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Work Ethic / Summer Job

Emily Anderson, PJ Gray (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645983590

This book is actually two books in one, with a nonfiction side and a fiction side. The nonfiction side teaches students about an important life skills topic, and the fiction side helps them see the skills in action as they read about teens in real-world situations.

Time of Courage

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919952

Carmen Ibarra's larger-than-life father is running for city council against Monte Esposito, the corrupt incumbent- and Naomi's cousin. Ernesto is a little nervous. Deep in his heart he knows that Esposito is not good for the barrio. But he isn't about to upset Naomi's family. So he keeps his mouth shut.

Skinhead Birdy

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630782825

Expelled from high school number one, Tyler Ruiz is attending his second. Not a great record for a sophomore with anger issues. Then he meets Sara Allen. Tyler's a good-looking guy, so he figures Sara's an easy hookup. But she isn't. She's complicated. And uninterested. Which makes Tyler want her even more. As he learns about Sara's punk rock world, Tyler's protective outer layers peel away. And he falls hard for a girl who is mentally unstable and achingly vulnerable.

Instafamous

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630788315

Kevin Sanders is an online celebrity. He's known for his hilarious pranks. Millions subscribe to his YouTube channel. He also has millions of Instagram followers. Companies pay Kevin a lot of money to promote their products. It's made Kevin and his parents wealthy. But it also leaves little time for a personal life. Kevin's girlfriend helps by reminding him that he's more that his online status. And his best friend reminds him that being Instafamous may not be worth any amount of money.

Bad Date

PJ Gray (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630784317

With themes of STEM, Science, TERL Boosters offer expansion opportunities for your Teen Emergent Reader Libraries. Each Booster level supports a TERL library. Boosters can also stand alone and are excellent hi-lo classroom books.

Back-Up Quarterback

Eleanor Robins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919518

Dan has worked hard for three years to earn the quarterback slot on the football team, but Clay, a new boy who has moved to the area, is better and threatens to take the slot from him. Coach asks Dan to help Clay learn plays. Dan faces the dilemma of doing what is best for him and doing what is best for the team.

The Best Week Ever

Eleanor Robins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919525

Deb has reading problems and is self-conscious about it. She doesn't think smart boys will like her. But she's hardworking, helpful, and a girl of her word. Deb turns down a date to rake her sick neighbor's leaves. Ed, smart and handsome, comes by to give her a hand and- perhaps- ask her out.

The Ritual

Janice Greene (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919075

Terrell decides to expose the secret ritual that injured a new football player, Dylan, in spite of threats from Booth.

Blood and Basketball

Janice Greene (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602919358

Dale Curtis, the rookie on the Jackson Eagles basketball team, struggles between his commitment to the team and loyalty to his ex-con brother.

A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602918290

During the perilous French Revolution, the lives of two men who look alike are entwined: One is in danger of being beheaded by the guillotine, and the other, a hero who sacrifices his own life for his friend.

What's Wrong With The World

G.K. Chesterton (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426841

Shaving the child’s head doesn’t solve a lice infestation. To solve the problem, G.K. Chesterton believes, the humankind must look inward and in depth, and address the poverty issues plus the today’s precarious living conditions. But what about the women’s right to vote or the human being’s rapid dehumanization?

Uncle's dream; and The Permanent Husband

Fyodor Dostoevsky (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426742

Uncle's Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky was written following his five year exile to Siberia where he was sent to serve in a hard labor camp. Following what could only have been a harrowing and harsh existence in Russia's infamous prison for political and social prisoners, one would expect Dostoyevsky's work to have been dark and bitter. Rather, Uncle's Dream is a humorous and yet scathing commentary on Russian provincial high-society. The Eternal Husband is a novella by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky that was first published in 1870 in Zarya magazine The novella's plot revolves around the complicated relationship between Velchaninov and Trusotsky, the husband of his deceased former lover.

Two on a Tower

Thomas Hardy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426704

A book about the forbidden love between a 20 year old astronomer, Swithin, and Viviette, the much older woman of 29.

Wessex Tales

Thomas Hardy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426810

A collection of six novellas, written in the 1880s and 1890s, about the true nature of nineteenth century marriage and its inherent restrictions.

What Is Man? And Other Essays

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426827

Besides his one-of-a-kind fiction craftsmanship, Mark Twain was also an excellent essayist. In his essays, Twain tried to solve the human kind’s riddles and answer those burning questions asked ever since Ancient Greece. Is Man an egocentric and conditional machine? What is Circumstance? Are all Men mad? Why do we create idols? Twain has an answer for all these questions!

Under the Greenwood Tree

Thomas Hardy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426759

Life in the English village of Mellstock is about to change when a mechanical organ is brought to the local church. Of course, there is also a need for an organist and that is where beautiful, highly-educated Fancy Day comes in. Replacing the church’s choir however is more difficult than it seems, especially when a member of the choir, Dick falls for Fancy at first sight.

Thus Spake Zarathustra

Friedrich Nietzche (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426629

Zarathustra is not the Persian founder of Zoroastrianism; he is just a means to Friedrich Nietzsche’s end. Through Zarathustra, Nietzsche tries to define his own philosophy attacking the Christian values of good and evil and predicting the rise of a new man, the superman, a self-mastered, self-cultivating, self-directed and self-overcoming individual.

The White Company

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426483

Alleyne is all-grown up now and ready to leave the comfort of the abbey where he was raised. He wants to join the White Company - a group of mercenaries ready to fight for England in the Hundred Years’ War - but first he must visit his older brother. The meeting doesn’t go as planned, and Alleyne ends up saving Maude who turns out to be the daughter of Sir Nigel Luring, the commander of the White Company.

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature

William James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426421

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is not a book about a specific religion. The author, psychologist Williams James, does not try to convince the reader one religion is better than the other. He doesn’t even make a case for atheism and the scientific approach. The book is in fact about human nature and how we experience religion at a psychological level.

The Witness

Grace Livingston Hill (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426513

Paul Courtland must choose between his two loves.

Three Lives

Gertrude Stein (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426599

In Three Lives, Gertrude Stein tells the story of three common American women. The first one is Anna Federner, a German immigrant with green parrot that colors her apparently dull serving life. Melanctha, a black woman searching for a meaning in her mixed life, is the protagonist of the second part of the book while Lena, a passive and misunderstood of German descent, is the unsung hero of the third part.

The Woodlanders

Thomas Hardy (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426544

After spending several years away from home to study, Grace Melbury returns to Little Hintock only to find Giles, her betrothed, still in love with her. Her father thinks Giles - a humble peasant - isn’t worthy of marrying his highly-educated daughter and persuades her to marry a young doctor by the name of Edgar Fitzpiers. Edgar is not quite the loyal type though.

The Trembling of a Leaf: Stories of the South Sea Islands

W. Somerset Maugham (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426384

Spy for the British Empire, W. Somerset Maugham traveled many times to the South Pacific and the Far East. There, he began creating a series of short stories about the life of the colonialists and how the remoteness and strangeness of such far-away lands can ultimately destroy the very soul of the civilized man.

The War Romance of the Salvation Army

Grace Livingston Hill (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426452

The War Romance of the Salvation Army by Grace Livingston Hill is a romance novel, but one unlike her other books. Instead of focusing on the developing love between a man and a woman, this book features the "romance" between the U.S. Army and the Salvation Army. This book features a collection of stories about the women who traveled to the front lines during World War I.

The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426155

Like many of Conrad’s writings, the action in The Secret Sharer is set on a boat at sea and revolves around a central character torn apart. He is the new ship captain and has to win the trust of his crew. To make things difficult however, he accepts to hide a man accused of murder in his cabin. The two characters strike up a strange bound.