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              Out of Darkness

              Out of Darkness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Perez, Ashley Hope

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              A dangerous forbidden romance rocks a Texan oil town in 1937, when segregation was a matter of life and death. A Printz Honor Book A Booklist 50 Best YA Books of All Time Selection A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book Winner of the Tomas River...a Mexican American Children's Book Award
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              ISBN 9780823445035
              Released NZ 28 Oct 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
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              What Can(t) Wait

              What Can(t) Wait (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ashley Hope, Perez; Perez, Ashley Hope

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              "Another day finished, gracias a Dios." Seventeen-year-old Marisa's mother has been saying this for as long as Marisa can remember.Her parents came to Houston from Mexico. They work hard, and they expect Marisa to help her familia. An ordinary life - marrying a neighborhood guy, ...working, having babies - ought to be good enough for her. Marisa hears something else from her calc teacher. She should study harder, ace the AP test, and get into engineering school in Austin. Some days, it all seems possible. On others, she's not even sure what she wants. When her life at home becomes unbearable, Marisa seeks comfort elsewhere - and suddenly neither her best friend nor boyfriend can get through to her. Caught between the expectations of two different worlds, Marisa isn't sure what she wants - other than a life where she doesn't end each day thanking God it's over. But some things just can't wait.
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              ISBN 9780761384991
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2016
              Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
              Interest Age Children
              Series Carolrhoda YA
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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              The Knife and the Butterfly

              The Knife and the Butterfly (Hardback)

              By Perez, Ashley Hope

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              After a marijuana-addled brawl with a rival gang, 16-year-old Azael wakes up to find himself surrounded by a familiar set of concrete walls and a locked door. Juvie again, he thinks. But he can't really remember what happened or how he got picked up. And this lock-up seems more t...han a little different from the one he knew before. For one, no one comes to visit or even calls. Stranger still are the hours he's forced to spend observing another inmatea white girl his own agethrough a one-way mirror. And then there's his file, which has a heavily redacted newspaper account of the brawl. Between observation sessions, Azael occupies himself with recalling his extremely difficult upbringing as one of three children of illegal Salvadoran immigrants and as a member of the MS-13 gang.
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              ISBN 9780761361565
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2012
              Publisher Carolrhoda Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Carolrhoda YA
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
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