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Read Your Way Across the U. S. of A.

Description: Buckle up and hit the road with this collection of middle grade novels. Visit your home state or explore one you've never been to with these novels set all over America. Ages 8 to 13.


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The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

by Kristin Levine

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Alabama

Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

No one would believe me but at times I would choose wartime in Saigon over peacetime in Alabama.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Alabama

Ghosts in the Fog

by Samantha Seiple

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Alaska

Williwaw!

by Tom Bodett

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Alaska

A Diamond in the Desert

by Kathryn Fitzmaurice

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Arizona

Saving Lucas Biggs

by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Arizona

Philip Hall Likes Me. I Reckon Maybe.

by Bette Greene

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Arkansas

The Lions of Little Rock

by Kristin Levine

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Arkansas

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

by Firoozeh Dumas

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: California

Al Capone Does My Shirts

by Gennifer Choldenko

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: California

The Leanin' Dog

by K. A. Nuzum

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Colorado

Phantoms in the Snow

by Kathleen Benner Duble

In this gripping journey, a fifteen-year-old pacifist must decide what he believes as he faces the reality of World War II. The year is 1944, and fifteen-year-old Noah Garrett's parents have died from smallpox.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Colorado

The Crossroads

by Chris Grabenstein

ZACK, HIS DAD, and new stepmother have just moved back to his father’s hometown, not knowing that their new house has a dark history. Fifty years ago, a crazed killer caused an accident at the nearby crossroads that took 40 innocent lives.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Connecticut

Because of Mr. Terupt

by Rob Buyea

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Connecticut

Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware

by M. T. Anderson and Kurt Cyrus

Date Added: 05/10/2018


Category: Delaware

A Light in the Storm

by Karen Hesse

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Delaware

Wake Up Missing

by Kate Messner

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Florida

Turtle in Paradise

by Jennifer L. Holm

In Jennifer L. Holm's New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn't like the movies.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Florida

The Ethan I Was Before

by Ali Standish

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Georgia

Kira-Kira

by Cynthia Kadohata

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Georgia

Good Job, Kanani

by Lisa Yee and Sarah Davis

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Hawaii

Calvin Coconut

by Graham Salisbury and Jacqueline Rogers

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Hawaii

The King of Slippery Falls

by Sid Hite

While on a single-minded quest to catch an elusive giant trout, sixteen-year-old Lewis Hinton's life in a small Idaho town is turned upside down when he learns that he is adopted and might be a descendant of French royalty.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Idaho

Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus...

by Kristen Tracy

Fair:just, equitable, what is right. Unfair:the life of Camille McPhee. Imagine being Camille McPhee. She has low blood sugar, so she carries extra food in a cooler. Would you want to do that? Didn't think so.

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Idaho

Hold Fast

by Blue Balliett

From NYT bestselling author Blue Balliett, the story of a girl who falls into Chicago's shelter system, and from there must solve the mystery of her father's strange disappearance. Where is Early's father?

Date Added: 04/26/2018


Category: Illinois


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