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  • Details about Stargirl

    Stargirl

    Jerry Spinelli.

    Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of “Stargirl, Stargirl.” She captures Leo Borlock’s heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica High are enchanted. At first. Then they turn on her. Stargirl is suddenly shunned for everything that makes her different, and Leo, panicked and desperate with love, urges her to become the very thing that……more

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  • Details about Once upon a Marigold

    Once upon a Marigold

    Jean Ferris.

    In this witty spoof of fairy tales, Christian, who lives in a cave with a troll for a dad, is clueless about how amazing--and stupefying--love can be. But now that Christian's fallen for Princess Marigold, it's up to him to untwist an odd love triangle and foil a scheming queen who wants to take over the kingdom, even if it means bumping off her own daughter.…more

  • Details about With the Fire on High

    With the Fire on High

    Elizabeth Acevedo

    From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions—doing what has to be done for her daughter and her abuela. The one place she can let all that go is in the kitchen, where she adds a little something magic……more

  • Details about The Name of the Star

    The Name of the Star

    Maureen Johnson.

    The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it's the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, gruesome crimes mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper in the autumn of 1888. Soon "Rippermania" takes hold of modern-day London, and the police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man police now believe to b……more

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