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A Long Way From Chicago

by Peck, Richard

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1)

by L'Engle, Madeleine

The story of how Meg, Charles and Calvin travel through the universe to battle the powers of darkness.

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Dicamillo, Kate

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Bridge to Terabithia

by Paterson, Katherine

It was Leslie's idea to create Terabithia, their secret kingdom in the woods where Leslie and Jess reigned as King and Queen. There no enemy could defeat them.

Bud, Not Buddy

by Curtis, Christopher Paul

It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Charlotte's Web

by White, E. B.

E.B. White's classic story of the friendship between Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider.

Falling Up

by Silverstein, Shel

Quirky poetry for children, includes scanner's descriptions of accompanying drawings.

Freckle Juice

by Blume, Judy

Andrew would do anything to get himself covered in freckles--even buy a questionable freckle juice recipe from Sharon!

Fudge-a-Mania

by Blume, Judy

Pete describes the family vacation in Maine with the Tubmans, highlighted by the antics of his younger brother Fudge.

Hana’s Suitcase

by Levine, Karen

A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her.

Hatchet

by Paulsen, Gary

This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared--and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure.

Homesick: My Own Story

by Fritz, Jean

Fritz's Newbery Honor-winning memoir of growing up during a turbulent time in China's history is "rich in the telling observations of sights, sounds and people."

Horton Hears a Who!

by Seuss, Dr

A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.

Little Town On the Prairie (Little House #7)

by Wilder, Laura Ingalls

In this seventh book of the "Little House" series, The citizens of De Smet bring culture to the prairie, and Laura's courtship with Almanzo begins.

Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille

by Freedman, Russell

"An extremely well-written and informative book that tells about Braille's life and the development of his alphabet system for the blind. Freedman's gift for making his subjects both accessible and intriguing comes through wonderfully in this book.

Pippi Longstocking

by Lindgren, Astrid

Adventurous stories of a free-spirited girl named Pippi Longstocking.

Richard Wright and the Library Card

by Miller, William

A fictionalized account of an important episode from the book 'Black Boy' by Richard Wright, in which he gains access to a public library with the help of a co-worker.

Sarah, Plain and Tall

by Maclachlan, Patricia

Sarah, from the coast of Maine, answers an advertisement from a Midwestern farmer for a wife.

Shiloh (Shiloh Trilogy #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.

Shipwrecked! The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy

by Blumberg, Rhoda

In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after being stranded on a deserted island with friends, 14-year-old Manjiro becomes the first Japanese person to visit the United States.

Skylark

by Maclachlan, Patricia

Sequel to Sarah, Plain and Tall. When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

Strawberry Girl

by Lenski, Lois

A family living in the lake region of Florida in the early 1900's struggles for survival in a primitive environment, as they battle harsh conditions and hostile neighbors.

The Bat Boy & His Violin

by Curtis, Gavin

Reginald loves playing violin. Papa wants him to be the bat boy for a team in the Negro Leagues. Can Papa understand his son? Warm story of family affection for ages 4 to adult, pictures described.

The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto

by Standiford, Natalie

Recounts the life of Balto, the sled dog who braved a snowstorm to deliver medicine to Nome, Alaska, during a 1925 diphtheria epidemic.

The Fear Place

by Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

When he and his older brother Gordon are left camping alone, 12-year-old Doug faces his fear of heights with the help of a cougar.

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