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YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age

  • Author:
    Richards, Natalie D.
    Summary:

    A new romantic thriller-with a dash of horror-from the author of One Was Lost and Six Months Later Theo's always been impulsive. But telling Paige how he feels' He's obsessed over that decision. And it's time....

  • Author:
    Garden, Nancy
    Summary:

    From the author of Annie on My Mind comes an unflinching novel about prejudice, censorship, and homophobia in a New England town. As the editor in chief of the Wilson High Telegraph, senior Jamie Crawford is supposed to weigh in on the...

  • Author:
    Forbes, Lani
    Summary:

    Six royal daughters vie to become empress of the Chicome people in a competition only one will survive.

  • Author:
    Philippe, Ben
    Summary:

    Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A Black French Canadian, he knows moving to Austin, Texas won't be easy. He decides to label people before they can label him, but he may have more in...

  • Author:
    Hammonds Reed, Christina
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    A New York Times bestseller "Should be required reading in every classroom." —Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin "A true love letter to Los Angeles." —Brandy Colbert, award-winning...

  • Author:
    Atta, Dean
    Summary:

    Michael is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London. All his life, he's navigated what it means to be Greek-Cypriot and Jamaican, but never quite feeling Greek or Black enough. As he gets older, Michael's coming out is only...

  • Author:
    Woodburn, Dallas
    Summary:

    Teenager Tegan Rossi finds herself on Hawaii's Big Island, with no idea how she got there. Her best friend there, Kai, promises to help figure out what's going on, but answers lead to more questions.

  • Author:
    Dessen, Sarah
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    As far as Haven is concerned, there's just too much going on. Everything is changing, and she's not sure where she fits in. Haven's sister's old boyfriend shows up, sparking memories of the summer when they were all...

  • Author:
    Dessen, Sarah
    Summary:

    Scarlett was always the strong one. Halley was always content to follow in her wake. Then Scarlett's boyfriend died, and she learned that she was pregnant. Now Halley has to find the strength to take the lead and help Scarlett get...

  • Author:
    Robb, David Glen
    Summary:

    A trio of high school outcasts—Paul, Big, and Small—face the complicated world of predators and prey in high school and come to realize that overcoming life's challenges will take more than perseverance. Paul Adams is the shortest...

  • Author:
    June, Christina
    Summary:

    From Christina June, author of It Started with Goodbye and Everywhere You Want to Be, comes No Place Like Here, a modern twist on Hansel and Gretel. Ashlyn Zanotti has big plans for the summer. She's just spent a year at boarding...

  • Author:
    Crompton, Laurie Boyle
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    He calls it fate. She calls it blackmail. Rory has a secret: she's the vandal who paints graffiti lions all over her small town. If her policeman dad knew, he'd probably disown her. So when Hayes, a former screw-up on the path...

  • Author:
    Quindlen, Kelly
    Summary:

    From author Kelly Quindlen comes a poignant and deeply relatable story about friendship, self-acceptance, and what it means to be a Real Teenager. Late to the Party is an ode to late bloomers and wallflowers everywhere. Seventeen is...

  • Author:
    Hale, Shannon
    Summary:

    From bestselling author Shannon Hale comes Kind of a Big Deal : a hilarious, delicious YA novel that will suck you in—literally. There's nothing worse than peaking in high school. Nobody knows that better than Josie Pie. She was...

  • Author:
    Polisner, Gae.
    Summary:

    An unforgettable look at romance and friendship through the eyes of a teen girl who's ready to grow up, but maybe not as ready as she thinks Fifteen-year-old JL Markham's life used to be filled with carnival nights and hot...

  • Author:
    Hosey, Sara
    Summary:

    Running away from home hasn't solved Iphigenia Murphy's problems. In fact, it's only a matter of time before they'll catch up with her. Iffy is desperate to find her long-lost mother, and, so far, in spite of the...

  • Author:
    Hopper, Laura
    Summary:

    Janey King's priorities used to be clear: track, school, friends, and family. But when seventeen-year-old Janey learns that her seemingly happy parents are getting divorced, her world starts to shift. Back at school, Luke Hallstrom...

  • Author:
    Elkeles, Simone
    Summary:

    Guess who's jetting off to the Holy Land this summer! Yes, it's me-Amy Nelson-Barak. I've volunteered for ten days of military training in Israel with my friends. The Sababa brochure said it would be a "fun"...

  • Author:
    Shoup, Barbara
    Summary:

    With high school mercifully drawing to a close, Emma's only question is, "What next' And can it please be completely unlike what happened before'" Then one lucky little lotto ticket seems to give the answer-or...

  • Author:
    Acevedo, Elizabeth
    Summary:

    Separated by distance, and their father's secrets, two sisters are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered.

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