Kendra must face her past and stop hurting herself–before it’s too late.
“SCARS is a brave novel, a read-in-one-sitting-except-when-you-have-to-put-it-down-to-breathe novel.”
-Ellen Hopkins, author of Burned, a National Book Award nominee and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and Glass, an ALA Top Ten Book for Young Adults
Awards: #1 in the Top 10 ALA Quick Picks; ALA’s Rainbow List; a Governor General Literary Award Finalist; Staff Pick for Teaching Tolerance.
Yes, it’s my own arm on the cover of SCARS.
Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.
“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
– April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die
Awards: Bank Street College Center for Children’s Literature’s Best Books of The Year for ages Fourteen and Up (2014); SCBWI’s Crystal Kite Award, finalist (2014); An ALAN Pick for August 2013.
Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where having any paranormal power can kill her, must decide between saving herself or saving the world.
“With its eerily contemporary themes, Hunted will set your pulse to pounding as Caitlyn, struggles to cling to a faith in the basic goodness of humankind in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary.”
–Cinda Williams Chima, The Demon King, A VOYA Perfect Ten, VOYA’s Best Science Fiction, 2011 ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults list, and more!
Awards: A finalist for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award.
YA Fantasy Hi-LoBooks (High Interest, Low Vocabulary)
DRAGON SPEAKER: THE LAST DRAGON
A boy who speaks with birds is the only one who can save the last dragon…
“The Last Dragon by C.A. Rainfied is filled with black-hearted villains and unlikely heroes; this book packs powerful magic in a small space. Readers will cheer on Jacob, Orson, and Lia as they battle to save the last dragon.”
— Cinda Williams Chima , author of The Warrior Heir , The Dragon Heir, & other YA fantasy.
YOU TOO?: 25 VOICES SHARE THEIR #METOO STORIES
25 YA authors share their #MeToo stories, including Cheryl Rainfield, Jennifer Brown, Beth G Revis, Ellen Hopkins, C. Lee McKenzie, Saundra Mitchell, and more, edited by author Janet Gurtler. An important anthology that speaks honestly and openly about sexual harassment, abuse, and rape, and healing. It releases January 2020.
DEAR TEEN ME: AUTHORS WRITE LETTERS TO THEIR TEEN SELVES
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Kendra’s father’s trial is only three months away, and she’s dreading every moment that brings her closer, with nightmares and memory flashes plaguing her.
To make matters worse, Kendra’s mother has gone back to being critical and homophobic, and her girlfriend Meghan and her mother keep fighting.
Kendra hasn’t cut in months, but everything is starting to feel like too much to handle. Will her resolve be enough to keep her from cutting?