Book List in Order:13 titles

  • What is it like to be a giant? Meet Corinthia Bledsoe, a seven-foot tall high-school junior who can predict the future. Over seven feet tall and with a newfound ability to sense future events, Corinthia Bledsoe is far more than just another Midwes...


  • From a Pulitzer Prize finalist comes a hilarious and heartbreaking novel about a musician climbing back from rock bottom. As winter deepens in snowbound Pollard, Illinois, thirty-something Francis Falbo is holed up in his attic apartment, recoveri...


  • Little Chicago opens in the office of Children’s Services, where eleven-year-old Blacky Brown is being interviewed by a social worker who is trying to determine what has happened to him. At first, Blacky’s emotions are blocked, but then he revea...


  • Three teenagers -- Bounce, the genius girl, and her drifter sidekicks, Wiggins and Orange -- are holding Frog hostage. The four-year-old Frog seems content to live on cereal and to play a video game about wolves all day long, a game that eerily paral...


  • The future waits for no one.In this new world, speed and efficiency are everything, and the populace zooms along in a perpetually stimulated haze. Angela thinks she's the only person in her family―maybe the only person on the planet―who sees anyt...


  • The world is dying.  After most of the city succumbed to the plague, Welton's staying inside -- permanently.  But hiding in his claustrophobic basement room -- the only place he knows is safe -- exacts a gruesome price, and he becomes part of a col...


  • An award-winning writer and playwright hits the open road for a searing novel-in-letters about a street kid on a highstakes trek across America. For a runaway boy who goes by the name "Punkzilla," kicking a meth habit and a life of petty crime in ...


  • Steve Nugent is in Burnstone Grove, a facility for kids who are either addicts or have tried to commit suicide. But Steve doesn't fit in either group, and he used to go to the gifted school. So why is he in Burnstone Grove? Keeping a journal, Steve t...







  • New York City, the early 1990s: the recession is in full swing and young people are squatting in abandoned buildings in the East Village while the homeless riot in Tompkins Square Park. The Internet is not part of daily life; the term "dot-com" has y...


  • "Adam Rapp’s brilliant and haunting story will break your heart. But then his words will mend it. . . . Absolutely unforgettable." — Michael CartOn the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow, Custis, Curl, and Boobie are three young peo...


  • In a world where children under twelve are used as slave labor in subterranean lime mines, eleven-year-old Whensday Bluehouse struggles to survive the continuous poison rains and evade the ruthless Syndicate Soldiers. Reprint....


  • Just last week, Michael Tegoff was a normal fifteen-year-old guy. He was looking forward to the new school year and planning to try out for the basketball team. Then his father and stepmother dumped him at St. Matthew's Military Academy. St. Ma...