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    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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    Chime

    Billingsley, Franny, 1954-

    In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister's horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about.

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    Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

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    Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

    Caletti, Deb.

    In the summer of her junior year, sixteen-year-old Ruby McQueen and her mother, both nursing broken hearts, set out on a journey to reunite an elderly woman with her long-lost love and in the process learn many things about "the real ties that bind" people to one another.

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    Someday this pain will be useful to you

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    Someday this pain will be useful to you

    Cameron, Peter, 1959-

    Eighteen-year-old James living in New York City with his older sister and divorced mother struggles to find a direction for his life.

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    Carter finally gets it

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    Carter finally gets it

    Crawford, Brent.

    Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many painful moments during his first year of high school before realizing that nothing good comes easily, focus is everything, and the payoff is usually incredible.

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    Deadline

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    Deadline

    Crutcher, Chris.

    Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos.".

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    Saint Anything

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    Saint Anything : a novel

    Dessen, Sarah, author.

    Sydney's charismatic older brother Peyton has always been the center of attention in the family, but when he's sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.

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    Peregrine

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    Peregrine

    Goodman, Joan E.

    In 1144, fifteen-year-old Lady Edith, having lost her husband and child and anxious to avoid marrying a man she detests, sets out from her home in Surrey to go on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

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    An abundance of Katherines

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    An abundance of Katherines

    Green, John, 1977-

    Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.

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    Dark Dude

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    Dark Dude

    Hijuelos, Oscar.

    In the 1960s, Rico Fuentes, a pale-skinned Cuban American teenager, abandons drug-infested New York City for the picket fence and apple pie world of Wisconsin, only to discover that he still feels like an outsider and that violent and judgmental people can be found even in the wholesome Midwest.

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    Out of order

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    Out of order

    Jenkins, A. M. (Amanda McRaney)

    Sophomore Colt Trammel loves baseball and his girlfriend Grace, but he hates the rest of high school and maintains a tough facade to hide his feelings of inferiority.

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    Alice, I think

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    Alice, I think

    Juby, Susan, 1969-

    Fifteen-year-old Alice keeps a diary as she struggles to cope with the embarrassments and trials of family, dating, school, work, small town life, and a serious case of "outcastitis."

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    The DUFF

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    The DUFF : designated ugly fat friend

    Keplinger, Kody, author.

    When seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, she's surprised to find that they have a lot common.

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    You don't know me

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    You don't know me : novel

    Klass, David.

    Fourteen-year-old John creates alternative realities in his mind as he tries to deal with his mother's abusive boyfriend, his crush on a beautiful, but shallow classmate and other problems at school.

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    Boy girl boy

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    Boy girl boy

    Koertge, Ronald.

    Three troubled high school seniors, who plan to run away together from Illinois to California after graduation, try to figure out who they are who they want to be.

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    Jake, reinvented

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    Jake, reinvented

    Korman, Gordon.

    Rick becomes friends with the popular new boy, Jake Garrett, football player and host of superlative parties, and in the process discovers the true nature of his schoolmates and uncovers the mystery of Jake's past.

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    The earth, my butt, and other big, round things

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    The earth, my butt, and other big, round things

    Mackler, Carolyn.

    Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.

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    The sacrifice

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    The sacrifice

    Matcheck, Diane.

    When her father's death leaves her orphaned and an outcast among her Apsaalooka (Crow) people, a fifteen-year-old sets out to avenge his death and prove that she, not her dead twin brother, is destined to be the Great One.

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    Monster

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    Monster

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken.

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    The grooming of Alice #12

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    The grooming of Alice #12

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    During the summer between eighth and ninth grades, Alice and her friends Pamela and Elizabeth decide to improve themselves through exercise.

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    The adoration of Jenna Fox

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    The adoration of Jenna Fox

    Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)

    In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

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    Full tilt

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    Full tilt : a novel

    Shusterman, Neal.

    When sixteen-year-old Blake goes to a mysterious, by-invitation-only carnival he somehow knows that it could save his comatose brother, but soon learns that much more is at stake if he fails to meet the challenge presented there by the beautiful Cassandra.

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    Be more chill

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    Be more chill

    Vizzini, Ned, 1981-2013.

    Badly in need of self-confidence and a change of image, high school nerd Jeremy Heere swallows a pill-sized super computer that is supposed to help him get whatever he wants.

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    The meanest doll in the world

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    Annabelle and Tiffany, dolls who are best friends living in the Palmer house, have an adventure when they hide in Kate Palmer's backpack, are carried to school, mistakenly go to another house, and try to stop Princess Mimi, a doll who threatens all dollkind.

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    My name is Brain Brian

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    My name is Brain Brian

    Betancourt, Jeanne.

    Although he is helped by his new sixth grade teacher after being diagnosed as dyslexic, Brian still has some problems with school and with people he thought were his friends.

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    Center court sting

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    Center court sting

    Christopher, Matt.

    Daren's tendency to blame everyone but himself when anything goes wrong causes problems with his best friend, with a young neighbor who idolizes him, and with one of his basketball teammates.

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    Olive's ocean

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    Olive's ocean

    Henkes, Kevin.

    On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.

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    Louise goes wild

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    Louise goes wild

    Krensky, Stephen.

    Tired of being considered predictable, Louise decides to make some changes in her life, but she finds out that her family and friends miss the "old Louise"-- and so does she.

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    My life as a fifth-grade comedian

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    My life as a fifth-grade comedian

    Levy, Elizabeth.

    Although Bobby's father thinks that he might be expelled just like his older brother, with the encouragement of a new fifth-grade teacher, Bobby tries to channel his penchant for humor into a learning experience.

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    The meanest doll in the world

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    The meanest doll in the world

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    Annabelle and Tiffany, dolls who are best friends living in the Palmer house, have an adventure when they hide in Kate Palmer's backpack, are carried to school, mistakenly go to another house, and try to stop Princess Mimi, a doll who threatens all dollkind.

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    Ten

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    Ten

    Myracle, Lauren, 1969-

    Winnie Perry is certain that she will gain more courage and responsibilities with her tenth birthday and, with her best friend Amanda by her side, Winnie is determined to make the most of her last year of elementary school.

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    Twelve

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    Twelve

    Myracle, Lauren, 1969-

    Winnie relates the events of her twelfth year and the many changes in her relationships and in her attitude toward growing up.

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    The talented Clementine

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    The talented Clementine

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show.

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    Dogs don't tell jokes

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    Dogs don't tell jokes

    Sachar, Louis.

    Twelve-year-old Gary, known as Goon because of his constant clowning and joke-telling, tries to change his image and make new friends at school.

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    A rat's tale

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    A rat's tale

    Seidler, Tor.

    Montague, an artistic young rat living beneath the streets of New York City, thinks he can do nothing to save his friends from extermination until he achieves a better understanding of both himself and his ne'er-do-well uncle.

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    Flipped

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    Flipped

    Van Draanen, Wendelin.

    In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years.

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    One thing I'm good at

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    One thing I'm good at

    Williams, Karen Lynn.

    Julie, a middle child, feels overwhelmed by problems with her schoolwork, her teenage sister's moodiness, and her father's recent heart attack, all of which make her feel dumb and useless.

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    The Wish Master

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    The Wish Master

    Wright, Betty Ren.

    Certain that his grandfather doesn't want him around, Corby is unhappy when he and his mother go to spend the summer in Wisconsin to help take care of his ailing grandmother, until a local boy takes him to the Wish Master.

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    No mirrors in my Nana's house

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    No mirrors in my Nana's house

    Barnwell, Ysaye M.

    A girl discovers the beauty in herself by looking into her Nana's eyes.

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    10,000 dresses

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    10,000 dresses

    Ewert, Marcus.

    Bailey longs to wear the beautiful dresses of her dreams but is ridiculed by her unsympathetic family which rejects her true perception of herself. Every night Bailey dreams about magical dresses; dresses made of crystals and rainbows and flowers, even dresses made of windows. But when Bailey's awake no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is inspired by Bailey's imagination. The two of them begin making dresses together, and Bailey's dreams come true.

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    Presenting Tanya, the Ugly Duckling

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    Presenting Tanya, the Ugly Duckling

    Gauch, Patricia Lee.

    When she has troubling mastering her dance steps in the part of the Ugly Duckling for the spring ballet recital, Tanya is discouraged and fears that she has much in common with the character.

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    Of corn silk and black braids

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    Of corn silk and black braids

    Johnson, Vincent L.

    After one bad hair day, Sarah doesn't feel good about herself, but Aunt Lubelle brings soothing comfort, a gentle touch, and ideas for a new hairstyle as Sarah discovers her deep down beauty.

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    So few of me

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    So few of me

    Reynolds, Peter, 1961-

    After wishing there were two of him to complete all the items on his "to do" list, Leo discovers that the real problem is not the number of Leos, but the length of the list.

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