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Names in a Jar

by Jennifer Gold
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: holocaust, adoption, siblings

Twelve-year-old Anna Krawitz is imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto with her older sister, Lina, and their father. Happy days spent reading about anatomy and science in Papa’s bookshop are long gone, and the knowledge they have is used to help their neighbors through the illnesses caused by starvation and war.

With no hope in sight and supplies dwindl …

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Wings of Shadow

by Nicki Pau Preto
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 99
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: epic, siblings

In the heart-stopping finale to the Crown of Feathers trilogy, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake calls “absolutely unforgettable,” Veronyka must face her most devastating enemy yet: her own sister.

I had a sister, once…
Veronyka is no longer an orphaned stable boy or a nameless Phoenix Rider apprentice: she is the daugh …

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Munro vs. the Coyote

by Darren Groth
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: disabilities & special needs, siblings, australia & oceania

Since the sudden death of his younger sister, Evie, sixteen-year-old Munro Maddux has been having flashbacks and anger-management issues. He has a constant ache in his right hand. And there's a taunting, barking, biting voice he calls "the Coyote." Munro knows a six-month student exchange will not be the stuff of teenage dreams, but in Brisbane he …

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Heart of Flames

by Nicki Pau Preto
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 12 to 99
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: epic, siblings

Veronyka, Tristan, and Sev must stop the advancing empire from destroying the Phoenix Riders in this fiery sequel to Crown of Feathers, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake calls “absolutely unforgettable!”

You are a daughter of queens.
The world is balanced on the edge of a knife, and war is almost certain between the empir …

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Blood Sport

by Tash McAdam
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: lgbt, law & crime, siblings

? “This book checks all the boxes of a hi-lo text. It has an exciting hook, a modern teen worldview, and is at a lower reading level...A must-buy for libraries looking for diverse and compelling hi-lo books.” —School Library Journal, starred review
Jason is sure his sister, Becca, was murdered, but he’s the only one who thinks so. After fi …

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This Golden Flame

by Emily Victoria
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: epic, lgbt, siblings

Orphaned and forced to serve her country’s ruling group of scribes, Karis wants nothing more than to find her brother, long ago shipped away. But family bonds don’t matter to the Scriptorium, whose sole focus is unlocking the magic of an ancient automaton army.

In her search for her brother, Karis does the seemingly impossible—she awakens a hi …

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On the Spectrum

by Jennifer Gold, read by Shauna Haracka
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: eating disorders & body image, disabilities & special needs, siblings

 

The unexpected responsibility of caring for her autistic brother during her summer in Paris turns out to be just the adventure that Clara needed.

Growing up in the shadow of a famous mother, Clara has never felt good about her body. Now, at sixteen, she has an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. After a social media disaster, she decides to es …

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Double or Nothing

by Brooke Carter
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: siblings, mental illness, college & university

Ester "Essie" Tomasi is a genius. She got an early entrance scholarship to university and at eighteen years old is already in her second year of pre-med. But Essie also struggles with a dark secret: she has a serious gambling problem. She is falling deeper and deeper into debt, struggling to keep up with her heavy course load and unable to make ev …

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Heart Sister

by Michael F. Stewart
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, film, siblings

After his twin sister, Minnie, dies in an accident, Emmitt's world goes sideways. He’s lost his best friend and it feels like the family is falling apart without her. But Minnie was an organ donor and Emmitt soon receives an anonymous thank you letter from one of the transplant recipients. Inspiration strikes, and he decides to try and put his si …

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