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Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude--and danger--of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.
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.
At first, Travis couldn't stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too.
HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PHINEAS L. MACGUIRE, BOY-SCIENTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE, AKA MAC: 1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it. 2. He's probably the world's expert on mold, including which has the highest stink potential. 3. He does not have a best friend.
It's a classic good versus evil tale, as rats and mice prepare to battle over ownership of Redwall Abbey.
Sadako, a child who has leukemia due to the atomic bomb, folds paper cranes in order to get well. With Picture Descriptions. Historical fiction.
When their mother disappears, two brothers go to stay with a great uncle in a mobile home park next to an abandoned amusement park and begin a search which puts them in danger.
The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket. The puppy had never been so scared or so excited in his life.
One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them and where they had come from. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are a family of brothers and sisters-and they're orphans, too. The only way they can stay together is to try and make it on their own. But where will they live? One night, during a storm, the children find an old red boxcar that keeps them warm and safe. The children decide to make it their home-and become The Boxcar Children!
A gift of a toy castle, complete with silver knight, introduces William to an adventure involving magic and a personal quest.
Tanya loved listening to her grand-mother talk about the patchwork quilt as she cut and stitched together the pieces of colorful fabric.
On an Earth where the Tripods -- huge, three-legged machines -- have ruled for as long as anyone can remember, thirteen-year-old Will harbors fears about the Capping ceremony he will soon undergo.
When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way.
Bradley Chalkers IS the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls. No one likes him--except Carla, the new school counselor.
When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family's old house, 11-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great uncle who is dying of diphtheria.
As they wait out a tornado in their storm cellar, a family listens to their farmhand tell stories about the dog that was blown into his life by another tornado when he was a boy.
A brief biography of the eighteenth-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Middle School Book
Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself. Newbery Medal Winner.
A family in mourning...an ancient bard... and a harp key that brings them together.When fifteen-year-old Jen Morgan flies to Wales to spend Christmas with her family, she's not expecting much from the holiday.
In this unique collection of short stories, the small events of daily life reveal big themes--love and friendship, youth and growing up, success and failure.
It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud's got a few things going for him... Advisory: It has been reported to us that this book contains chapter headings that have been rendered by the publisher as images without image descriptions.
Two girls unexpectedly find themselves lost in the Sierra Nevada mountains for five days.
Thirteen-year-old Kelly tries to befriend Mr. Weems, a disturbed homeless Vietnam War veteran who spends his days in her suburban library, though the man makes it clear he wants to be left alone.
Rose, a shy orphan, blossoms in the company of her spirited relatives when she takes up residence at "The Aunt Hill."
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internmentby Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki and Houston, James D.
A moving and intensely human true story of a Japanese American family during the internment of World War II and its aftermath
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