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Firewall

by Sean Rodman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: bullying, depression, computers & digital media

Josh is a gamer. After his parents' divorce and his move from Chicago to a small town where he doesn't know anybody, he copes by staying up way too late playing Killswitch online. Then he discovers a "mod" version of the game that is an exact reproduction of his new town. Strange things start to happen in the game, and they are somehow connected wi …

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Epic Fail

by Cristy Watson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: dating & sex, computers & digital media, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying

Epic Fail tells the story of Kenzie, a 16-year-old half Native American girl, and her two best friends, who have grown up in a multiracial, mixed-income suburb. Two years after a party where Kenzie was raped, she is still dealing with the trauma. When photos of the incident appear on social media there are serious consequences for everyone involved …

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Hate Cell

A Casey Templeton Mystery

by Gwen Molnar
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, prejudice & racism, computers & digital media

Thirteen-year-old Casey Templeton has recently moved with his family to the southeastern Alberta town of Richford. One night Casey seeks refuge from a snowstorm in an abandoned farmhouse and stumbles upon his nearly frozen, unconscious science teacher, Mr. Deverell. Casey attempts to revive his teacher and searches the house for something to make …

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Big Guy

by Robin Stevenson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: lgbt, computers & digital media, self-esteem & self-reliance

Derek thinks he might be falling in love. The problem is, he hasn't been entirely honest with his online boyfriend. Derek sent Ethan a photo taken before he got depressed and gained eighty pounds. Derek hasn't been honest with his employer either. When he lied about his age and experience to get a job with disabled adults, the last thing he expecte …

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Sun Signs

by Shelley Hrdlitschka
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, computers & digital media, friendship

Unable to attend school while she battles cancer, fifteen-year-old Kaleigh Wyse tries to complete her classes online by correspondence. Developing a science project on astrology, Kaleigh enlists other online learners as study participants. What starts as a collaborative and supportive project based on the scientific method, slowly becomes unwieldy …

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