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Blood Sport

by Tash McAdam
edition: Paperback
  • 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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Overdrive

by Eric Walters
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook Audiobook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime, death & dying

Jake has finally got his driver's license, and tonight he has his brother's car as well. He and his friend Mickey take the car out and cruise the strip. When they challenge another driver to a street race, a disastrous chain reaction causes an accident. Jake and Mickey leave the scene, trying to convince themselves they were not involved. Jake find …

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Truth

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime, violence, mysteries & detective stories

When an adult neighbor is brutally murdered during a high-school house party, everyone in school seems to have an idea who did it, but no one will go to the police. Jen was there and saw the body and she has her own ideas about who is responsible. As a reporter for the school TV show, she decides to try and uncover the truth and discover if a class …

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Back

by Norah McClintock
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime, violence, city & town life

Jojo's back, released from jail, and people are tense and afraid all over again. They wonder if his friends will start showing up again. They wonder if they'll be walking down the street one day and they'll run into Jojo and Jojo will give them attitude or shove them around, just for fun. Jojo's friends have a way of making it hard--really hard--on …

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Tell

by Norah McClintock
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime, blended families, mysteries & detective stories

When his step-father Phil is shot dead in an apparent robbery, David becomes the prime suspect. Where was David that night, and what does he know about Phil?

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Easy Street

by Jeff Ross
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: siblings, music, law & crime

Three years ago Rob’s brother, Adam, was sent to jail for his part in the death of a girl who overdosed at a rave. But now that he has been released, Rob hopes that things can go back to the way they used to be. He soon realizes this is impossible. His brother has changed, the times have changed, and Rob has changed.

Adam tells his mom and brother …

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Larkin on the Shore

by Jean Mills
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: law & crime, coming of age, mysteries & detective stories

Larkin Day is a messed up 16-year-old. She just escaped a nasty year in high school to spend summer with her grandmother in seaside Nova Scotia. It's the perfect setting to seek healing by putting all her energies into a local café project. If you're hurting, she learns, one of the best solutions is to invest yourself in something that can make yo …

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