Noggin by John Corey Whaley - Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.
Abigail Tarttelin - Golden Boy is a novel you’ll read in one sitting but will never forget; at once a riveting tale of a family in crisis, a fascinating exploration of identity, and a coming-of-age story like no other.
A World Away by Nancy Grossman - similar to TLC's Breaking Amish. Sixteen-year-old Eliza, an Amish girl, goes to work for an "English" family as a nanny to two young children, and must then choose between two entirely different ways of life.
Eighteen-year-old Goth Sophie Blue, sensing that something is awry in her small town, begins to piece together the connections between her missing father, a scientific researcher at a local laboratory, and her high school's football star, Kenny.