The White Darkness The First Part Last Teen by Geraldine McCaughrean by Angela Johnson YF McCaughrean YF Johnson 2008. When her uncle takes her on a 2004. Bobby's carefree teenage life dream trip to the Antarctic changes forever when he becomes a wilderness, Sym's obsession with father and must care for his adored Printz Award Captain Oates and the doomed baby daughter. expedition becomes a reality as she is soon in a fight for her life in some of the harshest terrain on the planet. Postcards From No Man's Winners Land American Born Chinese by Aidan Chambers by Gene Luen Yang YF Chambers YGN Yang 2003. Jacob Todd travels to 2007. This graphic novel alternates Amsterdam to honor his grandfather, between three interrelated stories a soldier who died in a nearby town about the problems of young in World War II, while in 1944, a girl Chinese Americans trying to named Geertrui meets an English participate in American popular soldier named Jacob Todd, who culture. must hide with her family.
Looking for Alaska A Step From Heaven by John Green by Na An YF Green YF An 2006. 16-year-old Miles' first year at 2002. At age four, Young Ju moves Culver Creek Preparatory School in with her parents from Korea to Alabama includes good friends and Southern California. She has always great pranks, but is defined by the imagined America would be like search for answers about life and heaven: easy, blissful and full of death after a fatal car crash. riches. But when her family arrives, The Michael L. Printz Award recognizes she finds it to be the opposite. books that exemplify literary How I Live Now excellence in young adult literature Kit's Wilderness by Meg Rosoff YF Rosoff by David Almond 2005. To get away from her pregnant YF Almond stepmother in New York City, 2001. After moving to an old coal- 15-year-old Daisy goes to England to mining town, Kit accepts an stay with her aunt and cousins, but invitation from a new friend to play a soon war breaks out and rips the dangerous game, venturing into the family apart. depths to reconnect with ancestors who had worked and died within its The County Library walls. 8030 S 1825 W West Jordan, Utah 84088 | 801.943.4636 03/20 KP thecountylibrary.org Dig Bone Gap Where Things Come Back by A.S. King by Laura Ruby by John Corey Whaley YF King YF Ruby YF Whaley When their rags-to-riches 2016. Treated as an outsider in his 2012. Cullen's summer in Lily, grandparents decide against quiet Midwestern town, Finn is the Arkansas is marked by his cousin's bequeathing the family fortune to only witness to an abduction, but his death by overdose, an alleged their descendants, five teens inability to distinguish between faces spotting of a woodpecker thought to confront difficult secrets and the hampers his ability to help with the be extinct, failed romances, and his realities of their disadvantages investigation and subjects Finn to younger brother's sudden before uniting in the effort to save further ridicule. disappearance. the family name. I'll Give You the Sun Ship Breaker The Poet X by Jandy Nelson by Paolo Bacigalupi by Elizabeth Acevedo YF Nelson YF Bacigalupi YF Acevedo 2015. A story of first love and family 2011. A tale set in a Gulf Coast 2019. The daughter of devout loss follows the estrangement shanty town 100 years in the future immigrants discovers the power of between daredevil Jude and her finds teen Nailer dreaming of a slam poetry and begins participating loner twin brother, Noah, as a result better life on the sea before in a school club as part of her effort of a mysterious event brought to discovering a beached clipper ship to understand her mother's strict light by a beautiful, broken boy. and lone survivor. religious beliefs. Midwinterblood Going Bovine We Are Okay by Marcus Sedgwick by Libba Bray by Nina LaCour YF Sedgwick YF Bray YF LaCour 2014. Seven linked vignettes of 2010. In an attempt to find a cure for 2018. Running back to college and passion and love unfold on a Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Cameron shutting out everyone from her life in Scandinavian island inhabited Smith, a disaffected 16-year-old boy, California after a traumatic summer throughout various time periods by sets off on a or ad trip with a death- that nobody else knows about, Marin Vikings, vampires, ghosts and a obsessed video gaming dwarf he met is forced to confront what happened curiously powerful plant that in the hospital. during a lonely, fateful winter break. resembles a dragon. Jellicoe Road March: Book Three In Darkness by Melina Marchetta by John Lewis by Nick Lake YF Marchetta GN Biography Lewis YF Lake 2009. High school student Taylor 2017. Congressman John Lewis, one 2013. Following the Haitian Markham, who was abandoned by of the key figures of the civil rights earthquake, Shorty, a gang her drug-addicted mother at the age movement, joins co-writer Andrew member, is trapped in the rubble of eleven, struggles with her identity Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring of a hospital. As he grows weaker, and family history at a boarding lessons of history to vivid life for a he has visions of his life and of school in Australia. new generation, urgently relevant Toussaint L'Ouverture, who for today's world. liberated Haiti from French rule in 1804.