2006 - 07
After falling in love with an unlikely boy, Marissa finds
that staying out of trouble and on her diet isn't so difficult.
Marcus Sedgewick, 293p
If you can see the future, does that mean you can change it? Alexandria
tries to outsmart fate when she foresees the death of her brother who is a
British soldier during WW I.
Rash. Pete Hautman, 249p
How safe is too safe? Jail time for road rage? Running track without
knee pads? Arrested for not taking anti-rage medication? High school student
Bo tries to live a normal teenage life in the United Safer States of America
Autobiography of My Dead Brother.
Dean Myers, 224p
Jesse, a young cartoonist, uses his creative
talents to try and convince his best friend,
Rise, to stay away from gangs and drug dealing.
off the Boat. Melissa De La Cruz
242p Vicenza and her family
just moved to San Francisco, CA from the Philippines and she is struggling
to fit in. She e-mails her experiences to a friend back home about her fancy
private school, snooty classmates, potential romances, and shopping sprees
at the local mall.
Freshmen Never Lie.
David Lubar 279p
Scott starts freshman year at the same time his mother announces she is
pregnant. Overwhelmed, Scott journals the highs and lows of his freshman
year as a manual for his new sibling.
Dead Connection. Charlie
Murray, a boy who can communicate with the dead,
finds himself as both a suspect and detective in a local
missing persons case. Murray meets some interesting
and suspicious characters as the mystery unfolds and
a murderer is apprehended.
Self-proclaimed 'good guy',
Keir attempts to make sense of events on graduation night and struggles to
understand how two people can see the same event so differently. Meanwhile,
Gigi, his childhood friend struggles to cope with the same events and force
Keir to see it through her eyes.
Realistic fiction/date rape
Barbara Haworth-Attord 200p
Dylan is on the street, tired, hungry and lonely. Unlike the other
homeless teens he meets, Dylan didn't run away from home. He was kicked out.
Is Dylan strong enough to survive on the streets without falling into
Different Kind of Heat.
Anthony Pagliarulo, 179p
Luz Cordero saw her brother get shot. Now
she is in a home for boys and girls trying to
manage the rage the burns inside her at the cop who murdered her brother.
Can she put the past behind her and move on?
Lord Loss. Darren Shan, 233p
From the author of Cirque du Freak, comes the beginning of the Demonata
series in which Grubbs Grady takes on a demon master to avenge the bloody
death of his parents and sister and to save his half-brother and himself.
Me. An Na, 169p
Straight A's, junior class president, Harvard-bound, 17-year-old Mina is
the perfect daughter of Korean-American immigrants. Or is she? Mina
struggles to live up to her mother's expectations while working at the
family business and looking out for her younger sister.
Lubchenko. Michael Simmons, 280p
Evan is the smart-talking, spoiled son of a millionaire who steals
electronics from his father's office to put cash in his pocket. After his
father's arrest for the murder of an employee, Evan realizes he swiped a
laptop that would clear him. He sets out on a transatlantic spree to find
information to clear his father of murder and himself of theft.
Terry Trueman, 165p
After tragedy strikes his family, the only thing that makes Jordan feel
better is driving a 1976 Corvette. The problem is that Jordan doesn't own
the car he desires to drive.
E.R. Frank, 247p
A drunk-driving accident permanently changes the lives of several
families. Anna was the 16 year-old driver of the car that killed her
brother's girlfriend Cameron. Can therapy help Anna and her family to heal
after such a horrendous tragedy?
Run. Michael Coleman, 199p
While fleeing a botched car burglary, Luke stops to save the life of a
young girl. He avoids a jail sentence by accepting a community service
assignment to help train the young blind girl, Jodi, for the London
Marathon. As Jodi and Luke become friends, he begins to regret his criminal