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When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed; narrated by a full cast
Release date: April 14, 2020
Brothers Omar and Hassan escaped war in Somalia where their father was killed. As very young boys they arrived at Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Their mother is missing, and Hassan is not well. At the camp, food and medical care is scarce, and hope is hard to come by. Omar and Hassan manage to get along with help from others. Omar is given a chance at an education, which, while reluctant to take (as it will separate him from his brother regularly) he decides to go to school.
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Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning
Poppy / Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 7, 2020
Rodinsky has been kicked off the softball team and out of her private school
after one wrong decision. Now her only chance of getting a softball scholarship
rests on convincing the Northland softball coach to let her on the team. The
only way to do that is to show the coach she can be a team player. Luckily for Liv, Grey Worthington,
Northland’s quarterback has a plan that helps both of them: become his
temporary replacement as quarterback until he’s cleared to play again and he’ll
help convince the softball coach (his mother) to let Liv join the team. Liv
soon has to navigate training and making a place for herself in a
male-dominated sport while keeping it a secret from her family.
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