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When Penny Met POTUS

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By Rachel Ruiz, Melissa A. Manwill (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623707583
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - July 1st, 2016

Penny's mother works for someone very important: POTUS! But who (or what!?) is POTUS? Penny's imagination runs wild during one day at the office as she tries to find out. Lovely illustrations and a charming twist pull this timely picture book together.

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The Storyteller

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By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481435185
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2016

Long ago the kingdom of Morocco formed at the edge of the great Sahara, sustained by thirst-quenching fountains and storytellers who brought the people together. There it flourished for many years, but as the kingdom grew, the people forgot the dangers of the desert and the importance of the storytellers. This beautifully illustrated folk tale illuminates and celebrates the power of a story well told.

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North & South

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By Elizabeth Gaskell, Patricia Ingham (Introduction by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780140434248
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 1996

If you love Pride & Prejudice but haven't read North & South, you're doing yourself a disservice. Margaret Hale, a young woman abruptly moved from her idyllic country life to a mill town, develops a passionate sense of social justice and an equally passionate antipathy to the enigmatic mill owner John Thornton. This oft-overlooked classic features a sharp interrogation of the Industrial Revolution and a deep, slow-burning romance guaranteed to satisfy.

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Not Otherwise Specified

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ISBN: 9781481405959
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Published: Simon Pulse - March 3rd, 2015

Etta is tired of not fitting in - not gay enough for her lesbian friends, not sick enough to be officially anorexic, not tiny enough to be a competitive ballerina. But things change when she meets Bianca, a girl in her therapy group with a serious vocal gift and a Broadway dream. Etta's is a fierce and unapologetic voice, telling a story about passion, dedication, and staying true to yourself.

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City of Blades

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ISBN: 9780553419719
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Published: Broadway Books - January 26th, 2016

General Turyin Mulaghesh wants nothing more than a quiet retirement, but her superiors have other plans. Tasked with finding a missing secret agent in a crumbling ex-divine city, Mulaghesh is quickly entangled in local politics, a bloody insurgency, and the faintest whisper of the goddess of death. This magnificent sequel to City of Stairs stands excellently on its own, but will not disappoint readers of the first installment.

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Outrun the Moon

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ISBN: 9780399175411
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2016

Mercy Wong is determined to break free of the poverty of San Francisco's Chinatown, but in 1906 her options are limited. Her best chance is an education at the prestigious St. Clare's School for Girls. Using ingenuity and just a little bribery, she gains admittance and faces off against her wealthy classmates - but when the great San Francisco earthquake strikes, it will take all of her wits to keep her friends safe and reunite with her family.

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Roses and Rot

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ISBN: 9781481451161
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Published: Saga Press - May 17th, 2016

Sisters Imogen (a writer) and Marin (a dancer) have both been accepted to a prestigious artists' colony known for its almost miraculously successful alumni. But as the two settle into their quarters, they discover there is more to the colony's success than simple hard work. Soon Imogen and Marin are pitted against each other in a dangerous contest that forces the question: What would you sacrifice to make great art?

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Without You, There Is No Us

In 2011, Suki Kim traveled to North Korea to teach English at the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Her memoir of her time spent teaching the sons of North Korea's elite is haunting, disturbing, and informative.

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ISBN: 9780307720665
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Published: Broadway Books - October 13th, 2015

If I Was Your Girl

All Amanda wants at her new school is to fit in and make friends, but when she starts to fall for kindhearted Grant, she faces an impossible choice. She wants to be able to get closer to him, but is terrified that he won't be able to accept her past - that at her old school, Amanda was known as Andrew. Russo's debut novel is a deeply moving story about life, love, and being seen for who you truly are.

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ISBN: 9781250078407
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2016

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