Book Trailers

siren  The Siren by Kiera Cass~trailer by Mrs. Brewster

Kahlen is a Siren, bound to serve the Ocean by luring humans to watery graves with her voice, which is deadly to any human who hears it. Akinli is human—a kind, handsome boy who's everything Kahlen ever dreamed of. Falling in love puts them both in danger . . . but Kahlen can't bear to stay away. Will she risk everything to follow her heart?

   black ice  Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick~trailer by Mrs. Brewster

Britt goes hiking in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming with her ex-boyfriend Calvin, but trouble arises when she is caught in a blizzard, Taken hostage by fugitives, finds evidence of murders, and learns whom to trust and whom to love. 


selection The Selection by Kiera Cass~trailer by Mrs. Brewster

"Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her"--Provided by publisher.

nightshade Nightshade by Andrea Cremer~trailer by Aaron Morales
Int Lvl: YA

Calla and Ren have been raised knowing it is their destiny to mate with one another and rule over their shape-shifting wolf pack, but when a human boy arrives and vies for Calla's heart, she is faced with a decision that could change her whole world.

scorp rules The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow~trailer by Naomi Bates

Greta is a duchess and crown princess--and a hostage to peace. This is how the game is played: if you want to rule, you must give one of your children as a hostage. Go to war and your hostage dies. Greta will be free if she can survive until her eighteenth birthday. Until then she lives in the Precepture school with the daughters and sons of the world's leaders. Like them, she is taught to obey the machines that control their lives. Like them, she is prepared to die with dignity, if she must. But everything changes when a new hostage arrives. Elián is a boy who refuses to play by the rules, a boy who defies everything Greta has ever been taught. And he opens Greta's eyes to the brutality of the system they live under--and to her own power. As Greta and Elián watch their nations tip closer to war, Greta becomes a target in a new kind of game. A game that will end up killing them both--unless she can find a way to break the rules. 

Book jacket of Divergent by Veronica Roth  Divergent by Veronica Roth~trailer by Sandy Horne

Int Lvl: YA

 In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.

Book jacket of Crank by Ellen HopkinsCrank by Ellen Hopkins~trailer by Teresa Schauer

Int Lvl: YA

Kristina Georgia Snow's life is turned upside-down, when she visits her absentee father, gets turned on to the drug "crank", becomes addicted, and is led down a desperate path that threatens her mind, soul, and her life.

Book jacket on Peace Love and Baby Ducks by Lauren MyraclePeace, love, & baby ducks by Lauren Myracle~trailer by Teresa Schauer 

Int Lvl: YA

Fifteen-year-old Carly's summer volunteer experience makes her feel more real than her life of privilege in Atlanta ever did, but her younger sister starts high school pretending to be what she is not, and both find their relationships suffering.

Book jacket for Water for Elephants by Sara GruenWater For Elephants by Sara Gruen~trailer by Susie Webb

Int Lvl: AD
Ninety-year-old Jacob Jankowski finds himself haunted by memories of his past in the circus and the freaks, exotic animals, and other people he encountered as a performer.

Book jacket for Playing with Matches by Brian Katcher

Playing With Matches by Brian Katcher~trailer by Mrs. Brewster

Int Lvl: YA

Desperate to improve his standing with the girls at Zummer High, Leon Sanders--a junior--seems to be making headway with his long-time crush Amy Green, but when he starts to get to know a social pariah named Melody Sanders, Leon begins to see beyond Melody's disfigurement.

Book jacket for Hush Hush by Becca FitzpatrickHush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick~trailer by Mrs. Brewster 

Int Lvl: YA

High school sophomore Nora has always been very cautious in her relationships, but when Patch, who has a dark side she can sense, enrolls at her school, she is mysteriously and strongly drawn to him, despite warnings from her best friend, the school counselor, and her own instincts.

Book jacket for the Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins~trailer by Mrs. Brewster
Int Lvl: YA

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games, a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against one another in a televised fight to the death.

Book jacket to The Maze Runner by James DashnerThe Maze Runner by James Dashner~trailer by Mrs. Brewster

Int Lvl: YA

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

Book jacket for Tangled by Carolyn MacklerTangled by Carolyn Mackler~trailer by Airaly Cardenas

Int Lvl: YA

The lives of four very different teenagers become entangled in ways that none of them could have imagined after a short stay at a Caribbean resort.




Book jacket to Airborn by Kenneth Oppel Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

 AR: RL 5.1; PNT. 15

 Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.




Book jacket of A Horse of her own by Annie Wedekind A HORSE OF HER OWN BY ANNIE WEDEKIND

 AR: RL 6.8; PNTS. 11

 At summer camp Jane feels like an outsider among the cliquish rich girls who board their horses at Sunny Acres farm, and when the horse she has been riding is sold to another camper, she feels even worse until her teacher asks her to help train a beautiful but skittish new horse, and the experience brings out the best in her.




Book jacket for Saving Sky by Diane Stanley SAVING SKY BY DIANE STANLEY

AR: BL 4.2; PNTS 5.0

Sky Brightman, living happily off the grid on sixty acres in New Mexico, with no television or Internet to bring her news of the war going on in the United States, is forced to face reality when her friend Kareem is unjustly arrested.



Book Jacket for Charlie Jackson's Guide to Reading by Tommy GreenwaldCHARLIE JOE JACKSON'S.....BY TOMMY GREENWALD

AR: BL 5.4; PNTS. 5.0

Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes go too far.


Book jacket for The Doll People Series by  Ann M. Martin & Laura Godwin THE DOLL PEOPLE BY ANN M. MARTIN AND LAURA GODWIN.

AR: BL 4.0; PNTS. 5.0

A family of porcelain dolls that has lived in the same house for one hundred years is taken aback when a new family of plastic dolls arrives and doesn't follow The Doll Code of Honor.


Book jacket for The Dog Days of Charlotte Hayes by  Marlane Kennedy The Dog Days of Charlotte Hayes by Marlane Kennedy.

AR: BL 4.8; PNTS 6.0

Eleven-year-old Charlotte, who is not a dog person but dislikes her family's treatment of their Saint Bernard puppy, uses her determination and sneakiness to find a good home for the gentle giant.



Book jacket for Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix FOUND BY MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX

AR: BL 5.0; PNTS. 9.0

When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time.



Book jack for Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix

AR: BL 5.0; PNTS. 9.0

Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and Alex find themselves in 1483 at the Tower of London, and discover that Chip and Alex are Prince Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury, imprisoned by Richard III; but trying to repair history without knowing what is supposed to happen proves challenging.



Book jacket for Sabotaged by Margaret Peterson Haddix Sabotaged by Margaret Peterson Haddix

AR: BL 5.0; PNTS. 11.0

Thirteen-year-old Jonah, stolen from the past as an infant, teams up with his sister Katherine to help Virginia Dare, the first child born in America to English parents.



Book jacket for Torn by Margaret Peterson Haddix TORN BY MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX

AR: BL 5.0: PNTS. 9.0

Time travelers Jonah and Katherine arrive in 1611 to rescue John Hudson, the missing son of explorer Henry Hudson, but just as the mutiny on the "Discovery" is supposed to start, Jonah and Katherine's knowledge of history is tested once again and they fear that more is at stake than just one boy's life. Includes facts about Henry Hudson's explorations.



Book jacket for "The Batboy" by Mike Lupica THE BATBOY BY MIKE LUPICA

AR: BL 5.7; PNTS 8.0

Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team.