Cinderella Is Dead

Cinderella Is DeadIt s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl s display of finery If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again n nS

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This Is My America

This Is My AmericaDear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system n nEvery week, seventeen year old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row Af

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A Sweet Mess

A Sweet MessKorean American author Jayci Lee delights with this delicious and light hearted romantic comedy that readers will devour and ask for n n n Bake a chance on love n n nAubrey Choi loves living in her small town nestled in the foothills of California, running her highly successful bakery away from th

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One Year of Ugly

One Year of UglyA fun, fresh, timely debut novel about the uproarious adventures that befall the Palacio family during their disastrous illegal residence in Trinidad that poignantly captures the complexities of dysfunctional families and passionate but sometimes messy romance.After fleeing crumbling, volatile Ven

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Mother Land

Mother LandLively and evocative, Mother Land is a deftly crafted exploration of identity and culture, with memorable and deeply human characters who highlight how that which makes us different can ultimately unite us Amy Myerson, author of The Bookshop of Yesterdays and The Imperfects n n n nFrom the critically

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Or What You Will

Or What You WillFrom the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award winning author of Among Others, an utterly original novel about how stories are brought forth n nHe has been too many things to count He has been a dragon with a boy on his back He has been a scholar, a warrior, a lover, and a thief He has been dream

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The Son of Good Fortune

The Son of Good FortuneExcel spends his days trying to seem like an unremarkable American teenager But Excel knows that his family is far from normal His mother, Maxima, was once a Filipina B movie action star who now makes her living scamming men online The old man they live with is not his grandfather, but Maxima s l

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Something to Say

Something to SayFrom the author of A Good Kind of Trouble, a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book, comes another unforgettable story about finding your voice and finding your people Perfect for fans of Sharon Draper, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds n nEleven year old Jenae doesn t have any friends and she s just fine with t

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Running

RunningWhen fifteen year old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero while the whole country is watching n nIn this thoughtful, authentic, humorous, and

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