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It's a great way to expand your access to trustworthy resources. It's easy and it's free!

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BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

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Recommend a Book for the Library

Have you read a book you think others will enjoy? Let Ms. Tanguay know so she can add it to the school library. Use the Google form below:

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NEW BOOKS

Tamba Hali

The true story of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali, who fled war-torn Liberia with his seven siblings. After settling in New Jersey, Tamba discovered in high school that he had a real talent for football, landing him an athletic scholarship to Pennsylvania State University and a coveted spot on their football team. Tamba went on to play in the NFL. His drive, dedication, and athletic ability are inspiring.

Miles Morales - Revival

In this graphic novel, Miles Morales, the ultimate Spider-Man, is back in action!

Americanized

The hilarious, poignant, and true story of one teen's experience growing up in America as an undocumented immigrant from the Middle East.

Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword

Welcome to Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, where the blades are sharp and the competition is fierce. Peasprout Chen dreams of becoming a legend of wu liu, the deadly and beautiful art of martial arts figure skating. As the first students from the rural country of Shin to attend Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, Peasprout and her little brother Cricket soon find themselves in a heated competition for top ranking.

To the Moon!

What's more exciting that spaceships and astronauts? How about a spaceship carrying the first astronauts ever to see the moon first hand - on Christmas! Filled with the science and training required to put a person into space, and every detail of what it's like to live in a spaceship for days on end (including what happens when astronauts need to use the bathroom), this book is sure to leave kids clamoring for a spot on the next mission to outer space.

Spliced

In this gripping sci-fi thriller, genetically altered teens fight for survival in a near-future society that is redefining what it means to be human.

You Bring the Distant Near

Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, "You Bring the Distant Near" explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture - for better or worse. Fans of Nicola Yoon's "The Sun Is Also a Star" will find a lot to love in this literary tour de force.

The War I Finally Won

World War II rages on, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, move with their guardian, Susan, into a cottage with the iron-faced Lady Thorton and her daughter, Maggie. As the war intensifies, calamity creeps closer, and life during wartime grows even more complicated.

The Backfield Boys

In Backfield Boys, renowned sports journalist and New York Times-bestselling author John Feinstein tells a thrilling story of friendship, football, and a fight for justice.

Wonder Woman

She will become one of the world's greatest heroes: Wonder Woman. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning...

The 57 Bus

One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met.

The Disappearing Spoon

A young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller "The Disappearing Spoon", chronicling the extraordinary stories behind one of the greatest scientific tools in existence: the periodic table.

Legends - The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball

Howard Bryant brings to life the best that sports has to offer--the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports-loving kid should know. This is no traditional almanac of mundane statistics, but rather a storyteller's journey through baseball's storied game.

Mars One

Go on the adventure of a lifetime with a teen and his family after they are selected to colonize Mars in this thrilling new novel from multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry.

Summer of Broken Things

From New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix comes a haunting novel about friendship and what it really means to be a family in the face of lies and betrayal.

Akata Witch

Sunny Nwazue lives in Nigeria, but she was born in New York City. Her features are West African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but can't go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in. And then she discovers something amazing - she is a "free agent" with latent magical power.

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein

At the start of 1991, eleven-year-old Ali Fadhil was consumed by his love for soccer, video games, and American television shows. Then, on January 17, Iraq's dictator Saddam Hussein went to war with 34 nations led by the United States. This is the story of one ordinary kid's view of life during war.

The Raft

Robie is an experienced traveler. She's taken the flight from Honolulu to the Midway Atoll, a group of Pacific islands where her parents live, many times. When she has to get to Midway in a hurry after a visit with her aunt in Hawaii, she gets on the next cargo flight at the last minute. She knows the pilot, but on this flight, there's a new co-pilot named Max. All systems are go until a storm hits during the flight.

Genuine Fraud

Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat. Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A bad romance, or maybe three. Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains. A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her. A girl who refuses to be the person she once was.

Down among the Sticks and Bones

Down Among the Sticks and Bones chronicles the lives of two of Every Heart a Doorway's favorite characters before they wind up in the Eleanor West Home for Wayward Children--a place where children who have experienced fantasy adventures can be reintroduced to the "real" world.

La Belle Sauvage

Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of his groundbreaking novel, The Golden Compass to expand on the story of Lyra, "one of fantasy's most indelible characters." Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy...

Book of Boy

Boy has always been relegated to the outskirts of his small village. With a large hump on his back, a mysterious past, and a tendency to talk to animals, he is often mocked by others in his town - until the arrival of a shadowy pilgrim named Secondus.

Patina

Patina, or Patty, runs like a flash. She runs for many reasons - to escape the taunts from the kids at the fancy-schmancy new school she's been sent to since she and her little sister had to stop living with their mom. She runs from the reason WHY she's not able to live with her "real" mom any more: her mom has The Sugar, and Patty is terrified that the disease that took her mom's legs will one day take her away forever. So Patty's also running for her mom, who can't. But can you ever really run away from any of this?

Scythe

Two teens must learn the "art of killing" in the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life, and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.

Touchdown Kid

From New York Times bestselling author and former NFL defensive end Tim Green comes a football story about a boy who is given a chance to prove that wealth and privilege don't matter on the football field, as long as he has the skills to compete.

Secret Coders

Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!

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