Discussion of the above book with the author, illustrator and Georgetown Law Professor Emerita, moderated by our own Deborah Taylor. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Mary 3, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. No RSVP needed unless you want to bring a group of children. Then please respond to: Monica Valentine, email@example.com, 202-707-1950.
This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.
16-year-old Aidan is being abused by his priest, Father Greg, a man Aidan has long admired. Hauntingly tragic and appropriately claustrophobic, Kiely's beautifully written novel on a difficult subject is geared for older teens.
At sixteen, formerly inseparable twins Noah and Jude have stopped speaking to each other after a horrific accident. Their alternating voices tell how they begin to heal by sharing their lives and art again. A powerful story of sibling love and rivalry.
Mitchell offers a searing look at the events of June 1964, including vivid portraits of the three young adults who lost their lives attempting to secure the vote for all, a look at the decades-long investigations and trials, and an examination of the evolution of racism in Mississippi to the present day.
Cadence struggles to remember what happened her fifteenth summer two years ago when an accident occurred to change everything on her wealthy family’s private island off of Cape Cod. A captivating mystery.
Five years after freezing his head before death, Travis Coates is back with someone else's body. He’s is ready to restart his life, but…everyone else kept living. A humorous story about losing your head and getting it back again.
The amazing women who enlisted and served in the Philippines during World War II came with nursing skills, ball gowns and golf clubs. They provided invaluable medical assistance to the US troops, and suffered alongside them during internment in Japanese POW camps.
After five years on the road Hayley must deal with her own painful memories as the daughter of a veteran and struggles to balance senior year in high school, graduation and new romance along with taking care of her father.