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  Cover Art: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian Alexie, Sherman
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
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.
229 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Speak Anderson, Laurie Halse
Speak
A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.
197 p. 1999
Teen Fiction Book ANDERSO
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  Cover Art: Feed Anderson, M. T.
Feed
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.
237 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Th1rteen R3asons Why Asher, Jay
Th1rteen R3asons Why
When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.
288 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Tithe : a Modern Faerie Tale Black, Holly.
Tithe : a Modern Faerie Tale
Sixteen-year-old Kaye, who has been visited by faeries since childhood, discovers that she herself is a magical faerie creature with a special destiny.
310 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Forever... Blume, Judy.
Forever...
Two high school seniors believe their love to be so strong that it will last forever.
199 p. 1975
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Brashares, Ann.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
During their first summer apart, four teenage girls, best friends since childhood, stay in touch through a shared pair of secondhand jeans that magically adapts to each of their figures and affects their attitudes to their different summer experiences.
294 p. 2001
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Great and Terrible Beauty Bray, Libba.
A Great and Terrible Beauty
After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.
403 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Chbosky, Stephen
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Written in the form of letters to an anonymous Dear Friend, shy and introspective Charlie, a high school freshman, documents his day-to-day thoughts and feelings of some of the many struggles faced in high school.
213 p. 1999
Teen Fiction Book CHBOSKY
  Cover Art: City of Bones Clare, Cassandra.
City of Bones
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
485 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Hunger Games Collins, Suzanne
The Hunger Games
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.
374 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Dark is Rising Cooper, Susan
The Dark is Rising
Will Stanton discovers the role he must play in the struggle to overcome the powers of the Dark.
244 p. 1986
Teen Fiction Book COOPER
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  Cover Art: The Chocolate War Cormier, Robert
The Chocolate War
A high school freshman discovers the devastating consequences of refusing to join in the school's annual fund raising drive and arousing the wrath of the school bullies.
253 p. 2004
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Annie On My Mind Garden, Nancy
Annie On My Mind
Liza tries to put aside her feelings for Annie after the disaster at Foster Academy, but eventually she allows love to triumph over the ignorance of others.
263 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Looking for Alaska Green, John
Looking for Alaska
Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.
221 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hoot Hiaasen, Carl
Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
292 p. 2002
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Outsiders Hinton, S. E.
The Outsiders
Ponyboy and his brothers struggle to find their place in a difficult world after the deaths of their parents.
188 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book HINTON
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  Cover Art: The First Part Last Johnson, Angela
The First Part Last
Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter.
131 p. 2003
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: A Ring of Endless Light L'Engle, Madeleine.
A Ring of Endless Light
During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with whom she has been doing research.
324 p. 1980
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Autobiography of My Dead Brother Myers, Walter Dean
Autobiography of My Dead Brother
Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.
212 p. 2005
Teen Fiction Book MYERS
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