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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
Appelt, Kathi

Twelve-year-old Chap Brayburn, ancient Sugar Man, and his raccoon-brother Swamp Scouts Bingo and J'miah try to save Bayou Tourterelle from feral pigs Clydine and Buzzie, greedy Sunny Boy Beaucoup, and world-class alligator wrestler and would-be land developer Jaeger Stitch.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 15 copies

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Some Assembly Required: The Not-so-secret Life of A Transgender Teen

Some Assembly Required: The Not-so-secret Life of A Transgender Teen
Andrews, Arin

"Seventeen-year-old Arin Andrews shares all the hilarious, painful, and poignant details of undergoing gender reassignment as a high school student in this winning teen memoir"--


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why
Asher, Jay

When Clay Jenkins receives a box containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends the night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 27 copies

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The Good Braider: A Novel

The Good Braider: A Novel
Farish, Terry

Follows Viola as she survives brutality in war-torn Sudan, makes a perilous journey, lives as a refugee in Egypt, and finally reaches Portland, Maine, where her quest for freedom and security is hampered by memories of past horrors and the traditions her mother and other Sudanese adults hold dear. Includes historical facts and a map of Sudan.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Sun Is Also A Star

The Sun Is Also A Star
Yoon, Nicola

Natasha is a girl who believes in science and facts. Daniel has always been a good son and good student. But when he sees Natasha he forgets all that and believes there is something extraordinary in store for both of them.


Format: Book
Holds: 24 on 30 copies

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Lucy and Linh

Lucy and Linh
Pung, Alice

In Australia, Lucy tries to balance her life at home surrounded by her Chinese immigrant family, with her life at a pretentious private school.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Orchards

Orchards
Thompson, Holly

Sent to Japan for the summer after an eighth-grade classmate's suicide, half-Japanese, half-Jewish Kana Goldberg tries to fit in with relatives she barely knows and reflects on the guilt she feels over the tragedy back home.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Quick, Matthew

A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him.


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Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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Hush

Hush
Chayil, Eishes

After remembering the cause of her best friend Devory's suicide at age nine, Gittel is determined to raise awareness of sexual abuse in her Borough Park, New York, community, despite the rules of Chassidim that require her to be silent.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row

No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row
Kuklin, Susan


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 14 copies

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