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Red Girl, Blue Boy: An If Only novel

Lauren Baratz-Logsted · Bloomsbury, 2015.
Pages: 289
Format: Book

Enjoy Red Girl, Blue Boy and the other standalone titles in Bloomsbury's contemporary If Only romance line centered around an impossible problem: you always want what you can't have!Sixteen-year-old Katie and Drew really shouldn't get along. After all, her father is the Republican...

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The Fixer

Jennifer Lynn Barnes · Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

When her grandfather develops dementia, sixteen-year-old Tess, who has been keeping his Montana ranch going, is whisked away to Washington, D.C., by a sister she barely knows and thrown into a world of politics, power, wealth, love triangles, and family secrets.
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Hope Was Here

Joan Bauer
Format: Hardcover

Readers fell in love with teenage waitress Hope Yancey when Joan Bauer's Newbery Honor-winning novel was published ten years ago. Now, with a terrific new jacket and note from the author, Hope's story will inspire a new group of teen readers.
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The Tyrant's Daughter

J.C. Carleson · Random House Childrens Books
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

"Filled with political intrigue and emotional tension, Carleson's riveting novel features a teenage refugee caught in a web of deceit and conspiracy." - PW, starred review When her father is killed in a coup, Laila and her mother and brother leave their war-torn homeland...
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The Terrorist

Caroline B Cooney

Never really enjoying living in London, American teen Laura Williams finds herself consumed by a desire for revenge when her little brother is killed by a terrorist's bomb. By the author of Flight #116 Is Down. "
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Shadow of a Hero

Peter Dickinson

As Eastern Europe lurches toward chaos after the fall of communism, at last it seems possible to Letta that she and her grandfather will be able to visit his homeland, the tiny country Varina.

Varina is presently split among three big neighbors, but why shouldn't it be free
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Little Brother

Cory Doctorow · Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Pages: 382
Format: Book

Marcus, a.k.a "w1n5t0n," is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works-and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school's intrusive but clumsy surveillance...

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The Great Greene Heist

Varian Johnson · Scholastic
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming. Then school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, against Jackson's former friend Gaby de la Cruz. Gaby wants Jackson to stay out of it -- but he knows Keith has "connections" to the principal,...

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Wide Awake

David Levithan · Knopf Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In the not-too-impossible-to-imagine future, a gay Jewish man has been elected president of the United States. Until the governor of one state decides that some election results in his state are invalid, awarding crucial votes to the other candidate, and his fellow party member. Thus is the inspiration...
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Dream Things True: A Novel

Marie F Marquardt · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 346
Format: Print book

Evan and Alma have spent fifteen years living in the same town, connected in a dozen different ways but also living worlds apart -- until the day he jumps into her dad's truck and slams on the brakes.
The nephew of a senator, Evan seems to have it all - except a functional family....

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8th Grade Superzero

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich · Arthur A. Levine Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

In this terrific debut, a Brooklyn middle-schooler finds the superhero within himself thanks to old friends, new dreams, and a pair of magical Dora the Explorer sneakers.Ever since a deeply unfortunate incident earlier this year, Reggies been known as Pukey McKnight at his high-intensity...
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The Wrong Side of Right

Jenn Marie Thorne · Dial Books
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

Fans of Sarah Dessen and Huntley Fitzpatrick will enjoy this smart debut young adult novel, equal parts My Life Next Door and The Princess Diaries - plus a dash of Aaron Sorkin

Kate Quinn's mom died last year, leaving Kate parentless and reeling. So when the unexpected...
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Don't Vote for Me

Krista Van Dolzer · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Veronica rules the school.David's starting a revolution. It's class president election time, and no one is surprised when Veronica Pritchard-Pratt is the only name on the list. She's the most popular girl in school, a social giant who rules the campaign every single year. David,...
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