10th - 12th Grade Good Reads

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The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas

After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
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Lovely War
Julie Berry

History and mythology mix in this multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates - and the hearts - of four mortals in their hands.
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Children of Blood & Bone
Tomi Adeyemi

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother, and a rogue princess fight to restore magic to the land, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.
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Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.
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They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera

In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, two teenagers meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.
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The Astonishing Color of After
Emily X.R. Pan

After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother, whom she believes turned into a bird.
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Dread Nation
Justina Ireland

When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy that has her fighting for her life against powerful enemies.
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We Hunt the Flame
Hafsah Faizal

In a world inspired by ancient Arabia, seventeen-year-old huntress Zafira must disguise herself as a man to seek a lost artifact that could return magic to her cursed world.
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We Are Okay
Nina LaCour

After leaving her life behind to go to college in New York, Marin must face the truth about the tragedy that happened in the final weeks of summer when her friend Mabel comes to visit.
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Saint Anything
Sarah Dessen

Sydney's charismatic older brother has always been the center of attention, but when he is sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place in the world until she meets the Chathams, who makes her feel seen for the first time.
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Descendant of the Crane
Joan He

Princess Hesina of Yan is thrust into power when her beloved father is murdered, and she's determined to find his killer - whatever the cost.
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Erika L. Sánchez

After the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed.
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A List of Cages
Robin Roe

Adam, a high school senior, rescues Julian, a freshman, from an abusive situation.
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One of Us is Lying
Karen M. McManus

When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students, all four become suspects. It's up to them to solve the case.
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Five Feet Apart
Rachael Lippincott

Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is pushing the boundaries of their safety.
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