Young Adult

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Life advice to tweens from tweens in: NINE WAYS TO EMPOWER TWEENS WITH EMMA AND ELLIOT

Fraternal twins Emma and Elliot share life skills for 10- to 12-year-olds in this lively life guide for tweens.
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The path to and away from oppression and extremist religion in: JADWA’S STORY: BRIDE OF THE PROPHET, DAUGHTER OF ALLAH

A young girl struggles against the oppression leading her towards religious extremists and terrorism in this thought provoking story.
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A young girl embarks on a yuletide trek to find her father, and herself in: THINGS ON A TREE

THINGS ON A TREE is the tale of a young girl’s magical Christmas journey to try to save her father and discover who she really is.
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Teddy Bears rescue a boy from nightmare creatures in: MAX AND THE MARA

In this action-packed, endearing young adult fiction, a group of brave, living teddy bears band together on a quest to rescue a boy kidnapped into the nightmare realm.
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Fantasy turns into horrific reality in another world beneath the sea in: THE MONSTER REALM

A girl's search for her missing sister evolves into the unexpected when she discovers an impending war between monsters and humans and that she is the only one who can save the destruction of the two worlds.
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Pushing through small town bonds in: HAULING THROUGH

A college graduate becomes part of a tight-knit lobstering community in Maine where a mysterious satellite lurks overhead, in this mysterious slice-of-life story.
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Summer camp fun juxtaposed with lessons about race in: COLOR WAR

A teenager in an idyllic summer camp in the 1970s American South must suddenly face some harsh realities about race in America and about life.
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Discoveries of love and music intertwine in: DISCOVERING KAYLEE

Two teens embark on a journey of self-discovery and romance against the turbulent backdrop of the music industry.
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Atheism and Religion clash in an apocalyptic world in: CITY ON A HILL

After the Cataclysm, all religions were made illegal in the twin cities of Lysander and Fortinbras, the only communities to survive the fundamentalist war.
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Two teens, evil powers and Norse mythology collide in: DEMONS

While an ancient evil works in secret against them, a clairvoyant witch must aid a young god and find her way home from the Norse realm of Hel.
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A handful of friends and strangers struggle in a dystopian world in: SCHISM

Young survivors of a virus that destroyed the world’s adult population struggle to put the pieces of society back together.
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An assassin continues her work in the afterlife in: FRACTURES

A professional assassin commits her last murder, dies, and finds herself recruited to reprise her role in the afterlife.
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Two teens with extraordinary powers are juxtaposed against their normal teen desires in: OUTSHINE

OUTSHINE is the tale of two mismatched teens whose shared concern leads to the discovery that they have way more in common with each other than mutual disdain and not much in common with the rest of the world.
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Tween softball drama with happy endings in: SILENCE IN CENTER

Protagonist, fourteen-year-old Melody Gold is part of Studdard’s Softball Star series. Melody fails to win a place on a Seattle-area tournament team when the coach turns her down because of her hearing problems: a condition that requires her to wear hearing aids.
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Canine detectives search for pirate treasure in: WHERE DOLPHINS DIVE

WHERE DOLPHINS DIVE is a delightful mystery story that follows canine detectives Bennett and Lola (a.k.a. Chief Inspector Brown and Sergeant Starfoot) as they search for a pirate treasure.
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An aspiring journalist by day is paralyzed by prophetic dreams in: THE PHOENIX RISING: DESTINY CALLS

A fantastical adventure through a refreshingly creative and elaborate world, THE PHOENIX RISING: DESTINY CALLS is heavy on plot and light on logic.
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A prominent and spunky young protagonist grows up on a colorful southern farm in SOUTH OF EVERYTHING.

SOUTH OF EVERYTHING follows the story of a precocious and thoughtful young girl as she grows up on her wealthy family’s plantation in west Tennessee during the 1940s.
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In the Shadow of St. Anthony

An arrogant, selfish adolescent must find the better man inside him when an old friend is attacked by supernatural forces.