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23 Results
American betiya —Rajurkar, Anuradha D., author.

Eighteen-year-old Rani, a budding photographer, grapples with first love, family boundaries, and the complications of a cross-cultural relationship.

Time between us —Stone, Tamara Ireland.

In 1995 Evanston, Illinois, sixteen-year-old Anna's perfectly normal life is turned upside-down when she meets Bennett, whose ability to travel through space and time creates complications for them both.

Auntie Yang's great soybean picnic —Lo, Ginnie.

"A Chinese American girl's Auntie Yang discovers soybeans-a favorite Chinese food-growing in Illinois, leading her family to a soybean picnic tradition that grows into an annual community event. Includes author's note an...

Project Mulberry —Park, Linda Sue.

While working on a project for an after-school club, Julia, a Korean American girl, and her friend Patrick learn not just about silkworms, but also about tolerance, prejudice, friendship, patience, and more.

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe —Clifton, Lutricia.

Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realiz...

Leaving Emma —Brokaw, Nancy Steele.

Fifth-grader Emma faces many unpleasant changes as her best friend prepares to move away, her father goes to Turkey for five months, and her mother starts college, but with the help of her great-aunt Grace, Emma becomes ...

Uh-oh, Cleo —Harper, Jessica.

What starts out as a perfectly ordinary day in the Small house turns into Stiches Saturday when Cleo gets a cut on the head after her twin brother, Jack, accidentally pulls down their "Toy House."

The river between us —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018

During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies who have fled New Orleans to come north to Illinois.

Rissa Bartholomew's declaration of independence —Comerford, Lynda B.

Having told off all of her old friends at her eleventh birthday party, Rissa starts middle school determined to make new friends while being herself, not simply being part of a "herd."

The summer I saved the world ... in 65 days —Hurwitz, Michele Weber.

Inspired by her late grandmother, 13-year-old Nina spends a summer secretly doing good deeds for her neighbors and enjoying the changes she brings about, even as she's dealing with changing friendships and family issues....

Cotton candy wishes —Springer, Kristina, author.

When seventh-grader Elle moves to a new town, she seizes the opportunity to reinvent herself and join the in-crowd, but soon she must choose between popularity and true friendship.

Sink or swim —Balaban, Bob.
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 2 of 2

"There's a thief in town, and all signs point to twelve-year-old Charlie Drinkwater. Once you spontaneously morph into a giant mutant dinosaur in the middle of the school day, people will suspect you of just about anythi...

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe —Clifton, Lutricia.
Electronic Resource
2012

Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realiz...

Wild cards —Elkeles, Simone, author.
Ebook
2013

Told from two viewpoints, Derek Fitzpatrick, kicked out of boarding school, must move with his stepmother to her childhood home in Illinois, where he meets Ashtyn Parker, who may be able to achieve her dream of a footbal...

The strange fascinations of Noah Hypnotik —Arnold, David, 1981- author.

"This is Noah Oakman, sixteen, Bowie believer, concise historian, disillusioned swimmer, son, brother, friend. Then Noah gets hypnotized. Now Noah sees changes--inexplicable scars, odd behaviors, rewritten histories--in ...

The Camp Phoenix caper —Madormo, John V.

The twelve-year-old private detective who sets up shop in his parents' garage solves more cases for fellow sixth-grade classmates.

Deliver us from Normal —Klise, Kate.

With a mother who buys Christmas cards in August and a younger brother who describes the Trinity as a toasted marshmallow on a graham cracker, life for eleven-year-old Charles Harrisong is anything but normal in Normal, ...

I barfed on Mrs. Kenly —Harper, Jessica.

When Cleo has a bout of carsickness on her way to a birthday swimming party, she is terribly embarrassed but her friend's mother helps her to forget the incident by encouraging Cleo to show off her talent for diving.

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