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Teens have lived through amazing times all around the world. MS=Books for middle school readers.

 

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The Passion of Dolssa

The Passion of Dolssa
Berry, Julie

In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying on a hillside, she feels compelled to protect her, a decision that may cost her everything.


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Call Me by My Name

Call Me by My Name
Bradley, John Ed

Childhood friendships become complex emotional minefields when Tater Henry joins twins Rodney and Angie at their newly desegregated high school in 1960's Louisiana.


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Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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Death Coming up the Hill

Death Coming up the Hill
Crowe, Chris

It is 1968 and the U.S. is at war in Vietnam. Just as Ashe begins to better understand the situation in Vietnam, his parents’ latest crisis may change his future plans. Told in Haiku.


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Da Vinci's Tiger

Da Vinci's Tiger
Elliott, Laura

In fifteenth-century Florence, the dashing Venetian ambassador commissions young Leonardo da Vinci to paint a portrait of his Platonic love, Ginevra de' Benci, a well-educated, teenaged poet in a passionless marriage, propelling her into the world of art, politics, and romance, with all of its complications.


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Silver People: Voices From the Panama Canal

Silver People: Voices From the Panama Canal
Engle, Margarita

Mateo is desperate to leave Cuba and lies about his age to get a job digging the Panama Canal. But once he arrives in Panama he faces discrimination and harsh working conditions. Told in verse. MS


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Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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Vango: [1], Between Sky and Earth

Vango: [1], Between Sky and Earth
Fombelle, Timothée de

Vango is accused of murder and is on the run in 1930s Europe, with many daring adventures along the way. Now he needs to uncover the secrets of his past to prove his innocence. MS


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Girl in the Blue Coat

Girl in the Blue Coat
Hesse, Monica

"In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, teenage Hanneke--a 'finder' of black market goods--is tasked with finding a Jewish girl a customer had been hiding, who has seemingly vanished into thin air, and is pulled into a web of resistance activities and secrets as she attempts to solve the mystery and save the missing girl"--


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Holds: 19 on 9 copies

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The Smell of Other People's Houses

The Smell of Other People's Houses
Hitchcock, Bonnie-Sue

"Growing up in Alaska in the 1970s isn't like growing up anywhere else: Don't think life is going to be easy. Know your place. And never talk about yourself. Four vivid voices tell intertwining stories of hardship, tragedy, wild luck, and salvation"--


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Holds: 1 on 7 copies

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Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds
Kirkpatrick, Katherine

In the 1890s, sixteen-year-old Eqariusaq, from the village of Itta near Ellesmere, is caught between traditional Inuit life with her lazy husband Angulluk and the world of Lieutenant Peary and his family and crew, who call her Billy Bah.


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Going Over

Going Over
Kephart, Beth

The Berlin Wall not only divides the city but it divides Ada and Stefan. In the west, Ada lives with her mother and grandmother, waiting for Stefan. Will he have the courage to escape?


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