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Rees, Douglas

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Elektra Kamenides is well on her way to becoming a proper southern belle in the small Mississippi college town she calls home. That is, until her mother decides to uproot her and her kid sister Thalia and start over in California. They leave behind Elektra's father--a professor and leading expert on Greek mythology, and Elektra can't understand why. For her, life is tragedy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Teens, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc 2018

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

Pelecanos, George P.

Summary: A seasoned claims investigator tracks a supposedly dead man from Miami to Brazil, only to be thrown off his game by a kid from the local slum. An aging loser takes a last stab at respectability by becoming a police informant. A Greek-American couple adopts an interracial trio of sons and then struggles to keep their family together, giving us a stirring bit of background on one of Pelecanos'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Pelecanos 2015

Eugenides, Jeffrey.

Summary: Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparent's desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EUG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EUG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Eugen

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EUG

Eugenides, Jeffrey.

Summary: In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. In fact, she is not really a girl at all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2002

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DeKeyser, Stacy

Summary: In 1948, Nikko Spirakis, twelve, loves baseball but must get past his hard-working immigrant parents--and the rhino in the outfield--to become a batboy for the local minor league team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2018

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Connor, Leslie

Summary: Bettina falls in love with star basketball player Brady when her father allows them to date over the summer. But when school starts up again, Brady unexpectedly changes for the worse, and she finds herself trapped in an abusive relationship. Then she meets 'Cowboy,' a smoldering older guy who is everything Brady is not: gentle, caring, and interested in the real Bettina. When tragedy strikes,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: YA CD FIC CON

Liontas, Annie

Summary: Sending a scathing email to his family members after becoming convinced he will die within days, a proud Greek immigrant garners laughter and scorn from his recipients, who are dismayed when he promptly disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIO

Bunting, Eve

Summary: After her grandfather's death, eight-year-old Sophia fulfills his last request and journeys to Greece with her mother to see the land where her roots are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN