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.
Armed with his grandfather's Nazi pistol, Leonard decides to celebrate his eighteenth birthday by killing Asher Beal, former best friend turned bully. However, before killing Asher and himself, Leonard wants to thank his elderly neighbor and others for their kindnesses.
An unlikely friendship blossoms between Virginia teen K.C. and Darfur refuge Nawra as they exchange letters. K.C. hears the horrors that Nawra has endured and overlooks her own difficulties to try to help Nawra.
Ryan Dean, stalwart player on his boarding school rugby team, worries about an older girl, a witchy teacher, and a gay teammate. Hilarious, ferocious, and ultimately heartbreaking, Ryan’s story uncovers unexpected depth.
Danielle, a senior at a school for learning disabilities, tries to cope with her doubts about social status and body image. Funny, poignant, and honest, Danielle manages to make herself an outcast before she finds a helping friend.
An influx of Islamic Somali refugees rocks predominantly French Catholic Enniston, Maine. Popular high school soccer team captain, Tom Bouchard, expands his cultural awareness as adults and students clash in the community, in the classroom, and on the soccer field.
Abducted Carey and Janessa hide from the world trying to cope during their mother’s absences. After a social worker discovers them and returns them to their father, the lies Carey’s mother told her about their father continue to haunt her.
Tim is a 17 year old albino, who is a senior year transfer to a co-ed prep school. He meets the school's "it" girl Vanessa on his travels to this school, setting up a love triangle with the school's alpha male. Tim is doomed to be an outsider because of his appearance, but this relationship only makes things harder for him. 14 and Up. Kathie Weinberg
Prep-school senior Duncan discovers CDs that Tim, the previous occupant of his room, had recorded about his senior-year love triangle. In a dual narrative, Duncan tries to adapt Tim’s story for his senior paper on the nature of tragedy.