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Crayola Fall Colors - JNF
Falling leaves, round pumpkins, crisp apples-- colors are everywhere in fall! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of fall? What can you create with the colors of fall? Encourage readers to create fall-inspired art and discover the colors around them through bright photos and lively text.
Not Now, Not Ever - YA
Seventeen year old Elliot does not want to join the Air Force like the rest of her family, so she packs up her determination, her favorite Octavia Butler novels, and her Jordans, and runs away to summer camp. Specifically, a cutthroat academic-decathlon-like competition for a full scholarship to Rayevich College--the only college with a Science Fiction Literature program, and her dream school. She's also going to start over as Ever Lawrence: a new name for her new beginning. She's excited to spend her summer with the other nerds, like her socially-awkward roommate with neon-yellow hair, and a boy who seriously writes on a typewriter and is way cuter than is comfortable. The only problem with her excellent plan to secretly win the scholarship and a ticket to her future: her golden-child, super-genius cousin Isaiah has had the same idea, and has shown up at Rayevich smugly ready to steal her dreams and expose her fraud.
The Witch Boy (Graphic Novel) - JF
In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family and be truly himself.
Little Bigfoot, Big City - JF
After discovering that she is not human, twelve-year-old Alice Mayfair is on a mission to find out who and what she is, but she must do it alone because her best friend Millie Maximus, an undersized Bigfoot who lives in the forest near Alice's school in upstate New York, is focused on fulfilling her dream to sing for a nationally televised talent competition.
The Getaway - JF
With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?
All About Mia - YA
When her seemingly perfect sister Grace comes home with a shocking announcement, Mia hopes that it's finally Grace's turn to get into trouble, but instead it's Mia whose life spirals out of control -- boozing, boys and bad behaviour -- and she starts to realize that her attempts to make it 'All About Mia' might put at risk the very things she loves the most.