YARP Teen Choice List High School 2021-22

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          YA Ac37c   Clap when you land  by   Acevedo, Elizabeth
 A novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love. Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people. 


        GN YA C922f   Flamer by  Curato, Mike
 It's the summer between middle school and high school, and Aiden Navarro is away at camp. Everyone's going through changes―but for Aiden, the stakes feel higher. As he navigates friendships, deals with bullies, and spends time with Elias (a boy he can't stop thinking about), he finds himself on a path of self-discovery and acceptance.


       YA H463t   They went left  by  Hesse, Monica
 Eighteen-year-old Zofia Lederman, a Holocaust survivor, travels across post-war Europe as she searches for her younger brother, Abek. Zofia's last words to her brother were a promise: Abek to Zofia, A to Z. When I find you again, we will fill our alphabet. Now her journey to fulfill that vow takes her through Poland and Germany.


        YA J134g   Good girl’s guide to murder  by   Jackson, Holly
The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn't so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final year project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone wants to stay hidden.


        YA K119s   Shadow of the Fox  by  Kagawa, Julie
One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn. Raised by monks in the isolated Silent Winds temple, Yumeko has trained all her life to hide her yokai nature. Half kitsune, half human, her skill with illusion is matched only by her penchant for mischief. Until the day her home is burned to the ground.


         YA K162a   Aurora Rising  by  Kaufman, Amie
 The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch. And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem—that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space.


         YA K715e   Extraordinaries  by   Klune, TJ
Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom is a superpower, right? After a chance encounter with Shadow Star, Nova City’s mightiest hero (and Nick’s biggest crush), Nick sets out to make himself extraordinary. And he’ll do it with or without the reluctant help of Seth Gray.


          YA M279s   Serpent & Dove  by  Mahurin, Shelby
Lou is a witch scratching out a life for herself on the streets of Cesarine after fleeing from her coven. Reid is a witch hunter anointed by the church to kill all witches he finds. When a twist of fate causes the two to get legally married, their lives will never be the same. Both soon find that the enemies they once feared are not who they seem.


          YA M522f   Furia  by  Mendez, Yamile Saied
In Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother’s narrow expectations, in her rising-soccer-star brother’s shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. Camila gets the chance.


         GN YA Os2h  Heartstopper  by  Oseman, Alice
 Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player Nick Nelson in class one morning. A warm and intimate friendship follows, and that soon develops into something more for Charlie, who doesn't think he has a chance. But Nick is struggling with feelings of his own.


          YA 340.09 St48j   Just Mercy  by  Stevenson, Bryan Lawyer 
Bryan Stevenson shares his efforts to end racial and economic injustice through his organization Equal Justice Initiative. With personal stories from his work, he sheds light on a broken justice system he's working to change.


         YA 741.5 Y16a  Dragon Hoops  by  Yang, Gene Luen
Gene doesn’t get sports. As a kid, his friends called him “Stick” and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it's all anyone can talk about.