Tag Archives: Friendship

Last Day on Mars (Chronicle of the Dark Star #1)

by Kevin Emerson

Conditional Recommendation: Suspenseful events and amazing discoveries of two 13-year-olds as they struggle to survive their last day on Mars.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Chronicle of the Dark Star, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 336
Published: 2017

Genre: Science Fiction

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Raising Dragons (Dragons in Our Midst #1)

by Brian Davis

Conditional Recommendation: A boy discovers that he’s part dragon and with his family and friends, is thrust into a millennia-long struggle between slayers and dragons.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Dragons in Our Midst, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 368
Published: 2004

Genre: Christian Fantasy

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Dragon Slippers

by Jessica Day George

Conditional Recommendation: A young seamstress gets an unusual pair of slippers from bargaining with a dragon and becomes a major player in facing the threat against her kingdom.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Dragon Slippers, Book 1 of 3
Pages: 324
Published: 2007

Genre: Fantasy

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The Green Ember

by S. D. Smith

Unconditional Recommendation: Two young brother and sister rabbits are forced to flee their home and find their place in the wider world of creatures at war and endeavoring to regain a better world.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: The Green Ember, Book 1 of 4
Pages: 365
Published: 2014

Genre: Fantasy, Animal

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If I Live (If I Run #3)

by Terri Blackstock

Conditional Recommendation: In this thrilling conclusion, fugitive Casey Cox must stay alive a little longer to expose the true criminals, but she’s running out of places to hide from both the police and the people who want her and those she loves dead.

Age: Young Adult
Series: If I Run, Book 3 of 3
Pages: 352
Published: 2018

Genre: Christian Thriller

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Edenbrooke

by Julianne Donaldson

 Unconditional Recommendation: A darling story of an innocent, whimsical 17-year-old girl who learns to embrace the love and acceptance she didn’t think would be hers.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 264
Published: 2012

Genre: Historical Romance

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Starsight (Skyward #2)

by Brandon Sanderson

Conditional Recommendation: Spensa is prepared to do whatever it takes to find the answers that will free and protect her people—even travel across the galaxy and engage in espionage.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Skyward, Book 2 of 3
Pages: 461
Published: 2019

Genre: Sci Fi, Fantasy

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On the Fence

by Kasie West

Conditional Recommendation: Sixteen-year-old Charlotte “Charlie” is a sporty tomboy growing up in a household of boys when a new job and a possible romance pushes her out of her comfort zone and into new ways of being a young woman.

Age: Young Adult
Series: Old Town Shops, Book 2 of 2
Pages: 295
Published: 2014

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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The Last Hunt (Unicorn Chronicles #4)

by Bruce Coville

Conditional Recommendation: An epic and complex weaving of story lines to conclude the series, the fate of Luster, its creators and all its creatures.

Age: Middle Grade
Series: Unicorn Chronicles, Book Four
Pages: 605
Published: 2010

Genre: Fantasy

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