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1997

The Thief

by Turner, Megan Whalen

Nothing is overdone and not a word is out of place in this auspicious debut," wrote Kirkus in a starred review of Instead of Three Wishes, the first book by Megan Whalen Turner. Her second book more than fulfills that promise.

A Girl Named Disaster

by Farmer, Nancy

Nhamo's mother is dead, and her father is gone. She is a virtual slave in her small African village. Before her twelfth birthday, Nhamo learns that she must marry a cruel man with three other wives and decides desperately to run away.

1996

The Midwife's Apprentice

by Cushman, Karen

From the author of "Catherine, Called Birdy" comes another spellbinding novel set in medieval England. The girl known only as Brat has no family, no home, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice.

What Jamie Saw

by Coman, Carolyn

When Jamie saw him throw the baby, saw Van throw the little baby, saw Van throw his little sister Nin, then they moved out. They move into a little trailer and things are fine...as long as no one gets too close. A Newbery Honor Book.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963

by Curtis, Christopher Paul

Historical fiction of the civil rights movement in the South during the 60s. Winner of numerous awards.

Yolonda's Genius

by Fenner, Carol

Yolonda's mother decides to move to a smaller, safer town than Chicago. Coping with the move isn't easy for Yolonda, because she hates her new town, but it's worse for her little brother.

The Great Fire

by Murphy, Jim

Story of the great fire of 1871, one of the most colossal disasters in American history.

1995

Walk Two Moons

by Creech, Sharon

After her mother leaves home suddenly, 13-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Winner of the 1995 Newbery Medal.

Catherine, Called Birdy

by Cushman, Karen

A novel, in diary form, of a young woman living in medieval England in 1290.

The Ear, the Eye and the Arm

by Farmer, Nancy

The future world of Zimbabwe depends on Africa's most unusual detectives: the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, to find the General's three missing children.

1994

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1)

by Lowry, Lois

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.

Crazy Lady

by Conly, Jane Leslie

Leslie Jane Conly's Newbery Honor winner is a heart-warming tale of how one boy's view of the world is changed.

Dragon's Gate

by Yep, Laurence

When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father working to build a tunnel for a railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

by Freedman, Russell

Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt for children and teens.

1993

Missing May

by Rylant, Cynthia

This story is about Summer after her foster mother's sudden death, but also her sorrow witnessing the grief of Ob, her foster father.

Somewhere in the Darkness

by Myers, Walter Dean

Jimmy is 14, living in Harlem, and holding his own in a pretty tough world. But things get tougher when his father Crab shows up, after being gone 9 years.

The Dark-Thirty

by Mckissack, Patricia C.

The Dark-Thirty is a collection of original stories rooted in African-American history and the oral storytelling tradition.

What Hearts

by Brooks, Bruce

Recipient of a 1993 Newbery Honor, this novel is an achingly beautiful, powerfully rendered journey through childhood that is not to be missed, now available in a new edition with a striking new cover.

1992

Shiloh (Shiloh Trilogy, Book 1)

by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh. When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sight -- and also big trouble.

Nothing But The Truth: A Documentary Novel

by Avi

Philip was just humming along with the tape of the Star Spangled Banner, played each day in his homeroom. How could this minor incident turn into a major national scandal?

The Wright Brothers: How They Invented The Airplane

by Freedman, Russell

The first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight, and the men behind it.

1991

Maniac Magee

by Spinelli, Jerry

They say Maniac Magee was born in a dump. They say his stomach was a cereal box and his heart a sofa spring. A Newbery Honor Book.

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

by Avi

Not every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial and found guilty ...

1990

Number the Stars

by Lowry, Lois

This Newbery Medal Book describes how a ten-year-old Danish girl's bravery is tested when her best friend is threatened by Nazis in 1943.

Afternoon of the Elves

by Lisle, Janet Taylor

Something strange and wonderful has appeared in Sara-Kate's junky and overgrown yard - a tiny delicate village built of sticks and leaves. A Newbery Honor book.

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