Clash of the Sky Galleons - Paul Stewart
Quint leaves his studies at the Knights Academy in Sanctaphrax to assist his father Wind Jackall in his obsessive and dangerous quest to track down and bring to justice the evil Turbot Smeal.
The Winter Knights- Paul Stewart
Quint finally begins his training at the Knights Academy, Maris adjusts to life in Undertown, and Sanctaphrax shivers in anticipation of a legendary storm, while a storm of a different kind brews between sky-scholars and earth-scholars.
Lucky Breaks - Susan Patron
Having reached the mature age of eleven in the tiny California town of Hard Pan (population 43), Lucky discovers that there is still much to learn about friendship, parental trust, and the Milky Way galaxy.
The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. - Kate Messner
Gianna has less than one week to complete her leaf project if she wants to compete in the upcoming cross-country sectionals, but issues like procrastination, disorganization--and her grandmother's declining health--seem destined to keep her from finishing.
The New Deal: Rebuilding America - Stephanie Fitzgerald
Discusses America on the brink of economic disaster and how Franklin Roosevelt promised a new deal for America.
The Mozart Season - Virgina Euwer Wolff
Allegra spends her twelfth summer practicing a Mozart concerto for a violin competition and finding many significant connections in her world. Phoenix Award, 2011
Clockwork Angel - Cassandra Clare
When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.
Forge - Laurie Halse Anderson
Separated from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more.