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Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming
Woodson, Jacqueline

"The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks that ignited her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South"--


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 35 copies

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The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titanic

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titanic
Wolf, Allan

Recreates the 1912 sinking of the Titanic as observed by millionaire John Jacob Astor, a beautiful young Lebanese refugee finding first love, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, Captain Smith, and others including the iceberg itself.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Karma: A Novel in Verse

Karma: A Novel in Verse
Ostlere, Cathy

In 1984, following her mother's suicide, 15-year-old Maya and her Sikh father travel to New Delhi from Canada to place her mother's ashes in their final resting place. On the night of their arrival, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated, Maya and her father are separated when the city erupts in chaos, and Maya must rely on Sandeep, a boy she has just met, for survival.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Keesha's House

Keesha's House
Frost, Helen

Seven teens facing such problems as pregnancy, closeted homosexuality, and abuse each describe in poetic forms what caused them to leave home and where they found home again.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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The Language Inside

The Language Inside
Thompson, Holly

Raised in Japan, American-born tenth-grader Emma is disconcerted by a move to Massachusetts for her mother's breast cancer treatment, because half of Emma's heart remains with her friends recovering from the tsunami.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Death Coming up the Hill

Death Coming up the Hill
Crowe, Chris

Douglas Ashe keeps a weekly record of historical and personal events in 1968, the year he turns seventeen, including the escalating war in Vietnam, assassinations, rampant racism, and rioting; his first girlfriend, his parents' separation, and a longed-for sister.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Crazy

Crazy
Phillips, Linda Vigen

While growing up in the 1960s, Laura uses art to cope with her mother's mental illness.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 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.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party

To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party
Brown, Skila

A young survivor of the tragic Donner Party of 1846 describes how her family and others became victims of freezing temperatures and starvation.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling

Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling
Frank, Lucy

Chess is sick, but with what exactly, she isn't sure. And to make matters worse, she must share a hospital room with Shannon, her polar opposite. Where Chess is polite, Shannon is rude. Where Chess tolerates pain silently, Shannon screams bloody murder. Where Chess seems to be getting slowly better, Shannon seems to be getting worse. Despite their difference they become friends, helping each other come to terms with their illness.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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