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Fifteen-year-old Jack's confused feelings for his father, who left him and his mother four years earlier, are further complicated when he finds that his father is gay.
Mommy Laid An Eggby Cole, Babette
Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape.
Joel's best friend, Tony, always has exciting ideas, but what happens when Tony convinces Joel to swim in a dangerous river? A Newbury Honor book.
Dramatic story of the black experience in America, by the Nobel Prize winning author
Mark Twain's classic story of a young boy's life in a small town on the Mississippi River.
Sixteen-year-old Billy spends the summer with his gay uncle in Tucson and works at a racetrack, where he falls in love with an outspoken horse exerciser named Cara Mae.
Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead--shot in a holdup--and now her mother is moving the family to New Mexico to try to recover.
An "adult juvenile," tells the facts of life like they are-and in a way that children can understand and parents can enjoy. Appealing, instructive, thorough, picture descriptions.
This book details womens' sexual fantasies, in their wide-ranging variety
Where's Waldo?by Hanford, Martin
As Patty Bergen turns twelve, her hometown turns into a campsite for German prisoners during World War II and she comes to befriend a Nazi prison escapee.
Intrigue, passion, romance and unforgettable characters in crude and flamboyant 12th century England, vividly orchestrated by a true master of suspense.
Louie Banks has it made. He's got a starting spot on the football team, good friends, and a smart, beautiful girlfriend who loves him as much as he loves her.
As a project for an unusually open class in sex education, Livvie and her boyfriend David learn to care for a pregnant young neighbor, and also about love and caring and eventually about pain and courage.
The story is about a homosexual boy, Stephan Jones, getting harassed by others and finally being brutally murdered.
Girls and Sexby Pomeroy, Wardell
Fried worms, boiled worms, worm sandwiches, worms with ketchup and peanut butter...Billy must eat fifteen worms in fifteen days, or lose his bet with Alan and Joe. Can Billy put his taste buds to the test and win, or will he work his way out of the deal?
Rob admits having seen a murder, but no one believes him-- except the murderer
The Stanley kids have a new step-sister, Amanda, who studies witchcraft. When strange things start happening, David suspects Amanda of causing mischief until they learn their house really was haunted a long time ago. A Newbery Honor Book.
Sixteen-year-old Laura, an American living in London, tries to find the person responsible for the death of her younger brother Billy, who has been killed by a terrorist bomb.
Young Daniel Arabus and his mother are slaves in the house of Captain Ivers of Stratford, Connecticut.
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