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    Berg, Elizabeth.

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    The sweetheart of Prosper County

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    The sweetheart of Prosper County

    Alexander, Jill (Jill Shurbet)

    In a small East Texas town largely ruled by prejudices and bullies, fourteen-year-old Austin sets out to win a ride in the next parade and, in the process, grows in her understanding of friendship and helps her widowed mother through her mourning.

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    Rules of the road

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    Rules of the road

    Bauer, Joan, 1951- .

    Sixteen-year-old Jenna gets a job driving the elderly owner of a chain of successful shoe stores from Chicago to Texas, and along the way hones her talents as a saleswoman and finds the strength to stand up to her alcoholic father.

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    Looking after Lily

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    Looking after Lily : a novel

    Bonner, Cindy, 1953-

    Outlaw Haywood Beatty promises to take care of his brother's wife, Lily, while Marion is in prison and ends up falling in love with her.

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    Right from wrong

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    Right from wrong : a novel

    Bonner, Cindy, 1953-

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    South of reason

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    South of reason

    Eppes, Cindy.

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    When Zachary Beaver came to town

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    When Zachary Beaver came to town

    Holt, Kimberly Willis.

    During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.

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    Dumplin'

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    Dumplin'

    Murphy, Julie, 1985-

    Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.

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    Puddin'

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    Puddin'

    Murphy, Julie, 1985- author.

    "Millie Michalchuk has gone to fat camp every year since she was a little girl. Not this year. This year she has new plans to chase her secret dream of being a newscaster--and to kiss the boy she's crushing on. Callie Reyes is the pretty girl who is next in line for dance team captain and has the popular boyfriend. But when it comes to other girls, she's more frenemy than friend. When circumstances bring the girls together over the course of a semester, they surprise everyone (especially themselves) by realizing that they might have more in common than they ever imagined"--Amazon.com.

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    The unraveling of Mercy Louis

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    The unraveling of Mercy Louis : a novel

    Parssinen, Keija, author.

    A superstitious oil town in Texas is sent into a tailspin when the star player of their championship girls' basketball team mysteriously collapses on the season's opening night and is followed by other girls who seem to suffer from the same peculiar condition.

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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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    Calling my name

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    Calling my name

    Tamani, Liara, author.

    "Taja Brown, growing up in a conservative and tightly knit African American family, battles family expectations to discover a sense of self and find her unique voice and purpose"-- Provided by publisher.

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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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    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

    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 private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11

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    The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11

    Hest, Amy.

    In a series of journal entries and letters to a pen pal, Katie relates her feelings about her father's death in World War II, her mother's remarriage, and the family's move from New York City to Texas.

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    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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    Stanley Yelnats' survival guide to Camp Green Lake

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    Stanley Yelnats' survival guide to Camp Green Lake

    Sachar, Louis, 1954-

    A guide to Camp Green Lake Juvenile Correctional Facility, which is located in a dry lake bed in the middle of Texas, that features survival tips and new anecdotes about Stanley's fellow campers/prisoners.

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    Armadillo rodeo

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    Armadillo rodeo

    Brett, Jan, 1949-

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    The armadillo from Amarillo

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    The armadillo from Amarillo

    Cherry, Lynne.

    A wandering armadillo sees some of the cities, historic sites, geographic features, and wildlife of Texas.

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