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Our Wayward Fate Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Taiwanese American teens tackle racism in heartfelt tale.
By Gloria Chao
(2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Jaclyn Hyde Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sci-fi fun as a perfectionist's potion makes her a monster.
By Annabeth Bondor-Stone, Connor White
(2019)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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Sky Without Stars: System Divine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling, epic start to sci-fi series based on "Les Miz."
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2019)
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The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.
By Lamar Giles
(2019)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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Dealing in Dreams Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violence and loyalty explored in tedious dystopian tale.
By Lilliam Rivera
(2019)
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Superman: Dawnbreaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Low-key but fun and surprising tale of teen superhero.
By Matt de la Peña
(2019)
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Undying: Unearthed, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Alien-invasion sequel earthbound but still action-packed.
By Meagan Spooner
(2019)
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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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Ghost Boys Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy look at black kids killed due to bigotry.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2018)
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Skyward Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi space adventure off to a high-flying start.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2018)
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Slow Burn:  The Anchor and Sophia, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing second installment ramps up the adventure.
By Tommy Wallach
(2018)
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Squirm Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy saves animals and his family in fun environmental tale.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2018)
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Wildcard: Warcross, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emika steers cyberpunk thriller duology to exciting finish.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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Rabbit & Robot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Over-the-top sci-fi tale has lots of sex talk and violence.
By Andrew Smith
(2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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