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Huntress

Huntress
Lo, Malinda

Seventeen-year-olds Kaede and Taisin are called to go on a dangerous and unprecedented journey to Tanlili, the city of the Fairy Queen, in an effort to restore the balance of nature in the human world.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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All American Boys

All American Boys
Reynolds, Jason

When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's alternating viewpoints.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 19 copies

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How It Went Down

How It Went Down
Magoon, Kekla

When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is white, and in the aftermath everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events agree.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 11 copies

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The Game of Love and Death

The Game of Love and Death
Brockenbrough, Martha

In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 43 copies

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A Time to Dance

A Time to Dance
Venkatraman, Padma

In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an accident.


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Holds: 0 on 10 copies

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Like Water on Stone

Like Water on Stone
Walrath, Dana

Based on actual events, this novel in verse relates the tale of siblings Sosi, Shahen, and Mariam who survive the Armenian genocide of 1915 by escaping from Turkey alone over the mountains.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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I'm Just Me

I'm Just Me
Higgins, M. G.

Nasreen and Mia are two very different girls. But they stand out at Arondale High. And kids make assumptions about the only Muslim and the new black girl--the only African American--in school. Who let you into the suburbs Samantha asks. Everyone gawks. Nasreen has kept her head down for years. Eighteen months and she's out, she tells herself. Off to college. Mia is bold. Yeah, she wishes she were somewhere else, but she's not going to take the bullying lying down. She has to live her life. Graduate. Get into a good school. The school administrators are ignorant. And worse. The bullying escalates. Both at school and online. The girls come up with a plan to fight back. To regain some dignity. To turn the tables on the bullies.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel
Farizan, Sara

High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, and if word got out that she liked girls life would be twice as hard, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual, so she struggles to sort out her growing feelings by confiding in her old friends.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Jumped in

Jumped in
Flores-Scott, Patrick

In the two years since his mother left him with his grandparents in Des Moines, Washington, Sam has avoided making friends and perfected the art of being a slacker, but being paired with a frightening new student for a slam poetry unit transforms his life.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister

I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister
Sarn, Amélie

"Portrait of two Muslim sisters, once closely bonded, but now on divergent paths as one embraces her religion and the other remains secular"--


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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