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Russell, Anna

Summary: "Josh Baker isn't sure why his brain tells him to do things that other people don't need to do: checking his locker again and again, counting cracks in ceilings, and always needing to finish a song, for starters. He is a talented drummer, a math genius, and he knows everything about rock and roll. Yet, he knows his problems have the power to hurt his family and make him fail at school. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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

Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn.

Summary: Josie, who lives with her mother and grandmother and has cerebral palsy, befriends a boy who moves into one of the rich houses behind her old farmhouse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Zimme

Atta, Dean

Summary: "Michael is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London. All his life, he's navigated what it means to be Greek-Cypriot and Jamaican--but never quite feeling Greek or Black enough. As he gets older, Michael's coming out is only the start of learning who he is and where he fits in. When he discovers the Drag Society, he finally finds where he belongs--and the Black Flamingo is born. Told with raw...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzar + Bray, an imprint of HarpercollinsPublishers 2020

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

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

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

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC REY

Daniels Taylor, Annette

Summary: With an incarcerated father and an estranged drug-addicted mother, Shanequa's dreams of higher education feel like a fantasy. When Shanequa gets the chance to attend a prestigious private prep school, she feels like her dreams might become reality. Shanequa finds it easier to lie to her new friends than tell them the truth about her family. When her lies are found out, and Shanequa strikes back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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

Kaur, Jasmin

Summary: "The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn't always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America. Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Cuthew, Lucy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After school one day, Frankie, a lover of physics and astronomy, has her first sexual experience with quiet and gorgeous Benjamin - and gets her period. It's only blood, they agree. But soon a gruesome meme goes viral, turning an intimate, affectionate afternoon into something sordid, mortifying, and damaging. In the time it takes to swipe a screen, Frankie's universe implodes. Who can she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2020

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Duran, Rye

Summary: Project Apogee had one mission: to create biologically engineered perfect teenagers. The teenagers were supposed to be expressions of a perfect genetic mapping of traits, an example of the New Human. But when the teens go before the project committee, they are found to be utterly normal and unremarkable - a disappointment. Then there's Alex, the lost teen who failed years ago, who might just be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books 2020

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

Bruce, Lexi

Summary: "It's no secret Anna's parents are going through a rough patch. But when that rough patch turns positively volatile, Anna starts to wonder why her parents are staying together at all. Will their anger destroy everything Anna has ever known? Can Anna allow herself to fall in love when she sees how it can turn so easily to hate?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2020

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

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CRO

Dodds, Melody

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Charlotte Navarro never asked to be anyone's hero. If you're a hero, your sister isn't supposed to hate you. And you're definitely not supposed to get hooked on Gramma's painkillers. Even so, Charlotte's sister's friend Mia looks at her like she's some sort of hero. As Charlotte starts taking pills more and more, she has to question how it could hurt herself and others, even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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

Harrington, Janice N.

Summary: "Keet knows the only good thing about moving away from her Alabama home is that she'll live near her beloved grandfather. When Keet starts school, it's even worse than she expected, as the kids tease her about her southern accent. Now Keet, who can 'talk the whiskers off a catfish,' doesn't want to open her mouth. Slowly, though, while fishing with her grandfather, she learns the art of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAR

Burg, Ann E.

Summary: The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: Daydreaming became an escape for Gabby once her parents started arguing with each other. With the help of a new teacher, those daydreams may turn into words.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong 2013

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRI

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: An MFA student who never dreamed she would become a military wife struggles with her love for her boyfriend, a dedicated marine who has survived multiple deployments to Afghanistan, and her growing resentment over the war that is tearing their lives apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOP

Kernot, Sharon

Summary: Lottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands--Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does. And her mother? Lottie's mother died long ago. And Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her. A moving and evocative verse...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Text Publishing Company 2018

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

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. The story that I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born. Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer & Bray 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ZOB
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA FIC ZOB

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Chang, Victoria

Summary: "Frances Chin, a 10-year old Chinese-American girl, lives in the suburbs of Detroit with her immigrant parents and older sister, Clara. At school Frances copes with bullies and the loneliness that comes with not quite fitting in. At home, she feels a different kind of aloneness. Her parents are preoccupied with work and worry about Clara, whose hair is inexplicably falling out. But, with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2020

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

Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich

Summary: Annotation 'Blest who betimes has left life's revel, whose wine-filled glass he has not drained'Tired of the glitter and glamour of St Petersberg society, aristocratic dandy Eugene Onegin retreats to the country estate he has recently inherited. With the arrival of the idealistic young poet Vladimir Lendsky he begins an unlikely friendship, while the poet welcomes this urbane addition to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUS

Elliott, David

Summary: "David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death in a fiery, evocative novel-in-verse."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 944 ELL

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

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: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2007

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Shovan, Laura

Summary: A story told in verse from multiple perspectives of the graduating fifth grade class of Emerson Elementary. The kids join together to try to save their school from being torn down to make way for a supermarket.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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