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  • Details about Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: Book

    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: Book

    Jesse Andrews

    The book that inspired the hit film! Sundance U.S. Dramatic Audience Award Sundance Grand Jury Prizer. This is the funniest book you'll ever read about death. It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school sucks. But on the first day of his senior year, Greg Gaines thinks he's figured it out. The answer to the basic existential question: How is it possible to exist in a place that sucks so bad? His strategy: remain at the periphery at all times. Keep an insanely low profile. Make medioc……more

  • Details about Battle of the Ampere

    Battle of the Ampere

    Richard Evans

    The hair-raising action continues for Michael Vey in this charged third installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Michael, Taylor, Ostin and the rest of the Electroclan have destroyed the largest of the Elgen Starxource plants, but now they're on the run. The Elgen have teamed up with the Peruvian army to capture them, and only Michael remains free. With his friends due to stand trial for terrorism-a charge that may carry the death penalty-Michael will need all his wits and his ……more

  • Details about Kids of Appetite

    Kids of Appetite

    David Arnold

    "A gorgeous, insightful, big-hearted joy of a book." -- Nicola Yoon , #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything The critically acclaimed author of Mosquitoland brings us another batch of unforgettable characters in this New York Times bestselling tragicomedy about first love and devastating loss. Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell. It begins with the death of Vic's father. It ends with the murder of Mad's uncle. The Hackensack Police Department would……more

  • Details about Let's Get Lost

    Let's Get Lost

    Adi Alsaid

    Five strangers. Countless adventures.One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the most. There's HUDSON, a small-town mechanic who is willing to throw away his dreams for true love. And BREE, a runaway who seizes every Tuesday--and a few stolen goods along the way. ELLIOT believes in happy endings...until his own life goes off-script. And SONIA……more

  • Details about Over You

    Over You

    Amy Reed

    An intense friendship fractures in this gritty, realistic novel from the author of Beautiful , Clean , and Crazy , which School Library Journal called "compelling and moving." Max would follow Sadie anywhere, so when Sadie decides to ditch her problems and escape to Nebraska for the summer, it's only natural for Max to go along. Max is Sadie's confidante, her protector, and her best friend. This summer will be all about them. This summer will be perfect. And then they meet Dylan. Dylan is dar……more

  • Details about Hot Girl

    Hot Girl

    Dream Jordan

    It's summertime in Bed-Stuy "Do or Die" Brooklyn, and Kate is feeling down in the dumps. Not only is she tired of her raggedy, tomboy image, but she's also missing her best friend, Felicia, who's away for the summer. Lonely and not exactly getting along with her new foster mother, Lynn, Kate so badly wants to be out and about, twirling pretty, and partying---and maybe catching the attention of her longtime crush, Charles. Opportunity knocks one hot summer day when fly-girl Naleejah struts her s……more

  • Details about When the Moon Was Ours

    When the Moon Was Ours

    Anna-Marie McLemore

    Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Stonewall Book Award Honor "McLemore's second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages... McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body's need to speak its truth is primal and profound, and that the connection between two people is no more anyone's business than why the dish ran away with the spoon." --Jeff Giles, New York Times Book Review Anna-Marie McLemore's d……more

  • Details about The Juvie Three

    The Juvie Three

    Gordon Korman

    Gecko Fosse drove the getaway car. Terence Florian ran with the worst gang in Chicago. Arjay Moran killed someone. All three boys are serving time in juvenile detention centers until they get a second chance at life in the form of Douglas Healy. A former juvenile delinquent himself, Healy is running an experimental halfway house in New York City where he wants to make a difference in the lives of kids like Gecko, Terence, and Arjay. Things are going well, until one night Healy is accidentally……more

  • Details about Love and Other Foreign Words

    Love and Other Foreign Words

    Erin McCahan

    Josie lives her life in translation. She speaks High School, College, Friends, Boyfriends, Break-ups, and even the language of Beautiful Girls. But none of these is her native tongue. And Love? The most foreign language of all. So when being fluent in True Love becomes the only way to avert a sure catastrophe, Josie is forced to examine her feelings for the boy who says he loves her, the sister she loves but doesn't always like, and the best friend who hasn't said a word - at least not in a lang……more

  • Details about The View from the Top

    The View from the Top

    Hillary Frank

    Eighteen-year-old Anabelle's last few months in her coastal hometown are bittersweet. Instead of the quiet precollege summer she expects, Anabelle makes some surprising discoveries about herself as she navigates romantic entanglements and changing friendships. Through shifting points of view in seven interconnected stories, we glimpse the limits of how well her friends really know Anabelle . . . and how little she grasps about the way they see her. With wry observations and quirky humor, critic……more

  • Details about The Gospel of Winter

    The Gospel of Winter

    Brendan Kiely

    A fearless debut novel about the restorative power of truth and love after the trauma of abuse. As sixteen-year-old Aidan Donovan's fractured family disintegrates around him, he searches for solace in a few bumps of Adderall, his father's wet bar, and the attentions of his local priest, Father Greg--the only adult who actually listens to him. When Christmas hits, Aidan's world collapses in a crisis of trust when he recognizes the darkness of Father Greg's affections. He turns to a crew of new ……more

  • Details about The outsiders

    The outsiders

    S.E. Hinton.

    According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for "social") has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he's always been proud of it, even willing to rumble against a gang of socs for the sake of his fellow greasers--until one terrible night when his friend Johnny kills a soc.…more