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June 7, 2012

The Local News

Author:  Miriam Gershow

Miriam Gershow’s novel, The Local News, is the story of Lydia Pasternak, a bookish 15-year-old who struggles with the disappearance of the older brother she never really liked.

May 23, 2012

River in the Sea

Author: Tina Boscha

Inspired by the life of the author’s mother, River in the Sea is a moving account of one girl reaching adulthood when everything she believes about family, friendship, and loyalty is questioned by war.