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Nelson, Blake

Summary: To avoid his alcoholic mother's problems, Nick, seventeen, stays with his aunt's family near the Oregon coast, where he works at his uncle's car wash and falls into a complicated relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

Haydu, Corey Ann.

Summary: "Four sisters rely on each other--and a bit of mysterious magic--to cope with their mother's illness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAY

Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Glines, Abbi

Summary: "Rock and Trisha fall in love as kids in high school as Trisha recovers from a traumatic childhood and Rock tries to make it as a football star"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GLI

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2019

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Norton, Preston

Summary: Nearly a year after his brother's suicide, sixteen-year-old Cliff "Neanderthal" Hubbard gets recruited to make life better at Happy Valley High by the school's quarterback, who claims he had a vision from God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NOR

Ius, Dawn

Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the story of Lizzie Borden, casting her as a shy seventeen-year-old whose blackouts become worse after her father and stepmother try to prevent her from studying to be a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC IUS

Patterson, James

Summary: When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Harrington, Karen

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sarah writes letters to her hero, To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch, for help understanding her mentally ill mother, her first real crush, and life in her small Texas town, all in the course of one momentous summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAR

Johnson, Abigail

Summary: When Jill's mother unceremoniously leaves her family for reasons only Jill knows, Jill tries to piece her life together with the help of new guy Daniel, who has scars on the inside and out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION JOH

Horvath, Polly.

Summary: In a small fishing village in British Columbia, twelve-year-old Primrose tries to be a matchmaker for her Uncle Jack, befriends Ked, a new foster child, tries to decide if she is willing to go to jail for her convictions, and together with Ked, publishes a cook book to raise money for the Fisherman's Aid. Includes recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOR

Dee, Barbara

Summary: Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Norah struggles to fit in at middle school after two years of treatment, but she finds her voice with the help of new friend Griffin, who shares her love of mythology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DEE

House, Silas

Summary: In the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book's excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father's flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well as concern about his tough but troubled best friend, Edie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Hou

Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Summary: Raised by an unstable father who keeps constantly on the move, Sam Border has long been the voice of his silent younger brother, Riddle, but everything changes when Sam meets Emily Bell and, welcomed by her family, the brothers are faced with normalcy for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SLO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sloan 2011

Key, Watt

Summary: When a dive off the coast of Alabama goes horribly wrong, twelve-year-old Julie and one of her father's scuba clients struggle to survive after reaching an abandoned oil rig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KEY

Arnosky, Jim.

Summary: Kidnapped by their father, two boys escape into the mangrove swamps of Key Largo, Florida, where they learn to live on their own among the wildlife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Arnosky 2009

Keplinger, Kody

Summary: Nola Sutton has always been friends with the Swift boys, Cannaan, Brian, and Kevin, but when their father leaves them without saying good-bye the boys start to change, and her long-time friends begin to pull away from her at a time when she needs them more than ever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION KIP

Clark, Simon P.

Summary: No one will tell Oli why he and his mother are staying with relatives in the country without his father, but when he finds a secret of his own, that lurking in the attic is Eren, a creature hungry for stories, Oli begins to make sense of what is happening with his family and faces the choice of learning the truth or abandoning himself to Eren's world forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CLA

Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRI

Brown, Jennifer

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Valerie, whose boyfriend Nick committed a school shooting at the end of their junior year, struggles to cope with integrating herself back into high school life, unsure herself whether she was a hero or a villain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRO

Winters, Cat

Summary: Told from separate viewpoints, Odette returns in 1909 after a two-year absence, promising to rescue her disabled sister, Tru, from the monsters they were taught to believe in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WIN

White, Kiersten.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Isadora, the mortal daughter of Isis and Osiris, is sick of being in the middle of family drama so she jumps at the chance to leave Egypt and start a new life in San Diego with her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Maskame, Estelle

Summary: Still dealing with the repercussions of her own family's tragedy, Mackenzie Rivers abandons her almost boyfriend, Jaden, and his twin sister, Dani, after their parents are killed in a car accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAS

Rue, Nancy N.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Lily finds herself questioning her faith when her newly adopted sister, Tessa, disrupts their home and intrudes on Lily's new-found love of horses, then has a serious accident just when she and Lily are beginning to get along.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Rue