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Gurtler, Janet

Summary: The Spirit Squads that represent the different castles are an important part of the Kingdom of Neptunia, and Cora and Shyanna are delighted to be chosen--but their friend Rachel was left out, and when Cora finds out why, she is forced to make a big decision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GUR

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: When the son of the new manager of the ski resort starts a snowboard cross team and will not allow girls to join, Brian and Hannah try to think of a way to change his mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Dempsey, Kristy.

Summary: A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Tan, Shaun

Summary: "Cicada is overworked, under appreciated, and generally discriminated against--but after seventeen years, it's time for a change." --Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 TAN
1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 TAN

Healy, Christopher

Summary: In 1883 New York, while trying to introduce her mother's flying machine to the men-only Inventors' Guild, twelve-year-old Molly uncovers a plot to destroy the World's Fair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HEA

Nesbit, TaraShea

Summary: "Ten years after the Mayflower pilgrims arrived on rocky, unfamiliar soil, Plymouth is not the land its residents had imagined. Seemingly established on a dream of religious freedom, in reality the town is led by fervent puritans who prohibit the residents from living, trading, and worshipping as they choose. By the time an unfamiliar ship, bearing new colonists, appears on the horizon one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NES

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

Hamid, Mohsin

Summary: "Changez is living an immigrant's dream of America. At the top of his class at Princeton, he is snapped up by the elite valuation firm of Underwood Samson. He thrives on the energy of New York, and his budding romance with elegant, beautiful Erica promises entry into Manhattan society at the same exalted level once occupied by his own family back in Lahore. But in the wake of September 11,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Forrest, Bella

Summary: A toxic river divides nineteen-year-old Violet Bates's world by gender. Women rule the East. Men rule the West. Welcome to the lands of Matrus and Patrus. Ever since the disappearance of her beloved younger brother, Violet's life has been consumed by an anger she struggles to control. Already a prisoner to her own nation, now she has been sentenced to death for her crimes. But one decision...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightlight Press 2016

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Pelecanos, George P.

Summary: Thirty-five years after a devastating accident that irrevocably shapes the lives of six people, a pair of redemption-seeking survivors reaches out to one another in an effort that is compromised by a fellow survivor's release from prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEL

Temple, Peter

Summary: Shaken by a scrape with death, big-city detective Joe Cashin is posted away from the Homicide Squad to a quiet town on the South Australian coast where he grew up. Carrying physical scars and not a little guilt, he spends his time playing the country cop, walking his dogs, and thinking about how it all was before. When a prominent local is attacked and left for dead in his own home, Cashin is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS TEM

Klages, Ellen

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Jones, S. A. (Sarah A.)

Summary: Jonathon Bridge has a corner office in a top-tier law firm, tailored suits and an impeccable pedigree. He has a fascinating wife, Adalia, a child on the way, and a string of pretty young interns as lovers on the side. He's a man who's going places. His world is our world: the same chaos and sprawl, haves and have-nots, men and women, skyscrapers and billboards. But it also exists alongside a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Erewhon Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Winthrop, Elizabeth Hartley

Summary: A complex portrait of a small town in Louisiana in 1943, as seen in the twelve hours before a black teenager's execution for the alleged rape of a white woman --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Faulkner, Matt.

Summary: Curious about the colored water they have heard about coming from a fountain in town, Lulu and Jelly set out to get a taste of it for themselves, but things don't go as planned when the two kids learn what the description really means.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FAU

Temple, Peter

Summary: Shaken by a scrape with death, big-city detective Joe Cashin is posted away from the Homicide Squad to a quiet town on the South Australian coast where he grew up. Carrying physical scars and not a little guilt, he spends his time playing the country cop, walking his dogs, and thinking about how it all was before. When a prominent local is attacked and left for dead in his own home, Cashin is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M TEM

Zentner, Alexi

Summary: "All Jessup wants is to enjoy his senior year at Cortaca High and get a scholarship to attend college. It doesn't seem impossible. He's a standout varsity football player. A good student. He works at the local movie theater to help his mother make ends meet. But it's hard to live a normal life when everybody in town knows that your stepfather is a white supremacist--a white supremacist who was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZEN

Green, John

Summary: Marmalade, a trained architect who also happens to be an adorable kitten, finds allies in other construction-trade cats when her plans for the new mayor's mansion are rejected by the city planner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRE

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Sinke, Janet Mary

Summary: A young girl with purple hair has the courage to confront two divisive kings who oppress people who do not have red or blue hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: My Grandma and Me Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Sinke 2007

Elster, Jean Alicia

Summary: In The Colored Car, Jean Alicia Elster, author of the award-winning Who's Jim Hines?, follows another member of the Ford family coming of age in Depression-era Detroit. In the hot summer of 1937, twelve-year-old Patsy takes care of her three younger sisters and helps her mother put up fresh fruits and vegetables in the family's summer kitchen, adjacent to the wood yard that her father, Douglas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELS

Garlock, Dorothy.

Summary: Sophie Heller's family immigrated from Germany to Victory, a small town in Illinois, before WWII began. Now that the war has affected the town, the townspeople discriminate against Sophie and her family. When a train derails, it is an accident but the Heller family is blamed. Coming to Sophie's rescue is a teacher from the high school, and despite their cultural differences, a romance starts to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker

Summary: "Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide it is time to have "The Talk." They teach him and his brother a catchy and easy way to remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA

Roby, Kimberla Lawson.

Summary: As her seemingly perfect life begins to crumble around her, both at home and at work, putting her job and marriage on the line, Anise is forced to muster all of her courage and faith to triumph over adversity and realize her dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Sturm, James

Summary: Presents a fictionalized version of the life of Satchel Paige, who began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s and who, although kept out of the major leagues for years by Jim Crow laws, went on to become a world-class athlete.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney, Jump at the Sun 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 PAI

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