The Princess Diaries by Meg CabotFourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne.
Publication Date: 2000-09-19
Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones"For the first time ever--a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson. He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters he created: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird."
Publication Date: 2013-09-24
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My Sister's Keeper by Jodi PicoultConcieved to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenager Kate begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body.
Publication Date: 2005-02-01
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeClick for more information on this titleTitlePeek™
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An evocative story of friendship set against the backdrop of a nineteenth-century China in which women suffered from foot binding, isolation, and illiteracy follows an elderly woman and her companion as they communicate their hopes, dreams, joys, and tragedies through a unique secret language.
Publication Date: 2006-02-21
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Dumplin by Julie MurphySixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir"Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire's greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution"--