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Love, Hate and Other Filters

Samira Ahmed · Soho Teen
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover


In this unforgettable debut novel, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape.

American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between...
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Managing Finances and Shopping Online

Xina M. Uhl
Format: Hardcover

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Truthwitch: A Witchlands Novel

Susan Dennard · Tom Doherty Associates
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a "witchery," a magical skill that sets them apart from others.

In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble--as two desperate young women know all too well.
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The Sun is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon · Listening Library (Audio)
Format: Audiobook

Be the first to read the dazzling new novel from Nicola Yoon, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, EverythingNatasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl...
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The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home

Catherynne M. Valente · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Quite by accident, September has been crowned as Queen of Fairyland - but she inherits a Kingdom in chaos. The magic of a Dodo's egg has brought every King, Queen, or Marquess of Fairyland back to life, each with a fair and good claim on the throne, each with their own schemes and plots...
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The Possible

TARA ALTEBRANDO · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Another twisty psychological suspense from the author of The Leaving, where a teen searches for answers about her mother's dark history, telekinesis, and the power of will.

What if . . . no one knows the truth about you? It's been thirteen years since Kaylee's biological...

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I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister

Amelie Sarn · Delacorte Press
Format: Hardcover

For readers of The Tyrant's Daughter, Out of Nowhere, and I Am Malala, this poignant story about two Muslim sisters is about love, loss, religion, forgiveness, women's rights, and freedom. Two sisters. Two lives. One future. Sohane loves no one more than her beautiful, carefree...
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Relative Strangers

PAULA GARNER · Candlewick
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Why is there a gap in Jules's baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces.Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She never knew her father, and her ex-addict...
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American Street

Ibi Zoboi · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical...

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Patrick Ness · Quill Tree Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst waited with her father in the parking lot of the Chevron gas station for the dragon he'd hired to help on the farm ... Sarah Dewhurst and her father, outcasts in their little town of Frome, Washington, are forced to hire a dragon...
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