1) The temps
Keylight Books, an imprint of Turner Publishing Company
"Jacob Elliot doesn't want a temporary job in the mailroom at Delphi Enterprises, but after two post-college years of unpaid internships and living in his parents' basement, he needs the work. Then, on his first day, the unthinkable happens: toxic gas descends on a meeting in Delphi's outdoor amphitheater, killing all the regular employees and leaving Jacob stranded inside the vast office complex. Wandering through Delphi headquarters Jacob finds...
Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights
When Matthew joins the Exo Project, which has the goal of securing a new home for humankind as the Earth's temperature rises, he meets Kiva, an exoplanet teenager with whom he feels a strong bond.