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Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs that Protect and Serve

Nancy Furstinger · National Geographic
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with...
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How it went down

Kekla Magoon · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

A 2015 Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookWhen sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white. In the aftermath of Tariq's death, everyone has something to say, but no two accounts...
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The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days

Michele Weber Hurwitz · Random House Childrens Books
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

It's summertime, and thirteen-year-old Nina Ross is feeling kind of lost. Her beloved grandma died last year; her parents work all the time; her brother's busy; and her best friend is into clothes, makeup, and boys. While Nina doesn't know what "her thing" is yet, it's definitely...

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The Ghosts of Heaven

Marcus Sedgwick · Roaring Brook
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

Timeless, beautiful, and haunting, spirals connect the four episodes of The Ghosts of Heaven, the mesmerizing new novel from Printz Award winner Marcus Sedgwick. They are there in prehistory, when a girl picks up a charred stick and makes the first written signs; there tens of centuries...

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The Capture

Tom Isbell · Harper Teen
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The Maze Runner meets The Hunger Games in this heart-pounding teen trilogy. This second book in the Prey series is a suspenseful story of courage, survival, and doing what's right, no matter how hard. Orphaned teens, soon to be hunted for sport, must fight for a better life. Riveting...
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Exquisite Captive

Heather Demetrios · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone series and Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy comes the first book in the Dark Caravan Cycle, a modern fantasy-adventure trilogy about a gorgeous, fierce eighteen-year-old jinni who is pitted against two magnetic adversaries,...
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Confronting Sexism

Laura La Bella · Rosen Young Adult
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

Sexism undermines a woman's value. Unfortunately, it is a common experience many women share. Studies show that sexism can shape how women think, feel, and behave. It can also influence a woman's self-esteem and lead to feelings of shame and insecurity. This important resource will...
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The Scorpion Rules

Erin Bow · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

The children of world leaders are held hostage in an attempt to keep the peace in this "slyly humorous, starkly thought-provoking" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel.

Greta is a Duchess and a Crown Princess. She is also a Child of Peace, a hostage held by the de facto...
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James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A secret Twitter account
An anonymous photo
Everyone is a suspect

Will Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous--until someone posted The Photo that got him and three other students expelled, their futures ruined forever. But who took the picture, and why are they...
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Combatting Internet Shaming

Tracy Brown Hamilton · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

The Internet is a wonderful place, but it can also be vicious and harmful. One of the negatives about being connected is a phenomenon called Internet shaming. Internet shaming is just one of the ways people show their uglier sides online, to tragic and unfair consequences. It has damaged...
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Confessions of a Murder Suspect

James Patterson · James Patterson -Young Readers; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

James Patterson returns to the genre that made him famous with a thrilling teen detective series about the mysterious and magnificently wealthy Angel family . . . and the dark secrets they're keeping from one another.On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel knows...
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Thirteen Rising

Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell's epic sci-fi fantasy series ZODIAC reaches its breathtaking conclusion with THIRTEEN RISING, the highly anticipated fourth and final novel.

The master has been unmasked. Rho's world has been turned upside down. With her loved...
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Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency

Ann Bausum · Natl Geographic
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with...
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It's Not Me, It's You

Stephanie Kate Strohm · Point
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Avery Dennis is a high school senior and one of the most popular girls in her class. But a majorly public breakup with the guy she's been dating causes some disastrous waves. It is right before prom and Avery no longer has the perfect date. She runs the prom committee, how could she not show...
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One Piece, Vol. 90

Eiichiro Oda · VIZ Media LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Join Monkey D. Luffy and his swashbuckling crew in their search for the ultimate treasure, One Piece!

As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber ... at the cost of never being...
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