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Silver Stars

Michael Grant · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Girl in the Blue Coat, Salt to the Sea, and The Boy at the Top of the Mountain, the second book of New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant's epic alternate history is a coming-of-age story about three girls who are fiercely fighting their own personal battles in the midst...

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Endangered

Lamar Giles
Format: Print book

Edgar Award nominee for Best Young Adult Mystery

Endangered is a thrilling page-turner perfect for fans of Barry Lyga's I Hunt Killers, from acclaimed author Lamar Giles, author of the Edgar Award-nominated Fake ID.

The one secret she cares about keeping - her ident

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Julia Vanishes

Catherine Egan · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 375
Format: Print book

"An exciting novel with magic and serial killers.... One of the hottest books coming out." - Hypable.com

Fans of Marie Lu, Leigh Bardugo, and Kristin Cashore will be captivated by this stunning first book in a must-have new fantasy trilogy about a spy who can vanish at will...
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The Whole Thing Together

Ann Brashares · Delacorte Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Brashares's The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series was a worldwide phenomenon, and she's back with a beautifully written novel about love, class differences, and betrayal playing out over the course of a fractured American family's Long...
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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo

F. C. Yee · Amulet Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The struggle to get into a top-tier college consumes sixteen-year-old Genie's every waking thought. But when she discovers she's a celestial spirit who's powerful enough to bash through the gates of heaven with her fists, her perfectionist existence is shattered.

Enter Quentin,...
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The Fearless

Emma Pass · Ember
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

For fans of The Hunger Games, Matched, Divergent, and The Fifth Wave, this fast-paced futuristic thriller tells the story of seventeen-year-old Cass and her fight to protect her younger brother from an unimaginably terrifying enemy. The Deadliest Enemy feels no fear. Cass has the invasion...
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Gathering Darkness: A Falling Kingdoms Novel

Morgan Rhodes · Razorbill
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

War brought them together. Love will tear them apart. Alliances form across Mytica and beyond as royals and rebels alike race to hunt down the Kindred - the four elemental crystals that give their owners god-like power. The stakes have never been higher for Magnus and Cleo, who are brought...
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WITCH BORN

NICHOLAS BOWLING · CHICKEN HOUSE
Format: Hardcover

Alyce's mother has just been burnt at the stake for practicing witchcraft. With only a thin set of instructions and a witch's mommet for guidance, Alyce must face the world that she's been sealed off from - a world of fear and superstition. With a witch hunter fast on her trail,...
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Lion: A Long Way Home Young Readers' Edition

SAROO BRIERLEY · PUFFIN BOOKS
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The young readers' edition of the true story that inspired Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman.

When Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost home town half a world away, he made global headlines. Saroo...
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Biggie

Derek E. Sullivan · Aw Teen
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Henry "Biggie" Abbott is the son of one of Finch, Iowa's most famous athletes. His father was a baseball legend and his step-dad is a close second. At an obese 300 pounds though, Biggie himself prefers classroom success to sports. As a perfectionist, he doesn't understand...
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And Then There Were Four

NANCY WERLIN · Dial Books
Pages: 415
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Nancy Werlin returns to YA suspense with this page-turner mystery for fans of Lauren Oliver, Neal Shusterman, and Lois Duncan

Let's not die today. Not even to make things easier for our parents.

When a building collapses...
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The Inconceivable Life of Quinn

Marianna Baer · Amulet Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Quinn Cutler is sixteen and the daughter of a high-profile Brooklyn politician. She's also pregnant, a crisis made infinitely more shocking by the fact that she has no memory of ever having sex. Before Quinn can solve this deeply troubling mystery, her story becomes public. Rumors spread,...
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Waste of Space

Gina Damico · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Cram ten hormonal teens into a spaceship and blast off: that's the premise for the ill-conceived reality show Waste of Space. The kids who are cast know everything about drama - and nothing about the fact that the production is fake. Hidden in a desert warehouse, their spaceship...
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Environmental Racism and Classism

Anne C Cunningham · Greenhaven Publishing
Pages: 156
Format: Print book

Flints water supply tainted with lead. Chicagos toxic donut. Louisianas cancer alley. Corporate waste poisoning developing nations. These are all examples of environmental racism. Readers of this compelling anthology will be awakened to many examples of poor and minority communities that...
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The Ballad of a Broken Nose

Arne Svingen · Margaret Mcelderry Bks
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

From award-winning Norwegian author Arne Svingen comes "an unusually exciting and funny story" (Dagbladet) about a relentlessly positive teenager who uses his love of opera to cope with his less-than-perfect home life.Bart is an eternal optimist. At thirteen years old, he's...
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