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Lucy juega al béisbol

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459835016

Lucy está tirando la pelota con su familia en el parque cuando le invitan a unirse al equipo de béisbol de sus amigos. Su amable entrenador les enseña las reglas básicas de ofensa y defensa, mientras practican cómo fieldear, batear y agarrar la pelota. Después, utilizan sus nuevas habilidades en un partido, donde Lucy tendrá que superar su miedo a ser golpeada por la pelota.

Lucy joue au baseball

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459834989

Lucy joue à se lancer la balle avec sa famille au parc lorsqu’elle est invitée à se joindre à l’équipe de baseball de ses amis. Al, leur sympathique entraîneur, leur enseigne les rudiments du jeu offensif et du jeu défensif. Ensemble, ils s’exercent à attraper la balle, à la frapper avec un bâton et à jouer au champ, puis ils participent à une vraie partie.

Legends of Funland

Melanie Florence (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459833951

Buddy wants to prove to his big brother that he is not a scared little kid anymore. For as long as Buddy can remember, there has been a rumour that the local theme park is haunted. After a fight with his brother, he convinces his friends that they should sneak into the park and spend the night. But can Buddy and his friends avoid the guards and the cameras and whatever is haunting the theme park? Or is the whole thing just an urban legend after all?

Nova in New York

Katherine Richards (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820302

Seventeen-year-old Nova Abbott grew up dancing barefoot in the backyard with her aunt Ivy, whose dreams of becoming a professional ballerina were cut short by cystic fibrosis. Nova is invited to attend a prestigious ballet school's summer intensive program. She is a bit overwhelmed by New York City. With a coveted apprenticeship up for grabs, Nova isn't sure she'll make it in the big leagues, and now she's not even sure she wants to.

On Cue

Cristy Watson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811065

Can Randi find a way to make it all work out? Randi wants to be an actress and is excited about practicing her craft in drama class. So she is devastated to learn the program has been cut. When her friends put together a successful proposal to have drama class taught as an extracurricular activity, Randi is thrilled—until reality sinks in.

My Life as a Diamond

Jenny Manzer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459818323

A heartwarming, funny, fast-paced story about the bravery it takes to live as your true self, no matter the cost. Ten-year-old Caspar "Caz" Cadman loves baseball and has a great arm. He loves the sounds, the smells, the stats. Even though Caz is thrilled when he makes the team, he worries because he has a big secret. No one in this city knows that before Caz told his parents he was a boy, he lived a very different life. It's nobody's business.

Lucy Tries Soccer

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459810235

Eager to try a summer sport, Lucy and her friends meet at the soccer field for their first game of three-on-three! Thanks to Coach Nick, Lucy and the rest of Team Blue learn a few basic skills as they prepare to face Team Red. In Lucy Tries Soccer, Lucy discovers how much fun it is to play on a team and learns why soccer is the world’s most popular game.

Lucky Break

Brooke Carter (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459816428

Seventeen-year-old Lucy "Lucky" Graves is devoted to her championship rugby team, but her dreams of a scholarship are destroyed when she breaks her leg during an important game. If it doesn't heal properly, Lucy could be benched for the rest of the year. Goodbye pro career, goodbye college, goodbye future. Without rugby, who is she?

Lost in the Backyard

Alison Hughes (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459807952

Flynn hates the outdoors. Always has. He barely pays attention in his Outdoor Ed class. He doesn’t understand why anybody would want to go hiking or camping. But when he gets lost in the wilderness behind his parents’ friends’ house, it’s surprising what he remembers—insulate your clothes with leaves, eat snow to stay hydrated, build a shelter, eat lichen—and how hopelessly inept he is at survival techniques.

Les Casse-Cous

Pam Withers (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554694235

Les Casse-Cous doivent fair sept coups d'audace avant que leur rivaux, les Sauvages, n'en fassent autant. Avant un accident où il a perdu l'usage de sa jambe gauche, Kip était le leader des Casse-Cous. Il a maintenant de la difficulté à réussir les coups et il soupconne que les autres membres veulent l'exclure du club. À mesure que les coups deviennent plus difficiles, les Casse-Cous tentent de convaincre Kip qu'il ne sera peut-être pas à la hauteur. Kip refuse d'abandonner même s'il sait que ses amis ont probablement raison. Kip's only friends are the members of the Daredevil Club, a club whose mission is to complete seven dangerous dares before their rivals, the Wildmen, complete their list of dares. Before the cliff diving accident in which he lost the use of his leg, Kip had been the leader of the Daredevil club. Now he has difficulty completing the dares and suspects that his membership is threatened. As the daredevils plan their final stunt, a dangerous climb along a narrow steel shelf beneath a bridge, they try to convince Kip that he may not be up to the task. Kip refuses to back down even though he suspects his friends might be right.

Learning Seventeen

Brooke Carter (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459815544

New Hope Academy, or, as seventeen-year-old Jane Learning likes to call it, No Hope, is a Baptist reform school where Jane is currently being held captive. Of course, smart, sarcastic Jane has no interest in reforming, failing to see any benefit to pretending to play well with others. But then Hannah shows up, a gorgeous bad girl with fiery hair and an even stormier disposition. She shows Jane how to live a full and fulfilling life even when the world tells you you're wrong, and how to believe in a future outside the "prison" walls. Jane soon learns, though, that Hannah is quietly battling some demons of her own.

Munro vs. the Coyote

Darren Groth (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459814103

Since the sudden death of his younger sister, Evie, sixteen-year-old Munro Maddux has been having flashbacks and anger-management issues. He has a constant ache in his right hand. And there's a taunting, barking, biting voice he calls "the Coyote." Munro knows a six-month student exchange will not be the stuff of teenage dreams, but in Brisbane he intends to move beyond his troubled past. It is there, at an assisted-living residence called Fair Go Community Village, that Munro discovers the Coyote can be silenced.

When a Hero Dies

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623598600

A ghetto teenager struggles to find his mentor's killer and get his own life back on track. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

Shell's Gold

Michael Strickland & Lisa Bahlinger (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597221

Shell is forced to transfer from her expensive private school to a public magnet school. In her struggle to find her place, she learns about family, and herself. Summit Book.

Roberto's Bat

Allen B. Boyer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597214

All Luke wants is just one hit this baseball season. Then Mr. Garcia and a very special bat teach Luke about diligence and enjoying his favorite game. Summit Book.

Paulo's Wall

Shelly DeSimone (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597207

When gang members try to claim Paulos street and his wall, Paulo fights back with a paint can. Will it take a tragedy to bring peace to Paulos wall? Summit Book.

The Code

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597191

Steven has witnessed something horrible, but telling someone means breaking the code. Summit Book.

The Club

Michael Strickland & Lisa Bahlinger (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597184

Trues initiation into the Club lands him in juvenile detention. When he realizes the Club is really a gang, will he be able to break free? Summit Book.

Being Me

Lori Williams (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597177

Five adolescents, with their own set of dreams and problems, learn the rewards and consequences of "being me." Summit Book.

Atticus Weaver

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597160

Wheelchair-bound Atticus helps clear his bully's name and discovers why his mother named him after Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. Summit Book.

The Shining Prince

Susan Grohmann (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597153

Michael Tsukamoto must face life in a Japanese relocation camp. Will he turn against his heritage or will his uncle help him become proud of who he is? Summit Book.

Arthur Ashe and Me

Allen B. Boyer (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623597115

After a painful victory over a friend, champion Faith Long has decided not to play tennis anymore. Can the ghost of Arthur Ashe convince her to play again? Summit Book.

Dream Mountain

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991235

Wakeman travels to gold-mining towns to find his father. He must find the courage to reveal the truth and seek justice for those who have been wronged. Passages to History Hi/Lo Novel.

Dear Mr. Kilmer

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991181

Can a person be both sensitive to nature and brave at the same time? Richard learns the answer after he befriends poet Joyce Kilmer. Passages to History Hi/Lo Novel.

The Dangerous Breakup

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991143

Reece is being harassed by ex-girlfriend, Natalie. How far will she go to avenge a broken heart? Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.