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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

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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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RED

Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard)

Summary: After something strange happens during a camping trip, twelve-year-old alien-obsessed Simon suspects he has been abducted, but was it real or just his overactive imagination?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Doyon, Samara Cole

Summary: Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DOY

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Ramos, NoNieqa

Summary: Closed off and grieving her best friend, fifteen-year-old overachiever Verdad faces prejudices at school and from her traditional mother, her father's distance since his remarriage, and her attraction to a transgender classmate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2019

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

Pan, Emily X. R.

Summary: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: when her mother committed suicide, she turned into a bird and flew to her native Taiwan. On her journey to find her mother, Leigh must face her family's past and move towards a future of forgiveness and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAN

Jones, Kelly (Kelly Anne)

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown is finally settling into her new home and her new role as keeper of some highly unusual chickens--chickens with secret superpowers! But the arrival of two new magical chickens for her flock and some unusual eggs to be incubated and hatched (what will their superpowers be?), plus an impending inspection from the Unusual Poultry Committee (who even knew this existed?)...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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Maldonado, Torrey

Summary: "Biracial sixth-grader Stephen questions the limitations society puts on him after he notices the way strangers treat him when he hangs out with his white friends and learns about the Black Lives Matter movement." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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

Gurtler, Janet.

Summary: Raised by her grandparents, seventeen-year-old Jasmine, the result of a biracial one night stand, has never met her father but has a good relationship with her mother until she sees her mother's boyfriend kissing Jaz's best friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2011

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

Yee, Lisa.

Summary: When a ten-year-old Hawaiian girl spends more time selling "shave ice" and less time surfing, her relationship with her best friend begins to unravel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Mora, Pat.

Summary: A young multiracial boy celebrates family, friendship, and fun by telling about some of the everyday things for which he is thankful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

Wilson, Diane L.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Colton, son of a black mother and a white father, takes a job with the Pony Express in 1860 after his father abandons the family on their California-bound wagon train, and risks his life to deliver an important letter that may affect the growing conflict between the North and South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Rinaldi, Ann.

Summary: Gives voice, as a teenager returned to the Christian family in England, to the half-Tahitian daughter of the British ship Bounty's second-in-command and mutineer, Fletcher Christian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Rinaldi 2004

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

Katz, Karen.

Summary: Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt and Co. 2002

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Yoon, Nicola

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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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

1 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

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte "Charlie" Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GIB

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAY

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Taylor 2001

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