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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
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Jack thinks poetry is just for girls and that writing in short lines makes poetry. The novel is a compilation of poems from Jack's perspective. He responds negatively and positively to certain poems. The poems referred to can be found at the end of ...more
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The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
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Faith is a fourteen-year-old living in Victorian England. She discovers that her father has been accused of fraud and that is the reason the family has relocated on a small island called Vane. Faith is concerned for her father; however, she is not ...more
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P.S. I Like You by Kasie West
P.S. I Like You
by Kasie West (Goodreads Author)
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Lily has a crazy family and enjoys playing guitar and writing music. She is a typical teenager with a best friend and she faces bullies (like her best friend's ex-boyfriend). Lily has a unique taste in music and writes lyrics from one of her favorite ...more
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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August has multiple surgeries in his life and has a deformed face. He has been homeschooled his whole life, but now his parents are encouraging him to attend school. August is very nervous and apprehensive about going to school; he faces bullies and ...more
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I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier
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Adam Farmer is riding his bike from Monument, Massachusetts to Rutterburg, Vermont. He has a package, and he needs to deliver it to his father. It goes from his bike journey to strange recordings. It goes back in forth between Adam and an assumed ...more
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The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
The Shadow Hero
by Gene Luen Yang (Goodreads Author)
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The story starts off with the Ch'ing dynasty collapsing and four spirits holding a council. The Tortoise decides to leave and board a boat. He sticks a deal with a young man and took up residence in the young man's shadow. The main character reveals ...more
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Angels Don't Knock! by Dan Yates
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This book revolves around Sam, a schoolteacher, that is dating a well-to-do psychologist. She is visited by a ghost/angel named Jason Hackett; he wants to explain his story. Sam and Jason were destined to be together through a contract; however; ...more
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Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick
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Arn Chorn-Pond is a normal eleven-year-old living in Cambodia. One day the Khmer Rouge, a radical Communist regime, take power. They are told that they will leave their village for three days since the Americans are coming. Three days turns into ...more
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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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Melinda starts off high school with everyone hating her. She called the cops during a summer party, and no one can forget that. She struggles with the trauma of a popular senior raping her. She struggles with depression and being alone in high ...more
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The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
The Shadow Hero
by Gene Luen Yang (Goodreads Author)
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The story starts off with the Ch'ing dynasty collapsing and four spirits holding a council. The Tortoise decides to leave and board a boat. He sticks a deal with a young man and took up residence in the young man's shadow. The main character reveals ...more
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25x33 YA LIT Fall 2017 — 37 members — last activity Sep 06, 2017 11:37AM
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