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Thicker Than Water

by Natasha Deen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, sexual abuse), marriage & divorce

Zack Bernard has a thing for crime shows, especially the forensic-investigation kind. So when his friend Ella goes missing, Zack can't help piecing together what he thinks is concrete evidence that could lead to her whereabouts. The problem is, it's all pointing toward his dad. He knows his dad is lying about not having seen Ella because Zack saw t …

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Once, in a Town Called Moth

by Trilby Kent
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: emotions & feelings, marriage & divorce

The fish out of water story of a young Mennonite girl from Bolivia trying to find her way in a big city, for fans of Stephanie Oakes's The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly.

Ana is not your typical teenager. She grew up in a tiny Mennonite colony in Bolivia, from which her mother fled when Ana was a young girl. Now Ana and her father have also fled, and An …

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Smile

by Suzanne Craig-Whytock
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 11
tagged: general (see also headings under social themes), marriage & divorce, siblings

Cassandra Wilson's life is not easy. She has spent most of her teen years taking care of her younger brother Chris, working to help support her widowed mother, coping with high school and its pressures, and still grieving over the death of her beloved father. Her life begins to change once she learns that her mother has been lying to her about work …

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Turing Machinists

by M. E. Reid
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: music, marriage & divorce, disabilities & special needs

At seventeen, Del’s world seems to be falling apart. He’s managed his Asperger’s well, has a solid group of friends in his special needs class at school, and even manages to get by among people who don’t understand his brand of communication. But his parents are splitting up, and Del is certain he can save his family. To do it, he decides h …

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The Turing Machinists

by M. E. Reid
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: disabilities & special needs, music, marriage & divorce

At seventeen, Del’s world seems to be falling apart. He’s managed his Asperger’s well, has a solid group of friends in his special needs class at school, and even manages to get by among people who don’t understand his brand of communication. But his parents are splitting up, and Del is certain he can save his family. To do it, he decides h …

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I Don't Live Here Anymore

by Gabi Kreslehner, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: marriage & divorce, europe

Charlotte’s life is changed forever when her parents’ marriage breaks up, and Charlotte has to leave her beloved house and her old life behind. Then two very different boys cross her path, and a new emotion creeps into her sadness and anger — an emotion that is both confusing and sweet.

Charlotte falls in love with Carlo, tries to stay friends …

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Crash

by Lesley Choyce
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: homelessness & poverty, marriage & divorce

Just when sixteen-year-old Cameron thinks he's going to straighten out his troubled life, his parents break up and he ends up living on the street with his dog, Ozzie. He meets a girl named Mackenzie, who has been sleeping in a pup tent in the park. With her help, he tries to survive on the street and continue with school, despite the new challeng …

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