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285 Results
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 ...

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.

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 ...

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...

If a tree falls at lunch period —Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Kirsten and Walk, seventh-graders at an elite private school, alternate telling how race, wealth, weight and other issues shape their relationships as they and other misfits stand up to a mean but influential classmate, ...

Best foot forward —Bauer, Joan, 1951-

Between school and Al-Anon meetings, Jenna helps Mrs. Gladstone cope with escalating problems that result from the merger of Gladstone Shoes with Shoe Warehouse Corporation, while managing a new employee with a shoplifti...

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 ...

Love, Meg —Purtill, C. Leigh.

High school sophomore Meg longs for a "normal life" instead of constantly moving whenever Lucie, her older sister and guardian, finds a new boyfriend, but after Meg discovers a family secret, she leaves Lucie and Hollywo...

Nobody was here : 7th grade in the life of me, Penelope —Pollet, Alison.

Life in New York in the 1980s is made more difficult for a middle school girl by problems at home and at school.

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...

Twice taken —Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-

A support group of teenagers coping with family problems helps Amy to adjust after she's ordered to live with her mother following the discovery that her divorced father abducted her years ago.

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...

The year the gypsies came —Glass, Linzi Alex.

In Johannesburg, South Africa, in the late 1960s, twelve-year-old Emily, who longs for affection from her quarreling parents, finds comfort in the stories of a Zulu servant and in her friendship with a young houseguest w...

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...

A not-so-simple life : a novel —Carlson, Melody.

Maya keeps a journal the year following her aunt's death, in which she records her thoughts about her alcoholic and drug-addicted mother and her own feelings of depression, until she decides to give her heart to God.

What would Joey do? —Gantos, Jack.

Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema...

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.

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.

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 ...

Shadow of a doubt —Rottman, S. L.

As his sophomore year in high school begins, fifteen-year-old Shadow joins the forensics team, makes new friends, and struggles to cope with the return of his older brother, who ran away seven years earlier and now faces...

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