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Townsend, Michael. CUTE & CUTER New York : Knopf, 2013 IL K-3, RL 3.2 ISBN 0375857184 Janie Jane just loves cute things. For her birthday, her parents give her the cutest thing! A puppy who loves to yip, yip, yip. Janie Jane calls him Sir Yips-A-Lot and they do everything together. Throughout the whole year, they spend every moment together. When Janie Jane's birthday comes around again, her parents give her the cutest little -- kitten. She is so cute. Just the cutest thing ever. And now Sir Yips-a-lot has a competitor. What is going to happen when these two cuties are competing for Janie Jane's attention?
Suma, Nova Ren. 17 & GONE New York : Dutton, 2013 IL YA ISBN 0525423400 Lauren is beginning to have visions. She believes that several girls are talking to her. These girls all have one thing in common. They are all 17 and they have all gone missing without a trace. But Lauren believes she can hear them and maybe even see them. At least save Abby, the one who she hears most often. But what if Lauren is the next to be taken? She is also 17 and she is terrified that she is the next girl to go missing. As we live in Lauren's shoes, we see a world that may be spinning out of control. And we wonder why Lauren is having these visions.