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The earth, my butt and other big, round things —Mackler, Carolyn.

Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her ...

Wrecked —Frank, E. R.

After a car accident seriously injures her best friend and kills her brother's girlfriend, sixteen-year-old Anna tries to cope with her guilt and grief, while learning some truths about her family and herself.

Kathleen's story —McDaniel, Lurlene.

With the support of her two best friends, sixteen-year-old Kathleen tries to balance her summer volunteer work at the hospital with her responsibilities caring for her mother, who has multiple sclerosis, and her attracti...

The cloud chamber —Maynard, Joyce, 1953-

In 1966, when his father's attempted suicide causes the ostracism of the family in their small Montana community, fourteen-year-old Nate copes with his sadness and anger by trying to win the school science fair.

No place for kids —Lohans, Alison, 1949-

Sisters Jennifer and Sarah are on the run. Their unemployed dad has turned to alcohol and bad company to deaden the pain of their mother's death. Scared and hungry, yet convinced social services will separate them, the t...

Get me out of here! —Patterson, James, 1947- author.

After surviving sixth grade, Rafe expects seventh grade to be a fun zone because he has been accepted to art school in the big city, but when he discovers it is more competitive than he expected, he sets out to turn his ...

Just another girl : a novel —Carlson, Melody.

Sixteen-year-old Aster, caught between a self-absorbed older sister and a mentally-disabled younger one, yearns for a normal life and, with her first boyfriend's encouragement and trust in God, she begins to make things ...

Lush —Friend, Natasha, 1972-

Unable to cope with her father's alcoholism, thirteen-year-old Sam corresponds with an older student, sharing her family problems and asking for advice.

The year we fell from space —King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970- author.

Middle schooler Liberty likes to make her own maps of the stars, in fact she is obsessed with them, especially since her family is falling apart; her parents are getting divorced, her nine-year-old sister will barely lea...

Notes from the midnight driver —Sonnenblick, Jordan.

After being assigned to perform community service at a nursing home, sixteen-year-old Alex befriends a cantankerous old man who has some lessons to impart about jazz guitar playing, love, and forgiveness.

The nature of Jade —Caletti, Deb.

Seattle high school senior Jade's life is defined by her anxiety disorder and dysfunctional family, until she spies a mysterious boy with a baby who seems to share her fascination with the elephants at a nearby zoo.

The burning queen —Lasky, Kathryn, author.

When Princess Mary ascends the throne in sixteenth-century England, Rose is forced to leave Princess Elizabeth and serve Mary. Mary's coronation is coming, and Rose will be put to work making elaborate gowns. But the rel...

The underdog duckling —Meadows, Sally, author.

When Quinn's mom gets sick and Quinn has to go live with his grandfather in the big city, a nearby pond becomes a place of comfort and peace for him. But when Quinn spots a duckling all on its own, his own feeling of not...

Sir Fig Newton and the science of persistence —Thomas, Sonja (Children's author), author.

Eleven-year-old Miranium's summer is going down hill fast: her best friend, Thomas, has moved away, her know-it-all nemesis, Tamika, has moved too near for comfort, her parents are stressed since her father has lost his ...

Playing with fire —Blake, Emily.

Fifteen-year-old Alison wonders whom she can trust as she ponders family secrets revealed, her mother's arrest, unexpected betrayals and twisted friendships.

How to steal a dog —O'Connor, Barbara, author.

Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for pat...

Endgame —Garden, Nancy

Fifteen-year-old Gray Wilton, bullied at school and ridiculed by an unfeeling father for preferring drums to hunting, goes on a shooting rampage at his high school.

Right behind you —Giles, Gail.

After spending over four years in a mental institution for murdering a friend in Alaska, fourteen-year-old Kip begins a completely new life in Indiana with his father and stepmother under a different name, but not only h...

Story of a girl : a novel —Zarr, Sara.

In the three years since her father caught her in the back seat of a car with an older boy, sixteen-year-old Deanna's life at home and school has been a nightmare, but while dreaming of escaping with her brother and his ...

Summer of a thousand pies —Dilloway, Margaret, author.

After her father goes to jail, Cady Bennett, twelve, is taken from foster care to spend a summer with her estranged Aunt Michelle, trying to save her failing pie shop.

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