Results for Children & Teens + Strong Female Leads, set in USA

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  • Out of The Easy
    Ruta Sepetys
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
     
    With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta ...
  • Zane and the Hurricane : A Story of Katrina
    Rodman Philbrick
    Hardcover: 02/25/2014
     
    Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his ...
  • The Tyrant's Daughter
    J.C. Carleson
    Hardcover: 02/11/2014
     
    From a former CIA officer comes the riveting account of a royal Middle Eastern family exiled to the American ...
  • Why We Broke Up
    Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman
    Paperback: 12/03/2013
     
    Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box...
  • Lovely, Dark and Deep
    Amy McNamara
    Paperback: 11/12/2013
     
    A resonant debut novel about retreating from the world after losing everything - and the connections that ...
  • Ask the Passengers
    A. S. King
    Paperback: 09/10/2013
     
    In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society's definitions, Printz Honor ...
  • Dead End in Norvelt
    Jack Gantos
    Paperback: 05/07/2013
     
    A sly, sharp-edged narrative about a small western Pennsylvania town and a dead-funny depiction of growing up ...

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