• The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

    The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

    Lee, Mackenzi

    In late 1700s Europe, a young British lord embarks on a Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend—and secret crush—Percy.

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  • Jazz Owls

    Jazz Owls

    Engle, Margarita

    In 1940s Los Angeles, Mexican Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day, then jitterbug with sailors all night with their Zoot Suit wearing younger brother, Ray, as escort...until the night that racial violence leads to murder. MS

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  • So Many Beginnings

    So Many Beginnings

    Morrow, Bethany C.

    In 1863 North Carolina, four young black women, Meg, Joanna, Bethlehem, and Amethyst, grow up amidst the Civil War at the Freedpeople's Colony of Roanoke Island, a haven for the recently emancipated.

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  • We Are Not Free

    We Are Not Free

    Chee, Traci

    In 1942 San Francisco, fourteen teens have grown up together in Japantown. Their lives are changed forever when they are forced to leave their homes and live in incarceration camps during WWII due to their Japanese ancestry.

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  • Da Vinci's Tiger

    Da Vinci's Tiger

    Elliott, Laura

    In 15th Century Florence, the dashing Venetian ambassador commissions young Leonardo da Vinci to paint a portrait of his Platonic love, Ginevra de' Benci, a well-educated, teenaged poet in a passionless marriage, propelling her into the world of art, politics, and romance.

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  • The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

    The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

    McQueen, Daven

    In 1955, after growing up in Arcadia, Washington, biracial teen Ethan Harper is sent to spend his summer in an all-white town in rural Alabama where it is made clear he is not welcome, apart from the free spirited Juniper Jones. MS.

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  • Butterfly Yellow

    Butterfly Yellow

    Lai, Thanhha

    In 1981 Texas, Ha˘'ng, a refugee of Vietnam War, gains an unexpected ally in an aspiring cowboy named LeeRoy as she crosses the state to find her younger brother, who was evacuated from Vietnam when he was three years old.

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  • Voices

    Voices

    Elliott, David

    In 1431 France, multiple accounts describe their impressions of Joan of Arc in her final hours, along with direct quotes from Joan of Arc’s two trials. Told in verse.

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  • When Morning Comes

    When Morning Comes

    Raina, Arushi

    In 1976 Johannesburg, a series of chance events leads the lives of four teenagers to be forever altered in this fictionalized telling of Soweto's student uprising.

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  • Inventing Victoria

    Inventing Victoria

    Bolden, Tonya

    In 1880s Savannah, Essie's life changes when she meets Dorcas Vashon, who offers to become Essie's benefactor. Soon Essie has been reinvented as “Victoria”, and begins to rise in the world of black high society in Washington, D.C.

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