Sequoyah Book Blurbs and Trailers
de la Peña, Matt
After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship on which he is a summer employee, high-school student Shy confronts another deadly surprise.
Where the Stars Still Shine
Abducted at age five, Callie, now 17, has spent her life on the run. When her mother is arrested and Callie is returned to her father, she must find a way to leave her past behind, become part of a family again.
The Fire Horse Girl
When Jade and her father move to America, they are detained at Angel Island and Jade is determined to find a way through to prove that she is not cursed, even though she was born a Fire Horse.
March: Book One
This graphic novel presents the life of Georgia congressman John Lewis, focusing on his youth in rural Alabama, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement. The coauthor is Andrew Aydin.
Not a Drop to Drink
Sixteen-year-old Lynn will do anything to protect her valuable water source, but the arrival of new neighbors forces her to reconsider her attitude.
If You Find Me
Fifteen-year-old Carey and her younger sister have just found each other. After their mentally ill mother disappears and they are put into foster care, Carey must face some horrifying truths.
Parker, Amy Chistine
Seventeen-year-old Lyla doesn't trust the leader of her isolated suburban community when he is told that the end of the world is near, and when it arrives, they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.
Eleanor & Park
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this novel focuses on two star-crossed misfits who are smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts but brave and desperate enough to try.
Cath's love for the Simon Snow series of wizardry novels has gotten her through a lot, but now she faces a challenge even Simon never confronted--freshman year of college.
Out of the Easy
Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.
The Waking Dark
After a series of suicide-killings in a small town, only five witnesses retain their sound minds and must band together.
The 5th Wave
Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.
Nazi Hunters: How a Team of spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi
A thrilling spy mission, a moving Holocaust story, and a first-class work of narrative nonfiction. In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Nazis' Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials -- one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination.