Staff picks tagged "coming of age"

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Awkward

5

Middle school is hard enough, but when you're the new kid and you fall down in front of everyone on your very first day? Well, that's just awkward. Read more...

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Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir

4

First love. Boy bands. Rifles. "Honor Girl" is a quirky and bittersweet coming of age story. Read more...

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The Boston Girl

4

If storytelling is your thing, Addie Baum will keep you engaged with the fascinating tale of her life in early 20th-century Boston. Read more...

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Black Dove, White Raven

4

A look at the 1930s (and aviation!) that I guarantee you've never seen before. Read more...

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Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

4

A coming-of-age story with just a bit of magic and enough real-world issues to make it a really compelling read. Read more...

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Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

5

This quick read packs a punch with its funny yet poignant look at growing up as a tomboy. For anyone who's ever been a kid. Read more...

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I'll Give You the Sun

5

I loved this book so much, I had to take breaks from reading just to give it hugs. Read more...

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The Rise and Fall of Great Powers

5

If you feel a bit unmoored while reading "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers," well, welcome to the world Tooly Zylberberg. Read more...

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The Lucy Variations

4

Sometimes being a piano prodigy just isn't all it's cracked up to be. But I sure do like to read about it! Read more...

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Fangirl

5

Not your average coming-of-age story. Read more...

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You Are One of Them

3

Elliott Holt's debut novel is a Cold War mystery that addresses themes of friendship, loss and our capacity to forge our own identity. Read more...

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Fin & Lady

4

I cried at the end, partially because I felt all the feels, but mostly because this beautiful coming-of-age story was over. Read more...

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Destiny, Rewritten

4

If you're looking for a book that's charming and magical, look no further! Read more...

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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

3

This summer's first buzz-worthy literary debut is smart, scandalous and seductive. Read more...