The Foundation 2 Youth Shelter is in need of new books for youth who attend school in the shelter classroom.  Below is a list of books that we would like- can you help by purchasing a book to donate?

Please contact Elisabeth Kissling  at 362-1170 with questions.

 

?Love Maybe by Heather Hepler

Packed with drama, this heartwarming, realistic novel celebrates all kinds of love—from friendship to families to romance.

 

?See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles

This authentic, heartrending story about grief, loss, and the strength of family features a vivid setting and unforgettable characters.

 

?Pinned by Sharon G. Flake

In this gripping story, wrestling dominates the lives of two young men. Ivan Korske and Bobby Zane come from very different backgrounds–yet they both have the drive, determination, and commitment of a champion. And both are determined to have successful wrestling seasons despite having to grapple with their own demons.

But their personal problems won’t matter when these two teens meet on the mat to compete for the title of New Jersey State Wrestling Champion. Both Ivan and Bobby have put in grueling hours of practice, endured intense hunger to cut weight, and sacrificed themselves for the sport they love–but only one of them is destined to win.

 

?The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine

As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she’s brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn’t matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families.

 

?One White Dolphin by Gill Lewis

Kara is not sorry she punched Jake in the nose—she simply couldn’t stand to hear him say one more nasty thing about her missing mother, or her out-of-work father…or her. But it’s more than a broken nose to Jake’s family: It’s fuel for the fire. They’ve had it with Kara’s family and their devotion to protecting marine life and saving the reef. Dredging the reef will mean fisherman can reel in more money. That’s what the town needs.

But what the town gets is an unexpected new kid, a Paralympics sailing hopeful named Felix. When a baby albino dolphin caught in old fishing netting washes ashore, Felix and Kara work with vets and specialists to save her and reunite her with her mother, setting off a chain of events that might just save the reef.

 

?The Raft by S. A. Bodeen

This survival adventure is packed with action, harrowing dangers, and an amazing twist!

 

?The Cupcake Queen by Heather Hepler

When Penny moves to Hog’s Hollow from New York City, her life changes drastically. Penny’s mom now runs a cupcake bakery and Penny is stuck helping out. But that isn’t the worst of it. Not only did she leave her friends back home, but her dad stayed behind too. And then there’s Charity, resident mean girl who’s out to get Penny. With all this, Penny still finds some things to like: Tally, and Blake, and Marcus, the cute, quiet boy who runs on the beach every night. But just when Penny begins to accept her new life, she’s forced to make a choice that will change everything.

 

?One for the Murpshys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

A moving debut novel about a foster child learning to open her heart to a family’s love.

 

?I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis

Bringing history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life, this page-turning fictional series transports readers back to the past with stories of amazing kids and how they survived. Each action-packed story features dramatic illustrations sprinkled throughout, as well as an author’s note and nonfiction extras at the end. 

 

?I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 by Lauren Tarshis

Bringing history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life, this page-turning fictional series transports readers back to the past with stories of amazing kids and how they survived. Each action-packed story features dramatic illustrations sprinkled throughout, as well as an author’s note and nonfiction extras at the end.

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