The Year We Disappeared: Shiver
a Father-Daughter Memoir
by Cylin Busby by Maggie Stiefvater
Father and daughter, Cylin and John Busby, share In all the years she has watched the wolves in the
their memories of the challenges they faced after woods behind her house, Grace has been
their family was forced to go into hiding in order to particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf
protect themselves from a killer who had already who, in his turn, has been watching her with
shot John, a police officer, once and was increasing intensity.
determined to finish the job.
The Orange Houses
by Paul Griffin
by Laurie Halse Anderson
Tamika, a fifteen-year-old hearing-impaired girl,
Jimmi, an eighteen-year-old veteran who stopped
Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best taking his antipsychotic medication, and sixteen-
friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with year-old Fatima, an illegal immigrant from Africa,
the same disorder. meet and connect in their Bronx, New York,
neighborhood, with devastating results.
King of Screwups
North of Beautiful
by K.L. Going
by Justina Chen Headley
FIC HEA Liam Geller is one of the most popular boys in
Terra, a sensitive, artistic high school senior born school but can't seem to do anything right in the
with a facial port-wine stain, struggles with issues of eyes of his father; so he goes to live with his
inner and outer beauty with the help of her Goth homosexual, rocker uncle who helps him to
classmate Jacob. understand that there is much more to him than his
father will ever see.
Muchacho Jerk California
by LouAnne Johnson by Jonathan Friesen
Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather
Living in a neighborhood of drug dealers and gangs who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his
in New Mexico, high school junior Eddie Corazon, a small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip
juvenile delinquent-in-training, falls in love with a designed to help him discover the truth about his
girl who inspires him to rethink his life and his life.
If I Stay The Forest of Hands and
by Gayle Forman
by Carrie Ryan
While in a coma following an automobile accident
Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary
that killed her parents and younger brother,
seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what
seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weights
lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding
whether to live with her grief or join her family in
forest, where dwell the Unconsecrated, aggressive
flesh-eating people who were once dead.
by Sherri L. Smith
by Nina LaCour
During World War II, a light-skinned African
Caitlin wrestles with her feelings of devastation and
American girl "passes" for white in order to join the
helplessness after her friend Ingrid commits suicide,
Women Airforce Service Pilots.
and she turns to her family and newfound friends
for help while encountering love, broadening her
horizons, and using Ingrid's journal to heal.
Dream Factory Carter Finally gets It
by Brad Barkley + by Brent Crawford
Awkward freshman Will Carter endures many
After the character actors at Disney World go on painful moments during his first year of high school
strike, teenagers Ella, Luke, and Cassie replace before realizing that nothing good comes easily,
them, giving them an opportunity to learn about the focus is everything, and the payoff is usually
amusement park and themselves. incredible.
The Disreputable History of Frankie Burn
by Suzanne Phillips
by E. Lockhart.
Frankie Landau-Banks attempts to take over a Bullied constantly during his freshman year in high
secret, all-male society at her exclusive prep school, school, Cameron's anger and isolation grows,
and her antics with the group soon draw some leading to deadly consequences.
unlikely attention and have unexpected
consequences that could change her life forever.
by Robin Wasserman by Graham McNamee
Lia Kahn's family pays for the most advanced Four high school students face off against a soul-
medical technology to save her when her body is stealing beast that has been making young people
devastated in a horrible accident, but when the disappear from their small Ontario, Canada, town
operations are complete, Lia remains alive but her for centuries.
body does not.
by Amy Efaw
by Michael Harmon
Forced to leave Los Angeles for life in a quiet Devon Davenport is a straight-A student and
California wine town with a father she has never prominent player on her school's soccer team, but
known, rebellious sixteen-year-old Poe Holly rails when she is linked to an abandoned baby found in
against a high school system that allows elite the trash she is accused of attempted murder.
students special privileges and tolerates bullying of
those who are different.