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Never Said

Booktalking "Never Said" by Carol Lynch Williams

Annie is a perfect, popular, happy beauty queen. Sarah is the forgotten one who is sure that she is invisible. Twins forever.. but they lack the emotional touch together that they once treasured.

Six Months Later

Booktalking "Six Months Later" by Natalie Richards

Chloe is a 17-year-old girl who is missing half a year of her life. Somehow, she managed to miss last summer. After she bumps her head in November, she realizes that her last memory is from May. Her memory issues are highly disconcerting to her. The teen loves summer and everything about it, but she has no recollection of the last one. She has no idea what she is doing or how she got to this point.

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If You Loved "The Crossover"...

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Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is a book about basketball, middle school, and twin brothers dealing with life. Written in poetry but structured as a novel, The Crossover won the Newberry Medal in 2015.

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Natalia Sylvester, "Running"

Review of Running, by Natalia Sylvester Book of the Month, November 2020 Written by Las Comadres Book Club member and DC Public Library staff member, Gabi K. H.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Read it First!

YA titles made into movies

A lot of young adult books become movies, and that only means you need to read it first! These books have all been adapted for film. While watching a movie is a good time, you can get a lot out of a story both on the page and the screen. Check out these books, and our OverDrive collection for other great books that have been movies.  

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Too Gay for America

Challenged books featuring same-sex content

Banned Books Week, which occurs every September, is a very important time for people who endorse reading without restrictions.


Is This Really Controversial?

Books about teens that have been challenged by parents, schools or libraries.

Banned Books Week is a very popular time for readers everywhere.