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2017-2018 Georgia Peach Book List for Teens

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Georgia Peach Books

  1. 1. GEORGIA PEACH BOOKS 2017-2018
  2. 2. All American Boys / Reynolds & Kiely  When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's alternating viewpoints.  Realistic Fiction  Lexile 770
  3. 3. The Anatomical Shape of a Heart / Bennett • Sparks fly when Beatrix Adams, seventeen, who strives to be a medical illustrator, meets Jack, one of San Francisco's most notorious graffiti artists, but even as Beatrix begins to uncover the secrets that have left Jack so wounded, her own family secrets threaten to tear them apart. • Contemporary Romance • Lexile 800
  4. 4. Dumplin’ / Murphy  Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.  Lexile 710  Contemporary Fiction
  5. 5. We Are the Ants / Hutchinson  After the suicide of his boyfriend, Henry deals with depression and family issues, all while wondering if he was really abducted and told he has 144 days to decide whether or not the world is worth saving.  Lexile 800  LGBTQIA, Science fiction
  6. 6. Wolf by Wolf /Graudin  "The first book in a duology about an alternate version of 1956 where the Axis powers won WWII, and hold an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents to commemorate their victory"--.  Lexile 670  Alternative History
  7. 7. Six of Crows / Bardugo  Six dangerous outcasts must learn to work together after they are offered an impossible heist that can save the world from destruction.  Lexile 700  Fantasy Fiction
  8. 8. This Savage Song / Schwab  "As the heirs to opposing sides in a warring city, Kate Harker and Augustus Flynn should never have met. A Romeo and Juliet-esque fantasy about the difference between good and evil and the blurry gray area in between"--.  Lexile 830  Urban Fantasy
  9. 9. True Letters from a Fictional Life/ Logan  To help him deal with his inner struggles, James writes letters to the people of his life and locks them away, but when his words are broadcast all over school he needs to decide if he wants to live a life of fiction.  Not yet Lexiled LGBTQIA, realistic fiction
  10. 10. My Lady Jane / Hand, Ashton, Meadows  On the eve of her marriage to a stranger, sixteen-year- old Lady Jane Grey is swept in a conspiracy to usurp the throne from her cousin.  Lexile 760  Historical Fantasy
  11. 11. When We Collided / Lord  Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?  Lexile 730
  12. 12. Code of Honor / Gratz  When Iranian-American Kamran Smith learns that his big brother, Darius, has been labelled a terrorist, he sets out to piece together the codes and clues that will save his brother's life and his country from a deadly terrorist attack.  Lexile 660  Contemporary Fiction
  13. 13. Holding Smoke / Cosimano  John "Smoke" Conlan uses his supernatural ability to travel outside the walls of a juvenile detention center to try to clear his name and help his fellow inmates find redemption.  Not yet Lexiled  Paranormal fiction
  14. 14. Girl Mans Up / Girard  Pen, who looks and acts like a boy, just wants is to be the kind of girl shes always been, but the people in her life have a problem with it? Old-world parents, faltering friendships, and strong feelings toward other girls lead Pen to see that in order to be who she truly wants to be, shell have to man up.  Not yet Lexiled  LGBTQIA, Realistic fiction
  15. 15. Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here / Breslaw  When her beloved television series is abruptly canceled, Scarlett finds herself without an outlet for her fan-fiction, a situation that forces her to experiment with a different form of writing and to explore her real-world relationships.  Not yet Lexiled  Realistic Fiction, First person
  16. 16. The First Time She Drowned / Kletter  Committed to a mental hospital against her will for something she claims she did not do, Cassie O'Malley signs herself out against medical advice when she turns eighteen and tries to start over at college, until her estranged mother appears, throwing everything Cassie believes about herself into question.  Not yet Lexiled  Realistic Fiction
  17. 17. The Darkest Corners / Thomas  When her father dies, Tessa is pulled back to the small Pennsylvania town where her life came apart when her father was sent to prison, her mother went to pieces, and her beloved older sister ran away, and where her testimony and that of her now-estranged friend Callie sent a serial killer to death row--a serial killer who may be getting a new trial as long buried secrets come to light.  Lexile 740  Mystery
  18. 18. Dan vs. Nature / Calame  Follows the story of a teen graphic novel artist whose mother sends him on a survivalist camping trip to bond with his soon-to-be-stepdad, a haphazard journey marked by pranks, his germaphobe best friend, an attractive girl and the loss of their guide.  Lexile 660  Realistic Fiction, Humorous
  19. 19. Girl in Pieces / Glasgow  As she struggles to recover and survive, seventeen- year-old homeless Charlotte "Charlie" Davis cuts herself to dull the pain of abandonment and abuse.  Lexile 740
  20. 20. Illuminae / Kaufman and Kristoff  The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy, while their ship's artificial intelligence system and a deadly plague may be the end of them all.  Lexile 780  Science Fiction
  21. 21. Labyrinth Lost / Cordóva  "Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it made her father disappear into thin air. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get her family back"--.  Lexile 630  Paranormal Fiction
  22. 22.  Book Covers, Lexile information, and descriptions from NoveList  Book Trailers (embedded in QR codes) used are from publishers or authors  QR codes generated by Unitag QR