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Teen book Review

A Girl Called Echo

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A Girl Called Echo (V.1 of the Pemmican Wars)

By Katherena Vermette

This beautiful graphic novel will appeal to just about any age. Echo is a lonely 13 year old Metis girl in a new school who, in the middle of history class, finds herself transported to a bison hunt in 1814 on the Saskatchewan prairie. Echo slips back and forth in time, visiting a Metis camp and witnessing the Battle of Seven Oaks.

Crafting with Feminism

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Crafting with Feminism: 25 girl-powered projects to smash the patriarchy

 By Bonnie Burton

If you have ever had the itch to embroider some sassy words or felt the urge to make some super heroine wrist cuffs, this book may be for you.

A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

This story focuses on Meg Murry, who is having a hard time with not only being a teen, but also missing her dad, who is away for work but actually missing.

One of Us is Lying

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One of Us is Lying  By Karen M. McManus

The story starts out like a modern day Breakfast Club, with five students stuck in detention. We meet Bronwyn, the Yale bound non-rule breaking "brain"; Addy, the picture-perfect homecoming queen "beauty"; Nate, the "criminal" already on probation for dealing; Cooper, the all star baseball pitcher athlete, aka "jock", and Simon, the "outcast" and creator of Bayview High's notorious gossip app. But then the story takes a dark turn. Before the end of detention Simon is dead.

Author Spotlight - Sam Maggs

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Author Spotlight - Sam Maggs

I recently had the pleasure of hearing Sam talk and want to share how awesome her recent writings are about smart women and girl geeks. She also writes for a video game company and on her website at sammaggs.com - check her out! (Lily - Teen Librarian)

Because I was a Girl

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Because I was a Girl: True Stories for girls of all ages 

Edited by Melissa De La Cruz

This is an inspiring collection of true stories by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges, and opportunities they've faced...because of their gender. Edited by bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.

Queen of Hearts

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Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes

(Book 1 in The Queen of Hearts series)

When an enchanting stranger arrives at Wonderland Palace, Princess Dinah, the future Queen of Hearts, is launched into Wonderland's dangerous political game. She must stay one step ahead of her cunning enemies or she'll lose not just the crown but her head.

We Were Liars

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Secrets, secrets, secrets! “No one is a criminal. No one is an addict. No one is a failure.” Our narrator, Cadence, guides you through these three lies, the first of many,

Everything Must Go

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Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis

We are always getting new Teen novels in for you to devour, like the gorgeous Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis. Join Flora as her letters, e-mails, journal entries and messages take you through her extraordinary high school life.

Pashmina

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Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind?