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Stranger

Brown, Rachel Manija, and Sherwood Smith. Stranger. New York: Viking, 2014. Stranger is genre-crossing, told from five separate points of view, and written in collaboration by two writers, but there’s nothing rambling or uneven about it. In fact, the excellent … Continue reading

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The Great American Whatever

Federle, Tim. The Great American Whatever. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. Sixteen-year-old Quinn lives screenwriting. Every conversation is dialog; every movement is stage direction. He has been writing movies for years and his ambition is to win a screenplay … Continue reading

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More Happy Than Not

Silvera, Adam. 2015. More Happy Than Not. New York: Soho Teen. A new memory-relief institute has opened in the Bronx, and trauma victims, grieving parents, and schizophrenics are finally able to achieve respite from troubling memories. Aaron Soto is skeptical … Continue reading

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The Darkest Part of the Forest

Black, Holly. 2015. The Darkest Part of the Forest. New York: Little, Brown and Company. In this charming fantasy story, teen siblings Hazel and Ben negotiate romantic relationships, magical bargains, and pending adulthood in the dual worlds of Fairfold and … Continue reading

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Playing a Part

Wilke, Daria. 2015. Playing a Part (translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz). New York: Scholastic.

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This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids

Owens-Reid, Dannielle & Kristin Russo. 2014. This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids: A Question & Answer Guide to Everyday Life. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Coming out to parents is a significant event for LGBTQ folks—potentially fraught, often … Continue reading

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