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The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How Toys Become Real
Author: Margery Bianco

By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real.  (2012 Picture book version)

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Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout
Author: V.T. Bidania

Child early chapter book. Astrid is afraid of the dark and doesn't want to go on her family camping trip. But her twin brother, Apollo, is excited. When they encounter scary things such as crawly bugs and the creepy dark, Apollo helps his twin through them. And when they encounter the scariest thing of all, Astrid might just be the one to save the starry campout. Age: 6-8.

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Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout
Author: V.T. Bidania

Child early chapter book. Astrid is afraid of the dark and doesn't want to go on her family camping trip. But her twin brother, Apollo, is excited. When they encounter scary things such as crawly bugs and the creepy dark, Apollo helps his twin through them. And when they encounter the scariest thing of all, Astrid might just be the one to save the starry campout. Age: 6-8.

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The Crayon Man: the True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons
Author: Natascha Biebow

"Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys."-- publisher.

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Double exposure
Author: Bridget Birdsall

Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas starts school in a new state with a new identity--as a girl--but a bully on the basketball court threatens to reveal that Alyx is an intersex person, which could disqualify Alyx and the team from playing in the state championship game.

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The Penderwick : A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Author: Jeanne Birdsall

While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

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Cold day in the sun
Author: Sara L. Biren

Holland Delviss, the only girl on the boys' high school hockey team, is forced to confront gender role expectations and her self-doubts when she is selected to be featured during HockeyFest and finds herself falling for her bossy team co-captain.

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Broadway Joe
Author: Pete Birle

  • "Before Broadway Joe Namath guaranteed victory for his New York Jets over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, he had second thoughts. Never one to lack for confidence, will Namath's self-belief fade? Or will our three main characters, with an assist from their magic locker, convince him to stand by his victory promise?"--publisher.
  • Series:  Magic Locker Adventure Book 3

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The World According to Humphrey
Author: Betty Birney

Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.  

Also available in Spanish language: El mundo de acuerdo a Humphrey/ Betty G. Birney

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The World According to Humphrey
Author: Betty Birney

Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.
 

Humphrey series

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The Bad Guys
Author: Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys--Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha--want to be heroes. They decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.

 

Book 1, Bad Guys series

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Doll Bones
Author: Holly Black

Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

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The Cruel Prince
Author: Holly Black

"Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King. To win a place at the Court, she must defy him - and face the consequences. In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself"--FantasticFiction.com.

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Hello Lighthouse
Author: Sophie Blackall

"Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out to sea through shifting seasons, changeable weather, and the tenure of its final keeper."-- publisher.

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Jinx
Author: Sage Blackwood

A young boy named Jinx encounters magic and danger as he grows up in the deep, dark forest known as the Urwald and discovers that the world beyond--and within--the Urwald is more complex than he could imagine.

Book 1, Jinx series

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Anna Dressed in Blood
Author: Kendare Blake

For three years, seventeen-year-old Cas Lowood has carried on his father's work of dispatching the murderous dead, traveling with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat, but everything changes when he meets Anna, a girl unlike any ghost he has faced before.

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Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet
Author: Megan Frazer Blakemore

Frankie Sparks, the self-proclaimed "best inventor in the third grade," does research and creates a tool to try to persuade her classmates that a rat would make the best class pet.

Frankie Sparks series

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A Splendid, Friend, Indeed
Author: Suzanne Bloom

When a studious polar bear meets an inquisitive goose, they learn to be friends.

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Blubber
Author: Judy Blume

In this classic book by Judy Blume, an overweight girl, Linda, is mercilessly teased and humiliated — and no one stands up for her. For ages 9-12

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Superfudge
Author: Judy Blume

Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother Fudge.
 

Fudge series

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Where’s Rodney?
Author: Carmen Bogan

Child picture book. Rodney was inside, but always wanted to be outside. His class takes a field trip to the park. Age: 4-8.

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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man
Author: Tonya Bolden

Child nonfiction book. Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) is best known for the telling of his own emancipation. But there is much more to Douglass's story than his time spent enslaved and his famous autobiography. Facing Frederick captures the whole complicated, and at times perplexing, person that he was. Statesman, suffragist, writer, and newspaperman, this book focuses on Douglass the man rather than the historical icon. Age: 9-12.

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Saving Savannah
Author: Tonya Bolden

YA fiction book, and e-audiobook. Savannah Riddle feels suffocated by her life as the daughter of an upper class African American family in Washington, D.C., until she meets a working-class girl named Nella who introduces her to the suffragette and socialist movements and to her politically active cousin Lloyd. Age: 13+

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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019
Author: Richard N. Bolles

"With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2019, tailoring Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work—and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job."

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What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Resumes
Author: Richard N. Bolles

The first resume book from the What Color Is Your Parachute? career guru Richard Bolles. "Resumes get an average of eight seconds of attention before going in the trash--or getting on the shortlist. That's just one of the findings reported here, as legendary career expert Richard N. Bolles presents new research about resumes in a guide that summarizes everything job-hunters and career-changers need to know about this essential tool. This timely resource features the latest research on important resume topics such as key words, soft skills, scanning software, social media, and online posting. Bolles argues that on the basis of what we now know, we need to rethink what a resume is--and how it should be written. He details the words that must be avoided, and the words that must be used, on a resume that wins you interviews. This slim volume distills a huge amount of information down to its very essence. Armed with tips and shortcuts based on the author's decades of experience, you can craft a resume and cover letter that will stand out to your dream employers--and increase your chances of getting interviews and landing jobs."

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Racism without Racists : Color-blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
Author: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Adult nonfiction book, and e-audiobook. Discusses the persisting racial inequality in the United States and challenges color-blinding thinking. Age: Adult.

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Tyrell
Author: Coe Booth

YA fiction e-book. Fifteen-year-old Tyrell, who is living in a Bronx homeless shelter with his spaced-out mother and his younger brother, tries to avoid temptation so he does not end up in jail like his father. Age: 14+

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The white book
Author: Silvia Borando

As a boy paints a room, he finds little surprises coming from the colored part of the wall.

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Baby Chickens
Author: Megan Borgert-Spaniol

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby chickens to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--from series Blastoff! Readers. 1, Super Cute!

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Petals
Author: Gustavo Borges

A wordless comic that tells the story of a family of foxes whose life is transformed by the arrival of a strange visitor during a harsh winter.

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Deepening community: finding joy together in chaotic times
Author: Paul Born

Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. But in the chaos of modern life, community ties have become unraveled, leaving many feeling afraid or alone in the crowd, grasping at shallow substitutes for true community.

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Cracked
Author: Michele Bossley

  • When someone sabotages Courtney's brother's bobsled just as he is trying to qualify for Nationals, Trevor, Nick, Courtney and Robyn are determined to find out who did it, and why.

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The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop
Author: David Bowers

A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you had them. Features practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-stp instructions and illustrations, relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. There's a kitchen crash course. Sewing 101. Housecare tips. Plus, in shop, the tools that everyone should have, and dozens of cool projects that teach fundamental techniques, from making a bookshelf to re-wiring a lamp.

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24 Hours in Nowhere
Author: Dusti Bowling

Child fiction book, and e-audiobook. Welcome to Nowhere, Arizona, the least livable town in the United States. For Gus, a bright 13-year-old with dreams of getting out and going to college, life there is made even worse by Bo Taylor, Nowhere’s biggest, baddest bully. When Bo tries to force Gus to eat a dangerously spiny cactus, Rossi Scott, one of the best racers in Nowhere, comes to his rescue—but in return she has to give Bo her prized dirt bike. Determined to buy it back, Gus agrees to go searching for gold in Dead Frenchman Mine, joined by his old friends Jessie Navarro and Matthew Dufort, and Rossi herself. As they hunt for treasure, narrowly surviving everything from cave-ins to mountain lions, they bond over shared stories of how hard life in Nowhere is—and they realize this adventure just may be their way out.

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24 Hours in Nowhere
Author: Dusti Bowling

Welcome to Nowhere, Arizona, the least livable town in the United States. For Gus, a bright 13-year-old with dreams of getting out and going to college, life there is made even worse by Bo Taylor, Nowhere's biggest, baddest bully. When Bo tries to force Gus to eat a dangerously spiny cactus, Rossi Scott, one of the best racers in Nowhere, comes to his rescue--but in return she has to give Bo her prized dirt bike. Determined to buy it back, Gus agrees to go searching for gold in Dead Frenchman Mine, joined by his old friends Jessie Navarro and Matthew Dufort, and Rossi herself. As they hunt for treasure, narrowly surviving everything from cave-ins to mountain lions, they bond over shared stories of how hard life in Nowhere is--and they realize this adventure just may be their way out.

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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Author: Dusti Bowling

Aven Green was born without arms--so when her dad takes a job running a dying western theme park in Arizona, she knows she'll become the center of unwanted attention at her new school. But she bonds with Connor, a classmate with his own disability to conquer. Then they discover a room at the park that holds bigger secrets than Aven ever could have imagined. Can Aven face her fears, solve a mystery, and help her friend, too?

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Fire Trucks
Author: Chris Bowman

Blastoff! readers.  Mighty machines in action series

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to fire trucks. Intended for students... through third grade"-- publisher.

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Fire Trucks
Author: Chris Bowman

In this Blastoff Reader book "relevant images match informative text in this introduction to fire trucks"-- publisher.  Blastoff! readers. 2, Mighty machines in action.

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This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality
Author: Jo Ann Allen Boyce

Child nonfiction book, and e-book. “In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. This is the heartbreaking and relatable story of her four months thrust into the national spotlight and as a trailblazer in history. Based on original research and interviews and featuring backmatter with archival materials and notes from the authors on the co-writing process."-- Provided by publisher. Age: 10+

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This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality
Author: Jo Ann Allen Boyce

Child nonfiction book, and e-book. “In 1956, one year before federal troops escorted the Little Rock 9 into Central High School, fourteen year old Jo Ann Allen was one of twelve African-American students who broke the color barrier and integrated Clinton High School in Tennessee. This is the heartbreaking and relatable story of her four months thrust into the national spotlight and as a trailblazer in history. Based on original research and interviews and featuring backmatter with archival materials and notes from the authors on the co-writing process."-- Provided by publisher. Age: 10-12.

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I Wrote You a Note
Author: Lizi Boyd

Simple text follows the path of a wayward note as each animal, Turtle, Duck, Spider, and many more, find it and use it for their own purposes.

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Adulthood for Beginners
Author: Andy Boyle

It's no secret that being a grown-up can be hard. Most people spend a decade or more figuring out the unwritten rules of life through trial and error (mostly error). Does Andy Boyle have everything figured out? No. But the honest and good-natured advice in this genuinely helpful book will help any newly minted adult get through the hard parts faster, guaranteed. (Note: sorry, not literally guaranteed.) Topics include: * The A**hole Test * "Friend Zone," "Adulting," and Other Things to Stop Saying * Should I Get Back with My Ex? (Spoiler: No) * Networking Like a Not Gross Person * Failing Isn't Failure, and Other Mostly Good Rules to Live By * Don't Be Creepy Perfect for anyone who's ready to graduate into adulthood, or at least out of their mom's basement.

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Brave Molly
Author: Brooke Boynton-Hughes

In this story without words, Molly must overcome her fear of the shadowy monsters that only she can see in order to return a lost book, and so make a new friend.

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Radical acceptance : embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha
Author: Tara Brach

Combining the principles of psychotherapy with the teachings of Buddhism, this guide explains how to eliminate the personal conflicts and feelings of not being good enough that can cause such problems as addiction, overwork, and perfectionism.

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The Benefits of Being an Octopus
Author: Ann Braden

Seventh-grader Zoey Albro focuses on caring for three younger siblings and avoiding rich classmates at school until her fascination with octopuses gets her on the debate team and she begins to speak out.

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The Benefits of Being an Octopus
Author: Ann Braden

Child fiction book, e-book, and e-audiobook. Seventh-grader Zoey Albro focuses on caring for three younger siblings and avoiding rich classmates at school until her fascination with octopuses gets her on the debate team and she begins to speak out.

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Call me by my name
Author: John Ed. Bradley

Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, where segregation and prejudice still thrive, two high school football players, one white, one black, become friends, but some changes are too difficult to accept.

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Author: Alan Bradley

Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, must exonerate her father of murder. Armed with more than enough knowledge to tie two distant deaths together and examine new suspects, she begins a search that will lead her all the way to the King of England himself.

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The War That Saved My Life
Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute, she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure for Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother?

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Trapped in a Video Game
Author: Dustin Brady

After getting sucked in the new game Full Blast with his friend Eric, Jesse starts to see the appeal of being in the game, but pretty soon, a mysterious figure begins following Eric and Jesse, and they discover they cannot leave the game.  

Book 1, Trapped in a Video Game series

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