Fiction Nonfiction 'The Hate U Give' by Angie Thomas Angie Thomas' debut novel was both the critical darling and the best-selling juggernaut of young adult fiction. The novel follows Starr, a year-old black girl from a poor neighborhood who navigates the nearly all-white crowds at her elite prep school in the suburbs. When Starr sees her childhood friend Khalil shot and killed by police, the worst moment of her life turns into a national headline. Thomas' timely and heartbreaking book explores the choices Starr must make next.
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Do you have a book recommendation? Blessed Are the Bored in Spirit: With wit and insightful reflections, Mark Hart calls us to become "new" people in Jesus Christ. Answers to Questions from Catholic Teens. Ask the Bible Geek: His solutions to typical situations teens wonder about, are rooted in Scripture and the Catholic tradition. Reaching Out to Troubled Teens with Love and Compassion by Mark Redmond Mark Redmond offers readers pragmatic reflections on mentoring, as well as a chronicle of his own experiences with young people in crisis.
The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time
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Joss Whedon knew this when he created Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Although they are filled with zombies, ghosts, and murderers, they deal with the very real monsters that teens face while growing up. In Doll Bones, three friends on the verge of adolescence must lay their pretend games to rest. Everlost and The Forest of Hands and Teeth need their characters to question their leaders and the rules of the world around them, begging their readers to do the same.