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    Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana

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    Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana

    Sánchez, Erika L., author.

    When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.

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    Store bought baby

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    Store bought baby

    Belton, Sandra.

    The death of Leah's beloved older brother, and her parents' reactions to the tragedy, raise questions for Leah about the meaning of family and about her place in her own.

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    Summer bird blue

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    Summer bird blue

    Bowman, Akemi Dawn, uathor.

    After her sister and songwriting partner, Lea, dies in an automobile accident, seventeen-year-old Rumi is sent to Hawaii with an aunt she barely knows while she and her mother grieve separately.

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    A heart in a body in the world

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    A heart in a body in the world

    Caletti, Deb, author.

    Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and friends, Annabelle, eighteen, runs from Seattle to Washington, D.C., becoming a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to her recent trauma.

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    Jane, unlimited

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    Jane, unlimited

    Cashore, Kristin, author.

    "Recently orphaned Jane accepts an unexpected invitation from an old acquaintance to an island mansion where she will face five choices that could ultimately determine the course of her newly untethered life"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Untwine

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    Untwine : a novel

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969- author.

    Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

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    I was here

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    I was here

    Forman, Gayle, author.

    In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.

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    Spin

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    Spin

    Giles, L. R. (Lamar R.), author.

    "When DJ ParSec (Paris Secord), rising star of the local music scene, is found dead over her turntables, the two girls who found her, Kya (her pre-fame best friend) and Fuse (her current chief groupie) are torn between grief for Paris and hatred for each other--but when the lack of obvious suspects stalls the investigation, and the police seem to lose interest, despite pressure from social media and ParSec's loyal fans, the two girls unite, determined to find out who murdered their friend."--Publisher's description.

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    The great wide sea

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    The great wide sea

    Herlong, Madaline.

    Still mourning the death of their mother, three brothers go with their father on an extended sailing trip off the Florida Keys and have a harrowing adventure at sea.

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    Rumble

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    Rumble

    Hopkins, Ellen.

    Eighteen-year-old Matt's atheism is tested when, after a horrific accident of his own making that plunges him into a dark, quiet place, he hears a voice that calls everything he has ever disbelieved into question. Told in verse format.

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    Smoke

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    Smoke

    Hopkins, Ellen.

    After the death of her abusive father and loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn runs away, desperately seeking peace, as her younger sister, a sophomore in high school, also tries to put the pieces of her life back together.

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    Personal effects

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    Personal effects

    Kokie, E. M.

    Matt has been sleepwalking through life while seeking answers about his brother T.J.'s death in Iraq, but after discovering that he may not have known his brother as well as he thought he did, Matt is able to stand up to his father, honor T.J.'s memory, and take charge of his own life.

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    Amy & Roger's epic detour

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    Amy & Roger's epic detour

    Matson, Morgan.

    After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student, and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt.

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    Bonechiller

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    Bonechiller

    McNamee, Graham.

    Four high school students face off against a soul-stealing beast that has been making young people disappear from their small Ontario town for centuries

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    I'll give you the sun

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    I'll give you the sun

    Nelson, Jandy.

    "A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah"-- Provided by publisher.

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    The sky is everywhere

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    The sky is everywhere

    Nelson, Jandy.

    In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.

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    Saving Zoë

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    Saving Zoë

    Noël, Alyson.

    Instead of a fresh start, high school provides more grief and isolation to Echo, whose older sister died a year earlier, but insights gained from Zoe's diary--a fifteenth birthday gift from Zoe's boyfriend--about her sister's life and death change Echo in ways she could have never expected.

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    Twelve steps to normal

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    Twelve steps to normal

    Penn, Farrah, author.

    Upon returning from a year in Oregon to Texas and her alcoholic father, Kira is distressed to find three of her father's rehab friends staying at her home, while her own friends seem distant.

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    My sister lives on the mantelpiece

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    My sister lives on the mantelpiece : a novel

    Pitcher, Annabel.

    With his family still grieving over his sister's death in a terrorist bombing seven years earlier, twelve-year-old Jamie is far more interested in his cat, Roger, his birthday Spiderman T-shirt, and keeping his new Muslim friend Sunya a secret from his father.

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    I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

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    I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

    Sánchez, Erika L., author.

    Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.

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    This side of salvation

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    This side of salvation

    Smith-Ready, Jeri.

    After his older brother is killed, David turns to anger and his parents to religion, but just as David's life is beginning to make sense again his parents press him and his sister to join them in cutting worldly ties to prepare for the Rush, when the faithful will be whisked off to heaven.

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    Love, Aubrey

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    Love, Aubrey

    LaFleur, Suzanne M.

    While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother.

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    Each little bird that sings

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    Each little bird that sings

    Wiles, Debbie.

    Comfort Snowberger is well acquainted with death since her family runs the funeral parlor in their small southern town, but even so the ten-year-old is unprepared for the series of heart-wrenching events that begins on the first day of Easter vacation with the sudden death of her beloved great-uncle Edisto.

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    Two

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    Two

    Otoshi, Kathryn.

    TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery.--Publisher.

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