Book Reviews

age 13+
Realistic, gripping look at teen suicide and mental illness.
By Francisco X. Stork
(2016)
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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
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age 14+
Disturbing, riveting dystopian novel skewers beauty values.
By Louise O'Neill
(2015)
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age 14+
Thought-provoking story about consent and truth.
By Aaron Hartzler
(2015)
age 14+
Thought-provoking adaptation of classic coming-of-age novel.
By Walter Dean Myers, Guy A Sims
(2015)
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age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
age 12+
Haunting tale of two boys' lives changed by police assault.
By Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
(2015)
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age 14+
Touching tale of girl with OCD finding love through poetry.
By Tamara Ireland Stone
(2015)
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age 14+
Heartfelt romance about childhood BFFs reunited as teens.
By Robin Benway
(2015)
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age 14+
Strong writing lifts angsty apocalypse scenario.
By Tommy Wallach
(2015)
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
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age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
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age 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
age 14+
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
age 12+
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
age 14+
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 12+
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)

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