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". . . stirringly portray[s] the ongoing fight for Native American recognition and rights."—School Library Journal, starred review

". . . emphasize[s] contemporary strength, community, and joy. An emphatic, triumphant declaration: 'WE ARE STILL HERE!'"—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

". . . a perfect introduction for those too young for Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Debbie Reese, and Jean Mendoza’s An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People (2019)."—Booklist, starred review

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Hanna and Andreas have got to get out of East Germany. The teens hatch a daring plan: swim thirty-six miles from their hometown of Rostock to the West German town of Fehmarn. Their grueling twenty-five-hour journey is fraught with danger: hypothermia, jellyfish, a violent summer storm, and the constant threat of being caught by Soviet patrols. Will they find the freedom they so desperately seek, or will the weight of their pasts drag them down?

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A riveting autobiography from the international ballet star who didn't let displacement, disownment, or death threats stop him from pursuing his dream.

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"[a] life-changing, emotionally expansive journey."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[A] gorgeous story about claiming home where we are loved."—Foreword Reviews, starred review

". . . plainspoken and pitch-perfect. . . An emotionally resonant picture book."—Booklist, starred review

". . . deeply touching . . ."—Shelf Awareness, starred review

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A Schneider Family Book Award winner!

Ricky Bloom will do whatever it takes to get the hell out of middle school—even if it means changing the person she's become.

This brilliantly funny, foulmouthed #ownvoices story of chronic illness, messy post-divorce families, and teen romance will resonate with anybody who fights to keep it together when everything, even their own body, is falling apart.

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Join Jeff Belanger, host of the Emmy-nominated PBS show New England Legends, on a journey of grief and healing.

"An honest and affirming tale of embracing the unknown and the transformative power of nature, Jeff’s journey is an invitation to all of us to get outside our comfort zone, see the world, and let it change us.”"—Josh Gates, Explorer, Host of Discovery's Expedition Unknown

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