Last Ride

Last Ride Author: Laura Langston
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

A year after he accidentally killed his best friend while street racing, Cody has stopped racing and is trying to work off the cost of repairing his car, until his boss announces he will keep the car if Cody doesn't pay it off at once....

Rujub, the Juggler

Rujub  the Juggler Author: George Alfred Henty
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

It would be difficult to find a fairer scene. Throughout the gardens lanterns of many shapes and devices threw their light down upon the paths, which were marked out by lines of little lamps suspended on wires a foot above the ground. In a treble row they encircled a large ...

First Time

First Time Author: Meg Tilly
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Sixteen-year-old Haley must deal with the unwanted advances from her mother's new boyfriend....

Sex, Love, and Friendship

Sex  Love  and Friendship Author: Alan Soble
Publisher: Rodopi

This collection joins together sixty essays on the philosophy of love and sex. Each was presented at a meeting of The Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love held between 1977 and 1992 and later revised for this edition. Topics addressed include ethical and political issues (AIDS, abortion, homosexual rights, and ...

Baseball Fever

Baseball Fever Author: Sindy McKay
Publisher: Treasure Bay, Inc.

Jason gets sick and can't play in an important baseball game. His mother, his doctor and his friends all help him to feel better even though he can't play....

Two-Faced Friends

Two Faced Friends Author: Dorothy Dyer
Publisher: African Books Collective

Lelethu has always dreamed of the big city. Shes excited to arrive in Cape Town, but soon finds out that things are not as she imagined. Her aunt treats her like a servant and her cousin is unfriendly. So when a cool gang of girls invite her to join their ...

TJ and the Sports Fanatic

TJ and the Sports Fanatic Author: Hazel Hutchins
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

TJ knows that something weird is going on when his friend Seymour signs him up to play football even though they are both bad at sports, and with his parent's hardware store in financial trouble, he has more than enough to worry about....

Fouling Out

Fouling Out Author: Gregory Walters
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

After experiencing his friend Tom's home life and out-of-control behavior, Craig has to decide upon the future of their friendship....

The Big Tree Gang

The Big Tree Gang Author: Jo Ellen Bogart
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

"Hey," Keely said to her brother, Reg. "This is a good day for a bug walk!" "What is it with you and bugs?" he asked. "Rocks are so much better." Keely got a serious look on her face and started to sing, Rocks are boring, rocks are dead. Reg has ...

Miss Wayne & The Queens of DC (The Cartel Publications Presents)

Miss Wayne   The Queens of DC  The Cartel Publications Presents Author: Toy Styles
Publisher: The Cartel Publications

Miss Wayne, Parade, and Daffany arrive in Washington D.C. for a funeral and find that after Miss Wayne hooks up his fabulous male friends he decides he doesn't want to return to the West Coast with them....

Feather Brain

Feather Brain Author: Maureen Bush
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

When Lucas mixes a test tube of clear liquid from his new dinosaur-making kit into his papier machâe goop, he gets much more than he bargains for, including the most unlikely friend....

The Unnameables

The Unnameables Author: Ellen Booraem
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

On an island in whose strict society only useful objects are named and the unnamed are ignored or forbidden, thirteen-year-old Medford encounters an unusual and powerful creature, half-man, half-goat, and together they attempt to bring some changes to the...

The School Friends: Nothing New

The School Friends  Nothing New Author: William Henry Giles Kingston
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

Lance Loughton and Emery Dulman were brought up together at Elmerston Grammar-School. They were both in the upper or sixth form; but Lance was nearly at the head, while Emery was at the bottom, of the form. They were general favourites, though for different causes. Lance was decidedly best liked ...

Magic For Marigold (Annotated Edition)

Magic For Marigold  Annotated Edition Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

Marigold is a bright young girl who never got to know her father and is raised by a big family. The author and creator of the Anne of Green Gables series beatifully weaves four short stories together into an amazing plot ... This is the extended and annotated edition including an ...

Plastic

Plastic Author: Sarah N. Harvey
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

When Jack's best friend Leah informs him that her mom is getting her a "boob job" for her sixteenth birthday, Jack begins his research and learns the pros and cons of plastic surgery....

Meeting Miss 405

Meeting Miss 405 Author: Lois Peterson
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Life is hard enough for Tansy, but when Dad sends her to a wrinkled old babysitter named Miss Stella, Tansy, with the help of her best friend Parveen, gradually learns to manage all the changes in her life and make unexpected new friends in the process....

How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Lovers

How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Lovers Author: Jonar Nader
Publisher: Plutonium

If love conquers all, what conquers love? All of us yearn for affection. We ache for intimacy. We pine for solace. We burn for love. Indeed, love can be baffling and tormenting. The world's troubles would lift and drift if those whom we loved, could love us in return. This ...

Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl 6

Aho Girl  A Clueless Girl 6 Author: HIROYUKI
Publisher: Kodansha America LLC

Yoshiko Saves Christmas -- Yoshiko isn’t merely stupid. She isn’t just a fool. Her foolishness transcends boundaries and borders—she is a genius, a savant of stupidity. Her ability is so profound it can make the simplest activity—reading comics with a friend—into a lascivious voyage into ...

Martin Rattler

Martin Rattler Author: Ballantyne, R. M.
Publisher: Delmarva Publications, Inc.

Martin Rattler is the story of a mischievous young boy with a good heart. By mistake, he winds up on the ship Firefly with his friend Barney O’Flannagan, headed to the South Seas. Escaping pirates and surviving a shipwreck, the two explore South America in one frolicking adventure after ...

Riley Park

Riley Park Author: Diane Tullson
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

After Corbin and his best friend Darius are attacked in Riley Park, Corbin must cope with the loss of his friend, his physical impairments, and finding the culprit....

Soulmates from the Pages of History

Soulmates from the Pages of History Author: Jack Adler
Publisher: Algora Publishing

Writer Jack Adler describes 75 famous friendships throughout history from mythical to contemporary times. Along the way, the lives and personalities of artists, politicians, philosophers, soldiers, and outlaws are outlined, including some personal details that may not be well-known. Presenting sketches of individuals like Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, Adam Smith ...