Newly Evaluated Novels – August 2, 2018

Armstrong & Charlie

Armstrong & Charlie

Grades: 7-9
Supplier: Not Available

In 1970s U.S., with school segregation still rampant, Armstrong and Charlie…

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Diamond Grill

Diamond Grill

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

This semi-fictional biography of Fred Wah’s life in Saskatchewan and Nelson…

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Disappearing boy, The

Disappearing Boy, The

Grades: 6-8
Supplier: Not Available

Thirteen-year-old Neil must deal with incredibly complex family relationshi…

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Exact Location of Home, The

Exact Location of Home, The

Grades: 5-7
Supplier: Not Available

Eighth-grade student Zig’s life is complicated: his parents are divorced, h…

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Exit West

Exit West

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Nadia and Saeed, two students who are just beginning a relationship, are ca…

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Findings Wonders: Three girls Who Changed Science

Findings Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science

Grades: 4-7
Supplier: Not Available

The stories of three women scientists from the 16th-18th centuries—astronom…

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Forever, or a Long, Long Time

Forever, or a Long, Long Time

Grades: 5-7
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Eleven-year-old Flora and her brother Julian were abandoned by their mother…

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Forgetting, The

Forgetting, The

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

In the city of Canaan chaos occurs every twelve years when everyone loses t…

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Hear and Foretell

Hear and Foretell

Grades: 9-12
Supplier: Not Available

This collection of poetry by a Canadian First Nations author deals with his…

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Heaviness of Things that Float, The

Heaviness of Things that Float, The

Grades: 11-12
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Bernadette Perkal, a nurse who has worked for forty years in a First Nation…

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Inquisitor's Tale, The: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

Inquisitor’s Tale, The: Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

Grades: 7-9
Supplier: Not Available

Three very different children – William an oblate, Jacob a Jewish boy, and …

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Life We Bury, The

Life We Bury, The

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

College student Joe Talvert must write the autobiography of a person who li…

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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

In the1990s, Elena Richardson and her family live in a designed “progressiv…

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Lost in September

Lost in September

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Former soldier Jimmy Blanchard suffers from PTSD and has breaks from realit…

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Magician's Elephant, The

Magician’s Elephant, The

Grades: 5-12
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In historical Baltese, when orphan Peter spends his food money on a fortune…

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Natural History of Dragons, A

Natural History of Dragons, A

Grades: 9-12
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Lady Isabella reflects on her life beginning when she is young, loves natur…

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Outrun the Moon

Outrun the Moon

Grades: 8-10
Supplier: Not Available

Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong, a Chinese-American girl living in San Francisc…

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Side Tracked

Side Tracked

Grades: 5-7
Supplier: Not Available

Grade seven student Joseph lives with ADD and anticipatory anxiety coupled …

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Sing, Unburied, Sing

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Teenager Jojo, son of a white father and a black mother, is a dedicated bro…

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Snicker of Magic, A

Snicker of Magic, A

Grades: 5-8
Supplier: Not Available

Felicity Pickle and her sister Frannie Jo have lived in many towns across t…

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