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American Girls
Alison Umminger

Fifteen-year-old Anna runs away to Los Angeles where her half-sister takes her in, but after spending days on television and movie sets, she learns LA is not the glamorous escape she imagined.

The Bermudez Triangle: a novel
Maureen Johnson

The friendship of three high school girls and their relationships with their friends and families are tested when two of them fall in love with each other.

The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver
E. Lockhart

Series: Ruby Oliver

A Seattle fifteen-year-old explains some of the reasons for her recent panic attacks, including breaking up with her boyfriend, losing all her girlfriends, tensions between her performance-artist mother and her father, and more.

Dangerous Girls
Abigail Haas

A girl accused of murdering her best friend over spring break is forced to stand trial in the foreign court of Aruba.

In Real Life
Jessica Love

How can your life change when you break the rules every now and then? Hannah Cho is about to find out when she impulsively decides to road trip to Las Vegas, her older sister and BFF in tow, to surprise Nick Cooper and finally declare her more-than-friend feelings for him.

Last Dance at the Frosty Queen
Richard Uhlig

In the spring of 1988, as his high school graduation approaches, Artie Flood worries that he will never be able to escape his tiny Kansas town.

Lucky Few
Kathryn Ormsbee

Homeschooler Stevie Hart meets Max, a strange boy who is obsessed with death, but what starts off as fun together begins spiraling downward when Stevie's diabetes sabotages her fumbling romance with Max, and her best friend, Sanger, announces she is moving out of state.

Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky

"Dear friend, I am writing to you because she said you listen and understand." In his letters to a never-identified person, 15-year-old Charlie's freshman high-school year and coming-of-age ring fresh and true. The movie, starring Harry Potter's Emma Watson, will be released in 2012.

Radiant Darkness
Emily Whitman

Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter threatens to destroy the earth to save her, Persephone finds a way to come back once a year, bringing spring.

Scrambled Eggs at Midnight
Brad Barkley, Heather Hepler

Calliope and Eliot, two fifteen-year-olds in Asheville, North Carolina, begin to acknowledge some unpleasant truths about their parents and form their own ideas about love.

Some Things That Stay
Sarah Willis

Tamara Anderson, a 15-year-old who leads a nomatic kind of life, finds herself in charge of her younger siblings and artistic/nearly insane father when her mother is diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Who Am I Without Him?: Short Stories about Girls and the Boys in Their Lives
Sharon G. Flake

These stories explore black youth through the eyes of young women as they search for themselves while stuggling to stay important to the guys in their lives.

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