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    The green bicycle

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    The green bicycle

    Al-Mansour, Haifaa, 1974- author.

    "Since girls do not ride bikes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, eleven year old Wadjda has to scheme to get her own"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Booked

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    Booked

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

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    Rebound

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    Rebound

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

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    Ashes

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    Ashes

    Anderson, Laurie Halse, author.

    "As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Playing for the Devil's Fire

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    Playing for the Devil's Fire

    Diederich, Phillippe, 1964- author.

    Thirteen-year-old Boli lives in a small pueblo near Mexico City, a landscape destroyed by drug crime, and when his parents leave town and are not heard from, Boli hopes to inspire a luchador to help him find them.

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    Flying lessons & other stories

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    Flying lessons & other stories

    From basketball dreams and family fiascos to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning children's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

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    The shadow cabinet

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    The shadow cabinet

    Johnson, Maureen, 1973-, author.

    "Rory, Callum, and Boo are still reeling from a series of tragic events, while new dangers lurk around the city from Jane and her nefarious organization"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Tight

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    Tight

    Maldonado, Torrey, author.

    After his quick-tempered father gets in a fight and is sent back to jail, sixth-grader Bryan, known for being quiet and thoughtful, snaps and follows new friend Mike into trouble.

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    Patron saints of nothing

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    Patron saints of nothing

    Ribay, Randy, author.

    When seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero learns his Filipino cousin and former best friend, Jun, was murdered as part of President Duterte's war on drugs, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.

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    Hold tight, don't let go

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    Hold tight, don't let go : a novel of Haiti

    Wagner, Laura Rose, author.

    In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince.

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    The shady tree

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    The shady tree

    Demi.

    Ping returns and deals with the selfish Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share, so Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but remains true to his generous nature.

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    Chukfi Rabbit's big, bad bellyache

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    Chukfi Rabbit's big, bad bellyache : a trickster tale

    Rodgers, Greg.

    Bear, Turtle, Fox, and Beaver agree to build Ms. Possum a new house, but Chukfi Rabbit says he is too busy to help until he hears there will be a Chocktaw feast afterwards and helps himself to a treat while the work is being done.

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    The princess and the warrior

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    The princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes

    Tonatiuh, Duncan.

    "... author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's ... legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Iztafell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. As promised Popoca stayed by her side"--Provided by publisher.

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    The elephant's friend and other tales from ancient India

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    The elephant's friend and other tales from ancient India

    Williams, Marcia, 1945-

    Draws eight stories from well-known collections of Indian folktales--Hitopadesha tales, Jataka tales, and Panchantra tales--and presents them with cartoon-like illustrations.

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    Freedom over me

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    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Bryan, Ashley.

    "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"--Provided by publisher.

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    Booked

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    Booked

    Alexander, Kwame, author.

    Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

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    Ashes

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    Ashes

    Anderson, Laurie Halse, author.

    "As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Lucky broken girl

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    Lucky broken girl

    Behar, Ruth, 1956-

    In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast.

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    Lola Levine and the ballet scheme

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    Lola Levine and the ballet scheme

    Brown, Monica, 1969-

    "A new girl has joined Lola Levine's second-grade class. When they get off on the wrong foot, they are forced to spend time together...and learn they have more in common than they thought"--Provided by publisher.

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    Lola Levine, drama queen

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    Lola Levine, drama queen

    Brown, Monica, 1969-

    "Lola Levine is given a non-speaking part after getting stage fright during her class play audition. She saves the play from a couple of obstacles with the help of her grandmother"--Provided by publisher.

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    Charlie Hernández and the league of shadows

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    Charlie Hernández and the league of shadows

    Calejo, Ryan.

    "Steeped in Hispanic folklore since childhood, middle schooler Charlie Hernández learns the stories are true when, shortly after his parents disappearance, he grows horns and feathers and finds himself at the heart of a battle to save the world"--Provided by publisher.

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    Chloe in India

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    Chloe in India

    Darnton, Kate.

    "Though they're divided by class, language, appearance--you name it--Chloe and Lakshmi have a lot in common. Both girls are new to Class Five at Premium Academy in New Delhi, India, and neither seems to fit in. But they soon discover how extraordinary an ordinary friendship can be and how celebrating our individuality can change the world"--Provided by publisher.

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    The only road

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    The only road

    Diaz, Alexandra.

    "Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--Provided by publisher.

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    It ain't so awful, falafel

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    It ain't so awful, falafel

    Dumas, Firoozeh.

    "Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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    Dragons in a bag

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    Dragons in a bag

    Elliott, Zetta.

    In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world, and along the way discovers his true calling.

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    Forest World

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    Forest World

    Engle, Margarita.

    Sent to Cuba to visit the father he barely knows, Edver is surprised to meet a half-sister, Luza, whose plan to lure their cryptozoologist mother into coming there, too, turns dangerous.

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    Dog days

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    Dog days

    English, Karen.

    Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.

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    It all comes down to this

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    It all comes down to this

    English, Karen.

    "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"-- Provided by publisher.

    Due 01/06/20

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    Makoons

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    Makoons

    Erdrich, Louise.

    Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

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    Armstrong & Charlie

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    Armstrong & Charlie

    Frank, Steven, 1963-

    "During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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    Full of Beans

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    Full of Beans

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

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    Midnight without a moon

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    Midnight without a moon

    Jackson, Linda Williams.

    Rose Lee Carter, a thirteen-year-old African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955, but when Emmett Till is murdered and his killers are unjustly acquitted, Rose is torn between seeking her destiny outside of Mississippi or staying and being a part of an important movement.

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    Twelve kinds of ice

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    Twelve kinds of ice

    Obed, Ellen Bryan, 1944-

    From the first ice, a thin skin on a bucket of water, through thickly-iced fields, streams, and gardens, a girl, her family, and friends anticipate and enjoy a winter of skating, ending with an ice show complete with costumes, refreshments, and clowns.

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    Amal unbound

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    Amal unbound

    Saeed, Aisha.

    In Pakistan, Amal holds onto her dream of being a teacher even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt to the wealthy and corrupt Khan family.

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    Escape from Aleppo

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    Escape from Aleppo

    Senzai, N. H.

    After Nadia is separated from her family while fleeing the civil war, she spends the next four days with a mysterious old man who helps her navigate the checkpoints and snipers of the rebel, ISIS, and Syrian armies that are littering Aleppo on her way to meeting her father at the Turkish border.

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    Harbor me

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    Harbor me

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    "When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--Provided by publisher.

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    Get a hit, Mo!

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    Get a hit, Mo!

    Adler, David A.

    "Mo Jackson is excited for his baseball game, but Coach Marie tells him he is batting last and playing right field, again. Will Mo ever get a hit?"--Provided by publisher.

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    Refuge

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    Refuge

    Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer)

    "A retelling of the nativity story from a perspective emphasizing the struggle of Mary and Joseph as refugees"--Provided by publisher.

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    Firebird

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    Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird

    Copeland, Misty.

    American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

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    Rudas

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    Rudas : Nino's horrendous hermanitas

    Morales, Yuyi.

    "Niño's little sisters get in on the wrestling action"--Provided by publisher.

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    My papi has a motorcycle

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    My papi has a motorcycle

    Quintero, Isabel.

    "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.

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    Not Your Nest!

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    Not Your Nest!

    Sterer, Gideon, author.

    "Bird builds the perfect nest, the only problem is everyone else wants to sleep in it!"-- Provided by publisher.

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