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Yusuf Azeem is not a hero —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

"Yusuf is excited to start middle school in his small Texas town, but with the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks coming up, suddenly it feels like the country's same anger and grief is all focused on his ...

Survival in the storm : the dust bowl diary of Grace Edwards —Janke, Katelan.

A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes a historical note about life in America in ...

The very ordered existence of Merilee Marvelous —Crowley, Suzanne

In the small town of Jumbo, Texas, thirteen-year-old Merilee, who has Asperger's Syndrome, tries to live a "Very Ordered Existence," but disruptions begin when a boy and his father arrive in town and the youngster makes ...

Poached —Gibbs, Stuart, 1969-

Twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is the prime suspect when FunJungle's newly-acquired koala goes missing, thanks to a prank staged by middle school bully Vance Jessup.

The size of the truth —Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959- author.

Eleven-year-old Sam Abernathy, extremely overprotected and a reluctant celebrity since he was trapped in a well at age four, dreams of becoming a chef and starts by entering a local cook-off.

The big picture —Jones, Jenny B., 1975-

Dumped by her possible boyfriend at a drive-in theater, Katie returns home to find that her mother, a former convict and current addict, wants to take her away from her foster family, friends, and church, and Katie must ...

Fashion queen —Peschke, M. (Marci), author.

Inspired by the beautiful dresses at the Academy Awards show, Kylie Jean decides to try her hand at fashion--and Lilly recruits her to model the dress she is making for a school fund raising auction.

The evolution of Calpurnia Tate —Kelly, Jacqueline.

In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate learns about love from the older three of her six brothers and studies the natural world with her grandfather which leads to an important discovery.

Picture perfect —Love, D. Anne.

When her mother leaves her family suddenly to take a new job, fourteen-year-old Phoebe tries to deal with her own confused feelings and, in the process, learns some things about love and the complicated ties that bind fa...

Skunked! —Kelly, Jacqueline, author.

"When Travis discovers an abandoned baby skunk, he can't help but bring it home and take care of it. Stinky, as Travis names him, settles in pretty well. But when Travis discovers Stinky's litter-mate, Winky, who is in n...

A prickly problem —Kelly, Jacqueline, author.

When the Tate family dog, Ajax, has a run-in with a porcupine, things get prickly--and dangerous--quickly. It'll take Callie's quick thinking and doctoring, along with a little help from Dr. Pritzker, to make things righ...

The other half of happy —Balcárcel, Rebecca, author.

Twelve-year-old Quijana is a biracial girl, desperately trying to understand the changes that are going on in her life. Her mother rarely gets home before bedtime, her father suddenly seems to be trying to get in touch w...

The ambassador of Nowhere, Texas —Holt, Kimberly Willis, author.

In 2001, seventh-grader Rylee Wilson and new student Joe, whose father was a New York City first responder on 9/11, decide to find Zachary Beaver and reunite him with Rylee's father, Toby.

The tequila worm —Canales, Viola.

Sofia grows up in the close-knit community of the barrio in McAllen, Texas, then finds that her experiences as a scholarship student at an Episcopal boarding school in Austin only strengthen her ties to family and her "c...

Who gives a hoot? : Calpurnia Tate, girl vet —Kelly, Jacqueline, author.

Calpurnia and her grandfather rescue a barn owl from the river and, with the help of Dr. Pritzker, dead mice, and some detective work, nurse it back to health.

Starfish —Fipps, Lisa, author.

Bullied and shamed her whole life for being fat, twelve-year-old Ellie finally gains the confidence to stand up for herself, with the help of some wonderful new allies.

The curious world of Calpurnia Tate —Kelly, Jacqueline.

"In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they ar...

How not to be popular —Ziegler, Jennifer, 1967-

Seventeen-year-old Sugar Magnolia Dempsey is tired of leaving friends behind every time her hippie parents decide to move, but her plan to be unpopular at her new Austin, Texas, school backfires when other students join ...

Revenge of the angels —Ziegler, Jennifer, 1967-.

The eleven-year-old Brewster triplets, Dawn, Darby, and Delaney, are afraid this is going to be the worst Christmas ever--they have been cast as angels in their local Christmas pageant just because they are girls, their ...

Blue skies —Bustard, Anne, 1951- author.

France sends the Merci Train to the United States to thank America for helping France during and after WWII, and one of the train stops will be the small town of Gladiola, Texas, where ten-year-old Glory Bea hopes for th...

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