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Dinan, Kurt.
Don't get caught

To his great surprise, uncool eleventh-grader Max Cobb is invited to join the Chaos Club, an exclusive group of students responsible for some of the biggest pranks at his high school.

Karo, Aaron.
Galgorithm

Working as an underground matchmaker for his hapless classmates, Shane struggles with his own broken heart and hangs out with his best friend, Jennifer, before deciding to apply his own advice to find true love before graduation.

Herbach, Geoff.
Fat boy vs. the cheerleaders

When the high school cheerleading team takes over a soda vending machine's funds, which were previously collected by the pep band, Gabe Johnson, an overweight "band geek" tired of being called names and looked down on, declares war.

Portman, Frank.
King Dork approxamitely

With stitches in his head and aftereffects from surgery, Tom Henderson finds some of his most deeply-held beliefs shattering but, somehow, "makes out" with at least two girls by the end of tenth grade.

Knudsen, Michelle.
Evil librarian

He is young. He is hot. He is also evil. He is ....... the librarian. Cynthia's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, but after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. Maybe it's the creepy look in the librarian's eyes... or the blood and horns and bat-like wings that appear when he thinks no one is looking. He's a demon... and now Cyn has to save her best friend from the clutches of the evil librarian, who also seems to be slowly sucking the life force out of the entire student body! Absolutely outrageous.

Smith, Andrew
100 sideways miles

Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away. Both tragic and hilarious.

Levithan, David.
Hold me closer

Larger-than-life Tiny Cooper finally gets to tell his story, from his fabulous birth and childhood to his quest for true love and his infamous parade of ex-boyfriends, in the form of a musical he wrote.

Ness, Patrick
The rest of us just live here

The best friend of a kid with superhuman qualities endeavors to have a life of his own that is both normal and extraordinary in the face of constant world-shaking challenges, threats against his school, and an elusive pretty girl. It's original, funny, and moving.

Damico, Gina.
Croak

A delinquent sixteen-year-old girl is sent to live with her uncle for the summer, only to learn that he is a Grim Reaper who wants to teach her the family business.

Hutchinson, Shaun David.
fml

Tonight's the night: Simon's big chance to finally get with Cassie. Cassie, who he's loved for ages. Cassie, who is newly boyfriend-free. Cassie, who just happens to be throwing the biggest party of the year. Simon's plan is simple: He'll go to the party, she'll fall in love with him, they'll make out like crazy, and the night will be a complete success. But things don't ever go as planned...especially when it comes to Cassie.

McBride, Lish.
Hold me closer, necromancer

Sam LaCroix, a Seattle fast-food worker and college dropout, discovers that he is a necromancer, part of a world of harbingers, werewolves, satyrs, and one particular necromancer who sees Sam as a threat to his lucrative business of raising the dead.

Iserson, David.
Firecracker

Forced to attend public school after being expelled from her elite private school, Astrid earns the enmity of her new peers as a result of her biting wit and competitive worldview until fellow misfits teach her a lesson in humility.

Green, John
Will Grayson, Will Grayson

When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Andrews, Jesse.
Me and Earl and the dying girl

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

Bray, Libba.
Beauty queens

When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.

Walsh, Marissa
A field guide to high school

Andie and her best friend Bess read through a manual Andie's Yale-bound sister wrote for her, which is filled with tips and tricks for excelling at Plumstead Country Day high school where Andie is about to be a freshman.

Alexie, Sherman
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Doyle, Larry.
I love you, Beth Cooper

Denis Cooverman didn't want to give a typical graduation speech. So, instead, he stood up in front of his 512 class-mates and said something really important: "I love you, Beth Cooper." It would have been such a sweet, romantic moment. Except that Beth, the head cheerleader, has only the vaguest idea who Denis is. And Denis, the captain of the debate team, is so far out of her league he is barely even the same species.

Abdel-Fattah, Randa.
Does my head look big in this?

Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert.
Dairy queen

After spending her summer running the family farm and training the quarterback for her school's rival football team, fifteen-year-old D.J. decides to go out for the sport herself, not anticipating the reactions of those around her.