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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds 
When 16-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn’s alternating viewpoints.

American Street by Ibi Aanu Zoboi
On the corner of American Street and Joy Road, Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie: a good life. But after the family leaves Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins, gritty Detroit, a new school and a surprising  romance, all on her own.Just as she finds her footing in this strange new world, a dangerous proposition presents itself and Fabiola soon realizes that freedom comes at a cost.

Drag Teen by Jeffrey Self
JT is a gay high school senior determined to get out of Clearwater, Fla., and be the first person in his family to go to college, even though he can’t figure out how to pay for it. His friends convince him to compete in a teen drag competition where the first prize is a college scholarship.

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour 
While working as a film production designer in Los Angeles, Emi finds a mysterious letter from a silver- screen legend. The letter leads Emi to Ava, who expands Emi’s understanding of family, acceptance and true romance.

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera
Secrets are revealed as OCD-afflicted Griffin grieves for is first love, Theo, who died in a drowning accident. 

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo 
Amanda Hardy only wants to fit in at her new school, but she’s hiding a big secret. When she falls for Grant, Amanda finds herself yearning to share everything about herself, including her previous life as Andrew.

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she’s hated magic since it made her father disappear. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get  her family back.

Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung
In Australia, Lucy tries to balance her two lives: home with her Chinese immigrant family and her pretentious private school. 

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia’s marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland. But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity for Fire: a dangerous gift for the future queen of a land where magic is forbidden. To make matters worse, she just learned to ride Mynaria’s formidable warhorses. Her teacher is the person who intimidates her most, the prickly and unconventional Princess Amaranthine, sister of her betrothed.

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Natasha: I’m not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is 12 hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Daniel: I’ve always been the good son, living up to my parents’ high expectations. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store, for both of us.

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
When Dimple Shah and Rishi Patel meet at a Stanford University summer program, Dimple is avoiding her parents’ obsession with “marriage prospects,” but Rishi hopes to woo her into accepting an arranged marriage with him.