Setting Spotlight: St. Louis

The Young Adult Literature Symposium takes place this weekend in St. Louis. Your young adult librarian will join other teen librarians from across the United States to learn about trends in young adult literature.

Here are some young adult novels set in St. Louis:

Crows & Cards by  Joseph Helgerson

Crows & Cards by  Joseph Helgerson

In 1849, Zeb's family sends him to St. Louis to become an apprentice tanner, but he would rather spend time with a riverboat gambler.

Gateway by Sharon Shinn

Gateway by Sharon Shinn

After passing under the St. Louis Arch, a Chinese-American teenager finds herself in a parallel world where the Chinese had colonized America.

My Boyfriends' Dogs by Dandi Daley Mackall

My Boyfriends' Dogs by Dandi Daley Mackall

Bailey shows up soaking wet with three dogs at a St. Louis diner on prom night, and she relates her tale to the diner's owner.

Suspect by Kristin Wolden Nitz

Suspect by Kristin Wolden Nitz

At her grandmother's bed-and-breakfast for a murder mystery weekend, Jen confronts her feelings about her mother who disappeared fourteen years earlier.

 

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