Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the guardians of the school, protecting the day class from the Academy's dark secret: the night class is full of vampires!"(series) by Masashi Kishimoto"In another world, ninja are the ultimate power--and in the village of Konohagakure live the stealthiest ninja in the world."by Donna Jo Napoli"Believing herself too plain to be loved, Elisabetta's life is changed when she is noticed by the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci while on a trip to Florence, but after falling in love with a member of the Medici clan, unexpected danger and heartache soon disrupt her young life once again."by Margi Preus"In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States." by Celia Rees"In 1794 England, the rich and beautiful Sovay, disguised as a highwayman, acquires papers that could lead to her father's arrest for treason, and soon her newly-awakened political consciousness leads her and a compatriot to France during the Revolution."by Lois Ruby"From 1939 to 1945, a Jewish family struggles to survive in occupied China; young Ilse by remaining optimistic, her older brother by joining a resistance movement, her mother by maintaining connections to the past, and her father by playing the violin that had been his livelihood."by Raymond Wemmlinger"In nineteenth-century New York City, Edwina, daughter of the famous actor Edwin Booth and niece of John Wilkes Booth, finds it difficult to escape the family tragedy and to meet the needs of a demanding father while maintaining her independence."by Markus Zusak"Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors."by Robert Cormier"Sixteen-year-old Denny lives in the shadow of a deadly accident with which his father was connected when he was Denny's age, a disaster for which some of the survivors still blame his father."by Thomas Fahy"Six teens are drawn back to the small, North Carolina town where they once lived and, one by one, begin to die of their worst fears, as prophesied by the cult leader they killed five years earlier, and who they believe poisoned their parents."by Mary Downing Hahn"While staying at the remote and reputedly haunted Maine inn run by her father and pregnant stepmother, sixteen-year-old Cynda feels increasingly isolated from her father's new family and finds solace in the attentions of a charming but mysterious guest."by Jason Hightman"In 1892, a wealthy, seventeen-year-old married couple, Tess and Tobias Goodraven, lay ghosts to rest for the thrill of it but, separated by the terrible witch who was responsible for the Salem witchcraft horrors, they may not have strength to survive, much less help the dead."by Charlie Higson"After a disease turns everyone over sixteen into brainless, decomposing, flesh-eating creatures, a group of teenagers leave their shelter and set out of a harrowing journey across London to the safe haven of Buckingham Palace."(book 3) by Simon Holt"The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for fifteen-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims."by Annette Curtis Klause"Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her packmates and the fear of the townspeople to decide where she belongs and with whom."Morpheus Road Series:(book 1) by D. Mac Hal"Sixteen-year-old Marshall Seaver is expecting a boring summer when his best friend goes away, but instead he finds himself haunted--and hunted--by ghosts that want something from him which he cannot decipher."by Norma Fox Mazer"In Mallory, New York, as five sisters, aged eleven to seventeen, deal with assorted problems, conflicts, fears, and yearnings, a mysterious middle-aged man watches them, fascinated, deciding which one he likes the best." by Lauren Myracle"Having grown up in a California commune, Bliss sees her aloof grandmother's Atlanta world as a foreign country, but she is determined to be nice as a freshman at an elite high school, which makes her the perfect target for Sandy, a girl obsessed with the occult."by Thomas Randall"After her mother dies, sixteen-year-old Kara and her father move to Japan, where he teaches and she attends school, but she is haunted by a series of frightening nightmares and deaths that might be revenge--or something worse." (book 3) by Carrie Ryan"Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead." (book 2) by Rick Yancey"In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr.Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi."by Colleen Craig"Traveling to South Africa with her journalist mother, thirteen-year-old Kim finds her life forever changed as she explores the country's diverse and often shocking history, while trying to unlock the secret that has always kept her from knowing her father."by Sheba Karim"Nina Khan is not just the only Asian or Muslim student in her small-town high school in upstate New York, she is also faces the legacy of her 'Supernerd' older sister, body hair, and the pain of having a crush when her parents forbid her to Neesha Meminger"In the days and weeks following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Samar, who is of Punjabi heritage but has been raised with no knowledge of her past by her single mother, wants to learn about her family's history and to get in touch with the grandparents her mother shuns."by Mitali Perkins"Secretly in love with her best friend and business partner Steve, fifteen-year-old Jazz must spend the summer away from him when her family goes to India during that country's rainy season to help set up a clinic."by Mitali Perkins"In 1974 when her father leaves New Delhi, India, to seek a job in New York, Ashi, a tomboy at the advanced age of sixteen, feels thwarted in the home of her extended family in Calcutta where she, her mother, and sister must stay, and when her father dies before he can send for them, they must remain with their relatives and observe the old-fashioned traditions that Ashi hates."Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (book 1), Haveli (book 2), & House of Djinn (book 3) by Suzanne Fisher Staples"When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes."by Avi"After receiving an apparent crank call from a man claiming to have committed murder, fifteen-year-old Andy finds his close relationship with his father crumbling as he struggles to make everyone believe him." by Sara Beitia"When seventeen-year-old Albert Morales's girlfriend Lily goes missing and he is the main suspect in her disappearance, he must deflect the worries of his angry parents, the suspicions of the police, and Lily's dangerous stepfather as Albert desperately tries to find her, with her sister as his only ally."by Josh Berk"When Will Halpin transfers from his all-deaf school into a mainstream Pennsylvania high school, he faces discrimination and bullying, but still manages to solve a mystery surrounding the death of a popular football player in his class."by John C.With access to his father's files, Light can keep one step ahead of the authorities.But who is the strange man following him, and how can Light guard against enemies whose names he doesn't know?Nobody in her class thinks she should be there except two brothers, Daichi and Sora, who recognize Najika's magical talent for cooking."(series) by Tite Kubo"Fifteen-year-old high school student Ichigo Kurosaki has martial arts skills and the ability to see ghosts, and his life is about to change when he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a soul reaper and protector of innocents."(series) by John Jackson Miller et al."Follows the adventures of Zayne Carrick, one lone Padawan who becomes a fugitive hunted by his own Masters for the charge of murdering every one of his fellow Jedi-in-training and his desperate race to clear his name."(series) story by Tsugumi Ohba art by Takeshi Obata"Light tests the boundaries of the Death Note's powers as L and the police begin to close in.Luckily Light's father is the head of the Japanese National Police Agency and leaves vital information about the case lying around the house.
Pearson"In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence." by John Boyne"Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called 'Out-With' in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence."by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan"High school student Nick O'Leary, member of a rock band, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg and asks her to be his girlfriend for five minutes in order to avoid his ex-sweetheart."by Alex Flinn"A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form."by Pittacus Lore"In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a fifteen-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien."(series) by Bryan Lee O'malley"Scott Pilgrim's life is fantastic.Will Alex manage to weather the dark forces gathering?"Miki Falls Series: Spring (book 1), Summer (book 2), Autumn (book 3), Winter (book 4) by Mark Crilley"Miki Yoshida has decided that her final year of high school is going to be her best.Although she could have done it without breaking a sweat, ironically, this time she's innocent."Hunger Games (book 1), Catching Fire (book 2), & Mockingjay (book 3) by Suzanne Collins In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.by Sarah Dessen"When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others."by Catherine Fisher"To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape."Chronicles of Nick Series: (book 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon"Streetwise, tough, and savvy, Nick and his quick sarcasm are the stuff of legend...But twelve years ago Konohagakure was attacked by a fearsome threat--a nine-tailed fox demon which claimed the life of the Hokage, the village champion.