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In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. 
 At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother’s narrow expectations, in her rising-soccer-star brother’s shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. 
 On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her team qualifies for the South American tournament, Camila gets the chance to see just how far those talents can take her. In her wildest dreams, she’d get an athletic scholarship to a North American university.
 But the path ahead isn’t easy. Her parents don’t know about her passion. They wouldn’t allow a girl to play fútbol—and she needs their permission to go any farther. And the boy she once loved is back in town. Since he left, Diego has become an international star, playing in Italy for the renowned team Juventus. Camila doesn’t have time to be distracted by her feelings for him. Things aren’t the same as when he left: she has her own passions and ambitions now, and La Furia cannot be denied. As her life becomes more complicated, Camila is forced to face her secrets and make her way in a world with no place for the dreams and ambition of a girl like her.
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Booked - Kwame Alexander

Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

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Elatsoe - Darcie Little Badger

Elatsoe can raise the ghosts of dead animals, a skill passed down through generations of her Lipan Apache family. Her beloved cousin has just been murdered, in a town that wants no prying eyes. She is going to do more than pry. She will rely on her wits, skills, and friends to tear off the mask and protect her family.
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Nuestra America : 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped The United States - Sabrina Vourvoulias

Celebrate 30 influential Latinas/Latinos/Latinxs in U.S. history with Nuestra América, a fully-illustrated anthology from the Smithsonian Latino Center. Nuestra América highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latina/o/xs throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States.The stories in this book cover each figure's cultural background, childhood, and the challenges and opportunities they met in pursuit of their goals. 
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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega - Crystal Maldonado

A plus-sized Latina’s struggle to forge a healthy relationship with her own body is challenged by her mother’s insensitivity, her popular best friend and personal doubts about a new boyfriend’s ability to see her as she truly is.*Available in English and Spanish

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The Poet X - Elizabeth Acevedo

Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. This novel is written in verse. *Available in English and Spanish

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Alan Gratz- Allies

An underage private in the United States Army seeks revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis. Meanwhile, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin. This is the most important day of the twentieth century, and both children want to fight, and survive.

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Frankenstein: The Graphic Novel - Jason Cobley - Mary Shelley

Frankenstein fashions a new being, which he shocks into life. Rejected by society, the new being sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear.

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