Between Two Brothers by Crystal AllenA rare argument between shy 13-year-old Isaiah and his beloved older brother Seth is bad enough. But it’s made much worse when an accident leaves Seth in a coma before Isaiah can apologize. Isaiah’s relatable voice will pull you into this heart-wrenching yet hopeful story.
The Selkie's Daughter by Linda Crotta BrennanIn coastal Nova Scotia, human-seal shapeshifter Brigit has to hide her heritage, even while protecting her home and family from deadly threats. Blending painful reality with the tragedy and heroism of folklore, this historical fantasy is an intense, gripping read.
The Unbeatable Lily Hong by Diana MaAfter secretly entering a video competition, aspiring filmmaker Lily is roped into a traditional Chinese dance fundraiser to support her parents’ struggling Chinese school. To succeed at both, Lily needs help from lots of people -- including her archenemy, Max Zhang.
Just Shy of Ordinary by A.J. SassHoping that a new routine will relieve the anxiety they’ve been hiding, nonbinary 13-year-old homeschooler Shai starts public school, where they’re placed in 9th grade. But can a year of new crushes, fading friendships, and big school projects really make them less stressed?
Lulu Sinagtala and the City of Noble Warriors by Gail D. VillanuevaLulu loves Tagalog legends, but she’s shocked to discover that they’re true: her adoptive family are deities, her best friend is a shape-shifter, and she herself has powerful magic. Read this mythological series opener for out-loud laughs and with a main character you’ll root for.
Shark Teeth by Sherri WinstonSharkita “Kita” Hayes is terrified of being separated from her siblings again, like when their mama left them. Mama’s back now, but how is Kita supposed to trust her? This story about an unstable family covers some tough stuff and offers complicated, authentic characters.
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