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  Cover Art: The Pox Party Anderson, M. T.
The Pox Party
Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.
351 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Wonder Show Barnaby, Hannah Rodgers
Wonder Show
Traveling with circus sideshow performers after fleeing a school for wayward girls, Portia Remini feels out of place among her companions while wondering about her missing father and fearing capture by the school's sinister headmaster.
viii, 274 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Draw the Dark Bick, Ilsa J.
Draw the Dark
Seventeen-year-old Christian Cage lives with his uncle in Winter, Wisconsin, where his nightmares, visions, and strange paintings draw him into a mystery involving German prisoners of war, a mysterious corpse, and Winter's last surviving Jew.
338 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Strings Attached Blundell, Judy.
Strings Attached
When she drops out of school and struggles to start a career on Broadway in the fall of 1950, seventeen-year-old Kit Corrigan accepts help from an old family friend, a lawyer said to have ties with the mob, who then asks her to do some favors for him.
310 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Born of Illusion Brown, Teri J.
Born of Illusion
Set in 1920s New York City, this is the story of budding magician Anna Van Housen, who has spent her whole life playing sidekick to her faux-medium mother--and trying to hide the fact the she actually possesses the very abilities her mother fakes.
373 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Code Talker : a Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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.
231 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Deadly Chibbaro, Julie.
Deadly
In the early nineteen hundreds, Prudence Galewski takes a job assisting the head epidemiologist at New York's Department of Health and Sanitation, investigating the case of "Typhoid Mary," a woman who is infecting others with typhoid fever.
293 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Year We Were Famous Dagg, Carole Estby
The Year We Were Famous
A novel based on the true story of seventeen-year-old Clara Estby's walk across America with her mother Helga in 1896, to win a ten thousand dollar prize and save their home from foreclosure.
vi, 250 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ten Miles Past Normal Dowell, Frances O'Roark.
Ten Miles Past Normal
Because living with "modern-hippy" parents on a goat farm means fourteen-year-old Janie Gorman cannot have a normal high school life, she tries joining Jam Band, making friends with Monster, and spending time with elderly former civil rights workers.
211 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Phantoms in the Snow Duble, Kathleen Benner.
Phantoms in the Snow
In 1944, fifteen-year-old Noah Garrett, recently orphaned, is sent to live at Camp Hale, Colorado, with an uncle he has never met, and there he finds his pacifist views put to the test.
226 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: My Name is Not Easy Edwardson, Debby Dahl.
My Name is Not Easy
Alaskans Luke, Chickie, Sonny, Donna, and Amiq relate their experiences in the early 1960s when they are forced to attend a Catholic boarding school where, despite different tribal affiliations, they come to find a sort of family and home.
248 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: If I Ever Get Out of Here Gansworth, Eric L.
If I Ever Get Out of Here
Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George Haddonfield from the local Air Force base, but in 1975 upstate New York there is a lot of tension and hatred between Native Americans and Whites--and Lewis is not sure that he can rely on friendship.
359 pages 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Lucky Ones Godbersen, Anna.
The Lucky Ones
While Cordelia Gray's high-profile romance with celebrity pilot Max is threatened by secrets, ambitious Letty becomes a target in cutthroat Hollywood and newlywed Astrid finds herself in the company of a man other than her husband.
375 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Fateful Gray, Claudia.
Fateful
When seventeen-year-old Tess Davies, a ladies' maid, meets handsome Alec Marlow aboard the RMS Titanic, she quickly becomes entangled in the dark secrets of his past, but her growing love puts her in mortal peril even before fate steps in.
328 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Picture the Dead Griffin, Adele.
Picture the Dead
After Jennie Lovell's fianceĀ“, Will, is killed during the Civil War, she forms an alliance with a spirit photographer and uses her ability to talk to the dead to investigate the secrets Will was hiding and how he really died.
262 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Willow Hegamin, Tonya.
Willow
In 1848 Willow, a fifteen-year-old educated slave girl, faces an inconceivable choice -- between bondage and freedom, family and love -- as free born, seventeen-year-old Cato, a black man, takes it upon himself to sneak as many fugitive slaves to freedom as he can on the Mason-Dixon Line.
374 pages 2014
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Fire Horse Girl Honeyman, Kay
The Fire Horse Girl
When Jade Moon, born in the unlucky year of the Fire Horse, and her father immigrate to America in 1923 and are detained at Angel Island Immigration Station, Jade Moon is determined to find a way through and prove that she is not cursed.
321 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Five 4ths of July Hughes, Pat (Patrice Raccio)
Five 4ths of July
Jake Mallory and his friends celebrate their new nation's independence, but over the next four years Jake finds himself in adventurous circumstances as he battles British forces, survives captivity on a prison ship, and finally returns home to Connecticut hopeful for America's future.
278 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: All the Earth Thrown to the Sky Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
All the Earth Thrown to the Sky
When the devastation wrought by endless dust storms in 1930s Oklahoma makes orphans of Jack, his schoolmate Jane, and her brother Tony, they take the truck of a dead man and set out to find a new start.
227 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hattie Ever After Larson, Kirby.
Hattie Ever After
In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco, in this sequel to "Hattie Big Sky."
230 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
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