Nomination: There’s Something About Sweetie

sweetieMenon, Sandhya. There’s Something About Sweetie. 2019. 378p. Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse, hardback, $18.99 (9781534416789). Gr. 7-up.

Tired of being told being fat means she’s lacking, Sweetie begins to gain and display more confidence, including dating a handsome boy her mother says is out of her league.


Nomination: Amelia Westlake Was Never Here

41nuvx3vcyl._sx329_bo1204203200_Gough, Erin. Amelia Westlake Was Never Here. 2019. 356p. Little, Brown & Co., $17.99 (9780316450669). Gr. 9-up.

Will and Harriett reluctantly join forces in a rebellious feminist plan to expose harassment and inequality at their elite all-girls school.