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MY LIFE WITH THE LIARS

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Carter
Author's First Name: 
Caela
Publisher: 
HarperCollins
Publication Month: 
March
Publication Date: 
3/8/16

 Ten days before her 13th birthday, Zylynn is plucked from The Children Inside the Light and made to live with a man claiming to be her father. Told through the eyes of a confused child, this is a thought-provoking story about family and cults.

THE SERPENT KING

The Serpent King
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Zentner
Author's First Name: 
Jeff
Publisher: 
Penguin (Crown/Random House)
Publication Month: 
March
Publication Date: 
2016

 Three misfit high school friends traverse triumphs and heartbreak in their small Tennessee town. Distinct voices, a strong sense of place, and issues of class, religion, and opportunity are explored in this brilliant debut.

THE PORCUPINE OF TRUTH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Konigsberg
Author's First Name: 
Bill
Publisher: 
Scholastic (Arthur A. Levine)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Carson’s summer away from New York in rural Montana, where his estranged father is dying, and on the road to discover family secrets with his new friend Aisha, offers laughs, tears and suspense.

THE HIRED GIRL

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Schlitz
Author's First Name: 
Laura Amy
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2015

 Joan's thoughtful confessions in her diary reveal the struggles of a young farm girl working for a well-off household and her encounters with religion, romance, and friendship. A warm coming-of-age-story, often funny, and filled with historical details of 1911 Baltimore.

THE GOSPEL OF WINTER

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Kiely
Author's First Name: 
Brendan
Publisher: 
Margaret K. McElderry
Publication Date: 
2014

16-year-old Aidan is being abused by his priest, Father Greg, a man Aidan has long admired. Hauntingly tragic and appropriately claustrophobic, Kiely's beautifully written novel on a difficult subject is geared for older teens.

CHARLES AND EMMA: THE DARWINS’ LEAP OF FAITH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Heiligman
Author's First Name: 
Deborah
Publisher: 
Holt
Publication Date: 
2009

This thoroughly researched, engaging portrayal of Charles Darwin’s marriage reveals the depth of his relationship with his wife Emma, a woman whose views sometimes vexed him but whose love always comforted him. Admiring her intelligence and her faith, he consulted her about all matters, both personal and professional.

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