance.
Facing difficult workplace conversations head-long-but with grace-is the key theme in Donna Flagg's SURVIVING DREADED CONVERSATIONS, a book chock-full of expert advice, tips, strategies, exercises and sample scripts for any problematic situation.
In SHANGHAI GIRLS, bestselling author Lisa See offers a compelling tale of two Chinese sisters forced to leave their comfortable homeland in the 1930s. In America, they struggle for a new life amidst unexpected conflicts with their beloved cultural traditions.