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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Angie ThomasFebruary 28, 2017$11.99

8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ·  William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz ...

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Erika L. SánchezOctober 17, 2017$8.99

National Book Award Finalist! Instant  New York Times  Bestseller! The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in ...

Island Of The Blue Dolphins

Island Of The Blue Dolphins

Scott O'DellFebruary 8, 2010$8.99

Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in...

Dear Martin

Dear Martin

Nic StoneOctober 17, 2017$9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WILLIAM C. MORRIS AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME   After a traffic st...

Love & Gelato

Love & Gelato

Jenna Evans WelchMay 3, 2016$9.99

A summer in Italy turns into a road trip across Tuscany in this sweeping New York Times bestseller filled with romance, mystery, and adventure. Lina i...

Everything Sad Is Untrue

Everything Sad Is Untrue

Daniel NayeriAugust 25, 2020$8.99

A National Indie Bestseller An NPR Best Book of the Year A New York Times Best Book of the Year An Amazon Best Book of the Year A Booklist Editors' Ch...

soñador, El (The Dreamer)

soñador, El (The Dreamer)

Pam Muñoz Ryan & Peter SisApril 1, 2010$5.99

A tender, transcendent, and meticulously crafted novel, Pura Belpré Award Winner from Newbery Honoree, Pam Muñoz Ryan, and three-time Caldecott Hono...

Pride

Pride

Ibi ZoboiSeptember 18, 2018$10.99

In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, ...

How Do You Live?

How Do You Live?

Genzaburo YoshinoOctober 26, 2021$9.99

The first English translation of the classic Japanese novel that has sold over 2 million copies—a childhood favorite of anime master Hayao...

Dear Justyce

Dear Justyce

Nic StoneSeptember 29, 2020$9.99

An NPR Best Book of the Year * The stunning sequel to the critically acclaimed,  #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin . An incarcerated teen ...

When Morning Comes

When Morning Comes

Arushi RainaJuly 15, 2016$8.99

It’s 1976 in South Africa. Written from the points-of-view of four young people living in Johannesburg and its black township, Soweto—Zanele, a bl...

Patron Saints of Nothing

Patron Saints of Nothing

Randy RibayJune 18, 2019$6.99

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST "Brilliant, honest, and equal parts heartbreaking and soul-healing." --Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT  "A ...

Sealed with a Diss

Sealed with a Diss

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

Massie Block: Stands at the threshold of the most ah-mazing secret room at OCD. But to prove the Pretty Committee is worthy of the honor, the girls ne...

Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands

Alwyn HamiltonMarch 8, 2016$9.99

The New York Times bestselling novel by the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Debut Author of 2016, published in 15 countries! Mortals rule the desert...

The Breadwinner Trilogy

The Breadwinner Trilogy

Deborah EllisAugust 1, 2009$10.99

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times The three books in Deborah Ellis's Breadwinner t...

Blood Secret

Blood Secret

Kathryn LaskyAugust 11, 2009$6.99

The minute she had opened the trunk, she knew there wasn't anything like hope in it. Just awful musty things, but each one with a kind of terrible dar...

Ruined: A Novel

Ruined: A Novel

Paula MorrisFebruary 1, 2010$5.99

A gripping supernatural mystery and romance set in post-Katrina New Orleans. Rebecca couldn't feel more out of place in New Orleans. She's staying in ...

Harris And Me

Harris And Me

Gary PaulsenAugust 13, 2013$5.99

A young boy spends his tenth summer on his aunt and uncle’s farm, where he is constantly involved in crazy escapades with his cousin Harris. “On t...

This Is My America

This Is My America

Kim JohnsonJuly 28, 2020$10.99

"Incredible and searing." -- Nic Stone , #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet ...

Tokyo Ever After

Tokyo Ever After

Emiko JeanMay 18, 2021$10.99

The New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine YA Book Club Pick! Emiko Jean’s Tokyo Ever After is the “refreshing, spot-on...

On the Come Up

On the Come Up

Angie ThomasFebruary 5, 2019$10.99

#1 New York Times bestseller · Seven starred reviews · Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book “For all the struggle in this book, Thomas rarely m...

Tears of a Tiger

Tears of a Tiger

Sharon M. DraperFebruary 1, 2006$8.99

Andy tackles his guilt and grief in the first book of Sharon M. Draper’s award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. Tigers don’t cry—or do they? Afte...

It All Comes Back to You

It All Comes Back to You

Farah Naz RishiSeptember 14, 2021$7.99

Two exes must revisit their past after their siblings start dating in this rom-com perfect for fans of Sandhya Menon and Morgan Matson. After Kiran No...

Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose

Angie ThomasJanuary 12, 2021$12.99

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant explor...

One of the Good Ones

One of the Good Ones

Maika Moulite & Maritza MouliteJanuary 5, 2021$9.99

"One of the Good Ones is magic.” —Damon Young, author of What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker A shockingly powerful exploration of the lastin...

Before We Were Free

Before We Were Free

Julia AlvarezAugust 13, 2002$8.99

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrate...

Forged by Fire

Forged by Fire

Sharon M. DraperApril 5, 2011$8.99

The flame of love burns bright in the second book of Sharon M. Draper’s award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. When Gerald was a child he was fascina...

Living Beyond Borders

Living Beyond Borders

Margarita LongoriaAugust 17, 2021$10.99

*"This superb anthology of short stories, comics, and poems is fresh, funny, and full of authentic YA voices revealing what it means to be Mexican Ame...

Mississippi Trial, 1955

Mississippi Trial, 1955

Chris CroweMay 27, 2002$7.99

As the fiftieth anniversary approaches, there's a renewed interest in this infamous 1955 murder case, which made a lasting mark on American culture, a...

Darkness Before Dawn

Darkness Before Dawn

Sharon M. DraperApril 5, 2011$8.99

Hope shines in the face of fear in this conclusion to Sharon M. Draper’s award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. In her senior year, things are finall...

Counting Down with You

Counting Down with You

Tashie BhuiyanMay 4, 2021$9.99

"A witty, romantic, deeply insightful debut." —Emma Lord, author of Tweet Cute In this sparkling and romantic YA debut, a reserved Bangladeshi ...

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Adib KhorramAugust 28, 2018$9.99

Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voi...

The Death of Joan of Arc

The Death of Joan of Arc

Michael ScottAugust 24, 2010$0.99

Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter —but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today! Discover the truth i...

Invasion of the Boy Snatchers

Invasion of the Boy Snatchers

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

The holidays are over and Massie's room is chock-full of new things from Santa: jeans, sweater, and a new . . . roommate? Once Claire unpacks, Massie'...

The Clique

The Clique

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$9.99

Mean Girls meets Middle School in The Clique... The only thing harder than getting in, is staying in. Enter Claire Lyons, the new girl from Florida in...

Copper Sun

Copper Sun

Sharon M. DraperJune 19, 2012$10.99

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) In this “searing work of historical fiction” ( Booklist) , Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Sharon M...

The Pretty Committee Strikes Back

The Pretty Committee Strikes Back

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

A tragic haircut leaves Kristen looking manlier than a New York Jets linebacker. Will she be condemned to a season of trying to find cute hats when, a...

Hurricane Summer

Hurricane Summer

Asha BromfieldMay 4, 2021$10.99

"This is an excellent examination of the ways wealth, gender, and color can shape and at times create mental and emotional fractures. Verdict: A great...

The Dreamer

The Dreamer

Pam Muñoz RyanSeptember 24, 2013$5.99

Pura Belpré Award Winner A tender, transcendent, and meticulously crafted novel from Newbery Honoree, Pam Muñoz Ryan, and three-time Caldecott Honor...

Kazan, the Wolf Dog (Children's Classics)

Kazan, the Wolf Dog (Children's Classics)

James Oliver CurwoodApril 28, 2017$0.99

This carefully crafted ebook: "Kazan, the Wolf Dog" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Excerpt: &...

Brothers, Blue & Gray

Brothers, Blue & Gray

Ellen Gray MasseyFebruary 4, 2015$6.99

The Civil War has broken out in Missouri and Lettie Worthington won't take sides-though she has a brother fighting in each army and a fiancé with a g...

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

Katherine ApplegateDecember 23, 2014$8.99

Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents Home of the Brave , a beautifully wrought middle grade novel about an immigrant's journey from hardshi...

Ghost Boys

Ghost Boys

Jewell Parker RhodesApril 17, 2018$6.99

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell...

Haters

Haters

Alisa Valdes-RodriguezOctober 4, 2006$6.99

From the first day at her new Southern California high school, Pasquala Rumalda Quintana de Archuleta ("Paski") learns that the popular students may b...

The Taking of Jake Livingston

The Taking of Jake Livingston

Ryan DouglassJuly 13, 2021$10.99

An Instant New York Times Bestseller! Get Out meets Holly Jackson in this YA social thriller where survival is not a guarantee. Sixteen-year-old Jake ...

It Ain't All for Nothin'

It Ain't All for Nothin'

Walter Dean MyersOctober 6, 2009$3.99

Life in Harlem isn't easy, but Tippy and his grandmother are doing okay. Then Grandma Carrie gets sick, and Tippy goes to live with Lonnie, his father...

Elatsoe

Elatsoe

Darcie Little BadgerAugust 25, 2020$8.99

A National Indie Bestseller TIME's Best 100 Fantasy Books of All Time An NPR Best Book of 2020 A Booklist's Top 10 First Novel for Youth A BookPage Be...

Nightjohn

Nightjohn

Gary PaulsenJanuary 1, 1993$6.99

"To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they...

Best Friends for Never

Best Friends for Never

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

In the second book starring Westchester County's most privileged middle schoolers, the Clique declares Massie a hero for hosting the first boy/girl Ha...

THE Revenge of the Wannabes

THE Revenge of the Wannabes

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

Weeks before Christmas. Alicia and Olivia are on their way to Manhattan so the Teen People editors can do a story on them about winning the Octavian C...

Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas

Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas

Michael ScottNovember 22, 2011$1.99

Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter —but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today! Discover the truth i...

Bratfest at Tiffany's

Bratfest at Tiffany's

Lisi HarrisonAugust 1, 2008$7.99

Massie Block: The Briarwood boys have invaded OCD and are taking over everything. Worse, the soccer boys have become so popular that the Pretty Commit...

Parvana’s Journey

Parvana’s Journey

Deborah EllisOctober 1, 2002$6.99

The second book in the internationally-bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Mud City and My Name Is Parvana In 2001, a war is raging...

When the Legends Die

When the Legends Die

Hal BorlandNovember 29, 2011$7.99

A young Native American raised in the forest is suddenly thrust into the modern world, in this novel by the author of The Dog Who Came to Stay .  ...

Downsiders

Downsiders

Neal ShustermanFebruary 21, 2012$9.99

Beneath the sewer grates and manholes of the city lies a strange and secret world called the Downside. Every Downsider knows that it's forbidden to go...

If You Come Softly

If You Come Softly

Jacqueline WoodsonSeptember 28, 1998$8.99

A lyrical story of star-crossed love perfect for readers of The Hate U Give , by National Ambassador for Children’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson--n...

Traitor to the Throne

Traitor to the Throne

Alwyn HamiltonMarch 7, 2017$9.99

The sizzling, un-put-downable sequel to the New York Times bestselling  Rebel of the Sands, by Goodreads Choice Awards Best Debut Author of 2016 ...

Shabanu

Shabanu

Suzanne Fisher StaplesSeptember 23, 1989$7.99

The Newbery Honor winner about a heroic Pakistani girl that The Boston Globe called  “Remarkable . . . a riveting tour de force.”   Life...

Habibi

Habibi

Naomi Shihab NyeJune 30, 2008$8.99

Fourteen-year-old Liyana Abboud would rather not have to change her life...especially now that she has been kissed, for the very first time and quite ...

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

Jen CalonitaMarch 1, 2011$7.99

After her brilliant run on Broadway and surviving the harsh concrete jungle of New York City, seventeen-year-old Hollywood "It Girl" Kaitlin Burke is ...

Hero at the Fall

Hero at the Fall

Alwyn HamiltonMarch 6, 2018$9.99

The breathless finale to the New York Times bestselling Rebel of the Sands series will have you on the edge of your seat until the dust from the final...

Bearstone

Bearstone

Will HobbsJune 20, 2008$7.99

A Dramatic Tale of Grizzlies and Gold Fourteen-year-old Cloyd Atcitty has been skipping school for years. He's run away from a group home for Native A...

The Red Pencil

The Red Pencil

Andrea Davis Pinkney & Shane W. EvansSeptember 16, 2014$7.99

"Amira, look at me," Muma insists. She collects both my hands in hers. "The Janjaweed attack without warning. If ever they come -- run." Finally, Amir...

Hoops

Hoops

Walter Dean Myers & John BallardMarch 15, 1983$9.99

An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults New Bonus Content: -Q&A with Walter Dean Myers -Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard -Teaser chapter fro...

A Handful of Stars

A Handful of Stars

Cynthia LordMay 26, 2015$3.99

When Lily's blind dog, Lucky, slips his collar and runs away across the wide-open blueberry barrens of eastern Maine, it's Salma Santiago who manages ...

Drama High: So, So Hood

Drama High: So, So Hood

L. DivineJanuary 28, 2011$1.99

For Jayd Jackson, a new school takes the drama to a new level. . . With her senior year just beginning, Jayd's drama is going nowhere anytime soon. Al...

Internment

Internment

Samira AhmedMarch 19, 2019$9.99

An instant New York Times bestseller! " Internment sets itself apart...terrifying, thrilling and urgent."-- Entertainment Weekly Rebellions are built ...

Mud City

Mud City

Deborah EllisSeptember 1, 2003$6.99

The third book in the internationally bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Parvana’s Journey and My Name Is Parvana...

Double Dutch

Double Dutch

Sharon M. DraperApril 5, 2011$7.99

A young girl who loves Double Dutch is caught in the crossfire of the secrets she, her best friend, and the school bullies are keeping in this emotion...

Living Up The Street

Living Up The Street

Gary SotoFebruary 1, 1992$6.99

In a prose that is so beautiful it is poetry, we  see the world of growing up and going somewhere  through the dust and heat of Fr...

A Step from Heaven

A Step from Heaven

An NaJuly 26, 2016$8.99

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) From master storyteller An Na comes the Printz Award–winning novel about a Korean girl who tells her firsthan...

Kick

Kick

Walter Dean Myers & Ross WorkmanFebruary 1, 2011$3.99

For the very first time in his decades-long career writing for teens, acclaimed and beloved author Walter Dean Myers writes with a teen, Ross Workman....

X

X

Ilyasah ShabazzJanuary 6, 2015$9.99

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book. Cowritten by Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the...

Climbing the Stairs

Climbing the Stairs

Padma VenkatramanMay 1, 2008$9.99

During World War II and the last days of British occupation in India, fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of attending college. But when her forward-thinkin...

My Name Is Parvana

My Name Is Parvana

Deborah EllisAugust 8, 2012$6.99

The fourth book in the internationally bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Parvana’s Journey and Mud City. In this stunning sequel, Pa...

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

Atia AbawiJanuary 23, 2018$8.99

A powerful novel of refugees escaping from war-torn Syria, masterfully told by a journalist who witnessed the crisis firsthand. In a country ripped ap...

Swing

Swing

Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand HessOctober 2, 2018$9.99

In this YA novel in verse from bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess (Solo), which Kirkus called “lively, moving, and heartfelt” ...

Lost in London

Lost in London

Cindy CallaghanOctober 15, 2013$7.99

A tween’s foreign exchange experience lands her in London luxury—and some hot water as well! Twelve-year-old Jordan isn’t unhappy, but she’s d...

Words In The Dust

Words In The Dust

Trent ReedyMarch 1, 2013$3.99

Zulaikha hopes. She hopes for peace, now that the Taliban have been driven from Afghanistan; a good relationship with her hard stepmother; and one day...

Jackpot

Jackpot

Nic StoneOctober 15, 2019$8.99

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin --which Angie Thomas, the bestselling author of The Hate U Give, called "a must read"-...

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Junauda PetrusSeptember 17, 2019$9.99

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls ...

Hurricane Song

Hurricane Song

Paul VolponiJune 12, 2008$7.99

When Miles's mother remarries, Miles decides to move to New Orleans to be with his father. But he and his father are very different—Miles's dad live...

Cuba 15

Cuba 15

Nancy OsaJune 10, 2003$9.99

For fans of Matt de la Peña and Sandra Cisneros comes a novel about family and identity, where Violet Paz prepares for her quinceañero and learns ab...

The Surrender Tree/El árbol de la rendición

The Surrender Tree/El árbol de la rendición

Margarita EngleApril 1, 2008$9.99

The Surrender Tree is a lyrical, Newbery Honor-winning historical tale in poems, and this edition has the Spanish and English text available in one bo...

Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

L.M. MontgomeryJanuary 12, 2013$2.99

The Cuthberts needed help on their Farm at Prince Edward Island, Canada therefore they sent to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables. To...

Falling in Love with English Boys

Falling in Love with English Boys

Melissa JensenDecember 23, 2010$7.99

Sixteen-year-old Catherine Vernon has been stranded in London for the summer-no friends, no ex-boyfriend Adam the Scum (good riddance!), and absolutel...

Rucker Park Setup

Rucker Park Setup

Paul VolponiMay 17, 2007$6.99

Best friends Mackey and J.R. have waited their whole lives to win the basketball tournament at Rucker Park, where their favorite pro ballers squared o...

Greetings from Nowhere

Greetings from Nowhere

Barbara O'ConnorMarch 18, 2008$7.99

Aggie isn't expecting visitors at the Sleepy Time Motel in the Great Smoky Mountains. Since her husband died, she is all alone with her cat, Ugly, and...

Necessary Roughness

Necessary Roughness

Marie G. LeeApril 12, 2011$4.99

Chan Kim has never felt like an outsider in his life. That is, not until his family moves from L.A. to a tiny town in Minnesota--Land of 10,000 Lakes-...

I Lived on Butterfly Hill

I Lived on Butterfly Hill

Marjorie AgosínMarch 4, 2014$9.99

An eleven-year-old’s world is upended by political turmoil in this “lyrically ambitious tale of exile and reunification” ( Kirkus Reviews ) from...

Chanda's Secrets

Chanda's Secrets

Allan StrattonMarch 6, 2004$9.99

Chanda’s mother is not herself, her younger sister is acting out, and her best friend needs help. A powerful story set amid the African HIV/AIDS pan...

The Chosen One

The Chosen One

Echo BrownJanuary 4, 2022$9.99

★ “ Powerful and vulnerable" — Booklist , starred review Echo Brown testifies to the disappointments and triumphs of a Black first-generati...

He Said, She Said

He Said, She Said

Kwame AlexanderNovember 19, 2013$6.99

Sparks will fly in this hip-hop-hot teen novel that mixes social protest and star-crossed romance, from Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Honor–w...

Wanting Mor

Wanting Mor

Rukhsana KhanMay 1, 2009$6.99

Winner of the Middle East Book Award, Youth Fiction category Jameela lives with her mother and father in Afghanistan. Despite the fact that there is n...

American Panda

American Panda

Gloria ChaoFebruary 6, 2018$8.99

“Weepingly funny.” — The Wall Street Journal “Delightful.” — Buzzfeed “Charmed my socks off.” —David Arnold, New York Times bestsell...

Muchacho: A Novel

Muchacho: A Novel

Louanne JohnsonSeptember 8, 2009$9.99

An inspiring YA debut from the author of Dangerous Minds . Eddie Corazon is angry. He’s also very smart. But he’s working pretty hard at being a j...

War Brothers

War Brothers

Sharon McKayFebruary 7, 2013$14.99

When fourteen-year-old Jacob is brutally abducted and forced to become a child soldier, he struggles to hold on to his sanity and the will to escape. ...