Jarrett doesn't trust Kevon. But he's got to share a room with him anyway.
It was one thing when Jarrett's mom took care of foster babies who needed help. But this time it's different. This time the baby who needs help has an older brother -- a kid Jarrett's age named Kevon.
Everyone thinks Jarrett and Kevon should be friends -- but that's not gonna happen. Not when Kevon's acting like he's better than Jarrett -- and not when Jarrett finds out Kevon's keeping some major secrets.
Jarrett doesn't think it's fair that he has to share his room, his friends, and his life with some stranger. He's gotta do something about it -- but what?
From award-winning author Coe Booth, Kinda Like Brothers is the story of two boys who really don't get along -- but have to find a way to figure it out.
Scholastic United States Scholastic Reprints Pub.Date:10/2015 256 Pages
Code of Honor
By: Alan Gratz
From the acclaimed of author of Prisoner B-3087, a timely, heart-racing action-adventure about the War on Terror -- and the bond between brothers.
Kamran Smith has it all. He's the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can't wait to enlist in the Army like his big brother, Darius. Although Kamran's family hails from Iran, Kamran has always felt 100% American. Accepted.
And then everything implodes.
Darius is accused of being a terrorist. Kamran refuses to believe it, but the evidence is there -- Darius has been filmed making threats against his country, hinting at an upcoming deadly attack. Kamran's friends turn on him -- suddenly, in their eyes, he's a terrorist, too.
Kamran knows it's up to him to clear his brother's name. In a race against time, Kamran must piece together a series of clues and codes that will lead him to Darius -- and the truth.
But is it a truth Kamran is ready to face? And is he putting his own life at risk?
Scholastic United States Scholastic Press Pub.Date:09/2015 240 Pages
Young Man With Camera
By: Emil Sher
Illustrator: Dan Wyman
A picture is worth a thousand words -- and with a unique photographic format, a stunning original voice, and a provocative portrayal of bullying, YOUNG MAN WITH CAMERA is a book to get people talking.
T-- is used to getting grief. He gets it from his mom, who blames herself for his accident years earlier. He gets it from Mr. Lam, who suspects every kid of stealing from his shop. Worst of all, he gets it from Joined at the Hip, a trio of bullies so vicious that they leave T-- terrified of even using his entire name.
But T-- has his own strength too: his camera, which captures the unique way he sees the world. His pictures connect him to Ms. Karamath, the kind librarian at school; his friend Sean, whose passion for mysteries is matched only by his love for his dog; and especially Lucy, a homeless woman who shares his admiration for the photographer Diane Arbus. When Lucy is attacked by Joined at the Hip, T-- documents the assault on film. But the bullies know he has the photographs, and their anger could be deadly. What's the right thing for T-- to do? Do pictures ever tell the whole truth? And what if the truth isn't always the right answer?
Scholastic United States Arthur A. Levine Novels Pub.Date:10/2015 240 Pages
The Raven Cycle #04: The Raven King
By: Maggie Stiefvater
The fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.
All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.
In a starred review for Blue Lily, Lily Blue, Kirkus Reviews declared: "Expect this truly one-of-a-kind series to come to a thundering close."
Scholastic United States Scholastic Press Pub.Date:10/2015 400 Pages
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #08: Mighty Robot vs. the Naughty Nightcrawlers from Neptune
By: Dav Pilkey
Illustrator: Dan Santat
From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, an outofthisworld friendship adventure with fullcolor illustrations!
Having a Mighty Robot as a best friend is great, but it's even greater when he can help build a fort! After some pounding, some banging, and some laser eyewelding, Ricky and his Mighty Robot build the coolest fort ever! But when Ricky's cousin Lucy shows up, she renames the fort a "castle" and says it needs curtainsrats! But these are the least of Ricky's worries.... Nimrod Nightcawler has created a wormhole so he can send his army of evil Nightcrawlers to help him take over the world, and Ricky's Robot is trapped in a deep pit! Without his Mighty Robot, it's up to Rickyand an unlikely heroto put a stop to this nightmare from Neptune!
Scholastic United States Scholastic Inc. Pub.Date:11/2015 128 Pages
Captain Underpants #12: Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot
By: Dav Pilkey
Illustrator: Dav Pilkey
There's something rotten in the state of Ohio, and it's smellier than a pile of putrid gym socks! Steer clearit's Sir StinksALot!
George, Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all daythen they switch! But when their malicious gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, creates a method of mind control that turns their fellow students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, the future of all humanity will be in their hands!
Scholastic United States Captain Underpants Pub.Date:09/2015 208 Pages
By: Brian Selznick
Caldecott Award winner and bookmaking trailblazer Brian Selznick once again plays with the form he invented and takes readers on an aweinspiring voyage!
Two seemingly unrelated storiesone in words, the other in picturescome together with spellbinding synergy! The illustrated story begins in 1766 with Billy Marvel, the lone survivor of a shipwreck, and charts the adventures of his family of actors over five generations. The prose story opens in 1990 and follows Joseph, who has run away from school to an estranged uncle's puzzling house in London, where he, along with the reader, must piece together many mysteries. How the picture and word stories intersect will leave readers marveling over Selznick's storytelling prowess.
Filled with mystery, vibrant characters, surprise twists, and heartrending beauty, and featuring Selznick's most arresting art to date, The Marvels is a moving tribute to the power of story.
Scholastic United States Scholastic Press Pub.Date:09/2015 672 Pages
Clifford's School Story Box
By: Norman Bridwell
Six school-themed storybooks in a sturdy carrying case for only $10.99.
This boxed set is perfect for getting ready to go back to school! It includes six storybooks including the brand-new Clifford Goes to Kindergarten. Also includes these timeless favorites: -Clifford's First School Day -Clifford Goes to Dog School -Clifford's Sports Day -Clifford's ABCs -Clifford's Manners
All six books come packaged in a sturdy case with handle.
Scholastic United States Scholastic Inc. Pub.Date:06/2015 Pages
All We Have is Now
By: Lisa Schroeder
From the author of THE BRIDGE FROM ME TO YOU, a groundbreaking novel about what matters most--when time is running out.
What do you do with your last day on earth?
There are twenty-seven hours and fifteen minutes left until a meteor strikes North America, and, for Emerson and everyone else who didn't leave, the world will end. But Emerson's world already ended when she ran away from home last year. Since then she has lived on the streets, relying on her wits and her friend Vince to help her find places to sleep and food to eat.
The city's quieter now that most people are gone, and no one seems to know what to do as the end approaches. But then Emerson and Vince meet Carl, who tells them that he has been granting people's wishes. He gave his car away so a woman could take her son to see the ocean for the first time, and he gives Emerson and Vince all the money he has in his wallet.
Suddenly this last day seems full of possibility. Emerson and Vince can grant a lot of wishes in twenty-seven hours--maybe even their own.
Scholastic United States Point Pub.Date:07/2015 272 Pages
By: Paul Griffin
From critically acclaimed author Paul Griffin comes a fast-paced young adult novel about four very different teens lost at sea with no one to count on but themselves. Matt and Mike are best friends, just two working-class guys trying to earn some money in Montauk for the summer. When they meet Driana, JoJo, and Stef, three friends who live a much different life of privilege, Matt and Mike find themselves in a sticky situation where temptation rivals sensibility.
Worlds collide when the group ventures out to sea aboard a small boat that Stef sneaks out from her dad's dock. As the waves rise and the fragile vessel weakens, things go horribly wrong. Adrift at sea for days, who will have what it takes to survive?
Scholastic United States Scholastic Press Pub.Date:07/2015 256 Pages