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How to Read a Young Adult Novel but Still Hang Out with Adults

  • TEEN

    FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK

    AUG. 13, 2013

TEEN

FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK

by Matthew Quick

An artful, hopeful exploration of a teen boy in intense need. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

    SEPT. 1, 2007

TEEN

THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

by Sherman Alexie & illustrated by Ellen Forney

Junior’s keen cartoons sprinkle the pages as his fluid narration deftly mingles raw feeling with funny, sardonic insight. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DIVERGENT

    MAY 3, 2011

  • TEEN

    DARK TRIUMPH

    APRIL 2, 2013

TEEN

DARK TRIUMPH

by Robin LaFevers

An intricate, masterful page-turner about politics, treachery, religion, love and healing. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DEAR LIFE, YOU SUCK

    MARCH 26, 2013

TEEN

DEAR LIFE, YOU SUCK

by Scott Blagden

Only fellow classic-movie and -television buffs will understand all of the teen’s references, but all readers will... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL

    MARCH 1, 2012

TEEN

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL

by Jesse Andrews

Though this novel begs inevitable thematic comparisons to John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (2012), it stands on its own... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE

    AUG. 1, 2013

TEEN

THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE

by Natalie Standiford

An unlikely love story set in an unusual time and place; there are no happy endings or easy resolutions here. Full review >

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