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Our Wayward Fate Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Taiwanese American teens tackle racism in heartfelt tale.
By Gloria Chao
(2019)
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Suggested Reading Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen starts secret library in intriguing banned books tale.
By Dave Connis
(2019)
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Internment Book Poster Image
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Teens fight back in chilling, timely dystopian thriller.
By Samira Ahmed
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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A Heart in a Body in the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional story of girl's journey after tragedy.
By Deb Caletti
(2018)
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Between the Lines Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poetry group helps teens find true selves in moving novel.
By Nikki Grimes
(2018)
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Life in a Fishbowl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Quirky terminal-illness tale mixes right to die, reality TV.
By Len Vlahos
(2017)
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Thieving Weasels Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, funny tale of teen trying to flee his criminal family.
By Billy Taylor
(2016)
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The Memory of Light Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, gripping look at teen suicide and mental illness.
By Francisco X. Stork
(2016)
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One Book Poster Image
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One
age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
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A Girl Undone:  A Girl Called Fearless, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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American Born Chinese Book Poster Image
age 13+
First graphic novel to win major child lit awards.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2006)
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