Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Popular Books @ Millennium High School Library 

SchoolCenter PictureA child called "It" : one child's courage to survive / Pelzer, David

David Pelzer, victim of one of the worst child abuse cases in the history of California, tells the story of how he survived his mother's brutality and triumphed over his past.

City of Glass /City of Glass Clare, Cassandra

Still pursuing a cure for her mother's enchantment, Clary uses all her powers and ingenuity to get into Idris, the forbidden country of the secretive Shadowhunters, and to its capital, the City of Glass, where with the help of a newfound friend, Sebastian, she uncovers important truths about her family's past that will not only help save her mother but all those that she holds most dear.

The Dead and the Gone / Pfeffer, Susan BethThe Dead and the Gone  Pfeffer, Susan Beth

After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City.

Lord of the flies  / Golding, WillianLord of the flies

Stranded on an island while an atomic war destroys the rest of the world, a group of young boys revert to savagery as they struggle to survive.

The book thief /The book thief  Zusak, Markus Zusak, Markus

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Crank /Crank  Hopkins, Ellen Hopkins, Ellen

Based on a real-life event and written in verse, this novel relates the disturbing story of one girl's descent into addiction.