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New Jersey State Reading Lists

2021 - 2022 Garden State Teen Book Award Nominee

Maybe He Just Likes You

This edition: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publication date: October 01, 2019
Ages: 9 - 13

A 2020 ALA Notable Children’s Book A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019 Barbara Dee explores the subject of #MeToo for the middle grade a...

The Okay Witch

(Book #1 of The Okay Witch)
Illustrated by Emma Steinkellner
This edition: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publication date: September 03, 2019
Ages: 8 - 12

A School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2019 A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers A YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novel for ...

All Eyes on Us

This edition: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publication date: June 04, 2019
Ages: 14 - 99

“If you like your YA thrillers smart, suspenseful, and full of complex characters, then you’ll love All Eyes on Us.” —Karen M. McManus, New York Ti...

2021 - 2022 Garden State Teen Book Award Winner


This edition: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publication date: September 15, 2020
Ages: 14 - 99

An Instant New York Times Bestseller! Winner of the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award Filled with mystery and an intrig...