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      Blood Water Paint

      by Joy McCullough

      Apr 2018

      Mature Young Adults Plus

      Historical Fiction for Youth
      Rome, 1600s. After her mother dies, twelve-year-old Artemisia Gentileschi suddenly has a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint. She chooses paint. Afterword. Black-and-white artwork reproduction.

      Like Vanessa

      by Tami Charles

      Mar 2018

      Advanced Readers

      Historical Fiction for Youth
      Middle graders will laugh and cry with thirteen-year-old Vanessa Martin as she tries to be like Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America, by reluctantly entering the school beauty pageant. The history behind Vanessa Williams’s Miss America win.

      Before She Was Harriet

      by Lesa Cline-Ransome

      Feb 2018

      Nonfiction Early Elementary

      Diverse Picture Books: 2018
      An evocative poem and richly colored paintings celebrate the diverse accomplishments of Harriet Tubman, as revealed by her many names.

      Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands

      by Susan Goldman Rubin

      Feb 2018

      Biography Middle Plus

      Diverse Nonfiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
      This biography of Maya Lin recounts her struggle to stick with her vision of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, to the works she has since created.

      The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

      by Colin Meloy

      Feb 2018

      Upper Elementary & Junior High Plus

      Historical Fiction for Youth
      The young son of an American diplomat joins a secret society of pickpockets in Marseille.

      Forest of a Thousand Lanterns: A Rise of the Empress Novel

      by Julie C. Dao

      Jan 2018

      Fantasy/Science Fiction High Plus

      Diverse Fiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
      Set in the mystical Far East, this reimagining of The Evil Queen legend is about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress—and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny.

      Bobby Lee Claremont and the Criminal Element

      by Jeannie Mobley

      Jan 2018

      Mystery/Adventure Elementary Plus

      Incredible Journeys in Middle Grade Novels
      All aboard for a fast-paced, Jazz Age–era murder mystery set aboard a Chicago-bound train!

      The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

      by Mackenzi Lee

      Oct 2017

      Mature Young Adults Plus

      Historical Fiction for Youth
      Henry Montague was born to be a gentleman, but even the finest boarding schools in England haven't been able to tame his roguish passions for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men. Author's note on historical accuracy.

      It All Comes Down to This

      by Karen English

      Sep 2017

      Advanced Readers

      Historical Fiction for Youth
      Los Angeles 1965:When riots erupt in nearby Watts and a friend is unfairly arrested, Sophie learns that life—and her own place in it—is even more complicated than she'd once thought.

      The Lines We Cross

      by Randa Abdel-Fattah

      Aug 2017

      Young Adults Plus

      Religion & Spirituality
      Michael's parents drag him to rallies held by their anti-immigrant group which make sense to him until he meets Mina,a Muslim refugee from Afghanistan.

      City of Saints & Thieves

      by Natalie C. Anderson

      Mar 2017

      Young Adults Plus

      Diverse Fiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
      Tina's investigation into her mother's murder takes readers through the seedy underbelly of Sangui City and the dangerous jungles of Congo. Author's note. Glossary.
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