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Tin Heart by Shivaun Plozza Flatiron Books / Macmillan Publishers Publication Date: March 12, 2019 ISBN: 978-1250312761
After receiving a heart transplant, Marlowe struggles to adjust to her second chance at life. While dealing with the tribulations of being a teenager, including school, her unconventional vegan family, and a budding romance with the son of a butcher, she begins searching for her heart donor’s family, hoping it will help her move past her identity as the girl with the heart transplant, and secretly befriending her donor’s sister, Carmen.
During the Teen Feedback Session at ALA Midwinter, teens from Seattle and Oregon shared their opinions about the books on the Best Fiction for Young Adults 2019 list. With their input, the BFYA 2019 Blogging team determined the BFYA 2019 Top Ten:
Dear Rachel Maddow by Adrienne Kisner Macmillan / Feiwel Friends Publication Date: June 25, 2018 ISBN: 978-1250146021
After starting out as a class assignment, but turning into an unsent e-mail journal, Brynn Harper begins emailing Rachel Maddow as she works through her feelings while dealing with the death of her brother and a heated school election.