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The Downstairs Girl Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524740979
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick and New York Times Bestseller
 
From the critically acclaimed author of Luck of the Titanic, Under a Painted Sky, and Outrun the Moon comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.


Concrete Rose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062846716
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 12th, 2021

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.


Luck of the Titanic Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524740986
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Downstairs Girl comes the richly imagined story of Valora and Jamie Luck, twin British-Chinese acrobats traveling aboard the Titanic on its ill-fated maiden voyage.


Pride and Premeditation (Jane Austen Murder Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062889805
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Published: HarperTeen - April 6th, 2021

Perfect for fans of the Lady Janies and Stalking Jack the Ripper, the first book in the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries series is a clever retelling of Pride and Prejudice that reimagines the iconic settings, characters, and romances in a thrilling and high-stakes whodunit.


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A Sitting in St. James Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062367297
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 25th, 2021

Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award!

"Monumental." —Booklist (starred review)

"A marathon masterpiece."—Kirkus (starred review)

"Necessary."—SLJ (starred review)


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The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME

The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times.


When Death has a story to tell, you listen.


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Salt to the Sea Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780142423622
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Published: Penguin Books - August 1st, 2017

#1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! 

"A superlative novel . . . masterfully crafted."--The Wall Street Journal

Based on "the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic."--Time

Winter 1945. WWII. Four refugees. Four stories.


We Are Not Free Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

* NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * PRINTZ HONOR BOOK * WALTER HONOR BOOK *

From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of a tight-knit group of young Nisei, second-generation Japanese American citizens, whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mass U.S.


Woods Runner Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375859083
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - January 11th, 2011

Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston.


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Before We Were Free Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399555497
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Published: Ember - March 27th, 2018

PURE BELPRÉ AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME • AN ALA-YALSA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS 

From renowned author Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable story about adolescence, perseverance, and one girl’s struggle to be free while living in the Dominican Republic under the rule of a dictator. 


Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440228387
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Published: Laurel Leaf - September 12th, 2000

In June 1861, when the Civil War began, Charley Goddard enlisted in the First Minnesota Volunteers. He was 15. He didn't know what a "shooting war" meant or what he was fighting for. But he didn't want to miss out on a great adventure.


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Stalking Jack the Ripper Cover Image
By Kerri Maniscalco, James Patterson (Foreword by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316273510
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - September 5th, 2017

This #1 New York Times bestseller and deliciously creepy horror novel has a storyline inspired by the Ripper murders and an unexpected, blood-chilling conclusion.