Book Reviews

Parachutes Book Poster Image
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Powerful tale of immigration, privilege, and rape culture.
By Kelly Yang
(2020)
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We Are Not from Here Book Poster Image
age 15+
Haunting and unforgettable story of fleeing teen refugees.
By Jenny Torres Sanchez
(2020)
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19 Love Songs Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional collection explores love from all angles.
By David Levithan
(2020)
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Barely Missing Everything Book Poster Image
age 15+
Eye-opening tale of Latinx teen boys facing racism, despair.
By Matt Mendez
(2019)
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History Is All You Left Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Heartbreaking, beautifully written tale of grief and love.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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The Female of the Species Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, dark, violent story of teen girl set on vengeance.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2016)
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The Goodbye Book Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Comforting story about grief, loss, and finding joy again.
By Todd Parr
(2015)
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Dime Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
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The Mockingbirds Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Fast-paced, riveting story of date rape and its aftermath.
By Daisy Whitney
(2012)
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I Was Here Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(2015)
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Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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The Fame Game Book Poster Image
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age 15+
OK series debut highlights the falseness of reality TV.
By Lauren Conrad
(2012)
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Exposure Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty retelling of Shakespeare tale for older teens.
By Mal Peet
(2009)
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Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cool cat shows how to go with the flow.
By Eric Litwin
(2010)
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wtf Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wild night of parties, drug deals, and mature misadventures.
By Peter Lerangis
(2009)
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Purple Heart Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
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Dark Night Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Darkly comic, empowering take on tackling nighttime fears.
By Dorothee de Monfreid
(2009)
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I Love You, Beth Cooper Book Poster Image
age 15+
Witty, raunchy novel spiked with geeky humor.
By Larry Doyle
(2009)
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L.A. Candy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Not as bad as you might expect from a reality TV star.
By Lauren Conrad
(2009)
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