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Curveball

While spending the summer with his extended family in New Jersey, Derek finds a team he can play baseball with and earns money to take his best friend to a Yankees game.

The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist

Cartoonist Adrian Tomine presents a graphic novel memoir illustrating the growth of his career, his most cringe-worthy moments, the indignities he has suffered, and his coming to terms with being a cartoonist.

Sigh, gone

a misfit's memoir of great books, punk rock, and the fight to fit in
2020
In 1975, during the fall of Saigon, Phuc Tran immigrates to America along with his family. By sheer chance they land in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a small town where the Trans struggle to assimilate into their new life. In this coming-of-age memoir told through the themes of books such as The Metamorphosis, The Scarlet Letter, The Iliad, and more, Tran navigates the push and pull of finding and accepting himself despite the challenges of immigration, feelings of isolation, teenage rebellion, and assimilation, all while attempting to meet the rigid expectations set by his immigrant parents.

A long walk to water

based on a true story
2020
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.

Fast break

2020
"Young Derek bites off more than he can chew when he decides to enter the school talent show and try out for the basketball team"--Provided by publisher.

Strike zone

2020
"Derek's season is not off to a good start, with his good friends on a different team and his father unable to coach, and having a girl on his team only complicates things more"--Provided by publisher.

Una larga traves?a hasta el agua

una novela
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven.

Uzumaki Naruto

illustrations
A collection of art featuring Masashi Kishimoto's Uzumaki Naruto.
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The life you imagine

life lessons for achieving your dreams
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tells about his life and his very early desire to play for the Yankees, and shares his ten-step plan for success. Includes profiles of Jeter by friends and colleagues.
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Read about Derek Jeter

Provides an overview of the career of professional baseball player Derek Jeter.
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