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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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Sun Warrior:  Tales of a New World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing, heftier second installment focuses on characters.
By P.C. Cast
(2017)
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The Forever Man: W.A.R.P., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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The Unexpected Everything Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet summer romance explores open and honest relationships.
By Morgan Matson
(2016)
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Moon Chosen:  Tales of a New World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Hefty, exciting, violent fantasy of human and animal allies.
By P.C. Cast
(2016)
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Hunted Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong hunter-girl Beauty takes on Beast in this retelling.
By Meagan Spooner
(2017)
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Shadowhouse Fall: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling fantasy gets into race issues of spirits, police.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
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Bloodhound: Beka Cooper, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in fantasy series is more mature than first.
By Tamora Pierce
(2009)
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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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Mastiff: Beka Cooper, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uneven finish to exciting but violent crime/fantasy trilogy.
By Tamora Pierce
(2011)
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Battle Magic Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow start to enchanting, magical battle adventure.
By Tamora Pierce
(2013)
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Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
By Garth Nix
(2014)
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Invisible Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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The 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
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