Girls of Note (Fiction)

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The comeback - Shen, E. L.,

Summary: Twelve-year-old Maxine Chen dreams of being a figure skating champion, but a remarkably talented new girl at the arena and a racist classmate at school test her resolve.

Saltwater secrets - Callaghan, Cindy,

Summary: Half-sisters Stella and Josie love spending summers together at the beach, but things are harder this year, especially when new business owners exploit the natural habitat, endangering marine life...

Stef Soto, taco queen - Torres, Jennifer, 1980-

Summary: "Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship,...

Stella by starlight - Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills),

Summary: When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Listening for lions - Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: Left an orphan after the influenza epidemic in British East Africa in 1918, thirteen-year-old Rachel is tricked into assuming a deceased neighbor's identity to travel to England, where her only...

Lumberjanes : to the max edition. Volume one - Stevenson, Noelle,

Summary: Collects the first eight comics about a group of friends who keep getting caught up in the strange happenings at their Lumberjane camp, from supernatural wolves and river monsters to raptors and...

Contents: Up all night badge -- Naval gauging badge -- Everything under the sun badge -- Robyn Hood badge -- Friendship to the craft badge -- A girl and her raptor / written by Noelle Stevenson & Shannon...

My brigadista year - Paterson, Katherine,

Summary: Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a completely true historical event. A historical novel about a young Cuban teenager who volunteers for...

Contents: The campaign--Havana, March 1961 -- Back to the beginning--Havana, 1947-1958 -- My secondary school--Havana, 1958-1959 -- Preparing to leave--Havana, March 1961 -- Varadero training camp--April...

Turtle in paradise - Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

The green bicycle - Al-Mansour, Haifaa, 1974-

Summary: "Since girls do not ride bikes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, eleven year old Wadjda has to scheme to get her own"--

The fourteenth goldfish - Holm, Jennifer L,

Summary: Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her...

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