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I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda, and Liz Welch
This was one of the best books I read this summer.  It evoked so many emotions in me.  I laughed, I cried, I screamed, I cheered, I could not put this book down.  I highly recommend it. Caitlin, a seventh grader, at the time the book begins, is gi (More)
Watch Me by Norah McClintock
I read Watch Me through TumbleBook Cloud which can be accessed through LCPSGO Library Resources. Kaz only has one friend, Drew.  Everyone else makes fun of him because he has scars on his face and he is dumb.  His scars are from saving his dad fro (More)
Warcross by Marie Lu
I have to say I was not thrilled to read a book centered around gaming but Warcross exceeded my expectations.  This book was fabulous!  It is an action pack story about a teenage hacker, Emika Chen, an orphan who works as a bounty hunter taking dow (More)
A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
This book should be read by all as it is honest and raw.  Shirin is a Muslim American teenager trying to live in the world after 9/11.  The hurt, constant ridicule, and racism she faces leaves her angry and closed off to others.  She finds solace in (More)
Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik
This is a heartwarming book about sibling relationships.  Chloe has decided that her older sister Ivy, who is autistic, needs a boyfriend and Chloe has the perfect boy in mind.  She fixes her sister up with Ethan, a boy from Ivy's class.  The pro (More)
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
This book is a cute romance story about Natasha and Daniel who meet, then meet again.  Natasha is being deported back to Jamaica for something stupid her father did.  Daniel is American Korean who just wants to live his own life but his parents have (More)
Solo by Kwame Alexander
Solo is written in verse like many of Kwame Alexander's books and is Blade's story.  Blade is a high school senior and the son of rockstar, Rutherford, so he has everything he can ask for, a nice house, a nice car, musical talent, and even a girl fri (More)
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens by Becky Albertalli
Simon is a sixteen year old boy who is gay but he is not ready to tell anyone. He befriends another boy on anonymous Tumblr page who happens to go to his school and is gay also. Blue and Simon get to know each other through emails back and forth. One (More)
The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt
This book is told in alternating voice between Gretchen and Phoenix.  Gretchen is a high school senior whose life changed when she was attacked after leaving work one evening.  She suffers from PTSD and has panic attacks leaving her unable to do most (More)
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
After hearing Alan Gratz speak at a librarian conference about his book Prisoner B-3087, I could not wait to read the book.  Prisoner B-3087, is the fictionalized story of Jack (Yanek) Gruener's life.  Yanek survived 10 concentration camps during WWI (More)
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