• I Lived on Butterfly Hill

    I Lived on Butterfly Hill

    Agosín, Marjorie

    In 1973 Chile, a coup installs a vicious dictator, tearing 11-year old Celeste's stable and loving family apart -- her parents have to go into hiding, and Celeste is sent to live with an aunt in Maine.

    Format: Book - 2014 First edition

    Holds: 4 on 3 copies

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  • Adam & Thomas

    Adam & Thomas

    Apelfeld, Aharon

    Two Jewish 9-year old boys survive WWII by hiding in the forest, where they forage and help other fugitives, in this tale of friendship and survival.\n

    Format: Book - 2015 First English-language edition

    Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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  • Lucky Broken Girl

    Lucky Broken Girl

    Behar, Ruth

    Set in 1960's New York City, this coming-of-age story follows Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, and explores her deep and profound growth after a car accident leaves her immobilized in a body cast with months of recovery. Winner of the 2018 Pura Belpre Award.

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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  • The War I Finally Won

    The War I Finally Won

    Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

    The sequel to The War That Saved My Life picks up Ada's story where it left off. As she is about to have her clubfoot surgically fixed, Ada and those closest to her must deal with the aftermath of WWII England, and come to terms with their own personal transformations in the face of their new reality.

    Format: Book - 2017

    Holds: 6 on 19 copies

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  • Talking Leaves

    Talking Leaves

    Bruchac, Joseph

    Sequoya's 13- year old son tells the story of the development of the Cherokee alphabet in this fictionalized account.

    Format: Book - 2016

    Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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  • Chasing Secrets

    Chasing Secrets

    Choldenko, Gennifer

    The plague has reached San Francisco in 1900, and 13-year old Lizzy, a physician's daughter, teams up with Noah, the Chinese cook's son, in a race to unravel this medical mystery and save their loved ones.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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  • The Journey of Little Charlie

    The Journey of Little Charlie

    Curtis, Christopher Paul

    When twelve-year old Charlie's sharecropper father dies leaving the family in debt, he is forced to join the fearsome plantation overseer, Cap'n Buck, as he tracks down some people accused of stealing. But Little Charlie soon discovers that the story is more complicated than he thought.

    Format: Book - 2018 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 15 copies

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  • Stella by Starlight

    Stella by Starlight

    Draper, Sharon M.

    Stella is used to day-to-day life in her segregated town in 1930's North Carolina. But when the Ku Klux Klan make a reappearance, threatening her entire community, Stella decides to fight back.

    Format: Book - 2015 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 27 copies

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  • It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

    It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

    Dumas, Firoozeh

    It's the late 1970's in California, and Zomorod (Cindy) Yousefzadeh is moving schools for the fourth time. But this time, with anti-Iranian sentiment on the rise, she finds fitting in even more difficult than usual.

    Format: Book - 2016

    Holds: 0 on 33 copies

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  • Makoons

    Makoons

    Erdrich, Louise

    In the fifth title in the Birchbark House series, following an Ojibwe family in the 19th century, the family and tribe face intense challenges as they struggle to adjust to their new lives as buffalo hunters in the Great Plains of Dakota Territory.

    Format: Book - 2016 First edition

    Holds: 3 on 17 copies

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