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Ready When You Are

Gary Lonesborough - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable YA love story between two Aboriginal boys -- one who doesn't want to accept he's gay, and the boy who comes to live in his house who makes him realize who he is.It's a hot summer, and life's going all right for Jackson and his family on the Mish. It's almost...
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We Used to Be Friends

Amy Spalding - Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Two best friends grow up - and grow apart - in this innovative contemporary YA novel Told in dual timelines - half of the chapters moving forward in time and half moving backward - We Used to Be Friends explores the most traumatic breakup of all: that of childhood besties. At the start...
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Capsized!: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster

Patricia Sutton - Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

On July 24, 1915, the SS Eastland, filled to capacity with 2,500 passengers and crew, capsized in the Chicago River while still moored to the pier. Happy picnic-goers headed for an employee outing across Lake Michigan suddenly found themselves in a struggle for their lives. Trapped...
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Spin

Lamar Giles - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

When rising star Paris Secord (aka DJ ParSec) is found dead on her turntables, it sends the local music scene reeling. No one is feeling that grief more than her shunned pre-fame best friend, Kya, and ParSec's chief groupie, Fuse -- two sworn enemies who happened to be the ones who discovered...
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Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel

Naomi Kritzer - Tor Teen
Format: Hardcover

How much does the internet know about YOU? A thought-provoking near future YA thriller that could not be more timely as it explores issues of online privacy, artificial intelligence, and the power and perils of social networks.Because her mom is always on the move, Steph hasn't lived anyplace...
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Lost Stars

Lisa Selin Davis - HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Eleanor & Park meets Perks of Being a Wallflower in this bittersweet 1980's story about love, loss, and a comet that only comes around every ninety-seven years. When Carrie looks through her telescope, the world makes sense. It's life here on Earth that's hard to decipher....
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The Impossible Knife of Memory

Laurie Halse Anderson - Penguin Group USA
Format: Book

For the past five years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew up so Hayley can attend school. Perhaps,...
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The Great Godden

Meg Rosoff - Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Everyone talks about falling in love like it's the most miraculous, life-changing thing in the world. Something happens, they say, and you know . . .I looked into his eyes and I knew.Only, everyone else knew too. Everyone else felt exactly the same way.This is the story of one family...
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The Strange Maid: Book 2 of United States of Asgard

Tessa Gratton - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, and Maggie Stiefvater will embrace the richly drawn, Norse-influenced alternate world of the United States of Asgard, where cell phones, rock bands, and evangelical preachers coexist with dragon slaying, rune casting, and sword training in schools. Where...
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The King of Crows

Libba Bray - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times; color: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The breath-taking finale to the epic New York Times bestseller, The Diviners, from Printz winner and beloved author, Libba Bray. After the horrifying explosion that claimed...
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