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1 AbrahamLincolnBookshelf Hoffman Estates High School

2 by Rick Yancey The 5 th Wave Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them. FIC/YAN

3 by Kendare Blake For three years, seventeen-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father's work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before. FIC/BLA Anna Dressed in Blood

4 by A.S. King Ask the Passengers Astrid copes with her small town's narrow-mindedness by staring at the sky, imagining she's sending love to the passengers in the airplanes. Her mother doesn't want it, her father's always stoned, her perfect sister's too busy trying to fit in. The townspeople would never allow her to love who she really wants, another girl named Dee. Will she know just how much sending her love will affect the lives of the passengers, and her own, for the better? FIC/KIN

5 by Robyn Schneider The Beginning of Everything Star athlete and prom king Ezra Faulkner's life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe. FIC/SCH

6 by Elizabeth Wein In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi- occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can. Code Name Verity FIC/WEI

7 by Love Maia DJ Rising Marley, a high school junior dreams of becoming a DJ. In between caring for his heroin- addicted mother, and keeping his scholarship, Marley lands his first real DJ job and his career skyrockets. But when heart-rending disaster sends Marley crashing back down to earth, he is torn between obligation and following his dreams. FIC/MAI

8 by Rainbow Rowell Eleanor & Park Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star- crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. FIC/ROW

9 by Blaine Harden Twenty-six years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. This is the gripping, terrifying story of his escape from this no-exit prison-- to freedom in South Korea. Escape from Camp 14 BIO/SHI

10 by Julie Halpern When high school sophomore Jessie's long- term best friend transforms herself into a punk and goes after Jessie's would-be boyfriend, Jessie decides to visit "the wild nerd yonder" and seek true friends among classmates who play Dungeons and Dragons. Into the Wild Nerd Yonder FIC/HAL

11 by Megan Shepherd Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle. The Madman’s Daughter FIC/SHE

12 by Patrick Ness Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss. A Monster Calls FIC/NES

13 by Ruta Sepetys Josie, the seventeen- year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation. Out of the Easy FIC/SEP

14 by Maggie Stiefvater She is from a family of clairvoyants, and her only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together they are a dangerous mix. The Raven Boys (Book 1) FIC/STI

15 by Ciera Cass The opportunity to be selected to live in a world of glittering gowns, priceless jewels, and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon is a nightmare for America Singer. It means turning her back on her secret love. Gradually, she begins to realize that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined. The Selection FIC/CAS

16 by Rachel Hartman In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, and struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents. Seraphina FIC/HAR

17 by Jennifer E. Smith Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate brings them back together on a very momentous day. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight FIC/SMI

18 by Lucy Christopher British city-dweller Gemma is abducted while on vacation and taken to the Australian outback, where she realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed. StolenChe FIC/CHR

19 by Don Calame Three adolescent boys have a single goal: see a real-live naked girl. The result? Razor- sharp, rapid-fire, raunchy, and of course - beyond hilarious. Swim the Fly (Book 1) FIC/CAL

20 by Joelle Charbonneau Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing. The Testing (Book 1) FIC/CHA

21 by Sarah J. Maas After serving a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Throne of Glass (Book 1) FIC/MAA

22 by Laura Hillenbrand On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Force bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared. Then, on the ocean surface, Lt. Louis Zamperini appeared. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, he would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption BIO/ZAM

23 by Andrew Smith Two years younger than his classmates at boarding school, fourteen-year-old Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the Varsity rugby team with some of his frightening new dorm-mates. Winger FIC/SMI

24 The Abraham Lincoln Book List is: selected by Illinois students in grades named for one of Illinois' most famous residents who was an avid reader and noted author. sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA). designed to encourage high school students to read for personal satisfaction and become familiar with authors of young adult and adult books. Click to access the HEHS online catalog.HEHS online catalog.

25 After you’ve read a book, submit an online review. You will be entered into our drawing to win a sweet treat, and we’ll notify your English teacher who may give you extra credit!online review.


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