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Another Day as Emily

By: Eileen Spinelli
illustrated by: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

"Taut, fast-paced, economical, devoid of sham, Spinelli’s book echoes Dickinson’s own deceptive simplicity."--The New York Times Book ReviewEleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother...

The Stone Girl

By: Alyssa B. Sheinmel

She feels like a creature out of a fairy tale; a girl who discovers that her bones are really made out of stone, that her skin is really as thin as glass, that her hair is brittle as straw, that her tears...

Beswitched

By: Kate Saunders

Twelve-year-old Flora Fox would do anything not to go to Penrice Hall, the boarding school her parents are shipping her off to because of a family emergency. Penrice has horses and an Olympic-size swimming...


Faerie Winter

By: Janni Lee Simner

The long-awaited sequel to Janni Lee Simner's breathtaking YA fantasy debut, Bones of Faerie.Liza is a summoner. She can draw life to herself, even from beyond the grave. And because magic works both ways,...

Thief Eyes

By: Janni Lee Simner

The latest YA fantasy book from Bones of Faerie author Janni Lee Simner!After her mother mysteriously disappears, sixteen-year-old Haley convinces her father to take her to Iceland, where her mother was...

The Mosts

By: Melissa Senate

Madeline finished freshman year at Freeport Academy just as invisible as when she started. But after a summer in Italy with her sophisticated aunt, she returned as a sophomore with cool clothes, European...


Winter Pony

By: Jean Slaughter Doty
illustrated by: Ruth Sanderson

GINNY FINALLY HAS the pony she has always dreamed of, and now she and Mokey are looking forward to a winter full of new adventures. Together, they explore the snow-filled woods and even learn to drive...

Summer Pony

By: Jean Slaughter Doty
illustrated by: Ruth Sanderson

Ginny has always dreamed of having her very own pony, so when her parents agree to rent her a pony for the summer, Ginny is thrilled! But when Mokey arrives, she is shaggy, dirty, and half-starved–not...


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Black Box

By: Julie Schumacher

WHEN DORA, ELENA’S older sister, is diagnosed with depression and has to be admitted to the hospital, Elena can’t seem to make sense of their lives anymore. At school, the only people who acknowledge...

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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.
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The Alchemyst

By: Michael Scott

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Josh and Sophie, 15-year-old twins, take summer jobs across the street from one another, one in a bookstore and one in a coffee shop. But the arrival of a sinister man in a sleek, dark car...


The Enchantress

By: Michael Scott

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Josh and Sophie, traveling through a powerful leygate 10,000 years into the past with the immortals John Dee and Virginia Dare, are immediately faced with the startling revelation...

Starstruck

By: Rachel Shukert

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After being “discovered,” Margaret leaves the safety of her home in Pasadena and the snobby finishing school she attends for the glitz of Hollywood.  She arrives an innocent hopeful,...

Diary of a Parent Trainer

By: Jenny Smith

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Katie is bound and determined to keep a diary of how she trains the grown-ups in her life.  She has studied the operating modes of grown-ups and gives readers tips on how to maximize...


Bigger than a Bread Box

By: Laurel Snyder

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It shouldn’t be happening.  I shouldn’t be looking at my father from the passenger seat of my mother’s car and waving goodbye.  I can’t leave Dad.  I can’t leave...

Don’t You Wish

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Money, looks and popularity are the ticket to happiness in high school, or at least that’s what Pittsburgh plain Jane, Annie Nutter thinks. But when one of her dad’s crazy experiments...

Liar & Spy

By: Rebecca Stead

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal book When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building...

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I So Don’t Do Famous

By: Barrie Summy

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Sherlock (Sherry) Holmes Baldwin thinks she’s in for an uber-good time when she wins an award for writing an essay on true love for Hollywood Girl magazine.  Unfortunately, her boyfriend...