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Carnegie award for Kevin Brooks' 'The Bunker Diary' sparks controversy

The Carnegie Medal is the British equivalent of the Newbery Medal in the U.S. It's meant to recognize an outstanding new book for children or young adults. Unlike the Newbery jury, however, the Carnegie jury very often has an eye for darker works, especially in the young adult category.<p>It's hard to …

Why J.K. Rowling Will Always Be Your Favorite Author

"After all this time?" "Always."

Veronica Mars Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Kristen Bell, James Franco Movie HD

Joseph Delaney talks about 'The Spook's Revenge'

Doctor Who: Nothing O'Clock

• <b>Author:</b> Neil Gaiman<p>Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord.<p>Thousands of years ago, Time Lords built a Prison for the Kin. They made …

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Seuss<p>Dr. Seuss’s irrepressible optimism is front and center in <i>Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?</i> <br>“When you think things are bad,<br>when you feel sour and blue,<br>when you start to get mad . . .<br>you should do what <i>I</i> do!”<br>So begins the terrific advice of the wise old man in the Desert of …

An Abundance of Katherines

• <b>Author:</b> John Green<p><b>From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars</b><p>Michael L. Printz Honor Book<i><br>Los Angeles Times</i> Book Prize Finalist<p>Katherine V thought boys were gross<br>Katherine X just wanted to be friends<br>Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail<br>K-19 broke his heart<br>When it comes to …

A Wrinkle in Time

• <b>Author:</b> Madeleine L'Engle<p>It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.<p>"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I …

The Bad Beginning

• <b>Author:</b> Lemony Snicket<p>SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES<p>Are you made fainthearted by death? Does fire unnerve you? Is a villain something that might crop up in future nightmares of yours? Are you thrilled by nefarious plots? Is cold porridge upsetting to you? Vicious threats? Hooks? Uncomfortable …

The Divergent Series Complete Collection

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>All three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy are available together for the first time! Perfect for gift givers, collectors, and fans new to the series, the collection includes Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant, as well as bonus content: a 48-page …

The Maze Runner

• <b>Author:</b> James Dashner<p>Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dylan O'Brien and Kaya Scodelario.<p>The first book in the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Maze Runner series—<i>The Maze Runner</i> is a modern classic, perfect for fans of <i>The Hunger Games</i> and <i>Divergent</i>.<p>When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing …

The Giver

• <b>Author:</b> Lois Lowry<p>Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. This ebook includes a sample chapter of GATHERING BLUE.<p>Aug 01, 1994 – Winner of the 1994 …

The Fall of Five

• <b>Author:</b> Pittacus Lore<p>The Fall of Five is the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series by Pittacus Lore. The Garde are finally reunited, but do they have what it takes to win the war against the Mogadorians?<p>John Smith—Number Four—thought that things would change once …

Allegiant

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that captivated millions of readers and film fans in Divergent and Insurgent.<p>One choice will define you. What if your whole world was a lie? …

The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p><b>DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.</b> <b><br>The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.</b> <i><br>When Death has a story to tell, you</i> …