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All That I Can Fix
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chan, Crystal
Call Number:
YP F Chan
Description:

Ronney, dealing with a dad who attempted suicide, a pill-popping mom, and a genius sister, struggles to hold it together.

All-American Muslim Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Courtney, Nadine Jolie
Call Number:
YP F Courtney
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Allie struggles to claim her Muslim and Arabic heritage while finding her place as an American teenager.

Amal Unbound
Artist/Author/Cast:
Saeed, Aisha
Call Number:
JF Saeed
Description:

Amal holds on to her dream of teaching even after becoming an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt.

American Road Trip
Artist/Author/Cast:
Flores-Scott, Patrick
Call Number:
HS F Flores-Scott
Description:

Brothers Teodoro and Manny Avila take a road trip to address Manny's PTSD following his tour in Iraq.

The Astonishing Color of After
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pan, Emily X. R.
Call Number:
HS F Pan
Description:

After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she has never met.

Children of Blood and Bone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adeyemi, Tomi
Call Number:
HS F Adeyemi
Description:

After her maji mother is killed by the king's guards, Zelie journeys to restore her people's magical abilities.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay
Artist/Author/Cast:
Khorram, Adib
Call Number:
YP F Khorram
Description:

Clinically-depressed Darius travels to Iran to meet his grandparents, but it is their next-door neighbor, Sohrab, who changes his life.

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yee, F. C.
Call Number:
YP F Yee
Description:

When Genie discovers she’s a spirit powerful enough to bash through the gates of heaven, her perfectionist existence is shattered.

If I Ever Get Out of Here
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gansworth, Eric
Call Number:
HS F Gansworth
Description:

Lewis and George form an unlikely friendship amidst tensions between Native Americans and whites in 1975 upstate New York.

Ink and Ashes
Artist/Author/Cast:
Maetani, Valynne E.
Call Number:
YP F Maetani
Description:

When Claire finds out that her deceased father was a member of a Japanese crime syndicate, danger enters her life.

A List of Cages
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roe, Robin
Call Number:
YP F Roe
Description:

Adam is assigned to track down a troubled freshman he discovers is his estranged foster brother.

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Artist/Author/Cast:
Reynolds, Jason; Nabaum, Alex (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Reynolds
Description:

While walking different routes home from school, no one notices a school bus that has dropped from the sky.

Love, Hate & Other Filters
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ahmed, Samira
Call Number:
HS F Ahmed
Description:

Maya is caught between her India-born parents and her dreams when a terrorist attack changes her life forever.

A Match Made in Mehendi
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bajpai, Nandini
Call Number:
HS F Bajpai
Description:

Simi doesn't want anything to do with relationships until she realizes her matchmaking skills just might improve her social status.

Patron Saints of Nothing
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ribay, Randy
Call Number:
HS F Ribay
Description:

When Jay learns his Filipino cousin Jun is murdered, he flies to the Philippines to learn more.

Picture Us in the Light
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gilbert, Kelly Loy
Call Number:
HS F Gilbert
Description:

Daniel grapples with his plans for the future, his feelings for Harry, and his discovery of a family secret.

The Poet X
Artist/Author/Cast:
Acevedo, Elizabeth
Call Number:
HS F Acevedo
Description:

A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her relationship to the world.

Saints and Misfits
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ali, S. K.
Call Number:
YP F Ali
Description:

Book nerd Janna tries to make sense of things after her best friend's cousin attempts to assault her.

Swing
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alexander, Kwame; Hess, Mary Rand (As told to)
Call Number:
HS F Alexander
Description:

Noah has a crush on his friend, and after discovering old love letters, he is inspired to express his feelings.

Tears of a Tiger
Artist/Author/Cast:
Draper, Sharon M.
Call Number:
YP F Draper
Description:

The accidental death of high school basketball star Rob Washington affects the lives of his close friends and classmates.

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