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2019 - The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo · HarperTeen

A National Book Award Longlist title!Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth....
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2018 - We Are Okay

Nina LaCour · Penguin Books

Nina LaCour's award-winning, achingly beautiful novel is now available in paperback!-Includes a new foreword by Nicola Yoon, #1 bestselling author of The Sun is Also a Star and Everything, Everything-Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award"Short, poetic and gorgeously written."...
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2017 - March: Book Three

Nate Powell · Top Shelf Productions

2016 National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature2017 Printz Award Winner2017 Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner2017 Sibert Medal Winner2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Winner2017 Walter Award Winner"One of the Best Books of 2016" - Publishers WeeklyWelcome...
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2016 - Bone Gap

Laura Ruby · Balzer Bray

National Book Award Finalist"Ruby's novel deserves to be read and reread. It is powerful, beautiful, extraordinary." - School Library JournalEveryone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps.So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren't surprised. But Finn...
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2015 - I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson · Speak

The New York Times Bestselling story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, Jenny Offill, Emma Straub, and Rainbow Rowell "We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story."...
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2014 - Midwinterblood

Marcus Sedgwick · Square Fish

Seven stories of passion and love separated by centuries but mysteriously intertwined--this is a tale of horror and beauty, tenderness and sacrifice. An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and a Viking...
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2013 - In Darkness

Nick Lake · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; First Edition edition

Winner of the 2013 Michael L. Printz Award This is the story of "Shorty"-a 15-year-old boy trapped in a collapsed hospital during the earthquake in Haiti. Surrounded by the bodies of the dead, increasingly weak from lack of food and water, Shorty begins to hallucinate. As he waits...
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2012 - Where Things Come Back

John Corey Whaley · Atheneum

Winner of the 2012 Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris Awards, this poignant and hilarious story of loss and redemption "explores the process of grief, second chances, and even the meaning of life" (Kirkus Reviews) .In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart-wrenching summer...
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