Youth Media Awards 2020

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The American Library Association just announced their 2020 award winners for kids and teens. 


Charlie Fletcher
Description: "'My name's Griz. My childhood wasn't like yours. I've never had friends, and in my whole life I've not met enough people to play a game of football. My parents told me how crowded the world used to be, but we were never lonely on our remote island. We had each other, and our dogs. Then the thief came. There may be no law left, but if you steal my dog, you can at least expect me to come after you. Because if we aren't loyal to the things we love, what's the point?' A boy's life-changing journey through the ruins of our world to bring back the family dog, this is a fiercely compelling tale of survival, courage, and hope."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Fle
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Jenn Bailey, Mika Song
Description: Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with.
Call Number: E Bai
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Carlos (Graphic artist) Aponte
Description: Carlitos lives in a happy home with his mother, his abuela, and Coco the cat. Life in his hometown is cozy as can be, but the call of the capital city pulls Carlitos across the bay in search of his father.
Call Number: E Apo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Lori Alexander, Vivien Mildenberger
Description: "A full-color chapter book biography shows how a self-taught scientist was the first to observe the microbial life in and around us. By building his own microscope, Antony van Leeuwenhoek advanced humanity's understanding of our oft-invisible world around us."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: JB Lee
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Mildred D. Taylor
Description: "Cassie Logan, first met in Song of the Trees and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement, preceded and precipitated by the racist society of America, and the often violent confrontations that brought about change. Rich, compelling storytelling is Ms. Taylor's hallmark, and she fulfills expectations as she brings to a close the stirring family story that has absorbed her for over forty years." --Goodreads.com.
Call Number: YA FIC Tay
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham
Description: An assortment of animals living separate lives discover they need each other when they have a chance encounter on a river.
Call Number: E Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Thomas (Screenwriter) Wheeler, Frank Miller, Tula Latoy
Description: "Nimue grew up an outcast. Her connection to dark magic made her something to be feared in her Druid village, and that made her desperate to leave. That is, until Red Paladins slaughter her entire village, and Nimue's fate is forever altered. Charged by her dying mother to reunite an ancient sword with a legendary sorcerer, Nimue is now her people's only hope"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC Whe
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Margarita Engle, Rafael López
Description: Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the most famous pianist who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.
Call Number: E Eng
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Dig
A. S. (Amy Sarig) King
Description: Only a generation removed from being simple Pennsylvania potato farmers, Gottfried and Marla Hemmings managed to trade digging spuds for developing subdivisions and now sit atop a seven-figure bank account, wealth they've declined to pass on to their adult children or their teenage grandchildren. "Because we want them to thrive," Marla always says. Now the five teenagers are lost in a tangled maze of family secrets. One of the teens sells pot; one has cancer; all are estranged from the family. As they come together for Easter dinner, will they be able to find their ways back to each other? With inimitable surrealism, King explores how a toxic culture of polite, affluent white supremacy tears a family apart and how one determined generation has a shot at digging its way out. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: YA FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Angie Cruz
Description: Fifteen-year-old Ana Canción never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year's Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes Ana Ruiz, a wife confined to a cold six-floor walk-up in Washington Heights. Lonely and miserable, Ana hatches a reckless plan to escape. But at the bus terminal, she is stopped by César, Juan's free-spirited younger brother, who convinces her to stay. As the Dominican Republic slides into political turmoil, Juan returns to protect his family's assets, leaving César to take care of Ana. Suddenly, Ana is free to take English lessons at a local church, lie on the beach at Coney Island, see a movie at Radio City Music Hall, go dancing with César, and imagine the possibility of a different kind of life in America. When Juan returns, Ana must decide once again between her heart and her duty to her family.
Call Number: FIC Cru
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Pablo Cartaya
Description: Sixth-grader Emilia Torres struggles with ADHD, her controlling abuela, her mother's work commitments, her father's distance after returning from deployment, evolving friendships, and a conflict over school redistricting.
Call Number: J FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Maia Kobabe, Phoebe Kobabe
Description: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Maia's cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of adolescent crushes, grappling with how to come out to family and society, bonding with friends over erotic gay fanfiction, and facing the trauma and fundamental violation of pap smears. Started as a way to explain to eir family what it means to be nonbinary and asexual, Gender Queer is more than a personal story: it is a useful and touching guide on gender identity--what it means and how to think about it.--From statement at Amazon.
Call Number: 306.76 Kob
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Alicia Williams
Description: Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.
Call Number: J FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Kelly Starling Lyons, Daniel Minter
Description: Alan looks forward to the annual family reunion at the farm where Daddy grew up, but everyone is supposed to share something special and Alan worries about arriving with empty hands.
Call Number: E Lyo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Jarrett Krosoczka
Description: "In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett's life. His father is a mystery -- Jarrett doesn't know where to find him, or even what his name is. Jarrett lives with his grandparents -- two very loud, very loving, very opinionated people who had thought they were through with raising children until Jarrett came along"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA 362.2913 Kro
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Antoinette Portis
Description: "Splashy illustrations and simple text explore water in its many shapes and forms"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Por
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Tegan Quin, Sara Quin
Call Number: ordered 091219
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
A. J Dungo
Call Number: YA 797.32 Dun
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Ashley Bryan
Description: "Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: JB Bry
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López
Description: Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way, in a book that celebrates the many differences among humans. In this warm and inclusive story by U.S. Supreme Justice Sonia Sotomayor, inspired by her own childhood diagnosis of diabetes, readers join along as differently abled kids use their strengths to work together and learn about each other.
Call Number: E Sot
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Mariko Tamaki, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell
Description: Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend. Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious medium, who leaves Freddy some cryptic parting words: break up with her. But Laura Dean keeps coming back, and as their relationship spirals further out of her control, Freddy has to wonder if it's really Laura Dean that's the problem. Maybe it's Freddy, who is rapidly losing her friends, including Doodle, who needs her now more than ever. Fortunately for Freddy, there are new friends, and the insight of advice columnists like Anna Vice to help her through being a teenager in love.
Call Number: YA FIC Tam
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Angela Cervantes
Description: Can Lety find her voice before it's too late? Lety Muñoz's first language is Spanish, and she likes to take her time putting her words together. She loves volunteering at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter because the dogs and cats there don't care if she can't always find the right word. When the shelter needs a volunteer to write animal profiles, Lety jumps at the chance. But grumpy classmate Hunter also wants to write profiles--so now they have to work as a team. Hunter's not much of a team player, though. He devises a secret competition to decide who will be the official shelter scribe. Whoever helps get their animals adopted the fastest wins. The loser scoops dog food. Lety reluctantly agrees, but she's worried that if the shelter finds out about the contest, they'll kick her out of the volunteer program. Then she'll never be able to adopt Spike, her favorite dog at the shelter!-- Publisher's description.
Call Number: J FIC Cer
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Jason Reynolds, Heather Alicia Simms, Chris (Christopher Eugene) Chalk, Bahni Turpin, Adenrele Ojo
Description: Jason Reynolds conjures ten tales (one per block) about what happens after the dismissal bell rings, and weaves them into one funny, poignant look at the detours we face on the walk home, and in life.
Call Number: J FIC Rey
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Seanan McGuire
Description: "Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she understands, she does so through the power of math. Meet Reed, skilled in the alchemical arts like his progenitor before him. Reed created Dodger and her brother. He's not their father. Not quite. But he has a plan: to raise the twins to the highest power, to ascend with them and claim their authority as his own. Godhood is attainable. Pray it isn't attained." -- Goodreads.com
Call Number: FIC McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña
Description: "When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Jerry Craft, Jim Callahan
Description: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?
Call Number: J FIC Cra
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Nikki Grimes
Description: Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night--and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her most enduing companions. Nikki shows how the power of those words helped her conquer the hazards--ordinary and extraordinary--of her life.--From statement at Amazon.
Call Number: YA B Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Jasmine Warga
Description: Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
Call Number: J FIC War
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Anika Denise, Paola Escobar
Description: A story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Den
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Casey McQuiston
Description: First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz, with his sister and the Veep's genius granddaughter, are the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. Then photos of a confrontation with his longtime nemesis Prince Henry at a royal wedding leak to the tabloids. The plan for damage control: stage a fake friendship between the First Son and the Prince. Alex soon discovers that beneath Henry's Prince Charming veneer, there's a soft-hearted eccentric with a dry sense of humor and more than one ghost haunting him. As President Claremont kicks off her re-election bid, Alex finds himself hurtling into a relationship with Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC McQ
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
K. A. Holt
Description: Told in verse in two voices, with a chorus of fellow students, this is a story of two girls, opposites in many ways, who are drawn to each other; Kate appears to be a stereotypical cheerleader with a sleek ponytail and a perfectly polished persona, Tam is tall, athletic and frequently mistaken for a boy, but their deepening friendship inevitably changes and reveals them in ways they did not anticipate.
Call Number: J FIC Hol
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Carlos Alberto Hernandez
Description: In order to heal after his mother's death, thirteen-year-old Sal learns to reach into time and space to retrieve things--and people--from other universes.
Call Number: J FIC Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi (Graphic designer) Wu
Description: The haunted season has arrived in the Antler Wood. No fox kit is safe. When Mia and Uly are separated from their litters, they discover a dangerous world full of monsters. In order to find a den to call home, they must venture through field and forest, facing unspeakable things that dwell in the darkness: a zombie who hungers for their flesh, a witch who tries to steal their skins, a ghost who hunts them through the snow . . . and other things too scary to mention. Featuring eight interconnected stories and sixteen hauntingly beautiful illustrations.
Call Number: J FIC Hei
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Duncan Tonatiuh
Description: "José de la Luz Sáenz (1888-1953)--or Luz--believed in fighting for what was right. Although he was born in the United States, he and his family experienced prejudice because of their Mexican heritage. When World War I broke out, Luz volunteered to join the fight. Because of his ability to quickly learn languages, he became part of the Intelligence Office in Europe. However, despite his hard work and intellect, Luz often didn't receive credit for his contributions. Upon his return to the US, he joined other Mexican-Americans whom he had met in the army to fight for equality. His contribution, along with others, ultimately led to the creation of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which is the oldest Latino civil rights organization. Soldier for Equality is based in part on Luz's diary during the war. It includes a biography of Luz's later years, an author's note, a timeline, a bibliography, and an index."--Publisher's description.
Call Number: J 940.4 Ton
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Lynne Kelly
Description: Twelve-year-old Iris and her grandmother, both deaf, drive from Texas to Alaska armed with Iris's plan to help Blue-55, a whale unable to communicate with other whales.
Call Number: J FIC Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison
Description: When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but her encounter with a shooting star helps her understand there is beauty in every shade.
Call Number: E Nyo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano, Yuta Onoda
Description: Erin's family cares for the fearsome water serpents that form the core of their kingdom's army. When some of the beasts mysteriously die, Elin's mother is sentenced to death as punishment. With her last breath she manages to send her daughter to safety. Alone, far from home, Elin discovers that she can talk to both the terrifying water serpents and the majestic flying beasts that guard her queen. This skill involves her in deadly plots that could cost her life. Can she save herself and prevent her beloved beasts from being used as tools of war?
Call Number: YA FIC Ueh
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
James Ransome
Description: A slave family is distressed when they discover their son Ben has run away.
Call Number: E Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Andrea J. Loney, Rudy Gutierrez
Description: After school orchestra practice, young Nic carries his double bass through rough neighborhoods to his grandfather's home, where he and Grandaddy Nic play jazz music with friends, delighting the neighbors.
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Colson Whitehead, JD Jackson
Description: "As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone"... Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called The Nickel Academy... [It] is a grotesque chamber of horrors, where the sadistic staff beats and sexually abuses the students, and any boy who resists is likely to disappear "out back." Stunned to find himself in such a vicious environment, Elwood tries to hold on to Dr. King's ringing assertion "Throw us in jail and we will still love you." His friend Turner thinks Elwood is worse than naive, that the world is crooked and the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid trouble. The tension between Elwood's ideals and Turner's skepticism leads to a decision with repercussions that will echo down the decades."--Container.
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Rebecca Balcárcel
Description: Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life; her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch with his Guatemalan roots (even though he never bothered to teach Quijana Spanish), she is about to start seventh grade in the Texas town where they live and she is worried about fitting in--and Quijana suspects that her parents are keeping secrets, because she is sure there is something wrong with her little brother, Memito, who is becoming increasingly hard to reach.-- Provided by Publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Bal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Alison Gervais
Description: Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year means Maya will be leaving Pratt School for the Deaf--where she's been a student there for years--to attend Engelmann High, a hearing school. When Beau Watson, Engelmann's student body president starts learning ASL to converse with her, Maya thinks he has a hidden agenda. But she can't deny it's nice to sign with someone. When Maya passes up a chance to receive a cochlear implant she sees it as being true to herself, but Beau doesn't understand why Maya wouldn't want to hear again. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: YA FIC Ger
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Junauda Petrus
Description: "Trinidad. Sixteen-year-old Audre is despondent, having just found out she's going to be sent to live in America with her father because her strictly religious mother caught her with her secret girlfriend, the pastor's daughter. Audre's grandmother Queenie (a former dancer who drives a white convertible Cadillac and who has a few secrets of her own) tries to reassure her granddaughter that she won't lose her roots, not even in some place called Minneapolis. Sixteen-year-old Mabel is lying on her bed, staring at the ceiling and trying to figure out why she feels the way she feels--about her ex Terrell, about her girl Jada and that moment they had in the woods, and about the vague feeling of illness that's plagued her all summer. Mabel's reverie is cut short when her father announces that his best friend and his just-arrived-from-Trinidad daughter are coming for dinner. Mabel quickly falls hard for Audre and is determined to take care of her as she tries to navigate an American high school. But their romance takes a turn when test results reveal exactly why Mabel has been feeling low-key sick all summer and suddenly it's Audre who is caring for Mabel as she faces a deeply uncertain future." -- amazon.com
Call Number: YA FIC Pet
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Lisa Lutz
Description: What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? It starts with this simple writing prompt from Alex Witt, Stonebridge Academy's new creative writing teacher. When the students' answers raise disturbing questions of their own, Ms. Witt knows there's more going on the school than the faculty wants to see. She soon learns about The Ten--the students at the top of the school's social hierarchy--as well as their connection to something called The Darkroom. Ms. Witt can't remain a passive observer. She finds the few girls who've started to question the school's "boys will be boys" attitude and incites a resistance that quickly becomes a movement. But just as it gains momentum, she also attracts the attention of an unknown enemy who knows a little too much about her--including what brought her to Stonebridge in the first place. Meanwhile, Gemma, a defiant senior, has been plotting her attack for years, waiting for the right moment. Shy loner Norman hates his role in the Darkroom, but can't find the courage to fight back until he makes an unlikely alliance. And then there's Finn Ford, an English teacher with a shady reputation who keeps one eye on his literary ambitions and one on Ms. Witt. As the school's secrets begin to trickle out, a boys-versus-girls skirmish turns into an all-out war, with deeply personal--and potentially fatal--consequences for everyone involved. Lisa Lutz's blistering, timely tale shows us what can happen when silence wins out over decency for too long--and why the scariest threat of all might be the idea that sooner or later, girls will be girls.
Call Number: FIC Lut
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson
Description: "Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire of the civil rights movement, and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes. The text is also peppered with references to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and others, offering deeper insights into the accomplishments of the past, while bringing stark attention to the endurance and spirit of those surviving and thriving in the present. Robust back matter at the end provides valuable historical context and additional detail for those wishing to learn more."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Ale
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
Description: In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. At first things went smoothly for the Clinton 12, but then outside agitators interfered, pitting the townspeople against one another. Uneasiness turned into anger, and even the Clinton Twelve themselves wondered if the easier thing to do would be to go back to their old school. Jo Ann--clear-eyed, practical, tolerant, and popular among both black and white students--found herself called on as the spokesperson of the group. This is the story of her four months thrust into the national spotlight and as a trailblazer in history. Told in free verse and other poetic forms.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA 379.263 Boy
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Kwame Mbalia
Description: Seventh-grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save his best friend when they were in a bus accident together. All he has left of Eddie is the journal his friend wrote stories in. Tristan is dreading the month he's going to spend on his grandparents' farm. But on his first night there, a sticky creature shows up and steals Eddie's notebook. Tristan chases after it, and a tug-of-war ensues between them underneath a Bottle Tree. In a last attempt to get it away from the creature, Tristan punches the tree, accidentally ripping open a chasm into the MidPass, a volatile place with a burning sea, haunted bone ships, and iron monsters. Tristan finds himself in the middle of a battle that has left black American folk heroes John Henry and Brer Rabbit exhausted. In order to get back home, Tristan and these new allies will need to entice the god Anansi, the Weaver, to come out of hiding. Can Tristan save this world before he loses more of the things he loves?
Call Number: J FIC Mba
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Traci Sorell, Frané Lessac
Description: Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small.
Call Number: E Sor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Geoff Rodkey
Description: After a year on Mars, a young boy and his family migrate to the planet Choom, but the inhabitants of Choom, the Zhuri, who look like giant mosquitoes, don't really like humans and it up to the boy and his family to change their minds if they hope to survive.
Call Number: J FIC Rod
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
Pat McKissack, April Harrison
Description: Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire.
Call Number: E McK
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
Geraldine McCaughrean
Description: In the summer of 1727, Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food, and only the end of the world can explain why no boat returns to collect them.
Call Number: YA FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 18, 2020
1976- author Raúl the Third, Elaine Bay
Description: Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market.
Call Number: E Gon
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 19, 2020
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A Boy And His Dog At The End Of The World
Charlie Fletcher
FIC Fle
Ordinary Hazards : A Memoir
Nikki Grimes
YA B Gri
A Friend For Henry
Jenn Bailey, Mika Song
E Bai
Other Words For Home
Jasmine Warga
J FIC War
Across The Bay
Carlos (Graphic artist) Aponte
E Apo
Planting Stories : The Life Of Librarian And Storyteller Pura Belpré
Anika Denise, Paola Escobar
E Den
All In A Drop : How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Lori Alexander, Vivien Mildenberger
JB Lee
Red, White & Royal Blue
Casey McQuiston
FIC McQ
All The Days Past, All The Days To Come
Mildred D. Taylor
YA FIC Tay
Redwood And Ponytail
K. A. Holt
J FIC Hol
Bear Came Along
Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham
E Mor
Sal And Gabi Break The Universe
Carlos Alberto Hernandez
J FIC Her
Cursed
Thomas (Screenwriter) Wheeler, Frank Miller, Tula Latoy
YA FIC Whe
Scary Stories For Young Foxes
Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi (Graphic designer) Wu
J FIC Hei
Dancing Hands : How Teresa Carreno Played The Piano For President Lincoln
Margarita Engle, Rafael López
E Eng
Soldier For Equality : José De La Luz Saénz And The Great War
Duncan Tonatiuh
J 940.4 Ton
Dig
A. S. (Amy Sarig) King
YA FIC Kin
Song For A Whale
Lynne Kelly
J FIC Kel
Dominicana
Angie Cruz
FIC Cru
Sulwe
Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison
E Nyo
Each Tiny Spark
Pablo Cartaya
J FIC Car
The Beast Player
Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano, Yuta Onoda
YA FIC Ueh
Gender Queer : A Memoir
Maia Kobabe, Phoebe Kobabe
306.76 Kob
The Bell Rang
James Ransome
E Ran
Genesis Begins Again
Alicia Williams
J FIC Wil
The Double Bass Blues
Andrea J. Loney, Rudy Gutierrez
E Lon
Going Down Home With Daddy
Kelly Starling Lyons, Daniel Minter
E Lyo
The Nickel Boys [Audiobook] : A Novel
Colson Whitehead, JD Jackson
FIC Whi
Hey, Kiddo
Jarrett Krosoczka
YA 362.2913 Kro
The Other Half Of Happy
Rebecca Balcárcel
J FIC Bal
Hey, Water!
Antoinette Portis
E Por
The Silence Between Us
Alison Gervais
YA FIC Ger
High School [Audiobook]
Tegan Quin, Sara Quin
ordered 091219
The Stars And The Blackness Between Them
Junauda Petrus
YA FIC Pet
In Waves
A. J Dungo
YA 797.32 Dun
The Swallows : A Novel
Lisa Lutz
FIC Lut
Infinite Hope : A Black Artist's Journey From World War Ii To Peace
Ashley Bryan
JB Bry
The Undefeated
Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson
E Ale
Just Ask! : Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López
E Sot
This Promise Of Change : One Girl's Story In The Fight For School Equality
Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
YA 379.263 Boy
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me
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