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This Light Between Us
by Andrew Fukuda
In 1935, ten-year-old Alex of Bainbridge Island, Washington, is horrified to discover that his new pen pal, Charlie of Paris, France, is a girl. Their letters continue over the years as Charlie endures the Nazi occupation and Alex leaves his family in an
Girls Like Us
by Randi Pink
Four teenage girls. Four different stories. What they all have in common is that they're dealing with unplanned pregnancies in 1972.
by Libba Bray
Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle into the thick of the investigation.
Like a Love Story
by Abdi Nazemian
It's 1989 in New York City, and for three teens, the world is changing. This is a bighearted, sprawling epic about friendship and love and the revolutionary act of living life to the fullest in the face of impossible odds.
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
by Tahereh Mafi
It's 2002, a year after 9/11. It's an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who's tired of being stereotyped.
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue
by Mackenzi Lee
Henry "Monty" Montague was bred to be a gentleman. His quest for pleasures and vices have led to one last hedonistic hurrah as Monty, his best friend and crush Percy, and Monty's sister Felicity begin a Grand Tour of Europe.
Salt to the Sea
by Ruta Sepetys
As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull.
The Downstairs Girl
by Stacey Lee
1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for a cruel girl. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for 'the genteel Southern lady'.
Give Me Some Truth
by Eric Gansworth
In 1980 life is hard on the Tuscarora Reservation in upstate New York, and most of the teenagers feel like they are going nowhere. In the confusion of politics and growing up, Carson and Maggi have to make a place for themselves.
Yes No Maybe So
by Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed
Jamie, who chokes when speaking to strangers, and Maya, who is having the worst Ramadan ever, are paired to knock on doors and ask for votes for the local state senate candidate.