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Summer Author Program 2017

Updated: July 13, 2017

Looking for something to read? Check out these books written by the authors visiting our libraries this summer.

¿No sabes qué leer? Te recomendamos estos libros escritos por los autores que visitarán nuestras bibliotecas este verano.


Anstee, Ashlyn, author, illustrator.
Call Number: xz

Loney, Andrea J.,
Call Number: xz

Rivera, Lilliam,
Call Number: YA

Quintero, Isabel.
Call Number: YA

This is Gabi Hernandez's diary from her senior year of high school in a Southern California town close to the border. Gabi is smart, loyal, opinionated, self-deprecating, witty and observant. She's also overweight, loves to snack, write poetry, and dreams of (hopefully) getting into Berkeley and then also that her mother will actually allow her to go. Over the course of the year, she learns about the person she is and the woman she hopes to be while living in a traditional Catholic, Mexican-American community.


Schulz, Heidi,
Call Number: xz

Goo, Maurene,
Call Number: YA

Doctorow, Cory.
Call Number: 740.9999 D637

Doctorow, Cory.
 

What teenage hacker Marcus and his friends are in the wrong place at the wrong time, they become the Department of Homeland Security's prime suspects in a San Francisco terrorist attack that kills thousands. After enduring days of questioning and torture, Marcus is released into a city that's become an Orwellian nightmare of surveillance, and realizes that it's time for a techno-revolution against the DHS.


Lozano, Jose, 1957- .
Call Number: S xz

Colato Lainez, Rene.
Call Number: S xz

Anstee, Ashlyn, author, illustrator.
Call Number: xz

Colbert, Brandy.
Call Number: YA
Theo is an aspiring ballerina with the talent and dedication to go all the way to the top. She’s headed for great things, but Theo also has some demons in her past, and she’ll have to figure out how to face them before she can move forward with her life. Readers who love complex stories with imperfect and achingly real characters should be sure to check this one out.

Steptoe, Javaka, 1971- author, illustrator.
Call Number: x 92 B316St

Garvin, Jeff.
Call Number: YA

Riley Cavanaugh is a genderfluid teenager who becomes an accidental advice columnist while navigating friendship, love, family, mental health, and the frustrations and scariness of a world that insists, for no apparent reason, that identity has to be binary. Riley is a charming and hilarious narrator, and Garvin creates a story that is thoughtful, entertaining, and never didactic.

 

Hewitt, Kathryn.
Call Number: x 398 H611

Glassman, Bruce.
Call Number: xz

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