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ASHES (THE SEEDS OF AMERICA TRILOGY)

ASHES
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Anderson
Author's First Name: 
Laurie Halse
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster (Atheneum)
Publication Month: 
October
Publication Date: 
10/4/2016

 In the conclusion to the Seeds of America trilogy, American and French soldiers prepare to lay siege to the British army at Yorktown as Isabel and Curzon set out to rescue Isabel's sister Ruth from slavery. The final days of the Revolution are seen through the eyes of characters readers have come to love.

MY LIFE WITH THE LIARS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Carter
Author's First Name: 
Caela
Publisher: 
HarperCollins
Publication Month: 
March
Publication Date: 
3/8/16

 Ten days before her 13th birthday, Zylynn is plucked from The Children Inside the Light and made to live with a man claiming to be her father. Told through the eyes of a confused child, this is a thought-provoking story about family and cults.

THE SEVENTH MOST IMPORTANT THING

Seventh Most Important Thing
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Pearsall
Author's First Name: 
Shelley
Publisher: 
Penguin (Knopf/ Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 In 1963 Washington D.C. Arthur Owens is angry and confused as he struggles to come to terms with the death of his dad and his community service with the local Junk Man. Inspired by the work of American folk artist James Hampton.

I AM PRINCESS X

I Am Princess X
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Priest
Author's First Name: 
Cherie
Publisher: 
Scholastic (Arthur A. Levine)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Mini-chapters in comic format propel this mystery-thriller towards the heart pounding climax as May pursues graffiti featuring a katana-wielding heroine she and her long lost best friend dreamt up in fifth grade.

SUNNY SIDE UP

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Holm
Author's First Name: 
Jennifer
Second Author's First Name: 
Holm
Second Author's Last Name: 
Matthew
Illustrator's First Name: 
Matthew
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Holm
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 A summer in Florida should mean Disney World; instead Sunny gets boring errands with her grandfather far from her troubled family. Hopeful and humorous graphic historical fiction with a 1970s setting.

THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Holm
Author's First Name: 
Jennifer
Publisher: 
Random House
Publication Date: 
2014

Ellie's grandfather is a teenager, again. Even more humorous than dealing with newfound everlasting youth are the struggles of attending middle school. Science and philosophy on life and death are seamlessly woven into this lighthearted tale.

BETTER NATE THAN EVER

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Federle
Author's First Name: 
Tim
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster BFYR
Publication Date: 
2013

With help from his “BFF” Libby, thirteen-year-old Nate endeavors to escape his small town to audition on Broadway, resulting in hilarious misadventures and poignant self-discovery. Undercurrents of age-appropriate sexual identity, bullying, and family problems, fuel this well-paced plot.

LIAR & SPY

Liar & Spy
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stead
Author's First Name: 
Rebecca
Publisher: 
Wendy Lamb
Publication Date: 
2012

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