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The first year they are eligible to vote, Marva and Duke meet at their polling place and, over the course of one crazy day, fall in love.-- Marva Sheridan has always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election? Duke Crenshaw is so done with this election; he just wants to get voting over with so he can prepare for his band's first paying gig tonight. Only problem? Duke can't vote. When Marva...
Sixteen-year-old Dove "Birdie" Randolph's close bond with her parents is threatened by a family secret, and by hiding her relationship with Booker, who has been in juvenile detention.
In a predominately white California beach town, the only two black seventh-graders, Alberta and Edie, find hidden journals that uncover family secrets and speak to race relations in the past.
Raised by a workaholic father who is a restaurateur, Yvonne, eighteen, faces difficult choices about love, her training as a violinist, college, and career as high school graduation draws near. Yvonne's violin keeps her company, especially after her mother walked out on their family. With graduation just around the corner, she's beginning to question if she's good enough to attend a conservatory after high school. Full of doubt about her future,...
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|||Young Readers edition.||Aladdin||186 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm|| |
Lower Level - Nonfiction
J 921 COPELAND
|||Touchstone Books, published by Simon & Schuster||278 pages ; 22 cm|| |
Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Life in Motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break stereotypes in whatever they do.
Summer meets love in both fantasy and reality in this anthology featuring renowned writers of both teen and adult fiction. Summer is the perfect time for love to bloom, and these short stories of teenagers facing the confusing maze of first love will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. The selections range from heartfelt to outlandish, as the characters find passion in some very unexpected places.
"History is filled with stories of women accused of witchcraft, of fearsome girls with arcane knowledge. Toil & Trouble features fifteen stories of girls embracing their power, reclaiming their destinies and using their magic to create, to curse, to cure--and to kill ... This collection reveals a universal truth: there's nothing more powerful than a teenage girl who believes in herself"--Publisher.