Nominally for young readers

Jeannine Atkins, Stone Mirrors

From critically acclaimed author Jeannine Atkins comes a gorgeous, haunting biographical novel in verse about a half Native American, half African American sculptor working in the years following the Civil War. 

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ISBN: 9781481459051
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2017

Sarah Jean Horwitz, The Wingsnatchers

Aspiring inventor and magician’s apprentice Felix Carmer III would rather be tinkering with his latest experiments than sawing girls in half on stage, but with Antoine the Amazifier’s show a tomato’s throw away from going under, Carmer is determined to win the cash prize in the biggest magic competition in Skemantis.

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ISBN: 9781616206635
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 25th, 2017

Liza Ketchum, The Life Fantastic

It's 1913 and vaudeville is America's most popular form of entertainment. Thousands of theaters across the country host vaudeville troupes. In Brattleboro, Vermont, fifteen-year-old Teresa LeClair--who has a "voice like a nightingale"--remembers the thrill of singing onstage as a child.

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ISBN: 9781440598760
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Published: Simon Pulse - January 2017

Katie Bayerl, A Psalm for Lost Girls

Tess da Costa is a saint -- a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that's what the people in her hometown of New Avon, Massachusetts, seem to believe. And when Tess suddenly and tragically passes away, her small city begins feverishly petitioning the Pope to make Tess's sainthood official.

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ISBN: 9780399545252
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2017

Susan Tan, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Cilla Lee-Jenkins is 50% Chinese, 50% Caucasian, and 100% destined for literary greatness.

Priscilla "Cilla" Lee-Jenkins is on a tight deadline. Her baby sister is about to be born, and Cilla needs to become a bestselling author before her family forgets all about her. So she writes about what she knows best: herself. Stories from her bestselling memoir, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire, include:

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By Susan Tan, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781626725515
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 28th, 2017

Benjamin Alire Sáenz, The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

"Friendships, family, grief, joy, rage, faith, doubt, poetry, and love this complex and sensitive book has room for every aspect of growing up." -- Margarita Engle, Newbery Honor Winning author of The Surrender Tree 

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ISBN: 9780544586505
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Published: Clarion Books - March 7th, 2017

Tanya Lee Stone, Girl Rising

Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school. But one girl with courage is a revolution

Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls' education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine girls in the developing world, allowing viewers the opportunity to witness how education can break the cycle of poverty. 

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ISBN: 9780553511468
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - February 14th, 2017


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