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Forman, Gayle

Summary: "Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. When a fateful accident draws these three strangers together, their secrets start to unravel as they begin to understand that the way out of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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

Cowles, Ashlee

Summary: "After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother's best friend--a boy she has despised all her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Merit Press, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc. 2019

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

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: "An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Carey, Peter

Summary: The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in southeastern Australia. Together they enter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Backman, Fredrik

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: FIC BAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAC

Rayo, Alberto

Summary: Tania, called "Thumbelina" because she is really tiny, has worked very hard to be a wrestling champion in the Junior Indie League, and now she and her friend Jorge, "Mouse," are being offered a chance at the pros, appearing in wrestling matches across the country--but her unscrupulous manager, Mr. Mole, wants her to adopt a flashy persona with elaborate moves, and somehow Tania must break free...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 RAY

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Hartman, Rachel.

Summary: In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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

Novak, Ali

Summary: Felicity, seventeen, has struggled to meet her mother's expectations since her older sister disappeared, and when she connects with a famous band member at a charity ball, she begins to consider what will make her truly happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

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

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

Say, Allen

Summary: The New Girl at school plays the violin so beautifully that Almond gets lost in the music, but she also feels sad because she does not know if she herself has any talent at all--until the school play, when with the encouragement of her mother, her teacher, and the New Girl, she finds she has a talent for acting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAY

Strohm, Stephanie Kate

Summary: High school senior Avery Dennis runs the prom committee, and she has always had a date for everything, but when a public breakup with her current boyfriend makes her start wondering about her own dating history, she sets out to investigate why her relationships never seem to work out--and ends up discovering some hard truths about herself and her dating choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

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

Daneshvari, Gitty.

Summary: Twelve-year-olds Madeleine, Theo, and Lulu, and thirteen-year-old Garrison, are sent to a remote Massachusetts school to overcome their phobias, but tragedy strikes and the quartet must work together--with no adult assistance--to face their fears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Daneshvari 2009

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Dax Ramirez is living with his dad in a homeless shelter, and Dax is spending his days hustling less skilled skateboarders at the local skatepark--until an accident leads him to the first friends he has had in years, and an offer that will let him put his artistic skills to good use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED TER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Spinelli, Jerry.

Summary: Will Tuppence's life has always been ruled by science and common sense but in ninth grade, shaken up by the discovery that protons decay, he begins to see the entire world differently and gains new perspective on his relationships with his little sister and two closest friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Spi

Self, Jeffery

Summary: JT is a gay high school senior determined to get out of Clearwater, Florida, and be the first person in his family to go to college, even though he can not figure out how to pay for it--until his friends convince him to compete in a drag teen competitionwhere the first prize is a college scholarship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2016

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

Stoddard, Lindsey

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cyrus knows he is not cut out to be a football hero or fireman like his adopted father, but it takes a skittish stray dog to teach him that he, too, can be brave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2007

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

King, Wesley

Summary: "Reggie has never felt destined for greatness. He dreams about basketball brilliance all day and night, but the hard truth is that he's a benchwarmer for the West Bottom Badgers, the worst team in the league. Even their mysterious new coach, Rolabi Wizenard, can't seem to help them end their losing streak. Reggie is willing to train tirelessly to improve his game, but the gym itself seems to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granity Studios 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

DeNomme, Donna.

Summary: Ophelia struggles to find her own identity and clashes with her mother over her strict rules. Her Japanese grandmother helps her find herself by telling her stories about goddesses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inlightened Source Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction DeNomme 2009

Donnelly, Jennifer

Summary: Isabelle is one of Cinderella's ugly stepsisters, who cut off their toes in an attempt to fit into the glass slipper; but there is more to her story than a maimed foot, for the Marquis de la Chance is about to offer her a choice and the opportunity to change her fate--there will be blood and danger, but also the possibility of redemption and triumph, and most of all the chance to find her true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

Willey, Margaret.

Summary: Goldilocks, ignoring her father's warning not to rush in where she does not belong, enters a cabin in the woods, cleans it to meet her standards, plucks from the porridge items unappealing to her before eating a bowlful, and falls asleep on the bed that suits her best.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

McFadden, Bernice L.

Summary: "Abeo Kata, a young woman must learn to love and trust again after experiencing the brutality of ritual servitude in West Africa."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC MCF

Halpern, Sue

Summary: A head librarian trying to forget the painful realities of her suburban past unexpectedly bonds with a teenager performing community service, a disgruntled former Wall Street high flyer, and other offbeat regulars who encourage her out of her self-imposed isolation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAL

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