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The White Mountains

The White Mountains
Christopher, John

Young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Fat Kid Rules the World

Fat Kid Rules the World
Going, K. L.

Troy Billings is seventeen, 296 pounds, friendless, utterly miserable, and about to step off a New York subway platform in front of an oncoming train. Until he meets Curt MacCrae, an emaciated, semi-homeless, high school dropout guitar genius, the stuff of which Lower East Side punk rock legends are made. Never mind that Troy's dad thinks Curt's a drug addict and Troy's brother thinks Troy's the biggest (literally) loser in Manhattan. Soon, Curt's recruited Troy as his new drummer--even though Troy can't play the drums. Together, Curt and Troy will change the world of punk, and Troy's own life, forever.


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Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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Weetzie Bat

Weetzie Bat
Block, Francesca Lia

Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Black Unicorn

The Black Unicorn
Brooks, Terry

When the wizard Meeks assumes the appearance of Ben Holiday, the real Ben becomes an outcast.


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Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street
Cisneros, Sandra

This book tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong, not to her run-down neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings. Esperanza's story is that of a young girl coming into her power, and inventing for herself what she will become.


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Holds: 3 on 7 copies

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The Apple Tart of Hope

The Apple Tart of Hope
Fitzgerald, Sarah Moore

Oscar Dunleavy, a teenager who used to make incredible apple tarts, has gone missing and everyone thinks he is dead, but Oscar's best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie, form a band as they try to figure out what happened to him.


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Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Into That Forest

Into That Forest
Nowra, Louis

Two girls survive a terrible flood in the Tasmanian bush and are rescued by a pair of Tasmanian tigers who raise them in the wild. Their story of survival is remarkable, as they adapt to the life of the tiger, learning to hunt and to communicate without the use of human language. When they are discovered and returned to civilization, neither can adapt to being fully human after their extraordinary experience.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
Ness, Patrick

Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.


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Holds: 5 on 15 copies

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Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter
Schmidt, Gary D.

"Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice"--


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Holds: 1 on 20 copies

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The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan
Le Guin, Ursula K.

Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief, wizard Ged Sparrowhawk, who seeks a special treasure.


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Holds: 1 on 14 copies

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