Best Books of 2013 for Fourteen and Older

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Fourteen and Older

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Burning Blue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803738157
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Published: Dial Books - October 25th, 2012

Jay, embarrassed by epilepsy, and Nicole, her face scarred by an unknown acid-throwing assailant, form a friendship and discover truths about themselves while solving the crime. (14-17)

 


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The Butterfly Clues Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781606842638
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Published: Egmontusa - February 14th, 2012

Continuing her compulsive behavior, Lo becomes obsessed with finding the killer of a murder she witnesses. (14-16)
 


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The Girl in the Park Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375868436
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - April 24th, 2012

A teenager born with a cleft palate finds self-confidence and courage when she is compelled to solve the murder of her high school friend. (14-17)

 


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Seize the Storm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374367053
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - June 5th, 2012

Sailing with her family to Hawaii, seventeen-year-old Susannah confronts criminals intent on recovering the cash from their illegal operations. (14-17)

 


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The Turning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061999666
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Published: HarperTeen - September 25th, 2012

Jack’s summer job on an isolated island taking care of two unusual children becomes a confusing, unresolved nightmare of ghosts and a past tragedy. (13-16)

 


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Diverse Energies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781600608872
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Published: Tu Books - October 15th, 2012

In these futuristic stories, a diverse group of students, street kids, and child laborers are pitted against their environments and governments as they seek answers in their dystopian worlds. (14-16)


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Girl Meets Boy: Because There Are Two Sides to Every Story Cover Image
By Kelly Milner Halls (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781452102641
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Published: Chronicle Books - December 28th, 2011

Six short stories written by young adult authors describe the different perspectives of diverse romantic relationships from the boy-girl point of view. (15-18)


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