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BISAC Subject YAF018000

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

Fall 2018

A Noble Cause

Grade 6 - Grade 12

For as long as she can remember, Alix has dreamed of being a pop star. But near her eighteenth birthday, she learns she is already famous--her parents, who died long ago, were members of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Becoming Prince Charming

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Seventeen-year-old Mason is content with his slacker lifestyle. That is, until he learns his absentee mother is a member of the Evonian royal family. Suddenly, everything changes--Mason… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Better Than Picture Perfect

Grade 6 - Grade 12

The Sharp sisters are bold, bright, sassy, stylin', and fierce. As the daughters of mayoral candidate Stanley Sharp, all eyes are on them as they attend high school. Every choice they make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beyond Crazy

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Being in a band is Stelle's salvation. It is her escape from the chaotic clutter at home and her mother's depression. Even though she is able to lose herself for a few hours, pounding away on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bridge

Grade 6 - Grade 12

José can't keep up. As the only English speaker in a family of undocumented immigrants, he handles everything from taking family members to the doctor to bargaining with the landlord. Plus he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Circle the Truth

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Strange things are happening in Rith's house at night. First a spiral staircase replaces the regular stairs. The new stairs lead to a living room that isn't his, a cat that isn't his either… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [E]

Dead to Me

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Ever since Logan found out that his uncle was involved in the accident that killed Logan's dad, he's been full of resentment. He cuts his uncle out of his life and finds that being reckless… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Doing Right

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Every adult wants to give DeQuin advice. His father, who's serving a life sentence, thinks DeQuin needs to toughen up. His uncle wants DeQuin to work hard and keep his head down. Then there's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Family Business

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Mel has never known who her father is. When she finds out he's a member of the Evonian royal family, she's stunned but eager to meet him. Mel goes to visit him in his European home country… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Get Happy

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Minerva has been raised by her single mother after her father left them. On her 17th birthday, she is shocked to discover that he has been trying to keep in touch, and that her mother has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Guarding Secrets

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Everyone has secrets in high school. But no one has a secret quite like Camila Hernandez's… For as long as Camila can remember, her mother has been in prison. And Camila has tried to make su Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Guitar Notes

Grade 7 - Grade 12

On odd days, Tripp uses a school practice room to let loose on a borrowed guitar. Eyes closed, strumming that beat-up instrument, Tripp escapes to a world where only the music… On eve Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Icing on the Cake

Grade 6 - Grade 12

The Sharp sisters are bold, bright, sassy, stylin', and fierce. As the daughters of mayoral candidate Stanley Sharp, all eyes are on them as they attend high school. Every choice they make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Infandous

Grade 8 - Grade 12

"Once there was a mermaid who dared to love a wolf. Her love for him was so sudden and so fierce that it tore her tail into legs… Sephora Golding lives in the shadow of her unbelievably bea Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Locked Out

Series

This urban fiction series features diverse characters and is set in cities around the US. Locked Out explores the complex ways that parental incarceration affects teens, from physical absence… Read More →

Lorimer SideStreets

Series

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female… Read More →

Fall 2018

Lorimer SideStreets: New for Fall 2018

Series

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female… Read More →

Make Something of It

Grade 6 - Grade 12

The Sharp sisters are bold, bright, sassy, stylin', and fierce. As the daughters of mayoral candidate Stanley Sharp, all eyes are on them as they attend high school. Every choice they make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Next in Line

Grade 6 - Grade 12

It's junior year and Carly's been worried about what she'll do after graduating from high school. That is, until she learns that she's a member of the Evonian royal family and will someday be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Paper Butterflies

Grade 7 - Grade 12

June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one--and a secret one. Not even her dad knows the truth, and she can't find the words to tell anyone else. She's trapped like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Raising Heaven

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Deja's mom has never been there when Deja needed her. She's lied, run off, and gotten into trouble with the law more times than anyone can count. She always promises to change―and always… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Returning to Normal

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Life is looking up for Xavier. Things are good with Jennie, his baseball coach believes in him, he's earned the role of closer, and his dad's coming home after serving ten years… But making Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Returning to Shore

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Her mother's third marriage is only hours old when all hope for Clare's fifteenth summer fades. Before she knows it, Clare is whisked away to some ancient cottage on a tiny marsh island on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Royal Pain

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Noah's grandfather dies, he finds out that there is much more to this mysterious side of his family than he's ever known--Noah belongs to the royal family of the European country of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: [Fic]