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Big Jo Comic Review

Jo is a teenage girl who happens to be on the larger end of the weight spectrum. Some people like to bother and bully her for it, but she refuses to let herself be walked on and instead fights back. 228 more words

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Karma Khullar's Mustache

Title: Karma Khullar’s Mustache
Author: Kristi Wientge
Series: N/A
Recommended for: grades 5 – 7
Pages: 272
Call Number/Link:  J Fiction Wientge (we don’t have this yet/it comes out in Aug, but I’ll ask Janet to order it!) 238 more words


Falling Over Sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick

Claire’s eighth grade year is off to a rough start. Her two best friends have been moved up to the high school dance classes without her, in band Ryder won’t stop giving her a hard time about beating her out for first chair (which she didn’t even want in the first place), the mean girl in class starts off the year by mocking (in that way where the words are a compliment, but the tone definitely isn’t), and all her teachers (and sometimes her parents) compare her to her over achieving older brother.  55 more words

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Title:  Short
Author: Holly Goldberg Sloan
Recommended for: 5th grade and up
Pages: 304
Call Number/Link: Short

Synopsis: Julia is very short for her age, but by the end of the summer run of The Wizard of Oz, she’ll realize how big she is inside, where it counts. 176 more words


Milo and Jazz Mysteries The Case of the Poisoned Pig

Title: The Milo & Jazz Mysteries- The Case of the Poisoned Pig

Author: Lewis B. Montgomery

Series: The Milo & Jazz Mysteries

Recommended for: grades 2nd – 5th… 100 more words


Hanif Shahzad

Hanif Shahzad is a senior painter best known for his cityscape paintings of Karachi. The artist has participated in a number of exhibitions and enjoys immense popularity amongst art collectors. 57 more words