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Ain't burned all the bright / by Reynolds, Jason,author.(GaAaGPL)642290; Griffin, Jason,illustrator.(GaAaGPL)642291;
"A smash up of art and text that viscerally captures what it is to be Black. In America. Right Now"--"Jason Reynolds, using three longggggggg sentences, and Jason Griffin, using three hundred pages of a pocket-size moleskine, have mind-melded this fierce-vulnerable-brilliant-terrifying-whatiswrongwithumans-hopefilled-hopeful-tendere-heartbreaking-heartmaking manifesto on what it means not to be able to breathe, and how the people and things at your fingertips are actually the oxygen you most need." -- jacket flapAges 12 and Up.Grades 7-9.
Subjects: Young adult fiction.; Poetry.; Poetry.; Poetry.; African Americans; Children's poetry, American.; African Americans; American poetry.; YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American & Black.; YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism.; YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Parents.; African Americans.; Children's poetry, American.; African Americans; Children's poetry.; American poetry.;
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 3
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A chorus rises / by Morrow, Bethany C.,author.(GaAaGPL)1214624;
Once Portland-famous and now infamous, seventeen-year-old Naema Bradshaw is an Eloko--a charismatic person gifted with a melody that people adore--who navigates a personal and public reckoning, confronts the limits of her privilege, and discovers the nature of her Black girl magic.Teen influencer Naema Bradshaw was famous, privileged-- and she an Eloko, a person who is gifted with a song that woos anyone who hears it. Everyone loved her-- until she was cast as the awful person who exposed Tavia's secret siren powers. Now she's being dragged by the media. No one understands her side: not her boyfriend, not her friends, nor her Eloko community. She head to the Southwest, determined to make a comeback. When a new, flourishing segment of Naema's online supporters start targeting black girls, Naema must discover the true purpose of her magical voice. -- adapted from jacket
Subjects: Young adult works.; Fantasy fiction.; Young adult fiction.; Fiction.; Juvenile works.; Novels.; Fantasy fiction.; Novels.; Social media; Families; Magic; Belonging (Social psychology); Fame; African Americans; Sirens (Mythology); African American teenagers; Young adult fiction.; Fame; Social media; Belonging (Social psychology); Families; African Americans; Magic; Young adult fiction.; Sirens (Mythology); African American teenagers.; African Americans.; Belonging (Social psychology); Fame.; Families.; Magic.; Social media.;
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Earth! : my first 4.54 billion years / by McAnulty, Stacy,author.(GaAaGPL)741539; Litchfield, David,illustrator.(GaAaGPL)1182424;
Age 4-8.Includes bibliographical references.The Earth introduces readers to key moments in the planet's life, from its formation over four billion years ago to the present, including the Earth's position in the solar system, its layers, and when plants and animals began to inhabit the planet.
Subjects: Juvenile works.; JUVENILE NONFICTION / Humor.; JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy.; JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences.;
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Fast pitch / by Stone, Nic,author.(GaAaGPL)1179050;
Ages 8-12.Grades 4-6."Shenice Lockwood dreams of leading the Fulton Firebirds to the U12 softball regional championship. But Shenice's focus gets shaken when her great-uncle Jack reveals that a career-ending-and family-name-ruining-crime may have been a setup. It's up to Shenice to discover the truth about her family's past--and fast--before secrets take the Firebirds out of the game forever."--LexileF&P
Subjects: Fiction.; Juvenile works.; Social problem fiction.; Sports fiction.; Sports fiction.; Social problem fiction.; Softball; Families; Racism; African Americans; Softball; Families; Racism; African Americans; JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball.; JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.; JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism.; African Americans.; Families.; Racism.; Softball.;
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Ocean! : waves for all / by McAnulty, Stacy,author.(GaAaGPL)741539; Litchfield, David,illustrator.(GaAaGPL)1182424;
Includes bibliographical references."Dude, I am Ocean. You know my many names: Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Indian, Southern. It's all excellent me. My salt water flows across the planet as one. I have no flag. No nationality. My waves are for all. Life on Earth began in my epic waters.  I keep the global climate just right. And I have rad secrets. But I'm facing a major wipeout! Only by working together can we get back in the zone. It's you and me, dudes"--Publisher.
Subjects: Picture books.; Creative nonfiction.; Ocean; Oceanography; Marine ecology; Marine pollution; Tides; Ocean-atmosphere interaction; Climatology; Shipping; Plastic marine debris;
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Kingdom of ash and briars / by West, Hannah,1990-author.(GaAaGPL)933085;
Sixteen-year-old Bristal discovers she is a shapeshifter, one of three remaining elicromancers tasked with guarding the realm of Nissera against dark magic while manipulating three royal families to promote peace.
Subjects: Young adult fiction.; Fantasy fiction.; Shapeshifting; Duty; Characters and characteristics in literature; Identity (Philosophical concept); Shapeshifting; Duty; Characters in literature; Identity; Fantasy.;
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Snow angel, sand angel / by Yamanaka, Lois-Ann,1961-author.(PINES)253558; Lukashevsky, Ashley,illustrator.;
"Claire sees lava, sandy beaches, and undersea coral reefs on her island of Hawai'i. Yet she dreams of snow falling from the sky, snowflakes melting on her tongue, and most of all, building a snowman. See how Claire's dreams become 'real' as she learns to appreciate the island she call home."--Provided by publisher.Lexile by Metametrics.
Subjects: Picture books for children.; Fictional Work; picture books.; Fiction.; Juvenile works.; Picture books.; Fiction.; Picture books.; Romans.; Livres d'images.; Seasons; Snow; Sand; Children's stories, American; Seasons; Snow; Sand; Saisons; Sable; Histoires pour enfants américaines; JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational.; JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / General.; JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Nature / Weather.; Sand.; Seasons.; Snow.; Seasons; Snow; Sand;
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 2
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Why we fly / by Jones, Kimberly(Kimberly Latrice),author.(GaAaGPL)1242310; Segal, Gilly,author.(GaAaGPL)1242309;
Ages 14-17.Grades 10-12.Told from alternating points of view, Chanel and Eleanor's rocky start to senior year gets more complex when the cheerleading team kneels for the national anthem and each girl grapples with the consequences.
Subjects: Novels.; Young adult fiction.; School fiction.; Social problem fiction.; Sports fiction.; Novels.; Friendship; Race relations; Social action; Racism; Cheerleading; African Americans; High schools; Cheerleading; African Americans; Social action; Friendship; High schools; Schools; JUVENILE FICTION / General.;
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Truman / by Reidy, Jean,author.(GaAaGPL)644274; Cummins, Lucy Ruth,illustrator.(GaAaGPL)647692;
He may be slow but Truman the turtle is determined to find his girl Sarah, who has boarded a city bus on her way to preschool.Ages 4-8.
Subjects: Picture books for children.; Animal fiction.; Fiction.; Juvenile works.; Picture books.; Animal fiction.; Picture books.; Turtles; Pets; Human-animal relationships; Turtles; JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Turtles.; JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience.; JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories.; Human-animal relationships.; Pets.; Turtles.;
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Beverly, right here / by DiCamillo, Kate,author.(GaAaGPL)314347;
"Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has never cared about anyone but herself. Beverly doesn't want to depend on anyone, and she definitely doesn't want anyone to depend on her. But despite her best efforts, she can't help forming connections with the people around her, and gradually, she learns to see herself through their eyes." --
Subjects: Children's stories.; Fiction.; Juvenile works.; Novels.; Runaway teenagers; Self-actualization (Psychology); Dysfunctional families; Families; Friendship; Runaway teenagers; Self-actualization (Psychology); Dysfunctional families; Friendship; Family life; JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Runaways.; JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents.; JUVENILE FICTION / Love & Romance.;
Available copies: 4 / Total copies: 5
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