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The Island

Olivia Levez · Rock the Boat
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"With a huge debt to Robinson Crusoe and the film Cast Away, this ambitious story stars troubled teenager Frances, whose nurturing love for her younger brother drives her to imagine escaping their abusive, dysfunctional home." - The Daily Mail As part of an "Outward Bound"...
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Midnight at the Electric

Jodi Lynn Anderson · HarperTeen
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson's epic tale - told through three unforgettable points of view - is a masterful exploration of how love, determination, and hope can change a person's fate.Kansas, 2065: Adri has been handpicked to live on Mars. But weeks before launch,...
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Beyond Championships Teen Edition: A Playbook for Winning at Life

Dru Joyce II · Zondervan
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

In Beyond Championships Teen Edition, Coach Dru Joyce lays out the steps teens can follow to become winners on and off the court. Much more than a sports book, Beyond Championships Teen Edition is a blueprint for anyone looking to make better choices and reach their full potential. The book...
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A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human

Kay Frydenborg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

We know dogs are our best animal friends, but have you ever thought about what that might mean? Fossils show we've shared our work and homes with dogs for tens of thousands of years. Now there's growing evidence that we influenced dogs' evolution - and they, in turn, changed ours. Even...
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23 Minutes

Vivian Vande Velde · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

By both society's measure and her own, fifteen-year-old Zoe Mahar is pretty much a loser. Then one day she ducks into Spencerport Savings and Loan simply to get out of the rain - and witnesses a bank robbery gone horrifyingly wrong. The good news is that Zoe has a unique ability: she can play...
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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

Steve Sheinkin · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

"Sheinkin has made a career of finding extraordinary stories in American history, researching them exhaustively and recounting them at a nimble pace for readers aged 10 and up . . . Thorpe's greatness may be aspirational, but Sheinkin's brisk and forthright delivery makes it seem entirely...
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Falling Over Sideways

Jordan Sonnenblick · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

It's not easy being Claire. (Really.) Claire's life is a joke . . . but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, Ryder, who's just as bad, if not worse....
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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

Patricia Hruby Powell · Chronicle Books
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

From acclaimed author Patricia Hruby Powell comes the story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse. In 1955, in Caroline County, Virginia, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their...
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Who killed christopher goodman

Allan Wolf · Candlewick
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by a tragic true event in his past, Allan Wolf examines the circumstances of one boy's inexplicable murder and the fateful summer leading up to it.Everybody likes Chris Goodman. Sure, he's a little odd. He wears those funny bell-bottoms and he really likes the word ennui and he shakes...
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