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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 Fiction, 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)

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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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIN

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

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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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King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: "Set in a parallel version of America where time has stopped, the novel tells the story of one teenage girl trying to untangle her toxic family's secrets--and maybe restart the world's clocks in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Reed, Amy Lynn

Summary: Billy Sloat and Lydia Lemon don't have much in common, unless you count growing up on the same (wrong) side of the tracks, the lack of a mother, and a persistent loneliness that has inspired creative coping mechanisms. When their high schools are consolidated, Lydia's cynicism is met with Billy's sincere optimism, and both begin to question their own outlook on life. As the two grow closer and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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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

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

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

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Five troubled teenagers fall into prostitution as they search for freedom, safety, community, family, and love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOP

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

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

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Bazay, Casie

Summary: Estranged cousins K. J. and Becka must complete their deceased grandfather's strange bucket list in order to earn the inheritance they both need, but Grandpa's real motive makes it a challenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Teens 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BAZ

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 Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, 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

McCauley, Kyrie

Summary: In Auburn, Pennsylvania, a farming community overrun with crows, high school senior Leighton struggles to keep herself and her sisters safe from their abusive father even as she starts a relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MCC

Iloh, Candice

Summary: "Ada" means first daughter, means oldest girl, means most pressure. When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a historical Black college, it's the first time that she's been able to make her own choices. As she stumbles deeper into the world of dance and explores her sexuality, she also begins to wrestle with her past-- her mother's struggle with addiction, her Nigerian father's attempts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ILO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC ILO

Vickers, Elaine

Summary: Katie and Ana are the kind of friends who share everything with each other. But there are some things you can't even share with your best friend. Katie has always known she was adopted, but recently she's been wondering about her birth parents and her birthplace. She worries that saying this out loud -- even to her best friend -- could mess up the perfect family she has now. Ana's family has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC VIC

Johnson, Abigail

Summary: A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable to console one another. Brooke's only solace remains the ice-skating rink, where she works but no longer lets herself dream about a future skating professionally.When Brooke encounters Calvin's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JOH

Brendler, Carol.

Summary: In 1938, fourteen-year-old Cece, an aspiring radio actress, encounters lies, secrets, and hoaxes both at home and in the studio where she is transcribing the script for Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds" broadcast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Brendler 2013

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