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Another Laurie Halse Anderson book--this one portrays the horrific situation between two girls and their eating disorders.

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest.

Another light summer read. I love how the protagonist finds her own way by returning to a place she never confronted in herself.

The Mermaid Chair - Sue Monk Kidd. It's a while since I read this but if memory serves correctly I cried buckets!

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These YA coming-of-age novels will make you cry, laugh, and appreciate life.

Been many years since I've read this one....

Go Ask Alice - read this in grade and I've reread it several times since


I want Ellen Hopkins' Identical in hardcover.

This @CourseHero infographic on The Hunchback of Notre Dame is both visually…

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Study Guide

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Infographic - Course Hero

In this book one can find traces of the Rebellion vs. Conformity conflict that many teens face. The main character has been deformed by those who live inside the dome..so she hates them, yet she longs to be like them. She longs for them to fix her deformities and belong.

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Pure by Julianna Baggott- "In a post-apocalyptic world, Pressia, a sixteen-year-old survivor with a doll's head fused onto her left hand meets Partridge, a "Pure" dome-dweller who is searching for his mother, sure that she has survived the cataclysm.

The Girls in the Garden  4 Stars!  Woah, thought I was going to have to stop reading this book. I thought it was leading toward a way I was not even interested in going. However, I trudged through and was happy to find out that I was totally wrong.   I can definitely say this book held my interest. There were a couple of slow spots, but not enough to make me want to give up. The huge twists throughout the book though give you incentive to keep on reading. I would say I was certainly…

The families that share a London communal garden square think that their children are safe. But when Pip discovers her sister lying unconscious in

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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. An excellent book for young adults and anyone interested in the young adult experience. Because sometimes you need to speak up even if it's painful.

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein | 19 Truly Brilliant Young Adult Books You Can Enjoy At Any Age

19 Truly Brilliant Young Adult Books You Can Enjoy At Any Age

Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein - Historical Fiction, WWII, British Spy

The Fault in Our Stars (Unabridged) (Compact Disc) by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars (Unabridged) (Compact Disc) by John Green

If there were one list of absolute must-read books, what would you put on it? We asked 31 noted authors that question;

Graceling, Kristin Cashore | 15 Book Series To Read If You Enjoyed "The Hunger Games"

GRACELING by Kristin Cashore (young adult fantasy) -- A great fantasy book with an awesome heroine. She kicks a lot of butt, she's fiercely independent, and she can kill a man with her hands tied behind her back.

Cat Robinson, 16, is determined to break the silence surrounding the violent beating of her former best friend, a gay schoolmate named Patrick. The “ripped from the headlines” nature of this hate crime is emphasized by the novel’s opening: a newspaper account of the (fictional) incident. Gossip is rife, and the sheriff’s investigation stagnant, so Cat sets out herself to ask hard questions of her older brother and his “redneck posse.”

Book review: ‘Shine’ by Lauren Myracle

Shine / Lauren Myracle "When her best friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover the culprits in her small North Carolina town.

The Mortal Instruments 1: City of Bone

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Eldest by Christopher Paolini

Eldest (Inheritance, book by Christopher Paolini - book cover, description, publication history.