Young Adult and
Eat, Prey, Blood by Betsy Russell
What would you do if you found out your parents were keeping a secret from you? A huge, life-changing secret? Sixteen-year-old Katie wasn’t looking forward to spending an entire summer helping her dad at his archeological dig in Italy. At least, not until her two best friends let slip that Katie’s dad isn’t exactly the person she thought he was. In fact, he’s not even human, leading Katie to question who—or what—she is. Add in a missing book and a mysterious man in a black coat, and Katie realizes her boring summer might end up as something else entirely.
The Adventures of Tank and Pudge-Book 1 The Carnival by Harold (HP) Phipps CHAPTER BOOK Young Adult
and is a love song to the North Carolina high country. As the boys navigate first love, gross-out pranks, and stomach-turning carnival rides, their friendships are tried, tested, and ultimately strengthened.
The Tale of Oliver Esro by Myndie McFarland
The Ghost of Battle Ridge by Susan LaSerna
Size: 7 x 10"
In the land of Cassellous, orphan Weston Emithy sets out on a journey involving the amulet necklace his parents gave him and a strange crystal. Accompanied by his mentor, Mitch, a healer named Silvia, and a peculiar bodyguard, Weston seeks to discover his true purpose. A tale filled with rich characters and plenty of adventure, Bestower’s Necklace will illustrate exactly what “Eternal Love” means.
Belayed Gratification: Waiting Until the Fur Flies Your Way, A Mascot Memoir
When you see a mascot, do you ever wonder … Is it hot in there? Is that a full time job? Belayed Gratification answers these questions and shares other wild and crazy stories from my journey in a career as a Professional Mascot for teams ranging from College to NFL, Pro Baseball, and NBA. In the mascot world and any world, if you are patient and can hang in there then maybe, one day, the fur will fly your way.
Headstrong by Luke and Myra Heavner
Like many eleven-year-old boys, Luke Heavner enjoyed playing sports, fishing, hunting, and spending time with friends near his family’s home in Lincolnton, NC. After sustaining two separate concussions in two weeks, however, his life took a dramatic turn as he suddenly suffered from headaches, panic attacks, nausea, disorientation, and other terrifying symptoms while struggling to recover. Suddenly, lights were brighter, noises were louder, and school became an unbearable obstacle.
Join Luke and his mother, Myra, as they share Luke’s story and provide tips for preventing and identifying concussions, as well as what to do if you or your child are ever diagnosed with a concussion. Headstrong is an invaluable resource for kids, parents, and coaches alike.