Six Feet Over It (Book) : Longo, Jennifer : When fourteen-year-old Leigh's father buys a graveyard and insists she work there after school, she learns much about life, death, and the power of friendship.
In Sara Benincasa's contemporary retelling of The Great Gatsby, a teenage girl becomes entangled in the drama of a Hamptons social circle.
15 YA Novels To Watch Out For This Spring
Sedgwick’s chilling White Crow kept me up old-school style: reading under the covers long after bedtime. I’m anticipating that the 2014 Printz Award-winner’s newest story about a blind teen girl and her odd younger brother who journey to New York City to find their missing father will be just as captivating.
Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.
Living in a violent, impoverished town outside Washington, D., fifteen-year-old Blaise joins an infamous gang against the advice and warnings of her best friends only to be required by her new leader to put herself in life-threatening situations.