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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

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Deming, Sarah

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gravity Delgado has been breaking records and competitors since she started boxing with a legendary coach at age twelve, and now will reach the Olympics if her home life and romance do not distract her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2019

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, 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

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

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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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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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

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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

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

Yoon, Nicola

2 holds on 7 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

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

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC YOO

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

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

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

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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

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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

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?"--

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2019

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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.--

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

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

Balcárcel, Rebecca

Summary: Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to start seventh grade in the Texas town where they live and she is worried about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

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

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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAR

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