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Tonics by Robert A. Barnett

Published 5 February 1998


When an overweight high school student from Santa Monica spends the summer in Italy, she learns to relish life and understand the true meaning of beauty.

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A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Published 1 January 2003

Young Adult

In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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ME & Jay by W. Royce Adams

Published 1 May 2001


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Hair in Funny Places by Babette Cole

Published 7 October 1999


Girls and Boys are always curious and even sometimes alarmed by the behaviour of their bodies as they grow up. Puberty being a particularly unsettling time, Babette Cole has made this the subject of the fifth title in her bestselling series of family dilemmas. Who else but Babette would have the temerity to tackle this subject in a picture book and the genius to carry it off! In Hair In Funny Places her artwork is without exaggeration some of the best she has ever done. It is brilliant. The text...

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Umbilicus by Paula Gruben

Published 30 May 2016


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Yesterday's Child by Sonia Levitin Levitin

Published 1 October 1998

Young Adult

After her mother's sudden death, high school student Laura starts hunting for information about her mother's mysterious past, and in searching, uncovers some terrible secrets.

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Lip Gloss Chronicles, The Vol. 1 by Shelia M. Goss

Published 1 June 2009

Young Adult

Britney, Jasmine, and Sierra's friendship remains strong as they begin their freshman year at a public high school and stand up to the jealous Tanisha, but when Jasmine and Sierra both fall for the same guy, it could be the end.

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Fourteen-year-old Holly develops a crush on Mr. Garrett, the new student teacher in drama class.

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Jamaal's Journey by John McCormack

Published 3 December 2014

Young Adult

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Once (Eve, #2) by Anna Carey

Published 3 July 2012

Young Adult

When you're being hunted, who can you trust? For the first time since she escaped from her school many months ago, Eve can sleep soundly. She's living in Califia, a haven for women, protected from the terrifying fate that awaits orphaned girls in The New America. But her safety came at a price: She was forced to abandon Caleb, the boy she loves, wounded and alone at the city gates. When Eve gets word that Caleb is in trouble, she sets out into the wild again to rescue him, only to be captured a...

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As she grows up in Midville, South Carolina, in the 1960s, Sissy's life is especially shaped by her relationships with her grandparents, her mother, her bossy cousin, and the black woman who cooks for her family.

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The Secret Lives of Boys by Malina Saval

Published 7 August 2008


This unprecedented look into the lives of young boys is a parent's key to understanding the hidden hopes, fears, pains, and passions of their sons. Male teenage cliques have always existed, but they have come a long way since the days when most adolescents could be lumped together as 'Druggies', 'Nerds' etc. For this timely book, investigative journalist Malina Sava travelled across America, meeting boys from varying socio-economic backgrounds and geographic regions, introducing readers to the n...

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The Spanish Club by Danielle Burnette

Published 19 July 2014


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The Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti

Published 7 April 2009

Young Adult

Quinn teams up with the half-sister she's never met to right their father's wrongs in this thoughtful, funny, and layered novel by National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor medal winner Deb Caletti. Maybe it was wrong, or maybe impossible, but I wanted the truth to be one thing. One solid thing. Quinn is surrounded by women who have had their hearts broken. Between her mother, her aunt, and her grandmother, Quinn hears nothing but cautionary tales. And when she is abruptly and unceremoni...

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Kat y Los Malos by Anna Blauveldt

Published 27 September 2016


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Expecting the Unexpected by Mavis Jukes

Published 17 September 1996


Twelve-year-old River and her sixth-grade classmates handle the information from their sex education class in different ways, and it leads River to the conclusion that her older sister is pregnant.

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Young Drake the dragon is sent to the local village to cause some mischief and start a fire. But Drake has only ever breathed fire to roast a tasty caterpillar. How will be burn down a whole house? Or a school? Or even an old wooden shack? Has Drake got what it takes to make his father proud? Dragons: Father and Son is a funny and moving story about the bonds between fathers and children, with a positive, peaceful message - and all the magic and mayhem you'd hope for in a tale about dragons....

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The Fall of Beth Anderson by Meaghan B Parent

Published 11 October 2016