Score: 4.5
From 122 Ratings

The 57 Bus


  • Author: Dashka Slater
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Genre: General Nonfiction
  • File Size: 1551745 Bytes


One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The 57 Bus is Dashka ...

Score: 4
From 107 Ratings

Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus: 20th-Anniversary Full-Color Read & Listen Edition


  • Author: Barbara Park & Denise Brunkus
  • Release Date : 2012-06-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • File Size: 67263955 Bytes


She's spunky, she's sassy, she's one of a kind! Now, for the first time ever, the book that started it all, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, is available in a full-color Read & Listen edition edition with original, never before seen material—including an interview with Barbara Park conducted by the world's funniest first grader herself.This ebook includes Read & Listen audio narration....

The 57 Bus
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The 57 Bus


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374303259


The 57 Bus Book Description :

One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The 57 Bus is Dashka ...

The 57 Bus
Score: 4.5
From 18 Ratings

The 57 Bus


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-05-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526361240


The 57 Bus Book Description :

Winner of the Stonewall Young Adult Literature Award One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both their lives forever. Two teenagers growing up in Oakland, California. One, Sasha, was born male but identifies as agender, wears skirts and attends a private school. The other, Richard, is an African American from a poor part of Oakland who attends a rough public school. They have no reason to meet, except for eight minutes every day, they catch the same bus home. And one day, messing about, Richard spies Sasha napping. He flicks the flame of his lighter to Sasha's skirt, and Sasha wakes up in a ball of flame. What happens next, as the victim, the perpetrator and the community struggle to come to terms with their sad...

The 57 Bus
Score: 4.5
From 17 Ratings

The 57 Bus


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374303235


The 57 Bus Book Description :

This riveting nonfiction book for teens about race, class, gender, crime, and punishment tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California....

Baby Shoes
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Baby Shoes


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2006-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781582346847


Baby Shoes Book Description :

After taking a walk with his mother, Baby's new white shoes with the blue stripe are covered with a variety of colors....

Dangerously Ever After
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Dangerously Ever After


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-09-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101647950


Dangerously Ever After Book Description :

Not all princesses are made of sugar and spice--some are made of funnier, fiercer stuff Princess Amanita laughs in the face of danger. Brakeless bicycles, pet scorpions, spiky plants--that's her thing. So when quiet Prince Florian gives her roses, Amanita is unimpressed . . . until she sees their glorious thorns! Now she must have rose seeds of her own. But when huge, honking noses grow instead, what is a princess with a taste for danger to do? For readers seeking a princess with pluck comes an independent heroine who tackles obstacles with a bouquet of sniffling noses. At once lovely and delightfully absurd, here's a story to show how elastic ideas of beauty and princesses can be....

The Antlered Ship
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Antlered Ship


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-26
  • Genre: Deer
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786031051


The Antlered Ship Book Description :

An inquisitive fox sets off on a seafaring voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons in this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure. Marco the fox has a lot of questions, like: how deep does the sun go when it sinks into the sea? And why do birds have such lizardy feet? But none of the other foxes share his curiosity. So when a magnificent ship adorned with antlers and with a deer for a captain arrives at the dock looking for a crew, Marco volunteers, hoping to find foxes who are as inquisitive as he is that can answer his questions. The crew finds adventure and intrigue on their journey. And, at last, Marco finds the answer to his most important question of all: What's the best way to find a friend you can talk to?...

The Book of Fatal Errors

The Book of Fatal Errors


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374303334


The Book of Fatal Errors Book Description :

Award-winning author Dashka Slater spins a tale of friendship, magic, and eternal life in The Book of Fatal Errors, an evocative and witty middle-grade fantasy. Rufus doesn’t just make mistakes – he makes fatal errors. Clumsy and awkward, he feels entrapped by his teasing classmates and their constant laughter. But now it is summer. Rufus is free. He roams the wildlands of his grandfather’s mysterious homestead, blissfully unaware of the danger up ahead. And there is much danger. Rufus and his snooty cousin Abigail soon become entangled in the tantalizing world of the feylings, mischievous fairly-like creatures desperate to find their way home. In helping the feylings, Rufus tumbles down a dark path rich with age-old secrets and difficult truth...

The Moon Within

The Moon Within


  • Author : Aida Salazar
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338283396


The Moon Within Book Description :

* "A worthy successor to Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set in present-day Oakland." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Celi Rivera's life swirls with questions. About her changing body. Her first attraction to a boy. And her best friend's exploration of what it means to be genderfluid. But most of all, her mother's insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives. It's an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating. Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be? A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar....

Monday s Not Coming
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Monday s Not Coming


  • Author : Tiffany D. Jackson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-05-22
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062422699


Monday s Not Coming Book Description :

From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D. Jackson, comes a gripping new novel perfect for fans of E. Lockhart and Gillian Flynn about the mystery of one teenage girl’s disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth. Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. When she doesn’t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday wouldn’t just leave her to endure tests and bullies alone. Not after last year’s rumors and not with her grades on the line. Now Claudia needs her best—and only—friend more than eve...

The Sea Serpent and Me
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

The Sea Serpent and Me


  • Author : Dashka Slater
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618723943


The Sea Serpent and Me Book Description :

One day a small sea serpent falls from the faucet into the tub as a child is about to take a bath, and as the days go by and the serpent grows, they both realize that he needs to go back to the sea where he belongs....