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Fourteen and Up, 2015 List

Laurie
Anderson
Penguin
9780670012091
$18.99
2014

After five years on the road Hayley must deal with her own painful memories as the daughter of a veteran and struggles to balance senior year in high school, graduation and new romance along with taking care of her father.

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Michael
Barakiva
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
9780374356453
$17.99
2014

Alek’s strict Armenian parents send him to summer school where he meets cute bad boy Ethan. Their misadventures are both hilarious and poignant.

Shane
Burcaw
Roaring Brook
9781626720077
$17.99
2014

Burcaw's witty collection of blog posts turned essays about living with spinal muscular atrophy are sharp and hilarious, moving but not one bit sappy.

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Sara
Farizan
Algonquin
9781616202842
$16.95
2014

No one, not even her Persian family, knows that Leila is a lesbian. This coming-of-age/coming-out story is notable for its warm and matter-of-fact portrayal of ethnicity, class and sexual orientation.

Mary
Farrell
Abrams
9781419710285
$24.95
2014

The amazing women who enlisted and served in the Philippines during World War II came with nursing skills, ball gowns and golf clubs. They provided invaluable medical assistance to the US troops, and suffered alongside them during internment in Japanese POW camps.

Candace
Fleming
Schwartz & Wade
9780375867828
$18.99
2014

See the annotation under 'Audiobooks."

 

Girls Like Us
Gail
Giles
Candlewick
9780763662677
$16.99
2014

In this hard-hitting, emotional tale Quincy and Biddy, special ed high school graduates with unique voices, are placed together as roommates where they form a bond cemented by the traumas they endure.

Adele
Griffin
Soho Teen
9781616953607
$17.99
2014

Artwork, email trails and "interviews" with those who knew her add to the appeal of this very contemporary story exploring the reasons for the tragic death of a teenage artist, Addison Stone.

Alaya Dawn
Johnson
Arthur A. Levine
9780545417815
$17.99
2014

Emily Bird, a senior at an elite D.C. prep school, believes that she has uncovered shocking secrets about her government scientist parents’ work with a nation-wide flu epidemic—if only she could remember them. Sophisticated and suspensful.