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Sadie

Posted December 4, 2018

One of my favorite young adult thrillers of the year. The book alternates chapters between Sadie’s telling of her journey to locate her sister’s murderer and kill him, and a podcast led by radio personality, West McCray, about Sadie&rsquo…

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Posted December 4, 2018

Aptly described by the author as the Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars. Secrets are revealed and an unlikely group of students come together after the creator of the school’s gossip app and outcast, Simon, dies in detention of anaphylact…

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Pashmina

Posted August 31, 2018

Pashmina is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel about a second generation Indian- American teen named Priyanka. Priyanka is dealing with the typical struggles of being a teenager, butting heads with her mom, learning to drive, and bullies making …

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American Born Chinese

Posted April 30, 2018

This hilarious and expressive autobiography is one of my favorite graphic novels. It follows the tribulations and adventures of Jin, a Chinese-American teen with two immigrant parents. Jin faces racism and struggles to be accepted in his all white sc…

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City of Saints and Thieves

Posted January 31, 2018

This debut novel is a standout murder mystery addressing national tragedies through the story of a young orphan and refugee turned thief, Tina. Shortly after Tina and her mother flee to Sangui, Kenya from their war-torn village in the Congo, Tina&rsq…

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