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    The prince and the dressmaker

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    The prince and the dressmaker

    Wang, Jen, 1984-, author, illustrator.

    "Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride-- or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia-- the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!"--Front flap.

    Due 11/04/19

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    Wonder

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    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.

    Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school, until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and is nervous about being the new kid at school. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?.

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    Shark girl

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    Shark girl

    Bingham, Kelly L., 1967-

    After a shark attack causes the amputation of her right arm, fifteen-year-old Jane, an aspiring artist, struggles to come to terms with her loss and the changes it imposes on her day-to-day life and her plans for the future.

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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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    Down to the bone

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    Down to the bone

    Dole, Mayra L.

    Laura, a seventeen-year-old Cuban American girl, is thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she is a lesbian, but after trying to change her heart and hide from the truth, Laura finally comes to terms with who she is and learns to love and respect herself.

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    Nothing pink

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    Nothing pink

    Hardy, Mark, 1965-

    Vincent Harris, the teenaged son of a Baptist minister, has always known he is gay and uses his faith to avoid any sinful thoughts or acts, but when his family moves to a new church in the late 1970s he meets Robert Ingle, falls in love, and begins to wonder if God is really asking him to repent and change.

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    Blue coyote

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    Blue coyote

    Ketchum, Liza, 1946-

    While searching for his lost friend, Alex not only learns the reasons behind Tito's disappearance but also comes to accept some hidden truths about himself.

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    Stoner & Spaz

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    Stoner & Spaz

    Koertge, Ronald.

    A troubled youth with cerebral palsy struggles toward self-acceptance with the help of a drug-addicted young woman.

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    Ghost boy

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    Ghost boy

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is.

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    The art of starving

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    The art of starving

    Miller, Sam J., author.

    A bullied gay teen boy with an eating disorder believes he's developed super powers via starvation.

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    Release

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    Release : a novel

    Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

    "Adam Thorn doesn't know it yet, but today will change his life. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam's life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn't he?) and his best friend, Angela. But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam's life into chaos. The bindings of his world are coming untied one by one; yet in spite of everything he has to let go, he may also find freedom in the release."--Provided by publisher.

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    Wonder

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    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.

    Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

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    Gracefully Grayson

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    Gracefully Grayson

    Polonsky, Ami.

    Grayson, a transgender twelve-year-old, learns to accept her true identity and share it with the world.

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    Saints of Augustine

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    Saints of Augustine

    Ryan, Patrick, 1965-

    In St. Augustine, Florida, former best friends Charlie Perrin and Sam Findley, now both sixteen, come to realize that their friendship is the only thing that will keep them afloat when each of their worlds is turned upside down through death, divorce, and the seemingly out-of-control direction of their lives.

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    Remake

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    Remake

    Todd, Ilima, author.

    In Freedom Prime, young adults can choose their name, their trade, and their gender, but the one thing they cannot choose is to be part of a family, because the family unit has been eradicated.

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    Slant

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    Slant

    Williams, Laura E.

    Thirteen-year-old Lauren, a Korean-American adoptee, is tired of being called "slant" and "gook," and longs to have plastic surgery on her eyes, but when her father finds out about her wish--and a long-kept secret about her mother's death is revealed--Lauren starts to question some of her own assumptions.

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    Fairest

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    Fairest

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    In the Kingdom of Ayortha, Aza, an unattractive woman with a magical voice, learns to balance her appearance with her talent, meanwhile, her singing attracts both Prince Ijori, who cannot resist it, and Queen Ivi, who plots to use it to benefit herself.

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    Wonder

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    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.

    Auggie Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school, until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and is nervous about being the new kid at school. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?.

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    Little Sister is not my name!

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    Little Sister is not my name!

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    Nine-year-old Sassy Simone Sanford, known to her family members as "Little Sister," relies on her fashion sense and friends to help her solve any problems that come her way.

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    The absolute value of Mike

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    The absolute value of Mike

    Erskine, Kathryn.

    Mike, a fourteen-year-old boy with a math learning disability, is sent to rural Pennsylvania for the summer to work on an engineering project, and while his plans to impress his mathematician father fall flat when Mike discovers the project has nothing to do with engineering, he learns much more valuable lessons while working with his eccentric, elderly aunt, a homeless man, and a punk rock girl as part of a town-wide effort to adopt a Romanian orphan.

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    Addie on the inside

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    Addie on the inside

    Howe, James, 1946-

    Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learns about love, loss, and staying true to herself as she navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from her grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, and endures gossip and meanness from her former best friend.

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    Fairest

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    Fairest

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    In the Kingdom of Ayortha, Aza, an unattractive woman with a magical voice, learns to balance her appearance with her talent, meanwhile, her singing attracts both Prince Ijori, who cannot resist it, and Queen Ivi, who plots to use it to benefit herself.

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    Wonder

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    PAL

    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.

    Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

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    Gracefully Grayson

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    Gracefully Grayson

    Polonsky, Ami.

    Grayson, a transgender twelve-year-old, learns to accept her true identity and share it with the world.

    Due 10/24/19

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    Short

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    Short

    Sloan, Holly Goldberg, 1958-

    "Very short for her age, Julia grows into her sense of self while playing a munchkin in a summer regional theater production of The Wizard of Oz"--Provided by publisher.

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    Loser

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    Loser

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Even though his classmates from first grade on have considered him strange and a loser, Daniel Zinkoff's optimism and exuberance and the support of his loving family do not allow him to feel that way about himself.

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    How I survived being a girl

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    How I survived being a girl

    Van Draanen, Wendelin.

    Twelve-year-old Carolyn, who has always wished she were a boy, begins to see things in a new light when her sister is born.

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    Slant

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    Slant

    Williams, Laura E.

    Thirteen-year-old Lauren, a Korean-American adoptee, is tired of being called "slant" and "gook," and longs to have plastic surgery on her eyes, but when her father finds out about her wish--and a long-kept secret about her mother's death is revealed--Lauren starts to question some of her own assumptions.

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    The garden of my Imaan

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    The garden of my Imaan

    Zia, F. (Farhana)

    The arrival of new student Marwa, a fellow sixth-grader who is a strict Muslim, helps Aliya come to terms with her own lukewarm practice of the faith and her embarrassment over others' reactions to their beliefs.

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    The greedy triangle

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    The greedy triangle

    Burns, Marilyn, 1941-

    Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn't know which side is up.

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    I am enough

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    I am enough

    Byers, Grace, author.

    Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

    Due 10/21/19

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    The mixed-up chameleon

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    The mixed-up chameleon

    Carle, Eric.

    A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself. Cutouts along the edges of the pages display various animals and colors.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I love my purse

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    I love my purse

    DeMont, Belle.

    "Charlie loves his bright red purse. When he brings it to school, though, everyone questions him on his 'strange' choice. But nothing his dad, his friend Charlotte, or even the kids say can make Charlie change his mind. He's sticking with his purse"--Back cover.

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    Lila and the crow

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    Lila and the crow

    Grimard, Gabrielle.

    A mysterious crow watches over Lila each dayon her walk home from school, protecting her from the boy who makes fun of her for her dark hair, skin, and eyes.

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    Horace

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    Horace

    Keller, Holly.

    Horace, an adopted child, realizes that being part of a family depends on how you feel and not how you look.

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    Millie Fierce

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    Millie Fierce

    Manning, Jane.

    Tired of being overlooked, Millie takes on a loud and obnoxious personality, which makes people notice her--for a little while.

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    We're all wonders

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    We're all wonders

    Palacio, R. J.

    "Augie enjoys the company of his dog, Daisy, and using his imagination, but painfully endures the taunts of his peers because of his facial deformity"--OCLC.

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    Hey, Al

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    Hey, Al

    Yorinks, Arthur.

    A city janitor and his treasured canine companion are transported by a large colorful bird to an island in the sky, where their comfortable paradise existence threatens to turn them into birds as well.

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