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Camo Girl

Kekla Magoon‘s middle grade novel Camo Girl is unexpected in all the best ways. Ella, the narrator, is friends with Z, the strangest boy in the whole grade. Both of them are ostracized, and they cope by creating an imaginary … Continue reading

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The Weight of Water

Sarah Crossan’s The Weight of Water chronicles a young teen and her mother as they move to London from Poland, trying to find “Tata” who left them. As an outsider in an English school, Kasienka experiences mean girls, poor living conditions … Continue reading

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