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Valentine's Day might be a touchy topic for your tween. Help her escape with these tales of true love and friendship.
 
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Twelve Long Months
by Brian Malloy

Please believe Molly Swain when she tells you: "Never fall in love with a gay boy. And whatever you do, don't move to New York and invite said gay boy to live with you, to make a fresh start in a new city. After all, that was what I was trying to do.

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Stargirl
by Jerry Spinelli

Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of "Stargirl, Stargirl." She captures Leo Borlock's heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica High are enchanted. At first.

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Sea Change
by Aimee Friedman

Sixteen-year-old Miranda Merchant is great at science...and not so great with boys. After major drama with her boyfriend and (now ex) best friend, she's happy to spend the summer on small, mysterious Selkie Island, helping her mother sort out her late grandmother´s estate.

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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
by Bruce Coville

A simplified prose version of William Shakespeare's play tells the tale about two young people who defy their warring families' prejudices and dare to fall in love. Brilliant color illustrations highlight this timeless story.

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No Body's Perfect: Stories by Teens about Body Image, Self Acceptance, and the Search for Identity
by Kimberly Kirberger
From the co-author of the best-selling CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE TEENAGE SOUL books comes a constructive and inspirational book designed to help girls learn to love themselves by first loving their bodies.
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Four Stupid Cupids
by Gregory Maguire Illustrated by Elaine Clayton

In this riotous, over-the-top Valentine's Day farce that carries on the tradition of boy-girl rivalry and strange happenings in Hamlet, Vermont, the Copycats and the Tattletales must contend with four cupids--four stupid cupids--from ancient Greece.

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Flipped
by Wendelin Van Draanen

The first time she saw him, she flipped. The first time he saw her, he ran. That was the second grade, but not much has changed by the seventh. She says: "My Bryce.

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Fifteen
by Beverly Cleary

Jane has a date ... with handsome Stan Crandall!

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Bridge to Terabithia
by Katherine Paterson Illustrated by Donna Diamond
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Amiri and Odette: A Love Story
by Walter Dean Myers Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

Acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers explores the sweet, sharp, spark of love between two teens, in a modern retelling of the Swan Lake ballet.

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