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Saints

Saints
Yang, Gene Luen

"China, 1898. An unwanted fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family. She finds friendshipand a name, Vibianain the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide where her true loyalties lie ... and whether she is willing to die for her faith."--Amazon.com.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 26 copies

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Boxers

Boxers
Yang, Gene Luen

In China in 1898 bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough: harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 18 copies

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A Mad, Wicked Folly

A Mad, Wicked Folly
Waller, Sharon Biggs

In 1909 London, as the world of debutante balls and high society obligations closes in around her, seventeen-year-old Victoria must figure out just how much is she willing to sacrifice to pursue her dream of becoming an artist.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Lies We Tell Ourselves

Lies We Tell Ourselves
Talley, Robin

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: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Salt to the Sea: A Novel

Salt to the Sea: A Novel
Sepetys, Ruta

"As World War II draws to a close, refugees try to escape the war's final dangers, only to find themselves aboard a ship with a target on its hull"--


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 30 copies

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Hunt for the Bamboo Rat

Hunt for the Bamboo Rat
Salisbury, Graham

Zenji Watanabe, seventeen, is sent from Hawaii to the Philippines to spy on the Japanese during World War II and, after he is captured and tortured, must find a way to survive months of being lost in the jungle behind enemy lines.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Marina

Marina
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos

"When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible"--


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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Never Fall Down: A Novel

Never Fall Down: A Novel
McCormick, Patricia

"Cambodian child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond defied the odds and used all of his courage and wits to survive the murderous regime of the Khmer Rouge"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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In Darkness

In Darkness
Lake, Nick

In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Going Over

Going Over
Kephart, Beth

In the early 1980s Ada and Stefan are young, would-be lovers living on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall--Ada lives with her mother and grandmother and paints graffiti on the Wall, and Stefan lives with his grandmother in the East and dreams of escaping to the West.


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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