Young Adult Books - Social Themes

Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

Instant New York Times bestseller! From award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. 

The story that I thought

was my life


All This Time Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534466340
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

From the team behind #1 New York Times bestseller Five Feet Apart comes a gripping new romance that asks: Can you find true love after losing everything?

Kyle and Kimberly have been the perfect couple all through high school, but when Kimberly breaks up with him on the night of their graduation party, Kyle’s entire world upends—literally.


Watch Over Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108970
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A modern ghost story about trauma and survival, Watch Over Me is the much-anticipated new novel from the Printz Award-winning author of We Are Okay

★ “Gripping; an emotion-packed must-read.” –Kirkus, starred review


Permanent Record Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534445987
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!
“Smart and funny…warm and rewarding.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A compelling and quirky tale of love and negotiating early adulthood in New York City.” —School Library Journal

From the New York Times bestselling author of Emergency Contact, which Rain


Dear Justyce Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984829665
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.


Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

Grown exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation, providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls. Groundbreaking, heart-wrenching, and essential reading for all in the #MeToo era.” —Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles 


Geese Are Never Swans Cover Image
By Kobe Bryant (Created by), Eva Clark
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949520057
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Published: Granity Studios - July 21st, 2020

"Packed full of emotion. . . . An influential read with a powerful message."--Booklist

Whether goose or swan, I have wings. And I'll fly.


Everything That Makes Us Feel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781645381655
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Published: Ten16 Press - July 28th, 2020

Fifteen-year-old Neil lost his brother to suicide one year ago, and in the process, he lost his voice. Now, with his parents drifting apart and another first day at a new school, his life feels like it's spiraling out of control. That is, until Neil meets a high school counselor who gets him involved in the Polar Bear Club, where he connects with a group of classmates he can finally relate to.


This Is My America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118764
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.


Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239129
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 4th, 2020

"Garber’s gorgeous novel combines the wonder of a Hogwarts-style magic school with the Twilight-esque dynamics of a hidden magical species that has strict rules about interacting with the human world." - BOOKLIST (Starred Review)

Some people ARE illegal.

Lobizonas do NOT exist.

Both of these statements are false.


They Wish They Were Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114292
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Published: Razorbill - August 4th, 2020

TV ADAPTATION "THE PLAYERS' TABLE" STARRING SYDNEY SWEENEY AND HALSEY CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT

Gossip Girl meets One of Us Is Lying with a dash of The Secret History in this slick, taut murder mystery set against the backdrop of an exclusive prep school on Long Island.


Darius the Great Deserves Better Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108239
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Published: Dial Books - August 25th, 2020

In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: a boyfriend, an internship, a spot on the soccer team. It's everything he's ever wanted--but what if he deserves better?


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