Young Adult

This is one of the most beautiful stories I’ve ever read. Liesel’s experience in Nazi Germany unfolds with Death as a narrator—and tells of the power that friendship has to change lives, even under the worst possible circumstances. To be understood and accepted is a universal human need.   

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$12.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Joe wants to play basketball so perfectly that he is willing to sell his soul to the devil to get there. But is it worth it to become a star player? On the Devil’s Court is a great basketball book for any tween or young adult who wants to combine their love of basketball with a complex plot filled with mind games, superstition, and interesting characters. Grades 7–12
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$10.99
ISBN: 9780316067270
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Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - September 1st, 2008

Sticky is a foster kid who faces challenges throughout his life. He turns to basketball and the streets to find out who he is and where he belongs. Selected by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults, Matt De La Pena’s gritty, urban novel demonstrates the depth of character found in the passion for a sport. Booklist says, “Teens will be strongly affected by the unforgettable, distinctly male voice; the thrilling, unusually detailed basketball action; and the questions about race, love, self-worth, and what it means to build a life without advantages.” Grades 9–12
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$7.99
ISBN: 9780385734257
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Published: Ember - March 13th, 2007

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