Book Reviews

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age 15+
 
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
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age 15+
 
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Harrowing true story of boy in Cambodia's Killing Fields.
By Patricia McCormick
(2012)
age 15+
 
Gritty Steinbeck classic brings Great Depression to life.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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age 15+
 
Powerful book about lynching, rape; older teens only.
By Julius Lester
(2008)
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age 15+
 
Raw, well-researched story of young slave girl.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2006)
age 15+
 
Slavery-themed award-winner is a challenging teen read.
By M.T. Anderson
(2006)
age 15+
 
Fascinating historical fiction with graphic sex, violence.
By Stephen E. Ambrose
(2003)
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age 15+
 
A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1988)