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Taken

Erin Bowman · HarperTeen
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Incarceron by Catherine Fisher and Variant by Robison Wells wont want to miss this magnetic first book in a gripping dystopian sci-fi series. Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy, raves that Taken is an action-packed thrill ride from beginning to end....
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The Last Execution

Jesper Wung-Sung · Atheneum Children'S Books, 2016.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Based on the chilling true story of the last execution in Denmark's history, this award-winning, mesmerizing novel asks a question that plagues a small Danish town: does a fifteen-year-old boy deserve to be put to death?On February 22, 1853, a fifteen-year-old Niels Nelson is prepared...
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Monster Hunter: World - PlayStation 4 Standard Edition

Capcom USA · CAPCOM U.S.A.
Format: Video Game

Monster Hunter: world sees players Gear up to Venture on quests to battle against fearsome monsters, progressively improving their hunting abilities as they play. Loot collected from Fallen foes can be used to create new equipment and armor upgrades as players seamlessly move across map areas...
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Scarlet

Marissa Meyer · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 454
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series!Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She's trying to break out of prison--even though if she succeeds, she'll be the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world,...
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Positive: A Memoir

Paige Rawl · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Book

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators - a brave, visceral work that will save lives and resonate deeply.Paige Rawl has been HIV positive since birth,...
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The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

Margarita Engle · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Pages: 182
Format: Print book

"I find it so easy to forget / that I'm just a girl who is expected / to live / without thoughts." Opposing slavery in Cuba in the nineteenth century was dangerous. The most daring abolitionists were poets who veiled their work in metaphor. Of these, the boldest was Gertrudis...
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The death and life of Zebulon Finch. Volume one, At the edge of empire

Daniel Kraus · Simon & Schuster BFYR
Pages: 642
Format: Print book

"The story follows Zebulon Finch, a teenager murdered in 1896 Chicago who inexplicably returns from the dead and searches for redemption through the ages"--
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank · Random House
Format: Preloaded Digital Audio Player

Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, Anne Frank's story has become familiar to millions all over the world, and remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature...
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And We Stay

Jenny Hubbard · Delacorte Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A Michael L. Printz Honor Award Winner "A gentle, lyrical story of incomprehensible sorrow faced with quiet courage." - ELIZABETH WEIN, New York Times bestselling author "Hubbard treats tragedy and new beginnings with a skilled, delicate hand." - JOHN COREY WHALEY, author...
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The Island

Olivia Levez · Rock the Boat
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"With a huge debt to Robinson Crusoe and the film Cast Away, this ambitious story stars troubled teenager Frances, whose nurturing love for her younger brother drives her to imagine escaping their abusive, dysfunctional home." - The Daily Mail As part of an "Outward Bound"...
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Fire Storm

Andy Lane · Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

In Fire Storm by Andrew Lane, young Sherlock's friend and her father have vanished. Their house looks as if nobody has ever lived in it; the neighbors claim never to have heard of them. Sherlock begins to doubt his sanity, until a clever clue points him to Scotland. Following that clue...
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I'm Glad I Did

Cynthia Weil · Soho Teen
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Mad Men meets Nashville in this debut mystery set in 1963, written by Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Cynthia Weil."I loved everything about I'm Glad I Did... Not just brava, Cynthia. Bravissima!!" - Carole King, multi-Grammy winning singer-songwriter of Tapestry...
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Pretty Sly

Elisa Ludwig · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

Pretty Sly is Elisa Ludwig's heart-pounding sequel to Pretty Crooked and the second book in a trilogy perfect for fans of Sarah Mlynowski, Ally Carter, or Sara Shepard.Willa Fox was ordered to stay out of trouble by a juvenile court judge. But that was before her house was ransacked...
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Midnight Thief, Book 2: Daughter of Dusk

Livia Blackburne · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

After learning the truth about her bloodlines, Kyra can't help but feel like a monster. Though she's formed a tentative alliance with the Palace, Kyra must keep her identity a secret or risk being hunted like the rest of her Demon Rider kin. Tristam and the imprisoned assassin James...
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77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College

Halley Bondy · Zést Books,
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

College is about way more than just frats and finals: It's also a time when students can learn new skills, encounter different cultures, test out potential careers, and take a stab at something new just because it sounds cool. And in order to leave college a better, smarter, and more...
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