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The Hawkweed Legacy

Irena Brignull · Weinstein Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From screenwriter Irena Brignull, the stunning sequel to her critically acclaimed YA debut, The Hawkweed Prophecy ("Full of romance, heart and suspense...completely absorb[ing]." -Madeleine Roux) about a young witch forced to choose between love and magic.
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The Pretenders

Rebecca Hanover · Sourcebooks Fire
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In this sequel and thrilling conclusion to The Similars duology, Emma must figure out who she really is, decide between two boys with the same face, and stop a dangerous plan based on revenge.

Emma is still reeling from the events of her junior year at Darkwood. Not only is her best...

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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Ibi Zoboi · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today - Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it's like to be young and Black in America.

Black is...sisters...

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Henry and Violet

Michelle Zink · Kingswell
Pages: 368
Format: eBook

Henry and Violet finally have a chance to be alone. Granted, it's on a school field trip, but with some clever planning and strategic maneuvering, they can orchestrate their own adventure in New York City, a fairytale land in its own right. While they search for a treasured item that...
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The Last Cherry Blossom

Kathleen Burkinshaw · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Following the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this is a new, very personal story to join "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. " Yuriko was happy growing up in Hiroshima when it was just her and Papa. But her aunt Kimiko and her cousin Genji are living...
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Tortot, The Cold Fish Who Lost His World and Found His Heart

BENNY LINDELAUF · Pushkin Children's Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A spectacularly illustrated story about war and friendship.Tortot is a cold-hearted field cook who goes off to war. Soldiers drop like flies around him but Tortot just doesn't care. Until, that is, he finds a deserter in his kitchen: a boy who has lost his brothers and his legs in battle....
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B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Format: Hardcover

Topics covered in the book are B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber, Mission, Origins, Crew, B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Fast Facts, Stealth, Flying Wing, Engines, Range, Weapons, Bases, Combat History, and the Future. Includes a Glossary and Index.
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Dry

Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

"The authors do not hold back." - BOOKLIST (starred review)
"The palpable desperation that pervades the plot ... feels true, giving it a chilling air of inevitability." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The Shustermans challenge...
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The Demon World

Sally Green · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The epic, magical saga of royalty, romance, and violence continues.

A princess. A soldier. A servant. A demon hunter. A thief. When we last saw them, this unlikely group was heading into the Northern Territory of the kingdom of Pitoria, on the run from the sadistic and power-hungry...
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The Book of Dust

Philip Pullman · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is coming at last!

Renowned storyteller Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials for a thrilling and epic adventure in which daemons, alethiometers, and the Magisterium...
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When We Collided

Emery Lord · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Seventeen year-old Jonah Daniels has lived in Verona Cove, California, his whole life, and only one thing has ever changed: his father used to be alive, and now he is not. With a mother lost in a deep bout of depression, Jonah and his five siblings struggle to keep up their home and the restaurant...

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Bright Lights, Dark Nights

Stephen Emond · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A story about first love, first fights, and finding yourself in a messed up world, from Stephen Emond, acclaimed author of Happyface.Walter Wilcox has never been in love. That is, until he meets Naomi, and sparks, and clever jokes, fly. But when his cop dad is caught in a racial profiling...
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Forever for a Year

B T Gottfred · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 427
Format: Print book

When Carolina and Trevor meet on their first day of school, something draws them to each other. They gradually share first kisses, first touches, first sexual experiences. When they're together, nothing else matters. But one of them will make a choice, and the other a mistake, that...

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

Jason Reynolds · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in AmericaThis is NOT a history book.This is a book about the here and now. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.A book about race. The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep...
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