Summary: "Aster always looks forward to the Midwinter Festival, a reunion of the entire Vanissen family that includes competitions in witchery and shapeshifting. This year, he's especially excited to compete in the annual Jolrun tournament--as a witch. He's determined to show everyone that he's proud of who he is and what he's learned, but he knows it won't be easy to defy tradition. Ariel has darker...
Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019
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Johnson, Craig E. (Craig Edward)
Summary: Examines how all children are unique, and are loved just as they are.
Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019
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Summary: Flora and her brother, Julian, don't believe they were born. They've lived in so many foster homes, they can't remember where they came from. And even now that they've been adopted, Flora still struggles to believe in forever. So along with their new mother, Flora and Julian begin a journey to go back and discover their past -- for only then can they really begin to build their future.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017
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Coetzee, J. M.
Summary: In Estrella, David has grown to be a tall ten-year-old who is a natural at soccer, and loves kicking a ball around with his friends. His father Simon and Bolivar the dog usually watch while his mother Ines now works in a fashion boutique. David still asks many questions, challenging his parents, and any authority figure in his life. In dancing class at the Academy of Music he dances as he...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020
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Summary: "As a child, Natsuki doesn't fit into her family. Her parents favor her sister, and her best friend is a plush toy hedgehog named Piyyut who has explained to her that he has come from the planet Popinpobopia on a special quest to help her save the Earth. Each summer, Natsuki counts down the days until her family drives into the mountains of Nagano to visit her grandparents in their wooden house...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020
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Summary: "When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, "Who are your people?" and "Where are you from?" In these pages is a timeless celebration of the individuals and experiences that help shape young children into the most remarkable and unique beings that they can be"--Jacket flap.
Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021
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Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021
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Markey, Charlotte N.
Summary: "From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being...
Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022
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Summary: Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.
Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015