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Buried Beneath the Baobab Treeby Viviana Mazza Year Published: 2018 Realistic Fiction
"A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband--these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren't too far out of reach. But the girl's dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is taken with other girls and women into the forest where she is forced to follow her captors' radical beliefs and watch as her best friend slowly accepts everything she's been told. Still, the girl defends her existence. As impossible as escape may seem, her life--her future--is hers to fight for"--Provided by publisher.
The Last Boy and Girl in the Worldby Siobhan Vivian Year Published: 2016
With their town sliding underwater and everyone being ordered to leave, Keeley and her friends gather to make the most of every minute they have left together, prompting Keeley to take a final chance at winning over a longtime crush.
Dorothy Must Dieby Danielle Paige Year Published: 2015
Whisked to Oz by another Kansas twister, Amy Gumm discovers that the magical land has been systematically destroyed by Dorothy's tyrannical rule, a situation that compels Amy to join the Revolutionary Order of deposed magic-wielders who want to put an end to Dorothy's oppressive reign.
SPINby Lamar Giles Year Published: 2019 Mystery
When DJ ParSec (Paris Secord), rising star of the local music scene, is found dead over her turntables, the two girls who found her, Kya (her pre-fame best friend) and Fuse (her current chief groupie) are torn between grief for Paris and hatred for each other--but when the lack of obvious suspects stalls the investigation, and the police seem to lose interest, despite pressure from social media and ParSec's loyal fans, the two girls unite, determined to find out who murdered their friend.