All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor 
Perry T. Cook has lived happily with his mom, an inmate at the Blue River Correctional Facility, for the last 11 years. After they are separated, Perry works to uncover the truth about her crime and show everyone the value of home and family. Realistic Fiction

Beneath by Roland Smith
Pat has always looked up to his big brother, Coop. When Coop leaves home and completely disappears, Pat decides his hero might need some saving. He tracks down Coop's last known whereabouts and finds a secret society beneath the streets of New York. Adventure

Blind Guide to Stinkville by Beth Vrabel
It's hard enough being the new kid in town but try adding blindness and albinism to the mix! Alice must learn to navigate Stinkville with her "guide dog," Tooter, by her side. Realistic Fiction

Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Emily's best friends have always been books and the online game "Book Scavenger," until she meets James, a fellow puzzle enthusiast. Together they find a hidden book, full of clues and ciphers that lead them deep into a dangerous game. Mystery

Dust of Eden
Free verse tells the story of thirteen-year-old Mina Tagawa and her Japanese American family as they are forced to evacuate their Seattle home and relocate to an internment camp in Idaho, where they live for three years. Historical Fiction

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
From Pre-WWII Germany, to 1935 Philadelphia, to a Southern California town reeling in the wake of Pearl Harbor, this epic novel tells the stories of three individuals whose lives are brought together by a magical harmonica. Historical Fiction

Firefly Code by Megan Frazer
Blakemore Mori and her friends live in a utopian community where every kid knows he or she is genetically engineered to be better and smarter. When a strangely-perfect new girl named Ilana moves in, the friends begin to question their world. Science Fiction

I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda
A riveting, true story about friendship, race, and class, told through letters exchanged between Caitlin, a girl from Pennsylvania  and Martin, a boy from Zimbabwe. Biography/Memoir

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
Zomorod wants to be a normal, Californian girl. She tries to blend in by changing her name and joining the Girl Scouts. When the Iranian Revolution erupts, everything becomes more difficult for "Cindy" but she navigates her shifting world with a heavy dose of humor. Historical Fiction

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel
Steve's baby brother is sick. When Steve is stung by a wasp in his backyard, he starts having strange dreams. In one of his visions, the Queen offers to "fix" the baby. All he has to do is say "yes." Horror

The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen
As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani is captured, tested, and quarantined on Attic Island where victims can only expect to live out short, painful lives. With her best friend Weevil beside her, she discovers the truth of what is happening. Fantasy, Adventure

The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
Why are these seven "pieces of trash" so important to The Junkman? To pay for throwing a brick at the Junkman's head, Arthur is sentenced to help him collect trash. Is it possible to find something beautiful and sparkling in piles of broken garbage? Historical Fiction

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
Lynda Blackmon Lowery was 15 years old when she participated in the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery. Her strength shows how one voice is able to make a difference. Non-Fiction

When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin
Ben keeps people at a distance; as a former foster kid, he knows how quickly they can disappear. When he and his adoptive mom rescue Flip, a stray dog, Flip selects Halley to be Ben's new friend. Will her struggle with cancer make it too hard for Ben to open his heart? Realistic Fiction