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  •  Washington

    Washington Black

    By Esi Edugyan

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ms. Taulbee

    Eleven-year-old George Washington Black—or Wash—a field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is initially terrified when he is chosen as the manservant of his master’s brother. To his surprise, however, the eccentric Christopher Wilde turns out to be a naturalist, explorer, inventor, and abolitionist. Soon Wash is initiated into a world where a flying machine can carry a man across the sky, where even a boy born in chains may embrace a life of dignity and meaning, and where two people, separated by an impossible divide, can begin to see each other as human.
     But when a man is killed and a bounty is placed on Wash’s head, they must abandon everything and flee together. Over the course of their travels, what brings Wash and Christopher together will tear them apart, propelling Wash ever farther across the globe in search of his true self.

     sUN

     I'll Give You the Sun

    By Jandy Nelson

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    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in different and dramatic ways… until Jude meets a cocky, broken, beautiful boy, as well as someone else – an even more unpredictable new force in her life. The early years are Noah's story to tell. The later years are Jude's. What the twins don't realize is that they each have only half the story, and if they could just find their way back to one another, they'd have a chance to remake their world. YOUNG ADULT CONTENT.  NOT AVAILABLE IN OUR LIBRARY

     When

    When

    By Victoria Laurie

    Read by:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    Maddie Fynn is a shy high school junior, cursed with an eerie intuitive ability: she sees a series of unique digits hovering above the foreheads of each person she encounters. Her earliest memories are marked by these numbers, but it takes her father’s premature death for Maddie and her family to realize that these mysterious digits are actually death dates, and just like birthdays, everyone has one. 

     Lemon

    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

    By Chris Grabenstein.

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    "Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--Provided by publisher.
     Tyrants

    The Trials of Apollo: The Tyrant's Tomb (book 4)

    By Rick Riordan.

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ms. Taulbee

    "In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or die trying"--Provided by publisher.

     

     So Be it

    So B. It

    By Sarah Weeks.

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    After spending her life with her mentally disabled mother and agoraphobic neighbor, twelve-year-old Heidi sets out from Reno, Nevada, to New York to find out who she is.
     Art of

    The Art of Racing in the Rain

    By Garth Stein

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Woodard

    Denny Swift is a Formula One race car driver who understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate everyday life. Besides his career, Denny has three loves of his life -- his beautiful wife, their young daughter and his best friend, which is a dog that wants to be reincarnated into a human.

     The Sweet Far Thing

    The Sweet Far Thing

    By Libba Bray

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mallin

    It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy. Her mother murdered, her father a laudanum addict, Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild. Despite certain peril, Gemma has bound the magic to herself and forged unlikely new alliances. Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. YOUNG ADULT CONTENT

     Space Case

    Space Case : A Moon Base Alpha Novel

    By Stuart Gibbs.

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Jankiewicz

    "Dashiell Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors"--Provided by publisher.

    The Night Diary

    The Night Diary

    By Veera Hiranandani

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Jankiewicz

    Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.

     Educated

    Educated

    By Tara Westover
     
    Read By:
     
     ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ms. Paramski
     
    Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling supplies and sleeping with her “head for the hills” bag.
    The Talent Code

    The Talent Code:  Greatness Isn't Born, It's Grown

    By Daniel Coyle

    Read By:

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mr. Frank

    The traditional view is that talent is innate - you've either got it or you haven't. But in The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle reveals that the reality is very different. Drawing on the latest findings of scientists and educationalists, and looking at disciplines ranging from maths to music, he shows how the brain can be physically rewired and developed by training to create a 'talent code'.

    Rules

    Rules

    By Cynthia Lord

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  Mrs. Weidemann

    Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.
     Five Feet  

    Five Feet Apart

    By Rachael Lippincott ; with Mikki Daughtry with Tobias Iaconis.

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is slowly pushing the boundaries of physical and emotional safety.
       
     Lying

     

    One of Us is Lying

    By Karen McManus

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell

    The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this.

     Fish

    Fish in a Tree

    By Lynda Mullaly Hunt

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Sullivan, Mrs. Jankiewicz

    "Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn't know how to read"--Provided by publisher
    Opposite of Always

    Opposite of Always

     
    Author Justin A. Reynolds
     
    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Jankiewicz

     
    Debut author Justin A. Reynolds delivers a hilarious and heartfelt novel about the choices we make, the people we choose, and the moments that make a life worth reliving. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and John Green.
     Red Scarf

    RED SCARF GIRL

    Author: Ji-li Jiang
     
     
    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ms. Sigler, Ms. Bunge, Ms. Paprock-Landon, Mrs. Jeserig

    This autobiography is the true story of one girl's determination to hold her family together during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century.

    Noah

    It's Trevor Noah:  Born a Crime

    By Trevor Noah

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- Mrs. Bunge

    The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers’ adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

    Crossover

    The Crossover

    by Kwame Alexander

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- Mr. Dohrmann

    Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
     
     
     
     LONG WAY DOWN  

    Long Way Down

    By Jason Reynolds

    Read By: 
    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Jankiewicz
    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - Mrs. Bendall 

    This is New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds’s electrifying novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother.

     

     Ghost

    Ghost

    By Jason Reynolds

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs. Bendall, Mrs. Jankiewicz, 

    "Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--Provided by publisher.

     Miss Peregrine

    Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

    by Ransom Riggs.

    Read By: 

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️- Mrs. Weidemann

    "Sixteen-year-old Jacob, having traveled to a remote island after a family tragedy, discovers an abandoned orphanage, and, after some investigating, he learns the children who lived there may have been dangerous and quarantined and may also still be alive."--Provided by publisher.