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Tempestt, Mimi

Summary: "Wedding fierce, jagged lines to an uncompromisingly lyrical flow honed over years of performance, Mimi Tempestt writes poems that are by turns cerebral, profane, revolutionary, comedic, erotic, and sentimental. the delicacy of embracing spirals is her second book, an investigation of the ways in which the personal narrative of Black womanhood can be expressed through a radically human lens....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 TEM

Rivera, Sara Daniele

Summary: "Sara Daniele Rivera's award-winning debut is a collection of sprawling elegy in the face of catastrophic grief, both personal and public. From the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election through the COVID-19 pandemic, these poems memorialize lost loved ones and meditate on the not-yet gone -- all while the wider-world loses its sense of connection, safety, and assurance. In those years of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2024

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Warga, Jasmine

Summary: Jude never thought she'd be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything in America seems too fast and too loud. But this life also brings unexpected surprises. Maybe America, too, is a place where Jude...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC WAR

Farid, Diana

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Ava loves to surf and to sing. Singing and reading Rumi poems settle her mild OCD, and catching waves with her best friend, Phoenix, lets her fit in--her olive skin looks tan, not foreign. But then Ava has to spend the summer before ninth grade volunteering at the hospital, to follow in her single mother's footsteps to become a doctor. And when Phoenix's past lymphoma surges...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC FAR

Scott, Cavan

Summary: Join Finn, Poe and BB-8 as they journey across the galaxy after the events of The Last Jedi on an important mission for the Resistance in the fourth book of the Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny series. With over twenty possible outcomes, readers will have to think on their feet to keep these Resistance heroes safe from the First Order!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney · Lucasfilm Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Harris, Chris

Summary: "A witty, illustrated collection of humorous (and sometimes even heartwarming) poems and nonsense inspired by the absurdities of everyday life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 HAR

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "A novel in verse about a boy escaping slavers during the nineteenth century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Alexander

Waters, Charles

Summary: "In Rye, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, people work hard, kids go to school, and football is big on Friday nights. An eighth-grade English teacher creates an assignment for her class to debate whether Rye's mascot should stay or change. Now six middle schoolers--all with different backgrounds and beliefs--get involved in the contentious issue that already has the suburb turned upside...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2023

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J FIC WAT

Snyder, Laurel

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In this rhyming mash-up of many fairy tales, the reader is invited to follow Rosie down the many possible paths which may lead to a sleeping maiden, a hungry wolf, a girl locked in a tower, or a goose that lays golden eggs--but with some luck, and some smart choices, Rosie may save herself and her fellow fairy tale characters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SNY

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