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Atkins, Catherine. ALT ED.
Sluts, gays, fat kids, bullies--can they survive counseling together? (YA Fic Atkins)
Cohn, Rachel. GINGERBREAD.
California teen seeks lost childhood in New York. (YA Fic Cohn)
Crutcher, Chris. WHALE TALK.
TJ gives a bunch of losers the chance to be a swim team. Who says they need a pool? (YA Fic Crutcher)
Davis, Amanda. WONDER WHEN YOU'LL MISS ME.
Sometimes running away to join the circus is the only option you've got. (Fic Davis)
Giles, Gail. SHATTERING GLASS.
"Simon Glass was easy to hate." So it was no surprise when he turned up dead. (YA Fic Giles)
Going, K.L. FAT KID RULES THE WORLD.
Punk rock legend Curt convinces fat kid Troy to join his band, and both their lives are changed. (YA Fic Going)
Hartinger, Brent. THE GEOGRAPHY CLUB.
What kind of freak would join a geography club? (YA Fic Hartinger)
Howe, James. THE MISFITS.
"Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit" unless we all join together for victory. (YA Fic Howe)
Koertge, Ron. STONER & SPAZ.
Colleen is a stoner addicted to drugs. Ben is a spaz with cerebral palsy. A match made in heaven? (YA Fic Koertge)
Korman, Gordon. SON OF THE MOB. (YA Fic Korman)
And you think your family is weird.
Lubar, David. HIDDEN TALENTS.
When Martin gets sent to an alternative school he discovers that his new friends aren't just freaks and losers they have psychic talents! (Juv Fic Lubar)
Muharrar, Aisha. MORE THAN A LABEL: WHY WHAT YOU WEAR AND WHO YOU'RE WITH DOESN'T DEFINE WHO YOU ARE.
A guide to fitting in (not) and how to define yourself despite peer pressure and self-esteem issues. (YA 305.235 Muharrar)
Naifeh, Ted. COURTNEY CRUMRIN AND THE NIGHT THINGS.
Sullen Courtney goes to live with her spooky Uncle Aloysius and gets entangled in the affairs of wizards and "night things." (YA 741.5 Naifeh)
Oates, Joyce Carol. BIG MOUTH & UGLY GIRL.
Sometimes the most innocent remark blows up in your face. (YA Fic Oates)
ON THE FRINGE. Ed. by Don R. Gallo.
Short stories by favorite young adult authors about the outsider teen experience. (YA Fic On)
Peters, Julie Anne. DEFINE "NORMAL."
Peer counseling is supposed to be with your peers, but Jazz and Tone aren't peers. Or are they? (YA Fic Peters)
Plum-Ucci, Carol. WHAT HAPPENED TO LANI GARVER?
Claire's fragile world is disrupted by Lani. Boy? Girl? Angel? (YA Fic M Plum-Ucci)
Salinger, J. D. THE CATCHER IN THE RYE.
Tired of trying to live up to his parents' expectations, Holden tries to find something real in a world of phoniness. (YA Fic Salinger)
Shetterly, Will. ELSEWHERE.
Bordertown is halfway between the human world & Faerie, and Ron must check "normal" at the door. (Juv Fic SF Shetterly)
Smith, Sherri L. LUCY THE GIANT.
Fifteen year-old Lucy searches for a life that fits. (YA Fic Smith)
Spinelli, Jerry. STARGIRL.
Which is more powerful: peer pressure or love? (YA Fic Spinelli)
Tashjian, Janet. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LARRY.
How can you be famous when no one knows your name? (YA Fic Tashjian)
Tolan, Stephanie S. SURVIVING THE APPLEWHITES.
Is homeschooling with the Applewhites worse for Jake than juvenile detention? (Juv Fic Tolan)
Werlin, Nancy. BLACK MIRROR.
To find out the truth about her brother's death, Frances must confront her school's powerful charity club (YA Fic M Werlin)
and her own distorted reflection.
Wittlinger, Ellen. RAZZLE.
Razzle doesn't care if she's different. Is that why Ken finds her so fascinating? (YA Fic Wittlinger)
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