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Teens Read Just for Tweens

Does My Head Look Big in This?
Does My Head Look Big in This? By Abdel-Fattah, Randa (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION ABDELFA RANDA Available in some locations

Annotation:360 p. (Gr 7-12) When Amal decides to wear a hijab full-time, she has to explain her reasons to her parents and friends.

Chains
Chains Seeds of America By Anderson, Laurie Halse (Book - 2008 ) J/ PB ANDERSO Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 30 copies

Annotation:316 p. (Gr. 6-9) Isabel is sold to a cruel couple in Revolutionary New York City. Quickly she has to pick sides, possibly even the one she disagrees with, but may grant her freedom.

The Poison Apples
The Poison Apples By Archer, Lily (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION ARCHER LILY Available in some locations

Annotation:276 p. (Gr 6-9) Molly, Reena and Alice are all sent to boarding school in Massachusetts by their father’s second wives. The girls form a club to take revenge on their wicked stepmothers but do two wrongs make a right?

The Secret Identity of Devon Delaney
The Secret Identity of Devon Delaney By Barnholdt, Lauren (Book - 2007 ) / PB BARNHOL Available in some locations

Annotation:263 p. (Gr 6-9) Can Devon untangle her hilarious web of summer lies about being an A-list girl dating the hottest boy in school without losing friends and becoming a permanent social outcast?

Peeled
Peeled By Bauer, Joan (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION BAUER JOAN Available in some locations

Annotation:248 p. (Gr 6-9) Hildy Biddle lives for investigative journalism, and when a house is haunted in her small town she jumps at the chance to cover the story.

Cross your Heart, Connie Pickles
Cross your Heart, Connie Pickles By Durrant, Sabine (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION DURRANT SABINE Available in some locations

Annotation:263 p. (Gr. 6-10) Connie and her best friend are on a mission to find her mom a husband, but will their scheming create real love connections or destroy their friendship?

The Big Splash
The Big Splash By Ferraiolo, Jack D. (Book - 2008 ) J/ FICTION FERRAIO JACK Available in some locations

Annotation:277 p. (Gr. 6-10) Being a seventh grade private eye has kept Matthew out of the shady activities at his school, but his next case will either win him the girl of his dreams or turn him into a complete social outcast.

In the Cards
In the Cards Love By Fredericks, Mariah (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION FREDERI MARIAH Available in some locations

Annotation:270 p. Thirteen-year-old Anna thinks of herself as "boring," but when she inherits a set of tarots cards and a reading indicates she will be with Declan, the school hottie, things really start to heat up.

The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book By Gaiman, Neil (Book - 2008 ) J/ FICTION GAIMAN NEIL Available in some locations

Annotation:312 p. (Gr. 5-8) Nobody Owens (“Bod”) was left at a graveyard when he was a baby and raised by ghosts. The older he gets, the more he wants to explore outside the graveyard, but he doesn’t realize the dangers that have been lurking since he was a baby.

Schooled
Schooled By Korman, Gordon (Book - 2007 ) J/ PB KORMAN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 20 copies

Annotation:208 p. (Gr. 6-9) Capricorn Anderson was raised on a commune, has long hippie hair, doesn’t have a clue about the “real world,” and doesn’t stand a chance at Claverage (aka C-Average) Middle School…or does he?

First Daughter
First Daughter Extreme American Makeover By Perkins, Mitali (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION PERKINS MITALI Available in some locations

Annotation:227 p. (Gr. 7-9) Sparrow’s father is running for president, and she is campaigning along to help out. When the campaign strategists come up with a plan to look her look “All-American,” Sparrow has to take steps to be true to herself and set the paparazzi straight.

Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie
Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie By Sonnenblick, Jordan (Book - 2005 ) / FICTION SONNENB JORDAN Available in some locations

Annotation:273 p. (Gr. 7-8) Eighth Grader Steven Alper’s life changes from being about drums and girls to being about medical bills and chemotherapy when his little brother Jeffrey develops leukemia. How does he cope and make life worth living?

Flora Segunda
Flora Segunda Being the Magickal Mishaps of A Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (one Blue), A House With Eleven Thousand Rooms, and A Red Dog By Wilce, Ysabeau S. (Book - 2006 ) / PB WILCE Available in some locations

Annotation:431 p. (Gr. 7-9) Flora Fyrdraaca accidentally stumbles into trouble when she lets her family’s magical butler drain her will to maintaintheir 11,000 room mansion.


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