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At the Edge of the Haight

By Katherine Seligman

The newest winner of the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction: "Right from its startling opening scene . . . this book couldn’t be more timely.” —Barbara Kingsolver


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Gabriel Bump

Author of Everywhere You Don't Belong

Gabriel Bump grew up in Chicago's South Shore, an area known as the hometown of Michelle Obama and an area of great violence. His debut novel is about everyone living between those two extremes. “For a short story class, I wrote about a kid like me, a kid like most of the kids I knew, riding the bus and keeping his head down. That kid . . . turned into Claude McKay Love, the narrator of Everywhere You Don’t Belong.”

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Algonquin Young Readers

Skunk and Badger (Skunk and Badger 1)

By Jon Klassen, Amy Timberlake

Wallace and Gromit meets Winnie-the-Pooh in a fresh take on a classic odd-couple friendship, from Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake with full-color and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen.

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