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Bang! by Flake, Sharon.

A teenage boy must face the harsh realities of inner city life, a disintegrating family, and destructive temptations as he struggles to find his identity as a young man.

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A small-time hood kills a police officer and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police, leading to a deadly conclusion.

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Navigating Early by Vanderpool, Clare.

At the end of World War II, Jack Baker, a landlocked Kansas boy, is suddenly uprooted after his mother's death and placed in a boys' boarding school in Maine. There, Jack encounters Early Auden, the strangest of boys, who reads the number pi as a story and collects clippings about the sightings of a great black bear in the nearby mountains.

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Band room bash : a romantic mystery by Speare, Candice.

When Trish Cunningham and her oldest stepson, Tommy, find Four Oaks High School's English teacher dead in the band room, the suspect list is lengthy. Georgia Winters had a number of enemies - including Tommy Cunningham. Trish pulls out her notebook to collect clues, but Detective Eric Scott pointedly asks her to mind her own business. Despite his warnings, Trish jumps in and becomes embroiled in a mystery that could become her swan song.

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Students discover escaped slaves buried in Q-C

As a child, Milton Howard was kidnapped in Muscatine County and sold into slavery in the South.

Citizenship Connection Project Offered at the Library

The Citizenship Connection project will offer free consultation, citizenship and immigration workshops and classes led by accredited CASA Guanajuato s…

Reception to celebrate new mural at Davenport Library

Reception to celebrate "Imagine the Possibilities" – recently completed NEW mural at Davenport Public Library, Main Street
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National Library Week: 1961 and Now

17 Apr 2014

The motto for National Library week 1961 was “For a Better-Read, Better-Informed America”. That year, the Davenport Public Library was featured on a half hour TV show, Spectrum, on WHBF. Both the Davenport Morning Democrat and The Daily Times ran … Continue reading →

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Farmstead Egg Guide and Cookbook by Terry Golson

16 Apr 2014

No matter where you live, you can have farmstead fresh eggs! From the cities to the suburbs, backyards are filled with the sounds of clucking like never before as more people invest in having a closer connection to the food they eat and discover the rewards (and challenges) of raising chickens and cultivating their own […]

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