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Summer Reading List 2018   | Good Reads  



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When Long Island teens Miri, Soleil, Penny, and Jonah befriend a bestselling YA novelist, they find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next novel, with devastating consequences. Told from different perspectives as interviews, journal entries, and book excerpts.

In the near future, the few surviving dogs are studied in a sanctuary, Dog Island, where seventeen-year-old Nano Miller tests robotic dogs, seeks her missing brother, and experiences her first romance.

Xiomara Batista pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers-- especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, who her family can never know about. When she is invited to join her school's slam poetry club, she can't stop thinking about performing her poems.

For most of his young life Avery has dealt with his alcoholic mother with the help of his grandfather Pal--he immerses himself in poetry and popular music, and now that high school is over for the summer, he makes out with his best friend Luca (who understands about alcoholic mothers), but the death of his grandfather creates a hole in his life that he can not seem to crawl out of.

Elena, the first scientifically confirmed virgin birth, acquires the ability to heal by touch at age sixteen, the same year that people start disappearing in beams of light, causing her to wonder if she is bringing about the Apocalypse.

 

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Emma Nash may be down, but after months of wallowing, stalking her ex online and avoiding showering--because, really, who's going to care? --Emma's ready to own her newly single status, get out with her friends and chronicle her dating adventures on her private blog. But life online doesn't always run smoothly.

Seventeen-year-old ZĂ©lie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Told through letters, aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra learns a lesson about love while directing a movie for the Midsummer Night arts festival, in which her longtime crush and his twin brother are also participating.

The first time Philip Digby--the brilliant, annoying, and somehow entirely enigmatic Digby--showed up on Zoe Webster's doorstep, he treated her like a book he'd already read and knew the ending to. But before she knew it, he's dragged her into a series of dangerous, and marginally legal, schemes all related to the futile hunt for his kidnapped sister. A hunt that as haunted him for years. Now, a year later, Digby's got a new lead.

When Daisy's older sister gets engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland, Daisy makes the royal rule-book all her own.


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 Batavia High School  -  2018

Freshman

Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky

Every Day by David Levithan

Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith

Positive by Paige Rawl

 

Sophomore

The President Has Been Shot! by James L. Swanson

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Septys

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld


Junior

Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson

Photo by Brady by Jennifer Armstrong

Mr. Lincoln's High-Tech War by Thomas B. Allen


Senior

United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation

by Jonathan Hennessey and Aaron McConnell