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Swashbuckling Adventures Swashbuckling Adventures

recommended by SLPL_Teens
If you love danger and derring-do (and who doesn’t!), you’ll love these rousing tales of adventure, on the high seas or above them!
If you love danger and derring-do (and who doesn’t!), you’ll love these rousing tales of adventure, on the high seas or above them!
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13 Books for Teens that Address Gun… 13 Books for Teens that Address Gun…

recommended by SLPL_Teens
In a time when acts of gun violence are reported with such regularity, it is helpful for young people to see the emotional consequences of…
In a time when acts of gun violence are reported with such regularity, it is helpful for young people to see the emotional consequences of…
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Read It Forward: Read It Forward:

By SLPL_Teens
St. Louis Public Library presents our spring 2018 Read It Forward with Nnedi Okorafor featuring her fantastic young adult novel “Akata…
St. Louis Public Library presents our spring 2018 Read It Forward with Nnedi Okorafor featuring her fantastic young adult novel “Akata…
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Akata Witch Akata Witch

recommended by SLPL_Teens
Like “Akata Witch,” the books on this list feature fantasy and magic. They also feature teens who come to know more about themselves and…
Like “Akata Witch,” the books on this list feature fantasy and magic. They also feature teens who come to know more about themselves and…
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National Novel Writing Month National Novel Writing Month

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Be inspired to write your own novel. In celebration of November being “National Novel Writing Month”, check out these stirring novels.
Be inspired to write your own novel. In celebration of November being “National Novel Writing Month”, check out these stirring novels.
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Long Way Down Long Way Down

By SLPL_Teens
Will knows the rules of his neighborhood. No matter what happens you don’t cry and you don’t snitch. But on the morning after his brother S…
Will knows the rules of his neighborhood. No matter what happens you don’t cry and you don’t snitch. But on the morning after his brother S…
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Teen Books That Go Bump in the Night Teen Books That Go Bump in the Night

recommended by SLPL_Teens
Spooky reads to get you ready for Halloween
Spooky reads to get you ready for Halloween
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Books to Films Books to Films

recommended by SLPL_Teens
Check out these great films based on comic books, novels, and science fiction stories!
Check out these great films based on comic books, novels, and science fiction stories!
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Staff Pick: Stranger than Fanfiction Staff Pick: Stranger than Fanfiction

By SLPL_Teens
What would you do if you invited the star of your favorite show along for a road trip and they actually showed up?  A group of recent high …
What would you do if you invited the star of your favorite show along for a road trip and they actually showed up?  A group of recent high …
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Staff Pick: The Leaf Reader Staff Pick: The Leaf Reader

By SLPL_Teens
This is Emily Asenault first YA novel and it is a good one.The main character Marnie Wells discovers that she can read tea leaves. Basketba…
This is Emily Asenault first YA novel and it is a good one.The main character Marnie Wells discovers that she can read tea leaves. Basketba…
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Staff Pick: Deacon Locke Went to Prom Staff Pick: Deacon Locke Went to Prom

By SLPL_Teens
How far would you go to be with the one you care about on Prom Night? Deacon Locke doesn’t have many friends or a girlfriend but he wants t…
How far would you go to be with the one you care about on Prom Night? Deacon Locke doesn’t have many friends or a girlfriend but he wants t…
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Staff Picks: The Fashion Committee Staff Picks: The Fashion Committee

By SLPL_Teens
How far would you go to achieve your dreams? This is the story of two art-obsessed teens:  Charlie is crazy for fashion while John works wi…
How far would you go to achieve your dreams? This is the story of two art-obsessed teens:  Charlie is crazy for fashion while John works wi…
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Staff Pick: The Absolutely True Diary of… Staff Pick: The Absolutely True Diary of…

By SLPL_Teens
If Junior Spirit’s life isn’t hard enough living on the Spokane Indian reservation, it’s made worse by his copious health problems, making …
If Junior Spirit’s life isn’t hard enough living on the Spokane Indian reservation, it’s made worse by his copious health problems, making …
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Wild Reads Wild Reads

recommended by mwelschslpl
For fans of dystopian tales of survival like Hunger Games and Maze Runner, check out these titles!
For fans of dystopian tales of survival like Hunger Games and Maze Runner, check out these titles!
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Back to School Back to School

recommended by SLPL_Teens
It's almost that time for summer to end and school to begin. Prepare yourself with these great teen reads.
It's almost that time for summer to end and school to begin. Prepare yourself with these great teen reads.
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