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Award Winners: Young Adult

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Yara's Spring

Coming of age against all odds in the midst of the Arab Spring.

Growing up in Aleppo, Yara’s childhood has long been shadowed by the coming revolution. But when the Arab Spring finally arrives at Yara’s ...

My Long List of Impossible Things

A brilliant historical YA that asks: how do you choose between survival and doing the right thing?

The arrival of the Soviet Army in Germany at the end of World War II sends sixteen-year-old Katja and ...

What the Eagle Sees

"There is no death. Only a change of worlds. ” —Chief Seattle [Seatlh], Suquamish Chief       
What do people do when their civilization is invaded? Indigenous people have been faced with ...

The House of One Thousand Eyes

Who can Lena trust to help her find out the truth?

Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it’s particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory ...

The Ghost Collector

Ghosts aren’t meant to stick around forever…

Shelly and her grandmother catch ghosts. In their hair.

Just like all the women in their family, they can see souls who haven’t transitioned yet; it’s ...

Follow Your Stuff

Get ready to go global!

Our cellphones, our clothes, our food: All are everyday things we consider essential, but we seldom think of what and who is involved in making them and getting them into our hands. ...

Manuelito

By Elisa Amado
Illustrated by Abraham Urias
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

The powerful story of a child refugee seeking asylum in America

Thirteen-year-old Manuelito is a gentle boy who lives with his family in a tiny village in the Guatemalan countryside. But life is far from ...

A Cave in the Clouds

Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom.  

Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Yazidi people by ISIS forces. Captured ...

Bad Boys of Fashion

A fiercely fabulous look at men’s fashion rule-breakers and icons

Sashay away, ladies: it’s the boys’ turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour ...

Digging Deep

Poisons, ice men, and graves, oh my!

Every archeological find adds to our understanding of the world, but sometimes a discovery is made that is so startling and different that it changes the way we view ...