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281 Results
Kathleen's story —McDaniel, Lurlene.
Book
2004
15 available of 17 items

With the support of her two best friends, sixteen-year-old Kathleen tries to balance her summer volunteer work at the hospital with her responsibilities caring for her mother, who has multiple sclerosis, and her attracti...

The earth, my butt and other big, round things —Mackler, Carolyn.
Book
2003
20 available of 21 items

Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her ...

Girlhearts —Mazer, Norma Fox, 1931-2009.
Book
2001
13 available of 13 items

Thirteen-year-old Sarabeth Silver's life is turned upside-down when her mother dies suddenly, leaving her orphaned, confused, and at the mercy of everyone who seems to know what is best for her.

The nature of Jade —Caletti, Deb.
Book
2007
5 available of 6 items

Seattle high school senior Jade's life is defined by her anxiety disorder and dysfunctional family, until she spies a mysterious boy with a baby who seems to share her fascination with the elephants at a nearby zoo.

Far from Xanadu —Peters, Julie Anne.
Book
2007
1 available of 3 items

In a small Kansas town, sixteen-year-old Mary-Elizabeth "Mike" Szabo tries to come to terms with her father's suicide and her own homosexuality.

No place for kids —Lohans, Alison, 1949-
Book
1999
11 available of 11 items

Sisters Jennifer and Sarah are on the run. Their unemployed dad has turned to alcohol and bad company to deaden the pain of their mother's death. Scared and hungry, yet convinced social services will separate them, the t...

Just another girl : a novel —Carlson, Melody.
Book
2009
18 available of 18 items

Sixteen-year-old Aster, caught between a self-absorbed older sister and a mentally-disabled younger one, yearns for a normal life and, with her first boyfriend's encouragement and trust in God, she begins to make things ...

The burning queen —Lasky, Kathryn, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

When Princess Mary ascends the throne in sixteenth-century England, Rose is forced to leave Princess Elizabeth and serve Mary. Mary's coronation is coming, and Rose will be put to work making elaborate gowns. But the rel...

One whole and perfect day —Clarke, Judith, 1943-
Book
2007
7 available of 7 items

As her irritating family prepares to celebrate her grandfather's eightieth birthday, sixteen-year-old Lily yearns for just one whole perfect day together.

Playing with fire —Blake, Emily.
Book
2006
23 available of 23 items

Fifteen-year-old Alison wonders whom she can trust as she ponders family secrets revealed, her mother's arrest, unexpected betrayals and twisted friendships.

Right behind you —Giles, Gail.
Book
2007
8 available of 8 items

After spending over four years in a mental institution for murdering a friend in Alaska, fourteen-year-old Kip begins a completely new life in Indiana with his father and stepmother under a different name, but not only h...

Story of a girl : a novel —Zarr, Sara.
Book
2007
7 available of 7 items

In the three years since her father caught her in the back seat of a car with an older boy, sixteen-year-old Deanna's life at home and school has been a nightmare, but while dreaming of escaping with her brother and his ...

A game of fox & squirrels —Reese, Jenn, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 7 items

After an incident shatters their family, eleven-year-old Samantha Littlefield and her older sister, Caitlin, are sent to live in rural Oregon with an aunt they've never met. Sam wants nothing more than to go back to the ...

The year we fell from space —King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970- author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

Middle schooler Liberty likes to make her own maps of the stars, in fact she is obsessed with them, especially since her family is falling apart; her parents are getting divorced, her nine-year-old sister will barely lea...

Sweethearts : a novel —Zarr, Sara.
Book
2008
5 available of 5 items

After losing her soul mate, Cameron, when they were nine, Jennifer, now seventeen, transformed herself from the unpopular fat girl into the beautiful and popular Jenna, but Cameron's unexpected return dredges up memories...

Define "normal" : a novel —Peters, Julie Anne.
Book
2000
11 available of 12 items

When she agrees to meet with Jasmine as a peer counselor at their middle school, Antonia never dreams that this girl with the black lipstick and pierced eyebrow will end up helping her deal with the serious problems she ...

Wrecked —Frank, E. R.
Book
2005
6 available of 6 items

After a car accident seriously injures her best friend and kills her brother's girlfriend, sixteen-year-old Anna tries to cope with her guilt and grief, while learning some truths about her family and herself.

The science of breakable things —Keller, Tae, author.
Book
2018
8 available of 9 items

Middle schooler Natalie's year-long assignment to answer a question using the scientific process leads to truths about her mother's depression and her own cultural identity.

Summer of a thousand pies —Dilloway, Margaret, author.
Book
2019
2 available of 2 items

After her father goes to jail, Cady Bennett, twelve, is taken from foster care to spend a summer with her estranged Aunt Michelle, trying to save her failing pie shop.

serafina67 * urgently requires life* —Day, Susie (Susanna Mary), 1975-
Book
2008
3 available of 3 items

Fifteen-year-old Sarah tracks on a blog her efforts to meet her "New Blog Resolutions," especially to be happy again by the anniversary of "The Incident," despite her father's impending remarriage to the Monster, her mot...

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