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Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Three teens, connected by their parents' bad choices, tell in their own voices of their lives and loves as Shane finds his first boyfriend, Mikayla discovers that love can be pushed too far, and Harley loses herself in her quest for new experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

2 available in Fiction, Call number: F Hop
Call number: F Hop c.2

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOPKINS

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish/Henry Holt and Co. 2014

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Sandell, Lisa Ann.

Summary: In fifth-century Britain, nine years after the destruction of their home on the island of Shalott brings her to live with her father and brothers in the military encampments of Arthur's army, seventeen-year-old Elaine of Ascolat describes her changing perceptions of war and the people around her as she becomes increasingly involved in the struggle against the invading Saxons and copes with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic]

Sternberg, Julie.

Summary: "As the days go on, nine-year-old Eleanor realizes that maybe being at summer camp isn't so bad after all, and is full of special surprises"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F STE

Bowling, Dusti

Summary: A year after the death of her mother in a restaurant shooting, Nora is left struggling to stay alive when a climbing trip with her father goes terribly wrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION BOWLING

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Kristina is determined to break her addiction to drugs in order to keep her newborn child; but when she fails and the pull becomes too strong, her greatest fears are quickly realized.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

2 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic]

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Matt's atheism is tested when, after a horrific accident of his own making that plunges him into a dark, quiet place, he hears a voice that calls everything he has ever disbelieved into question.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HOP

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOPKINS

Schroeder, Lisa.

Summary: A novel-in-verse about sixteen-year-old Ali's reluctant road trip with her stepmother and new baby sister, and the terror that ensues after they end up lost in the snow-covered woods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F SCH

Venkatraman, Padma.

Summary: In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC VEN

Bryant, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1968, with the Vietnam War raging, thirteen-year-old Lyza inherits a project from her deceased grandfather, who had been using his knowledge of maps and the geography of Lyza's New Jersey hometown to locate the lost treasure of Captain Kidd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BRYANT

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION ALEXANDER

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "Noah and his best friend Walt want to become cool, make the baseball team, and win over Sam, the girl Noah has loved for years. When Noah finds old love letters, Walt hatches a plan to woo Sam. But as Noah's love life and Walt's baseball career begin, the letters alter everything"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION ALEXANDER

Elliott, Zetta

Summary: In 1980s Brooklyn, new student JJ Pankowski, an autistic, punk-rock-lover, befriends Pie Velez, an Afro-Latinx math geek and graffiti artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2022

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Kearney, Meg.

Summary: Trooper, a three-legged dog, remembers his life as a stray, before he was adopted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE KEARNEY

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement ofa wise elder"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC PIN

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION ALEXANDER

Bottner, Barbara

Summary: In the Bronx in the early 1960s, fourteen-year-old Maisie and her longtime friend Richie start high school, as each struggles with an abusive parent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BOTTNER

Frost, Helen

Summary: Preparing for her family's annual tradition of picking apples, making applesauce, and listening to her Uncle Arthur tell his tall tales, young Faith comforts her uncle, who has lost his zest for stories in the aftermath of losing his wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION FROST

Grehan, Meg

Summary: Struggling with her feelings for a female classmate, an eleven-year-old Irish girl tries to confide in her mother, the person she trusts most in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION GREHAN

High, Linda Oatman.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Sahara struggles with an unplanned pregnancy, and all its conflicting emotions, in this novel told in free verse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Front Street 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HIGH

Moskowitz-Sweet, Gloria

Summary: A fictionalized account of the experiences of a Polish Jew, Moishe, who with his parents, brother, and sister, struggles to survive the Nazi invasion and Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION MOSKOWITZ-SWEET

Schlitz, Laura Amy

Summary: A novel in verse relates the story of Rhaskos and Melisto, one a common slave and the other a spoiled aristocrat, who are bound together by fate and form an unlikely friendship that crosses the boundary of life and death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION SCHLITZ

Hopkins, Ellen

Summary: Five teenagers struggle to find their way out of prostitution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOPKINS

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love and acceptance, only to lose everything when she returns home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOPKINS

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