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On the Edge of Gone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Duyvis, Corinne
Call Number:
YP F Duyvis
Description:

In 2034, a comet is due to hit the Earth within the hour. Denise, sixteen years old and autistic, must try to find her missing sister and help her neglectful, undependable mother safely aboard a spaceship.

Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tobia, Jacob
Call Number:
305.30973 T6298s 2019
Description:

As a child in North Carolina, Jacob Tobia wasn’t the wrong gender. Barbies and bugs? Getting muddy and princess dresses? Jacob wanted it all.

That Deadman Dance
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scott, Kim
Call Number:
F Scott
Description:

As Australian settlers come into contact with the Noongar people of Western Australia, young Bobby Wabalanginy befriends the new arrivals and helps them to establish their colony, until conflicts gradually begin to arise.

Transcendent Kingdom
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gyasi, Yaa
Call Number:
F Gyasi
Description:

Gifty seeks to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her, including in her Ghanaian immigrant family, ravaged by depression, addiction, and grief.

Untamed
Artist/Author/Cast:
Doyle, Glennon
Call Number:
306.893 D7544u 2020
Description:

While speaking at a conference, Glennon Doyle noticed a woman enter the room. She heard her mind say: There. She. Is. Those words led her to restore her individual desire, intuition, and imagination.

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