Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.
This book is another of the 20 on this year’s New Mexico Battle of the Books Middle School list. Copies are currently available in the Young Adult Department and the Children’s Department. There is also the book on CD available in the Media Department.