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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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Raybearer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419739828
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Published: Amulet Books - August 18th, 2020

Stunning fantasy debut with brilliant world building. Tarasai has a luxurious life, but is denied her mother’s love as she competes for the crown. She gives voice to the struggles of marginalized people. -- Susan


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These Violent Delights Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534457690
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 17th, 2020

The Cousins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525708001
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Published: Delacorte Press - December 1st, 2020

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We Are Not from Here Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812261
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Published: Philomel Books - May 19th, 2020

A powerful contemporary novel that humanizes the struggle of three teens traveling by any means necessary from Guatemala to the US. These teens work together and build their own family with the hope of finally reaching a safe haven. -- Anastasia


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By Jennifer De Leon, Elena Garnu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534438248
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 18th, 2020

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

This novella revisitings Simon, Leah, and the whole gang during their first year of college. Leah and Abby attend the same college and are roommates. Simon and Blue are attending different schools and are struggling being apart. To help with the long distance relationship, Simon and Blue start communicating through their old emails, just like how they did in the beginning in their relationship. -- Anastasia


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The Poet X Cover Image
$12.99
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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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) Cover Image
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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


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A Fire Story Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419735851
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - 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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By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617436
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Published: Graphix - May 5th, 2020

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401286453
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Published: DC Comics - June 2nd, 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


This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020