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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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    Refugee

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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972- author.

    Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

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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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    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan, 1972-

    "Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy livng in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together"--Provided by publisher.

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    The land of forgotten girls

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    The land of forgotten girls

    Kelly, Erin Entrada.

    Abandoned by their father and living in poverty with their heartless stepmother in Louisiana, two sisters from the Philippines, twelve-year-old Sol and six-year-old Ming, learn the true meaning of family.

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    The turtle of Oman

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    The turtle of Oman : a novel

    Nye, Naomi Shihab.

    When Aref, a third-grader who lives in Muscat, Oman, refuses to pack his suitcase and prepare to move to Michigan, his mother asks for help from his grandfather, his Siddi, who takes Aref around the country, storing up memories he can carry with him to a new home.

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    The big umbrella

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    The big umbrella

    Bates, Amy June.

    A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain.

    Due 11/28/19

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    Teacup

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    Teacup

    Young, Rebecca, 1980-

    "A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope"--Provided by publisher.

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