Mockingbird (10+)

Mockingbird (10+)

MockingbirdAuthor: Kathryn ErskineRecommended age group: 10 years+Description: Written in the first person of Caitlin, a 10 year old girl on the spectrum who is trying to deal with the shooting death of her brother. Being left emotionally to deal with her grief as her...
Cures for Heartbreak (14+)

Cures for Heartbreak (14+)

Cures for Heartbreak Author: Margo Rabb Recommended age group: 14 years+ Description: The books main character Mia loses both her mother and father in separate events without warning, and she takes you on a journey of discovery and acceptance through the minefield of...
Looking for Alaska (15+)

Looking for Alaska (15+)

Looking for Alaska Author: John Green Recommended age group: 15 years+ Description: Like a lot of the titles by this author, this deals with the gritty sad side of growing up and experiencing loss.  Based on his own experiences growing up, it shows how easy it is for...
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud (14+)

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud (14+)

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud Author: Ben Sherwood Recommended age group: 14 years+ Description: Charlie makes a promise to his younger brother Sam that they will never abandon each other.  For the next 25 years Charlie is the only one who can see the ghost...
Tell My Sons (adult)

Tell My Sons (adult)

Tell My Sons Author: Lt. Col. Mark M Weber Recommended age group: Adult Description: At the height of his military career and just prior to taking on his highest profile position Lt Col Weber discovered he had Stage 4 intestinal cancer during a standard health check....