Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • Taking place on a single day, Marilyn Levy's novel CHICAGO: AUGUST 28, 1968, relates what a dozen ordinary Americans experience during the upheaval of the late Sixties. The setting: Chicago, USA. The context: a polarized city hosting the Democratic N...


  • An Israeli and a Palestinian girl struggle to maintain their friendship in the face of conflict; Noa, an Israeli Jew, and Maha, a Palestinian Muslim, are two very different teenage girls—who may not be so different after all. They’ve become good ...


  • Thirteen-year-old Kisha gains confidence and makes new friends when she joins a recreation community track team, but she must face and eventually overcome the grim realities of her life when she trains for a national track meet...


  • Hallie Barnes must decide whether to live with her mother and stepfather in Los Angeles or with her father and stepmother in Oregon. She spends some time with each of them to see where she feels best about herself....


  • A fender bender leads to love for Karen Mathews when she locks bumpers with troubled and mysterious Jesse Rhomer, the new boy in town, but Jesse's dark and loveless childhood could threaten their happiness together. Original....


  • Julia Brown's friendship with her Russian friend Mikhail faces unexpected difficulties when Mikhail and his family come to America and encounter all kinds of problems as they struggle to cope with a new way of life...


  • A young, intelligent girl wishes she can change her looks--to be as beautiful as her sister.When a car accident leaves her with severe facial injuries, she has her chance. But will life be sweeter now?...


  • SARAH HATED EVERYTHING ABOUT HER NEW SCHOOL -- EVERYTHING, THAT IS, BUT HER ART TEACHER. Her name was Sarah Alexander, and she'd lived in Ohio all her life -- until the day her father announced that the whole family was moving to Southern Californ...


  • SOME WOULD CALL IT A STRANGE SUMMER VACATION FOR A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD BOY.... Billy Goldman himself wasn't too sure. But his father was going to Europe for six weeks, and this was the first time in three years his mother wrote and asked him to spen...







  • A visit to her boyfriend's ritzy beachfront home becomes an eye-opening occasion for Delphi, a seventeen-year-old half-African-American, half-Greek who is comfortable with herself until she meets Nick's parents...


  • NEW LOVE VS. OLD FRIENDS -- NIKKI MIGHT HAVE TO CHOOSE.... Nikki is one of the top seniors in school. She knows all the most popular kids, wears all the right clothes, likes everyone's favorite music. She's pretty sure of everything in her life. Unt...


  • Seventeen-year-old Thea Montana lives happily with her mother and stepbrothers in LA but is often troubled by the lack of knowledge about her father, so when she discovers that he is a famous English rock star she is delighted...




  • COCAINE MAKES HER FEEL GOOD. TOO GOOD... Meet Leslie Bishop, a sixteen-year-old girl whose secure, happy world is shaken up when her parents decide to split up. That's why she finds herself visiting her father solo in Los Angeles the summer after ...


  • Basketball star Cass Carothers is torn between her desire to play basketball with the boys' team and her feelings for teammate Julio Martinez, who thinks that she is like all the other selfish, uncaring kids in their high school...


  • EVEN YOUR HEART CAN CAGE YOU WHEN YOU DON'T LET ANYONE IN. Lori wasn't wild about her life. First of all, she didn't approve of her father's long hair or her little sister's swarthy looks. And her blue-jeaned mom was always "getting in touch with ...