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Here So Far Away

by Hadley Dyer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: depression, new experience, contemporary

George Warren (real name: Frances, but nobody calls her that) is well aware that she’s sometimes too tough for her own good. She didn’t mean to make the hot new guy cry—twice. And maybe she shouldn’t have hit the school’s mean girl in the face. George’s loyalty and impulsiveness are what her friends love about her—they know she’s go …

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Bonjour Shanghai

Bonjour Girl

by Isabelle Lafleche
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 10 to 13
tagged: fashion & beauty, careers, occupations, internships, bullying

Clementine Liu is off to Shanghai for more fashion, dating, and drama.

Clementine Liu, the stylish Parsons student behind the Bonjour Girl blog, has finished her first drama-filled year at fashion school in New York. Now she’s been accepted to participate in an exchange program in Shanghai at the prestigious Condé Nast Center for Fashion and Desi …

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Amber Fang: Revenge

by Arthur Slade
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: vampires, dark fantasy

Life as an ethical vampire isn't easy for Amber Fang. First, she has to track down and eat a murderer every month. Second, her mother is imprisoned in a bunker controlled by ZARC, a multinational arms dealer. Third, her fellow vampires are hot on her trail, bent on ridding the world of scrupulous bloodsuckers.

And then there's Dermot, the handso …

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Girls Like Me

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: sexual abuse, pregnancy, bullying

After accepting a ride home, sixteen-year-old Emma Kennedy is raped by a boy from school. But handsome, popular Ross Schroeder tells everyone the sex was consensual, and Emma is immediately branded as a slut. Even Emma's best friend, Jen, doesn't believe Emma's version of events. In fact, she is angry with Emma because she feels betrayed. After al …

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Learning to Breathe

by Janice Lynn Mather
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 14 to 99
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: coming of age, sexual abuse, pregnancy

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection
Amelia Bloomer List’s 2019 Top Ten Recommended Feminist Books for Young Readers
A Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist
A Junior Library Guild Selection

“A love letter to girls—bittersweet and full of hope.” —Ibi Zoboi, author of National Book Award Finalist American Street …

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Garden

by Carol Matas
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: middle east, emigration & immigration
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After the War

by Carol Matas
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: holocaust, emigration & immigration, military & wars
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Zero Repeat Forever

by G. S. Prendergast
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: survival stories, alien contact

What if survival means losing yourself?

When an invasion of murderous creatures signals the end of the world, a wayward teenage girl must band together with a dangerous ally if she’s to have a chance at survival in this high-stakes, heart-wrenching story of destruction, hope, and freedom.

He has no voice or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’ …

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The Dark Beneath the Ice

by Amelinda Berube
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: ghost stories

Marianne is about to discover if nightmares are real.

Something is wrong with Marianne. It's not just that her dad has finally left, or that her life hasn't been the same since she quit dancing. Or even that her mother has checked herself into a hospital.

She's losing time. Doing things she'd never do. And the face in the mirror doesn't look like he …

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The Gamer's Guide to Getting the Girl

by Kristine Scarrow
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: computers & digital media

Strategy is everything when it comes to gaming — and girls.

Zach is used to living in a world of legendary battles, epic journeys, and life-or-death situations. As a gamer, he is hard-wired for adventure, even though it’s from the comfort of his parents’ couch. But nothing has prepared him for battling the biggest storm in Saskatchewan’s hi …