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King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender Scholastic Press Publication Date: February 4, 2020 ISBN: 978-1338129335
When Kingston James saw a dragonfly land on his brother’s casket, he knew his brother was showing him he wasn’t truly gone. King constantly searches for his brother’s dragonfly to talk to; seeing the dragonflies always helps. Before his death, Khalid overheard King’s best friend Sandy confide a secret and pushed King to end the friendship over it. Now Khalid is gone, Sandy is missing, and King is alone and realizing he has the same secret.
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Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher; Narrated by Paola Mendoza Listening Library Publication Date: September 1, 2020 ISBN: 9780593341018
In the year 2032, all American citizens are chipped and every movement is tracked, making it near impossible for the undocumented to survive. Somehow, Valentina “Vali” Gonzalez Rameriz, her mother and her younger brother manage to eke out an existence in small-town Vermont using counterfeit chips. When Vali’s mother’s chip malfunctions, the three of them make a harrowing journey across the country to her Tia Luna’s in California, the sanctuary state that is being walled off and forcefully seceded from the rest of the country.