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Girls on the Verge

Sharon Biggs Waller - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Camille couldn't be having a better summer -- she kills it as Ophelia in her community theater's production of Hamlet, catches the eye of the cutest boy in the play, and nabs a spot in a prestigious theater program. But on the very night she learns she got into the program, she also...
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Disability Visibility

Alice Wong - Delacorte Press
Format: Hardcover

The seventeen eye-opening essays in Disability Visibility, all written by disabled people, offer keen insight into the complex and rich disability experience, examining life's ableism and inequality, its challenges and losses, and celebrating its wisdom, passion, and joy. The accounts...
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Hell and High Water

TANYA LANDMAN - Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Mystery turns to mortal danger as one young man's quest to clear his father's name ensnares him in a net of deceit, conspiracy, and intrigue in 1750s England.Caleb has spent his life roaming southern England with his Pa, little to their names but his father's signet ring and a puppet theater...
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As Far As You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper - Bloomsbury YA
Format: Hardcover

Marty arrives in London with nothing but his oboe and some savings from his summer job, but he's excited to start his new life--where he's no longer the closeted, shy kid who slips under the radar and is free to explore his sexuality without his parents' disapproval. From the outside,...
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The Girls Are Never Gone

Sarah Glenn Marsh - Razorbill
Format: Hardcover

Dare Chase doesn't believe in ghosts.Privately, she's a supernatural skeptic. But publicly, she's keeping her doubts to herself - because she's the voice of Attachments, her brand-new paranormal investigation podcast, and she needs her ghost-loving listeners to tune in. That's...
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The Tale of Rescue

Michael J Rosen - Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2015
Format: Print book

When a blizzard traps a family outside in a whiteout, a cattle dog devises a stunning rescue in a moving, suspenseful, and gorgeously illustrated story.A family - a mother, a father, and their ten-year-old son - have come all the way from Florida to the Appalachian foothills to experience...
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Lucky Strikes

Louis Bayard - Henry Holt and Company
Format: Print book

With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister -- and of the family gas station. Harley Blevins, local king and emperor of Standard Oil, is in hot pursuit to clinch his fuel monopoly. To keep him at bay and keep...
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Rosie Girl

JULIE SHEPARD - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Little Peach meets We Were Liars in this haunting YA debut about a troubled teen searching for her birth mom who uncovers disturbing family secrets along the way. After her father passes away, seventeen-year-old Rosie is forced to live with her abusive stepmom Lucy and her deadbeat...
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The first time she drowned

Kerry Kletter - Listening Library
Format: Audiobook

Committed to a mental hospital against her will for something she claims she did not do, Cassie O'Malley signs herself out against medical advice when she turns eighteen and tries to start over at college, until her estranged mother appears, throwing everything Cassie believes about...
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Felix Yz

Lisa Bunker - Listening Library
Format: Audio CD

"If it wasn't for the fused-with-Zyx thing, I suppose I would just be normal - whatever that means." When Felix Yz was three years old, a hyperintelligent fourth-dimensional being became fused inside him after one of his father's science experiments went terribly wrong. The creature...
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