Precious Based on the Novel “Push”
Precious Based on the Novel “Push”

Precious Based on the Novel “Push”

By Sapphire

Reviewed on: January 30, 2015 | Categories: Adults, Teenagers

Precious Jones, an illiterate sixteen-year-old, has up until now been invisible to the father who rapes her and the mother who batters her and to the authorities who dismiss her as just one more of Harlem’s causalities.

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The Cloud Roads
The Cloud Roads

The Cloud Roads

By Martha Wells

Reviewed on: October 25, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

Moon has spent his life hiding what he is - a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. He’s an orphan with only vague memories of his own kind. He soon discovers a shape-shifter like himself, someone who promises that Moon will be welcomed into his community.

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Lily’s Crossing
Lily’s Crossing

Lily’s Crossing

By Patricia Reilly Giff

Reviewed on: October 25, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

Elizabeth Mollahan--the Lily of Lily's Crossing--lost her mom when she was little. Her father and a grandmother are her only family. Every summer the three of them flee sweaty New York City for a beach house in New York's Rockaways. This year though, Lily's father announces that he's enlisted in the Army; days later, he is gone. Alone with her grandmother, Lily sees a long lonely summer ahead.

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The Glass Demon
The Glass Demon

The Glass Demon

By Grant Helen

Reviewed on: October 25, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

Teenager Lin Fox is a stranger in a strange land—Germany, where her father has come on a quixotic quest to locate a priceless artifact. The medieval (and possibly mythical) Allerheiligen stained glass is believed by some to be lost, by others to have been destroyed, and by virtually all to be haunted. A mysterious letter persuades Dr. Oliver Fox that he can be the one to find it—but someone else is determined to ensure that the glass stays hidden

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The Face on the Milk Carton
The Face on the Milk Carton

The Face on the Milk Carton

By Caroline B. Cooney

Reviewed on: October 25, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

The picture of a missing child printed on a milk carton attracts the attention of 15-year-old Jane Johnson. A glimpse of the girl's polka-dot dress causes memories to surface, and Jane begins to review her past and question her true identity. It is nearly impossible for Jane to perceive her loving parents as kidnappers; the task of gathering evidence and drawing conclusions proves less difficult than confronting the undeniable truth.

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How Rude
How Rude

How Rude! : The teenagers guide to good manners, proper behavior, and not grossing people out

By Alex J. Packer, Ph.D.

Reviewed on: October 21, 2011 | Categories: Adults, Teenagers

Nobody’s polite anymore. Why should you be? Because good manners are good for you. They impress people. They build self-esteem. They can help you get what you want from life, friends, fun, success, and respect. And they don’t cost anything. Most etiquette books are preachy and boring. This one keeps you laughing as you learn the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations, at home, in public, with friends, with strangers,

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Indigo Blues
Indigo Blues

Indigo Blues

By Danielle Joseph

Reviewed on: September 6, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

I never asked to be famous – or infamous. Such is my fate for briefly dating (and dumping) Adam Spade. Yes, the Adam from the indie rock band who wrote “Indigo Blues” – the song that gave the band overnight success, propelled them to New York City, and stole my precious anonymity. Now I’m pawed by fans, stalked by reporters, and pegged as a vicious heartbreaker. And Adam is still calling me. Doesn’t he have better things to do?

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Begging for change
Begging for change

Begging For Change

By Sharon G. Flake

Reviewed on: September 6, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

A year after Raspberry’s mother threw her hard-earned money out the window like trash; Raspberry is still struggling to find balance and security in her life. More than anything, she wants a father who will love and protect her, like Zora’s dad. Raspberry’s drug-addicted father returns. He’s desperate enough to steal, just like Raspberry, who ends up doing the unthinkable. But nothing good comes of bad money.

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Busted
Busted

Busted

By Anthony John

Reviewed on: September 6, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

Up until two weeks ago, the sexiest thing Kevin Mopsely had touched his lips was the spit-filled mouth piece of his flute. But when he accidently volunteers for the jocks’ Graduation Rituals, Kevin’s social stock and his make-out-record-soars. All he has to do to preserve his alpha male status is to compile the annual Book of Busts, a record of the chest size of every girl in the senior class.

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Food, girls and other things I can't have
Food, girls and other things I can't have

Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can’t Have

By Allen Zadoff

Reviewed on: September 6, 2011 | Category: Teenagers

This is the moment. It’s time to tell April the truth about how I feel. But all I can think is that I probably have Caesar salad stuck in my teeth. Kiss the girl, the song says. The song is right. But there’s another song. The one in my head. It says, Fat guys don’t get to kiss the girl. This song comes with a YouTube clip. It’s a scene of a big fat kid trying to kiss this little cute girl.

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