Banned Book Week 2021 September 27 - October 2

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George (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780545812573
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 25th, 2017

The unforgettable debut from Stonewall Award Winner Alex Gino.

George joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

When people look at Melissa, they think they see a boy named George. But she knows she's not a boy.


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!
A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America


This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


All American Boys Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.


Speak Cover Image
$9.89
ISBN: 9780312674397
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Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2011

The first ten lies they tell you in high school.


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.


Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

The companion book, Something Happened in Our Park: Standing Together After Gun Violence, is available now.

A NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INDIEBOUND BEST SELLER

#6 on American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom's Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020

A Little Free Library Action Book Club Selection


To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780060935467
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 5th, 2005

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred


Of Mice and Men Cover Image
$10.80
ISBN: 9780140177398
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1993

A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression
 
They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation.


The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9780307278449
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Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison powerfully examines our obsession with beauty and conformity—and asks questions about race, class, and gender with her characteristic subtly and grace.
 


The Hate U Give Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Nikki Giovanni (Foreword by)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ·  William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz Honor Book · Coretta Scott King Honor Book · #1 New York Times Bestseller!

"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds


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Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780064472272
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Published: HarperTeen - April 11th, 2006

Angus:
My mixed-breed cat, half domestic tabby, half Scottish wildcat. The size of a small Labrador, only mad.

Thongs:
Stupid underwear. What's the point of them, anyway? They just go up your bum, as far as I can tell.

Full-Frontal Snogging:
Kissing with all the trimmings, lip to lip, open mouth, tongues ... everything.


Fever 1793 Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780689848919
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2002

An epidemic of fever sweeps through the streets of 1793 Philadelphia in this novel from Laurie Halse Anderson where "the plot rages like the epidemic itself" (The New York Times Book Review).

During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather.


Plainsong (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780375705854
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Published: Vintage - August 22nd, 2000

National Book Award Finalist

A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver.


A Year Down Yonder Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780142300701
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Published: Dial Books - November 21st, 2002

A Newbery Medal Winner

Richard Peck's Newbery Medal-winning sequel to A Long Way from Chicago


Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780439120425
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002

Esperanza Rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

Esperanza thought she'd always live a privileged life on her family's ranch in Mexico. She'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Mama, Papa, and Abuelita to care for her.


Holes (Holes Series #1) Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780440414803
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Published: Yearling - May 9th, 2000

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME

Dig deep in this award-winning, modern classic that will remind readers that adventure is right around the corner--or just under your feet!


A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics) Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780142401101
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Published: Puffin Books - April 12th, 2004

Join Joey and his sister Mary Alice as they spend nine unforgettable summers with the worst influence imaginable-their grandmother!


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$8.79
ISBN: 9780590353427
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 1999

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley - a great big swollen spoiled bully.


Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780689824753
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2000

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight.


Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780452282155
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Published: Penguin Books - January 1st, 2001

The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of A Single Thread and At the Edge of the Orchard

Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth


Stargirl (Stargirl Series #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375822339
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Published: Ember - May 14th, 2002

ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME  •  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A modern-day classic from Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, this beloved celebration of individuality  is now an original movie on Disney+!

And don't miss the author's highly anticipated new novel, Dead Wednesday!


Book Club Meetings AGAIN!!

Bestsellers Book Club Monthly Meeting for Summer is on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month  6:15PM. 

DISCUSSION  AND DRINKS Book Club.

July 14, The Summer Seekers - by Sarah Morgan.

 August 11 TBD

The Summer Seekers Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781335180926
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Published: Hqn - May 18th, 2021

"The ultimate road-trippin' beach read and just what we all need after the long lockdown." --Booklist, STARRED REVIEW for THE SUMMER SEEKERS

"The Summer Seekers is the ultimate road trip book."--Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author