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Fatty Legs: a True Story
(Jordan Fenton)
Junior Non-Fiction (104 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-7. This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential school. [Kit added 10/2013]
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Fault In Our Stars, The
(John Green)
Young Adult Fiction (318 pages) Recommended for Grades 8-12. Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life [Kit added 11/2014]
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Fiction

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Fever, 1793
(Laurie Halse Anderson)
Young Adult Fiction (243 pages) Recommended for Grades 6-9. The year is 1793 and fourteen-year-old Matilda Cook finds herself in the middle of a struggle to keep herself and her loved ones alive in the midst of the yellow fever epidemic. [Kit added 9/2009]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Financial Lives of the Poets
(Jess Walters)
Matt Prior is losing his job, his wife, and his house, and he's about to lose his mind--until he discovers a way that he might possibly be able to save it all. [Fiction 320 pages] [Added 12/10] [39093066792045]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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320 p

Kit Level: Adult

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Fine, Fine School, A
(Sharon Creech)
Easy fiction (32 pages) Recommended for Grades PreK-3. When a principal loves his school so much that he wants the children to attend classes every day of the year, it's up to his students to show him free time is a good thing, too. [Kit added 11/2012]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Five days at Memorial: life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
(Fink, Sheri.)
Fink provides a landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina-- and a suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. Fink unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing
Genre(s):
Disaster hospitals Louisiana New Orleans -- Case studies
Disaster medicine Louisiana New Orleans -- Case studies
Health facilities Louisiana Administration -- Case studies
Forensic pathology Louisiana New Orleans -- Case studies
Hurricane Katrina,


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Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure
(Jeff Brown)
Junior Fiction (72 pages) Recommended for Grades 1-5. After a bulletin board falls on Stanley while he is sleeping, he finds that being flat has its advantages. [Kit added 11/2012]
Genre(s):
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72 p

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Flight behavior: a novel
(Kingsolver, Barbara.)
Set in the present day in the rural community of Feathertown, Tennessee, this novel tells the story of Dellarobia Turnbow, a petite, razor-sharp 29-year-old who nurtured worldly ambitions before becoming pregnant and marrying at seventeen. Now, after more than a decade of tending to small children on a failing farm, oppressed by poverty, isolation and her husband's antagonistic family, she has mitigated her boredom by surrendering to an obsessive flirtation with a handsome younger man. In the opening scene, Dellarobia is headed for a secluded mountain cabin to meet this man and initiate what she expects will be a self-destructive affair. But the tryst never happens. Instead, she walks into something on the mountainside she cannot explain or understand: a forested valley filled with a lake of silent red fire that appears to her a miracle. In reality, the forest is ablaze with millions of butterflies. Their usual migratory route has been disrupted, and what looks to be a stunningly beautiful view is really an ominous sign, for the Appalachian winter could prove to be the demise of the species. Her discovery of this phenomenon ignites a media and religious firestorm that changes her life forever. After years lived entirely in the confines of one small house, Dellarobia finds her path suddenly opening out, chapter by chapter, into blunt and confrontational engagement with her family, her church, her town, her continent, and finally the world at large
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Climatic changes -- Fiction
Curiosities and wonders -- Fiction
Wives -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Biologists -- Fiction


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Flight of Gemma Hardy
(Margot Livesey)
After her widowed father drowns, Gemma Hardy leaves Iceland to live with family in Scotland where she encounters many difficulties as she grows up. Eventually she accepts a post as an au pair on the Orkney Islands where she finds herself attracted to her employer, Mr. Sinclair. When Gemma returns briefly to Iceland to search for her family she understands more about herself. This story is set in the 1950s and 60s.This story is set in the 1950s and 60s. [Fiction 443 pages] [39093074935685] [Added July 2013]
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Fiction

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Flipped
(Wendelin Van Draanen)
Young Adult Fiction (212 pages) Recommended for Grades 5-8. In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years [Kit added 11/2014]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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212 p

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Forgotten Garden
(Kate Morton)
Abandoned on a 1913 voyage to Australia, Nell is raised by a dock master and his wife who do not tell her until she is an adult that she is not their child, leading Nell to return to England and eventually hand down her quest for answers to her granddaughter. [Fiction 480 pages] [Added April 2011] [39093068921584]
Genre(s):
Fiction

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Fourteenth goldfish, The
(Holm, Jennifer L., )
Ellie's scientist grandfather has discovered a way to reverse aging, and consequently has turned into a teenager--which makes for complicated relationships when he moves in with Ellie and her mother, his daughter [Kit added 01/2017]
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Fiction

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Freckle Juice
(Judy Blume)
Junior Fiction (47 pages) Recommended for Grades 1-3. Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents. [Kit added 09/2011]
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Fiction

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French Gardener
(Santa Montefiore)
Leaving London to move into a beautiful house in the country, Miranda and David find their marriage succumbing to long-standing conflicts until a mysterious Frenchman arrives to tend their garden, bringing with him a healing energy that is drawn from nature. [Fiction 406 pages] [Added 1/10] [39093047159280]
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Friendship for Today, A
(Patricia C. McKissack)
Junior Fiction (172 pages) Recommended for Grades 4-8. In 1954, when desegregation comes to Kirkland, Missouri, ten-year-old Rosemary faces many changes and challenges at school and at home as her parents separate. [Kit added 03/2011]
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Fiction

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Fun home: a family tragicomic
(Bechdel, Alison, )
This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father. And yet, apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned 'fun home, ' as Alison and her brothers call it, the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.--From publisher description
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Graphic novels

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