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Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Fipps, Lisa

Summary: Bullied and shamed her whole life for being fat, twelve-year-old Ellie finally gains the confidence to stand up for herself, with the help of some wonderful new allies.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

Martinez, Claudia Guadalupe

Summary: En el primer libro infantil que describe el capítulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriación Mexicana, un niño y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno. Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un niño y su familia toman la difícil decisión de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Olivia for a school project and learns about her life with her stepfamily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

McCall, Guadalupe Garcia

Summary: Eagle Pass, Texas. Grace struggles to understand the "echoes" she inherited from her mother: visions which often distort her reality. One morning as her sister, Mercy, rushes off for work, a disturbing echo takes hold of Grace. Within moments tragedy strikes. Grace sets goals and begins to recover, but is estranged from Mercy. As Grace's echoes brings ghosts and premonitions, they also bring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, Inc. 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MCC

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERD

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Erdrich 2012

Ho, Richard

Summary: A multicultural family celebrates the traditions of two New Years--the Jewish Rosh Hashanah in the autumn, and the Asian Lunar New Year several months later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HO

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE HO

Hanlon, Abby

Summary: Dory's separation anxiety from her mother turns into a ghostly, goofy escapade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2023

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Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Eleven-year-old Farah spends much of her summer trying to earn money to attend an enrichment camp at her new school, but someone is sabotaging her by taking down her fliers. Includes instructions for growing crystals and glossaries.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAR

Watson, Renée

Summary: "Middle school is just around the corner for Ryan Hart, which means it's time to start thinking about the future--and not just how to prank her brother, Ray! During Black History Month, Ryan learns more about her ancestors and local Black pioneers, and their hopes for the future, for her generation. She wonders who she wants to be and what kind of person her family hopes she becomes. Drawing on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2023

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

Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola

Summary: "A young girl celebrates her birthday and the special treats she can make for her class."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE RHU

Khan, Hena

Summary: Fourth-grader Zayd yearns to play basketball on the Gold Team, but when he skips orchestra rehearsal to practice, his parents forbid anything basketball-related, and tryouts are coming soon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KHA

Yee, Lisa

Summary: After flunking sixth-grade English, basketball prodigy Stanford Wong must struggle to pass his summer-school class, keep his failure a secret from his friends, and satisfy his academically demanding father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2005

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

Flett, Julie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An extraordinary book that celebrates skateboarding, family, and community. Every day, a little boy watches kids pass by on skateboards, and dreams of joining them. One day, his mother brings a surprise: her old skateboard, just for him! haw êkwa! Let's go! Together, they practice on the sidewalk, at the park, in Auntie's yard--everywhere. But when it comes time to try the skatepark, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Kids, Greystone Books 2024

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McQuinn, Anna

Summary: Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCQ

Enderle, Dotti

Summary: While his great-grandmother seeks her deceased husband, ten-year-old Malcolm and his best friend Dandy have no trouble finding a ghost on which to test Malcolm's latest gadget--a ghost zapper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2010

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC END

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: "Nobody cuts deeper than family ... Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie's daughter Anna moves in with them. Anna is a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Scottoline 2018

Bliss, Bryan

Summary: "Ever since her father died three years ago, Julie has had a professional wrestler run a constant commentary on her life that only she can hear"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Cohen, Leah Hager.

Summary: "A gripping, morally complex novel that asks: How much do grown siblings owe one another? At the edge of a woods, on the grounds of a defunct "free school," Ava and her brother, Fred, shared a dreamy and seemingly idyllic childhood-a world defined largely by their imaginations and the presence of each other. Decades later, then, when Ava learns that her brother is being held in a county jail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Whelan, Gloria

Summary: When Grandma dies, her five children and their children descend on her farmhouse to divide the possessions in an orderly manner and in hopes of making everyone happy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Bks for Young Readers 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WHE

Kinney, Jeff.

Summary: The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

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

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

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC KIN

Bolling, Valerie

Summary: Told in rhyming text, a young boy learns to swim in a pool with the example and encouragement of his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BOL

Coates, Darcy

Summary: "Abby Ward lives in a town haunted by disappearances. People vanish, and when they're found, their bodies have been dismembered and sewn back together in unnatural ways. But is it the work of a human killer . . . or something far darker? She and her younger sister live by a strict set of rules designed to keep them safe--which is why it's such a shock when Hope is taken. Desperate to get her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2023

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Sylvester, Natalia

Summary: The first time Isabel meets her father-in-law, Omar, he's already dead--an apparition appearing uninvited on her wedding day. Her husband, Martin, still unforgiving for having been abandoned by his father years ago, confesses that he never knew the old man had died. So Omar asks Isabel for the impossible: persuade Omar's family--especially his wife, Elda--to let him redeem himself. Isabel and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SYL

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