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Tangerine

Edward Bloor · HMH Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition
Format: Hardcover

Paul Fisher sees the world from behind glasses so thick he looks like a bug-eyed alien. But he’s not so blind that he can’t see there are some very unusual things about his family’s new home in Tangerine County, Florida. Where else does a sinkhole swallow the local school,...
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Princess Diaries

Meg Cabot · Harper Collins Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

She's just a New York City girl living with her artist mom...News Flash: Dad is prince of Genovia. (So that's why a limo meets her at the airport!) Downer: Dad can't have any more kids. (So no heir to the throne.) Shock of the Century: Like it or not, Mia Thermopolis is prime...
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Catherine Called Birdy

Karen Cushman · HarperTrophy
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

Catherine, a spirited and inquisitive young woman of good family, narrates in diary form the story of her fourteenth year--the year 1290. A Newbery Honor Book.
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P.s. Longer Letter Later

Paula Danziger · Scholastic Press
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

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Revolution

Jennifer Donnelly · Delacorte Press
Pages: 471
Format: Hardcover

Readers of If I Stay and Elizabeth George will love Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning novel A Northern Light. Revolution artfully weaves two girls' stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and enduring love; it spans centuries and vividly depicts...
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Happyface

Stephen Emond · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Just put on a happy face!Enter Happyface's journal and get a peek into the life of a shy, artistic boy who decides to reinvent himself as a happy-go-lucky guy after he moves to a new town. See the world through his hilariously self-deprecating eyes as he learns to shed his comic-book-loving,...
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The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet

Natasha Farrant · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 318
Format: Print book

Lydia is the youngest of the five Bennet girls. She's stubborn, never listens, and can't seem to keep her mouth shut--not that she would want to anyway. She's bored with her country life and wishes her older sisters would pay her attention . . . for once!Luckily, the handsome Wickham arrives...
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Jazmin's Notebook

Nikki Grimes

Jazmin Shelby was "born with clenched fists"-which is okay, since she's got a lot of fighting ahead of her. Her dad died a couple of years back, and now that her mom's in the hospital, it's just her and her big sister, CeCe. But that's fine by Jazmin. She's got her frien
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Pretenders

Lisi Harrison · Poppy
Format: Book

Three girls, two guys, five secret journals.The five most popular students at Noble High have secrets to hide; secrets they wrote down in their journals. Now one of their own exposes the private entries...I am leaking these because I'm tired and I know you are too. The success bar is too high...

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A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Dear America)

Karen Hesse

In 1861, Amelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion. Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, off the coast of Delaware-a state wedged between the North and the South, just as Amelia...
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The Music of Dolphins

Karen Hesse · Scholastic; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

After falling from a refugee craft at the age of four, Mila spends eight years as a wild child of the sea between Cuba and Florida, and when she is rescued, she must learn to communicate once again with humans.,
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We'll Never Be Apart

Emiko Jean · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

Murder. Fire. Revenge. That's all seventeen-year-old Alice Monroe thinks about. Committed to a mental ward at Savage Isle, Alice is haunted by memories of the fire that killed her boyfriend, Jason. A blaze her twin sister Cellie set. But when Chase, a mysterious, charismatic patient,...
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We Are Still Tornadoes: A Novel

Michael Kun · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Growing up across the street from each other, Scott and Cath have been best friends for most of their lives. Now they've graduated high school and Cath is off to college while Scott stays at home trying to get his band off the ground. Neither of them realized that their first year after...

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Forgotten

Cat Patrick · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Each night at precisely 4:33 am, while sixteen-year-old London Lane is asleep, her memory of that day is erased. In the morning, all she can "remember" are events from her future. London is used to relying on reminder notes and a trusted friend to get through the day, but things...
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The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick Press
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction
A 2016 Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Award Winner
Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature

Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her delicious wit and keen...
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Kissing Ted Callahan

Amy Spalding · Poppy
Format: Hardcover

Sneak out. Make out. Rock out.Riley and her best guy friend, Reid, have made a pact: they'll help each other pursue their respective crushes, make something happen, and document the details in a shared notebook.While Reid struggles with the moral dilemma of adopting a dog to win over...
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Love & Gelato

Jenna Evans Welch · Simon Pulse, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A summer in Italy turns into a road trip across Tuscany in this sweeping debut novel filled with romance, mystery, and adventure.

Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn't in the mood for Italy's famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She's only there because it was her mother's...
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