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Book cover of MOCCASIN SQUARE GARDENS
MOCCASIN SQUARE GARDENS
By: richard vancamp | Published: April 2019

The characters of Moccasin Square Gardens inhabit Denendeh, the land of the people north of the sixtieth parallel. These stories are filled with in-...

The characters of Moccasin Square Gardens inhabit Denendeh, the land of the people north of the sixtieth parallel. These stories are filled with in-laws, outlaws and common-laws. Get ready for illegal wrestling moves (“The Camel Clutch”), pinky promises, a doctored casino, extraterrestrials or “Sky People,” love, lust and prayers for peace. While this is Van Camp’s most hilarious short story collection, it’s also haunted by the lurking presence of the Wheetago, human-devouring monsters of legend that have returned due to global warming and the greed of humanity. The stories in Moccasin Square Gardens show that medicine power always comes with a price. To counteract this darkness, Van Camp weaves a funny and loving portrayal of the Tłı̨chǫ Dene and other communities of the North, drawing from oral history techniques to perfectly capture the character and texture of everyday small-town life. “Moccasin Square Gardens” is the nickname of a dance hall in the town of Fort Smith that serves as a meeting place for a small but diverse community. In the same way, the collection functions as a meeting place for an assortment of characters, from shamans and time-travelling goddess warriors to pop-culture-obsessed pencil pushers, to con artists, archivists and men who just need to grow up, all seeking some form of connection.

Theme: Indigenous, Gr.7-12

  • ISBN
    9781771622165
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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OPEN MIC
By: mitali perkins | Published: September 2013

Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race. Listen in as ten Y...

Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race. Listen in as ten YA authors — some familiar, some new — use their own brand of humor to share their stories about growing up between cultures. Henry Choi Lee discovers that pretending to be a tai chi master or a sought-after wiz at math wins him friends for a while — until it comically backfires. A biracial girl is amused when her dad clears seats for his family on a crowded subway in under a minute flat, simply by sitting quietly in between two uptight white women. Edited by acclaimed author and speaker Mitali Perkins, this collection of fiction and nonfiction uses a mix of styles as diverse as their authors, from laugh-out-loud funny to wry, ironic, or poingnant, in prose, poetry, and comic form.

  • ISBN
    9780763658663
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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OTHER F WORD
By: angie manfredi | Published: September 2019

The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance   Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has com...

The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance   Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines the voices of Renée Watson, Julie Murphy, Jes Baker, Samantha Irby, Bruce Sturgell, and more in a relatable and gift-worthy guide about body image and fat acceptance. This dazzling collection of art, poetry, essays, and fashion tips is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen readers and activists of all ages a tool for navigating our world with confidence and courage.

Theme: Diversity, Body Image

  • ISBN
    9781419737503
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of SHARDS & ASHES
SHARDS & ASHES
By: melissa marr | Published: February 2013

Theme: Science Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780062098450
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    Paperback
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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SLASHER GIRLS & MONSTER BOYS
By: april tucholke | Published: August 2015

For fans of Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, American Horror Story and The Walking Dead comes a powerhouse anthology featuring some of the best thriller a...

For fans of Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, American Horror Story and The Walking Dead comes a powerhouse anthology featuring some of the best thriller and horror writers in YA A host of the sharpest young adult authors come together in this collection of terrifying tales and psychological thrillers. Each author draws from a mix of literature, film, television, and music to create something new and fresh and unsettling. Clever readers will love teasing out the references and can satisfy their curiosity at the end of each tale, where the inspiration is revealed. There are no superficial scares here; these are stories that will make you think even as they keep you on the edge of your seat. From blood horror, to the supernatural, to unsettling, all-too-possible realism, this collection has something for anyone looking for an absolute thrill. Stefan Bachmann Leigh Bardugo Kendare Blake A. G. Howard Jay Kristoff Marie Lu Jonathan Maberry Danielle Paige Carrie Ryan Megan Shepherd Nova Ren Suma McCormick Templeman April Genevieve Tucholke Cat Winters

Theme: Horror

  • ISBN
    9780803741737
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of STEAMPUNK - ANTH OF FANTASTICALLY RICH
STEAMPUNK - ANTH OF FANTASTICALLY RICH
By: kelly link | Published: October 2011

In the first major YA steampunk anthology, fourteen top storytellers push the genre's mix of sci-fi, fantasy, history, and adventure in fascinating ne...

In the first major YA steampunk anthology, fourteen top storytellers push the genre's mix of sci-fi, fantasy, history, and adventure in fascinating new directions. Imagine an alternate universe where romance and technology reign. Where tinkerers and dreamers craft and re-craft a world of automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never were. Where scientists and schoolgirls, fair folk and Romans, intergalactic bandits, utopian revolutionaries, and intrepid orphans solve crimes, escape from monstrous predicaments, consult oracles, and hover over volcanoes in steam-powered airships. Here, fourteen masters of speculative fiction, including two graphic storytellers, embrace the genre's established themes and refashion them in surprising ways and settings as diverse as Appalachia, ancient Rome, future Australia, and alternate California. Visionaries Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have invited all-new explorations and expansions, taking a genre already rich, strange, and inventive in the extreme and challenging contributors to remake it from the ground up. The result is an anthology that defies its genre even as it defines it.

Theme: Steampunk

  • ISBN
    9780763648435
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of SUMMER DAYS & SUMMER NIGHTS
SUMMER DAYS & SUMMER NIGHTS
By: stephanie perkins | Published: June 2017

Maybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love...

Maybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories, written by twelve bestselling young adult writers and edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins, will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. So set out your beach chair and grab your sunglasses. You have twelve reasons this summer to soak up the sun and fall in love.

Theme: Romance

  • ISBN
    9781250079138
  • Binding
    Paperback
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of TAKE US TO YOUR CHIEF
TAKE US TO YOUR CHIEF
By: drew taylor | Published: October 2016

A forgotten Haudenosaunee social song beams into the cosmos like a homing beacon for interstellar visitors. A computer learns to feel sadness and grie...

A forgotten Haudenosaunee social song beams into the cosmos like a homing beacon for interstellar visitors. A computer learns to feel sadness and grief from the history of atrocities committed against First Nations. A young Native man discovers the secret to time travel in ancient petroglyphs. Drawing inspiration from science fiction legends like Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury, Drew Hayden Taylor frames classic science-fiction tropes in an Aboriginal perspective. The nine stories in this collection span all traditional topics of science fiction--from peaceful aliens to hostile invaders; from space travel to time travel; from government conspiracies to connections across generations. Yet Taylor's First Nations perspective draws fresh parallels, likening the cultural implications of alien contact to those of the arrival of Europeans in the Americas, or highlighting the impossibility of remaining a "good Native" in such an unnatural situation as a space mission. Infused with Native stories and variously mysterious, magical and humorous, Take Us to Your Chief is the perfect mesh of nostalgically 1950s-esque science fiction with modern First Nations discourse.

Theme: Indigenous, Science Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781771621311
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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TAKING AIM
By: michael cart | Published: September 2015

"This anthology of stories from acclaimed young adult authors examines the thought-provoking issues of gun violence, gun control, and gun ownership"--...

"This anthology of stories from acclaimed young adult authors examines the thought-provoking issues of gun violence, gun control, and gun ownership"--

  • ISBN
    9780062327352
  • Binding
    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of THERE IS NO LONG DISTANCE NOW
THERE IS NO LONG DISTANCE NOW
By: naomi nye | Published: October 2011

Forty short stories by an award-winning author and poet.

  • ISBN
    9780062019653
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    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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THOUSAND BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS
By: ellen oh | Published: January 2020

A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman take...

A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman takes up her mother's mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place. Bestselling and award-winning authors explore the timeless themes of East and South Asian lore in sixteen original stories that will appeal to every reader. From fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge, these stories will beguile readers from start to finish. Edited by We Need Diverse Books co-founder Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman, this anthology contains stories from sixteen Asian and South Asian authors, including New York Times bestsellers and award-winners.

Theme: Diversity, Asian Heritage

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    9780062671165
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    Paperback Canadian
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of TO HOLD THE BRIDGE
TO HOLD THE BRIDGE
By: garth nix | Published: October 2016

  • ISBN
    9780062292537
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    Paperback
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TOGETHER APART
By: erina craig | Published: October 2020

A collection of teenage love stories set during life in lockdown during the COVID-19 epidemic. There's flirting and romance through window signs and o...

A collection of teenage love stories set during life in lockdown during the COVID-19 epidemic. There's flirting and romance through window signs and over Skype and Zoom. There's a determined girl with a mask-making business, and two boys who meet through socially distant dog-walks. It's about finding love in unexpected place during an unprecedented time. In other words, it's like real life. -- adapted from back cover and Goodreads info

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    9780593375297
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    Paperback
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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Book cover of TOIL & TROUBLE
TOIL & TROUBLE
By: tess sharpe | Published: August 2018

Scorn the witch. Fear the witch. Burn the witch. History is filled with stories of women accused of witchcraft, of fearsome girls with arcane knowl...

Scorn the witch. Fear the witch. Burn the witch. History is filled with stories of women accused of witchcraft, of fearsome girls with arcane knowledge. Toil & Trouble features fifteen stories of girls embracing their power, reclaiming their destinies and using their magic to create, to curse, to cure—and to kill. A young witch uses social media to connect with her astrology clients—and with a NASA-loving girl as cute as she is skeptical. A priestess of death investigates a ritualized murder. A bruja who cures lovesickness might need the remedy herself when she falls in love with an altar boy. A theater production is turned upside down by a visiting churel. In Reconstruction-era Texas, a water witch uses her magic to survive the soldiers who have invaded her desert oasis. And in the near future, a group of girls accused of witchcraft must find their collective power in order to destroy their captors. This collection reveals a universal truth: there’s nothing more powerful than a teenage girl who believes in herself.

  • ISBN
    9781335016270
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    Hardcover
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    High School - Literature Anthologies
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TRIGGER WARNING
By: neil gaiman | Published: October 2015

  • ISBN
    9780062330321
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    Paperback
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