In when England becomes the first nation to introduce carbon dioxide rationing in a drastic bid to combat climate change, sixteen-year-old Laura documents the first year of rationing as her family spirals out of control.
2014 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz Award Winners and More! Lists of prize-winning books for both collection development and readers advisory. Keeping up to date with awards and nominees is important to keep collections both worthy and current.
The Ink Bridge. CBCA shortlist, Omed is a boy from Afghanistan. Hector is a grieving Australian boy who has given up on school and retreated into silence. Their paths meet at a candle factory where they both find work.
Navigating Early, by Clare Vanderpool. (Delacorte Press, "Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters"-- Provided by publisher.
Skyship Academy: Crimson Rising - When fifteen-year-old Jesse manages to smuggle onboard the Academy a mysterious red Pearl, a fragment of space debris that is a dying Earth's most important energy source, he sets forth a destructive chain of events.