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Teenage girls

  • Author:
    Hammer, Alison
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    After opening her own advertising agency, Alexis relied on her husband, Tommy, for the household duties and supervision of their teenage daughter, CeCe. When Tommy receives a terminal cancer diagnosis, Alexis puts her career on hold....

  • Author:
    Ferraro, Dave
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    Yumiko Sato was spirited away by yokai when she was seven-years-old. Kagami, the yokai lord of a magical realm that exists beyond mirrors, allowed her to leave, but vowed that he would come for her when she turned eighteen, whereupon he...

  • Author:
    Butcher, Kristin
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    Sixteen-year-old Kat and her mom haven't seen much of each other since Kat's father died last year. Her mom has taken over the family trucking business and has been away a lot. She promised that Kat could join her on her next run, a...

  • Author:
    Baugh, Leanne
    Summary:

    In the opening pages of this historical novel, sixteen-year-old Kate Harding is desperately trying to assist her mother who is about to give premature birth to a child in their home in the small colonial community of Victoria in 1861....

  • Author:
    Goobie, Beth
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    Kelly Paddik is locked up. Sent to a secure facility because she is a “danger to herself,” all Kelly wants is to escape. But she has been running from everybody since her father abused her and her mother stood by and let it happen. It...

  • Author:
    Norris, Kate
    Summary:

    Teenage Winnie can see splits, the moment when outcomes in the multiverse diverge. In the middle of WWII, and afraid of what her ability could be used for, she keeps it hidden. Only her father knows. But he has a plan.

  • Author:
    Muller, Rachel
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    Chloe McBride has some reservations about accepting her elderly great-aunts' invitation to spend part of the summer with them in Little Venice, but her initial reluctance is outweighed by her curiosity about the mysterious key that came...

  • Author:
    McLaughlin, Kate
    Summary:

    "Raw, unflinching, and authentic, Kate McLaughlin's thoughtful What Unbreakable Looks Like carefully crafts a story exposing the vulnerability of underage trafficked girls and what it takes to begin the process of healing from...

  • Author:
    Harper, Jennica
    Summary:

    What It Feels Like for a Girl is a series of poems following the intense friendship between two teenagers as they explore pop icons, pornography, and the big, strange world of sex. They soon learn just how complicated sexuality is--and...

  • Author:
    Clark, Sally
    Summary:

    It is 1897, and word of gold on the Klondike has spurred a frantic rush of miners to cash in on the riches rumoured to be found there. But by the time the prospectors arrive, all the claims have been staked. Without enough supplies or...

  • Author:
    Harvey-Fitzhenry, Alyxandra
    Summary:

    Beauty is afraid to sleep, her dreams are haunted by the Shadow Lady who stalks and threatens her. During her waking hours, Beauty's life is safe, safer than she wants it to be. Since her mother's death, her father has become so over-...

  • Author:
    Spafford-Fitz, Karen
    Summary:

    "Highlighting girls' volleyball, a sport which has overtaken girls' basketball in popularity, Volleyball Vibe shows how engagement in sports can boost self-esteem, confidence, and foster responsibility and teamwork. The main character,...

  • Author:
    Wetmore, Elizabeth
    Summary:

    It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. In the early hours of the morning after Valentine's Day, fourteen-year-old Gloria Ramírez appears on the front porch of Mary Rose Whitehead...

  • Author:
    Fluttert, Pam
    Summary:

    Kat is alone with a secret she doesn?t want to keep, but can?t risk telling. A victim of longtime sexual abuse at the hands of her family?s trusted friend, Kat is torn between trying to protect herself and safeguarding her little sister...

  • Author:
    Sutherland, Suzanne
    Summary:

    2016 Junior Library Guild Selection 2016 VOYA Top Shelf Fiction Selection CCBC’s Best Books for Kids & Teens (Fall 2016) — Commended She’s with the band, whether she likes it or not. Victoria Mahler is the sixteen-year-old only...

  • Author:
    Braswell, Liz
    Summary:

    What if Wonderland was in peril and Alice was very, very late? Alice is on a mission to stop the Queen of Hearts' tyranny and to find her place in both worlds. But will she able to do so before the End of Time?

  • Author:
    Boateng, Johnny
    Summary:

    KaLeah has just moved from Halifax to the small town of Trail, B.C. KaLeah's a natural at baseball, and it's what she loves to do most. But she is excluded and bullied by Nikki and her clique, the popular Valley Girls, because she is...

  • Author:
    Green, John
    Summary:

    "This novel is by far [Green's] most difficult to read. It's also his most astonishing. So surprising and moving and true that I became completely unstrung." - The New York Times "A tender story about learning to cope when the world...

  • Author:
    Portis, Charles
    Summary:

    In the 1870s, young Mattie Ross learns that her beloved father was gunned down by his former handyman. But even though this gutsy 14-year-old is seeking vengeance, she is smart enough to figure out she can't go alone after a desperado...

  • Author:
    McClintock, Norah
    Summary:

    In this chilling graphic novel, Truman, the prime suspect in his girlfriend's murder, struggles to find the truth.

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