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    Gaijin

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    Gaijin : American prisoner of war

    Faulkner, Matt.

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a thirteen-year-old California boy who is half Japanese is sent to an internment camp. Story based on the history of the author's great-aunt.

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    Whale talk

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    Whale talk

    Crutcher, Chris.

    T.J., a multiracial, adopted, intellectually and athletically gifted teenager, shuns organized sports and the athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team with some of the school's less popular students.

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    Everything, everything

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    Everything, everything

    Yoon, Nicola, author.

    Confined to her home because she is allergic to the outside world, a teenage girl's life changes when she begins a romance with the new boy next door that challenges everything she's ever known.

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    Jimi & me

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    Jimi & me

    Adoff, Jaime.

    After his father's tragic death, twelve-year-old Keith James moves from Brooklyn to a small midwestern town where his mixed race heritage is not accepted, but he finds comfort in the music of Jimi Hendrix and the friendship of a white classmate.

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    Whale talk

    Crutcher, Chris.

    Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports and the gung-ho athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students.

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    Mexican whiteboy

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    Mexican whiteboy

    de la Peña, Matt.

    Sixteen-year-old Danny searches for his identity amidst the confusion of being half-Mexican and half-white while spending a summer with his cousin and new friends on the baseball fields and back alleys of San Diego County, California.

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    If I tell

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    If I tell

    Gurtler, Janet.

    Raised by her grandparents, seventeen-year-old Jasmine, the result of a biracial one night stand, has never met her father but has a good relationship with her mother until she sees her mother's boyfriend kissing Jaz's best friend.

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    Nothing but the truth

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    Nothing but the truth : (and a few white lies)

    Headley, Justina Chen, 1968-

    Fifteen-year-old Patty Ho, half Taiwanese and half white, feels she never fits in, but when her overly-strict mother ships her off to math camp at Stanford, instead being miserable, Patty starts to become comfortable with her true self.

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    Aleutian sparrow

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    Aleutian sparrow

    Hesse, Karen.

    An Aleutian Islander recounts her suffering during World War II in American internment camps designed to "protect" the population from the invading Japanese.

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    Riot

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    Riot

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.

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    The river between us

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    The river between us

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies who have fled New Orleans to come north to Illinois.

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    Lady Moses

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    Lady Moses : a novel

    Roy, Lucinda.

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    Hot, sour, salty, sweet

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    Hot, sour, salty, sweet

    Smith, Sherri L.

    Disaster strikes when Ana Shen is about to deliver the salutatorian speech at her junior high school graduation, but an even greater crisis looms when her best friend invites a crowd to Ana's house for dinner, and Ana's multicultural grandparents must find a way to share a kitchen.

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    The Latte Rebellion

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    The Latte Rebellion

    Stevenson, Sarah Jamila.

    When high school senior Asha Jamison is called a "towel head" at a pool party, she and her best friend Carey start a club to raise awareness of mixed-race students that soon sweeps the country, but the hubbub puts her Ivy League dreams, friendship, and beliefs to the test.

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    The land

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    The land

    Taylor, Mildred D.

    Paul-Edward, the son of a part-Indian, part-African slave mother and a White plantation owner father, finds himself caught between the two worlds of his parents as he pursues his dream of owning land in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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    The takedown

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    The takedown

    Wang, Corrie, author.

    "In this near-future mystery, Kyla Cheng, the smartest, hottest, most popular student at her Brooklyn high school, gets taken down a peg by a faked sex tape that goes viral"-- Provided by publisher.

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    The steep & thorny way

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    The steep & thorny way

    Winters, Cat, author.

    "A sixteen-year-old biracial girl in rural Oregon in the 1920s searches for the truth about her father's death while avoiding trouble from the Ku Klux Klan in this YA historical novel inspired by Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'"-- Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Miracle's boys

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    Miracle's boys

    Woodson, Jacqueline

    Twelve-year-old Lafayette's close relationship with his older brother Charlie changes after Charlie is released from a detention home and blames Lafayette for the death of their mother.

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    The house you pass on the way

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    The house you pass on the way

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    When fourteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, she begins to question her sexuality to Trout and catches a glimpse of her possible future self.

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    Everything, everything

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    Everything, everything

    Yoon, Nicola, author.

    "The story of a teenage girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Pride

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    Pride

    Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.

    "Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially can't stand the judgmental and arrogant Darius. Yet as Zuri and Darius are forced to find common ground, their initial dislike shifts into an unexpected understanding. But with four wild sisters pulling her in different directions, cute boy Warren vying for her attention, and college applications hovering on the horizon, Zuri fights to find her place in Bushwick's changing landscape, or lose it all"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Brendan Buckley's universe and everything in it

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    Brendan Buckley's universe and everything in it

    Frazier, Sundee Tucker, 1968-

    Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup Rock Club, and to learn why he and Brendan's mother are estranged.

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    Blended

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    Blended

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author.

    Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Brendan Buckley's universe and everything in it

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    Brendan Buckley's universe and everything in it

    Frazier, Sundee Tucker, 1968-

    Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup Rock Club, and to learn why he and Brendan's mother are estranged.

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    Absolutely almost

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    Absolutely almost

    Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981-

    Ten-year-old Albie has never been the smartest, tallest, best at gym, greatest artist, or most musical in his class, as his parents keep reminding him, but new nanny, Calista, helps him uncover his strengths and take pride in himself.

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    Full Cicada Moon

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    Full Cicada Moon

    Hilton, Marilyn.

    In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.

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    The whole story of half a girl

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    The whole story of half a girl

    Hiranandani, Veera.

    When Sonia's father loses his job and she must move from her small, supportive private school to a public middle school, the half-Jewish half-Indian sixth-grader experiences culture shock as she tries to navigate the school's unfamiliar social scene, and after her father is diagnosed with clinical depression, she finds herself becoming even more confused about herself and her family.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Unusual chickens for the exceptional poultry farmer

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    Unusual chickens for the exceptional poultry farmer

    Jones, Kelly (Kelly Anne), 1976-

    Through a series of letters, Sophie Brown, age twelve, tells of her family's move to her Great Uncle Jim's farm, where she begins taking care of some unusual chickens with help from neighbors and friends.

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    Secret Saturdays

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    Secret Saturdays

    Maldonado, Torrey.

    Justin, a fatherless twelve-year-old in a dangerous neighborhood in New York, starts to worry about his friend Sean, who has started telling lies and getting into trouble at school, and when he suspects that the change in attitude is connected to mysterious trips Sean takes with his mother, he tries to get involved.

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    Black angels

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    Black angels

    Murphy, Rita.

    The summer of 1961 brings change to eleven-year-old Celli and her town of Mystic, Georgia, when her beloved Sophie becomes involved in the Civil Rights Movement and Celli learns a secret about the father who left her and her family long ago.

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    The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond

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    The blossoming universe of Violet Diamond

    Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.)

    "A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family"--Provided by publisher.

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    Black is brown is tan

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    Black is brown is tan

    Adoff, Arnold.

    Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives.

    Due 07/01/19

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    Marisol McDonald doesn't match

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    Marisol McDonald doesn't match

    Brown, Monica, 1969-

    Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.

    Due 07/01/19

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    Mixed me!

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    Mixed me!

    Diggs, Taye.

    A young boy, teased by the other kids because of his mixed racial background, comes to see himself as not mixed up, but mixed just right.

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    The colors of us

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    The colors of us

    Katz, Karen.

    Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature.

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    Take me out to the Yakyu

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    Take me out to the Yakyu

    Meshon, Aaron.

    A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.

    Due 07/01/19

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    Who will I be, Lord?

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    Who will I be, Lord?

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    A young girl recalls the stories she has been told about the members of her family and wonders what kind of person she will become.

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