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Six Goodbyes We Never Said Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens struggle with grief, mental illness in moving novel.
By Candace Ganger
(2019)
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This Time Will Be Different Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating story of teen confronting the racist past.
By Misa Sugiura
(2019)
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Heroine Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Honest, empathetic story of teen athlete's opioid addiction.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2019)
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What If It's Us Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Two boys fall for each other in cute queer teen romance.
By Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera
(2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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Give Me Some Truth Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, funny tale of teens on "the Rez" in 1980.
By Eric Gansworth
(2018)
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Leah on the Offbeat Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartfelt sequel of bisexual teen trying to come out.
By Becky Albertalli
(2018)
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Losers Bracket Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Families and worlds collide in gritty story of a foster kid.
By Chris Crutcher
(2018)
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In Sight of Stars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet story of boy's breakdown recovery takes time to gel.
By Gae Polisner
(2018)
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More Than We Can Tell Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional coming-of-age story tackles abuse, cyberbullying.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2018)
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American Panda Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Hilarious story of MIT freshman juggling culture, freedom.
By Gloria Chao
(2018)
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When Light Left Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dad leaves, alien takes over in slow emotional tale.
By Leah Thomas
(2018)
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Starfish Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Biracial teen learns to love herself in heartbreaking novel.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2017)
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The Closest I've Come Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing, realistic, hopeful tale of teen in the projects.
By Fred Aceves
(2017)
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Kids Like Us Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Stirring, romantic first-love tale of boy with autism.
By Hilary Reyl
(2017)
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Release Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dose of fantasy adds to thoughtful coming-of-age tale.
By Patrick Ness
(2017)
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empowering, stereotype-shattering coming-of-age story.
By Erika L. Sanchez
(2017)
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Turtles All the Way Down Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking exploration of mental illness, first love.
By John Green
(2017)
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The Authentics Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartwarming story of teen's search for her true identity.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2017)
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Gem & Dixie Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling story of teen sisters neglected by their parents.
By Sara Zarr
(2017)
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