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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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Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
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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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I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
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Love in the Time of Global Warming Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
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The Bluest Eye Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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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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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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The Kingdom on the Waves: Octavian Nothing, Vol. 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant, brutal sequel set during Revolutionary War.
By M.T. Anderson
(2008)
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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, mature book about bright teen's alienation.
By Peter Cameron
(2007)
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The Killer's Tears Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bleak award-winner of redemption through love.
By Anne-Laure Bondoux
(2006)
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Beloved Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting Pulitzer Prize winner about slavery's impact.
By Toni Morrison
(1987)
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