For once, seventeen year old Theo Essex thought he could put aside his worries and just enjoy himself. A summer weekend at the shore. An evening with his friends. A beautiful girl in his arms. That was before the event. Now Theo finds himself stranded in a strange new world, surrounded by death and the sea, and trapped between rival forces determined to take control of survivors like him. Facing overwhelming odds, Theo must search for the strength to escape Atlantic Island. The critically acclaimed title from author Fredric Shernoff has garnered national attention by bringing sci-fi, action, adventure and romance to the popular locale of a Jersey Shore that is both sentimentally similar and eerily different from our own. Atlantic Island is the first book of a planned trilogy.
The stakes have never been higher for Toni and the crew of Whistler. The sky remains dark, the north is still frozen, and refugees stream into southern states. Food, water, and fuel supplies have dwindled. The teens have been sailing to Mexico to reunite with their families, but Mexico has closed its borders.Whistler sails into San Diego Harbor. Crude oil covers the bay. Bodies float in the murky water. Danger lurks in every crashed plane, sunken ship, and battered marina. Toni, Takumi, and Nick leave Whistler and go ashore to find Toni's parents, but the roads are blocked by abandoned cars and violent gangs roam freely.How will Toni and Whistler's crew survive and locate their families? Can Toni and Takumi's young love last? Are Zoe and Dylan really going to have a baby?Anchored is the exciting conclusion to the Knockdown Trilogy.
Another winning Jean Ure story for younger readers, about one small puppy in need of some love... One small puppy just needs a loving home... Ginger and James are two of a kind! Both just want to be loved and cared for... even if one is just a puppy, and one is a boy who just wants a puppy.When Ginger's young owner gets fed up with caring for him, and James' gets fed up with his parents caring for the new baby, they both take drastic action. But will their paths cross in time for them to find what they need in each other?
He is a Legend. She is a Prodigy. Who will be Champion? June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic—and each other—and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government’s elite circles as Princeps-Elect, while Day has been assigned a high-level military position. But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them: just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic’s border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country’s defense. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything. With heart-pounding action and suspense, Marie Lu’s bestselling trilogy draws to a stunning conclusion.