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    In a Heartbeat - Loretta Ellsworth
    Call Number: F ELL
    ISBN: 0802720684
    Publication Date: 2010-02-02
    When a small mistake costs sixteen-year-old Eagan her life during a figure-skating competition, she leaves many things unreconciled, including her troubled relationship with her mother. From her vantage point in the afterlife, Eagan reflects back on her memories, and what she could have done differently, through her still-beating heart.   When fourteen-year-old Amelia learns she will be getting a heart transplant, her fear and guilt battle with her joy at this new chance at life. And afterwards when she starts to feel different—dreaming about figure skating, craving grape candy—her need to learn about her donor leads her to discover and explore Eagan’s life, meeting her grieving loved ones and trying to bring the closure they all need to move on.   Told in alternating viewpoints, In a Heartbeat tells the emotional and compelling story of two girls sharing one heart.

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    The Swap - Megan Shull
    Call Number: F SHU
    ISBN: 9780062311696
    Publication Date: 2014-08-26
    "You be me . . . And I'll be you." Ellie spent the summer before seventh grade getting dropped by her best friend since forever. Jack spent it training in "The Cage" with his tough-as-nails brothers and hard-to-please dad. By the time middle school starts, they're both ready for a change. And just as Jack's thinking girls have it so easy, Ellie's wishing she could be anyone but herself. Then, BAM! They swap lives--and bodies! Now Jack's fending off mean girls at sleepover parties, while Ellie's reigning as The Prince of Thatcher Middle School. As their crazy weekend races on--and their feelings for each other grow--Ellie and Jack begin to wonder if maybe the best way to learn how to be yourself is to spend a little time being somebody else.

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    The Perfect Place - Teresa E. Harris
    Call Number: F HAR
    ISBN: 9780547255194
    Publication Date: 2014-11-04
    Treasure’s dad has disappeared and her mom sets out to track him down, leaving twelve-year-old Treasure and her little sister, Tiffany, in small-town Virginia with their eccentric,nbsp;dictatorial Great-Aunt Grace. GAG (as the girls refer to her) is a terrible cook, she sets off Treasure’s asthma with her cat and her chain smoking,nbsp;and her neighbors suspect hernbsp;in thenbsp;recent jewel thefts. As the hope of finding their dad fades, the girls and their great-aunt begin to understand and accommodate one another. When a final dash to their dad’s last known address proves unsuccessful, Treasure has to accept that he’s gone for good. When she goes backnbsp;to Great-Aunt Grace’s, itnbsp;isnbsp;the first time shenbsp;has returned to a place instead of just moving on. Convincing, fully realized characters, a snarky narrative voice, and laugh-aloud funny dialogue make The Perfect Place a standout among stories of adjustment and reconfigured families.

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    Bomb - Steve Sheinkin
    ISBN: 1596434872
    Publication Date: 2012-09-04
    In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb. Bomb is a 2012 National Book Awards finalist for Young People’s Literature. Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title. Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.

     

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    by Katey Vesta

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