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  Cover Art: The Book of Three Alexander, Lloyd
The Book of Three
Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.
Children's Fiction Book ALEXAND
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  Cover Art: City of the Beasts Allende, Isabel
City of the Beasts
When 15-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon River Valley, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world of magic realism as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians.
Teen Fiction Book ALLENDE
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  Cover Art: Skellig Almond, David
Unhappy about his baby sister's illness and the chaos of moving into a dilapidated old house, Michael retreats to the garage and finds a mysterious stranger who is something like a bird and something like an angel.
Children's Fiction Book ALMOND
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  Cover Art: Speak Anderson, Laurie Halse
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.
Teen Fiction Book ANDERSO
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  Cover Art: Feed Anderson, M. T.
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble. [recommended for ages 15-18]
Teen Fiction Book ANDERSON
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  Cover Art: The Poison Apples Archer, Lily
The Poison Apples
At an elite Massachusetts boarding school, three fifteen-year-old girls of very different backgrounds discover a common bond and form a club to plot revenge against their evil stepmothers.
Teen Fiction Book ARCHER
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  Cover Art: Hope was here Bauer, Joan
Hope was here
When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor.
Teen Fiction Book BAUER
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  Cover Art: The Goblin Wood Bell, Hilari
The Goblin Wood
A young Hedgewitch, an idealistic knight, and an army of clever goblins fight against the ruling hierarchy that is trying to rid the land of all magical creatures.
Teen Fiction Book BELL
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  Cover Art: I Was a Teenage Fairy Block, Francesca Lia
I Was a Teenage Fairy
A feisty, sexy fairy helps a girl deal with her annoying mother, absent father, and a past incident of sexual abuse.
Teen Fiction Book BLOCK
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  Cover Art: Tangerine Bloor, Edward
Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.
Teen Fiction Book BLOOR
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  Cover Art: What I Saw and How I Lied Blundell, Judy
What I Saw and How I Lied
In 1947, with her jovial stepfather Joe back from the war and family life returning to normal, teenage Evie, smitten by the handsome young ex-GI who seems to have a secret hold on Joe, finds herself caught in a complicated web of lies whose devastating outcome change her life and that of her family forever.
Teen Fiction Book BLUNDELL
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  Cover Art: Tyrell Booth, Coe
Fifteen-year-old Tyrell, who is living in a Bronx homeless shelter with his spaced-out mother and his younger brother, tries to avoid temptation so he does not end up in jail like his father.
Teen Fiction Book BOOTH
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  Cover Art: Code Talker : A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two Bruchac, Joseph
Code Talker : A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.
Teen Fiction Book BRUCHAC
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  Cover Art: Ender's Game Card, Orson Scott
Ender's Game
Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book CARD
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  Cover Art: Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy Carter, Ally
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
Cammie Morgan is a CIA legacy and attends the premier school in the world...for spies. The school hosts some mysterious guests with the code name Blackthorne. When Cammie is blamed for a security breach that threatens to expose the school's top secret status, she and her friends face danger to clear Cammie's name and learn the truth about Blackthorne.
Teen Fiction Book CARTER
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  Cover Art: I'd Tell You I Love You but Then I'd Have to Kill You Carter, Ally
I'd Tell You I Love You but Then I'd Have to Kill You
As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from normal teenage life until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.
Teen Fiction Book CARTER
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  Cover Art: The Queen of Cool Castellucci, Cecil
The Queen of Cool
Bored with her life, popular high school junior Libby signs up for an internship at the zoo and discovers that the science nerds she meets there may have a few things to teach her about friendship and life.
Teen Fiction Book CASTELL
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  Cover Art: Al Capone Does My Shirts Choldenko, Gennifer
Al Capone Does My Shirts
A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.
Teen Fiction Book CHOLDEN
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  Cover Art: The Sight Clement-Davies, David
The Sight
In Transylvania during the Middle Ages, a pack of wolves sets out on a perilous journey to prevent their enemy from calling upon a legendary evil one that will give her the power to control all animals.
Teen Fiction Book CLEMENT
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  Cover Art: Things Not Seen Clements, Andrew
Things Not Seen
When fifteen-year-old Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.
Children's Fiction Book CLEMENTS
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