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Los Juegos del Hambre by
Call Number: PZ73.C6357 2021
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
Spanish: In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Karasu ni hitoe wa niawanai by Chistao Abe
Call Number: PL867.5.B35 K37 2012
This Japanese fantasy won its' author the 19th Seicho Matsumoto Award while she was still in college.
Call Number: PN6757.Y45 I76 2014
German: In the mid-1930s, Irmina, an ambitious young German, moves to London. At a cocktail party, she meets Howard Green, one of the first black students at Oxford. Their relationship comes to an abrupt end when Irmina, constrained by the political situation in Hitler's Germany, is forced to return home. As war approaches and her contact with Howard is broken, it becomes clear to Irmina that prosperity will only be possible through the betrayal of her ideals.
L'invention de Hugo Cabret by
Call Number: PS3619.E469 I5814 2012
French: Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks - like the gears of the clocks he keeps - with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy.
Ai li yuan nian by Yuewen Wang
Call Number: PL2919.Y826 A32 2014
This modern day suspense offers commentary on social change in China.
Heridas Abiertas by
Call Number: PS3606.L935 S5318 2014
Spanish- Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly.
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