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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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Far Far Away Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
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The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Book Poster Image
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
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I'll Give You the Sun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
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I Stop Somewhere Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Haunting, heartbreaking tale of teen rape and murder.
By TE Carter
(2018)
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Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poignant friendship story is full of heart, horror fandom.
By Jeff Zentner
(2019)
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Screen Queens Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girls overcome sexism in must-read Silicon Valley tale.
By Lori Goldstein
(2019)
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SLAY Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl's online life gets real in smart thriller.
By Brittney Morris
(2019)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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Teen Spirit Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
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Dirty Wings Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
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