Teenagers

Blood Brothers

By S.A. Harazin

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With his best friend on life-support after taking drugs at a party, seventeen-year-old Clay, a medical technician, recalls their long friendship, future plans, and recent disagreement, and tries to figure out who is responsible for the accidental overdose.
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Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States

By Lori M. Carlson (editor)

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Teen Latino poets tell us, in English and in Spanish, who they are, where they are, and what their hopes are for the future.

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Partly Cloudy: Poems of Love and Longing

By Gary Soto

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Poet Gary Soto captures the voices of young people as they venture toward their first kiss, brood over bruised hearts, and feel the thrill of first love.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

By Christopher Paul Curtis

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When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head south from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up.
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Hit the Road

By Caroline B. Cooney

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Sixteen-year-old Brittany acts as chauffeur for her grandmother and three other eighty-plus-year-old women going to what is supposedly their college reunion, on a long drive that involves lies, theft, and kidnappings.
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No Right Turn

By Terry Trueman

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After three years of wanting only to be invisible, sixteen-year-old Jordan begins to recover from his father's suicide and start living again when a neighbor's vintage Corvette Stingray opens up new possibilities for him.
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An Abundance of Katherines

By John Green

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Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.
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Car Trouble

By Jeanne DuPrau

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Early one August morning, seventeen-year-old computer "nerd" Duff Pringle leaves Richmond, Virginia, in a newly-acquired used car and begins an unexpectedly convoluted journey to San Jose, California, and the job that awaits him there.
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Shift

By Jennifer Bradbury

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When best friends Chris and Win go on a cross country bicycle trek the summer after graduating and only one returns, the FBI wants to know what happened.
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