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The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls

By: Julie Schumacher

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 Chic Lit: A genre of literature that appeals mainly to teen girls, focusing on high school problems including, but not limited to, boys and families.
Alternative Narrative:...

Under My Hat

By: Jonathan Strahan

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Spells, black cats, pointy hats--this bewitching collection celebrates the fantasy and lore of witches and their brood.  With richly imagined poems, short stories, and other crafty creations...

Under the Bridge

By: Michael Harmon

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Visiting Cutter’s grave is the only time Tate Brooks feels peace. At home, his younger brother, Indy, and his father are at war. Under the Bridge with his skating crew, Hole in the Wall,...


The Undrowned Child

By: Michelle Lovric

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Eleven-year-old Teodora has never fit in.  The kids at school tease her for spending all of her free time in libraries, but it’s the only place she’s really ever felt comfortable. ...

Unforsaken

By: Sophie Littlefield

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Sixteen-year-old Hailey Tarbell descends from the ancient Banished who came from Ireland.  She, her Aunt Prairie and little brother Chub, hide in the suburbs.  All of them...

Unleashed

By: Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie

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When Kat suddenly finds herself an orphan, she is forced to leave her friends and the life she knows and loves in California to join a grandfather she barely knows in Arkansas. ...


Unspoken

By: Sarah Rees Brennan

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Having an imaginary friend is nothing unusual, unless you’re still talking to him when you’re in high school. This freakish trait has cramped Kami Glass’ social life, but she’s learned...

Untold Book Talk

By: Sarah Rees Brennan

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Kami Glass thought breaking her link with handsome, newcomer Jared Lynburn could put Sorry-in –the-Vale out of harm’s way. Boy, was she wrong. Now, Jared’s magic is watered down and...