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Langan, Paul 1972-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 15,156 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Didactic fiction  Romance fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Domestic fiction  Basketball stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.S3768, FIC
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Publications about Paul Langan
Publications by Paul Langan
Most widely held works by Paul Langan
Lost and found by Anne E Schraff( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
"'Someone is stalking me!' ... Darcy Wills is in big trouble. And she does not know where to turn for help. First there was the mysterious stranger who started following her. Then there was the threatening note left on her desk at Bluford High School. And now her sister has disappeared. Forced into a desperate race against time, Darcy must take action to save her sister--and her fragile family--before it is too late"--Book description
The bully by Paul Langan( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Darrell Mercer, a 9th grader at Bluford, is at the center of this story. Darrell and his mother move to the Bluford area in the middle of the school year. Physically smaller than his peers, Darrell quickly becomes a target for Tyray Hobbs, the freshman class bully
A matter of trust by Anne E Schraff( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
This book centers on Darcy's growing conflict with her old friend, Brisana Meeks. Amid jealousy and competition, Darcy fights for her relationship with Hakeem Randall and struggles with her fears over her own family's future
Blood is thicker by Paul Langan( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Hakeem has a hard time adjusting when, due to his father's sickness, Hakeem and his family must move in with his uncle in distant Detroit, especially when he has to share his room with his moody cousin Savon
Until we meet again by Anne E Schraff( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
Darcy Wills' plan for a wonderful summer are shattered when bad news threatens her relationship with her boyfriend Hakeem, a new person enters her life causing much confusion, and Darcy finds herself making choices that will change her world forever
Brothers in arms by Paul Langan( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
In the latest offering from the Bluford Series, Paul Langan and his coauthor, Ben Alirez, send another new student to Bluford, but this time from just across town. When his little brother is killed by mistake in a drive-by shooting, Martin Luna and his mother move to escape from the dangerous lifestyle Martin has adopted
Summer of secrets by Paul Langan( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
When a frightening ordeal turns her life upside down, Darcy reaches out to her friends for help, but discovers that one of them has an even bigger secret
Shattered by Paul Langan( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Darcy Wills as she begins her junior year at Bluford High School. Eager to repair her relationship with her old boyfriend Hakeem, Darcy discovers that one of her biggest fears has come true. And worse: her closest friends have been secretly lying to her
The fallen by Paul Langan( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Brothers in Arms picks up the story of Martin Luna as he struggles to rebuild his life after the death of his little brother. In trouble at Bluford High School for fighting, Martin faces an even bigger problem at home: Frankie, the most feared homeboy from his neighborhood, is hunting him
Payback by Paul Langan( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Tyray Hobbs wants revenge. Weeks ago he was one of the most feared students in Bluford High. But then Darrell Mercer publicly humiliated him, and Tyray lost his reputation. To get it back, he must take down Darrell. But how? With a broken hand, a troubled family, and no friends in sight, Tyray's options are limited. And when the kids he once bullied start threatening him his world completely unravels. Desperate to settle the score and regain respect, Tyray see only ones solution to his problems a gun
Schooled by Paul Langan( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
There's no backing down for Lionel Shepard. With a dream of joining the NBA, all he wants to do at Bluford High is play Basketball. But everyone's trying to stop him. Bad grades, bad advice from family members and friends. Will he pursue his dream or get caught in a nightmare?
Search for safety by John Langan( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Ben McKee, a new sophomore at Bluford High School. At home, Ben is living a nightmare. His mother has married Larry, an abusive man who wants nothing to do with his stepson. And when Larry loses his job and starts drinking, Ben finds himself -- and his mother -- in grave danger
The gun by Paul Langan( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Tyray Hobbs wants revenge. Weeks ago he was one of the most feared students in Bluford High. But then Darrell Mercer publicly humiliated him, and Tyray lost his reputation. To get it back, he must take down Darrell. But how? With a broken hand, a troubled family, and no friends in sight, Tyray's options are limited. And when the kids he once bullied start threatening him his world completely unravels. Desperate to settle the score and regain respect, Tyray see only ones solution to his problems-- a gun
Someone to love me by Anne E Schraff( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
This story is about Cindy Gibson, a Bluford freshman who first appears in Lost And Found. Cindy struggles with a stormy relationship with her mother, ongoing trouble at school, a dangerous boyfriend, and worse. Will her fragile family survive?
Breaking point by Karyn Langhorne Folan( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Vicky Fallon can't take it. Her father lost his job, her parents are constantly fighting, and her little brother is out of control. Once an honor student, Vicky is quickly falling behind in her classes at Bluford High. Now her teachers, friends, and boyfriend, Martin Luna, want answers
Secrets in the shadows by Anne E Schraff( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
When Roylin Bailey falls in love with a new girl in his history class, he finds that his life starts to fall apart
Pretty ugly by Karyn Langhorne Folan( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Jamee Wills never expected Vanessa Pierce and her friends to go this far. The trouble starts at cheerleading practice when Vanessa begins teasing Angel McAllister, a shy new girl at Bluford High. When the insults turn nasty, Jamee tries to stop them. She wins Angel's friendship but makes many enemies. Now Jamee is a target, and someone is texting lies and pictures of her all over school. Unwilling to tell her family or snitch on her fellow cheerleaders, Jamee is cornered. Will her next move solve her problems--or make them worse?--From back cover
The test by Peggy Kern( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Liselle Mason is in trouble. For weeks, she ignored the changes in her body and tried to forget her brief relationship with Oscar Price, her moody classmate at Bluford High. But when Liselle's clothes stop fitting, and her brother notices her growing belly, she panics. A pregnancy test confirms her biggest fears. Unwilling to admit the truth, Liselle suddenly faces a world with no easy answers. Where will she turn? Who will she tell? What will she do?--From back cover
Survivor by Paul Langan( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"Tarah Carson has hidden the secret for years. No one--not her mother, her friends at Bluford High, or even her boyfriend, Cooper Hodden--knows what her uncle did to her years ago. Tarah hoped to keep it that way. But an upcoming reunion is forcing Tarah's past into the present."--Back cover
Promises to keep by Paul Langan( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
"No one likes Tyray Hobbs. Once a feared bully, he's become an outcast. At Bluford High, his peers taunt him for how he treated them. At home, his parents punish him for the trouble he's caused. Unable to escape his reputation or his past, Tyray is desperate. And when an unlikely friendship develops, he clings to it like a lifeline. Now that connection is threatened, and Tyray faces his toughest decision yet. Will his next move lead him to ruin or redemption--or both?"--Publisher description
 
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