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Measuring Up Cover Image
By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062973863
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Published: HarperAlley - October 27th, 2020

By local author Lily Lamotte, Measuring Up is a fun read for the Lunar New Year, especially when paired with Mooncake! As Cici struggles to navigate middle school and making new friends she can always count on baking to help her feel better.



Kira-Kira Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689856402
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

Kadohata's novel is a heartwarming story about sisters Katie and Lynn Takeshima: together they navigate life in Georgia as one of the only Japanese-American families in town. When tragedy striked the Takeshima family, Katie tries to live by her sister's words, "Kira-kira," and look for the beauty in a seemingly grim world.



Gods of Jade and Shadow Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525620778
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Published: Del Rey - February 18th, 2020

Casiopea Tun longs to leaver her small town and when she accidentally releases the Mayan god of death from his prison she gets that and much more as she embarks on a life-changing adventure, meeting gods, demons and gods along the way.



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A Map of Days (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #4) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780735231498
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Published: Penguin Books - October 15th, 2019

In the exciting fourth installment of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, Jacob travels across America in the hopes of following in his grandfather’s footsteps realizing he still knew very little about his grandfather’s past. As the peculiars hilariously struggle to blend into the 21st century, Jacob & his friends are thrust into perilous situations and must fend off new foes in order to save new peculiars.



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Ceremony: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Leslie Marmon Silko, Larry McMurtry (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143104919
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 26th, 2006

Suffering from PTSD and survivor’s guilt, Tayo must turn towards his Navajo roots and as he learns more about his culture and traditions he sets out on a journey of self discovery and healing in order to complete his own ceremony.
Silko writes a moving story combining the literary trope of the soldier returning home through the eyes of a native American veteran. 



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Wide Sargasso Sea Cover Image
By Jean Rhys, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393352566
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2016

Jean Rhys brings the madwoman from Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre to life through Antoinette Cosway, a young woman from the Carribean who struggles to adapt to life in England and is slowly driven to madness as she paces the floors of Mr. Rochester’s attic. Wide Sargasso Sea is a compelling prequel as Antoinette and Rhys challenge us to take a second look at both Mr. Rochester and Jane Eyre.