La Quinta High School

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Reading Recommendations

Recommended New Books
 
Call Me By Name by John Ed Bradley
Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, where segregation and prejudice still thrive, two high school football players, one white, one black, become friends, but some changes are too difficult to accept.
 
Renegades by Marissa Meyer
The Renegades are human, but with extraordinary abilities. They emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone...except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and is on a mission for vengeance. Adrian is a Renegade boy who believes in justice--and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to a villain who has the power to end them both.
 
Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety by Christine Fonseca
Do you ever feel like you'll never be perfect? Do you worry that what you say or do or wear will be how people remember you? It's time to let go of those worries and embrace who you are. Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxietyhas everything you need to help you understand and manage the very real pressures you're facing from life. Designed to provide strategies for managing stress and anxiety, this book is filled with practical evidence-based advice and stories from teen and young adult women like you who have found ways to manage their anxieties. Every chapter features a discussion of different types of stress and anxiety so you can understand better what you're experiencing, activities to help you remember all the things you love about yourself and to help you understand yourself better, strategies for combating both stress and anxiety, and a stories of other girls who've learned to movepast their stress and love their lives-- and themselves -- to the fullest.
 
 
 
Wondering what to read? Check out these lists...

Teenreads.com Ultimate Reading List
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California Department of Education Recommended Literature List
Recommended Literature: Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve is a searchable database of books for children and teens which helps students, teachers, and families find books that entertain, inform, and explore new ideas and experiences.
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The College Board's 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers
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YALSA's Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners
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YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
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