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Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire
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The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer
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Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Seconds: A Graphic Novel
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Katie is the tallented young chef runnining the kitchen in a critically acclaimed restaurant. But she is ready for the next adveture...starting her own restaurant. She has a partner, she has the building, now she just needs to make her dream a realit ...more
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The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
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I loved this follow up to The 5th Wave! I love Cassie so much (even if a big chunk of this book is told by other characters). I can't wait for the movie!
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Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer
Belzhar
by Meg Wolitzer
read in January, 2015
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Jam's first day at the Wood Barn (school for emotionally fragile teens) begins with Special Topics in English. Taught by a Mrs. Q (a teacher on the brink of retirement), Special Topics is a class every student in the Wood Barn hopes to get into. It i ...more
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Race to Incarcerate by Sabrina Jones
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How did we end up as the country with highest incarcerated rate per capita? This graphic retelling of the famous Race to Incarcerate takes a heavy and rather dry book and turns it into a fast, engaging read. For anyone who works with those in jail, o ...more
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Complex Justice by Joshua M. Dunn
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An interesting look at what happened to KC schools after they poored money into the district to try and desegregate (without bussing) the schools. It was very dry but the topic is interesting. I hope I come back to it someday.
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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson (Goodreads Author)
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Woodsons beautiful words paint a picture of growing up with one foot in the south, one foot in the north during the 60s. The poems that comprise this book are moving and honest.
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Charlotte Brontë
“Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation."
"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Scott Westerfeld
“You see, freedom has a way of destroying things.”
Scott Westerfeld, Extras

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