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Tian, XiXi

Summary: "The Flanagan sisters are as different as they come. Seventeen-year-old Annalie is bubbly, sweet, and self-conscious, whereas nineteen-year-old Margaret is sharp and assertive. Margaret looks just like their mother, while Annalie passes for white and looks like the father who abandoned them years ago, leaving their Chinese immigrant mama to raise the girls alone in their small, predominantly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Tian

Wang, Andrea

Summary: "A family feud before the start of seventh grade propels Meilan from Boston's Chinatown to rural Ohio, where she must tap into her inner strength and sense of justice to make a new place for herself"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Klages

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Araminta Ross was born a slave in Delaware in the early 19th century. Slavery meant that her family could be ripped apart at any time, and that she could be put to work in dangerous places and for abusive people. But north of the Mason-Dixon line, slavery was illegal. If she could run away and make it north without being caught or killed, she'd be free. Facing enormous danger, Araminta made it,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Cha, Steph.

Summary: In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's been since the unrest of the early 1990s. But Grace Park and Shawn Matthews have their own problems. Grace is sheltered and largely oblivious, living in the Valley with her Korean-immigrant parents, working long hours at the family pharmacy. She's distraught that her sister hasn't spoken to their mother in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cha

Sorell, Traci

Summary: Because she has been very ill and weak, River cannot join in the dancing at this year's tribal powwow, she can only watch from the sidelines as her sisters and cousins dance the celebration--but as the drum beats she finds the faith to believe that she will recover and dance again.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Sorell

Yun, Jung

Summary: "From Jung Yun, the critically-acclaimed author of Shelter, an unflinching portrayal of a woman trying to come to terms with the ghosts of her past and the tortured realities of a deeply divided America. Elinor Hanson, a forty-something former model, is struggling to reinvent herself as a freelance writer when she receives an unexpected assignment. Her mentor from grad school offers her a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Yun

English, Karen

Summary: "In the summer of 1965, Sophie's family becomes the first African Americans to move into their upper middle-class neighborhood in Los Angeles. When riots erupt in nearby Watts, she learns that life and her own place in it are a lot more complicated than they had seemed"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Eng

Lyons, Kelly Starling

Summary: "Ty turns an ordinary day in the sandbox into a fun beach day. He wiggles his toes in the sand, finds seashells, builds a castle, and splashes in the ocean. When his neighbor's beach ball flies into his backyard, Ty learns that a beach day is even better with a friend"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: READER FICTION Lyons

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 920 Cutright

Higuera, Donna Barba

Summary: "A girl named Petra Pena, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But Petra's world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and their children - among them Petra and her family - have been chosen to journey to a new planet. They are the ones who must carry on the human race. Hundreds of years later, Petra wakes to this new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Higuera

Schmidt, Gary D

Summary: Shows how the hardships of slavery, particularly the loss of her family, caused Isabella Baumfree to walk towards freedom, to re-invent herself as Sojourner Truth, and to continue walking to abolish slavery and for other reforms.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Schmidt

Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne

Summary: To come to terms with who she is and what she wants, Ailey, the daughter of an accomplished doctor and a strict schoolteacher, embarks on a journey through her family's past, helping her embrace her full heritage, which is the story of the Black experience in itself.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Jeffers

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: "Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophecy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of Death--and help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Riord

Yolen, Jane

Summary: A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Yolen

Morales, Yuyi

Summary: "An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Neal Porter Books, Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Morales

Long, Ethan

Summary: "Queremos que cada nuevo lector diga: "¡Me gusta leer!".--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: SPANISH JE Long

Vo, Nghi

Summary: "Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society-she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her. But the world is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Vo

See, Lisa

Summary: "A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate--the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION See

Yoo, Paula

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. America in 1982. Japanese car companies are on the rise and believed to be putting American autoworkers outof their jobs. Anti-Asian American sentiments simmer, especially in Detroit. A bar fight turns fatal, leaving Vincent Chin-a Chinese American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 305.8 Yoo

Charaipotra, Sona

Summary: At Foxham Prep, a posh private school for Washington, D.C.'s elite, a rumor gains momentum as it collects followers on social media, pulling three girls into its path--Bryn, who wants to erase all memories of the mistake she made last summer; cheer captain Cora, who desperately wants to believe in her boyfriend's faithfulness; and shy Georgie, newly hot after a summer at fat camp and ready to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Charaipotra

Edwards, Michelle

Summary: When Sophia was a baby, Mrs. Goldman knit a tiny baby hat to keep her warm. Last year, she taught Sophia how to knit. Now Sophia wants to knit a special hat for Mrs. Goldman. And she wants to do it all by herself!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Edwards

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Chold

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