Enrolling in a project that allows them to live in safe homes between alternate service months spent in prison, a homeless couple is threatened by troubling events stemming from the wife's involvement with another project member. By the award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale.
Told from separate viewpoints, teens Scam, Crash, Flicker, Anonymous, Bellwether, and Kelsie, all born in the year 2000 and living in Cambria, California, have superhuman abilities that give them interesting but not heroic lives — until they must work as a community to respond to a high stakes crisis.
In the wake of a devastating Southern California drought, two idealistic holdouts fall in love and scavenge for their needs before taking charge of a mysterious child and embarking on a perilous journey in search of water.
A collection of interwoven tales exploring themes of family, sacrifice, war and the redemptive power of art.
When the Red Death returns, threatening to destroy Eivar's magic, Lin, a musician and lyricist of uncommon ability in a land where women are forbidden to answer such callings, must embark on a dangerous journey, along with several others, to reclaim her true legacy and reopen the way to the Otherworld.
Stranded on Mars by a dust storm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Mark Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges.
Forced to swallow her hate for the Empire of Masks and join the Empire's civil service to set her people free, Baru Cormorant, while serving as an Imperial agent in another conquered country, orchestrates a do-or-die gambit with freedom as the prize.
A slipcase anniversary edition of the first entry in the award-winning fantasy trilogy that traces the efforts of a fierce child of destiny to outmaneuver a plot that threatens multiple worlds. Complemented by a conversation between the author and Lev Grossman.
Twelve years after San Francisco is destroyed in a blast and mushroom cloud of unknown origin, Dorian dreams of an older sister his parents insist never existed and becomes determined to uncover the truth.
It is 1969 in Spanish Harlem, and fourteen-year-old Evelyn Serrano is trying hard to break free from her conservative Puerto Rican surroundings, but when her activist grandmother comes to stay and the neighborhood protests start, things get a lot more complicated—and dangerous.
Taking a sweatshop job in Seoul to support her family, a teenaged girl endures a life of extreme exploitation that contributes to Korea's economic rise in the 1970s.
Five toy animal friends sit happily together on a windowsill, patiently waiting for anticipated weather changes that are orchestrated by their young human companion. By the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Kitten's First Full Moon.