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Best Teen Historical Fiction of 2015

  • CHILDREN'S

    MY SENECA VILLAGE

    NOV. 1, 2015

CHILDREN'S

MY SENECA VILLAGE

by Marilyn Nelson

Artfully crafted, an engrossing and important collection of memories and moments from a pivotal time in American history. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE GAME OF LOVE AND DEATH

    APRIL 28, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE GAME OF LOVE AND DEATH

by Martha Brockenbrough

Race, class, fate and choice—they join Love and Death to play their parts in Brockenbrough’s haunting and masterfully... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    UNDER A PAINTED SKY

    MARCH 17, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

UNDER A PAINTED SKY

by Stacey Lee

Emotionally resonant and not without humor, this impressive debut about survival and connection, resourcefulness and... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE TIGHTROPE WALKERS

    MARCH 24, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE TIGHTROPE WALKERS

by David Almond

The award-winning Almond poetically plumbs the depths of his 1950s and ’60s childhood to explore themes of violence, war,... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    OUT OF DARKNESS

    SEPT. 1, 2015

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

OUT OF DARKNESS

by Ashley Hope Pérez

A powerful, layered tale of forbidden love in times of unrelenting racism. Full review >

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