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The Smell of Other People's Houses

The Smell of Other People’s Houses

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Growing up in Alaska in the 1970s isn’t like growing up anywhere else: Don’t think life is going to be easy. Know your place. And never talk about yourself. Four vivid voices tell intertwining stories of hardship, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation

Scar Girl

Scar Girl

Len Vlahos

Told as an interview with the successful but increasingly dysfunctional band after they reach the pinnacle of success, the bandmates and friends try to cope with the amputation of Johnny’s leg, Cheyenne’s pregnancy, and Harry’s unrequited love for Chey.

My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights

My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights

Brooks Benjamin

All Dillon wants is to be a real dancer. And if he wins a summer scholarship at Dance-Splosion, he’s on his way. The problem? His dad wants him to play football. And Dillon’s freestyle crew, the Dizzee Freekz, says that dance studios are for sell-outs

The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire)

The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire Series)

C.J. Redwine

In this retelling of Snow White follows the adventures of Lorelai, an exiled princess who is being pursued by a magic-wielding prince serving as the personal huntsman for evil queen Irina, who has charged him with bringing her Lorelai’s heart.

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen

Jazz Jennings

Teen activist and trailblazer Jazz Jennings–named one of “The 25 most influential teens” of the year by Time–shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.

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