The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens


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“New middle-grade and YA publisher In This Together Media aims to offer stories with more diverse and realistic representations of kids, especially girls…

In the new novel Aspen by Rebekah Crane, the teenage title character is an awkward, artsy kid who gets into a car accident that kills the most popular girl at school. The book traces the bizarre fallout in her Boulder, Colorado, community, as well as Aspen’s relationship with her stoner mom. But unlike the typical after school-special YA fare, the drug part of the tale isn’t entirely cautionary…”

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