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Contemporary Fiction

Mae
Mae’s First Day of School
Berube, Kate
ISBN: 9781419723254
Grades: Grade 1, Kindergarten

This is a charming new picture book that acknowledges the fears that many children face on the first day of…

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You Hold Me Up – Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna
Smith, Monique Gray
ISBN: 9781459821750
Grades: K-6

Monique Gray Smith continues to publish books that appeal to a wide audience and to encourage the theme of reconciliation…

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Night Job
Hesse, Karen
ISBN: 9780763662387
Grades: K-6

A special bond and loving relationship between a boy and his father is the central theme of this new picture…

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Jayne, Hannah
ISBN: 9781492647393
Grades: Grades 7-12

Prolific contemporary mystery writer Hannah Jayne has composed another engrossing page-turning psychological thriller. Addison, a creative high school senior, is…...

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Kiss Me in Paris
Rider, Catherine
ISBN: 9781771388672
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Writing partners Stephanie Elliot and James Noble have teamed up under the pen name of Catherine Rider to produce a…...

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Fresh Ink

ISBN: 9781524766283
Grades: Grades 7-12

Editor and co-founder of We Need Diverse Books, Lamar Giles, has compiled a contemporary YA anthology of ten short stories,…...

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Summer Constellations
Sevigny, Alisha
ISBN: 9781771389297
Grades: Grades 9 to12

Canadian author Alisha Sevigny uses her strong connection to the environment and her conservationist spirit to write a richly descriptive…...

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Stay Sweet
Vivian, Siobhan
ISBN: 9781481452328
Grades: Grades 7-12

Creative writing teacher and prolific young adult author Siohban Vivian writes an empowering novel about girls with big dreams. The Meade…...

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Without Refuge Other Title: Dangerous Crossing
Mitchell, Jane
ISBN: 9781541500501
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning Irish author Jane Mitchell has penned a realistic story about the treacherous journey that Syrian families must take to…...

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Alexander, Kwame and Mary Rand Hess
ISBN: 9780310761914
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Newbery Award winner Kwame Alexander and mixed media artist and poet Mary Rand Hess collaborate once more on a young…...

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