Living with Jackie Chan by Jo Knowles. Companion to Jumping Off Swings. After fathering a baby, a teenager moves in with his karate-loving uncle and tries to come to terms with his guilt—and find a way to forgive.
Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard. when Thomas Edward Broughton, Jr. dies after diving off a rock in a spot on the river off limits to students, his friend Alex Stromm is left trying to make sense of the tragedy.
If you love a good spine-chilling mystery, or gripping psychological thriller, but won't go near horror novels because they make you lose sleep at night, this is the reading list for you. These 45 books are seriously spooky, but not out-right scary.
We all looked up by Tommy Wallach. The lives of four high school seniors intersect weeks before a meteor is set to pass through Earth's orbit, with a chance of striking and destroying all life on the planet.
While serving in Afghanistan, Ben writes about incidents from his senior year in a small-town Wisconsin high school, when a neighbor he was trying to help out becomes the victim of an apparent hate crime and Ben falls under suspicion.
The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston (Grades 9 & up). Sequel to The Rules for Disappearing. Just when it seems that Anna Boyd's family has finally escaped Witness Protection, the normal life she has attempted to rebuild comes crashing down.