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  • Award year: 2019
  • #MURDERTRENDING

    In the near future, the prison system has been replaced with a reality TV show--Alcatraz 2.0--that features staged executions of convicted murderers. Dee Guerrera becomes a sensation by accidentally killing one of the executioners--but how long can she survive?
  • ??The Prince and the Dressmaker

    Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion! Sebastian's secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances―one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone's secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend? Jen Wang weaves an exuberantly romantic tale of identity, young love, art, and family. A fairy tale for any age, The Prince and the Dressmaker will steal your heart.
  • An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

    April May stumbles upon a large metal sculpture one night in New York City and makes a video of it with her friend Andy. The video launches April May into fame, and a multitude of moral quandaries.  Sieh's narration authentically captures April May's journey while skillfully including tweets, texts and other media.
  • Ace of Shades

    Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her reputation—behind to follow her mother's trail to the city where no one survives uncorrupted. Frightened and alone, Enne has only one lead: the name Levi Glaisyer. Unfortunately, Levi is not the gentleman she expected—he's a street lord and a con man. Levi is also only one payment away from cleaning up a rapidly unraveling investment scam, so he doesn't have time to investigate a woman leading a dangerous double life. Enne's offer of compensation, however, could be the solution to all his problems. Their search for clues leads them through glamorous casinos, illicit cabarets and into the clutches of a ruthless Mafia donna. As Enne unearths an impossible secret about her past, Levi's enemies catch up to them, ensnaring him in a vicious execution game where the players always lose. To save him, Enne will need to surrender herself to the city… And she'll need to play.
  • After the Fire

    After a government raid on The Lord's Legion, a secretive religious commune in the Texas desert, 17 year-old Moonbeam finds herself in the outside world for the first time and must confront the destructive lies that tore apart her family.
  • After the Shot Drops

    Bunny is a basketball star who switches to a prep school in hopes of getting a scholarship. Nasir is Bunny's childhood best friend, left behind, dealing with the injustice of his cousin Wallace's eviction. De Ocampo and Adkins bring nuance and personality to the struggles of Bunny and Nasir.
  • Again!! v.1.

    Kinishrio has been ignored his entire high school career because his looks make people think he's a troublemaker, but after falling down the stairs at his high school graduation, he wakes up three years earlier with a chance to do it all over again.
  • Again!! v.2.

    Kinishrio has been ignored his entire high school career because his looks make people think he's a troublemaker, but after falling down the stairs at his high school graduation, he wakes up three years earlier with a chance to do it all over again.
  • Again!! v.3.

    Kinishrio has been ignored his entire high school career because his looks make people think he's a troublemaker, but after falling down the stairs at his high school graduation, he wakes up three years earlier with a chance to do it all over again.
  • Again!! v.4.

    Kinishrio has been ignored his entire high school career because his looks make people think he's a troublemaker, but after falling down the stairs at his high school graduation, he wakes up three years earlier with a chance to do it all over again.
  • Again!! v.5.

    Kinishrio has been ignored his entire high school career because his looks make people think he's a troublemaker, but after falling down the stairs at his high school graduation, he wakes up three years earlier with a chance to do it all over again.
  • The Agony of Bun O'Keefe

    Fourteen-year-old Bun O'Keefe leaves home one day after her negligent hoarder mother tells her to get out. She hitchhikes to the nearest city, where she's taken in by a ragtag group of loveable housemates living in “temporary accommodations,” who teach her the real value of the family you make for yourself.
  • Akata Witch

    Sunny, an Albino Nigerian-American girl, who feels she belongs nowhere discovers she belongs to an ancient world of magical people. She and her friends must use their magic to save the world from an evil that threatens to destroy it. Badaki's delivery of this story is mesmerizing.
  • Alice: From Dream to Dream

    Alice has the ability to enter other people's dreams; this can be both amazing and terrifying depending whose dream it is. Will she be able to explore the secrets in her life and small town while she dreams, or will it all become a nightmare?
  • All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages

    From a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood set in war-torn 1870s Mexico featuring a transgender soldier, to two girls falling in love while mourning the death of Kurt Cobain, forbidden love in a sixteenth-century Spanish convent or an asexual girl discovering her identity amid the 1970s roller-disco scene, All Out tells a diverse range of stories across cultures, time periods and identities, shedding light on an area of history often ignored or forgotten. Stories Roja - Anna-Marie McLemore The Sweet Trade - Natalie C. Parker And They Don`t Kiss at the End - Nilah Magruder Burnt Umber - Mackenzi Lee The Dresser & the Chambermaid - Robin Talley New Year - Malinda Lo Molly`s Lips - Dahlia Adler The Coven - Kate Scelsa Every Shade of Red - Elliot Wake Willows - Scott Tracey The Girl with the Blue Lantern - Tess Sharpe The Secret Life of a Teenage Boy - Alex Sanchez Walking After Midnight - Kody Keplinger The End of the World as We Know It - Sara Farizan Three Witches - Tessa Gratton The Inferno & the Butterfly - Shaun David Hutchinson Healing Rosa - Tehlor Kay Mejia
  • All Summer Long

    In this coming-of-age story, thirteen-year-old Bina is left to figure out how to have fun during summer when her best friend, Austin, leaves for soccer camp for a month. Then, Austin comes back from camp acting weird, Bina realizes what true friendship is and how to go about making the rest of the summer epic.
  • All We Can Do Is Wait

    In the hours after a bridge collapse rocks their city, a group of Boston teenagers meet in the waiting room of Massachusetts General Hospital: Siblings Jason and Alexa have already experienced enough grief for a lifetime, so in this moment of confusion and despair, Alexa hopes that she can look to her brother for support. But a secret Jason has been keeping from his sister threatens to tear the siblings apart…right when they need each other most. Scott is waiting to hear about his girlfriend, Aimee, who was on a bus with her theater group when the bridge went down. Their relationship has been rocky, but Scott knows that if he can just see Aimee one more time, if she can just make it through this ordeal and he can tell her he loves her, everything will be all right. And then there's Skyler, whose sister Kate—the sister who is more like a mother, the sister who is basically Skyler's everything—was crossing the bridge when it collapsed. As the minutes tick by without a word from the hospital staff, Skyler is left to wonder how she can possibly move through life without the one person who makes her feel strong when she's at her weakest.
  • Alone

    Seda's mom inherits a creepy old mansion that used to house a live murder mystery show. When a twenty-inch snowstorm strands a group of teens there, live murder mystery takes on new meanings.
  • Amal Unbound

    Amal's dream of becoming a teacher in her small Pakistani village vanishes when she is forced to become an indentured servant to the powerful Khan family to pay off her own family's debt.
  • America, Vol. 1: The Life and Times of America Chavez

    At last! Everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series! Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America's high-octane and hard-hitting adventures! She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what's a super-powered teenager to do when she's looking for a little personal fulfi llment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an interdimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that's begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin. Then she can get on with her first assignment: a field trip to the front lines of World War II - with Captain America as her wingman!
  • America, Vol. 2: Fast and Fuertona

    It begins with the story you've been waiting for: the origin of America Chavez! But everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse soon meets her match — in the form of the deadly and exotic Exterminatrix! Can America stand against this vile villainess, backed by the full power of the ominous Midas Corporation? America gains all-new but untested abilities — and she'll need them against the oncoming horde! But what does Exterminatrix want with Sotomayor University? With America in lockup, it's up to Prodigy to find out — and that won't be easy when campus queen X'Andria is working for the enemy! As the Midas Corporation reignites a decades-old danger, America's newly discovered home comes under threat — but they're about to learn that you don't mess with a Fuertona. And you definitely don't mess with a Chavez!
  • American Panda

    At seventeen, Mei should be in high school, but skipping fourth grade was part of her parents' master plan. Now a freshman at MIT, she is on track to fulfill the rest of this predetermined future: become a doctor, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer, produce a litter of babies. With everything her parents have sacrificed to make her cushy life a reality, Mei can't bring herself to tell them the truth--that she (1) hates germs, (2) falls asleep in biology lectures, and (3) has a crush on her classmate Darren Takahashi, who is decidedly not Taiwanese. But when Mei reconnects with her brother, Xing, who is estranged from the family for dating the wrong woman, Mei starts to wonder if all the secrets are truly worth it. Can she find a way to be herself, whoever that is, before her web of lies unravels?
  • American Road Trip

    Teodoro's family is sinking fast: his father lost his job, his brother returned from Iraq with PTSD, and his parents are struggling to cope. T's sister spirits her siblings away on a road trip, taking them to reconnect with family, to heal and to find a way forward.
  • And the Ocean Was Our Sky

    Ness' retelling of Moby Dick follows Bathsheba's whales as they fight against man. Campbell's narration combines the lyrical text with intensity creating a strong atmospheric listen.
  • Anger is a Gift

    Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals by their own school. New rules. Random locker searches. Constant intimidation and Oakland Police Department stationed in their halls. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration. When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.
  • Animal Zombies!

    Eye-popping photographs amp up the creepy factor in this fact book of strange and dangerous animals.
  • Animus

    In Kyoto, Japan, there is playground with a peculiar resident named Toothless who frightens friends Hisao and Sayuri. When an impossible tragedy befalls one of their friends, Hisao and Sayuri set out on a fantastical journey to uncover the mystery that keeps Toothless tethered to the playground.
  • Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

    This is the first graphic edition of Anne Frank's diary; a young girls poignant writings during her years of hiding in Amsterdam. This beautiful retelling is a feast for the eyes. Anne Frank's story, already so powerful and unforgettable is brought to life in full color. Even if you have read and reread her story, you will be drawn to this new version.
  • Ao Haru Ride v.1.

    By her last year in middle school, Futaba Yoshioka hasn't found a boy that she didn't find immature or annoying—until she gets to know Kou Tanaka. As possible sparks begin to fly, Kou leaves school, not to return until high school. With both of them having changed so much, can they go back to how they felt before?
  • Ao Haru Ride v.2.

    By her last year in middle school, Futaba Yoshioka hasn't found a boy that she didn't find immature or annoying—until she gets to know Kou Tanaka. As possible sparks begin to fly, Kou leaves school, not to return until high school. With both of them having changed so much, can they go back to how they felt before?
  • The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza

    Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth. This can be scientifically explained (it's called parthenogenesis), but what can't be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she's had a crush on for years, from a gunshot wound in a Starbucks parking lot. Or why the boy who shot Freddie, David Combs, disappeared from the same parking lot minutes later after getting sucked up into the clouds. What also can't be explained are the talking girl on the front of a tampon box, or the reasons that David Combs shot Freddie in the first place. As more unbelievable things occur, and Elena continues to perform miracles, the only remaining explanation is the least logical of all—that the world is actually coming to an end, and Elena is possibly the only one who can do something about it.
  • As the Crow Flies

    Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations.
  • The Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason

    In Shakespearean England, Lady Katherine vows to complete her father's failed plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. To succeed, she dresses as the male actor and earns a part in Shakespeare's new play- specifically re-written by Toby Ellis, spy to the queen, to lure Katherine's fellow co-conspirators into the open.
  • The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

    Elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is sent on a diplomatic mission to the goblin kingdom, and his host, goblin Archivist Werfel is thrilled about the potential to ease tensions between the elves and goblins. Gildart Jackson's voice is perfect for this biting satire as he gives life to each character in this hilarious, unique tale.
  • The Astonishing Color of After

    Leigh finds solace following her mother's suicide in her belief that her mother has returned as a red bird. Hsu's narration is emotionally connected and immersive in this tale of magical realism.
  • The Astonishing Color of After

    Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. Leigh, who is half Asian and half white, travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. There, she is determined to find her mother, the bird. In her search, she winds up chasing after ghosts, uncovering family secrets, and forging a new relationship with her grandparents. And as she grieves, she must try to reconcile the fact that on the same day she kissed her best friend and longtime secret crush, Axel, her mother was taking her own life. Alternating between real and magic, past and present, friendship and romance, hope and despair, The Astonishing Color of After is a novel about finding oneself through family history, art, grief, and love.
  • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party

    Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers — but it is only after he opens a forbidden door that learns the hideous nature of their experiments, and his own chilling role them.
  • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves

    Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, escape through rising tides and pouring rain to find shelter in British-occupied Boston. Sundered from all he knows — the College of Lucidity, the rebel cause — Octavian hopes to find safe harbor.
  • The Backstagers, Volume 2: The Show Must Go On

    Behind the scenes of their high school's theater department, a group of teen boys run stage crew. Continuing the first volume in the series, the group must investigate the magical backstage when the "friend" Sasha made during the time he was lost, reappears.
  • Be Everything at Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person

    Quirky and relatable, Dami's comics are fun, funny, and highlight the struggle of trying to fit in, stay true to yourself, navigate social, work, and home life while growing up and transitioning into adulthood.
  • Be Prepared

    A giant coffee chain is coming to Riverdale thanks to Mr. Lodge, but while it's bringing a new crop of coffee and hipsters, it's replacing Pop's Diner. Betty is determined to save Pop's, and Veronica doesn't want to halt coffee progress. Pitting two BFFs against one another turns the whole town into a war zone.
  • Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community

    From toxic family environments to harassment in the workplace and cyberbullying, LGBTQ+ teens often face bullying beyond the schoolyard. This text explores the issues and lets teens know they're not alone when dealing with this mistreatment. Giving guidance to bystanders as well as targets, the title includes suggestions for educating families and communities that members of the LGBTQ+ community deserve the same rights and protections as other people. Targets of bullying can find encouragement along with ideas and resources on how to change their situation and heal from the damage caused by aggression and harassment.
  • The Beauty That Remains

    Autumn always knew exactly who she was—a talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan always turned to writing love songs when his love life was a little less than perfect. But when tragedy strikes each of them, somehow music is no longer enough. Now Logan can't stop watching vlogs of his dead ex-boyfriend. Shay is a music blogger struggling to keep it together. And Autumn sends messages that she knows can never be answered. Despite the odds, one band's music will reunite them and prove that after grief, beauty thrives in the people left behind.
  • Before I Let Go

    Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return. Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. Corey is devastated―and confused. The entire Lost community speaks in hushed tones about the town's lost daughter, saying her death was meant to be. And they push Corey away like she's a stranger. Corey knows something is wrong. With every hour, her suspicion grows. Lost is keeping secrets―chilling secrets. But piecing together the truth about what happened to her best friend may prove as difficult as lighting the sky in an Alaskan winter...
  • The Belles

    Camelia Beauregard is a Belle, who longs to be “the favorite” until she starts to discover dark secrets surrounding the royal family and what being a Belle really means. Jones does a delightful job of differentiating characters and imbuing whimsy and intrigue into this unforgettable original story.
  • The Belles

    In the opulent world of Orleans, Belles possess the power to restore beauty to its cursed citizens. Camille covets the honor of being named the Queen's favorite Belle, but she soon discovers that a darkness lurks beneath Orleans' veneer of beauty, and that her position comes at a steep price.
  • Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home

    Krug relates the struggle to understand her German roots and her familial ties to the Nazi party during WWII. Guilt over her German heritage begins during her teen years and follows her into adulthood, leading her on a genealogical journey to uncover her truths.
  • The Beloved Wild

    Harriet Winter is the eldest daughter in a farming family in New Hampshire, 1807. Her neighbor is Daniel Long, who runs his family's farm on his own after the death of his parents. Harriet's mother sees Daniel as a good match, but Harriet isn't so sure she wants someone else to choose her path—in love and in life. When her brother decides to strike out for the Genesee Valley in Western New York, Harriet decides to go with him—disguised as a boy. Their journey includes sickness, uninvited guests, and difficult emotional terrain as Harriet comes of age, realizes what she wants, and accepts who she's loved all along.

  • The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

    A portrait of determination and strength, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor describes her rise from a trying childhood in the South Bronx.  Offering full credit to those who helped along the way, this beloved Justice offers gentle advice for young readers.
  • Beneath the Sugar Sky

    Seventeen year old Rini enlists the help of Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children's students in order to resurrect her teenage dead mother and save her candy-filled home world from disappearing. Michelle Dockrey delivers a stunning narration that truly brings this dark whimsical fantasy alive.