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Swing

Kwame Alexander · Blink
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Things usually do not go as planned for seventeen-year-old Noah. He and his best friend Walt (aka Swing) have been cut from the high school baseball team for the third year in a row, and it looks like Noah's love interest since fifth grade, Sam, will never take it past the "best...
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

ADAOBI TRICIA NWAUBANI · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, this poignant novel by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani tells the timely story of one girl who was taken from her home in Nigeria and her harrowing fight for survival. Includes an afterword by award-winning journalist Viviana...
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This Is What It Feels Like

Rebecca Barrow · HarperTeen
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This tender story of friendship, music, and ferocious love asks: what will you fight for, if not yourself? You Don't Know Me But I Know You author Rebecca Barrow's next book is perfect for fans of Katie Cotugno and Emery Lord.Who cares that the prize for the Sun City Originals contest is fifteen...
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The Last Wish of Sasha Cade

Cheyanne Young · Kids Can Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

The day Raquel has been dreading for months has finally arrived. Sasha, her best friend in the whole world, has died of cancer. Overwhelmed and brokenhearted, Raquel can't even imagine life without her. And then a letter from Sasha arrives. Has she somehow found a way to communicate from...
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Analee, in Real Life

Janelle Milanes · Simon Pulse
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A Cuban-American teen navigates social anxiety, her father's remarriage, and being torn between two very cute boys in this heartfelt and funny contemporary novel - perfect for fans of Morgan Matson and Kasie West.Ever since her mom died three years ago, Analee Echevarria has had trouble...
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Mammoth

Jill Baguchinsky · Turner
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The summer before her junior year, paleontology geek Natalie Page lands a coveted internship at an Ice Age dig site near Austin, Texas. Natalie, who's also a plus-size fashion blogger, depends on the retro style and persona she developed to shield herself from her former bullies, but vintage...
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How She Died, How I Lived

Mary Crockett · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times} Girl in Pieces meets The Way I Used to Be in this poignant and thought-provoking novel about a girl who must overcome her survivor's guilt after a fellow classmate is brutally murdered. I was one of five. The five girls Kyle texted...
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Come November

Katrin van Dam · Scholastic Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

It's not the end of the world, but it's starting to feel that way. On November 17, the Next World Society is planning to leave Earth behind and reboot human civilization on a planet unaffected by climate change and pollution. It sounds crazy to Rooney Harris, but to her mother and younger...
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The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig

Don Zolidis · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Janesville, Wisconsin (cold in the sense that there is no God) 1994The worst thing that's ever happened to Craig is also the best: Amy. Amy and Craig never should've gotten together. Craig is an awkward, Dungeons & Dragons playing geek, and Amy is the beautiful, fiercely intelligent...
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Things I'd Rather Do Than Die

Christine Hurley Deriso · Flux
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Jade Fulton and Ethan Garrett are opposites in every sense of the word. Ethan is an all-American poster boy a star athlete dating the most popular girl in school and a devout Christian. Jade keeps mostly to herself. She abhors joining things, hates everyone at their high school except her best...
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Words We Don't Say

K. J. Reilly · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Joel Higgins has 901 unsent text messages saved on his phone. Ever since the thing that happened, there are certain people he hasn't been able to talk to in person. Sure, he shows up at school, does his mandatory volunteer hours at the soup kitchen, and spends pretty much every moment thinking...
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Into the Hollow

Lynn Vroman · Owl Hollow Press
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

The hollow is the perfect place to hide. Or so Free's dad said when they fled California, her five-year-old brother illegally in tow, to hide out in the West Virginia mountains and make some fast cash. As her father disappears with increasing frequency, Free watches her brother largely...
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Hole in the Middle

Kendra Fortmeyer · Soho Teen
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

For every reader who grew up loving R.J. Palacio's Wonder comes a hilarious, heartbreaking, and magical YA debut about what it means to accept the body you're given.What if the empty space was what made you whole?Morgan Stone was born with a hole in her middle: a perfectly smooth, sealed,...
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Giant Days

Non Pratt · Amulet Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Based on the hit graphic-novel series from BOOM! Studios, the publisher behind Lumberjanes, Giant Days follows the hilarious and heartfelt misadventures of three university first-years: Daisy, the innocent home-schooled girl; Susan, the sardonic wit; and Esther, the vivacious drama queen....
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The Healer

DONNA FREITAS · HarperTeen
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous and heartrending novel about love, family, and faith, perfect for fans of Laura Ruby, John Corey Whaley, and Jandy Nelson.Marlena Oliveira has - mysteriously, miraculously - been given the power to heal all kinds of ailments. People around the world believe she is a saint. But it all comes...
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My Whole Truth

Mischa Thrace · Flux
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Seventeen-year-old Seelie Stanton never wanted to kill anyone. She never wanted to be invisible in her own family, she never wanted to crush on her best friend Alyssa, and she definitely never wanted to know how effectively a mallet could destroy a human head. But the universe doesn't...
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How to Breathe Underwater

VICKY SKINNER · Swoon Reads
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Kate's father has been pressuring her to be perfect for her whole life, pushing her to be the best swimmer she can be. But when Kate finds her dad cheating on her mom, Kate's perfect world comes crashing down, and Kate is forced to leave home and the swim team she's been a part of her whole...
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Nate Expectations

Tim Federle · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it's like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended. " - Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton Third time's a charm! Nate Foster returns home to Jankburg, Pennsylvania, to face his biggest...
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The Resolutions

Mia Garcia · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A heart-expanding novel about four Latinx teens who make New Year's resolutions for one another - and the whirlwind of a year that follows. Fans of Erika L. Sánchez and Emery Lord will fall for this story of friendship, identity, and the struggle of finding yourself when all you want...
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Letting Go of Gravity

Meg Leder · Simon Pulse
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Parker struggles to reconnect with her twin brother, Charlie - who's recovering from cancer - as she tries to deal with her anxiety about the future in this powerful new novel.Twins Parker and Charlie are polar opposites. Where Charlie is fearless, Parker is careful. Charlie is confident...
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