May 5, 2020
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Racing toward the French coast with his World War II brothers-in-arms, a terrified American soldier participates in the top-secret D-Day operation, while a young French spy works to sabotage German occupiers and a paratrooper orchestrates a daring midnight raid.
Ryan, Pam Munoz
Twelve-year-old Max, who loves the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow, sets out on a dangerous quest to discover if he is true of heart and what the future holds.
An 11-year-old boy confronts the realities of race relations, past and present, and his unconventional grandmother's mysterious agenda during an unplanned spring break road trip through the once-segregated American South.
Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
Palacio, R. J.
This graphic novel traces the heartrending story of a grandmother, who as a Jewish girl was hidden by a brave, compassionate family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II.
When 13-year-old Moth Hush learns she comes from a long line of witches, she unlocks a hidden witch world where secrets from generations past unravel and the heart of her town and her family are threatened.
A sixth grader from an economically disadvantaged family struggles in a new school where he is forced to endure humiliation over his secondhand clothing and public daily requests for his school's free lunch program.
I work in youth services, and love books that pack an emotional punch, coming-of-age stories and graphic novels. If I'm not at the library or reading with my spoiled cat, I'm probably out hiking— preferably someplace with pine trees and mountains— with a very large Thermos of coffee in tow.