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Love, Life, and the List Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet contemporary romance about finding yourself.
By Kasie West
(2017)
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Supergifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Laughs mix with life lessons in strong middle school sequel.
By Gordon Korman
(2018)
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Strange Fire:  The Anchor and Sophia, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing series opener explores faith, knowledge, truth.
By Tommy Wallach
(2017)
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Tumble & Blue Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy and girl team up to find new fates in magical adventure.
By Cassie Beasley
(2017)
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Orphan Island Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Wrenching emotional fable leaves many questions unanswered.
By Laurel Snyder
(2017)
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Stranger Than Fanfiction Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sloppy narration mars moving, funny, profane road trip tale.
By Chris Colfer
(2017)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Short Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Small girl grows inside in funny, inspiring theater tale.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2017)
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Nowhere Near You Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sick pen pals move on and grow up in charming sequel.
By Leah Thomas
(2017)
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The Lost & Found Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Online friends hatch plan to meet in sweet but bland tale.
By Katrina Leno
(2016)
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Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
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The Last True Love Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Offbeat road trip tale shreds barriers of age, background.
By Brendan Kiely
(2016)
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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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Emily Windsnap Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mermaid-human girl finds friends, family in fun adventures.
By Liz Kessler
(2012)
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The Haters Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun band road-trip story, but crass humor wears thin.
By Jesse Andrews
(2016)
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Horrible Harry Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tales of impish jokester's sweet adventures with pals.
By Suzy Kline
(1997)
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Jacky Ha-Ha Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Warm, funny tale of middle school joker finding her groove.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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Pax Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling, heartrending story of boy and fox in dystopia.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2016)
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Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
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Firefly Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
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