The Inferior by Peadar O’Guilin In a world where hunting and cannibalism are necessary for survival, something is going terribly wrong as even the globes on the roof of the world are fighting but one young man begins to envision new possibilities.
November 6th, 2008
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The Smile by Donna Jo Napoli In Renaissance Italy, Elisabetta longs for romance, and when Leonardo da Vinci introduces her to Guiliano de Medici, whose family rules Florence but is about to be deposed, she has no inkling of the romance–and sorrow–that will ensue.
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Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.
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Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena Sixteen-year-old Danny searches for his identity amidst the confusion of being half-Mexican and half-white while spending a summer with his cousin and new friends on the baseball fields and back alleys of San Diego County, California.