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Tag: Jamie Pacton

Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, October 6 Edition

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The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton
Page Street Kids/Page Street Publishing Co.
Publication Date: May 5, 2020
ISBN: 978-1624149528

The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton is a contemporary young adult novel about Kit Sweetly, and she wants to be a knight!  Working at a Medieval Times-esque dinner show (a.k.a the Castle), Kit serves as a wench because company policy says only guys can be knights. When she takes her brother’s place in the show one night and reveals her identity, she throws down the gauntlet to change the rules at the Castle.

Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2021) Nominees Round Up, May 15 Edition

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The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
Page Street Kids / Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: May 12, 2020
ISBN: 978-1624149689

Nishat is a closeted Muslim lesbian in a family with strong Bangladeshi standards She is expected to have an arranged marriage with a man. When she falls for Flavia, she is dismayed to discover that Flavia’s cousin is none other than her nemesis at school, Chyna.