Lisa Bright and Dark

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ISBN: 9781504032988
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Number of pages: 110
Author: John Neufeld
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Lisa Bright and Dark in PDF and EPUB Selected as one of TheNew York Times Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored worldwide, Lisa, Bright and Dark was an immediate sensation when it was first published. Detailing how mental illness affects friends and family of the ill, Lisa, Bright and Dark has been in print for more than forty years. Its value has not diminished over time, and readers throughout the world contact the author regularly to discuss their reactions to it. A straight-through read, it is full of romance, excitement, suspense, and finally triumph.

Lisa Bright and Dark

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ISBN: 1435246152
Release Date: 2008-04-18
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Author: John Neufeld

Download and read online Lisa Bright and Dark in PDF and EPUB Sixteen-year-old Lisa seeks solace from her family when she begins to lose touch with the world of reason

Bright Galaxies Dark Matters

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ISBN: 1563962314
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 236
Author: Vera C. Rubin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Bright Galaxies Dark Matters in PDF and EPUB Bright Galaxies, Dark Matters charts two extraordinary journeys: the road to a better understanding of the structure and composition of the universe, and Dr. Rubin's own path-breaking career. The scientific papers included here offer an overview of the topic that has been the major focus of Dr. Rubin's career: the motions of stars within galaxies and the evidence from these motions that most of the matter in the universe is dark. Elsewhere, Dr. Rubin examines some of the tools of her trade - from star charts to the Hubble Telescope to some of the observatories where she has worked. The concluding section, The Astronomical Life, finds Dr. Rubin writing candidly about the demands and rewards of her career, offering insightful portraits of colleagues, friends, and other notable women in science.

Edgar Allan

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ISBN: 9781504032858
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Number of pages: 84
Author: John Neufeld
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Edgar Allan in PDF and EPUB Selected as one of the New York Times Book Review’s Best Books of the Year and honored worldwide, Edgar Allan was an immediate sensation when it was first published. “This is not a novel about prejudice or race relations or brotherhood, or anything too simple. It is about parents and children, young people and older people, about love and failure, loss and discovery, coming to terms with our self and others. Edgar Allan . . . is a work of Art.” Its value has not been diminished over time, and readers throughout the world contact the author regularly to discuss their reactions to it. A straight-through read, it is full of anxiety, excitement, suspense, and finally, understanding.

Kissing Doorknobs

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ISBN: 9780307477743
Release Date: 2010-03-10
Number of pages: 160
Author: Terry Spencer Hesser
Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Download and read online Kissing Doorknobs in PDF and EPUB During her preschool years, Tara Sullivan lived in terror that something bad would happen to her mother while they were apart. In grade school, she panicked during the practice fire drills. Practice for what?, Tara asked. For the upcoming disaster that was bound to happen? Then, at the age of 11, it happened. Tara heard the phrase that changed her life: Step on a crack, break your mother's back. Before Tara knew it, she was counting every crack in the sidewalk. Over time, Tara's "quirks" grew and developed: arranging her meals on plates, nonstop prayer rituals, until she developed a new ritual wherin she kissed her fingers and touched doorknobs.... From the Paperback edition.

Double Helix

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ISBN: 9781101577394
Release Date: 2005-05-05
Number of pages: 256
Author: Nancy Werlin
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Double Helix in PDF and EPUB Eighteen-year-old Eli discovers a shocking secret about his life and his family while working for a Nobel Prize-winning scientist whose specialty is genetic engineering.

OCD The Dude and Me

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ISBN: 9781101592212
Release Date: 2013-03-21
Number of pages: 240
Author: Lauren Roedy Vaughn
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online OCD The Dude and Me in PDF and EPUB With frizzy orange hair, a plus-sized body, sarcastic demeanor, and "unique learning profile," Danielle Levine doesn't fit in even at her alternative high school. While navigating her doomed social life, she writes scathing, self-aware, and sometimes downright raunchy essays for English class. As a result of her unfiltered writing style, she is forced to see the school psychologist and enroll in a "social skills" class. But when she meets Daniel, another social misfit who is obsessed with the cult classic film The Big Lebowski, Danielle's resolve to keep everyone at arm's length starts to crumble.

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

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ISBN: 0547350058
Release Date: 2004-05-24
Number of pages: 224
Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy in PDF and EPUB It only takes a few hours for Turner Buckminster to start hating Phippsburg, Maine. No one in town will let him forget that he's a minister's son, even if he doesn't act like one. But then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart and sassy girl from a poor nearby island community founded by former slaves. Despite his father's-and the town's-disapproval of their friendship, Turner spends time with Lizzie, and it opens up a whole new world to him, filled with the mystery and wonder of Maine's rocky coast. The two soon discover that the town elders, along with Turner's father, want to force the people to leave Lizzie's island so that Phippsburg can start a lucrative tourist trade there. Turner gets caught up in a spiral of disasters that alter his life-but also lead him to new levels of acceptance and maturity. This sensitively written historical novel, based on the true story of a community's destruction, highlights a unique friendship during a time of change. Author's note.


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ISBN: 9780698165403
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Number of pages: 352
Author: David Arnold
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Mosquitoland in PDF and EPUB “Top-notch” —USA Today “Illuminating” —Washington Post “A breath of fresh air” —Entertainment Weekly “Memorable” —People By the New York Times bestselling author of Kids of Appetite! After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland. So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way. But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane. Told in an unforgettable, kaleidoscopic voice, Mosquitoland is a modern American odyssey, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. From the Hardcover edition.

Highly Illogical Behaviour

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ISBN: 9780571330454
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Number of pages: 304
Author: John Corey Whaley
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Download and read online Highly Illogical Behaviour in PDF and EPUB Sixteen year old Solomon has agoraphobia. He hasn't left his house in three years, which is fine by him. At home, he is the master of his own kingdom--even if his kingdom doesn't extend outside of the house. Ambitious Lisa desperately wants to go to a top tier psychiatry program. She'll do anything to get in. When Lisa finds out about Solomon's solitary existence, she comes up with a plan sure to net her a scholarship: Befriend Solomon. Treat his condition. And write a paper on her findings. To earn Solomon's trust, Lisa begins letting him into her life, introducing him to her boyfriend Clark, and telling him her secrets. Soon, Solomon begins to open up and expand his universe. But all three teens have grown uncomfortably close, and when their facades fall down, their friendships threaten to collapse, as well. At turns hilarious and heartwarming, Highly Illogical Behavior showcases the different ways in which we hide ourselves from the world--and the ways in which love, tragedy, and the need for connection may be the only things to bring us back into the light.

Strictly No Elephants

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ISBN: 9781481416474
Release Date: 2015-10-27
Number of pages: 32
Author: Lisa Mantchev
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Strictly No Elephants in PDF and EPUB A boy is excluded from joining his friends' pet club because of his unusual pet.

Ink and Bone

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ISBN: 9781501101663
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Number of pages: 352
Author: Lisa Unger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Ink and Bone in PDF and EPUB New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger “builds a sense of place for The Hollows that rivals Stephen King’s Castle Rock for continuity and creepiness.” —The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) “For fans of dark and twisty psychological suspense, Ink and Bone is not to be missed.” —Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author of Most Wanted A young woman’s mysterious gift forces her into the middle of a dangerous investigation of a little girl's disappearance. Twenty-year-old Finley Montgomery is rarely alone. Visited by people whom others can’t see and haunted by prophetic dreams she has never been able to control or understand, Finley is terrified by the things that happen to her. When Finley’s abilities start to become too strong for her to handle—and even the roar of her motorcycle or another dazzling tattoo can’t drown out the voices—she turns to the only person she knows who can help her: her grandmother Eloise Montgomery, a renowned psychic living in The Hollows, New York. Merri Gleason is a woman at the end of her tether after a ten-month-long search for her missing daughter, Abbey. With almost every hope exhausted, she resorts to hiring Jones Cooper, a detective who sometimes works with psychic Eloise Montgomery. Merri’s not a believer, but she’s just desperate enough to go down that road, praying that she’s not too late. Time, she knows, is running out. As a harsh white winter moves into The Hollows, Finley and Eloise are drawn into the investigation, which proves to have much more at stake than even the fate of a missing girl. As Finley digs deeper into the town and its endless layers, she is forced to examine the past, even as she tries to look into the future. Only one thing is clear: The Hollows gets what it wants, no matter what.

The Orange Houses

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ISBN: 0803733461
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 147
Author: Paul Griffin
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Orange Houses in PDF and EPUB Tamika, a fifteen-year-old hearing-impaired girl, Jimmi, an eighteen-year-old veteran who stopped taking his antipsychotic medication, and sixteen-year-old Fatima, an illegal immigrant from Africa, meet and connect in their Bronx, New York, neighborhood,with devastating results.

Cruise Control

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ISBN: 9780062216953
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Number of pages: 160
Author: Terry Trueman
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Cruise Control in PDF and EPUB How sick is this: I'm the major jock-stud in high school, but my brother has the brain of a badminton birdie and a body to match. I've got everything and he's got nothing. I'm a three-year, three-sport letterman and Shawn can't even stand up! Like I said, sick, huh? It's hard to be a brother to someone who doesn't even know you're there. How can you talk to him when he can't understand a thing you say? How can you listen to him when he can't speak a word? How can you love him when he's so messed up, he can't love you back? And how can you have a life of your own when your father bailed on the family, leaving you to be the "man of the house"? Fueled by rage at what has happened to his family, Paul is ready to explode. And he is haunted by something even worse—something he can never tell anyone. It is something he will have to face if he is to have any hope of a future at all. While Cruise Control is a companion to Terry Trueman's Printz Honor book, Stuck in Neutral, it is the completely independent story of a family's "other" son—the one who is healthy, gifted, normal. It is a courageously hopeful story told with power, compassion, and humor.

Every You Every Me

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ISBN: 9780375896217
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Number of pages: 256
Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Download and read online Every You Every Me in PDF and EPUB A picture is worth a thousand lies in this psychological thriller by bestselling author David Levithan (Every Day; Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green). In this high school-set psychological tale, a tormented teen named Evan starts to discover a series of unnerving photographs—some of which feature him. Someone is stalking him . . . messing with him . . . threatening him. Worse, ever since his best friend Ariel has been gone, he's been unable to sleep, spending night after night torturing himself for his role in her absence. And as crazy as it sounds, Evan's starting to believe it's Ariel that's behind all of this, punishing him. But the more Evan starts to unravel the mystery, the more his paranoia and insomnia amplify, and the more he starts to unravel himself. Creatively told with black-and-white photos interspersed between the text so the reader can see the photos that are so unnerving to Evan, Every You, Every Me is a one-of-a-kind departure from a one-of-a-kind author. From the Hardcover edition.