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White Water
White Water
Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636784
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White Water

Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $16.99

For a young boy growing up in the segregated south, a town drinking fountain becomes the source of an epiphany.

It's a scorching hot day, and going into town with Grandma is one of Michael's favorite things. When the bus pulls up, they climb in and pay their fare, get out, walk... Read more >
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Ghetto Cowboy
Ghetto Cowboy
Written by G. Neri, Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649227
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Ghetto Cowboy

Written by G. Neri
Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.99

A street-smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what's right-the Cowboy Way. Read more >
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Waiting for the Biblioburro
Waiting for the Biblioburro
Written by Monica Brown, Illustrated by John Parra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463537
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Waiting for the Biblioburro

Written by Monica Brown
Illustrated by John Parra


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $16.99

Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all. One morning, Ana wakes up to the clip-clop of hooves, and there before her, is the most wonderful sight... Read more >
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Sylvia & Aki
Sylvia & Aki
Written by Winifred Conkling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463377
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Sylvia & Aki

Written by Winifred Conkling


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $16.99

Sylvia never expected to be at the center of a landmark legal battle; all she wanted was to enroll in school.
 
Aki never expected to be relocated to a Japanese internment camp in the Arizona desert; all she wanted was to stay on her family farm and finish the school year.
 
The... Read more >
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Under the Mambo Moon
Under the Mambo Moon
Written by Julia Durango, Illustrated by Fabricio Vandenbroeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917233
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Under the Mambo Moon

Written by Julia Durango
Illustrated by Fabricio Vandenbroeck


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $12.95

On summer nights Marisol helps out in Papi's music store. As customers come and go, they share memories of the Latin music and dance of their various homelands, expressed in a dazzling array of poetry. The diversity of Latin American music is brought to life in poems that swivel, sway, and... Read more >
Julian, Secret Agent
Julian, Secret Agent
Written by Ann Cameron
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ISBN: 9780307800176
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Julian, Secret Agent

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $4.99

Secret agents Julian, Huey, and Gloria are already heroes. They have rescued a dog and saved a toddler from drowning. But what they really want is to nab a real-live bank robber. Just when it looks like they might catch the crook, the police chief steps in. The supersleuths find that... Read more >
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Who Will I Be Lord?
Who Will I Be Lord?
Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
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ISBN: 9780375983009
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Who Will I Be Lord?

Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

A lyrical story about how looking back is helpful when you start looking forward. . . .

A young girl thoughtfully considers her family tree and the vibrant ancestors who populate it. As each family member’s story is revealed, her quiet meditation—about what kind of person she’ll be when she grows up—transforms... Read more >
A la Carte
A la Carte
Written by Tanita S. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375843068
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A la Carte

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.99

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD LAINEY DREAMS of becoming a world famous chef one day and maybe even having her own cooking show. (Do you know how many African American female chefs there aren’t? And how many vegetarian chefs have their own shows? The field is wide open for stardom!) But when her best friend—and... Read more >
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The Other Half of My Heart
The Other Half of My Heart
Written by Sundee T. Frazier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440240068
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The Other Half of My Heart

Written by Sundee T. Frazier


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $6.99

The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Sundee T. Frazier.
 
When Minerva and Keira King were born, they made headlines: Keira is black... Read more >
Tia Isa Wants a Car
Tia Isa Wants a Car
Written by Meg Medina, Illustrated by Claudio Munoz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763641566
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Tia Isa Wants a Car

Written by Meg Medina
Illustrated by Claudio Munoz


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.99

A little girl pitches in to help her tía save up for a big old car - and take the whole family to the beach - in a story told with warmth and sweetness.

Tía Isa wants a car. A shiny green car the same color as the ocean, with wings like... Read more >
Julian, Dream Doctor
Julian, Dream Doctor
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800190
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Julian, Dream Doctor

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $4.99

"If Julian has not already won readers' hearts with his [earlier] exploits, he will here when he tries to find out his father's secret dream for a birthday present. Surprised at hearing his father mumble 'two snakes,' Julian duly catches and presents them, only to discover that snakes are his father's... Read more >
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The Most Beautiful Place in the World
The Most Beautiful Place in the World
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800138
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The Most Beautiful Place in the World

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $5.99

"Seven-year-old Juan lives in Guatemala, a place of stunning beauty and grim economic reality. Abandoned by his mother, Juan lives with his grandmother and shines shoes. He passionately wants to attend school, but fears Grandmother will say no. Finally gathering his courage, he is surprised when she not only agrees to... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897665
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $6.99

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that... Read more >
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
How Tia Lola Saved the Summer
Written by Julia Alvarez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375867279
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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

Written by Julia Alvarez


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $15.99

Miguel Guzman isn't exactly looking forward to the summer now that his mother has agreed to let the Sword family—a father, his three daughters, and their dog—live with them while they decide whether or not to move to Vermont. Little does Miguel know his aunt has something up her sleeve that... Read more >
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Muchacho: A Novel
Muchacho: A Novel
Written by Louanne Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375859038
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Muchacho: A Novel

Written by Louanne Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $8.99

An inspiring YA debut from the author of Dangerous Minds.

Eddie Corazon is angry. He’s also very smart. But he’s working pretty hard at being a juvenile delinquent. He blows off school, even though he’s a secret reader. He hangs with his cousins, who will always back him up—when they aren’t in... Read more >
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Seaglass Summer
Seaglass Summer
Written by Anjali Banerjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375843990
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Seaglass Summer

Written by Anjali Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $6.99

 
Eleven-year-old Poppy Ray longs to be a veterinarian, but she's never had a pet. This summer, she's going to spend a month with her uncle Sanjay, veterinarian and owner of the Furry Friends Animal Clinic on an island off the Washington coast.
 
Poppy is in for big surprises. She loves tending to... Read more >
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Carmen
Carmen
Adapted by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781606841150
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $16.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $16.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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Carmen
Carmen
Adapted by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781606841921
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $19.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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A Gift of Gracias
A Gift of Gracias
Written by Julia Alvarez, Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375984822
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A Gift of Gracias

Written by Julia Alvarez
Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $9.99

After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches hung with hundreds of little suns. They are oranges like the ones Maria's parents once... Read more >
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375983078
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more commonplace in children's lives, and this touching free-verse picture book provides a straightforward account of Hurricane Katrina. In alternating voices, four friends describe their lives before, during, and after the storm and how, even though the world can change in a heartbeat, people define... Read more >
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Orchards
Orchards
Written by Holly Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375898341
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Orchards

Written by Holly Thompson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $9.99

Winner of the APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature
An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book


After a classmate commits suicide, Kana Goldberg—a half-Japanese, half-Jewish American—wonders who is responsible. She and her cliquey friends said some thoughtless things to the girl. Hoping that Kana will reflect on her behavior, her... Read more >
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White Lily
White Lily
Written by Ting-Xing Ye
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385674133
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White Lily

Written by Ting-Xing Ye


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 18, 2011
Price: $4.99

Nearly a century ago, in the Forbidden City, China’s last emperor reigned from his dragon throne. Although he was only a boy, the imperial decrees issued in his name echoed in every corner of the country. Every man had to shave his head and wear a single pigtail to symbolize his... Read more >
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Mare's War
Mare's War
Written by Tanita S. Davis
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ISBN: 9780375850776
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Mare's War

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $9.99

Meet Mare, a World War II veteran and a grandmother like no other. She was once a willful teenager who escaped her less than perfect life in the deep South and lied about her age to join the African American Battalion of the Women's Army Corps. Now she is driving her... Read more >
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Bitter Melon

Written by Cara Chow


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $9.99

Frances, a Chinese-American student at an academically competitive school in San Francisco, has always had it drilled into her to be obedient to her mother and to be a straight-A student so that she can go to Med school.  But is being a doctor what she wants?  It has never even... Read more >
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