2010 Young Reader's Choice Intermediate Nominees

2010 Young Reader's Choice Intermediate Nominees
Grades 7 - 9
The Alchemyst Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385733571
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 22nd, 2007

Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter--but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today Discover the truth in Michael Scott's New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel with The Alchemyst, book one.

The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330.


Book of a Thousand Days Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781599900513
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - September 18th, 2007

Based on a classic Grimm's fairy tale, this is the story told by Dashti, a maid from the steppes of a medieval land, who sacrifices her freedom to accompany her mistress into exile. Imprisoned in a remote tower after Lady Saren refuses to marry the man her father has chosen, the maid and the lady have almost nothing in common.


Zen and the Art of Faking It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439837071
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2007

Meet San Lee, a (sort of) innocent teenager, who moves against his will to a new town. Things get interesting when he (sort of) invents a new past for himself, which makes him incredibly popular. In fact, his whole school starts to (sort of) worship him, just because he (sort of) accidentally gave the impression that he's a reincarnated mystic.


Peak Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780152062682
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Published: Harcourt Paperbacks - August 1st, 2008

The only thing you'll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view. The things that really matter lie far below. - Peak Marcello


The Plain Janes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781401211158
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Published: Minx - May 2nd, 2007

When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the confines of Metro City to Suburbia, she thinks her life is over. But there she finds her tribe: three other girls named Jane. The four girls form a secret art gang, but can art really save the hell that is high school? Young adult.


Schooled Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781423105169
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - August 26th, 2008

Capricorn Cap Anderson has been homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Rain. When Rain is injured in a fall, Cap is forced to attend the local middle school. Although he knows a lot about Zen Buddhism, nothing has prepared him for the politics of public school.


The True Meaning of Smekday Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780786849000
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 1st, 2007

It all starts with a school essay.



Scepter of the Ancients Cover Image
By Derek Landy, Tom Percival (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780061231179
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Published: HarperTrophy - March 25th, 2008

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective
Snappy Dresser
Razor-tongued Wit
Crackerjack Sorcerer
and
Walking, Talking,
Fire-throwing Skeleton

--as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and darkly talented twelve-year-old.

These two alone must defeat an all-consuming ancient evil.

The end of the world?