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All, 2018 (7), 2015 (7), 2014 (8), 2013 (8), 2012 (6), 2011 (7), 2010 (6), 2009 (6), 2008 (7), 2007 (6), 2006 (7), 2005 (7), 1995 (1)
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
Circe by Madeline Miller
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith
Adult Audio2015
Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Adult Fiction2015
M Train by Patti Smith
Adult Nonfiction2015
Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War by Helen Frost
Youth Audio2015
The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks
Youth Fiction2015
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson
Youth Nonfiction2015
Fire Engine No. 9 by Mike Austin
Youth Picture Book2015
The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín
Adult Audio2014
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Adult Fiction2014
The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us by Diane Ackerman
Adult Nonfiction2014
The World of Birds by Jonathan Elphick
Reference Source2014
Revolution by Deborah Wiles
Youth Audio2014
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Youth Fiction2014
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming
Youth Nonfiction2014
The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc
Youth Picture Book2014
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
Adult Audio2013
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
Adult Fiction2013
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
Adult Nonfiction2013
American Civil War [6 volumes]: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer Tucker
Reference Source2013
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Youth Audio2013
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
Youth Fiction2013
Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedman
Youth Nonfiction2013
Locomotive by Brian Floca
Youth Picture Book2013
The Lower River by Paul Theroux
Adult Fiction2012
The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro
Adult Nonfiction2012
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Youth Fiction2012
The Fairy Ring: Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World by Mary Losure
Youth Nonfiction2012
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
Youth Picture Book2012
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
Adult Fiction2011
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
Adult Nonfiction2011
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs by Michael A. Dirr
Reference Source2011
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Youth Fiction2011
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
Youth Nonfiction2011
Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
Youth Picture Book2011
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Adult Fiction2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Adult Nonfiction2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The Adventures of Nanny Piggins by R. A. Spratt
Youth Fiction2010
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Youth Nonfiction2010
Nini Lost and Found by Anita Lobel
Youth Picture Book2010
Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
Adult Fiction2009
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
Adult Nonfiction2009
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco Stork
The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
Youth Fiction2009
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! by Jonah Winter
Youth Nonfiction2009
It's a Secret by John Burningham
Youth Picture Book2009
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood by Mark Harris
Adult Nonfiction2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
Lush Life by Richard Price
The African American National Biography: Eight-volume set by Henry Louis Jr Gates
Reference Source2008
Little Audrey by Ruth White
Youth Fiction2008
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson
Youth Nonfiction2008
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
Youth Picture Book2008
The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke
Lightship by Brian Floca
Youth Picture Book2007
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Falling Man by Don DeLillo
Edith Wharton by Hermione Lee
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Adult Fiction2006
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
Adult Nonfiction2006
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English by Tom Dalzell
Reference Source2006
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson
Youth Fiction2006
Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement by Ann Bausum
Youth Nonfiction2006
The Moon by Robert Louis Stevenson
Youth Picture Book2006
The March by E. L. Doctorow
Adult Fiction2005
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird
Adult Nonfiction2005
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Encyclopedia of Religion [15-volume set] by Lindsay Jones
Reference Source2005
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin
Youth Fiction2005
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Youth Nonfiction2005
Michael Rosen's Sad Book by Michael Rosen
Youth Picture Book2005
When Plague Strikes by James Cross Giblin
Youth Nonfiction1995


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