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The Great White Shark Scientist

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By Sy Montgomery, Keith Ellenbogen (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544352988
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 7th, 2016

Through words and pictures, Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen tell the story of the work of

Dr. Greg Skomal, a Great White Shark researcher who investigates these interesting creatures in the waters off of Cape Cod. Your past assumptions about shark and shark behavior will be changed dramatically while reading this intriguing book. Sy and Keith have done it again!

Carol


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.

Rebecca


Compass South

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By Hope Larson, Rebecca Mock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374300432
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 28th, 2016

This high-seas adventure will take you from NYC to New Orleans, around Cape Horn, and even through the jungle. When two sets of orphaned twins are separated, they’ll do whatever it takes to find their siblings. But with a pirate gang after them, it won’t be easy! With breakneck pacing and beautifully dynamic illustrations, readers will be riveted. If you enjoy Tintin’s adventures, pick this up!

Marika


Look Both Ways

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780553511864
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 14th, 2016

A hilarious and heartfelt look at how complicated attraction can be, about finding your passion in life, about changing your labels, and also Shakespeare musical mashups. Set against the backdrop of a zany summer repertory theater, Brooklyn's journey of self discovery is perfect for teens (and adults) with a passion for the arts. This is the kind of book I wish I had as a teenager!  

Mackenzie


Not Otherwise Specified

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$11.99
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.

Rebecca


Show and Prove

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780375847073
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 14th, 2015

South Bronx, 1983. Smiles and Nike have big plans for their summer, but those plans start to change when new girl Sara becomes the head counselor at their camp. A story of hip-hop, urban life in the 80s, and friendships that change and endure.

Sarah


Sea Change

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781935179924
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Published: Toon Graphics - May 24th, 2016

Eliot is pretty sure his uncle’s house in Canada is the worst place to spend the summer, especially since he isn’t much of a swimmer. Early mornings on a fishing boat, gathering maggots for bait, a local bully....it’s not idyllic. But there’s more to Point Aconi than Eliot imagined, and slowly, the place begins to work it’s magic on him. So plunge into this book and prepare yourself for a story that will leave you emotionally pummeled yet refreshed- just like a good day in the sea.

Markia


Rocks Fall Everyone Dies

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780525428688
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - June 7th, 2016

One of the most unique books I've read this year, Stars Hollow meets Twin Peaks in this magical novel about toxic masculinity, choice and consequence, a town in the shadow of a volatile cliff and the family that protects them by stealing emotions from the townspeople. The voice jumps off the page and the magic is transportive. Read this or we are no longer friends.

Mackenzie


Outrun the Moon

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$17.99
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.

Rebecca


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