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We Were the Lucky Ones
We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter · Viking
Pages: 403
Format: Book

Recommended by K.P., Medina Library.

"A historical novel based on her own family’s struggle to survive the Holocaust as wealthy Jews in Poland during WWII. At 15, Georgia first learned of her grandfather’s youth as a composer and refugee from war torn Europe....

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There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love
There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love

Emily Mcdowell · HarperOne
Pages: 260
Format: Book

Recommended by H.K., Collection Resources Dept. 

Emily McDowell is an illustrator of the quite brilliant Empathy Cards (I recommend checking out her website), and Kelsey Crowe is a social worker and doctor who founded the popular "Empathy Bootcamp" (Also Google...

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The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel
The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel

Katherine Arden · Del Rey
Pages: 322
Format: Book

Recommended by M.B., Brunswick Library.

"Steeped in folklore, The Bear and the Nightingale is a lyrical  tale. In the harsh North, families while away the long winter by telling the old tales by the fire, but Vasya knows that the tales also hold...

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News of the World: A Novel
News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 213
Format: Book

Recommended by R.D., Medina Library.

"This was a well-written historical novel about the Kiowa Indians who raided the white homesteads, killing and scalping the families, but often kidnapping a young child. The children adapt completely to the Indian...

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This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself
This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself

Juliana Buhring · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Book

Recommended by N.S., Brunswick Library.

"The sudden loss of a loved one makes Juliana Buhring push herself to do something extraordinary, hoping to become the fastest woman to bicycle around the world. With no prior experience, financial backing, or extensive planning, she sets...

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