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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Refugee

Refugee

by Alan Gratz

Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus

by Dashka Slater

One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one o...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Akata Witch

Akata Witch

by Nnedi Okorafor

Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black Enough

Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling black authors writing for teens today — Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be yo...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Hey, Kiddo

Hey, Kiddo

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Lumberjanes

Lumberjanes

by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke A. Allen, Shannon Walters, Maarta Laiho, and Aubrey Aiese

Friendship to the max! At Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hardcore lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

One of Us Is Lying

One of Us Is Lying

by Karen M. McManus

Five students walk into Bayview High detection. Only four walk out.... Simon was the creator of a high school gossip app. He planned to post juicy reveals about his four high-profile classmates. When he dies before detention is over, is...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

The Librarian of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz

by Antonio Iturbe

Follows Dita Kraus from age fourteen, when she is put in charge of a few forbidden books at Auschwitz concentration camp, through the end of World War II and beyond.

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