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Shumaker, Heather

Summary: "Siblings Meg and Will must uncover the haunted history of their Aunt's quaint town in order to save their younger sister, Ariel, from a ghost intent on keeping her as a friend"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU

Scott, Kieran

Summary: After being jumped by a hit man, Kaia's secret life as the child of professional assassins is revealed to her clueless boyfriend Oliver as the two go on the run looking for Kaia's missing parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Elliott, Kate

Summary: When a scheming lord tears Jess's family apart, she must rely on her unlikely friendship with Kal, a high-ranking Patron boy, and her skill at Fives, an intricate, multi-level athletic competition that offers a chance for glory, to protect her Commoner mother and mixed-race sisters and save her father's reputation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Webber, Katherine

Summary: Half-Chinese, half-black Wing Jones has always worshiped her older brother, but when he kills two people in a car accident and barely survives himself, Wing's only solace is running.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chung, Arree

Summary: Each believing that their hue is the best, the three primary colors live in separate parts of the city until Yellow and Blue meet, fall in love, and decide to mix.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE CHU

Meshon, Aaron.

Summary: A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MES

Partridge, Elizabeth.

Summary: In the summer of 1980 before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

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

Tolcser, Sarah.

Summary: When Caroline Oresteia, seventeen, finally has a chance to be a wherryman, she gets caught in a web of politics and lies, with her father's life at stake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Yoon, Nicola

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "The story of a teenage girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Engle, Margarita

Summary: A biographical novel about Antonio Chuffat, a Chinese-African-Cuban messenger boy in 1870s Cuba who became a translator and documented the freedom struggle of indentured Chinese laborers in his country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ENG

Redgate, Riley

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Laila Piedra is a biracial aspiring author whose creative writing teacher always told her she has a special talent, so when he suddenly dies and is replaced by Nadiya Nazarenko, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who is sadistically critical and perpetually unimpressed, Laila grows obsessed with gaining the woman's approval and is led to believe she must choose between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PHI

Taylor, Mildred D.

Summary: After the Civil War Paul, the son of a white father and a black mother, finds himself caught between the two worlds of colored folks and white folks as he pursues his dream of owning land of his own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phyllis Fogelman Books 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Taylo

Chan, Crystal

Summary: "In Makersville, Indiana, people know all about fifteen-year-old Ronney--he's from that mixed-race family with the dad who tried to kill himself, the pill-popping mom, and the genius kid sister. Can Ronney figure out a way to hold it together as all his worlds fall apart?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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Boteju, Tanya

Summary: Perpetually awkward Nima Kumara-Clark is bored with her insular community of Bridgeton, in love with her straight girlfriend, and trying to move past her mother's unexpected departure. After a bewildering encounter at a local festival, Nima finds herself suddenly immersed in the drag scene on the other side of town. Macho drag kings, magical queens, new love interests, and surprising allies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chan, Crystal.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Jewel was born on the day her brother Bird died and lives in a house of silence and secrets, but a new boy in her Iowa town may help find the answers Jewel wants despite her Jamaican grandfather's warning that he is a "duppy," a malevolent spirit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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

Crutcher, Chris

Summary: T.J., a multiracial, adopted, intellectually and athletically gifted teenager, shuns organized sports and the athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team with some of the school's less popular students.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Hale, Bruce.

Summary: "Max Segrado and the S.P.I.E.S. are on a mission to steal a powerful mind control device and to keep the Merry Sunshine Orphanage from closing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lester, Joan Steinau

Summary: Twenty miles from Oakland, California, where fires have led to racial tension, multi-racial fifteen-year-old Nina faces the bigotry of long-time friends, her parents' divorce, and her brother's misbehavior, while learning of her great-great grandmother Sarah's escape from slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Garland, Sherry.

Summary: The 1845-1846 diary of thirteen-year-old Maria, servant to the wealthy Spanish family which took her in when her Indian mother died. Includes a historical note about the settlement and early history of California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAR

Norton, Andre.

Summary: "Two masters of epic fantasy have combined in this brilliant collaboration to create a rousing tale of the sort that becomes an instant favorite. This is the story of Shann, a halfbreed born of the forbidden union of an Elvenlord father with a human mother. Her exiled mother dead, she was rescued and raised by dragons, a proud, ancient race who existed unbeknownst to elven or humankind." --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Feldman, Suzanne

Summary: Self-educated and brown-skinned, Cassie works full time in her grandmother's laundry in rural Mississippi. Illiterate and white, Judith falls for colored music and dreams of life as a big city radio star. These teenaged girls are half-sisters. And when they catch wind of their wayward father's inheritance coming down in Virginia, they hitch their hopes to a road trip together to claim what's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FEL