Ages 15-18

November 7, 2016
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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Patricia McCormick

Suspenseful prose and careful research make Bonhoeffer’s brave actions come to life for teen readers. The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero […]
November 3, 2016
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Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Grit, friendship, and hope come together in this bittersweet memoir for teens. Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea […]
October 24, 2016
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Trial and Triumph/ *Radiant by Richard M. Hannula

  Church history anthologies of men and women from all over the world in story format for middle grades and up! Trial and Triumph: Stories from […]
September 26, 2016
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A rich historical fiction work that offers hope in the midst of war-torn France.   All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Scribner, 2014. 531 […]
September 26, 2016
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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

A compelling–and ultimately hopeful–crossover title for teens and adults about Hitler’s evacuation of Germany and the biggest maritime disaster in history. Salt to the Sea by […]
August 17, 2016
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Back-to-School Backpack List (2016)

Just in time for the start of a new school year with new pencils, new protractors, new textbooks: our Back-to-School Backpack Booklist! As is our custom, […]
July 20, 2016
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

  Rashad (a black guy) and Quinn (a white guy) take turns narrating this timely and moving young adult realistic fiction story about police brutality and […]
March 18, 2016
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Allegiant: It Was a Book First!

 The Divergent series by Veronica Roth, a self-avowed Christian, lives on as Allegiant hits theaters this week. Below, Hayley reflects Allegiant in book form. Allegiant, by Veronica Roth.  Katherine Tegen […]