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  • Details about The Poet X

    The Poet X

    Elizabeth Acevedo

    National Book Award Winner! Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. But Xiomara has plenty she wan……more

  • Details about The Altered History of Willow Sparks

    The Altered History of Willow Sparks

    Tara O'Connor (Artist)

    A nerdy teenage girl discovers a magical book that gives her the power to re-write her life, but magic always comes with a cost. What happens when you can finally get everything you ever wanted? Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. A……more

  • Details about Rebel with a Cupcake

    Rebel with a Cupcake

    Anna Mainwaring

    Jesobel Jones is bold and brash, the daughter of a hand model and a washed-up rock star. Jess sees no need to apologize for her rambling house, her imperfect family, her single status ... or her weight. Jess is who she is. She makes her own cupcakes and she eats them, too. No regrets. That is, until Own Clothes Day rolls around at school. Jess and her friends dedicate the requisite hours of planning to their outfits, their hair and their makeup for the one day they are free from school unifor……more

  • Details about Leah on the Offbeat

    Leah on the Offbeat

    Becky Albertalli

    #1 New York Times bestseller! In this sequel to the acclaimed Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda--now a major motion picture, Love, Simon--we follow Simon's BFF Leah as she grapples with changing friendships, first love, and senior year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat--but real life isn't always so rhythmic. She's an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-co……more

  • Details about Tradition

    Tradition

    Brendan Kiely

    "Deeply felt, powerful, devastating and, ultimately, hopeful." -- Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star "Powerful and necessary...an important, timely book." --Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be "A story that belongs in every library." -- School Library Journal (starred review) "A thoughtfully crafted argument for feminism and allyship." -- Kirkus Reviews From New York Times bestselling and ……more

  • Details about Monday's Not Coming

    Monday's Not Coming

    Tiffany D. Jackson

    From the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly, Tiffany D. Jackson, comes a gripping new novel perfect for fans of E. Lockhart and Gillian Flynn about the mystery of one teenage girl's disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth. Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable--more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn't turn up for the first day of school, Claudia's worried. When she doesn't show for the second day……more

  • Details about Where I Live

    Where I Live

    Brenda Rufener

    Included on Bustle's list of the "27 Most Anticipated YA Contemporary Books Hitting Shelves in 2018"! "Fans of Jennifer Niven and Nicola Yoon will enjoy this realistic debut novel, which brings to light heavy topics of homelessness and abuse." --School Library Journal "Where I Live is hard-hitting and real and filled with hope. It makes you want to find your voice, find your people, and tell your story." --Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places and Holding U……more

  • Details about The Accidental Bad Girl

    The Accidental Bad Girl

    Maxine Kaplan

    After getting caught hooking up with her best friend's ex on the last day of junior year, Kendall starts senior year friendless and ostracized. She plans to keep her head down until she graduates. But after discovering her online identity has been hacked and she's being framed for stealing from a dealer, Kendall is drawn into a tenuous partnership with the mastermind of a drug ring lurking in the shadows of her Brooklyn private school. If she wants to repair her tattered reputation and save her ……more

  • Details about Not the Girls You're Looking For

    Not the Girls You're Looking For

    Aminah Mae Safi

    Lulu Saad doesn't need your advice, thank you very much. She's got her three best friends and nothing can stop her from conquering the known world. Sure, for half a minute she thought she'd nearly drowned a cute guy at a party, but he was totally faking it. And fine, yes, she caused a scene during Ramadan. It's all under control. Ish. Except maybe this time she's done a little more damage than she realizes. And if Lulu can't find her way out of this mess soon, she'll have to do more than repair……more

  • Details about Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe

    Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe

    Preston Norton

    Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. He has no one at school and life in his trailer park home has gone from bad to worse ever since his older brother's suicide. There's no one Cliff hates more than the nauseatingly cool quarterback, Aaron Zimmerman. One day, Aaron returns to school after a near-death experience with a bizarre claim: while he was unconscious he saw God, who gave him a list of things to do to make Happy Valley High suck less. And God said there's only one person who can help: Neanderth……more

  • Details about The Backstagers

    The Backstagers

    James Tynion; Rian Sygh (Illustrator)

    All the world's a stage . . . but what happens behind the curtain is pure magic--literally! When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he's taken in by the only ones who don't treat him like a new kid, the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Not only does he gain great, lifetime friends, Jory is also introduced to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain. With the unpredictable twists and turns of the underground world, the Backstagers venture into the unknown, ……more

  • Details about The Game Can't Love You Back

    The Game Can't Love You Back

    Karole Cozzo

    Bitter sports rivalries and swoon-worthy romance intertwine, in Karole Cozzo's classic enemies to lovers story where two former nemeses blur the lines between love and hate. Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's learned to focus on one thing and one thing only--being the best pitcher she can be. But when a freak accident forces her school to be absorbed by the……more

  • Details about Things We Have in Common

    Things We Have in Common

    Tasha Kavanagh

    "[A] perfectly orchestrated girl-who-cried-wolf thriller."--The New York Times Book Review A dark, utterly compulsive novel about what happens when the warped imagination of a teenage girl turns into reality... When fifteen-year-old Yasmin--obese, obsessive and deemed a freak by her peers--sees a sinister man watching Alice Taylor from the school fence, she becomes convinced he's planning to take her. After all, who wouldn't want the popular and perfect Alice? Then Yasmin realizes if she can ……more

  • Details about Confessions of a High School Disaster

    Confessions of a High School Disaster

    Emma Chastain

    In the tradition of Bridget Jones's Diary , a lovably flawed high school student chronicles her life as she navigates the highs and lows of family, friendship, school, and love in a diary that sparkles with humor and warmth. I'm Chloe Snow, and my life is kiiiiind of a disaster. 1. I'm a kissing virgin (so so so embarrassing). 2. My best friend, Hannah, is driving me insane. 3. I think I'm in love with Mac Brody, senior football star, whose girlfriend is so beautiful she doesn't even need eyel……more

  • Details about Piecing Me Together

    Piecing Me Together

    Renée Watson

    Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner New York Times bestseller "Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson "Important and deeply moving." --John Green Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her. Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And……more

  • Details about The Most Dangerous Place on Earth: A Novel

    The Most Dangerous Place on Earth: A Novel

    Lindsey Lee Johnson

    An unforgettable cast of characters is unleashed into a realm known for its cruelty--the American high school--in this captivating debut novel. The wealthy enclaves north of San Francisco are not the paradise they appear to be, and nobody knows this better than the students of a local high school. Despite being raised with all the opportunities money can buy, these vulnerable kids are navigating a treacherous adolescence in which every action, every rumor, every feeling, is potentially postabl……more