Book Reviews

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Freshman first-love tale offers insight and lots of sex.
By B.T. Gottfred
(2015)
age 14+
 
Sweet friendship tale of isolated teen boy pen pals.
By Leah Thomas
(2015)
age 14+
 
Honest, complex story of girl's first sexual relationship.
By Rebecca Maizel
(2015)
age 14+
 
Informative tale of a girl who learns she's intersex.
By I.W. Gregorio
(2015)
age 14+
 
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Powerful story about an isolated rape victim's struggles.
By Courtney Summers
(2015)
age 14+
 
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Unforgettable story of a girl's 1,000-mile journey home.
By David Arnold
(2015)
age 14+
 
Teen transplanted to Ireland finds her way in moving tale.
By Jessie Ann Foley
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Upbeat tale of teen songwriter has vivid '60s backdrop.
By Cynthia Weil
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Girl uses fantasy world to recover in moody, moving book.
By Meg Wolitzer
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Teen boy recovers after brother's suicide in gritty read.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Cyberbullied teens promote happiness in sweet misfit tale.
By James Patterson, Lisa Papademetriou
(2014)
age 14+
 
Surprisingly hilarious book about teen with Tourette's.
By Brian Conaghan
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Riveting tale of teen bullying tragedy, told by the bully.
By Amanda Maciel
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen faces her criminal brother's legacy in gripping read.
By Anna Shinoda
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Heartfelt, realistic depiction of teen going through a loss.
By Deb Caletti
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Tense tale of teens facing fears to win risky competition.
By Lauren Oliver
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Unsettling look at mental illness and a political shooting.
By Caroline Bock
(2014)

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