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Sleeping in My Jeans

by Catherine Thureson

Connie King Leonard’s emotional and intense "Sleeping in My Jeans" is led by Mattie, a determined sixteen-year-old who wants to go to college and get a good job so that she can help her six-year-old sister, Meg, do the same. Her plans... Read More

Book Review

The XY

by Catherine Thureson

Virginia Bergin’s thought-provoking dystopia "The XY" explores what the world might look like if it was developed only by women. Over sixty years ago most men were wiped out by a virus. Those who remained were placed in sanctuaries for... Read More

Book Review

Hearts Unbroken

by Catherine Thureson

When Louise Wolfe’s boyfriend makes disparaging comments about Native people, she breaks up with him. After all, she is part of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and proud of it. But in the small Kansas town her family has lived in for just... Read More

Book Review

Secrets of the Casa Rosada

by Catherine Thureson

Alex Temblador’s magical "Secrets of the Casa Rosada" follows Martha George, a sixteen-year-old girl whose rootless and impoverished life with her mother shifts. When Martha’s mom says they are going to Texas to visit her mysterious... Read More

Book Review

Mammoth

by Catherine Thureson

Jill Baguchinsky’s outwardly lighthearted "Mammoth" comes with an important message. Natalie is a plus-size high school junior who blogs about fashion and paleontology. An opportunity for a summer internship at the Mammoth Site in... Read More

Book Review

Weregirl: Typhon

by Catherine Thureson

"Weregirl: Typhon" is a fast-paced, intelligent story about a young werewolf and the family she is trying to maintain. Nessa and her siblings, Delphine and Nate, have come to live with their eccentric billionaire father, Daniel, after... Read More

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