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      The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry

      by Danna Smith

      Jul 2017

      Nonfiction Early Elementary

      Picture Books
      Gentle verse and sweeping, majestic artwork set imaginations soaring in this handsome and illuminating ode to the ancient art of falconry. Author's note. Suggestions for further reading and information. Index. Full-color illustrations done in acrylic gouache.

      Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

      by Lawrence Goldstone

      Jul 2017

      Nonfiction Middle

      Middle Grade
      Higher, Steeper, Faster takes readers inside the world of the brave men and women who popularized flying through their deadly stunts and paved the way for modern aviation. Time line and topics for further study. Glossary. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Black-and-white diagrams, period photographs, and reproductions.

      Beck

      by Mal Peet

      Jul 2017

      Mature Young Adults Plus

      Young Adult
      Born of a brief encounter between a Liverpool prostitute and an African soldier in 1907, Beck finds himself orphaned as a young boy and sent overseas to the Catholic Brothers in Canada.

      Round

      by Joyce Sidman

      Jun 2017

      Pre-Kindergarten Plus

      Picture Books
      Whimsical and imaginative, this poetic ode to all that is round and full of wonder inspires curiosity and wonder for this (round) little Earth we call home. Further information on why so many things in nature are round. Full-color mixed media illustrations with printed texture.

      Bang

      by Barry Lyga

      Jun 2017

      Young Adults

      Young Adult
      Sebastian Cody did something horrible, something no one—not even Sebastian himself—can forgive. At the age of four, he accidentally shot and killed his infant sister.

      Radio Silence

      by Alice Oseman

      Jun 2017

      Young Adults Plus

      Young Adult
      In a world determined to shut them up, knock them down, and set them on a cookie cutter life path, Frances and Aled struggle to find their voices over the course of one life-changing year. Excerpt from author's debut novel, Solitaire.

      Bull

      by David Elliott

      Jun 2017

      High-Interest High Plus

      Young Adult
      David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur for a new generation. Author's notes about the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur and the poetic forms used.

      Gorilla Dawn

      by Gill Lewis

      May 2017

      Advanced Readers Plus

      Middle Grade
      Two children captured by a band of rebel soldiers in the Congo vow to protect an orphaned gorilla baby in this powerful, thought-provoking, and vividly compelling novel. Letter from the author. Black-and-white illustrations.

      Train I Ride

      by Paul Mosier

      May 2017

      Advanced Readers

      Middle Grade
      Rydr is on a train heading east, leaving California. Her gramma can't take care of her anymore, so she's traveling to Chicago to live with a relative she's never met.

      Gem & Dixie

      by Sara Zarr

      May 2017

      Young Adults

      Young Adult
      Gem & Dixie is a deep, nuanced, and gorgeously written story about the complex relationship between two sisters from a broken home.

      Flame in the Mist

      by Renee Ahdieh

      May 2017

      Fantasy/Science Fiction High Plus

      Young Adult
      The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands.

      Strange the Dreamer

      by Laini Taylor

      May 2017

      High-Interest High Plus

      Young Adult
      The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly.
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