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The Hate U Give
Author: Angie Thomas

YA fiction book, e-book, audiobook on cd, e-audiobook, and large print. After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died. Age: 14+

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Mommy’s Khimar
Author: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Child picture book. A young Muslim girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her mother, she also imagines herself as a queen, the sun, a superhero, and more. Age: 3-8.

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12 Christmas Wishes for My Dog
Author: Sarah Thompson

Adult Comedy. Having her dog taken away by an uptight landlord was heartbreaking for Laura. Willing to try anything to transform her life, and get her dog back, Laura follows her friend's suggestion. The life coach's unusual character makes Laura skeptical, especially when the coach tells Laura to make twelve wishes for a positive change in her life. She realizes that her wishes are sparking unforeseen circumstances, and must act quickly to get her life, and her dog, back before Christmas. Includes bonus features.

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Last Christmas
Author: Emma Thompson

Adult comedy - PG13. A young woman, who has been continuously unlucky, accepts a job as a department store elf at a year-round holiday shop. When Kate meets Tom on the job, her life takes a turn.

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Chalk
Author: Bill Thomson

An engaging wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.

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Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-up
Author: Melissa Thomson

Second-grader Keena Ford loves writing in her journal. One day, Keena accidentally leaves her journal in the apartment of her mean classmate Tiffany Harris. The next day, Tiffany informs Keena that she's read the journal and is going to tell all of Keena's secrets! Well, unless Keena does everything Tiffany says, of course.
 

Keena Ford series

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Round Is a Mooncake : A Book of Shapes
Author: Roseanne Thong

Child e-book. As a little girl discovers things round, square, and rectangular in her urban neighborhood, she is reminded of her Chinese American culture. Age: 2-7.

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Bad Santa
Author: Billy Bob Thornton

Adult comedy - R. Ill-mannered store Santa Willie Stokes is really a safecracker with a holiday tradition of making one big score every Christmas Eve with his clever elf--partner-in-crime Marcus. But this year's heist-fest could be completely foiled by a snoopy store manager, savvy mall detective, sexy Santa fan, and an innocent 8-year old misfit who thinks the intoxicated and felonious Willie is the real Santa he seeks.

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Bad Santa 2
Author: Billy Bob Thornton

Adult comedy - R. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is 'the kid,' chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. Sunny raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

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Honor girl : a graphic memoir
Author: Maggie Thrash

Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower for Girls, set deep in the heart of Appalachia. She's from Atlanta, she's never kissed a guy, she's into Backstreet Boys in a really deep way, and her long summer days are full of a pleasant, peaceful nothing . . . until one confounding moment. A split-second of innocent physical contact pulls Maggie into a gut-twisting love for an older, wiser, and most surprising of all (at least to Maggie), female counselor named Erin. But Camp Bellflower is an impossible place for a girl to fall in love with another girl, and Maggie's savant-like proficiency at the camp's rifle range is the only thing keeping her heart from exploding. When it seems as if Erin maybe feels the same way about Maggie, it's too much for both Maggie and Camp Bellflower to handle, let alone to understand.

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The Blacker the Berry : A Novel of Negro Life
Author: Wallace Thurman

Adult fiction e-book. Thurman's debut novel broke new ground as an exploration of issues of "colorism," intra-racial prejudice, and internalized racism in African American life. Its protagonist, the young Emma Lou Morgan, is simply "too dark" for a world in which every kind of advancement seems to require a light complexion. Seeking acceptance and opportunity, she moves from Idaho to California to New York. Harlem, the "city of surprises," is in many ways the novel's true subject, its low-down, licentious streets, glittering cabarets, and variegated cast of characters offering a rich backdrop for Emma Lou's ambivalent, picaresque progress. Age: Adult.

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A Name Earned
Author: Tim Tingle

"As the basketball playoffs draw near, Chocktaw teen Bobby Byington shares the legend of No Name with his teammates, who are dealing with family problems all too familiar to him."

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A name earned
Author: Tim Tingle

As the basketball playoffs draw near, Chocktaw teen Bobby Byington shares the legend of No Name with his teammates, who are dealing with family problems all too familiar to him.

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House of Purple Cedar
Author: Tim Tingle

A Choctaw tale of tragedy, white and Indians, good and evil, revenge and forgiveness, even humor and magic realism.

"The hour has come to speak of troubled times. It is time we spoke of Skullyville." Thus begins Rose Goode's story of her growing up in Indian Territory in pre-statehood Oklahoma. Skullyville, a once-thriving Choctaw community, was destroyed by land-grabbers, culminating in the arson on New Year's Eve, 1896, of New Hope Academy for Girls. Twenty Choctaw girls died, but Rose escaped. She is blessed by the presence of her grandmother Pokoni and her grandfather Amafo, both respected elders who understand the old ways. Soon after the fire, the white sheriff beats Amafo in front of the town's people, humiliating him. Instead of asking the Choctaw community to avenge the beating, her grandfather decides to follow the path of forgiveness. And so unwinds this tale of mystery, Indian-style magical realism, and deep wisdom. It's a world where backwoods spiritualism and Bible-thumping Christianity mix with bad guys; a one-legged woman shop-keeper, her oaf of a husband, herbal potions, and shape-shifting panthers rendering justice. Tim Tingle--a scholar of his nation's language, culture, and spirituality--tells Rose's story of good and evil with understanding and even laugh-out-loud Choctaw humor.

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How I Became a Ghost : A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story
Author: Tim Tingle

Child fiction. A Choctaw boy tells the story of his tribe's removal from the only land its people had ever known, and how their journey to Oklahoma led him to become a ghost--one with the ability to help those he left behind. Age: 9-12.

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How I Became a Ghost, Book 1: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story
Author: Tim Tingle

"A Choctaw boy tells the story of his tribe's removal from the only land its people had ever known, and how their journey to Oklahoma led him to become a ghost--one with the ability to help those he left behind."

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No more No Name
Author: Tim Tingle

Life is better for Choctaw teenager Bobby Byington as he returns to the basketball team, helps teammate Lloyd and neighbor Faye through some difficulties, and sees his family drawing close again.

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Saltypie : A Choctaw Journey from Darkness into Light
Author: Tim Tingle

Child nonfiction book. Stories of the author's Choctaw Indian family, centering particularly on his blind grandmother. Age: 8-11.

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Trust your name
Author: Tim Tingle

When the Choctaw Nation sponsors an all-Indian high school basketball team to compete in a summer tournament, the team includes Choctaw Bobby Byington and other Indian high school players from Eastern Oklahoma.

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When a Ghost Talks, Listen : A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story
Author: Tim Tingle

Child fiction book. "Ten-year-old Isaac, now a ghost, continues with his people as they walk the Choctaw Trail of Tears headed to Indian Territory in what will one day become Oklahoma. There have been surprises aplenty on their trek, but now Isaac and his three Choctaw comrades learn they can time travel--making for an unexpected adventure. The foursome heads back in time to Washington, D.C., to bear witness for Choctaw Chief Pushmataha who has come to the nation's capital at the invitation of Andrew Jackson."-- Provided by publisher. Age: 9+

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All These Monsters
Author: Amy Tintera

"A high-stakes sci-fi adventure about a teen girl who will do anything to escape her troubled home--even if that means joining a dangerous monster-fighting squad."

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Code Talker Stories
Author: Laura Tohe

"On these pages, the Navajo Code Talkers speak, in English and Navajo, about past and present. Laura Tohe, daughter of a Code Talker, interviewed many of the remaining Code Talkers, some of whom have since passed on. The Navajo language helped win World War II, and it lives on in this book, as the veterans truly share from their hearts, providing not only more battlefield details, but also revealing how their war experiences affected themselves and the following generations. Their children and grandchildren also speak about what it means to them today. Beautiful portraits accompany their words."

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The Hobbit
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Presents a dramatization of Tolkien's epic story concerning Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit. Baggins lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

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The Hobbit
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Child fiction book, e-book, audiobook on CD, and e-audiobook. The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish.

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Dear Primo : A Letter to My Cousin
Author: Duncan Tonatiuh

Child picture book, and e-book. Text in English with some Spanish. Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar. Age: 4-8.

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Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin
Author: Duncan. Tonatiuh

 
Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.

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Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Author: Duncan Tonatiuh

Child Nonfiction:

"Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California"-- publisher.

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Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation
Author: Duncan Tonatiuh

Child nonfiction book, e-book, video on DVD, e-video, and e-audiobook. Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California. Age: 6-9.

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The Princess and the Warrior
Author: Duncan Tonatiuh

Child nonfiction book, e-book, video on DVD, e-video, and e-audiobook. In one of Mexico's cherished legends, Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors, but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. Age: 6-9.

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Stef Soto, Taco Queen
Author: Jennifer Torres

Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are important and wonderful parts of her life.

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We Are Not From Here
Author: Jenny Torres Sanchez

Three teenage immigrants risk the trip from Guatemala through Mexico to the United States southern border in search of a better life.

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The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Author: Jessica Townsend

"A cursed child destined to die on her eleventh birthday is rescued and whisked away to a secret realm called Nevermoor and given the chance to compete for a place in a prestigious organization called the Wundrous Society"-- publisher.  Also available in large print.

Book 1, Nevermoor series

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The Hmong People and the Turtle
Author: Vangtou Xiong Toyed

Nonfiction child book. A Hmong tale that explains why turtles have shells. Age: 5-8.

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The Hmong People and the Turtle
Author: Vangtou Xiong Toyed

Nonfiction child book.  A Hmong tale that explains why turtles have shells. Age: 5-8.

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The Stepmother and the Three Children
Author: Vangtou Xiong Toyed

Child nonfiction book. A Hmong tale similar to Hansel and Gretel, but with a kinder ending. Age: 8-11.

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The Stepmother and the Three Children
Author: Vangtou Xiong Toyed

Child nonfiction book. A Hmong tale similar to Hansel and Gretel, but with a kinder ending. Age: 8-11.

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Three Hmong folktales: Ntsaum thiab ntxhw, Hmoob thiab vaub kib, Tub ntsuag thiab neeg muaj nyiag
Author: Vangtou Xiong X Toyed

Child nonfiction book. Text in Hmong. Alternate Titles: The Ant and the Elephant, The Hmong People and the Turtle, The Orphan and the Rich Boy. Age 8-11.

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Small things
Author: Mel Tregonning

An empowering wordless graphic picture book that gets to the heart of a young boy's anxiety and opens the way for dialogue about acceptance, vulnerability, and the universal experience of worry

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Monument : Poems : New and Selected
Author: Natasha D. Trethewey

Adult nonfiction. The author, a two-term U.S. poet laureate, uses verse to give witness to unsung icons such as working class African American women. Age: Adult.

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The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig
Author: Eugenios Trivizas

An altered or fractured version of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.

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An alphabet in bloom
Author: Nathalie Trovato, Nathalie

In this wordless alphabet book, children will explore the many places that plants grow, from the familiar to the fantastical. Readers will be enchanted by the colorful cut paper illustrations of Nathalie Trovato along their journey from A to Z.

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Whispers of the Wolf
Author: Pauline Ts'o

A young boy named Two Birds had found the abandoned wolf pup in a cave, and they had grown up together side by side. But now the wild wolves were calling and the young wolf yearned to be free. Would Two Birds release his companion back into the wild? Set around 500 years ago among the Pueblo Indians of the desert Southwest. Age: 3-8

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As Fast As Words Could Fly
Author: Pamela Tuck

Child Fiction:

"A thirteen-year-old African American boy in 1960s Greenville, North Carolina, uses his typing skills to make a statement as part of the Civil Rights movement. Based on true events. Includes author's note"-- publisher.

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As Fast As Words Could Fly
Author: Pamela M. Tuck

In North Carolina in the 1960s, Mason becomes one of the first black teens to attend an all-white school.

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Press Here
Author: Herve Tullet

This creative picture book instructs the reader on how to interact with the illustrations.

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Mailing May
Author: Michael Tunnell

Because her family cannot afford to buy her a train ticket to her grandmother's town, May gets "mailed" and safely rides the mail car on the train to see her beloved grandmother. (Historical fiction from 1914)

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Alone together : why we expect more from technology and less from each other
Author: Sherry Turkle

In "Alone Together," MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives. It's a nuanced exploration of what we are looking for--and sacrificing--in a world of electronic companions and social networking tools, and an argument that, despite the hand-waving of today's self-described prophets of the future, it will be the next generation who will chart the path between isolation and connectivity.

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Three Times Lucky
Author: Sheila Turnage

Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

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The Lesson
Author: Cadwell Turnbull

An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath. This has led to a strained relationship between the Ynaa and the local Virgin Islanders and a peace that cannot last.

A year after the death of a young boy at the hands of an Ynaa, three families find themselves at the center of the inevitable conflict, witnesses and victims to events that will touch everyone and teach a terrible lesson.

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Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home
Author: Toko-pa Turner

"Most of us think of belonging as a place outside of ourselves, that if we keep searching for, that maybe one day we'll find it. But what if belonging isn't a place at all, but a set of skills, or competencies, that we in modern times have lost or forgotten. In Belonging, Toko-pa explores the origins of our estrangement, how that alienation affects the choices we make as individuals, and as a culture, and what are those skills to which we can apprentice ourselves, to restore a sense of belonging in our lives, and in our world."--Author's website.

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