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Ambushed! : the assassination plot against President Garfield [Medical Fiascoes]by Jarrow, Gail 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2021)

BTSB #: 489952 Available

Dewey: 973.8/BAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 1020

Subjects: Garfield, James A.|q(James Abram),|d1831-1881 - Assassination Presidents - Biography Presidents - United States - History Medicine - History|y19th century

Summary: Blends science, history, and medical mysteries to tell the story of the assassination and ultimately horrible death of President James Garfield the 20th President of the United States.

Amina's song by Khan, Hena 

BTSB Prebound(Salaam Reads, 2021)

BTSB #: 516477 In Bindery

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.9 MG Lexile: 800

Genres: Multicultural Family Life

Subjects: Muslims - Fiction Pakistani Americans - Fiction Friendship - Fiction School stories Composition (Music) - Fiction

Summary: Feeling pulled between two cultures after a month with family in Pakistan, Amina shares her experiences with Wisconsin classmates through a class assignment and a songwriting project with new student Nico.

Apple : skin to the core : a memoir in words and pictures by Gansworth, Eric 

BTSB Prebound(Levine Querido, 2020)

BTSB #: 366032 Available

Dewey: 970.0049/AAges: 12-18   

Subjects: Gansworth, Eric,|d1965- American authors Onondaga Indians Tuscarora Nation - Biography Free verse

Summary: The author tells his story--the story of his family, of Onondaga among Tuscaroras, of Native folks everywhere. From the horrible legacy of the government boarding schools, to a boy watching his siblings leave and return and leave again, to a young man fighting to be an artist who balances multiple worlds. Gansworth shatters the racial slur "Apple" and reclaims it in verse and prose and imagery that truly lives up to the word heartbreaking.

22.78 *

Barefoot dreams of Petra Luna by Dobbs, Alda P. 

BTSB Prebound(Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 281873 In Bindery

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.8 MG Lexile: 730

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life Multicultural

Subjects: Family life - Mexico - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Mexico - History|y1910-1920, Revolution - Fiction Mexican-American Border Region - Fiction

Summary: A tale of one family's perilous journey to cross the U.S. border during the Mexican Revolution that is every bit as relevant and heartbreaking today.

Bird will soar by Myers, Alison Green 

BTSB Prebound(Dutton Children's Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 665823 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.7 MG Lexile: 720

Genres: Family Life

Subjects: Family problems - Fiction Secrets - Fiction Houses - Maintenance and repair - Fiction Bird watching - Fiction

Summary: Axel would like to be an eagle, his favorite bird. He knows his mother is an osprey deep down-they're the finest mothers of all the birds. His dad, Frank, is a wild turkey who ran off five months ago and hasn't shown up for weekend visits since. When a tornado hits, seriously damaging Axel's house, Frank reappears to help with repairs. Axel isn't happy about Frank's reappearance and he doesn't understand why his mom insists Axel give Frank a chance.

22.08 *

Boogie boogie, y'all by Esperanza, Charles George 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2021)

BTSB #: 315185 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-6   
AR: 1.8 LG

Genres: General Fiction

Subjects: City and town life - Fiction Graffiti - Fiction Creative ability - Evaluation - Fiction Art criticism - Fiction

Summary: The city is alive with vibrant art in every corner of the parks, the shops, the trains. When three children stop to marvel at the art around their community, they realize it's up to them to show everyone else how truly special it is when art and reality dance together so seamlessly.

22.78 *

Boy named Isamu : a story of Isamu Noguchi by Yang, James 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2021)

BTSB #: 971317 Available

Dewey: EAges: 3-7   
AR: 2.5 LG Lexile: 500 AD F&P: L

Genres: General Fiction

Subjects: Noguchi, Isamu,|d1904-1988 - Fiction Senses and sensation - Fiction Perception - Fiction Japanese Americans - Japan - Fiction

Summary: Imagines a day in the boyhood of Japanese American artist, Isamu Noguchi, while wandering through an outdoor market, through the forest, and then by the ocean, seeing things Isamu sees through the eyes of a young artist.

22.08 *

Bright star by Morales, Yuyi 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2021)

BTSB #: 658034 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.2 LG Lexile: 330 AD F&P: L

Genres: Animals

Subjects: Courage - Fiction Deer - Fiction Desert animals - Fiction Inference

Summary: A nurturing voice reassures the lonely and afraid in difficult times. In English with some Spanish phrases.

Child of the flower-song people : Luz Jimenez, daughter of the Nahua by Amescua, Gloria 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 057122 Available

Dewey: EAges: 6-8   
AR: 5.3 LG Lexile: 1020

Genres: Multicultural Historical Fiction

Subjects: Jimenez, Dona Luz,|d1897-1965 - Fiction Nahuas - Fiction Native Americans - Mexico - Fiction Artists' models - Fiction Mexico - History|y20th century - Fiction

Summary: A fictionalized account of a Nahua woman who grew up in Mexico during the early 1900s, became a model for artists, worked with scholars to preserve the Nahuatl language and stories, and was known as the "soul of Mexico."

Classified : the secret career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee aerospace engineer by Sorell, Traci 

BTSB Prebound(Millbrook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 835975 Available

Dewey: 629.1092/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 5.2 LG Lexile: 940

Subjects: Ross, Mary Golda Women aerospace engineers - United States - Biography Cherokee Indians - United States - Biography Native Americans - North America - Biography

Summary: Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work.

Concrete rose by Thomas, Angie 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2021)

BTSB #: 879233 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 3.4 UG Lexile: 500 HL

Genres: Family Life Multicultural

Subjects: African Americans - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Gangs - Fiction Vulgarity in popular culture - Fiction

Summary: Maverick feels strongly about family ties, making choices he feels necessary to help support his mom while his father serves time. Now the child he's raising is impacting the lives of his family and his girlfriend, and the drug-dealing gang life he led to support them all financially could leave them all bearing his responsibilities since it endangers his life. Prequel to: The hate u give.

Dear Mr. Dickens by Churnin, Nancy 

BTSB Prebound(Whitman, 2021)

BTSB #: 214845 Available

Dewey: 823/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.4 LG Lexile: 740 AD

Subjects: Dickens, Charles,|d1812-1870 - Correspondence Davis, Eliza - Correspondence Jews in literature Jews - Biography Conflict management

Summary: In Eliza Davis's day, Charles Dickens was the most celebrated living writer in England. But some of his books reflected a prejudice that was all too common at the time: prejudice against Jewish people. Eliza was Jewish, and her heart hurt to see a Jewish character in Oliver Twist portrayed as ugly and selfish. She wanted to speak out about how unfair that was, even if it meant speaking out against the great man himself. So, she wrote a letter to Charles Dickens. What happened next is history.

Fallout : spies, superbombs, and the ultimate Cold War showdown by Sheinkin, Steve 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 809545 Available

Dewey: 972.9106/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.6 MG+ Lexile: 890

Subjects: Cold War Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 American espionage - Soviet Union - History|y20th century Soviet espionage - United States - History|y20th century United States - Foreign relations - Soviet Union Soviet Union - Foreign relations - United States

Summary: As World War II comes to a close, the United States and the Soviet Union emerge as the two greatest world powers on extreme opposites of the political spectrum. The Cold War game grows more precarious as weapons are pointed towards each other, with fingers literally on the trigger. The decades-long showdown culminates in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world's close call with the third-and final-world war.

23.48 *

Fifteen hundred miles from the sun : a novel by Villa, Jonny Garza 

Paperback(Skyscape, 2021)

BTSB #: 909509 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 4.9 UG

Genres: Multicultural

Subjects: Gay teenagers - Fiction Latinos (U.S.) - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Texas - Fiction Los Angeles (Calif.) - Fiction

Summary: Julian Luna has a plan for his life: Graduate. Get into UCLA. And have the chance to move away from Corpus Christi, Texas, and the suffocating expectations of others that have forced Jules into an inauthentic life. Then in one reckless moment, with one impulsive tweet, his plans for a low-key nine months are thrown-literally-out the closet. The downside: the whole world knows, and Jules has to prepare for rejection. The upside: Jules now has the opportunity to be his real self.

8.19 *

Finding Junie Kim by Oh, Ellen 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2021)

BTSB #: 687034 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.7 MG

Genres: Multicultural Family Life

Subjects: Korean Americans - Fiction Vandalism - Fiction Racism - Fiction Family life - Fiction School stories

Summary: While dealing with racist vandalism in her middle school, Junie learns of her grandparents' experiences as lost children during the Korean War and finds her inner strength.

21.38 *

Firekeeper's daughter by Boulley, Angeline 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2021)

BTSB #: 138389 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.1 UG Lexile: 720 HL

Genres: Multicultural

Subjects: Crime - Fiction Drugs - Fiction Undercover operations - Fiction Family life - Michigan - Fiction Racially mixed people - Fiction Ojibwa Indians - Fiction Native Americans - North America - Michigan - Fiction Michigan - Fiction

Summary: Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths.

Fox at night by Tabor, Corey R. 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2021)

BTSB #: 870800 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.2 LG

Genres: Animals

Subjects: Foxes - Fiction Night - Fiction Nocturnal animals - Fiction

Summary: Fox overcomes his fear of monsters when he meets real nocturnal animals.

21.38 *

From a whisper to a rallying cry : the killing of Vincent Chin and the trial that galvanized the Asian American movement by Yoo, Paula 

BTSB Prebound(Norton Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 973599 Available

Dewey: 305.895/NAges: 12-18   

Subjects: Chin, Vincent,|d-1982 Asian Americans - Civil rights Homicide Trials Civil rights movements

Summary: A groundbreaking portrait of Vincent Chin and the murder case that took America's Asian American community to the streets in protest of injustice.

23.46 *

Genius under the table : growing up behind the Iron Curtain by Yelchin, Eugene 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 972839 Available

Dewey: 947/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.9 MG F&P: Y

Subjects: Yelchin, Eugene Russian authors - Biography Jews - Russia - Biography Family life Wit and humor

Summary: Recounts in hilarious detail the author's childhood in Cold War Russia as a young boy desperate to understand his place in his family.

Great stink : how Joseph Bazalgette solved London's poop pollution problem by Paeff, Colleen 

BTSB Prebound(Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 695270 Available

Dewey: 628/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.6 MG Lexile: 950 AD

Subjects: Bazalgette, Joseph William, - Sir,|d1819-1891 Sewerage - England - London - History|y19th century Civil engineers - Biography Pollution

Summary: This funny and informative picture book tells the story of Joseph Bazalgette, a 19th century engineer who designed London's first comprehensive sewage system. In doing so, he saved thousands of lives from cholera outbreaks that regularly plagued the city.

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