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The Green Glass Sea By: Ellen Klages Moving to Los Alamos, New Mexico during WWII means eleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan will live with her mathematician father on a deserted military base called “The Hill”.  Unlike most military bases, “The Hill” is full of computer techs, other mathematicians, scientists and...

The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill By: Megan Frazer Blakemore Hazel Kaplansky is smart, so smart she is always in trouble at home and school. Hazel has also read every Nancy Drew story and believes she can solve mysteries with her interview and surveillance skills. Missing a best friend...

The Inker's Shadow By: Allen Say The famous author and illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winner, Grandfather’s Journey, writes of his journey from Japan to a military academy in Southern California. Say’s account of being the first Japanese student eight years after World War II is poignant, honest...

J Graphic Novels They can be any genre and tell any story with all the same literary elements as classic literature. The format is what makes the story a graphic novel – text, word balloons, images, sound effects, and varying panel sizes. If you are an...

ICECORE: A Carl Hobbes Thriller By: Matt Whyman Carl Hobbes is a seventeen-year-old British techno geek that hacked into the security systems of Fort Knox. Suddenly he is on an American “ghost flight” (not registered as an actual flight) to a military prison in the Arctic. His fellow...

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick your Ass By: Meg Medina The first day in a new school, sixteen year old Piedad (“Piddy”) Sanchez is told that “Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass”. Having no idea who Yaqui is or the boyfriend she is accused of trying to...

Rain Reign By: Ann Martin Most see an image of a dog on a book cover and groan and think, oh, no, the dog dies! I can’t read another sad dog story! Well, set your mind at ease! This dog does NOT die in the end, although there...

The Red Umbrella By: Christina Diaz Gonzalez Lucia Alvarez and her family are being watched. It is two years since Fidel Castro’s Revolution and more and more freedoms are being stripped away. Churches and factories are closed, friends are suspicious of one another and her father is arrested....

The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief and Sinister By: Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire LeGrand and Emma Trevayne Meet the four “curators” (who happen to be the authors!) of the mysterious Cabinet of Curiosities, a magical museum that houses dangerous souvenirs and stories kept in “drawers”. Each...

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