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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: "The astonishing sequel to The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Committed follows the "man of two minds" as he comes to Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in physical danger, but still inwardly tortured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Nguyen

Clayton, Meg Waite

Summary: 1936. Stephan Neuman is the son of a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna. His best friend is Žofie-Helene, a Christian girl whose mother edits a progressive, anti-Nazi newspaper. Their world is shattered when the Nazis take control. Truus Wijsmuller, a member of the Dutch resistance, risks her life smuggling Jewish children out of Nazi Germany to the nations that will take them. But after the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Clayt

Joukhadar, Jennifer Zeynab

Summary: "In the summer of 2011, just after Nour loses her father to cancer, her mother moves Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. In order to keep her father's spirit as she adjusts to her new home, Nour tells herself their favorite story--the tale of Rawiya, a twelfth-century girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to apprentice herself to a famous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Joukhadar

Reichs, Kathy.

Summary: Forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan investigates the death of a man who appears to have died while engaged in a bizarre sexual act and who was originally declared dead four decades earlier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: PBK MYS Reich

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Nguyen

Lai, Thanhha

Summary: Assisting her grandmother's investigation of her grandfather's fate during the Vietnam War, Mai struggles to adapt to an unfamiliar culture while redefining her sense of family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Summary: Michael's parents are leaders of a new anti-immigrant political party called Aussie Values which is trying to halt the flood of refugees from the Middle East; Mina fled Afghanistan with her family ten years ago, and just wants to concentrate on fitting in and getting into college--but the mutual attraction they feel demands that they come to terms with their family's concerns and decide where...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Jamieson, Victoria

Summary: "Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal offamily and daily life in a refugee camp"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Allende

Scibona, Salvatore

Summary: "A long-awaited new novel from a National Book Award Finalist, the epic story of a restless young man who is captured during the Vietnam War and pressed into service for a clandestine branch of the United States government. A small boy speaking an unknown language is abandoned by his father at an international airport, with only the clothes on his back and a handful of money jammed in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Scib

Lefteri, Christy

Summary: "Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo--until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Lu, Marie

Summary: "Talin is a Striker, a member of an elite fighting force that stands as the last defense for the only free nation in the world: Mara. A refugee, Talin knows firsthand the horrors of the Federation, a world-dominating war machine responsible for destroying nation after nation with its terrifying army of mutant beasts known only as Ghosts. But when a mysterious prisoner is brought from the front...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Torres Sanchez, Jenny

Summary: Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one another. But, none of them have illusions about the town they've grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Even with the love of family, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all too real, the trio knows they have no choice but to run: from their country, from their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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

Child, Lee.

Summary: Former military policeman Major Jack Reacher goes to the rescue of a 30-year-old woman lawyer he last saw when she was 15. She is the daughter of Reacher's late commanding officer and some nasty land swindlers want her dead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Child

Hannah, Kristin

Summary: When her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Hannah

Hartnett, Sonya.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Andrej, nine-year-old Tomas, and their baby sister Wilma flee their Romany encampment when it is attacked by Germans during World War II, and in an abandoned town they find a zoo where the animals tell their stories, helping the children understand what has become of their lives and what it means to be free.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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

Mallery, Susan.

Summary: Mathias Mitchell's easy smile hides a world of hurt. After the worst kind of family betrayal, he moves to Happily Inc., California--the wedding destination town supplies a steady stream of bridesmaids, perfect for his "no promises, no pain" lifestyle. Yet he can't stop watching for his beautiful, elusive neighbor on the animal preserve behind their homes. Gamekeeper Carol Lund knows she's not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub Inc 0000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Maller

Senzai, N. H

Summary: After Nadia is separated from her family while fleeing the civil war, she spends the next four days with a mysterious old man who helps her navigate the checkpoints and snipers of the rebel, ISIS, and Syrian armies that are littering Aleppo on her way to meeting her father at the Turkish border.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Paxson, Margaret

Summary: "During World War II, French villagers offered safe harbor to countless strangers - mostly children - as they fled for their lives. The same place offers refuge to migrants today. Why?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8709 Paxson 2019

Steel, Danielle

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Steel

El Akkad, Omar

Summary: "More bodies have washed up on the shores of a small island. Another over-filled, ill-equipped, dilapidated ship has sunk under the weight of its too many passengers: Syrians, Ethiopians, Egyptians, Lebanese, Palestinians, all of them desperate to escape untenable lives in their homelands. And only one has made the passage: nine-year-old Amir, a Syrian boy who has the good fortune to fall into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Irving, John

Summary: In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother. Owen Meany believes he didn't hit the ball by accident. He believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after 1953 is extraordinary and terrifying. He is Irving's most heartbreaking hero.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Irving

Shulevitz, Uri

Summary: As he spends hours studying his father's world map, a young boy escapes the hunger and misery of refugee life. Based on the author's childhood in Kazakhstan, where he lived as a Polish refugee during World War II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Shul

Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: "The year is 1975. Elle Sheen--a single mother who is supporting herself and her six-year-old, African-American son, Dylan, as a waitress at the Noel Street Diner--isn't sure what to make of William Smith when his appearance creates a stir in the small town of Mistletoe, Utah. As their lives unexpectedly entwine, Elle learns that William, a recently returned Vietnam POW, is not only fighting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Evans

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