How it Feels to Float

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ISBN: 9780525554363
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Published: Penguin Books - May 5th, 2020

After we lost my dad, this was the first book I could actually read and finish. The main character resonated with me and felt so human. Though the subject matter is difficult (and somewhat taboo), the author approaches it with a tender hand and a courageous heart. I owe her a debt of gratitude for helping to anchor me when all I could do was float. CW: Suicide, mental illness


P S I Miss You

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ISBN: 9781250123480
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 6th, 2018


This book shares the moving tale of a young girl dealing with her strict religious family's reaction to her sister's sin, which ended in her being sent away. Trying to come to terms with the situation, she begins writing her sister letters and ends up finding herself along the way. This book deals with heavy subject matters and I would not recommend it to children under 11.


Goldie Vance Vol. 1

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By Hope Larson, Brittney Williams (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781608868988
Published: BOOM! Box - October 11th, 2016


Goldie Vance dreams of becoming the in-house detective at the hotel where she and her dad work. She's insatiably curious, determined, and willing to go to extreme lengths to help her clients. When one of the clients goes missing, it's up to Goldie and her friends to solve the mystery and track him down. This book is filled with mystery and fun, perfect for fans of Nancy Drew or Gravity Falls!



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ISBN: 9781484725382
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018


Star pitcher Braden thought his life was under control, and it was--until he is the only witness when his father, a prominent televangelist, runs over and kills a police officer. With the trial fast approaching, Braden must find new footing as everything he thought he knew about family, faith, and truth is crumbling. Gut-wrenching, superbly written, and ultimately hopeful.


Backyard Fairies

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ISBN: 9781524715274
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018


In this magical yet ordinary story, a little girl searches for fairies in her backyard. While she may never see one, sometimes hints are enough. The vivid, jewel-tone illustrations are full of patterns and details that beg to be pored over. With a simple rhyming text and lush, layered illustrations, this book is certain to be a favorite reread at bedtimes!


Poet X

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ISBN: 9780062662804
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 6th, 2018


A novel in verse. Acevedo writes lyrically of being a teenager, a Latina, a twin, a Catholic, a daughter - and all her identities swirl together as we witness the creation of a poet. As soon as I finished the book I felt I had to start reading her poetry immediately.


Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

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ISBN: 9781626728585
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 16th, 2018


Stella is bilingual, but she's not a big fan of talking aloud in English or Spanish. But with practice -- and the right motivation -- she figures out how to make her voice heard.



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