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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Physical Format

Loveless

Alice Oseman’s novel tells the story of Georgia, a teenage girl who feels insecure due to her disinterest in love, relationships, and romance. Georgia has never been in love or had a first kiss, but is determined to change this at university.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Alice Oseman

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/42115981-loveless

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Loveless-Alice-Oseman/dp/000824412X

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One Last Stop

When August moved to New York, she firmly believed that there was no love at first sight or big love stories like in the movies. But then she met Jane. What could go wrong? August soon discoveres that Jane is stuck in the 1970s.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Casey McQuiston

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54860443-one-last-stop

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/One-Last-Stop-Casey-McQuiston/dp/1250244498

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This is My America

This YA novel explores the connection between racism, injustices and the American criminal justice system. Tracy Beaumont is fighting to get her father out of prison, who is a Black man, wrongfully accused, and is now waiting on death row.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Kim Johnson

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/52855111-this-is-my-america

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/This-My-America-Kim-Johnson/dp/0593118766

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Indivisible

Daniel Aleman’s Indivisible explores immigration and deportation in America through Mateo Garcia’s story. Mateo is a teenage boy whose world gets shaken up when his parents get arrested by ICE agents. Now, Mateo faces new challenges and difficulties as he navigates caring for his younger sister while also questioning what it means to be an American.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Daniel Aleman

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/55425722-indivisible

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Indivisible-Daniel-Aleman/dp/0759556059

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2020-today CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Novel Physical Format

Perfect on Paper

Darcy Phillips, a bisexual girl, gives anonymous advice to her high school classmates who are struggling with love and relationships.
Darcy receives the letters and questions in a locker, however, one day she gets caught. When Brougham catches her, he says he will either expose her anonymous business or she has to help him get his ex-girlfriend back. Eventually, Darcy agrees to help Brougham get back together with his ex-girlfriend. What could go wrong?

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Sophie Gonzales

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49204960-perfect-on-paper

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17149007.Sophie_Gonzales

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Paper-Novel-Sophie-Gonzales/dp/1250769787

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2020-today Audiobook CEFR B1 CEFR B2 eBook English Extensive Length (more than 8 hrs) Novel Physical Format Print

Felix Ever After

Felix, a transgender teenager, falls in love for the first time while making sense of his identity and growing up at the same time. Fearing that he is one marginizaliation too many as a transgender, queer, black, teenager, the novel depicts a complex coming-of age story.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Kacen Callender

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2020-today CEFR B1 CEFR B2 English Extracts - Well Suited for Teaching With Extracts Medium Length (up to 8 hrs) Novel Physical Format Poetry Uncategorized

Poet X

Poet X tells the story of teenage girl Xiomara growing up in the United States feeling lost and finding herself in the poetry she writes. The poet-style novel describes her family, school, and love life by mediating everyday struggles for teenager coming-off age. Intercultural and intergenerational tensions are evident in the book and challenge heteronormative assumptions of gender, age, and ethnicity.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Elizabeth Alcevedo

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33294200-the-poet-x

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.de/Poet-X-Elizabeth-Acevedo-ebook/dp/B07RN4RJVP/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1637328546&sr=8-1

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The chapters are written in verse form and can be used as extracts.



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2020-today Available For Free (Open Access) CEFR B2 Online Poetry Very Short Length (up to 20 min)

The Ladder

The poem tells about the poet’s Irish immigrant ancestors. The images of old clothes and long forgotten personal belongings bring ancestral stories back to the poet.

Year of Release: 2020

Author(s): Campbell McGrath

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Online text: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/20/the-ladder

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West with Giraffes

Woodrow Wilson Nickel is 105 years old and feels his life is ebbing away at an assisted living residence. He tells the most memorable story of his youth when he helped to get two giraffes to Southern California and met the love of his life. Woodrow grew up in the Texas Panhandle where he lost his parents and sister during the Great Depression. The year is 1938. Penniless due to the lingering depression, rowdy Woodrow arrives in New York after the hurricane devastated the coast. He ends up driving a truck on a twelve-day road trip to Southern California taking the two giraffes to the San Diego Zoo.

Year of Release: 2021

Author(s): Lynda Rutledge

Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGMuq8uPLko

Further information (link): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56449476-west-with-giraffes?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=Q0r0lvK7EB&rank=1

ISBN: 9781542023344

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Ch. 1 deals with the consequences of the Great Depression



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