Think. Invent. And change the world. Larry page and sergey brin started out as two Stanford college students with a wild idea: They were going to organize the world's information. The word “google” has even entered our vocabulary as a verb. Don't be evil. From that one deceptively simple goal, they created one of the most influential and innovative companies in the world.
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Armstrong and CharlieHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Charlie isn’t looking forward to sixth grade. Armstrong isn’t looking forward to sixth grade, either. If he starts sixth grade, chances are he’ll finish it. . And when he does, he’ll grow older than the brother he recently lost. From september to june, arms will wrestle, fists will fly, and bottles will spin.
There'll be ho hos spiked with hot sauce, sleepovers, boy talk about girls, and a little guidance from the stars. Set in los angeles in the 1970s, different, Armstrong and Charlie is the hilarious, heartwarming tale of two boys from opposite worlds, yet the same. When his parents sign him up for opportunity busing to a white school in the hollywood hills, it's the Rules Boy next to the Rebel, all he wants to know is "What time in the morning will my alarm clock have the opportunity to ring?" When these two land at the same desk, a boy who lost a brother elbow-to-elbow with a boy who longs for one.
TrellCandlewick Press #ad - Amid public outcry, an immediate manhunt was on to catch the murderer, and a young African-American man was quickly apprehended, charged, and — wrongly — convicted of the crime. From the co-author of black mass comes a gripping YA novel based on the true story of a teenage girl’s murder — and a young father’s false imprisonment for the crime.
On a hot summer night in the late 1980s, in the boston neighborhood of Roxbury, a fourteen-year-old African-American girl was sitting on a mailbox talking with her friends when she became the innocent victim of gang-related gunfire. What pieces of evidence might have been overlooked? Can they manage to get to the truth before a dangerous character from the neighborhood gets to them?
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Nikki on the LineLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - In fact, she's no longer a point guard at all, which leaves her struggling to figure out who she is and how she fits in. The stress piles on as nikki's best friend spends more and more time with another girl on the team, and when her science teacher assigns a family tree project that will be impossible to complete unless Nikki reveals her most embarrassing secret.
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the WorldLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - In a time of immigration crises, war, and border conflicts, We Are Displaced is an important reminder from one of the world's most prominent young activists that every single one of the 68.5 million currently displaced is a person -- often a young person -- with hopes and dreams. Malala's experiences visiting refugee camps caused her to reconsider her own displacement -- first as an Internally Displaced Person when she was a young child in Pakistan, and then as an international activist who could travel anywhere in the world except to the home she loved.
In we are displaced, relatives, but she also shares the personal stories of some of the incredible girls she has met on her journeys -- girls who have lost their community, Malala not only explores her own story, which is part memoir, part communal storytelling, and often the only world they've ever known.
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Nyxia The Nyxia Triad Book 1Crown Books for Young Readers #ad - Nyxia grabs you from the first line and never lets go. Marie lu, #1 new york times bestselling author of warcrossevery life has a price in this sci-fi thriller—the first in a trilogy—that has the nonstop action of The Maze Runner and the high-stakes space setting of Illuminae. What would you be willing to risk for a lifetime of fortune? Emmett Atwater isn’t just leaving Detroit; he’s leaving Earth.
A high-octane thriller . Why the babel corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth with enough money to take care of his family. Forever. Before long, emmett discovers that he is one of ten recruits, all of whom have troubled pasts and are a long way from home.
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Spin the Golden Light Bulb The Crimson Five Book 1Amberjack Publishing #ad - Spin the Golden Light Bulb The Crimson Five Book 1 #ad - It’s the year 2071 and eleven year-old kia krumpet is determined to build her 67 inventions, but she won't have the opportunity to unless she earns a spot at PIPS, the Piedmont Inventor’s Prep School. Kia, who has trouble making friends at school, has dreamed of winning the Piedmont Challenge and attending PIPS ever since she learned that her Grandma Kitty won the very first Piedmont Challenge.
After she and four of her classmates are selected to compete for a spot at PIPS, they travel by aero-bus to Camp Piedmont to solve a task against forty-nine other state teams to earn their place at the best inventor's school in the country.
DrySimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - And when her parents don’t return and her life—and the life of her brother—is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she’s going to survive. The authors do not hold back. Booklist starred review “The palpable desperation that pervades the plot…feels true, giving it a chilling air of inevitability.
Publishers weekly starred review “The Shustermans challenge readers. School library journal starred review “No one does doom like Neal Shusterman. Kirkus reviews starred review when the california drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman.
Dry #ad - The drought—or the tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Suddenly, alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbors and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. Until the taps run dry. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers.