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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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There’s a Zombie in My Bathtub: Here's Hank, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
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Anna Dressed in Blood Book Poster Image
age 15+
Hip, gory teen ghost hunter story delivers on its title.
By Kendare Blake
(2011)
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Strange the Dreamer Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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I Am Neil Armstrong: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Science-rich picture bio tracks first "small step" on moon.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Scientific thinking saves the day in funny, kind adventure.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Monstress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Girl seeks revenge in compelling graphic novel fantasy.
By Marjorie Liu
(2016)
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How to Code a Rollercoaster Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl and robot use coding ideas to navigate amusement park.
By Josh Funk
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Monstrumologist Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gruesomely good gothic horror too violent for younger teens.
By Rick Yancey
(2009)
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Blood and Chocolate Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sensual and suspenseful werewolf fantasy for mature teens.
By Annette Curtis Klause
(1997)
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This Is Not a Test Book Poster Image
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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The Diviners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Swell start to a spooky but fabulous Prohibition-set series.
By Libba Bray
(2012)
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Warm Bodies Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gory but sweet romance of teen girl and zombie.
By Isaac Marion
(2011)
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The Bone Season Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Ambitious clairvoyant fantasy is gripping, violent.
By Samantha Shannon
(2013)
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