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The Always War Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced dystopian quest for truth.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2011)
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The Crucible Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful play about Salem witch trials a riveting read.
By Arthur Miller
(1976)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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The Lost Songs Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
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The Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful folk tale explores good and evil in human nature.
By John Steinbeck
(1993)
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My Antonia Book Poster Image
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Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
(2011)
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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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Inheritance: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Epic tale concludes in battle- and blood-filled saga.
By Christopher Paolini
(2011)
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Unison Spark Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi thriller puts a futuristic spin on social networking.
By Andy Marino
(2011)
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The Old Man and the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
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Planesrunner: Everness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
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Great Expectations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
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Mastiff: Beka Cooper, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uneven finish to exciting but violent crime/fantasy trilogy.
By Tamora Pierce
(2011)
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Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
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Legend, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
By Marie Lu
(2011)
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Lord of the Flies Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
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Breaking Stalin's Nose Book Poster Image
age 12+
Newbery Honor-winning tale of growing up in Stalinist USSR.
By Eugene Yelchin
(2011)
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Dragonswood Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen girl's bold adventure among dragons, fairies, princes.
By Janet Lee Carey
(2012)
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Bless Me, Ultima Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lyrical story of young boy questioning religion, morality.
By Rudolfo Anaya
(1972)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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