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    The Summer Reading Program will be starting on Monday, June 30! All teens entering grade 6 through grade 12 are invited to participate. Questions? Call 631-360-2480 and speak with a Young Adult Librarian. Register online by clicking here!

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Brashares, A3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows: Ama, Jo, and Polly, three close friends from Bethesda, Maryland, spend the summer before ninth grade learning about themselves, their families, and the changing nature of their friendship. Check the online catalog

 

Daly, CFlirt ClubThrough notes and journal entries, best friends and self-proclaimed "drama geeks" Cisco (Izzy) and the Bean (Annie) write of the trials of middle school, as well as their efforts to attract boys by forming a FlirtClub. Check the online catalog

 

Ferris, J. Once Upon a Marigold: A young man with a mysterious past and a penchant for inventing things leaves the troll who raised him, meets an unhappy princess he has loved from afar, and discovers a plot against her and her father. Check the online catalog

 

Greenwald, L. My Life in Pink and Green: When the family's drugstore is failing, seventh-grader Lucy uses her problem solving talents to come up with a solution that might resuscitate the business, along with helping the environment. Check the online catalog

 

Han, J. The Summer I Turned PrettyBelly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different. Check the online catalog

 

Harrison, LThe Clique:  Wealthy Massie is determined to exclude middle class Claire, the daughter of her father's old friend, from her seventh-grade clique at a very exclusive private school in Westchester, New York, but after Massie steals her only friend, Claire strikes back. Check the online catalog

 

Maude, RPoseurFour prep school girls clash when they try to form their own fashion label for a school assignment, but they ultimately discover that their differences make for surprisingly creative results. Check the online catalog

 

Spinelli, J. Stargirl: In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever. Check the online catalog

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Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.