TEENAGE ISSUES: Tangerine by Edward Bloor -12 yr old Paul fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness.
Looks by Madeleine George
Two high school girls, one an anorexic poet and the other an obese loner, form a friendship.
Poison Ivy by Amy Goldman Koss - a mock trial is held to deal with middle school bullying by girls.
Bystander by James Preller 13 yr old Eric discovers there are consequences to not standing by and watching as the bully at his school hurts people.Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia - Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved.
Bloom by Elizabeth Scott - As her loyal and gorgeous boyfriend, Dave, starts talking more about their life and
planning a future Lauren simply can't see herself in, Lauren realizes she needs to make a choice.
Stealing Heaven by Elizabeth Scott - Dani is forced to decide between her nomadic life with her mother as a traveling thief and the life she has always wanted when they reach the town of Heaven, a place where good people live.
Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted - a contemporary retelling of "Beauty and the Beast." A teenaged boy whose hands were amputated in an explosion and a gorgeous girl whose mother has recently died form an instant connection.Born to Rock by Gordon Korman - High school senior Leo Caraway, a conservative Republican, learns that his biological father is a punk rock legend.
We Could Be Brothers by Derrick Barnes - Two 8th graders from different backgrounds discover in afterschool detention that they have a great deal in common.
Trapped by Michael Northrop - 7 high school students are stranded at their high school during a week-long blizzard that shuts down the power and heat, and leaves them wondering if they will survive.On the Run by Michael Coleman - When a youth offender is caught again, he is sentenced to community service as the partner to a blind runner.
Split by Swati Avashi - A teenage boy thrown out of his house by his abusive father goes to live with his older brother, who ran away from home years ago to escape the abuse.
Stick by Andrew Smith Stark's brother always defends when he is teased about his thinness and facial deformity, so when Bosten, having admitted he is gay, must leave home and their abusive parents, Stick sets out to find him.
Tyranny by Leslie Fairfield - Pressured by media, friends, and fashion trends, Anna develops an eating disorder that controls every aspect of her life until she finally decides to get help.
Outside Beauty by Cynthia Kadohata 13 yr old Shelby and her 3 sisters must go to live with their respective fathers while their mother, who has trained them to rely on their looks, recovers from a car accident that scarred her face
Playing With Matches by Brian Katcher - While trying to find a girl who will date him, Missouri high school junior Leon Sanders befriends a lonely, disfigured female classmate.
Freak Magnet by Andrew Auseon - Two teenagers, both burdened by grief and loss, find each other and gradually develop a strong connection to one another.
You by Chris Benoit - Kyle discovers the consequences of his decisions about school, the girl he likes, and his future.
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler - Min writes a letter to Ed in which she breaks up with him, documenting their relationship and how items in the accompanying box, from bottle caps to a cookbook, foretell the end.
Compulsion by Heidi Ayarbe - leading his high school soccer team to its third straight state championship, 17 year-old star player Jake struggles to keep hidden his obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It's Kind of A Funny Story by Ned Vizzini - A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.
Rival by Sara Bennett-Wealer - two high school rivals compete in a prestigious singing competition while reflecting on the events that turned them from close friends to enemies the year before.
Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly - When Drea and her mother move in with her grandmother, the 16 year-old finds that she can have real friends, in spite of her Asperger's.
Mindblind by Jennifer Rozines Roy 14 yr old Nathaniel Csongs for his band, so that he can become a member of the premier organization for the profoundly gifted.
Kick Me by Paul Feig - a world of dodge balls, ill-fated prom dates, hellish school bus rides, and other aspects of public school life that keep
Gangsta Rap by Benjamin Zephaniah- A boy who had trouble at home gets expelled from school, and forms a rap band to turn his life around.
She Said / She Saw by Norah McClintock - When Tegan's two best friends are gunned down in front of her, nobody believes her that she didn't see who did it.
The Barrio Kings by William Kowalski - Rosario gave up gang life after his brother was killed in a street fight, but when an old friend from the barrio shows up, Rosario realizes he cannot ignore his past.
I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President by Josh Lieb
Everyone thinks Oliver is stupid and lazy, but he is actually a wealthy, evil genius.
He decides to run for 7th grade class president.Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas - A 100 page paper, an assignment taken on in desperation so that he can graduate, becomes the vehicle for 18-year-old Steve to explain to himself and his counselor how his life fell apart.
Keep Holding On by Susan Colasanti - Noelle can't see that her boyfriend, Matt might not be the best choice for her.Julian, the boy she really wants to be with, is beginning to show interest in her but he can't possibly like someone like her, can he? Don't Call Me Hero by Ray Villareal 9th grader Rawly Sanchez's life is hard, But when his rescue of a wealthy celebrity from a flooded creek makes