Tag Archives: High School Audience

About a Girl

McCarry, Sarah. About a Girl. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2015. Tally is a multiracial girl who wants to be an astronomer. She is extremely gifted and has excelled in school. She has three adoptive parents who dote on her … Continue reading

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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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Two Boys Kissing

Levithan, David. 2013. Two Boys Kissing. New York: Alfred A Knopf. In this YA novel by the prolific David Levithan, we follow three couples and one individual through a few days of their lives. Peter and Neil have been dating … Continue reading

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None of the Above

Gregorio, I.W. 2015. None of the Above. New York: Balzer + Bray. Kristin just turned 18 and her life is going pretty great so far. She has two wonderful best friends and a gorgeous and loving boyfriend, does well in … 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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Willful Machines

Floreen, Tim. 2015. Willful Machines. New York: Simon Pulse. In the near future, robotics is a typical high school class, scientists have created sentient AI, and gay kids still have to worry about conservative politics. Lee Fisher, robotics geek and … Continue reading

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Gone Home

In this exploration game released in 2013 and set in 1995, you play as Kaitlin Greenbriar, a 21-year-old woman who’s just returned from traveling in Europe. Arriving in the middle of a rainy Oregon night, she finds her family’s home … Continue reading

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