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by Hannah Hohman

"Nightdivers" transcends inspirational-novel clichés and tells the story of truly unique teens, fully developed and alive on the page. In Mark Christopher Mathis’s dynamic "Nightdivers", five vision-impaired young adults become part... Read More

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by Susan Waggoner

"Starswept" is a seductive and wholly satisfying book from start to finish—imaginative, well written, and touching on themes beyond romantic love. Love fantasy? Romance laced with bittersweet longing? Science fiction that glows with... Read More

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Rebel Seoul

by John M. Murray

"Rebel Seoul" is an example of what young-adult literature should be: an engaging story that explores other points of view. "Rebel Seoul", by Axie Oh, is a young-adult adventure that finds teens and robotic technology engaged in a... Read More

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by Catherine Thureson

"Kiska" is the heart-wrenching story of a fourteen-year-old girl living on the Aleutian Islands of Alaska at the beginning of World War II. Her ordinary, happy life in a small hunting village quickly changes when, after Japan invades... Read More

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by Rebecca Monterusso

This is a believable and heartfelt family story about seeking justice despite great odds. "Trell" is the fictionalized account of one of Boston’s most notorious murders: that of Tiffany Moore, “the girl on the blue mailbox.” Dick... Read More

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