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438258. The Perils of Love: Breaking Through the Darkness by Jerry B. Jenkins. Heat Wave: Surviving the Fourth Bowl Judgment by Jerry B. Jenkins. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall. Robots Go Wild! (House of Robots #2) by James Patterson. Robot Revolution! (House of Robots, #3) by James Patterson. Wonder's Victory (Thoroughbred, #4) by Joanna Campbell. Wonder's Promise (Thoroughbred, #2) by Joanna Campbell. Wonder's First Race (Thoroughbred, #3) by Joanna Campbell.

Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman. 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by R.J. Palacio. Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville. Hideout by Watt Key. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon. Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key. Eliot-schrefer | Endangered. From National Book Award Finalist Eliot Schrefer comes the compelling tale of a girl who must save a group of bonobos -- and herself -- from a violent coup. Congo is a dangerous place, even for people who are trying to do good. When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos, she’s not thrilled to be there. Then Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels responsible for another creature.

But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. When an armed revolution breaks out in the country, the sanctuary is attacked, and the two of them must escape unprepared into the jungle. Caught in the crosshairs of a lethal conflict, they must struggle to keep safe, to eat, and to live. In ENDANGERED, Eliot Schrefer plunges us into a heart-stopping exploration of the things we do to survive, the sacrifices we make to help others, and the tangled geography that ties us all, human and animal, together.​

Praise for Endangered The Washington Post: Booklist: Unschooled by Allan Woodrow. New World: Ashes (New World #2) by Jennifer Wilson. La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust, #1) by Philip Pullman. Girling Up by Mayim Bialik. Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today’s world is no easy task. Juggling family, friends, romantic relationships, social interests and school…sometimes it feels like you might need to be a superhero to get through it all!

But really, all you need is little information. Want to be strong? “Bialik is encouraging without being preachy . . . many teens will be drawn to this engaging and useful book.” “Ultimately, the author stresses that ‘Girling Up’ does not end with adulthood—it is a lifelong journey. “Written in conversational style . . . the tone remains understanding, supportive, and respectful of the reader’s individuality throughout the text.”