Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina by Michaela DePrince
BIOGRAPHY JNF DEPRINCE
The memoir of Michaela DePrince, who lived the first few years of her life in war-torn Sierra Leone until being adopted by an American family. Now seventeen, she is one of the premiere ballerinas in the United States.
Here to Stay by Sara Farizan
When a cyberbully sends the entire high school a picture of basketball hero Bijan Majidi, photo-shopped to look like a terrorist, the school administration promises to find and punish the culprit…but Bijan just wants to pretend the incident never happened and move on.
Running with Lions by Julian Winters
Bloomington High School Lions' star goalie Sebastian Hughes should be excited about his senior year. His teammates are amazing, and he's got a coach who doesn't ask anyone to hide their sexuality. But when his estranged childhood-best-friend Emir Shah shows up at summer training camp, Sebastian realizes the team's success may end up in the hands of the one guy who hates him.