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Perfect Ten by Philips, L. Perfect Ten

May 20, 2017
Prisoner of war / A Novel of World War II by Spradlin, Michael P, author. Prisoner of war / A Novel of World War II

Fifteen-year-old Henry Forrest lies about his age and enlists in the Marines to escape from his abusive father, but when he is immediately sent to the Philippines he finds himself in the middle of the Japanese invasion--and as he grows up he will have toendure the Bataan Death March, overcrowded prisons, and the Japanese factory in Tokyo where he is eventually sent as slave labor.

May 20, 2017
Ramona blue by Murphy, Julie, 1985- author. Ramona blue

Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it's been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she's fiercely devoted to her family, and she knows she's destined for something bigger than the trailer she calls home in Eulogy, Mississippi. But juggling multiple jobs, her flaky mom, and her well-meaning but ineffectual dad forces her to be the ad

May 20, 2017
Royal bastards by Shvarts, Andrew, author. Royal bastards

Tilla, the illegitimate daughter of Lord Kent, bands together with other outcasts in an attempt to prevent civil war and protect Lyriana, a sheltered, visiting princess whose life is in danger.

May 20, 2017
Saints and misfits by Ali, S. K., author. Saints and misfits

Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.

May 20, 2017
Scrawl - a novel by Shulman, Mark, 1962- Scrawl - a novel

When eighth-grade school bully Tod and his friends get caught committing a crime on school property, his penalty--staying after school and writing in a journal under the eye of the school guidance counsellor--reveals aspects of himself that he prefers to keep hidden.

May 16, 2017
Soldier boy by Hutton, Keely, author. Soldier boy

Follows Ricky from 1987-1991, and Samuel in 2006, as they are abducted to serve as child-soldiers in Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Includes historical notes and information about Friends of Orphans, an organization founded by Ricky Richard Anywar, on whose life the story is partly based.

May 20, 2017
Song of the current by Tolcser, Sarah. Song of the current

When Caroline Oresteia, seventeen, finally has a chance to be a wherryman, she gets caught in a web of politics and lies, with her father's life at stake.

May 20, 2017
Story of a Girl by Zarr, Sara Story of a Girl

May 20, 2017
Sucktown, Alaska - a novel by Dirkes, Craig, author. Sucktown, Alaska - a novel

When he is kicked out of his first year of college in Anchorage, eighteen-year-old Eddie Ashford promises the university officials to work for one year at the newspaper in Kusko, Alaska, which is a small, depressing town in back-of-beyond, where it requires either a plane or a dog-sled to get around for most of the time--but staying straight is a challenge, especially when he gets caught up in the local marijuana trade.

May 20, 2017
Tash hearts Tolstoy by Ormsbee, Katie, author. Tash hearts Tolstoy

Fame and success come at a cost for Natasha "Tash" Zelenka when she creates the web series "Unhappy Families," a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina--written by Tash's eternal love Leo Tolstoy.

May 20, 2017
That thing we call a heart by Karim, Sheba., author. That thing we call a heart

"High school has ended, and Shabnam Qureshi is facing a summer of loneliness and boredom. She's felt alienated from her gutsy best friend, Farah, ever since Farah started wearing the Muslim head scarf--without even bothering to discuss it with Shabnam first. But no one else comes close to understanding her, especially not her parents. All Shabnam wants to do is get through the summer. Get to Penn. Begin anew. Not look back. That is, until she meets Jamie...In her quest to figure out who she real

May 20, 2017
The Bone Queen - Cadvan's Story by Croggon, Alison The Bone Queen - Cadvan's Story

May 20, 2017
The crown's fate by Skye, Evelyn, author. The crown's fate

Vika struggles with dangers in her new role as the Imperial Enchanter while Pasha faces disputes about his legitimacy and Nikolai considers how far he is willing to go to return to the world.

May 20, 2017
The crying rocks by Lisle, Janet Taylor. author. The crying rocks

From Newbery Honor author Janet Taylor Lisle comes a lyrical story about one girl’s discovery of her startling past—and her search to understand her complicated present. Joelle’s height and dark skin set her apart from everyone in Marshfield. It’s no secret that she’s adopted, but where is she from? Aunt Mary Louise says she came from Chicago on a freight train, but the story doesn’t sit right with Joelle. There’s something more. She feels it. Carlos, the quiet boy in Joelle’s Spanish class, see

May 21, 2017
The girl in between by Carroll, Sarah (Volunteer worker), author. The girl in between

"A homeless girl and her Ma, always hiding from the authorities, take shelter in an abandoned mill in the center of a big city, but when developers make plans to knock the mill down, everything changes, prompting the girl to wonder what kind of ghosts arehaunting both the mill and her mother"--

May 20, 2017
The lines we cross by Abdel-Fattah, Randa, author. The lines we cross

Michael's parents are leaders of a new anti-immigrant political party called Aussie Values which is trying to halt the flood of refugees from the Middle East; Mina fled Afghanistan with her family ten years ago, and just wants to concentrate on fitting in and getting into college--but the mutual attraction they feel demands that they come to terms with their family's concerns and decide where they stand in the ugly anti-Muslim politics of the time.

May 20, 2017
The Lost Twin by Cleverly, Sophie The Lost Twin

May 20, 2017
The names they gave us by Lord, Emery, author. The names they gave us

Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake and spending quality time with her parents. When her mom's cancer reappears, her boyfriend "pauses" their relationship, and her summer job switches to a camp for troubled kids, Lucy falters in her faith. Then long-hidden family secrets emerge. Can Lucy set aside her problems and discover what grace really means?

May 20, 2017
The one memory of Flora Banks by Barr, Emily, author. The one memory of Flora Banks

A girl with recurring memory loss chases down the boy she loves based on the one memory she is able to hold onto.

May 20, 2017