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  • AIQAIQ : how people and machines are smarter together

    Polson, Nicholas G., 1963-, author.

  • Check, please!Check, please!

    Ukazu, Ngozi, artist, author.

    "Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur p©Øtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? Ther遁°‚‚‰s checking (anything that hinders the player with posession of the puck, ranging from a stick check all the way to a physical sweep). And then, there is Jack-- his very attractive but moody captain"--Provided by publisher.

  • The UnwantedThe Unwanted : Stories of the Syrian Refugees

    Brown, Don.

  • Mary ShelleyMary Shelley : the strange, true tale of Frankenstein's creator

    Reef, Catherine, author.

    "On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history"--

  • The notebookThe notebook

    Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival but are separated by Allie's parents who disapprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of.

  • March of the penguinsMarch of the penguins

    In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. This courtship will begin with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot, one by one in a single file. They will endure freezing temperatures, in brittle, icy winds and through deep, treacherous waters. They will risk starvation and attack by dangerous predators, under the harshest conditions on earth, all to find true love.

  • A league of their ownA league of their own

    In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story.

  • InvincibleInvincible

    Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team.

  • Arctic taleArctic tale

    Follow Nanu the polar bear cub and Seela the walrus pup through exciting and often dangerous struggles for survival, with only their natural instincts and mothers' guidance to help them face the challenges of a world that is melting around them.

  • The Polar ExpressThe Polar Express

    When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

  • Mary's monsterMary's monster : love, madness, and how Mary Shelley created Frankenstein

    Judge, Lita, author, illustrator.

    A free verse biography of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, featuring over 300 pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations.

  • Words in deep blueWords in deep blue

    Crowley, Cath, author.

    Teenagers Rachel and Henry find their way back to each other while working in an old bookstore full of secrets and crushes, love letters and memories, grief and hope.

  • Us, in progressUs, in progress : short stories about young Latinos

    Delacre, Lulu, author.

    A collection of short stories featuring Latin Americans allows readers to experience life through their eyes, celebrate their victories, and see their hardships.

  • Wires and nerveWires and nerve

    Meyer, Marissa, author.

    "When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers' leader. She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity."--Publisher's description.

  • Tell me three thingsTell me three things

    Buxbaum, Julie, author.

    Sixteen-year old Jessie, still grieving over her mother's death, must move from Chicago to "The Valley," with a new stepfamily but no new friends until an anonymous fellow student emails and offers to help her navigate the school's treacherous social waters.

  • The summer of Jordi Perez (and the best burger in Los Angeles)The summer of Jordi Perez (and the best burger in Los Angeles)

    Spalding, Amy, author.

    Fashion-obsessed Abby Ives lands an internship at her favorite boutique for the summer, but falls for her fellow intern Jordi Perez, against whom she is vying for the one paid position at the end of the internship.

  • They both die at the endThey both die at the end

    Silvera, Adam, 1990-, author. http://id.loc.gov/au

    "On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they're both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There's an app for that. It's called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure--to live a lifetime in a single day.'"--

  • Flowers for AlgernonFlowers for Algernon

    Keyes, Daniel.

    When brain surgery makes a mouse into a genius, dull-witted Charlie Gordon wonders if it might also work for him. With more than five million copies sold, Flowers for Algernon is the beloved, classic story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In poignant diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance, until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie? An American classic that inspired the award-winning movie Charly.

  • UnwindUnwind

    Shusterman, Neal. 9060.

    In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to survive until they turn eighteen.

  • The Pants ProjectThe Pants Project

    Clarke, Cat, author.

    Eleven-year-old Liv fights to change the middle school dress code requiring girls to wear a skirt and, along the way, finds the courage to tell his moms he is meant to be a boy.

  • Queer, there, and everywhereQueer, there, and everywhere : 23 people who changed the world

    Prager, Sarah, 1986-, author.

    World history has been made by countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals -- and you've never heard of many of them. Queer author and activist Sarah Prager delves deep into the lives of 23 people who fought, created, and loved on their own terms. From high-profile figures like Abraham Lincoln and Eleanor Roosevelt to the trailblazing gender-ambiguous Queen of Sweden and a bisexual blues singer who didn't make it into your history books, these true stories uncover a rich queer heritage that encompasses every culture, in every era.

  • UnWhollyUnWholly

    Shusterman, Neal.

    "Thanks to Connor, Lev, and Risa, and their high-profile revolt at Happy Jack Harvest Camp, people can no longer turn a blind eye to unwinding. Ridding society of troublesome teens and, in the same stroke, providing much-needed tissues for transplant might be convenient, but its morality has finally been brought into question. However, unwinding has become big business, and there are powerful political and corporate interests that want to see it not only continue, but expand, allowing the unwinding of prisoners and the impoverished. Cam is a teen who does not exist. He is made entirely out of the parts of other unwinds. Cam, a 21st century Frankenstein, struggles with a search for identity and meaning, as well as the concept of his own soul, if indeed a rewound being can have one. When a sadistic bounty hunter who takes "trophies" from the unwinds he captures starts to pursue Connor, Risa and Lev, Cam finds his fate inextricably bound with theirs"--

  • UnBoundUnBound : stories from the Unwind world

    Shusterman, Neal, author.

    A collection of stories about Connor, Risa, and Lev after they have destroyed the Proactive Citizenry and are, apparently, free to live in a peaceful future.

  • Openly straightOpenly straight

    Konigsberg, Bill, author.

    Tired of being known as "the gay kid", Rafe Goldberg decides to assume a new persona when he comes east and enters an elite Massachusetts prep school--but trying to deny his identity has both complications and unexpected consequences.

  • UnDividedUnDivided

    Shusterman, Neal.

    Three teens band together in order to sway the government to repeal all rulings in support of a procedure in which unwanted teenagers are captured and are unwound into parts that can be reused for transplantation.

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