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Meyerhoff, Jenny.

Summary: Third-grader Anna has had trouble making friends since her family moved from a small town in New York to Chicago, but a group project at school leads to new opportunities, including friendships, a club, and a garden she can work in, just like in her last home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FG 1

Loutzenhiser, Katy

Summary: Zan is baffled when her best friend, Priya, stops answering her emails after moving to California, but new friend, Logan, presents the disturbing possibility that Priya cannot answer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ahmed, Samira

Summary: Maya Aziz, seventeen, is caught between her India-born parents world of college and marrying a suitable Muslim boy and her dream world of film school and dating her classmate, Phil, when a terrorist attack changes her life forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHM

Ahmed, Samira

Summary: Maya Aziz, seventeen, is caught between her India-born parents world of college and marrying a suitable Muslim boy and her dream world of film school and dating her classmate, Phil, when a terrorist attack changes her life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Summary: "After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Balliett, Blue

Summary: On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early to hold her family together and solve the mystery surrounding her father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION BAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Balliett 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BAL

Colbert, Brandy

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Dove "Birdie" Randolph's close bond with her parents is threatened by a family secret, and by hiding her relationship with Booker, who has been in juvenile detention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ada, Alma Flor.

Summary: Sixth-grader Amalia learns many important life-lessons while spending Friday afternoons with her beloved grandmother, and the teaching goes on even after Abuelita's sudden death as Amalia finds a way to connect with relatives and a friend who has moved away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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