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    The memory of light

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    The memory of light

    Stork, Francisco X., author.

    When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

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    The tequila worm

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    The tequila worm

    Canales, Viola.

    Sofia finds that her experiences as a scholarship student at an Episcopal boarding school in Austin only strengthen her ties to her family in the barrio community of McAllen, Texas.

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    Survival in the storm

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    Survival in the storm : the Dust Bowl diary of Grace Edwards

    Janke, Katelan.

    A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes a historical note about life in America in 1935.

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    Maximilian & the mystery of the Guardian Angel

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    Maximilian & the mystery of the Guardian Angel : a bilingual lucha libre thriller

    Garza, Xavier.

    Eleven-year-old Maximilian, a big fan of lucha libre, makes an unexpected connection with his idol, the Guardian Angel, when he takes a tumble over the railing at a match in San Antonio.

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    Poached

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    Poached

    Gibbs, Stuart, 1969-

    Twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is the prime suspect when FunJungle's newly-acquired koala goes missing, thanks to a prank staged by middle school bully Vance Jessup.

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    The truth about sparrows

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    The truth about sparrows

    Hale, Marian.

    Twelve-year-old Sadie promises that she will always be Wilma's best friend when their families leaves drought-stricken Missouri in 1933, but once in Texas, Sadie learns that she must try to make a new home--and new friends, too.

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    The curious world of Calpurnia Tate

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    The curious world of Calpurnia Tate

    Kelly, Jacqueline.

    "In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they are, she will need all her wits and courage to realize her dreams"--Provided by publisher.

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    The evolution of Calpurnia Tate

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    The evolution of Calpurnia Tate

    Kelly, Jacqueline.

    In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather, the latter of which leads to an important discovery.

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    QB 1

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    QB 1

    Lupica, Mike.

    Jake Cullen, fourteen, lives in the shadows of his father and older brother until he becomes the starting quarterback for the high school football team and finally has his chance to shine.

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    All different now

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    All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom

    Johnson, Angela, 1961-

    In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth.

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