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Smiley, Jane.

Summary: Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own ideas about life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Sheinmel, Courtney

Summary: Stella gets a chance to audition for her favorite television show when she meets a casting director who thinks she is perfect for the role, so she rehearses her lines until she know the part by heart, but the audition does not go as planned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Partridge, Elizabeth.

Summary: In the summer of 1980 before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nelson, Jandy

Summary: "A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

Liparulo, Robert.

Summary: Twelve-year-old David and his family search for their kidnapped mother in the many different time period portals of their home, but when a stranger appears and tries to force them to sell the house, their desperation reaches new heights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION LIP

Reichardt, Marisa

Summary: Ever since the mass shooting at her California high school, junior Morgan Grant has become increasingly agoraphobic until even the idea of stepping outside her door can bring on a panic attack, a situation not made any easier by the fact that her parentsare divorced--but when Evan moves in next door she finds herself attracted to him and begins to find herself longing for the life she has been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION REI

Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Summary: Danny Cheng, a Chinese-American teen, grapples with a dangerous revelation about his parents' past, his plans for the future, and his feelings for his best friend, Harry Wong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GIL

Oliver, Lin.

Summary: Once inseparable best friends, thirteen-year-old identical twins Sammie and Charlie begin to grow apart when they make new friends and join different clubs as seventh graders at a brand new school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OLI

Yoon, David

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: High school senior Frank Li is caught between his parents' traditional expectations and his own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes to romance: 'Date Korean. But Frank falls for Brit Means, who is smart, beautiful-- and white. Joy Song is in a similar predicament, and they make a pact: they'll pretend to date each other in order to gain their freedom. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Oliver, Lin.

Summary: When thirteen-year-old Charlie compromises her values to help Lauren, one of the popular girls, cheat on a test, her identical twin sister, Sammie, is inadvertantly pulled into the mess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

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

Schneider, Robyn.

Summary: "Star athelete and prom king Ezra Faulkner's life is irreparably transformed by a tragic accident and the arrival of eccentric new girl Cassidy Thorpe."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SCH

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SCH

Sheinmel, Courtney.

Summary: ""Everyone is invited to a birthday party at her parent's candy store, except Stella Batts. She needs to figure out to be a pleasant hostess when she's not on the guest list"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Brewer, Heather.

Summary: Joss is given a mission to eradicate vampires in his home town of Santa Carla, where he will need to protect his family including cousin Henry, who still carries a grudge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRE

Sheinmel, Courtney

Summary: "Stella and her family drive to Los Angeles to attend her aunt Laura's wedding. Stella is excited to be a flower girl but things don't go as planned. She accidently sprays paint on her aunt's wedding dress and the daughter of the man marrying Aunt Laura wants to run away"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Longo, Jennifer

Summary: When fourteen-year-old Leigh's father buys a graveyard and insists she work there after school, she learns much about life, death, and the power of friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LON

Saedi, Sara

Summary: In San Jose, California, in the 1990s, teenaged Sara keeps a diary of life as an Iranian American and her discovery that she and her family entered as undocumented immigrants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 SAE

Adrian, Emily

Summary: "High school senior Audrey Nelson is ready to move far away from her small coastal California town after graduation, but that all changes when she falls for Seth O'Malley, saves his ex-girlfriend's life, and becomes a viral sensation in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ADR

Cushman, Karen.

Summary: In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Cushman

Norris, Elizabeth.

Summary: "If Janelle Tenner wants to avenge her father's death and stop the end of the world, she's going to need to uncover Ben's secrets--and keep from falling in love with him in the process"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NOR

Upperman, Katy

Summary: Told in two voices Mati, a devout Muslim from Afghanistan, and Elise, a seventeen-year-old whose brother was killed there, try to keep their budding romance secret from their families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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Smiley, Jane.

Summary: Abby Lovitt is put in charge of training the expensive and haughty horse Pie in the Sky when his owner refuses. While trying to get a hold on him, she must deal with the new challenges, both good and bad, that come with being a freshman in high school in 1970's Northern California.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SMI

Patterson, James

Summary: Brainy twelve-year-old Bart attracts little attention at his new middle school near Hollywood, California, but whenever he can get around his gym-coach father, he secretly hunts electricity-guzzling aliens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Leavitt, Lindsey.

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Mallory learns that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with his cyber "wife," she rebels against technology by following her grandmother's list of goals from 1962, with help from her younger sister, Ginnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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