Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?
Super Jake and the King of Chaos by Naomi Milliner
Escaping into the world of illusions to cope with the stress of his overworked parents and his special-needs brother's hospital visits, 11-year-old Ethan becomes a finalist in a junior magic competition before his brother's dangerous illness extends beyond what magic can fix.
Mission To Space by John Herrington
SCIENCE SPACE JNF HER
Go on a Mission to Space with Chickasaw astronaut John Herrington, as he shares his flight on the space shuttle Endeavour and his thirteen-day mission to the international Space Station. Learn what it takes to train for space flight, see the tasks he completed in space, and join him on his spacewalk 220 miles above the earth
The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan
Hoping to hide her authentic self from her conservative Muslim parents until she can depart for college, 17-year-old Rukhsana is caught kissing her girlfriend and whisked away to Bangladesh, where she fights an arranged marriage by consulting the wisdom she finds in her grandmother's diary.
Fire Starters by Jen Storm
GRAPHIC TEEN FIRE
Looking for a little mischief after finding an old flare gun, Ron and Ben suddenly find themselves in trouble when the local gas bar on Agamiing Reserve goes up in flames, and they are wrongly accused of arson by the sheriff's son. As the investigation goes forward, community attitudes are revealed, and the truth slowly comes to light.
Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
uliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn't sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But Juliet has a plan, sort of, one that's going to help her figure out this whole "Puerto Rican lesbian" thing. Will Juliet be able to figure out her life over the course of one magical summer? Is that even possible? With more questions than answers, Juliet takes on Portland, Harlowe, and most importantly, herself.
The World Doesn't Require You: Stories by Rion Amilcar Scott
A collection of short stories set in fictional Cross River, Maryland includes the tales of a struggling musician who is God's last son and a Ph.D. candidate whose dissertation about a childhood game sparks a riot in a once-segregated town.