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All these monsters

Seventeen-year-old Clara runs away from home to join a vigilante monster-fighting squad, only to discover that sometimes the most dangerous monsters are where you least expect them.

Grandfather counts

When her maternal grandfather comes from China, Helen, who is biracial, develops a special bond with him despite their age and language differences.

What lane?

Biracial sixth-grader Stephen questions the limitations society puts on him after he notices the way strangers treat him when he hangs out with his white friends and learns about the Black Lives Matter movement.

I wanna be your shoebox

Thirteen-year-old, Southern California surfer Yumi Ruiz-Hirsch is a unique mix of Jewish, Japanese, and Cuban heritage; and when her grandfather, Saul, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she asks him to tell her his life story in order to better understand her own history.

Perfectly Parvin

"After being dumped at the beginning of freshman year, Iranian-American Parvin Mohammadi sets out to win the ultimate date to Homecoming"--Provided by publisher.

The other side of perfect

"An emotional story about a former ballerina who is thrust back into 'normal' high school after a life-changing injury, and who comes to terms with life without her passion as well as discrimination in the ballet world"--Provided by publisher.

From Little Tokyo, with love

Growing up under the care of a loving aunt, an orphaned judo student with a mixed heritage reevaluates her perspectives on happy endings while searching for evidence proving that she is related to a famous rom-com celebrity.

Magnificent homespun brown

a celebration
"Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin"--OCLC.

Are you ready to hatch an unusual chicken?

"Sophie Brown was just settling in to her new town and her new role as the keeper of some highly unusual chickens, chickens with secret superpowers. But the arrival of two more magical chickens, plus some unusual eggs to be incubated and hatched, plus an impending inspection from theUnusual Poultry Committee has Sophie feeling pretty stressed out. And as if that wasn't enough, Sophie's a little nervousabout her rapidly approaching first day at a new school. What if she doesn't fit in? What if her chickens get lonely?This girl might need some superpowers of her own to keep her flock and herself together"--Dust jacket.

Mad, bad & dangerous to know

"It's August in Paris, but 17-year-old Khayyam--American, Desi, Muslim, the only child of Chicago-based academics with a summer apartment on the Ile de la Cite--is at a crossroads. Uncertain of her relationship with Zaid, the boy back home, she can't hold on to the past. Stung by her dream college's rejection of the essay she wrote to apply early, she doesn't see a clear future. Khayyam is alone in her belief that the mysterious 'raven-tressed lady' in the poems of Alexandre Dumas not only inspired the paintings of Eugene Delacroix, they were based on a real person named Leila. A chance encounter with a descendant of Alexandre Dumas plunges Khayyam back into her research and the hunt for the truth. Interstitials offer a tantalizing glimpse of Leila's life as it could have been--defined by a high-wire balance of privileged status, servitude, and survival as a Muslim woman subject to European patriarchy and colonialism. As the stakes rise for both, Khayyam and Leila must ultimately wrestle with desires and expectations outside of their control to determine their own fates"--Provided by publisher.


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