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Sellers, Bakari

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SEL

Hamilton, Richard Ashley

Summary: Trollhunter Jim Lake, Jr. grapples with his new responsibilities, as the Trolls and his best friend Toby try to help by looking back at previous Trollhunters in similar times of crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC TRO

Cameron, Sharon

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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Cobb, Amy

Summary: Flutist Hope James is under a lot of pressure from her mother to win first chair in the band, so when Sherman Frye enrolls at Benton Bluff Junior High she panics because he could steal it from her--so Hope and her friend Baylor come up with a plan to sabotage Sherman, not realizing that he is under pressure too.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

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

Sutherland, Tui

Summary: "Blue the SilkWing is content. Life in his Hive is safe; he loves his family; he has enough to eat. And Pantala has been at peace for as long as he can remember -- SilkWings and HiveWings live and work together in harmony, and because they stay vigilant, no one has seen a dangerous LeafWing in years. Now that Blue's sister, Luna, is undergoing her Metamorphosis, Blue knows things are going to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Ward, Lindsay

Summary: "Pink loves her rosy world, from her pink toy dinosaur to her pet flamingo, Phil. But when she sees the Primaries and Secondaries getting ready for the Rainbow Extravaganza, she begins to wonder why she isn't in the rainbow--and if that means she's not really a color. Then she meets the Tints, and she's even more confused. Luckily, a friend shows her the many ways she spreads joy--reminding...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions 2022

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Summary: Everyone in town loves Edwina the dinosaur except one little boy who is determined to prove to everyone, including Edwina, that dinosaurs are extinct.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV EDW

Dutton, Talia

Summary: A scientist attempts to bring her younger sister back to life with unexpected results in this Frankenstein-inspired graphic novel about ghosts, identity, and family. When Doctor Frances Ai's younger sister Maura died in a tragic accident six months ago, Frances swore she would bring her back to life. However, the creature that rises from the slab is clearly not Maura. This girl, who chooses the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts Surely 2022

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Siegel, Siena Cherson

Summary: "Siena Cherson Siegel dreamed of being a ballerina. Her love of movement and dedication to the craft earned her a spot at the School of American Ballet.. Siena has worked hard her whole life to be a professional ballet dancer, then makes the difficult decision to quit dancing and tries to figure out what comes next. But what do you do when you have spent your entire life working toward a goal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 SIE

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 SIE

de la Peña, Matt

Summary: "An ode to the richly varied tapestry of experiences and identities that make every child unique"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2022

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 MAR

Walton, Julia

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Phoebe Townsend created her blog, The Circle in the Square, as a place for her research into sex, and now she answers other teens' questions while trying to stay anonymous, but as the number of her followers rises, Phoebe finds herself exposed to the darker side of social media.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Appiah, Anthony

Summary: Kwame Anthony Appiah’s "The Lies That Bind" is an incandescent exploration of the nature and history of the identities that define us. It challenges our assumptions about how identities work. We all know there are conflicts between identities, but Appiah shows how identities are created by conflict. Religion, he demonstrates, gains power because it isn’t primarily about belief. Our everyday...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.5 APP

Bird-Wilson, Lisa

Summary: "When we first meet Ruby, a Métis woman in her 30s, she's a mess. She's angling to sleep with her therapist while also rekindling an old relationship with a man who was - let's just say - a mistake. As we will soon learn, however, Ruby's story is far broader and deeper than its rollicking, somewhat lighthearted first chapter. This is the story of a woman in search of herself, in every sense....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

Gonzalez, Xochitl

Summary: It's 2017, and Olga and her brother, Pedro "Prieto" Acevedo are bold faced names in their hometown of New York. Prieto is a popular Congressman representing their gentrifying, Latinx neighborhood in Brooklyn while Olga is the tony wedding planner for Manhattan's powerbrokers. Despite their alluring public lives, behind closed doors things are far less rosy. Sure, Olga can orchestrate the love...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Lynch, Thomas

Summary: "A wry and compassionate selection of essays reflecting on mortals and mortality, from the acclaimed author of The Undertaking. For nearly four decades, poet, essayist, and small- town funeral director Thomas Lynch has probed relations between the literary and mortuary arts. His life's work with the dead and the bereaved has informed four previous collections of nonfiction, each exploring...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 LYN

Peebles, Frances de Pontes

Summary: "The story of an intense female friendship fueled by admiration and affection, envy and pride -- and each woman's fear that she would be nothing without the other" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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Summary: "A kaleidoscopic anthology of essays published by Catapult magazine about the stories our bodies tell, and how we move within--and against--expectations of race, gender, health, and ability. Bodies are serious, irreverent, sexy, fragile, strong, political, and inseparable from our experiences and identities as human beings. Pushing the dialogue and confronting monolithic myths, this collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2022

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Johnston, E. K.

Summary: Padmé is adjusting to being a wartime senator during the Clone Wars. Her secret husband, Anakin Skwyalker, is off fighting the war, and excels at being a wartime Jedi. In contrast, when Padmé gets the opportunity to see the casualties on the war-torn front lines, she is horrified. The stakes have never been higher for the galaxy, or for the newly-married couple. Meanwhile, with Padmé on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Lucasfilm Press 2021

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

Oseman, Alice

Summary: From the marvelous author of Heartstopper comes the funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of Georgia, who doesn't understand why she can't crush, kiss, and make out like her friends do. She's surrounded by the narrative that dating plus sex equals love. It's not until she gets to college that she discovers the A range of the LGBTQIA+ spectrum, coming to understand herself as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: From brother and sister to granddaughter and friend, this title uses a child-centered approach to explain who children are to the people around them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2010

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE KAL

Madden, Tobias

Summary: Luca's entire identity and future are entwined around dance until he loses his performing arts scholarship after a debilitating injury. Gutted and demoted to public school attendee, the only bright spots in his new future are two friends he quickly makes, but knowing that one is gorgeous, popular, and avowed heterosexual, Luca can't help feeling he is setting himself up for another heartbreak.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2022

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

Hills, Rachel

Summary: "Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. But beneath the veneer of glossy hedonism, millennial journalist Rachel Hills argues that we are in the grip of a new brand of sexual control. Cosmopolitan meets Foucault in this full-scale investigation of the role that sex plays in today's culture. Coming of age in the early 2000s,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 Hills

Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HUM

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