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White Rose Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense, inspiring story of students who defied the Nazis.
By Kip Wilson
(2019)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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My Plain Jane Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(2018)
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Jazz Owls: A Novel of the Zoot Suit Riots Book Poster Image
age 12+
Vibrant novel in verse shows anti-Latino racism in '40s L.A.
By Margarita Engle
(2018)
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Hamilton and Peggy: A Revolutionary Friendship Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging mix of history, romance set in Revolutionary War.
By L.M. Elliott
(2018)
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What the Night Sings Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful story of teen girl's life after the Holocaust.
By Vesper Stamper
(2018)
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The Secret of Nightingale Wood Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful WWI family drama has feel of a classic.
By Lucy Strange
(2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Skunked!: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Laughs, science in new Callie series for younger readers.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2016)
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The Goddess Girls Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zeus' students have fun adventures at Mount Olympus Academy.
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
(2010)
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Basil of Baker Street: The Great Mouse Detective, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, cute series about Sherlock-like mouse sleuth.
By Eve Titus
(2016)
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Tru & Nelle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming tale of writers' childhood friendship inspires.
By G. Neri
(2016)
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The Ghostfaces: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swashbuckling uncharted-island adventure has a few lulls.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
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Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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Finding Serendipity Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
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The Dogs of Winter Book Poster Image
age 10+
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
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The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair: The Expeditioners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
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Skink -- No Surrender Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
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Carly Keene, Literary Detective: Braving the Brontes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mysterious time-travel story for adventurous book lovers.
By Katherine Rue
(2014)
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Threatened Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
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