Book List:15 titles
  • William resents going on a 'boring' holiday to Wales, but while there he is let into a big secret by Gwyn, a local boy. Gwyn has found a seal pup and has it hidden in a cave. He makes William promise never to tell anyone about it, and plans to breed ...


  • In Dying to Know You, award-winning author Aidan Chambers has created an indelible portrait of a young man discovering his own voice in the world, and has constructed a love story that is as much about the mind as it is the heart. In this contempo...


  • In Breaktime, Ditto challenges Morgan to prove that literature is crap and triggers off a chain of events to alter his outlook of life forever. Ditto faces a series of charges from Morgan against literature: that all fiction is Done. Finished. Dead; ...


  • In this brand-new collection of short stories, Aidan Chambers explores moments of truth, when a character or an event suddenly reveals an often-surprising meaning: A girl loses her humanity when she takes a summer job as a theme-park character; a boy...


  • To escape the pressures of suffocating parents and a possessive girlfriend, seventeen-year-old Piers takes a job as a keeper of a toll bridge and its cottage. There he befriends Adam, a charismatic wayfarer who shows up one day and refuses to leave. ...


  • The first two novels in Printz-winner Aidan Chambers’s Dance Sequence are at last available in a fresh format that will draw teens to these classics of YA literature.Literature is crap. Fiction is, anyway. A pretense. Ersatz. . . . When you read a ...


  • “The masterpiece of one of young-adult literature’s greatest living writers.”—Booklist, starred reviewUsing a pillow book as her form, nineteen-year-old Cordelia Kenn sets out to write her life for her unborn daughter. What emerges is a portrai...


  • Following in the ghoulish shadow of Ghost Stories, the top-selling Story Library title, this new anthology is sure to chill and thrill with 15 of Aidan Chambers' favorite ghost stories. Offering spine-chilling tales from the highest caliber authors i...


  • JACOB TODD IS ABOUT TO DISCOVER HIMSELF. Jacob's plan is to go to Amsterdam to honor his grandfather who died during World War II. He expects to go, set flowers on his grandfather's tombstone, and explore the city. But nothing goes as planned. Jacob...






  • Now I Know is all at once a compelling meditation on faith and religion—and the difference between the two—and an intense love story. When a body is found hanging from a crane in a scrapyard, Tom sets out to investigate this strange case. Nik emba...



  • In this collection of eight original ghost stories, which features works by Helen Cresswell, John Gordon, Jan Mark, and several others, readers will encounter ghosts who dispense justice, pursue revenge, wreak havoc, and render comfort...


  • "Amulet Books is the home of Aidan Chambers, "one of young-adult literature's greatest living writers."*" "With profound respect for readers, Chambers again stretches the YA genre to its edges and beyond. . . . Ambitious, imperfect, challenging, and ...