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  • Paper Girls. 1

    By Brian K. Vaughn (YA Vaug, Lexile: N/A)

    In the early hours after Halloween on 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and supernatural mysteries collide in this series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.



  • Nimona

    By Noelle Stevenston (YA Stev, Lexile: 350)

    Lord Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, and his sidekick, Nimona, an impulsive young shapeshifter, must prove to the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.



  • Decelerate Blue

    By Adam Rapp (YA Rapp, Lexile: N/A)

    In this new world, speed is everything, and the populace zooms along in a stimulated haze. Angela thinks she's the only person in her family—maybe the only person on the planet—who sees anything wrong with this picture. But she's not alone.



  • Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal

    By G. Willow Wilson (YA Wils, Lexile: 420)

    Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community.



  • The Undertaking of Lily Chen

    By Danica Novgorodoff (YA Novg, Lexile: N/A)

    Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent.



  • The Totally Awesome Hulk

    By Greg Pak (YA Pak, Lexile: N/A)

    There's a brand-new Hulk in town, and his name is Amadeus Cho! Get ready for gamma-fueled entertainment as the kid genius decides he's gonna be the best Hulk ever -and just possibly brings the entire world crashing down into chaos!



  • In Real Life

    By Cory Doctorow (YA Doct, Lexile: 390)

    High schooler Anda loves to play the video game Coarsegold Online and is recruited for a band of female warriors. But when she meets a young "gold farmer" who plays under harsh conditions, she realizes that what happens in Coarsegold online can have serious consequences.



  • Spill Zone

    By Scott Westerfield (YA West, Lexile: 340)

    The Spill claimed Addison’s parents and her little sister hasn’t spoken since. Addison provides by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images, but getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death―or worse.



  • Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet. Book One

    By Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze (YA Blac, Lexile: N/A)

    When a superhuman terrorist group sparks a violent uprising, Wakanda is thrown into turmoil. Can its monarch, one in a long line of Black Panthers, survive the necessary change? Heavy lies the head that wears the cowl!



  • As The Crow Flies

    By Melanie Gillman (YA Gill, Lexile: N/A)

    A queer, black teenager finds herself stranded in a dangerous and unfamiliar place: an all-white Christian youth backpacking camp.



  • Pashmina

    By Nidhi Chanani (YA Chan, Lexile: 240)

    Priyanka discovers in her mother's belongings a magical pashmina that leads her on a journey to India, where she seeks to understand secrets of her family and to claim her own personal identity.



  • The Prince and the Dressmaker

    By Jen Wang (YA Wang, Lexile: N/A)

    Prince Sebastian’s best friend is the dressmaker Frances—one of two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend?



  • Runaways: The Complete Collection. Vol. 1

    By Brian K. Vaughan (YA Vaug, Lexile: N/A)

    When six young friends discover that their parents are all secretly super-powered villians, they run away together and find strength in one another to overcome their evil legacy.



  • Wires and Nerve. Volume 1

    By Marissa Meyer (YA Meye, Lexile: N/A)

    When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous alliance between Earth and Luna, android Iko joins up with a handsome royal guard to hunt down the rogue leader.