When your friends and parents can be variables, how in the world do you find out the right answers to the really important questions?
Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman

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Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra

by Wendy Lichtman
4.1 stars – 57 reviews
Text-to-Speech: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:

Tess loves math because it’s the one subject she can trust—there’s always just one right answer, and it never changes. But then she starts algebra and is introduced to those pesky and mysterious variables, which seem to be everywhere in eighth grade. When even your friends and parents can be variables, how in the world do you find out the right answers to the really important questions, like what to do about a boy you like or whom to tell when someone’s done something really bad?

Will Tess’s life ever stop changing long enough for her to figure it all out?

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with their eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero

by Annie Thoms
4.5 stars – 23 reviews
Text-to-Speech: Enabled
Here’s the set-up:

A collection of powerful essays in spoken word form remembering September 11, 2001, by high school students who witnessed the tragedy unfold.

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

“Profound.” —Booklist

“Moving.” —Publishers Weekly

“Rings with authenticity and resonates with power.” —School Library Journal

Tuesday, September 11, started off like any other day at Stuyvesant High School, located only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center.

The semester was just beginning, and the students, faculty, and staff were ready to start a new year. But within a few hours on that Tuesday morning, they would share an experience that would transform their lives—and the lives of all Americans.

These powerful essays by the students of Stuyvesant High School remember those who were lost and those who were forced to witness this tragedy. Here, in their own words, are the firsthand stories of a day we will never forget.

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