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Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Fourteen and Older
Brother, Brother Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596437432
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 30th, 2013

When the grandmother who raised him dies, Brother discovers that he has an identical twin.  What other family secrets will he uncover when they meet?


Cameron and the Girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547612157
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Published: Clarion Books - April 16th, 2013

Fourteen-year-old Cameron suffers from a less severe form of schizophrenia.  Struggling to reclaim his reality, he goes off his meds, choosing his hallucinations over sedation.


Chasing Shadows Cover Image
By Swati Avasthi, Craig Phillips (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375863424
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2013

Can their shared love of free-running and comic books help Corey's twin sister and his girlfriend solve and survive Corey's murder? 


Darius & Twig Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061728235
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Published: Amistad Press - April 23rd, 2013

In Harlem, two sixteen-year-old friends - a would-be author and a runner - strive to escape inner-city poverty and violence.


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Eleanor & Park Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250012579
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 26th, 2013

When a new girl, bullied for her weight and unconventional style, and a half-Korean boy who is into music and comics sit together on the bus, an unlikely romance develops.


Famous Last Words Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545639972
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Published: Point - September 30th, 2014

When sixteen-year-old Sam, an aspiring journalist, begins her internship at a local newspaper, she never expects that she'll be writing obituaries - or that several other surprises are in store.


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Fangirl Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250030955
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 10th, 2013

Twins Cath and Wren have always written fan fiction together.  Now in college, extrovert Wren wants independence while introvert Cath wants to continue hiding behind her stories.


Freakboy Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374324728
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - October 22nd, 2013

Brendan has a girlfriend, but more and more wants to be a girl and struggles to come to terms with what it all means.


Gadget Girl: The Art of Being Invisible Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781936846382
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Published: GemmaMedia - May 17th, 2013

Fourteen-year-old Aiko, an aspiring manga artist with cerebral palsy, dreams of meeting the father she has never known.


If You Find Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250021526
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Published: Griffin - March 26th, 2013

For years Carey and her sister lived hidden away in an abandoned camper in the woods.  Then their mentally ill mother disappears.  What will become of them?


Loud Awake and Lost Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385752725
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2013

After seventeen-year-old Ember barely survives a near-fatal car accident, she must overcome severe memory loss to piece together what happened.


The Milk of Birds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442446823
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2013

A correspondence between a fifteen-year-old Sudanese girl in a refugee camp and a fourteen-year-old American girl with learning disabilities has surprising results.


Nantucket Blue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781423160519
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 7th, 2013

Seventeen-year-old Cricket's dream of a summer on Nantucket gets derailed when tragedy strikes her best friend's family.  An unexpected love interest promises to turn the tide.


So Much It Hurts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781459801363
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - September 1st, 2013

A seventeen-year-old aspiring actress falls in love with an older man.  She makes excuses for his abusive behavior until she finally learns to "tender yourself more dearly".


Somebody Up There Hates You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616202606
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - September 3rd, 2013

In this hilarious and heartbreaking novel, Richie and Sylvie, two teenagers in hospice, don't let terminal illness stop them from living their last days to the fullest. 


A Trick of the Light Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062133083
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - June 18th, 2013

A voice inside his head is giving Mike advice on how to regain control of his life.  Should he listen to it?


God Got a Dog Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442465183
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 29th, 2013

God lives as various people reflecting a diversity of human experience and the little bit of divinity in everyone.  Told in free verse. 


Indivisible Poems for Social Justice Cover Image
By Gail Bush (Editor), Randy Meyer (Editor)
$14.60
ISBN: 9781603574174
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Published: Norwood House Press - January 15th, 2013

The America of high ideals and harsh realities is depicted in diverse poetic styles.