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Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #3) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481430494
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

“Sweetly funny.” —Entertainment Weekly

New York Times bestselling author

Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for.


The Beast Player Cover Image
By Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano (Translated by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250307460
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 26th, 2019

Elin's family has an important responsibility: caring for the fearsome water serpents that form the core of their kingdom's army. So when some of the creatures mysteriously die, Elin's mother is sentenced to death as punishment. With her last breath, she manages to send her daughter to safety.


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.


The Blossom and the Firefly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524737900
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 18th, 2020

From the award-winning author of Flygirl comes this powerful WWII romance between two Japanese teens caught in the cogs of an unwinnable war, perfect for fans of Salt to the Sea, Lovely War, and Code Name Verity.


A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316449434
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Published: Orbit - January 21st, 2020

A "suspenseful, atmospheric tale. . .punctured by a gut-punch twist" (Entertainment Weekly), A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World is a story of survival, courage and hope amid the ruins of our world.


Brother Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635573541
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 12th, 2019

"A brilliant, powerful elegy from a living brother to a lost one, yet pulsing with rhythm, and beating with life." --Marlon James

"Highly recommend Brother by David Chariandy--concise and intense, elegiac short novel of devastation and hope." --Joyce Carol Oates, via Twitter

WINNER--Toronto Book Award


Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062696731
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 10th, 2020

Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, this poignant novel by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani tells the timely story of one girl who was taken from her home in Nigeria and her harrowing fight for survival.


Butterfly Yellow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062229212
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Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

Winner of the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction! Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Ibi Zoboi, and Erika L. Sanchez, this gorgeously written and deeply moving own voices novel is the YA debut from the award-winning author of Inside Out & Back Again. 4 starred reviews!


Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250170972
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

Instant New York Times Bestseller
TIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time
TIME 100: Most Influential People of 2020
New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018
TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018
NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List
Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018
Bustle's Top 25 Best Young Adults Books of 2018


Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


City of Beasts Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368026628
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

A teenage girl living in a post-nuclear town embarks on a quest to save her brother from the other side of a dividd world in this dystopian adventure novel for fans of Meg Rosoff's How I Live Now.


Color outside the Lines: Stories about Love Cover Image
By Sangu Mandanna (Editor), Samira Ahmed (Contributions by), Adam Silvera (Contributions by), Eric Smith (Contributions by), Anna-Marie McLemore (Contributions by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641290463
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Published: Soho Teen - November 12th, 2019

This modern, groundbreaking YA anthology explores the complexity and beauty of interracial and LGBTQ+ relationships where differences are front and center.


Dear Evan Hansen: THE NOVEL Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316420235
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Published: Poppy - October 9th, 2018

From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking, bestselling novel inspired by the hit Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...


Dig Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101994917
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Medal


Do You Dream of Terra-Two? Cover Image
By Temi Oh
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534437401
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 13th, 2019

An NPR favorite book of 2019
Winner of the ALA/YALSA Alex Award

When an Earth-like planet is discovered, a team of six teens, along with three veteran astronauts, embark on a twenty-year trip to set up a planet for human colonization—but find that space is more deadly than they ever could have imagined.


Dragon Hoops Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626720794
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Published: First Second - March 17th, 2020

In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins.


Dread Nation Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062570611
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 4th, 2019

New York Times bestseller; 6 starred reviews!

At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland's stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiar—a country on the brink, at the explosive crossroads where race, humanity, and survival meet.


The Fountains of Silence Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399160318
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Published: Philomel Books - October 1st, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.


Frankly in Love Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812209
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

An Instant New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller!

A William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist

 
An Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Honor Book

Two friends. One fake dating scheme. What could possibly go wrong?


Girls Like Us Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250155856
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 29th, 2019

In Girls Like Us, Randi Pink masterfully weaves four lives into a larger story–as timely as ever–about a woman’s right to choose her future.

Four teenage girls. Four different stories. What they all have in common is that they’re dealing with unplanned pregnancies.


Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780375701870
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

In one of the greatest American classics, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.


The Good Luck Girls Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250299703
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Published: Tor Teen - October 1st, 2019

An Indie Next Pick
A Silver 2019 Nautilus Book Award Winner
A Kirkus Reviews 2019 Best of the Year Selection

Westworld
meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this stunning fantasy adventure from debut author Charlotte Nicole Davis.


Aster, the protector
Violet, the favorite
Tansy, the medic
Mallow, the fighter


Green: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399591167
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 6th, 2018

A coming-of-age novel about race, privilege, and the struggle to rise in America, written by a former Obama campaign staffer and propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable narrator.
 
“A riot of language that’s part hip-hop, part nerd boy, and part pure imagination.”The Boston Globe


The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

#1 New York Times bestseller 

An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.


How Not to Ask a Boy to Prom Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250233776
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Published: Square Fish - March 24th, 2020

“If you're looking for a novel to fill the To All The Boys I've Loved Before-shaped hole in your heart, this is the book for you.” —Camille Perri, author of When Katie Met Cassidy

How (Not) to Ask a Boy to Prom is a modern gender-bent young adult rom com from S. J. Goslee.


How It Feels to Float Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525554363
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Published: Penguin Books - May 5th, 2020

"Profoundly moving . . . Will take your breath away." --Kathleen Glasgow, author of Girl in Pieces

"Give this to all your friends immediately . . . It tackles mental health, depression, sexual identity, and anxiety with beauty and empathy." --Cosmopolitan.com

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524700515
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. 


Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626722590
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Published: First Second - May 7th, 2019

One of FORBES Best Graphic Novels of 2019
On BCCB 2019 Blue Ribbons List
One of NPR's Best Books of 2019
Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice
One of Bitch Media’s Best Queer YA Novels of 2019


The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338582154
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

With a welcome mix of humor, heart, and high-stakes drama, Sabina Khan provides a timely and honest portrait of what it's like to grow up feeling unwelcome in your own culture.


Lovely War Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780147512970
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Published: Penguin Books - February 4th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!

A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates--and the hearts--of four mortals in their hands.


Middlegame Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250234209
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Published: Tordotcom - April 7th, 2020

A HUGO AWARD FINALIST!

WINNER OF THE LOCUS AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL, 2020!

New York Times bestselling and Alex, Nebula, and Hugo-Award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of amoral alchemy, shadowy organizations, and impossible cities in the standalone fantasy, Middlegame.


Miss You Love You Hate You Bye Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374307011
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 18th, 2020

A darkly comic and heartbreakingly honest YA novel about finding the courage to help a friend who can't stop hurting herself.


The Missing Season Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062803344
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Published: HarperTeen - June 16th, 2020

From the author of Edgar Award finalist Grit and The Lies They Tell comes a tense, atmospheric novel for fans of E. Lockhart and Marieke Nijkamp, about friendship, truth, and the creeping fears that can’t be outrun.


The New David Espinoza Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062489883
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Published: HarperTeen - February 11th, 2020

This own voices story from the acclaimed author of The Closest I’ve Come unflinchingly examines steroid abuse and male body dysmorphia. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Matt De La Peña.


The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
 


Not So Pure and Simple Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062349194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 21st, 2020

"Hysterical. I couldn’t put it down.” (Nic Stone) "I laughed, I gasped, I church grunted through every chapter." (Tiffany D. Jackson) "Heartfelt and hilarious on every page!" (Justin A. Reynolds)

4 starred reviews! * An Indie Next List Pick!


Opposite of Always Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062748386
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 7th, 2020

“One of the best love stories I’ve ever read.” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give


Ordinary Girls: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750828
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 16th, 2020

One of the Must-Read Books of 2019 According to O: The Oprah Magazine * Time * Bustle * Electric Literature * Publishers Weekly * The Millions * The Week * Good Housekeeping

“There is more life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime.” —Julia Alvarez 


In thi


Out of Salem Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609809010
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Published: Triangle Square - March 26th, 2019

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

A Publishers Weekly Best Young Adult Book of 2019

The best Teen Zombie Werewolf Witchy Faerie fantasy murder mystery you've ever readby debut author, Hal Schrieve.


Patron Saints of Nothing Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525554929
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Published: Penguin Books - April 21st, 2020

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

"Brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing." --Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT 

"A singular voice in the world of literature." --Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down


Pet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647072
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Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times


Puddin' (Dumplin' #2) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062418395
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 7th, 2019

The irresistible companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dumplin’, now a Netflix feature film starring Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston, and a soundtrack by Dolly Parton!


Pumpkinheads Cover Image
By Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrator), Sarah Stern (Contributions by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626721623
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Published: First Second - August 27th, 2019

A 2020 Tayshas Reading List Selection
A 2020 Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List Selection


Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

* Instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller *
* GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER for BEST DEBUT and BEST ROMANCE of 2019 *

* BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR* for VOGUE, NPR, VANITY FAIR, and more! *

What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?


Reverie Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492682660
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - December 3rd, 2019

A B&N's YA Book Club Pick * Walmart Buzz Pick * Indie Next Pick * Book of the Month Club YA Box

A "joyously, riotously queer" (Kirkus) young adult fantasy from debut author Ryan La Sala, Reverie is a wildly imaginative story about dreams becoming reality, perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Laini Taylor.


The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316448567
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019

From Stonewall Award winner Brandy Colbert comes a novel about first love, family, and hidden secrets that will stay with you long after turning the last page.


Someday We Will Fly Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147508911
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Published: Penguin Books - January 21st, 2020

From the author of Blind, a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story set during World War II in Shanghai, one of the only places Jews without visas could find refuge.


Sorry for Your Loss Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062571922
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 11th, 2020

From Printz Honor winner and Morris Award finalist Jessie Ann Foley comes a comitragic YA novel that will appeal to fans of Jandy Nelson and Jeff Zentner.


The Spaces Between Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250174925
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 23rd, 2019

"A girl-centered Catcher in the Rye for the 21st century. "—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Two outcast best friends are desperate to survive senior year and break away from their dying factory town in Stacia Tolman's The Spaces Between Us, an unforgettable YA debut.


Stepsister Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338268478
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 7th, 2020

* "Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of familiar fairy tale. Isabelle [is] a shattered but not unreedemable girl with a warrior's heart." -- Booklist, starred review

An instant New York Times bestseller!
A Seventeen Best of the Year


The Swallows: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984818232
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 13th, 2019

A teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war—with deadly consequences—in this dark and provocative novel by the bestselling author of The Passenger
 
“Riveting . . . full of imagination and power.”—Caroline Kepnes, author of You and Providence


Symptoms of a Heartbreak Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250199102
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Published: Imprint - July 2nd, 2019

"Doogie Howser, M.D. meets The Fault in Our Stars in this tender romcom." —Teen Vogue

The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds—and falls head over heels—in Sona Charaipotra's contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak.


There There Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

“Powerful. . . .  a revelation.” —The New York Times 
 

“With a literary authority rare in a debut novel, it places Native American voices front and center before readers’ eyes.” —NPR/Fresh Air
 


These Ghosts Are Family: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982117436
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 3rd, 2020

Longlisted for the 2020 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

A “rich, ambitious debut novel” (The New York Times Book Review) that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and fractures over generations, in the tradition of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.


They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062317643
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 1st, 2019

National Book Award 2019 Finalist!

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women—one living, one dead—dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII.


This Book Is Not Yet Rated Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735228078
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Published: Dial Books - April 9th, 2019

In this enormously funny, smart, and moving contemporary YA novel, fighting for the thing you love doesn't always turn out like in the movies.

"Hilarious, big-hearted, poignant...An unadulterated triumph." --Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King


This One Summer Cover Image
By Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator), Mariko Tamaki
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596437746
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Published: First Second - May 6th, 2014

A New York Times bestseller
A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2015 Michael L. Printz Honor Book
An Eisner Award Winner


This Time Will Be Different Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062473455
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Published: HarperTeen - June 9th, 2020

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book * A 2020 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection

For fans of Jenny Han, Morgan Matson, and Sandhya Menon, critically acclaimed author Misa Sugiura delivers a richly crafted contemporary YA novel about family, community, and the importance of writing your own history.


Sixteen extraordinary authors—including New York Times bestsellers Melissa de la Cruz, Renée Ahdieh, and Julie Kagawa—reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate.


To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062798183
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Published: Harper - October 30th, 2018

“This gorgeously rendered graphic-novel version provides a new perspective for old fans but also acts as an immersive introduction for youngsters as well as any adult who somehow missed out on the iconic story set in Maycomb, Alabama.”--USA Today


The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780345804327
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Published: Anchor - January 30th, 2018

In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood—where greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him on the Underground Railroad, she seizes the opportunity and escapes with him.


Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328987594
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!


War Girls Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451481672
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Published: Razorbill - October 15th, 2019

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria.

The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky.


We Are the Perfect Girl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647102
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

This witty, warm-hearted retelling of Cyrano de Bergerac is a love letter to female friendship. Perfect for Stephanie Perkins fans, and anyone who's ever thought of trying on a new identity to impress a guy.


What If It's Us Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062795236
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Published: HarperTeen - May 5th, 2020

A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller!

Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart.


Where the World Ends Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250225498
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 3rd, 2019

A Michael L. Printz Honor Book and Carnegie Medal Winner! New from Geraldine McCaughrean comes an extraordinary story of eight boys stranded on a rock in the middle of the sea, left to fight for their survival.

Every time a lad went fowling on the stacs, he came home less of a boy and more of a man. If he went home at all, that is.


With the Fire on High Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662835
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 7th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.


Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017

Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.

The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.


Becoming Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524763138
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Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
 


Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and More (Women of Action) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781613730744
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Published: Chicago Review Press - May 1st, 2018

2019 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People List

One of just a handful of women reporting on the Vietnam War, Kate Webb was captured by North Vietnamese troops and presumed dead—until she emerged from the jungle waving a piece of white parachute material after 23 days in captivity.


Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780525434801
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Published: Anchor - May 1st, 2018

The award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Americanah gives us this powerful statement about feminism today—written as a letter to a friend.


Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101906200
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Published: Crown - May 22nd, 2018

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.


The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

The New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful.


Gender Queer: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book

In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.


Girls Write Now: Two Decades of True Stories from Young Female Voices Cover Image
By Girls Write Now (Contributions by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781947793057
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Published: Tin House Books - October 16th, 2018

Teenage girls tell their most urgent stories, punctuated by inspiration and advice from Zadie Smith, Roxane Gay, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, and more of today's great writers.

"Important work . . . A beautiful example of what happens when you let girls write and share it with the world." —Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Teen Vogue


Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780545902489
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Published: Graphix - October 9th, 2018

The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents.


High School Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374169947
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Published: MCD - September 24th, 2019

From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginnings


I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525575115
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 30th, 2019

“A portrait of growing up in America, and a portrait of family, that pulls off the feat of being both intimately specific and deeply universal at the same time. I adored this book.”—Jonny Sun
 


In Waves Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781910620632
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Published: Nobrow - June 4th, 2019

A tale of love, heartbreak and surfing from an important new voice in comics. In Waves is Craig Thompson's Blankets meets William Finnegan's Barbarian Days.


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780143133568
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Published: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations 


Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781629798813
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Published: Wordsong - October 8th, 2019

A Michael L. Printz Honor Book
A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book
A Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book
Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for Teens

Six Starred Reviews -- ★Booklist ★BCCB ★The Horn Book ★Publishers Weekly ★School Library Connection ★Shelf Awareness


Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories Cover Image
By Sarah Lerner (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984849991
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2019

Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and a poignant representation of grief, healing, and hope.


Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547602322
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 19th, 2020

Based on original reporting by a Pulitzer Prize finalist and an industry veteran, the first book for young adults about the Flint water crisis


Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316518963
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Published: Hachette Books - July 24th, 2018

Growing up in New Jersey as the only African American Muslim at school, Ibtihaj Muhammad always had to find her own way. When she discovered fencing, a sport traditionally reserved for the wealthy, she had to defy expectations and make a place for herself in a sport she grew to love.


SHOUT Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670012107
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!


Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419731600
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 8th, 2019

A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062453037
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 21st, 2020

Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist!

The gripping true story of the only women to fly in combat in World War II—from Elizabeth Wein, award-winning author of Code Name Verity


We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316523646
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

"A stirring and timely book." --New York Times Book Review

After her father was murdered, María escaped in the middle of the night with her mother.


Zaynab was out of school for two years as she fled war before landing in America. Her sister, Sabreen, survived a harrowing journey to Italy.


Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House Cover Image
By Molly Dillon (Compiled by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984848451
Availability: Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 5th, 2019

"Young women can run the world. These are the stories of those who did..." @hillaryclinton

"An excellent guide to the how and why of a life of public service." --Amy Poehler


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