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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)
Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll
Unclaimed Baggage is such a cute and fun read.  It centers around the Unclaimed Baggage store and three teenagers who work at the store.  The three are vasily different and a bit lost, like the luggage contents they sell in the store. Doris, a tow (More)
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Again, I read this book for book club.  I am curious to see what the group though of it, as for me there were parts of the book I really liked but then there were others not so much.  I feel like John Green tried to mesh two story-lines together (More)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
What a powerful book with an important message for anyone in Melinda's situation - SPEAK!! Anderson does a wonderful job capturing Melinda's emotions, anxiety, depression, and isolation. High school can be tough on it's own but with Melinda's situati (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)
Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen
This book is written in verse and follows Mira through what should be a carefree senior year of high school, however her world is turned upside down when she finds out her parents have an open marriage and that her dad has AIDS. This books is set in (More)
The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice
Grab your tissue box.  Ruth Ann (Roo) answers  a text message while driving.  Her car flips and she ends up in the hospital.  Paralzed and unable to speak she is trapped in her own body.  Her sister Mathilda (Tilly) is the one who sent the text.  (More)
orbiting jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
This is a heartbreaking story about a boy named Joseph who moves in as a foster child with Jack and his family. It is also a story of friendship and what it means to have someone's back. The book is a quick read and as the story progresses the reader (More)
Monster by Walter Dean Myer
Monster is a great book for those of you who do not like to read or reading is not your favorite thing to do.  This book is written in a movie screenplay format by the main character Steve Harmon.  Interjected into the screenplay are diary entrie (More)
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