Fantasy League by Mike Lupica. In Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Charlie's skill at fantasy football gains the attention of both the local media and the owner of a professional football team. Find this on the New Books shelf under jLUP.
When the hidden dream shop beneath her parents' bookstore is robbed and her parents go missing, Sophie teams up with her wisecracking monster best friend to identify trustworthy allies who can help rescue them
Zenji Watanabe, seventeen, is sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to spy on the Japanese during World War II and, after he is captured and tortured, must find a way to survive months of being lost in the jungle behind enemy lines.
Starting at a new school for the third time in two years, video game enthusiast and disgruntled new kid Josh Baxter becomes an accidental enemy to his middle school's football star before his poor grades cause him to lose his gaming privileges.