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Fall 2019

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835
Fall 2019

Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants

Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 599.638
Fall 2019

Gun Violence: Fighting for Our Lives and Our Rights

In early 2018, teen-led March for Our lives events across the United States protested gun violence, demanded change to save lives, and registered voters toward that end. This authoritative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 363.330973
Fall 2019

Panic

A page-turning story about a teen's struggle to overcome her fears on her quest for truth, strength, and stardom. Madelaine loves music, loves the stage, and loves performing. When she finds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens

Teen life is hard enough, but for teens who are LGBTQ, it can be even harder. When do you decide to come out? Will your friends accept you? And how do you meet people to date? Queer is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 306.76/6
Fall 2019

Topside

A wild outer-space fantasy about fixing your mistakes and the friends you meet along the way. When Jo, a headstrong maintenance technician, makes an error that destabilizes her planet's core… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

Debunk It! Fake News Edition: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. In this second… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 121
Fall 2019

Stage Dreams

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Fall 2019

The Dozier School for Boys: Forensics, Survivors, and a Painful Past

Some true crimes reveal themselves in bits and pieces over time. One such case is the Florida School for Boys, a.k.a. the Dozier School, a place where—rather than reforming the children in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 365/.975993
Fall 2019

The Truth Is

A Bustle Book Club Selection A powerful exploration of love, identity, and self-worth through the eyes of a fierce, questioning Puerto Rican teen. Fifteen-year-old Verdad doesn't think she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Marie Curie: A Life of Discovery

In her intensely researched, inventively drawn exploration of Marie Curie's life, artist Alice Milani follows the celebrated Polish scientist from Curie's time as a struggling governess to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 540.92 [B]
Fall 2019

Mindfulness and Meditation: Handling Life with a Calm and Focused Mind

From hormones to homework, parents to peers, health issues to bad habits, life can be a pressure cooker leading to anxiety and even thoughts of suicide. How can we find relief? Author Whitney… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 155.5/182
Fall 2019

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito

As a child growing up in Malaysia, Shing Yin Khor had two very different ideas of what "America" meant. The first looked a lot like Hollywood, full of beautiful people, sunlight, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 917.804/34
Fall 2019

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 324.6/230973
Fall 2019

Detained

From the Series AI High

After getting caught while vandalizing his school, Max, an android student, is sent to detention. Tensions run high between the androids and humans there, but when a human boy, Oliver, stands… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Family Ties

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. Julie's family is very much anti-android. Her parents don't want androids in her school or even in their town… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Star-Crossed

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. When Alyssa, a human, and Reid, an android, are partnered to work on a class project, neither is happy. They’ve… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Team Player

From the Series AI High

When android teens join humans in high school, nothing will ever be the same. After years of hard work, Danny is finally the starting quarterback for the Fitzgerald Flash. But his senior… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Ghost Runner

From the Series League of the Paranormal

There's more than just team superstition at play here. Ollie's best friend, Nate, has always been one step ahead of him—literally—on their cross country team. At the start of senior year… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Paranormal Playbook

From the Series League of the Paranormal

No matter how hard they work, Mary Joy's basketball team can't win a game. But after one of their losses, she and some of her teammates find an old playbook. They use a few of the new plays… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Rookie Trap

From the Series League of the Paranormal

Molly is thrilled when she makes the varsity soccer team. One day before practice, the coach asks her to grab something from the equipment shed, which is on the other side of the school. On… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

The Team Curse

From the Series League of the Paranormal

For as long as Isaac could remember, the Middleton High baseball team hasn't won a single game. So when he tries out as a sophomore and makes the team, he's excited but not surprised. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Cold Grab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Angelo moved to Toronto from the Philippines to join his mother, who has been living and working in Canada for most of his life. Adjusting to a new country isn't easy, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Locked Up

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When he was fifteen, Kevin took a car for a joyride and got in an accident that seriously injured a pedestrian. Now known as "Strider" in juvie, he has spent more than two years incarcerated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]