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Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fluffy but enjoyable romance with intersecting stories.
By John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
(2008)
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Jackpot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun lottery ticket quest tale explores race, class issues.
By Nic Stone
(2019)
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Silver Meadows Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant story of Puerto Rican girl adapting to life in U.S.
By Emma Otheguy
(2019)
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Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wry story of foster kids looks at tough and tender truths.
By Bridget Farr
(2019)
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Unpregnant Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Road-trip-to-abortion tale is touching comedy of errors.
By Jenni Hendriks, Ted Caplan
(2019)
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The World Ends in April Book Poster Image
age 9+
Madcap tween drama focuses on impending doomsday.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2019)
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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen seeks to end family curse in hilarious, moving tale.
By Maika Moulite, Maritza Moulite
(2019)
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Caterpillar Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Touching tale of girl's summer with brother, family secrets.
By Gillian McDunn
(2019)
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Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light contemporary romance about chasing your dreams.
By Kasie West
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
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Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy searches for dad, finds cultural roots in moving tale.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2018)
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Nate Expectations Book Poster Image
age 10+
Theater kid blossoms in new role in sweet homecoming tale.
By Tim Federle
(2018)
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What I Leave Behind Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen walks out his grief in beautiful, captivating book.
By Alison McGhee
(2018)
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Love & Luck Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sibs squabble in cute but contrived Irish road-trip tale.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2018)
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Olivia Twist Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Dickens remake hangs on iffy romance.
By Lorie Langdon
(2018)
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Down and Across Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen searches for grit in sweet coming-of-age story.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2018)
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When Light Left Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dad leaves, alien takes over in slow emotional tale.
By Leah Thomas
(2018)
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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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Love and Other Train Wrecks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Road trip romance is engaging, sometimes predictable.
By Leah Konen
(2018)
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