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More New Books!

posted Nov 16, 2015, 4:46 AM by Central Library

Please see below our collection of new, donated books from a wonderful anonymous donor...

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Conviction     
     Call #: FIC GIL Gilbert, Kelly Loy.
 Published 2015
 Summary: "A small-town boy questions everything he holds to be true when his father is accused of murder"--Provided by publisher.
 
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Dime     
     Call #: FIC FRA Frank, E. R.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Fourteen-year-old Dime, a foster child in Newark, New Jersey, finds love and family as a prostitute, but when her pimp rejects her for a new girl, will Dime have the strength to leave?
 
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Either the beginning or the end of the world     
     Call #: FIC FAR Farish, Terry.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Sofie, sixteen, lives alone with her father, a Scottish fisherman, on New Hampshire's coast and is not prepared for the return of her pregnant mother, a Cambodian immigrant, or for the forbidden relationship she has begun with a young Army medic back from Afghanistan.

 
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FDR and the American crisis     
     Call #: 973.9 MAR Marrin, Albert.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Looks at the life and career of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the thirty-second President of the United States.
 
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Finding Audrey     
     Call #: FIC KIN Kinsella, Sophie.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.
 
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Full cicada moon     
     Call #: FIC HIL Hilton, Marilyn.
 Published 2015
 Summary: In 1969 twelve-year-old Mimi and her family move to an all-white town in Vermont, where Mimi's mixed-race background and interest in "boyish" topics like astronomy make her feel like an outsider.
 
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Mechanica     
     Call #: FIC COR Cornwell, Betsy.
 Published 2015
Summary: "A retelling of Cinderella about an indomitable inventor-mechanic who finds her prince but realizes she doesn't want a fairy tale happy ending after all"--
 
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The prisoners of Breendonk : personal histories from a World War II concentration camp     
     Call #: 940.53 DEE Deem, James M.
 Published 2015
 Summary: "This absorbing and captivating nonfiction account (with never-before-published photographs) offers readers an in-depth anthropological and historical look into the lives of those who suffered and survived Breendonk concentration camp during the Holocaust of World War II"--Provided by publisher.

 
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The rest of us just live here     
     Call #: FIC NES Ness, Patrick, 1971-
 Published 2015
 Summary: "What if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?"--Publisher.

 
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The scorpion rules     
     Call #: FIC BOW Bow, Erin.
 Series: Prisoners of peace
 Published 2015
 Summary: "Greta is a duchess and crown princess--and a hostage to peace. This is how the game is played: if you want to rule, you must give one of your children as a hostage. Go to war and your hostage dies. Greta will be free if she can survive until her eighteenth birthday..."--Dust jacket.

 
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The thing about jellyfish : a novel     
     Call #: FIC BEN Benjamin, Ali.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend's death.
 
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Tommy : the gun that changed America     
     Call #: 683.4 BLU Blumenthal, Karen.
 Published 2015
 Summary: Presents the history of the Thompson submachine gun, discussing its development by John Taliaferro Thompson and its use in World War II and by gangsters including Al Capone and John Dillinger.
 
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Vengeance road     
     Call #: FIC BOW Bowman, Erin.
 Published 2015
 Summary: "When her father is killed by the notorious Rose Riders for a mysterious journal that reveals the secret location of a gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson disguises herself as a boy and takes to the gritty plains looking for answers--and justice"--Provided by publisher.

 
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We are all made of molecules     
     Call #: FIC NIE Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin, 1964-
 Published 2015
 Summary: Thirteen-year-old brilliant but socially-challenged Stewart and mean-girl Ashley must find common ground when, two years after Stewart's mother died, his father moves in with his new girlfriend--Ashley's mother, whose gay ex-husband lives in their guest house.

 
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Whippoorwill     
     Call #: FIC MON Monninger, Joseph.
 Published 2015
 Summary: In rural New Hampshire, sixteen-year-old Clair Taylor and her neighbor, eighteen-year-old Danny Stewart, fall into an unlikely relationship as they work together to save Wally, a loveable, but mistreated dog kept chained in a junk-filled yard by Danny's cruel father.