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Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

Paul Fleischman · Candlewick Press
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them.We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never before...
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Try This!: 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

Karen Romano Young · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Book

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence...
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The Good Demon

Jimmy Cajoleas · Amulet Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Clare has been miserable since her exorcism. The preacher that rid her of evil didn't understand that her demon - simply known as Her - was like a sister to Clare. Now, Clare will do almost anything to get Her back. After a chance encounter with the son of the preacher who exorcised...
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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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The Outliers

Kimberly McCreight · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia comes a fast-paced teen series where one girl learns that in a world of intrigue, betrayal, and deeply buried secrets, it is vital to trust your instincts.It all starts with a text: Please, Wylie, I need your help. Wylie...
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Paint It: The Art of Acrylics, Oils, Pastels, and Watercolors

Mari Bolte · Capstone Press
Pages: 143
Format: Paperback

Any master starts at the beginning. Dip your brush into oil, acrylic, and watercolor paints, and sharpen your pastels. Develop essential techniques that will propel your art from scribbles to masterpieces.
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How We Roll

Natasha Friend · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Quinn is a teen who loves her family, skateboarding, basketball, and her friends, but after she's diagnosed with a condition called alopecia which causes her to lose all of her hair, her friends abandon her. Jake was once a star football player, but because of a freak accident -- caused...
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Otherworld

Jason Segel · Delacorte Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Black Mirror and HBO's Westworld, and readers of James Dashner and Veronica Roth, Otherworld is the first book in New York Times bestselling authors Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller's new YA sci-fi-thriller series. The future is now. And the future is terrifying. There are no screens....
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The Long Game: A Fixer Novel

Jennifer Barnes · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Tess Kendrick, a junior at the elite Hardwicke School in Washington D.C., can fix just about any problem her classmates--or their power-wielding parents--might have, but when terrorism, assassination, and murder strike, she soon finds herself wrapped up in an intricate plot that may end up hitting...
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Allegedly

Tiffany D Jackson · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 387
Format: Hardcover

Orange Is the New Black meets Walter Dean Myer's Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home.Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn't say much in that first interview...
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Plants Vs. Meats: The Health, History, and Ethics of What We Eat

Meredith Sayles Hughes · Twenty-First Century Books, 2016.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

No one can live without food, but what you eat is a personal decision. Today many people are examining nutritional advice and choosing to eat more vegetables and fruits and less meat. But is all meat bad for you? What does the science say? People also make food choices for ethical and religious...
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Conquering Binge Eating

Nita Mallick · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Affecting as many as 2.8 percent of adults and 1.6 percent of adolescents, binge eating disorderconsuming an excessive amount of calories regularlyis the most common eating disorder. It often leads to obesity and disposes those with the disorder to serious health risks, including diabetes...
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The Chaos of Standing Still

JESSICA BRODY · Simon Pulse
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"Jessica Brody has made me believe that getting stuck in an airport overnight would be the most fantastic thing in the world. I fell hard for this story of love, loss, friendship, and bad airport food. I loved it!" - Morgan Matson, New York Times bestselling author of The Unexpected...
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Rocks Fall Everyone Dies

Lindsay Ribar · Kathy Dawson Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A paranormal suspense novel about a boy who can reach inside people and steal their innermost things - fears, memories, scars, even love - and his family's secret ritual that for centuries has kept the cliff above their small town from collapsing.Aspen Quick has never really worried about...
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