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Bayard, Louis

Summary: With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister-- and the family gas station. To keep a competitor at bay and keep her family out of foster care, Melia must come up with a father-- fast. When a hobo rolls out of a passing truck, Melia grabs opportunity by its beard. Can she convince the town that Hiram is her long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PIN

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC POW

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: "Miss Layla Beck, the daughter of a powerful Senator from Delaware refuses to marry the gentleman her father has chosen for her and is forced to get a job working for the FWP to write the first official account of Maecdonian History. Her notions of real life--the social whirl of Newport and New York--are totally upended and she despairs in rooming with the overly eccentric Romeyn family in such...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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

White, Ruth

Summary: In 1948, eleven-year-old Audrey lives with her father, mother, and three younger sisters in Jewell Valley, a coal mining camp in Southwest Virginia, where her mother still mourns the death of a baby, her father goes on drinking binges on paydays, and Audrey tries to recover from the scarlet fever that has left her skinny and needing to wear glasses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2008

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Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Frederick "Red" Porter's father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERS

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: "Miss Layla Beck, the daughter of a powerful Senator from Delaware refuses to marry the gentleman her father has chosen for her and is forced to get a job working for the FWP to write the first official account of Maecdonian History. Her notions of real life--the social whirl of Newport and New York--are totally upended and she despairs in rooming with the overly eccentric Romeyn family in such...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Barrows 2015

Giardina, Denise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1987

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Goolrick, Robert

Summary: In a small Virginia town, Charlie Beale meets Sylvan Glass, the bride of the town's richest man, and Sam Haislett, the son of owner of the butcher shop where Charlie gets a job, and soon the interaction between Charlie, Sylvan, and Sam alters the town forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Null, Matthew Neill.

Summary: "A turn-of-the-century logging company decimates ten thousand acres of virgin forest in the West Virginia Alleghenies and transforms a brotherhood of timber wolves into revolutionaries"--Cover flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lookout Books, Department of Creative Writing University of North Carolina Wilmington 2015

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Paterson, Katherine.

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Summary: The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm. All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year's first school-yard race was run, he was going to win. But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1977

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT
1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC PAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Patterson 1977

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Recasts the tale of Snow White, setting it in West Virginia in the 1940s with a stepmother who is a snake-handler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

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

Talley, Robin

Summary: In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2014

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

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL