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The Bone Spindle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting Sleeping Beauty flip has strong female leads.
By Leslie Vedder
(2022)
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Ain't Burned All the Bright Book Poster Image
age 12+
Emotional, artistic reflection on COVID, racial strife.
By Jason Reynolds
(2022)
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When You Get the Chance Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, heartwarming coming-of-age tale has "Mamma Mia!" twist.
By Emma Lord
(2022)
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Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'round: My Story of the Making of Martin Luther King Day Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lyrical memoir in verse traces fight for MLK Day.
By Kathlyn J. Kirkwood
(2022)
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The Excalibur Curse: Camelot Rising, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Female characters shine in sometimes slow finale.
By Kiersten White
(2021)
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Archibald Finch and the Lost Witches: Archibald Finch, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids battle scary monsters in adventurous series start.
By Michel Guyon
(2021)
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The Dire Days of Willowweep Manor Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hilarious Gothic parody has mad monk, ghost, plucky heroine.
By Shaenon K. Garrity
(2021)
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The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dystopian adventure has gore and gunfights.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2021)
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Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Siblings bicker their way through fun fantasy adventure.
By Samira Ahmed
(2021)
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Huda F Are You? Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Muslim teen tries to define herself in funny graphic novel.
By Huda Fahmy
(2021)
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How to Win a Slime War Book Poster Image
age 9+
Charming novel highlights family, friendship, and integrity.
By Mae Respicio
(2021)
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Steelstriker: Skyhunter, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Supersoldiers fight bloody battles in vivid dystopian tale.
By Marie Lu
(2021)
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Beasts of Prey Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teens ally across social boundaries in sweet fantasy novel.
By Ayana Gray
(2021)
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A Boy Called Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
Death, gore, peril, and pee in traumatic Santa origin story.
By Matt Haig
(2016)
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Playing the Cards You're Dealt Book Poster Image
age 9+
Boy faces his paternal legacy in heart-tugging tale.
By Varian Johnson
(2021)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny stuff for any kid who's ever been awful at a sport.
By Jeff Kinney
(2021)
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Dust & Grim Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sibs run funeral home for monsters in clever horror comedy.
By Chuck Wendig
(2021)
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A Tale of Sorcery: A Tale of Magic, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fairies and fire demons vs. villains in wild page-turner.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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Room to Dream: Front Desk, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful story tackles racism, consent, and gentrification.
By Kelly Yang
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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