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The Maze Runner

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ISBN: 9780385737951
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 24th, 2010

If you loved The Hunger Games you'll love following Thomas up the lift and into the glade as he struggles to figure out why he and other teens are trapped with no memories other than their names. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Divergent

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ISBN: 9780062024039
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 28th, 2012

Teens who are searching for their next dystopian series will dive into Chicago's future, a time when five factions must choose the virtue that becomes their life quest. Beatrice wants to follow her family and her heart, but she can't do both. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


The Fault in Our Stars

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ISBN: 9780142424179
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Published: Penguin Books - April 8th, 2014

My students claim John Green is this generation's Shakespeare because his portrait of star-crossed lovers is contemporary, clean and darkly humorous -- more so than "Romeo and Juliet." ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky

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ISBN: 9781586483883
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Published: PublicAffairs - June 13th, 2006

Three lost boys, or child survivors of the Sudanese conflict, describe their trek across 1,000 miles of war-torn country rife with land mines, crocodiles, starvation, predatory animals and extreme conditions. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


A Long Way Gone

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ISBN: 9780374531263
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

While 12-year-old Ishmael was out tending his family's livestock, militants came and burned his home, his family and his entire village. The story of how he survives in the harsh conditions of South Africa -- by joining forces with his family's killers -- is chilling sorrowful and hopeful. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Within Reach

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ISBN: 9780141304977
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Published: Puffin Books - January 1st, 2000

Sixteen-year-old Mark, who took up climbing on a few years earlier, decided to attempt to summit the highest mountain in the world. With the support of family and expert teammates, he survived the deadly 1996 expedition documented by Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


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