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  • 1:15 Allies by Alan Gratz

    Gratz talks about how the diverse characters within the story explore the political tensions of the day and also the social injustice that existed within the ranks of the Allies.

    Uploaded Jun 05, 2020
  • 2:07 Allies by Alan Gratz

    D-Day June 6, 1944 - Alan Gratz tells the story of D-Day from 6 diverse voices and how one day can change history. View the social and political tensions of the day from opposing sides and also within the same side.

    Uploaded Jun 05, 2020
  • 00:60 With Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

    With the Fire on High follows the coming-of-age of Emoni Santiago, a teenage mother who dreams of becoming a chef. Emoni's life is not easy; she is a senior in high school, with a young child, mother has passed away, her father lives primarily in Puerto Rico and she must help support her abuela.

    Uploaded Jun 04, 2020
  • 00:41 Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo


    Novel in Verse. About two sisters losing their father, and finding each other along the way. Neither sister knows about the other until Dad dies in a plane crash. “This story was based on research the author did on flight AA 587 . . and of the death of folks and the ways that their secrets come out”.
    Acevedo, Elizabeth. “Tragedy Reveals 2 Secret Families In ‘Clap When You Land.’”
    NPR.Org, 10 May 2020, www.npr.org/2020/05/10/853415104/author-
    elizabeth-acevedo-on-her-new-novel-clap-when-you-land.

    Uploaded Jun 04, 2020
  • 00:31 One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

    One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.

    Uploaded May 22, 2020
  • 00:55 The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

    The debut novel of slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. The story of a young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world.

    Uploaded May 22, 2020
  • 4:50 Author Video describing the creative process to research and create the art work found in "Mary's Monster"

    Uploaded May 19, 2020
  • 1:03 Blood, Bullets, and Bones: by Bridget Heos

    The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA

    Uploaded May 15, 2020
  • 1:04 Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

    An alternative-history zombie thriller that takes place after the U.S. Civil War ends -- not with the South's surrender, but when the dead begin to rise up from the battlefields.

    Uploaded May 14, 2020
  • Stuck on Earth by David Klass

    Science Fiction. Ketchvar III's mission is simple: travel to Planet Earth, inhabit the body of a teenager, and determine if the human race should be annihilated.

    Uploaded May 14, 2020
  • 1:33 They Called Us Enemy by George Takei - Remembers the day the soldiers came.

    George Takei's memories of the day the soldiers came to take him and his family.

    Uploaded May 12, 2020
  • 00:60 They Called Us Enemy by George Takei - Book Talk

    A graphic memoir by George Takei chronicling his experience living in Japanese internment camps as a child during World War II.

    Uploaded May 12, 2020