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BURNING

Overview A sizzling love story between a small-town boy and a Gypsy girl unfolds as the Burning Man festival is in full swing. Ben, a small-town boy from Gypsum, Nevada, and Lala, a gypsy girl in town to read fortunes for the tourists who have come for the annual Burning Man festival, are from two completely different worlds. In the fall, Ben will be going off to college, and Lala will be entering into an arranged marriage. But this summer, each of them is searching for something more . . . And one sizzling summer day when Lala reads Ben’s cards, everything changes for both of them.

Production Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780385743341
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 6/11/2013
  • Pages: 320

038574334
Price: $16.99
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Granny Annie Lives at the Airport!
by Annie J. King

Isn't it funny what little children think based purely on what they see? In Annie J. King's Granny Annie Lives at the Airport, Ava is sure she knows something her sister Sarah does not. This charming tale is a great discussion-starter that will have the whole family remembering the hilarious things they imagined when they were young. Annie J. King is a very proud grandmother who works hard to keep up with her grandchildren across the country. Annie is a professor in the UC Davis Department of Animal Science. She enjoys playing her harp and hosting gatherings in her gardens. This is an eLIVE book, meaning each printed copy contains a special code redeemable for the free download of the audio version of the book.

Pub. Date: October 2009 Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises, L.L.C. Format: Paperback, 28pp
160799040

Price: $2.98
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Laughing Tomatoes (Jitomates Risuenos)
by Francisco X. Alarcon, Maya Christina Gonzalez (Illustrator)

Tomatoes laugh, chiles explode, and tortillas applaud the sun. With joy and tenderness, delight and sadness, Frances X. Alarcón's poems honor life and nature: welcoming the morning sun, remembering his grandmother's songs, paying tribute to children working in the fields, and dreaming of a world filled with gardens.

Artist Maya Christina Gonzalez invites readers to experience the poems with her lively cast of characters - including a spirited grandma, four vivacious children, and playful pets who tease and delight. Follow them from page to page as they bring each poem to colorful life. Laughing Tomatoes is a verbal and visual treat, giving readers eighteen opportunities to see everything for the first time.

Pub. Date: April 2005 Publisher: Children's Book Press Format: Paperback, 32pp
089239199

Price: $7.95
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Sacred

Growing up on Catalina Island, off the California coast, Scarlett Wenderoth has led a fairly isolated life. After her brother dies, her isolation deepens as she withdraws into herself, shutting out her friends and boyfriend. Her parents, shattered by their own sorrow, fail to notice Scarlett's pain and sudden alarming thinness. Scarlett finds pleasure only on her horse, escaping to the heart of the island on long, solitary rides. One day, as she races around a bend, Scarlett is startled by a boy who raises his hand in warning and says one word: "Stop."

Production Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780385742122
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 11/12/2013
  • Pages: 368

038574212
Price: $10.99
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Splendor

Splendor, the stunning sequel to Sacred, is a story about changing friendships, family, romance, passion, the study of Kabbalah, and self-discovery. Sometimes the answers we seek aren’t ours to find. . . . Scarlett loves her boyfriend, the dashing, mysterious Will Cohen. But now he’s gone east for college, and Scarlett is stuck home on Catalina Island. Senior year should be a breeze, but between dealing with her parents’ separation and her wild best friend, Lily, things are off to a rocky start. And then there’s Gunner. Dangerous, dark, ferociously attractive Gunner. Lily’s potential boyfriend, Gunner . . .

Production Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780385742139
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 11/12/2013
  • Pages: 352

038574213
Price: $17.99
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