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The Maldonado Miracle Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of Mexican boy who migrates to U.S. alone.
By Theodore Taylor
(2003)
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How to be Popular Book Poster Image
age 12+
Predictable book with a positive point; tweens OK.
By Meg Cabot
(2006)
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Good Enough Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Overachiever learns a new definition of success.
By Paula Yoo
(2008)
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Fake Boyfriend Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Girls create the perfect guy. Cute but contrived.
By Kate Brian
(2007)
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Valentine Princess: A Princess Diaries Book Book Poster Image
age 12+
V-Day romance fluff for Princess series fans.
By Meg Cabot
(2006)
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Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood Book Poster Image
age 12+
More girl self-discovery in teen series' third.
By Ann Brashares
(2005)
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Romeo's Ex Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tis a clever update on a classic romance.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2006)
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I Want to Live Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Emotional story shows what kids with cancer face.
By Lurlene McDaniel
(1987)
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Multiple Choice Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong depiction of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
By Janet Tashjian
(1999)
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Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Depicts high school with devastating accuracy.
By Avi
(1991)
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Crazy in Love Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Schizophrenic plot mars book about first love.
By Dandi Daley Mackall
(2007)
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The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
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Capt. Hook: The Adventures of a Notorious Youth Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting but violent -- not for sensitive kids.
By J. V. Hart
(2005)
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp Book Poster Image
age 12+
Likable loser tries to save world in action-packed novel.
By Rick Yancey
(2006)
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Shark Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Introspective look at a teen's road to recovery.
By Kelly Bingham
(2007)
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Jinx Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Witchy fun for Cabot fans. OK but not magical.
By Meg Cabot
(2007)
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Evil Genius Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex tale of a criminal prodigy is engrossing but dark.
By Catherine Jinks
(2007)
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Girl at Sea Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Feisty heroine deals with adventure, romance, family drama.
By Maureen Johnson
(2007)
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Blue Like Friday Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Quirky friends make this sweet story soar.
By Siobhan Parkinson
(2008)
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Bounce Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Satisfying coming-of-age read.
By Natasha Friend
(2007)
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