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Planesrunner by Ian McDonald
Impulse by Steven Gould
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
Bushman Lives! by Daniel Pinkwater
Immortal Lycanthropes by Hal Johnson
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan
Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales by Chris Van Allsburg et al.
Rotters by Daniel Kraus
Scored by Lauren McLaughlin
Going Under by Kathe Koja
Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi
Struts & Frets by Jon Skovron
The Boneshaker by Kate Milford [eBook]
The Unidentified by Rae Mariz
The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman [eBook]
Titles suggested by "My favorite young-adult book reviews" by Cory Doctorow.