Multcolib My Librarian Karen E: Not just for teens
Annotation:Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Another fabulous book by John Green.
Annotation:When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.
Annotation:A quirky, humorous, poignant story. If you can, listen to the audio version - it's read by the golden-voiced British actor, David Tennant.
Annotation:A beautifully written, poignant book about Taylor Markham who was abandoned by her mother when she was 11-years-old. She's now 17 and grappling with her sense of identity and her family history.
Annotation:On her sixteenth birthday in 1936, Sophia begins a diary of life in a fictional island country off the coast of Spain, where she is among the last descendants of an impoverished royal family trying to hold their nation together on the eve of the second World War.
Annotation:Every morning A wakes in a different person's body, in a different person's life, learning over the years to never get too attached, until he wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon.
Annotation:Set over the course of one school year in 1986, ELEANOR AND PARK is the story of two star-crossed misfits – smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. (provided by publisher)
Annotation:Cath Avery's life has two polestars: Wren, her identical twin, and the Simon Snow series, a Harry Potter-like publishing phenomenon that Cath has been reading-and rewriting, as a hugely popular fanfiction author-for years. While Cath is an expert on Simon's life, she finds her own difficult, especially now that she's starting college and Wren doesn't want them to room together. (Publishers Weekly)
Annotation:Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Annotation:In 1947, with her jovial stepfather Joe back from the war and family life returning to normal, teenage Evie, smitten by the handsome young ex-GI who seems to have a secret hold on Joe, finds herself caught in a complicated web of lies whose devastating outcome change her life and that of her family forever.
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There are so many amazing books that have been published as ''young adult.'' Even if you're all grown up, you won't be embarrassed to read these books! Check 'em out.