Practicing nurse and "New York Times" columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience a day in the life of a nurse working on a hospital s busy cancer ward. In the span of twelve hours, patients' lives can be lost, life-altering medical treatment decisions made, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. Brown gives an unprecedented view into individual struggles as well as larger truths about medicine in this country, hope, healing, and humanity. "
Author: Joan Steiner
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2003-10-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Welcome to Look-Alike Land, where the more you look, the more you see! Like its predecessor, Look-Alikes Jr. features 3-D picture puzzles, but this time invites even the youngest child to join in the fun by featuring simpler, easier-to-find look-alikes in childlike settings. There are 11 scenes - house, parlor, kitchen, bedroom, school bus, classroom, construction site, movie lobby, train, farm, and rocket - each with 50+ objects to identify (700+ in total). Look for a cement mixer made out of a mustard bottle, kitchen cabinets made out of cakes of soap, and a bed built with crayons and pasta! Fun for all ages. This best-selling book is back with a brand new series design and a striking new cover.
Author: Jeanne Ryan
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
A heartracing thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of NERVE, the book that launched the major motion picture! Aislyn suffers from crippling shyness—that is, until she’s offered a dose of Charisma, an underground gene therapy drug guaranteed to make her shine. The effects are instant. She’s charming, vivacious, and popular. But strangely, so are some other kids she knows. The media goes into a frenzy when the disease turns contagious, and then deadly, and the doctor who gave it to them disappears. Aislyn must find a way to stop it, before it's too late. Part medical thriller, part social justice commentary, Charisma will have readers on the edge of their seats. From the Hardcover edition.