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The Girl Who Owned a City
O. T. (Terry) Nelson
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A deadly virus killed every adult on Earth, leaving only the kids behind. With her parents gone, Lisa is responsible for her little brother, Todd. She has to make sure they stay alive. Many kids are sick or starving, and fierce gangs are stealing and destroying everything they find. Lots of people have given up, but on Grand Avenue, some kids are surviving. Because of Lisa. Lisa figured out how to give the kids on Grand Avenue food, homes, and protection against the gangs.
Tom Stone stepped into Seward High and into Maria McBride's life like a bolt of lightning. He's the perfect guy for Maria - nice, smart, and well-built. There's just one problem: his family. Tom's father is the town's new funeral director, and business is booming. The bodies are piling up thick and fast in Persephone Falls, Alaska, so Dr. Stone keeps Tom up late at night working in the funeral home. And it's clear that Dr. Stone and his creepy assistant, Graves, don't want Maria around.
Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing - the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker.... Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan - the perfect project! Vanessa is determined to find out Jean-Paul's story. Why would such a smart hunk waste his life as a janitor? She drags her best friend, Stork, on a nighttime mission to learn more. What she sees makes her blood run cold. Suddenly Vanessa's little New Mexico town is overrun by vampires, and Vanessa seems to be the target.
Serena Stevens is already popular in her new school - so popular she has two guys interested in her. Self-assured Lance is a football star, and introverted Cam is an intellectual who gets nervous just working with her on their English project about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Between the two of them, Serena has the perfect boyfriend, if she can figure out how to keep them apart. Soon there's much more to worry about when two cheerleaders go missing. Serena starts to wonder: Could one of the guys be responsible?
Bethany Farmer's life is a boring high school routine, and she likes it that way. Soccer, coffee, homework, more coffee, and no goofy romance. That is until foreign exchange student Allein Atwood shows up in her Midwestern town, and her life turns epically weird. To her horror, Bethany is swept off her feet by Allein's spellbinding ways - and then knocked flat by savage creatures set loose into suburbia to hunt Allein down. Suddenly, Bethany's normal town is twisted upside down, and nothing is what it seems.
Life isn't exactly paradise for aspiring artist Morning Glory Conroy. Anxious about an upcoming comics festival and worried about her best friend Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory has enough to juggle without also being swept off her feet by the guy Julia likes. Gabriel is the answer to every girl's prayers: sweet, full of wonder at the world, and divinely handsome. Glory is in for a startling revelation when she discovers Gabriel's true identity - and learns that their romance has distracted him from an important mission.
Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey's first chance at a real relationship was dead from the start. She's the star of her high school baseball team, and Jack's the star of the science program. Her idea of a study session includes sleeping in the sun, and his idea of a good game involves dungeons and dice. But opposites start attracting when they're assigned to be partners in a class project.
When basketball fans hear the words Final Four, they probably think of the buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories, and bracket-busters that have thrilled people for years. However, you don't need to be a die-hard fan to know that the NCAA men's basketball tournament is one of the most popular sports events in the United States. By the time the tournament of 64 teams has been whittled down to the Final Four, excitement reaches a fever pitch.
Staci Glass feels cursed - whenever there's a crisis, she's stuck in the middle. Now her best friend, Faith, has a new hobby, and against her better judgment, Staci conjures up the courage to go along. They join a trio of wannabe witches for a magical ceremony in an Incan history exhibit. Their chanting is loud enough to raise the dead, it seems. Why else would a shriveled-up mummy go missing - and a mysterious Incan prince suddenly appear?
Who won the first Daytona 500? What do teams do to prepare their cars for 500 miles of hard, high-speed racing? Who gave the Daytona 500 the nickname the "Great American Race"? Learn all about stock car racing's biggest event and the drivers and crew who make it possible in this fascinating, fact-filled book. You will join in the excitement of 43 cars running nose-to-tail and side-by-side at almost 200 miles per hour.
Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of 30 men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of the Danes. Hrothgar's land is plagued by Grendel, a vicious monster who attacks the Danes by night. Beowulf sets sail to aid Hrothgar and the Danes. But is Beowulf strong enough to slay the monstrous Grendel? And even if he succeeds, what other dangers lie ahead for the warrior-hero?