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BISAC Subject YAF058110

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

A 52-Hertz Whale

Grade 8 - Grade 12

"It appears to be the only individual emitting a call at this frequency and hence, has been described as the world's loneliest whale."—Wikipedia… So here's how it all starts: James, a high sch Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Terrible Secret

Grade 9 - Grade 12

On the only morning of the year that Maggie Alexander sat down to breakfast with her mother, her father and her brother, she wanted to run away. Run away from her house, from her family, from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Always Faithful

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Having a parent return from military duty is a dream come true. But sometimes, coming home comes with… For Rosie, life is nearly perfect. She has the perfect ROTC boyfriend and perfe Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Barrier

Grade 6 - Grade 12

When Jessica is diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, she finally understands why her best friend is her dog and why she breaks out in a sweat whenever she interacts with others. She hopes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • 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]

Brooklyn, Burning

Grade 9 - Grade 12

When you're sixteen and no one understands who you are, sometimes the only choice left is to run. If you're lucky, you find a place that accepts you, no questions asked. And if you're really… Read More →

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

Controlled

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Rachel's junior year is going to be perfect—she's taking AP classes, is first-chair viola, and is busy planning her college visits. Then Misty, Rachel's wild and unpredictable cousin, lands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • 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]

Every Move

Grade 9 - Grade 12

It begins with a chance encounter: teenage Emily and her friends come to the aid of a stranger who is being bullied by a gang. Emily forgets about the incident, but the young man she helped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Friend or Foe

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Do the crime, do the time behind bars. But once you've been in, it can be tough to stay… Ian's band is finally taking off. But the band's front man and Ian's best friend, Orlando, can't c Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • 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]

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]

Last Night at the Circle Cinema

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Olivia, Bertucci, and Codman were the trio no one else in high school could quite figure out, an impenetrable triangle of friendship. Now they're graduating and about to start new lives away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Life on Earth

Series

A sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi. A group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a classmate's… Read More →

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 Real Love

Series

Real Love is a new collection of high/low YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love… Read More →

Fall 2018

Lorimer Real Love: New for Fall 2018

Series

Real Love is a new collection of high/low YA novels that focus on realistic teen relationships. The novels feature diverse teen characters in contemporary settings as they experience love… 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 →

Losing It

Grade 9 - Grade 12

A travesty. A violation. An ecstasy. A disappointment. An instant. A lie. A theft. A rite of passage. Whatever you call it, there's only one first time… A.S. King, Melvin Burgess, Keith Gray Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Losing the Girl: Book 1

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Claudia Jones is missing. Her classmates are thinking the worst . . . or at least the weirdest. It couldn't be an alien abduction, right?… None of Claudia's classmates at Blithedale High know Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Love Is Love

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Insecure about her body and unhappy at home, Emmy will do anything to be liked. But after rumors spread about her sexual experience, Emmy leaves her hometown to stay with family in Vancouver… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Outburst

Grade 6 - Grade 12

After serving time for assault, Jada lands in foster care and a new school to try to turn her life around. She knows she has to control her bursts of anger if she wants to go home to her mom… Read More →

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

Overexposed

Grade 6 - Grade 12

"Send me a pic?" Daisy Garcia's not afraid of putting on a show. So when her boyfriend Simon asks Daisy for some sexy pictures, she sends him a couple. But when Daisy and Simon have a bad… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]