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Auður A. Ólafsdóttir

Summary: "Iceland in the 1960s. Hekla always knew she wanted to be a writer. In a nation of poets, where each household proudly displays leatherbound volumes of the Sagas, and there are more writers per capita than anywhere else in the world, there is only one problem: she is a woman. After packing her few belongings, including James Joyces's Ulysess and a Remington typewriter, Hekla heads for Reykjavik...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Olafsdottir

Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Tales 2017

Stone, Nic

Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tars

Nesbo, Jo

Summary: "In Oslo, after the first snow of the season has fallen, a woman disappears, and a sinister snowman is left in her wake. As irascible detective Harry Hole realizes that this is only one of multiple disappearances, he begins to think a serial killer may be at work--and may be drawing in Hole personally and intentionally"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Nesbo

Nesbo, Jo

Summary: "Harry Hole returns in the eleventh installment of the best-selling, electrifying crime fiction series that includes The Bat, The Snowman, and, most recently, Police. In Police--the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective--a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Nesbo

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

Summary: A traumatic event near the end of the summer has a devastating effect on Melinda's freshman year in high school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2009

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

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Eve, Laure

Summary: "A secretive loner discovers her own hidden powers when she's taken under the wings of three glamorous witches"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: FANTASY Eve

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad and Quinn's alternating viewpoints.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

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

Dessen, Sarah.

Summary: Sydney's charismatic older brother, Peyton, has always been the center of attention in the family but when he is sent to jail, Sydney struggles to find her place at home and the world until she meets the Chathams, including gentle, protective Mac, who makes her feel seen for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Griffiths, Elly

Summary: Convicted murderer Amyas March offers to make DCI Nelson a deal. Nelson was always sure that March killed more women than he was charged with, and March offers to show Nelson where the other bodies are buried-- but only if Ruth Galloway will do the digging. When she warily agrees, March tells her that four more bodies are buried near a village bordering the fens. The area is said to be haunted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Griffiths

Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD To Kill

Hosseini, Khaled.

Summary: Traces the unlikely friendship of a wealthy Afghan youth and a servant's son. In a tale that spans the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy through the astrocities of the present day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2003

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

France, Emily

Summary: Because their mother is usually high, Essa, seventeen, must be responsible for her sister, nine-year-old Puck, but when Puck disappears during a hike outside of Boulder, Essa must rely on her newfound spiritual strength and boyfriend Oliver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Sandford, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Sandf

Colfer, Chris

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Brystal Evergreen risks everything by opposing her kingdom's repression of women, but Madame Weatherberry, seeing her potential, invites her to a school where she hopes to change the world's perception of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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

Underwood, Deborah

Summary: In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Under

Hashimi, Nadia.

Summary: Adopting the custom of bacha posh in 2007 Kabul, which allows her to dress and be treated as a boy, attend school and chaperone her sisters until she is of marriageable age, Rahima, the daughter of a drug-addicted father, discovers that she is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hash

Ennis, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Ennis

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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

Rowell, Rainbow.

Summary: "Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Hosseini, Khaled.

Summary: An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Hosse

Knott, Robert

Summary: "Itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch pursue a vicious killer in the grittiest entry yet of the New York Times-bestselling series. After marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch lay Appaloosa's sheriff to rest, an emerging handful of men eagerly vie for the deceased sheriff's vacant office. No sooner are various campaigns under way when gold is discovered in the foothills just outside...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP WESTERN Parker

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