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Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ACE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hood, Susan

Summary: In 1940, a group of British children, their escorts, and some sailors struggle to survive in a lifeboat when the ship taking them to safety in Canada is torpedoed. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Howard, Max

Summary: "Zeke would love to be invisible. His mother is struggling to make ends meet and stuck with a no-good boyfriend. Zeke knows he and his mom will be stuck forever if he doesn't find some money fast. When Zeke starts working at a local pizza place, he meets labor activists who want to give him a voice--and the living wage he deserves for his work. Zeke has to decide between living the quiet life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books 2019

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Hilton, Marilyn

Summary: In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group 2015

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

Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Howe, James

Summary: Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learns about love, loss, and staying true to herself as she navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from her grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, and endures gossip and meanness from her former best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Howe 2011

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Crossan, Sarah

Summary: With little money or support, Joe Moon, seventeen, travels to Texas to help the older brother he barely knows through his last few weeks before being executed for murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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

Lai, Thanhha.

Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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

Bauer, Marion Dane

Summary: A little cat named Patches manages to push out a window screen and leave her house, chasing a falling leaf, and sets out to find a special place to call her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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

Spinelli, Eileen

Summary: Still grieving for her father, twelve-year-old Birdie struggles to adjust to many changes, including when her grandmother, her mother, and her best friends all begin dating.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPI

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ALE

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Holt, K. A.

Summary: At a middle school where zombies, blood-sucking chupacabras, and humans never mingle, "lifer" Siobhan and Loeb, a zombie who likes to write haiku, share an attraction. Story written entirely in haiku.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HOL

Hopkins, Ellen

Summary: Five teenagers struggle to find their way out of prostitution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2015

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

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

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love and acceptance, only to lose everything when she returns home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2007

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Hopkins 2006

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Three teens who meet at Reno, Nevada's Aspen Springs mental hospital after each has attempted suicide connect with each other in a way they never have with their parents or anyone else in their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Hopkins 2008

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Northern Nevada teenagers Cara, Kendra, Sean, and Andre, tell in their own voices of their very different paths toward perfection and how their goals change when tragedy strikes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2011

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Jensen, Cordelia

Summary: Although best friends as children, Linc and her adopted sister have drifted apart as Holly excels at school, sports, and pleasing their mother, while Linc struggles academically and yearns to be a photographer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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

McCullough, Joy

Summary: In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed by her deceased mother's stories of strong women of the Bible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2018

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

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

Terry, Ellie

Summary: When her mother breaks up with yet another boyfriend, Calliope meets Jinsong at her latest middle school, who becomes her friend despite her Tourette syndrome and the embarrassment it can cause.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2017

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

Tregay, Sarah.

Summary: When her father starts dating a man, fifteen-year-old Marcie's depressed mother takes her to New Hampshire but just as Marcie starts falling for a great guy her father brings her back to Iowa, where all of her relationships have become strained.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Wilson, Kip

Summary: Tells the story of Sophie Scholl, a young German college student who challenges the Nazi regime during World War II as part of the White Rose, a non-violent resistance group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Frost, Helen

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Anikwa, of the Miami village of Kekionga, and James, of the trading post outside Fort Wayne, find their friendship threatened by the rising fear and tension brought by the War of 1812.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC FRO