Young Man With Camera by Emil Sher A picture is worth a thousand words - and with a unique photographic format, startlingly original voice, and provocative portrayal of bullying, Young Man With Camera is a debut to get people talking.
Kaya is adopted, multiracial, grieving the death of her father--and carrying a painful secret. Feeling ill at ease with her family and in her own skin, she runs away repeatedly, gradually disappearing into a life of addiction and sex work.
Told from multiple viewpoints, high school Junior Jenny of Philadelphia spends a semester at a Quaker boarding school in Sheffield, England, near where her brother is avoiding the Vietnam draft, and where everyone carries close-held secrets.
A novel in verse. Phoebe is a slave living on a Virginia plantation in the When the plantation is visited by an abolitionist who poses as a birdwatcher, Phoebe realizes that she has a chance to escape along the Underground Railroad.
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman, In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals.