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2010-2019 Audiobook eBook English High school (grades 9+) Italian Medium Length (up to 8 hrs) Middle school (grades 5-8) Novel Online Physical Format Short Length (up to 2 hrs) Uncategorized

A Monster Calls

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Conor, a thirteen-year-old boy, lives with his mother who just got diagnosed with cancer. His mother disease scares Conor, who starts having nightmares and a visit from a monster, seven minutes after midnight.
The first time he comes, he propose to Conor a deal: he will tell him three stories, after which Conor will have to tell him one of his own.

Year of Release: 2011

Author(s): Patrick Ness

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25480342

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ISBN: 9780763655594

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00D460VJ2/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651489989&sr=8-1

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005OZ4Y6M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651490182&sr=8-1

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this book written by patrick ness but the original idea was by Siobhan Dowd, who couldn’t write it because she died prematurely.
there is also a film

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2000-2009 All English High school (grades 9+) Novel Online Print

The sisterhood of the travelling pants

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Four best friends find some old jeans that seem to fit each of them perfectly. Believing the pants to be somewhat magical, they decide to share them over the summer as they each embark on a different adventure

Year of Release: 2001

Author(s): Ann Brashares

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Can be borrowed here
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2010-2019 All CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

Driving by Starlight

Leena and Mishie, sixteen-year-old best friends, get excitement in their small rebellions against the Saudi cultural police by wearing forbidden clothing, flirting, and listening to prohibited music. Leena wants to go to university and experience being independent, she wants a different life.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Anat Deracine

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Driving-Starlight-Anat-Deracine/dp/1250133424

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2000-2009 All Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

The Rock and the River

This novel tells the story of 13-year-old Sam, who is the son of civil rights activist, Roland Childs. Set in Chicago in 1968, Sam is torn between believing his father of his best friend – can you change things without violence?

Year of Release: 2009

Author(s): Kekla Magoon

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5612052-the-rock-and-the-river

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Rock-River-Coretta-Scott-King/dp/1416978038

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2010-2019 All High school (grades 9+)

Tell the Wolves I’m Home

June has only ever been understood by her uncle, Finn. At fourteen, June didn’t have many friends and felt most comfortable when she was in Finn’s company. However, Finn suddenly dies which completely changes June’s world.

Year of Release: 2012

Author(s): Carol Rifka Brunt

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/12875258-tell-the-wolves-i-m-home

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Tell-Wolves-Carol-Rifka-Brunt/dp/0812982851

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2010-2019 All Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Print

Frankly in Love

Frank falls in love for the first time with a girl named Brit. However, Frank’s parents disapprove and want him to marry a Korean girl. Frank comes up with a plan to “fake” date Joy so his parents would be satisfied. What could go wrong?

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): David Yoon

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Frankly-Love-David-Yoon/dp/1984812203

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2010-2019 All CEFR B1 CEFR B2 English High school (grades 9+) LGBTQI* Novel Print

My Brother’s Name Is Jessica

Sam is meeting his sister Jessica for the first time tonight. Although he has known her all of his life, this is the first time Sam is going to meet the real Jessica. When Sam’s sibling started transitioning, Sam thought his whole world was going to change and he was very confused. But as Sam is going to find out, the love and bond between siblings can never be broken.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): John Boyne

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2020-today All CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) LGBTQI* Novel

The Last One: A Novel

Fatima Daas writes about her experience growing up in Paris. The Last One is a portrait of a young woman dealing with her different identities – French, Algerian, Muslim, lesbian – and getting to know herself and telling her story.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Fatima Daas

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Further information (link): https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/19/books/fatima-daas-the-last-one.html

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Last-One-Novel-OTHER-PRESS/dp/1635421845

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2010-2019 All CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) LGBTQI* Novel Physical Format

My Brother and His Brother

18-year-old Jonas is trying to find out more about his brother Paul, who passed away before Jonas was born. Jonas’s wish to know what his brother was like turns into a mystery as he finds out Paul was in love with another boy before he died and his death is surrounded by loose ends.

Year of Release: 2011

Author(s): Håkan Lindquist

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2000-2009 All CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English High school (grades 9+) Novel Physical Format Poetry

Up from the Sea

This novel-in-verse tells the story of how a Japanese teenage boy, Kai, survived the devastating March 2011 tsunami that destroyed the village he lived in.

Year of Release: 2016

Author(s): Leza Lowitz

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