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Fat Boy vs the cheerleaders Teen Book Fat Boy vs the cheerleaders

Herbach, Geoff.
TEEN HERBACH

When the high school cheerleading team takes over a soda vending machine's funds, which were previously collected by the pep band, Gabe Johnson, an overweight "band geek" tired of being called names and looked down on, declares war.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



One death, nine stories Teen Book One death, nine stories

Marc Aronson (ed.) 746209
TEEN ONE DEA

How could one teenage boy's life elicit other kids' first experiences -- even after he dies?. Kev's the first kid their age to die. And now, even though he's dead, he's not really gone. Even now his choices are touching the people he left behind.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



Artists, writers, thinkers, dreamers : portraits of fifty famous folks & all their weird stuff Teen Book Artists, writers, thinkers, dreamers : portraits of fifty famous folks & all their weird stuff

Hancock, James Gulliver.
TEEN 306.47 HANCOCK

Artist James Gulliver Hancock depicts historical icons in quirky annotated portraits surrounded by their associated possessions, baggage, and foibles. Hemingway's hobbies, Amelia Earhart's preferred dessert, Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite TV show. Each portrait reveals the ordinary quirks of these extraordinary people and captures their personalities in the process.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



Love and other foreign words Teen Book Love and other foreign words

McCahan, Erin.
TEEN MCCAHAN

Brilliant fifteen-year-old Josie has a knack for languages, but her sister's engagement has Josie grappling with the nature of true love, her feelings for her best friend Stu, and how anyone can be truly herself, or truly in love, in a social language that is not her own.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



The doubt factory Teen Book The doubt factory

Bacigalupi, Paolo, author.
TEEN BACIGAL

When a radical band of teen activists [claims] that Alix's powerful father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die in order to make enormous profits from unsafe products, she must decide if she will blow the whistle on his misdeeds.

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If-- : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers Juvenile Book If-- : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers

Smith, David J. (David Julian), 1944- author.
J 500 SMITH

Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls).

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



The Night Gardener : a scary story Juvenile Book The Night Gardener : a scary story

Auxier, Jonathan, author.
J AUXIER

Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



The Freedom Summer murders Teen Book The Freedom Summer murders

Mitchell, Don, 1957- author.
TEEN 323.1196 MITCHEL

Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



Reality Boy : a novel Teen Book Reality Boy : a novel

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970-
TEEN KING

An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania, who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell.

Suggested by Melleny, your Mukilteo Teen Librarian



Tomboy : a graphic memoir Teen Book Tomboy : a graphic memoir

Prince, Liz, author.
TEEN BIO PRINCE PRINCE

Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

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