|The Unseemly Education of Anne Merchant, Joanna Wiebe
From the moment Anne Merchant arrives at Cania Christy, a boarding school for the wealthiest teens, she has questions that remain unanswered, including why everything is a competition to be valedictorian and what mysterious reward comes with that title.
|And We Stay, Jenny Hubbard
Sent to an Amherst, Massachusetts, boarding school after her ex-boyfriend shoots himself, seventeen-year-old Emily expresses herself through poetry as she relives their relationship, copes with her guilt, and begins to heal.
|Roomies, Sara ZarrWhile living very different lives on opposite coasts, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth and eighteen-year-old Lauren become acquainted by email the summer before they begin rooming together as freshmen at UC-Berkeley.|
|The Long, Long Line, Tomoko Ohmura
A little bird keeps order as fifty different animals wait in a slow-moving single file line in a surprising place.
|Mysterious Traveler, Mal Peet
Rescuing a baby girl found in an African cave, desert guide Issa raises the child and establishes a loving bond that is threatened by a visiting stranger who wears a medallion matching the one worn by the girl.
|The First Drawing, Mordicai Gerstein
Thirty thousand years ago, an imaginative child sees the shapes of animals in clouds and on the walls of the cave he shares with his family, but no one else can see them until he makes the world’s first drawing. Includes author’s note on cave drawings.
|Captain Phillips, HB 19037
The story of Captain Richard Phillips, who was captured and held hostage by Somalian pirates after the hijacking of his ship, Maersk Alabama. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.
|Enough Said, RO 19025
A divorced woman pursues a man she likes only to discover he is the ex-husband of her new friend.
|Blue Jasmine, CO 19072
When her life falls apart, socialite Jasmine moves to San Francisco to stay with her sister. Available on Blu-ray and DVD.