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Young Adult Recommendations

Recommendations for Ages 13+

Rebel Spy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524771225
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 23rd, 2020

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Only Mostly Devastated: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250315892
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Published: Wednesday Books - March 3rd, 2020

Love, Creekwood: A Simonverse Novella Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780063048126
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 30th, 2020

What If It's Us Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062795236
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Published: HarperTeen - May 5th, 2020

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The Poet X Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

2018 National Book Award, 2018 Globe-Horn Award, 2018 Pura Belpré Award, & 2019 Carnegie Medal

Written in verse, Xiomara finds her voice in the form of slam poetry. She has a lot to say, even though she knows her mother would not agree with her. -- Anastasia


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Barely Missing Everything Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534404465
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - March 3rd, 2020

Two friends, growing up on the border of the US and Mexico, decide to take a road trip in the pursuit of finding out the truth to a personal mystery. A wonderful coming-of-age story with strong friendships, real social issues, and powerful voices. -- Anastasia


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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316310314
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Jude, a human girl, is trying to survive life at the Court of Fairies. The fay are cruel beings, but none as cruel as Cardan, a Prince at Court. An attempt to take the crown goes horribly wrong. Jude and Cardan must bound together and survive this new political landscape. An original story with characters that you will just love to hate. -- Anastasia


Lovely War Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780147512970
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Published: Penguin Books - February 4th, 2020

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A Fire Story Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419735851
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 5th, 2019

This beautiful graphic memoir depicts the events of the 2017 Sonoma County Wildfires. Brian Fies tells his own story about losing his home, where he raised his two kids, and the aftermath of what he had to face in order to rebuild his life. What started as an online comic had been expanded to show the depth of what these people had to face. -- Anastasia


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Bloom Cover Image
By Kevin Panetta, Savanna Ganucheau (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726413
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Published: First Second - January 29th, 2019

A coming-of-age graphic novel set in a small town family owned bakery. Hector loves baking and Ari wants to get out of town as soon as possible. A summer romance makes this couple question their life plans and learning to adapt to the changes life throws at you. -- Anastasia


Heartstopper: Volume 1 Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617436
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Published: Graphix - May 5th, 2020

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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Cover Image
By Diana Kapp, Bijou Karman (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984893055
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Background stories about successful women across a wide swath of professions.  Includes what they were NOT good at growing up, which is inspiring in itself. -- Susan


SHOUT Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142422205
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Published: Penguin Books - March 10th, 2020