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Allison, Jennifer. Gilda Joyce : the Ladies of the Lake. 2007
Having earned a scholarship to a private girls’ high school, self-proclaimed psychic investigator Gilda Joyce investigates the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a student whose ghost supposedly haunts the campus.
Allison, Jennifer. Gilda Joyce : the Dead Drop.2009 .
Almost-fifteen-year-old psychic investigator Gilda Joyce interns for the summer at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., and solves a mystery involving national security
Beaudoin, Sean. You Killed Wesley Payne. 2011
When hard-boiled, seventeen-year-old private investigator Dalton Rev transfers to Salt River High to solve the case of a dead student, he has his hands full trying to outwit the police, negotiate the school’s social hierarchy, and get paid.
Calame, Don. Beat the Band. 2010
Paired with the infamous “Hot Dog” Helen for a health class presentation on safe sex, tenth-grader Coop tries to regain his “cool” by entering his musically challenged rock group in the “Battle of the Bands” competition.
Calame, Don. Swim the Fly. 2010
Fifteen-year-old Matt and his two best friends Sean and Coop, the least athletic swimmers on the local swim team, find their much anticipated summer vacation bringing them nothing but trouble with unsucessful schemes to see a live naked girl and with Matt, eager to impress the swim team’s “hot” new girl, agreeing to swim the 100-yard butterfly.
Crawford, Brent. Carter’s Big Break. 2010
Fourteen-year-old Will Carter’s summer gets off to a bad start when his girlfriend leaves him, but then he is cast opposite a major star, Hilary Idaho, in a small movie being filmed in his town and things start looking up.
Kluger, Steve.My most excellent year : a novel of love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park .2009
Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Prom .2005
When the faculty advisor is arrested for stealing the funds for the prom and the event is cancelled, Ashley Hannigan feels terrible for her best friend and prom-enthusiast Natalia and so comes up with a plan to get the prom back on track with the assistance of her family, classmates, and Natalia’s creative grandmother.
Bradley, Alex. 24 Firls in 7 Days .2005
Jack Grammar, average American senior, has no date for the prom until his so-called best friends post an ad in the school newspaper and assemble a list of eager girls, giving him just seven days to meet and date them all before asking one special girl tothe prom.After Jack Grammar’s friends, Percy and Natalie, post a personal ad in the school newspaper for him, Jack ends up with only seven days to date all the responses before asking one special girl to the prom.
Brashares, Ann. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants .2001
During their first summer apart, four teenage girls, best friends since earliest childhood, stay in touch through a shared pair of secondhand jeans that magically adapts to each of their figures and affects their attitudes to their different summer experiences.During summer break, longtime friends Lena, Tibby, Carmen, and Bridget each embark on adventures that they share with each other through a pair of jeans that they have decided will be worn by all and so will absorb all of their stories.
Brian, Kate. The Princess and the Pauper .2003
When Princess Carina, the pampered daughter of the king and queen of Vineland, and Julia Johnson, a poor scholarship student, decide to switch places for a day, things soon get wildly out of hand, in a delightfully modern twist on a classic tale that gives new meaning to happily ever after.
Cabot, Meg. All American Girl.2002
After happening upon a situation where she ends up playing an important role in saving the president’s life, Samantha Madison’s simple life is turned upside-down as she soon becomes a major news story, gets an appointment to the U.N., and discovers that the president’s son has a crush on her.
Cabot, Meg. The Princess Diaries .2000
Fourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne.
Cabot, Meg.Princess in Pink. 2004
In a series of humorous diary entries, high school freshman (and Genovian Princess) Mia tries to get her reluctant boyfriend to take her to the prom.
Cabot, Meg. Sweet Sixteen Princess. 2006
During the days before her sixteenth birthday, Mia records in her diary her fear that her grandmother and friends may be planning to throw an extravagant Sweet Sixteen party.
Hiassen, Carl. Hoot. 2002
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, befriends a mysterious boy who introduces him to potty-trained alligators, burrowing owls, and sparkly-tailed poisonous snakes.
Juby, Susan. Alice, I Think. 2003
Having been taught at home for the past ten years, Alice is planning to enter public school as a tenth grader and so wants her reappearance into the social scene to be perfect in every way so that the transition is both simple and successful.
Koertge, Ron. Confess-O-Rama. 1996
While his mother grieves the death of her fourth husband, Tony vents his feelings to the Confess-O-Rama, never suspecting who’s on the other end of the line.
Korman, Gordon. No More Dead Dogs. 2000
While his mother grieves the death of her fourth husband, Tony vents his feelings to the Confess-O-Rama, never suspecting who’s on the other end of the line
Korman, Gordan. Son of the Mob. 2002
Seventeen-year-old Vince Luca’s life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.
Limb, Sue. Girl, 15, charming but insane . 2004
Saddled with beautiful Fiona as a best friend, Jess Jordan launches a campaign to get her would-be soul mate Ben to notice her, and instead brings on a cavalcade of mortification and disaster, not the least of which is a minestrone explosion in her bra and a school-wide viewing of a videotape that features a topless Jess referring to her breasts and Bonnie and Clyde.
Lubar, David. Dunk. 2002
While hoping to work as the clown in an amusement park dunk tank on the New Jersey shore the summer before his junior year in high school, Chad faces his best friend’s serious illness, hassles with police, and the girl that got away.
Mackler, Carolyn. The Earth, My Butt and Other Big Round Things. 2003
Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia Shreves tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.
Moriarty, Jaclyn. The Year of Secret Assignments. 2004
In an attempt to bridge the gap between the rich Brookfielders and less-fortunate Ashbury kids, a penpal club is arranged with the intention that the exchange of letters will make the two sides better understand one another, but when things dont go as planned, a full-scale war breaks out between the two schools with little hope for a successful truce.
Mlynowski, Sarah. Bras & Broomsticks. 2005
Living in New York City with her mother and her younger sister, Miri, fourteen-year-old Rachel tries to persuade Miri, who has recently become a witch, to help her become popular at school and to try to stop their divorced father’s wedding.
Paulsen, Gary. The Glass Cafe. 2003
When twelve-year-old Tony, a talented artist, begins sketching the dancers at the Kitty Kat Club where his mother is an exotic dancer, it sparks the attention of social services.
Rennison, Louise. Startled by His Fury Shorts. 2006
With Masimo, Dave the Laugh, and Robbie all knocking down her door, Georgia Nicolson must find a way to manage her interested ensemble of cute boys in order to figure out which one is just the right fit for her.
Rennison, Louise. Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers. 2005
After trying to take Hamburger-a-gogo land, also known as the United States, by storm when her family vacations in Memphis, Tennessee, British teen Georgia Nicholson returns home to deal with the attentions of too many boys, weird parents, and mad cats.
Rennison, Louise. Away Laughing on a Fast Camel. 2004
With Masimo, Dave the Laugh, and Robbie all knocking down her door, Georgia Nicolson must find a way to manage her interested ensemble of cute boys in order to figure out which one is just the right fit for her.
Weinstein, Lauren R. Girl Stories. 2006.
A collection of comics about the ins and outs of being a girl on the verge of adolescence, many of which appeared originally on the website gurl.com.
Shusterman, Neal. The Schwa was Here. 2004
After trying to take Hamburger-a-gogo land, also known as the United States, by storm when her family vacations in Memphis, Tennessee, British teen Georgia Nicholson returns home to deal with the attentions of too many boys, weird parents, and mad cats.

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