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|The 57 Bus |
By Dashka Slater
Sasha and Richard’s paths overlap for 8 minutes on the 57 bus, but with life changing effects.
by John Feinstein
Tom and Jason are best friends and are thrilled when they are accepted at a sports focused boarding school, but when their football positions are inexplicably switched, they suspect racial bias and speak out.
|Between the Lines|
By Nikki Grimes
Darian dreams of writing for the New York Times, so he enrolls in Mr. Ward’s class- known for open-mic poetry readings and boys versus girls poetry slams, and he learns about the truth that emerges through writing.
|Born a Crime|
By Trevor Noah
With a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother, Trevor Noah's birth was a crime; in south Africa, such unions were punishable by 5 years in prison. This is Noah's story of finding himself in a world in which he never should have existed.
By Stephanie Garber
Scarlet has longed to see Caraval- the once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show-but her father arranges a marriage, so her sister, Tella, devises a plan to get her there; however, just as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped.
|Daughters Unto Devils|
By Amy Lukavics
Amanda hopes her family’s move from the mountains-where her sanity began to slip last winter- to the prairie is a fresh start, but when they arrive, their new home is covered in blood.
By S.J. Kincaid
Nemesis was created to protect Sidonia and she will at any cost. In order to protect Sidonia from the emperor, Nemesis must pose as Sidonia and keep her true powers a secret.
|The Female of the Species|
By Mindy McGinnis
Alex’s sister was murdered and the killer walked free, so Alex learned how to kill, but how does a person turn off the drive to right every wrong, especially via murder.
|The Hate U Give|
By Angie Thomas
Starr balances the difference between the poor neighborhood she lives in with the fancy prep school she attends, until she is the only witness to the fatal shooting of a childhood friend by a police officer.
|I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter|
By Erika Sanchez
Everyone thought that Julia’s sister Olga was the perfect Mexican daughter, but when she dies on the streets of Chicago, Julia begins to discover a sister she never knew.
|The Language of Thorns|
By Leigh Bardugo
Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid’s voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a love-struck boy’s bidding but only for a terrible price.
|Long Way Down|
By Jason Reynolds
Will’s brother Shawn was shot, and Will knows the rules, but as he boards the elevator, gun in his waist-band, he has an unexpected trip down the 7 floors.
By Jennifer Mathieu
Viv is fed up with a school that thinks the football team can do no wrong and harassment is fine, so she taps into her mom’s history as a punk rocker and starts a feminist zine that begins a girl revolution.
By Noelle Stevenson
Nimona is an impulsive shapeshifter and Lord Blackheart is a villain, but they team up to prove that Sir Goldenlion and his buddies are not the heroes everyone thinks they are.
|One of Us is Lying|
By Karen McManus
On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn the brain, addy the beauty, Nate the criminal, Cooper the athlete, and Simon the outcast. Only Simon never makes it out of the classroom. His death wasn’t an accident.
|One Was Lost|
By Natalie Richards
A group of teens wakes up in the woods with no idea what strange words inked onto their skin are, but they must find the truth before a killer finds them.
|The Special Ones|
By Em Bailey
Ester is one of four teens who are “special”, closely watched by a cult leader, her life broadcast for outsiders to see, but if she stops being “special” she may be sent for Renewal, and no-one quite knows what that is.
|Tell Me Three Things|
By Julie Buxbaum
Still grieving her mother’s death, Jessie is sent from Chicago to California to a new family, a new school, a new life. Is a mysterious email offering to help her fit in a hoax or the help she desperately needs.
|There's Someone Inside Your House|
By Stephanie Perkins
Makani is doing okay in her move from Hawaii to Nebraska, but as classmates die in a increasingly gruesome murders, she will be forced to face her own dark secrets.
|Turtles All the Way Down|
By John Green
Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Picket, but a $100,000 reward is too much to resist.
|An Uninterrupted View of the Sky|
By Melanie Crowder
Bolivia in 1999, Francisco’s life is school, soccer and family, but when his father is sent to prison on false charges, Francisco and his Sisters have no choice but to move into prison too.
By Marie Lu
The online game Warcross began 10 years ago. Desperately needing money, Erika hacks the game to track down players who bet illegally, but when she accidentally joins the opening game of the championships, she becomes an overnight sensation.
|When Dimple Met Rishi|
By Sandhya Menon
Dimple and Rishi meet at a summer program for Indian-Americans, but only one of them knows that their meeting was arranged, as in intended for marriage.
By Wendelin Van Draanen
When Wren’s parents no longer know what to do with her, they send her to a wilderness therapy camp, where survival is everything.
|Wonder Woman: War Bringer|
By Leigh Bardugo
Diana unexpectedly unleashes an age of bloodshed and misery when she saves Alia, a direct descendant of Helen of troy.
EVERY TIME YOU READ A 2019-20 ELIOT ROSEWATER, FILL OUT ONE OF THE BLUE BALLOTS LOCATED NEAR THE "ROSIE" DISPLAY IN THE LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER, AND HELP SELECT THE BEST BOOK FOR INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR 2019-20!
|Established in 1995, The Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award strives to offer the students of Indiana the best reads. A new list is chosen and featured annually. Students may cast a ballot on each book read. Students chose the winner!|