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The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas - 2017-02-28
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A three-time winner of Goodreads Choice AwardsSixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer....
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Hey, Kiddo
Jarrett J. Krosoczka - 2018-10-09
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In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his ...
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Speak
Laurie Halse Anderson - 2011-05-10
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The first ten lies they tell you in high school."Speak up for yourself—we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nob...
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We Are Okay
Nina Lacour - 2019-02-26 (first published in 2017)
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Nina LaCour's award-winning, achingly beautiful novel is now available in paperback! -Includes a new foreword by Nicola Yoon, #1 bestselling author of The Sun is Also a Star and Everything, Everything- Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award"Short, poetic and gorgeously written." -The New York Times Book Review"A beautiful, devastating piece of art."...
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