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Danny the Champion of the World

By: Roald Dahl
illustrated by: Quentin Blake

Danny’s life seems perfect: his home is a gypsy caravan, he’s the youngest car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. And when Danny...

Daughter of Venice

By: Donna Jo Napoli

In 1592, Donata is a noble girl living in a palazzo on the Grand Canal. Girls of her class receive no education and rarely leave the palazzo. In a noble family, only one daughter and one son will be allowed...

Deception's Princess

By: Esther Friesner

Some lies lead to true adventure. . . .Maeve, princess of Connacht, was born with her fists clenched. And it's her spirit and courage that make Maeve her father's favorite daughter. But once he becomes...


Deenie

By: Judy Blume

When Deenie finds out that she has scoliosis, she’s scared. When she sees the brace for the first time, she wants to scream.But the words won’t come out. And Deenie, beautiful Deenie, who everyone...

Deep in the Sahara

By: Kelly Cunnane
illustrated by: Hoda Hadadi

"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.Lalla lives in the Muslim...

Demon Derby

By: Carrie Harris

She survived cancer, but can she fight demon derby girls? Set in the world of roller derby, the new novel from Carrie Harris, author of Bad Taste in Boys and Bad Hair Day, is perfect for Buffy the Vampire...


Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love

By: Pat Mora

Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart’s desire:...

Do-Over

By: Christine Hurley Deriso

Imagine having the power to turn back time. Not 100 years—just 10 seconds. Enough to take back those embarrassing missteps and wrong answers.Elsa’s mom died suddenly one year ago, but she appears...


Resources

The Dark and Hollow Places

By: Carrie Ryan

Book Talk
A fleeting glimpse of her lost sister sends Annah on a desperate search to find and rescue the sister she once knew as Abigail.  The Dark City explodes with panic and fear as the hordes...

The Dark Between Book Talk

By: Sonia Gensler

BOOK TALK
Kate Poole knows ghosts don’t exist. She’s played a spirit each night in Mrs. Martineau’s charade of a séance since she was 12. Now 14, the white make-up is wreaking havoc with her...

Daughter of Xanadu

By: Dori Jones Yang

BOOK TALK
In a world where girls born of wealth are meant to marry and be good wives, Emmajin wants to be a warrior, but convincing her grandfather, Khan Khubilia, the 13th century Mongolian leader,...


Days of Little Texas

By: R. A. Nelson

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Deep Betrayal

By: Anne Greenwood Brown

BOOK TALK
The intoxicating Calder returns to complicate Lily’s life, and this time he even manages to involve her dad.  With the startling news that her father is also a merman, Calder sets out...

Diary of a Parent Trainer

By: Jenny Smith

BOOK TALK

Katie is bound and determined to keep a diary of how she trains the grown-ups in her life.  She has studied the operating modes of grown-ups and gives readers tips on how to maximize...


Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of Coming Back with Wes Moore, which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as...

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Diva

By: Jillian Larkin

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Enter the world of speakeasies, Ivy League colleges, flappers, and romance and discover life in the Roaring Twenties.  The lives of Gloria, Lorraine, and Clara are inexplicably tied together...

Don’t Expect Magic

By: Kathy McCullough

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Delaney Collin’s life has been anything but Bippity-Boppity-Boo lately. After her mother’s death from cancer, Delaney is moved from New Jersey to California to live with...


The Door in the Forest

By: Roderick Townley

Book Talk
 
Is being able to only tell the truth a curse or a gift? For Daniel, it seems as though it’s both. Other kids don’t want to play with him because he always tattles the truth...

Dualed

By: Elsie Chapman

BOOK TALK
Murder.  It is the only way to survive in the city of Kersh.  Only those who kill their “Alts," the one who looks just like you, can live to have a life as a “Complete." West Grayer...

Dust Girl

By: Sarah Zettel

BOOK TALK
In the Dust Bowl of Kansas in 1935, dust literally covered everything, inside and out. Times were bad everywhere and the hotel that her mother owned barely had any business. She had never...