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BLOOD, BULLETS, AND BONES: THE STORY OF FORENSIC SCIENCE FROM SHERLOCK HOLMES TO DNA

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Author's Last Name: 
Heos
Author's First Name: 
Bridget
Publisher: 
HarperCollins (Balzer + Bray)
Publication Date: 
2016

 The history and development of forensic science is organized by topic, featuring real cases from around the globe. Visual aids and clear, rich prose complement this excellent introduction to an intriguing field.

WE ARE THE ANTS

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Author's Last Name: 
Hutchinson
Author's First Name: 
Shaun David
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster (Simon Pulse)
Publication Date: 
2016

 Henry, bullied at school and depressed over his boyfriend's suicide, wonders how he will survive. If given the opportunity to save the world, will Henry do it, or just let the world explode, putting him out of his own misery? A gripping tale of devastation and finding hope in the most unlikley places.

WOMEN HEROES OF WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER

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Author's Last Name: 
Atwood
Author's First Name: 
Kathryn J.
Publisher: 
Chicago Review
Publication Date: 
2016

 Resistance, espionage, and survival: this engaging collective biography features 15 diverse and inspiring women during WWII in the Pacific. Includes primary sources and additional reading suggestions to encourage further exploration.

OUTRUN THE MOON

OUTRUN THE MOON
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Author's Last Name: 
Lee
Author's First Name: 
Stacey
Publisher: 
Penguin (Putnam)
Publication Date: 
2016

 Mercy Wong is Chinese-American in 1906 San Francisco, and life at her prestigious girls’ school is not as easy as she had hoped it would be. When an historic earthquake hits town, she and her classmates must work together to survive.

THESE SHALLOW GRAVES [AUDIOBOOK]

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Author's Last Name: 
Donnelly
Author's First Name: 
Jennifer
Narrator's First Name: 
Kim
Narrator's Last Name: 
Bubbs
Publisher: 
Penguin (Listening Library/Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Jo Montfort is a young woman in the 1890's who has it all—until her father is found dead of an apparent suicide. An unforgettable combination of romance, mystery, adventure and historical fiction, impeccably paced by Bubbs.

CHALLENGER DEEP

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Author's Last Name: 
Schusterman
Author's First Name: 
Neal
Publisher: 
HarperCollins
Publication Date: 
2015

 Caden goes to school and has a family, but he also lives on a pirate ship and is in danger. This stunning, rewarding book gives the reader a glimpse through the eyes of a boy suffering from mental illness.

HOLD TIGHT, DON'T LET GO

Hold Tight, Don't Let Go
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Author's Last Name: 
Wagner
Author's First Name: 
Laura Rose
Publisher: 
Abrams
Publication Date: 
2015

 Life changes dramatically for cousins Magdalie and Nadine after the 2010 Haitian earthquake, with the loss of their Manman and their home in an emotional story of loss, change, survival and hope.

GABI, A GIRL IN PIECES

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Author's Last Name: 
Quintero
Author's First Name: 
Isabel
Publisher: 
Cinco Puntos
Publication Month: 
October
Publication Date: 
2014

Gabi Hernandez chronicles the highs and lows of her senior year in high school: a best friend is pregnant, another has just come out and been kicked out, her father wrestles with a meth addiction and Gabi is just trying to figure out how to be enough. Mexican enough. Thin enough. And smart enough to know herself and express herself honestly.

TELL ME AGAIN HOW A CRUSH SHOULD FEEL

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Author's Last Name: 
Farizan
Author's First Name: 
Sara
Publisher: 
Algonquin
Publication Month: 
October
Publication Date: 
2014

No one, not even her Persian family, knows that Leila is a lesbian. This coming-of-age/coming-out story is notable for its warm and matter-of-fact portrayal of ethnicity, class and sexual orientation.

WE WERE LIARS

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Author's Last Name: 
Lockhart
Author's First Name: 
E.
Publisher: 
Delacorte
Publication Month: 
May
Publication Date: 
5/13/14

Cadence struggles to remember what happened her fifteenth summer two years ago when an accident occurred to change everything on her wealthy family’s private island off of Cape Cod. A captivating mystery.

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