Brownell Library Media Center

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    Darby.Paddock@gpschools.org
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    AnnMarie.Diehl@gpschools.org
    Library Assistant -- Available Monday through Friday
     
     
    Library Hours:  
    Monday --8:55-3:18
    Tuesday-Friday -- 8:10-3:18
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New Books @ Brownell!

  •  Season of Styx Malone

    The Season of Styx Malone

    by Magoon, Kekla Year Published: 2018

    Caleb Franklin and his younger brother, Bobby Gene, spend an extraordinary summer with their new, older neighbor, Styx Malone, a foster boy from the city.

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  •  Grenade

    Grenade

    by Gratz, Alan Year Published: 2018

    On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in his very first battle--and the choice he makes then will change his life forever.

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  •  Coming Up clutch

    Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

    by Doeden, Matt Year Published: 2019

    Bucking the odds : the greatest upsets in sports history -- Never say die : sports' greatest comebacks -- Implosion : the most epic chokes in sports history -- The final seconds : memorable clutch performances -- The clutch : the science and psychology of the big moment.

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  •  Juliet's Moon

    Juliet's Moon

    by Rinaldi, Ann Year Published: 2008

    In Missouri in 1863, twelve-year-old Juliet Bradshaw learns to rely on herself and her brother, a captain with Quantrill's Raiders, as she sees her family home burned, is imprisoned by Yankees, and then kidnapped by a blood-crazed Confederate soldier.

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  •  Daniel X: watch the Skies

    Daniel X: Watch the Skies

    by Patterson, James Year Published: 2009

    When the small community of Holliswood is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a terrifying outlaw who deliberately instigates problems for the purpose of filming his crimes for television, modern superhero Daniel X assembles an all-star team to help protect fellow citizens.

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  •  All Stars Denied

    All Stars Denied

    by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia Year Published: 2018

    When resentment surges during the Great Depression in a Texas border town, Estrella, fifteen, organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos and soon finds herself with her mother and baby brother in Mexico.

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  •  The Looking Glass

    The Looking Glass

    by McNally, Janet Year Published: 2018

    A copy of Grimms' Fairy Tales sends Sylvie, a sixteen-year-old ballerina-in-training, in search of her runaway older sister amid strange happenings, such as a woman leaving a shoe behind while running.

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  •  Apollo 8

    Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything

    by Sandler, Martin W. Year Published: 2018

    Shares information on the Apollo 8 mission and places it in its historical context as a country in a Cold War with Russia and reeling from domestic unrest needed something good to believe in.

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  •  The Displaced

    The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

    by Nguyen, Viet Thanh Year Published: 2018

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, himself a refugee, brings together a host of prominent refugee writers from around the world to explore and illuminate their experiences. Poignant and insightful, this collection of essays reveals moments of uncertainty, resilience int he face of trauma, and a reimagining of identity. The Displaced is a powerful look at what it means to be forced to leave home and find a place of refuge. -- Adapted from book jacket.

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