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The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay

By: Rebecaa Sparrow

Seventeen-year-old Rachel Hill is the girl most likely to succeed. And the girl most likely to have everything under control . . . that is, until her dad invites Nick McGowan, the cutest boy at school,...

The Year of My Miraculous Reappearance

By: Catherine Ryan Hyde

Cynnie takes care of herself—and more importantly, she takes care of her little brother, Bill. So it doesn't matter that her mom is drunk all the time. Cynnie's got her own life. Cynnie's the one...

Yesterday

By: C. K. Kelly Martin

THEN: The formation of the UNA, the high threat of eco-terrorism, the mammoth rates of unemployment and subsequent escape into a world of virtual reality are things any student can read about in their...


Yesterday

By: C. K. Kelly Martin

THEN: The formation of the UNA, the high threat of eco-terrorism, the mammoth rates of unemployment and subsequent escape into a world of virtual reality are things any student can read about in their...

You Don't Know About Me

By: Brian Meehl

Sixteen-year-old Billy Allbright is about to bust out of his sheltered cocoon and go on a gonzo road trip. He just doesn't know it yet. His ticket to freedom? A mysterious Bible containing two resurrection...

Young Warriors: Stories of Strength

By: Tamora Pierce and Josepha Sherman

WHAT MAKES A warrior?This gutsy collection of 15 original short stories compiled by bestselling author Tamora Pierce and anthologist-author Josepha Sherman answers this question with thought, heart, a...



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The Year of Luminous Love

By: Lurlene McDaniel

BOOK TALK
Arie, Eden, and Ciana all face turning points in their lives.  With an unexpected inheritance, Ciana convinces her best friends to escape to Tuscany for a desperately needed vacation. ...

The Year of My Miraculous Reappearance

By: Catherine Ryan Hyde

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Cynnie thinks her life can?t get any worse than it already is. She has an alcoholic mother, a younger brother with Down?s syndrome, and a father who is dead. Even though it?s...

Yesterday

By: C. K. Kelly Martin

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After her father’s death in New Zealand, Freya, her mom and sister move to Canada where everything is different.  Freya cannot get enough sleep, food, or TV.  The new kid at school,...


You Against Me

By: Jenny Downham

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A story that deals with sensitive issues of assault, this brave and unflinching novel is an honest and realistic portrayal when love comes between family bonds.  When Mikey’s sister claims...

You Against Me

By: Jenny Downham

An intense and riveting novel from the critically acclaimed author of Before I Die.

If someone hurts your sister and you're any kind of man, you seek revenge. If your brother's accused of a...

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You Don’t Know About Me

By: Brian Meehl

BOOK TALK
 
Having moved sixteen times in his sixteen years, Bill Allbright is used to the road--but not the one he's about to take. His Bible-beating, Jesus-loving mom has moved them to...


You Don’t Know About Me

By: Brian Meehl

Book Talk
Having moved sixteen times in his sixteen years, Bill Allbright is used to the road – but not the one he’s about to take. His Bible-beating, Jesus-loving mom has moved them to Independence,...

You’ll Like It Here (Everybody Does)

By: Ruth White

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Imagine a world with no poverty, no disease, and no crime,  Sounds great, huh?  That’s what Meggie, her brother David, her mom, and grandfather all think, too, when they make an unexpected...

Youngifications Guide

By: Random House

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