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Teen Recommendations from the Summer Reading Challenge

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As part of the library's Summer Reading Challenge, teens have been writing about books they've enjoyed on Recommended Read entries, which enter them into weekly drawings for prizes. Take a look at some recent recommendations teens have submitted, and find something new to read!

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Regan Barnhill
"It is a very sweet fairytale. It is very funny and joyful." - Monica

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Wild Cards by Simone Elkeles
"I really enjoyed how the story was set in a suburb of Chicago because I could picture all the places the characters went. I also liked how one of the protagonists had a strong personality." - Alexis

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I Will Always Write Back by Martin Ganda and Caitlin Alifirenka
"I Will Always Write Back is a true story! It made me really happy in the end when everything turned out okay. It will change your view of the world!" - Jorja

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Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines
"This book explains how different people grieve, no one grieves the same. It explains how in our darkest, deepest sorrow we can survive with love." - Krystal

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The Darkest Path by Jeff Hirsch
"It keeps you on your toes, telling you how one person can matter in a war but how tough it is for them." - Xavier

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Scorched by Mari Mancusi
"If you like fantasy, then this book will blow your minds because it's about a dragon egg and the future." - Alejandro

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The Calling of Emily Evans by Janette Oke
"It is an intriguing story of a young woman who receives a 'call' from God to serve as a mission worker in His Church. The book was so interesting and mind-capturing that it was hard to put down!" - Annalyse

Cover of Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
"Very suspenseful, keeps you interested with different scenarios. The concept puts you in a different world kind of like The Hunger Games." - Tarek