Young Adult

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Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Rowell Rainbow
Young Adult

"Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--

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The maze runner

James Dashner

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Dashner, James
Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

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The poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Acevedo, Elizabeth
Young Adult

Harlem. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers...

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The hunger games

Suzanne Collins

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Collins, Suzanne
Young Adult

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

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Patron saints of nothing

Randy Ribay

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Ribay Randy
Young Adult

When seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero learns his Filipino cousin and former best friend, Jun, was murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.

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Are you there God? It's me, Margaret.

Judy Blume

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Blume, Judy
Young Adult

Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.

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The book thief

Markus Zusak

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Zusak, Markus
Young Adult

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

Sherman Alexie

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Alexie, Sherman
Young Adult

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

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I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

Erika L. Sánchez

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Sanchez Erika
Young Adult

Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter.

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Legend

Marie Lu

YOUNG ADULT FICTION Lu Marie
Young Adult

In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.

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