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Alikhan, Salima

Summary: When a massive fire breaks out in 1871 Chicago, twelve-year-old orphan Ollie and his young charge Leo scramble to escape the burning city, but before they find shelter they must search for Ollie's lost sister Eliza among the wreckage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ALI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALI

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ALI

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: In 1970 thirteen-year-old Marika dreams of going to Harvard to study economics, but her parents both believe that a woman's place is in the home; Marika does not understand why they are so attached to "traditional values," especially since they defied convention when they were married at a time when interracial marriages were illegal in many states--so Marika defies her parents and joins her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ALI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ALI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALI

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: During World War II, Germany's Nazi forces stormed across Europe, committing horrific crimes against Jewish people and others. In 1942, 21-year-old Sophie Scholl formed a student-led, anti-Nazi organization called the White Rose. Their goal: distribute informational pamphlets to draw public attention to Nazi crimes--and, ultimately, stop them. Scholl's activism and resistance eventually led to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Twelve-year-old Carly, determined to convince her family she is well after a serious illness, hides that she feels tired while mountain climbing with her father and brother but an injury puts her to the test. Includes glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and information about mountain climbing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Twelve-year-old Aisha finds comfort in sailing after a tragedy, but when she sets sail one night, pursued by her brother Sai, they must work through their feelings and trust each other to survive a storm. Includes glossary, discussion questions, writing prompts, and information about ocean sailing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Nita Dara is one of ten eighth graders who has already won a scholarship to attend the Alaska Young Explorers program and learn explorer skills in an Alaskan wilderness camp; but the program is also a competition and the winner will get 5000 dollars--money that Nita's family could really use--but on the final challenge she is paired with the super-competitive Sohail Aman, and the challenge...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Blaming herself for her parents fighting, twelve-year-old Aliyah takes out her anger and aggression in karate class, believing that winning is everything.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

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