Posts Tagged ‘Teens’
 
 
 
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Can’t Get There from Here By Todd Strasser

“A powerful and disturbing look at the downward spiral of despair that remains too common for too many teens (School Library Journal).” Her street name is Maybe. She lives with a tribe of homeless teens—runaways and throwaways,...
 
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The Trouble with Half a Moon by Danette Vigilante

Ever since the death of her younger brother, Dellie lives with a sad, secret guilt that the accident that killed him was all her fault. But Dellie’s life begins to change when she strikes up a friendship with Corey – a little b...
 
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Until We Meet Again by Anne E. Schraff

This summer was supposed to be different. With the school year over, Darcy Wills looked forward to the best time of her life. But her plans are shattered by a series of the unexpected events. First, horrible news threatens to r...

 
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Outrunning the Darkness (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Between his father’s pessimistic moods and his mother’s “”put on a happy face”” attitude Jaris Spain feels trapped. Jaris hides his own darkenss from his parents: How hard he has to work for good grades. How quickly a tea...
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Like a Broken Doll (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Accusations fly when a string of thefts hits Tubman High School. Suspicion falls in Sereeta prince, whose family life is unraveling, sending her into a deep depression. Treated like a stranger by her mother, like an enemy by he...

 
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To Be a Man (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

Trevor’s mother was dead set against Vanessa Allen. Trevor knew the old angry frown would come back quickly if she learned that Trevor had been seeing Vanessa behind her back. Even his brother Tommy thought the high school drop...
 
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The Fairest (Urban Underground) by Anne Schraff

The Princess of the Fair was supposed to infuse and inspire students. The winner should embody the qualities of Harriet Tubman, the school’s namesake. But everyone knew it would turn into a nasty popularity contest where mean g...
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GRACE AFTER MIDNIGHT by Felicia “Snoop” Pearson and David Ritz

In GRACE AFTER MIDNIGHT, Felicia Pearson, who plays Snoop in the HBO hit series The Wire, reveals her incredible, hard knock life story, one that dramatically parallels the life of her character on TV. While Felicia Pearson is ...
 
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SUMMER OF SECRETS by Paul Langan

A frightening ordeal at the end of the school year has turned Darcy Wills’s world upside down. With her ex-boyfriend miles away in Detroit and her beloved grandmother gone, Darcy is more alone than ever. Darcy turns to her rema...
 
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Playground by Samuel Bonner

Jonah had been looking forward to going back to London since the moment he was forced to leave. After being away for so long, Jonah wasn’t expecting the sinister and brutal changes in his friends personalities and behavior. It ...