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Turtles All the Way Down

Obsessive-compulsive disorder   -   Friendship   -   Missing Persons

Aza Holmes, a high school student with obsessive-compulsive disorder, becomes focused on searching for a fugitive billionaire.

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Turtles All the Way Down - John Green
Call Number: F GRE

 

Black Light Express

Science Fiction  -  Interplanetary voyages  -  Artificial intelligence  -  Robots  -  Adventure and Adventurers

Zen Starling, a small-time thief, and Nova, an android girl come from the Network Empire, whose stations are scattered across the galaxy and linked by the K-gates and the sentient trains travel at light speed between them--but the gate through which they just passed was a new one, and they have no way of knowing into what danger it might have led them.

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Black Light Express - Philip Reeve
Call Number: F REE

 

The New Boys of Summer

Baseball - US History

In the 1960s, especially in the latter half of the decade, Major League Baseball went through a multitude of changes and innovations. This book tells the story of this dynamic period, including the election of a new commissioner, league expansion, a boycott of spring training, rule changes, the retirement of legends, and a new generation of stars.

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The New Boys of Summer - Paul Hensler
Call Number: 796.357 HEN

 

Lincoln in the Bardo

Historical Fiction  -  Abraham Lincoln

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented.

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Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders
Call Number: F SAU

 

Once and For All

Dating  -  Weddings  -  Summer Employment

Louna's years working at her mother's wedding planning business--as well as the tragic end of her first love--have shaped her cynical views on romance, but the arrival of serial-dater Ambrose may start to change Louna's mind and give her a second chance at love.

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Once and for All - Sarah Dessen
Call Number: F DES

 

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics   -  Cosmology  -  Space and Time  -  Universe

Presents a collection of essays addressing complex issues surrounding the universe, from the Big Bang and black holes to intelligent life beyond Earth.

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Call Number: 523.01 TYS

 

The Vietnam War

Vietnam War, 1961-1975

A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War - based on a documentary PBS film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick.

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The Vietnam War - Geoffrey C. Ward; Ken Burns
Call Number: 959.704 WAR

 

A Piece of the World

Historical Fiction  -  Artists  -  Andrew Wyeth  -  Biographical Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train, a novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.

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A Piece of the World - Christina Baker Kline
Call Number: F KLI

 

Remember Me Always

Love  -  Memory  -  Identity  -  Secrets

In this romantic tale of first love and loss, high school senior Shelby's memory treatment may have made her mind forget a devastating car accident, but her heart still remembers a boy with dark and mysterious eyes.

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Remember Me Always - Renee Collins
Call Number: F COL

 

Hard Labor

National Basketball Association  -  Baketball Economic Aspects  -  Basketball Finance  -  Basketball Finance

In Hard Labor, Sam Smith, best-selling basketball scribe emeritus and author of The Jordan Rules, unearths this incredible and untold fight for players' rights and examines the massive repercussions for the NBA and sports in the United States in the 40 years since.

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Hard Labor - Sam Smith
Call Number: 796.323 SMI

 

Kids at Work

Photographers  -  Social reformers  -  Children Employment

Briefly traces the life of Lewis Hine, school teacher and photographer, and explains how he became involved in documenting child labor conditions.

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Kids at Work - Russell Freedman; Lewis Hine (Photographer)
Call Number: 331.31 FRE

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