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This summer brings big changes for Melly: her parents split up, her best friend ditches her, and Melly finds herself falling for a girl at camp named Adeline. To top it off, Melly’s not sure she has what it takes to be a real rock n’ roll drummer. Will she be able to make music from all the noise in her heart? You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl–but being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the town he’s called home for the past thirteen years. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby or as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.
Mathletes is where Martin McLean feels comfortable. It’s where he has the answers and is sure of himself. That is, until his tío introduces Martin to drag – now, as Lottie León, Martin is braver than ever. Until it comes to anyone but his family knowing about his new hobby. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.
Unhappy about being sent to the same summer camp after their fathers start dating, Bett and Avery, two girls, age twelve, eventually begin scheming to get the couple back together after a break-up. Told entirely through letters, emails, and text messages. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby or as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.