Paideia School Library

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Newbery Medal

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    2010

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    When you reach me

    Stead, Rebecca.

    As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

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    2009

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    The graveyard book

    Gaiman, Neil.

    An orphaned boy is raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

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    The graveyard book

    Gaiman, Neil.

    An orphaned boy is raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

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    The graveyard book

    Gaiman, Neil.

    Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

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    2008

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    Good masters! sweet ladies! : voices from a medieval village

    Schlitz, Laura Amy.

    A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

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    2007

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    The higher power of Lucky

    Patron, Susan.

    Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life.

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    The higher power of Lucky

    Patron, Susan.

    Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life.

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    2006

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    Criss cross

    Perkins, Lynne Rae.

    Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.

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    2005

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    Kira-Kira

    Kadohata, Cynthia.

    Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

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    Kira-Kira

    Kadohata, Cynthia.

    Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

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    2004

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    The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

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    Despereaux : es la historia de un ratón, una princesa, un cucharada de sopa y un carrete de hilo

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    Chronicles the adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents and the princess that he loves, a servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

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    2003

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    AVI

    Crispin : the cross of lead

    Avi, 1937-

    Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.

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    Crispin: the cross of lead

    Avi 1937-

    Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.

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    2002

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    A single shard

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Tree-ear, a thirteen-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.

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    A single shard

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Tree-ear, a thirteen-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.

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    2001

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    A year down yonder

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

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    A year down yonder

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

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    2000

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    CUR

    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

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    1999

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    SAC

    Holes

    Sachar, Louis.

    AS further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

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    1998

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    Hes

    Out of the dust : a novel

    Hesse, Karen

    In a series of free-verse poems, fifteen-year-old Billie-Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

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    Out of the dust : a novel

    Hesse, Karen

    In a series of free-verse poems, fifteen-year-old Billie-Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

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    1997

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    The view from Saturday

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

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    1996

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    The midwife's apprentice

    Cushman, Karen.

    In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.

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    1995

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    Walk two moons

    Creech, Sharon.

    After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.

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    1994

    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

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    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

    Lowry, Lois.

    Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

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    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

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    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

    Lowry, Lois.

    Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

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    The giver

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    The giver The Giver Quartet, Book 1

    Lowry, Lois.

    Lois Lowry's The Giver is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue , Messenge r, and Son . Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

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    1993

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    Missing May

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living.

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    Missing May

    Ryland, Cynthia

    Audio book, 120 min. Read by Frances McDormand. Summer, a young girl, dreadfully misses May, the woman who had been her mother for the last 6 years. But Summer is further troubled when May's husband begins to sense visitations from his dead wife, and begins a quest to keep him alive and away from the spirit world.

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    1992

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    Shiloh

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

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    1991

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    Maniac Magee : a novel

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

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    1990

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    Number the stars

    Lowry, Lois.

    In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

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    1989

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    Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Fleischman, Paul.

    A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.

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    1988

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    Lincoln

    Lincoln : a photobiography

    Freedman, Russell.

    Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

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    Lincoln

    Lincoln : a photobiography

    Freedman, Russell.

    Photographs and text trace the life of the Civil War President.

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    1987

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    The whipping boy

    Fleischman, Sid.

    A poor orphan boy is plucked from the city sewers and given the worst job in the kingdom, being whipped instead of the king's bratty son.

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    1986

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    Sarah, Plain and Tall

    MacLachlan, Patricia.

    Family on the prairie gets a new mother.

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    1985

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    The hero and the crown

    McKinley, Robin.

    Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the blue sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North.

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    1984

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    Dear Mr. Henshaw

    Cleary, Beverly.

    In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.

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    1983

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    Dicey's song

    Voigt, Cynthia.

    Now that the four abandoned Tillerman children are settled in with their grandmother, Dicey finds that their new beginnings require love, trust, humor, and courage.

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    1982

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    A visit to William Blake's inn : poems for innocent and experienced travelers

    Willard, Nancy.

    A collection of poems describing the curious menagerie of guests who arrive at William Blake's inn.

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    1981

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    Jacob have I loved

    Paterson, Katherine.

    Feeling deprived all her life of schooling, friends, mother, and even her name by her twin sister, Louise finally begins to find her identity.

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    1978

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    Bridge to Terabithia

    Paterson, Katherine.

    The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.

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    1976

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    The grey king

    Cooper, Susan.

    In this fourth book of The Dark Is Rising sequence, Will Stanton, visiting in Wales, is swept into a desperate quest to find the golden harp and to awaken the ancient Sleepers.

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    1974

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    FOX

    The slave dancer; a novel

    Fox, Paula.

    Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo.

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    1973

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    Julie of the wolves

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

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    Julie of the wolves

    George, Jean Craighead

    Audio book, 4.5 hours, unabridged. Read by Christina Moore. While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

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    1971

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    The summer of the swans

    Byars, Betsy Cromer.

    A teen-age girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her mentally retarded brother gets lost.

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    1969

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    The High King / The Prydain Chronicles / #5

    Alexander, Lloyd.

    In this fifth and final chronicle of Prydain the forces of good and evil meet in ultimate confrontation.

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    1968

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    From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Two suburban children run away from their Connecticut home and go to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, where their ingenuity enables them to live in luxury.

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    1961

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    Island of the Blue Dolphins

    O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989.

    Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life.

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    1959

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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond

    Speare, Elizabeth George

    Massachusetts colonists accuse innocent young woman of witchcraft

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    1954

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    KRU

    --and now Miguel

    Krumgold, Joseph, 1908-

    Miguel lives with his family on a sheep ranch in New Mexico. More than anything else, he longs to go with the men to the Sangre de Christo Mountains.

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    1953

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    Secret of the Andes

    Clark, Ann Nolan, 1898-

    An Indian boy who tends llamas in a hidden valley in Peru learns the traditions and secrets of his Inca ancestors.

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    1952

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    Ginger Pye

    Estes, Eleanor, 1906-

    The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.

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    1949

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    King of the wind

    Henry, Marguerite, 1902-1997.

    Traces the abuses and triumphs of the Arabian stallion who became a founding sire of the Thoroughbred breed, and of the mute Arabian boy who tended him as long as he lived.

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    1948

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    The twenty-one balloons

    Du Bois, William Pne, 1916-

    Three weeks after leaving San Francisco in a balloon to fly across the Pacific, Professor Sherman is picked up in the Atlantic clinging to wreckage.

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    1936

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    Caddie Woodlawn

    Brink, Carol (Ryrie) 1895-

    The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

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    1933

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    Young Fu of the upper Yangtze

    Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman, 1892-1958.

    In the 1920's, a Chinese youth from the country comes to Chungking with his mother where the bustling city offers adventure and his apprenticeship to a coppersmith brings good fortune.

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    1980

    A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

    Blos, Joan W.

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    1979

    The Westing game

    Raskin, Ellen

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    1977

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry

    Taylor, Mildred D,

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    1972

    Mrs Frisby and the rats of NIMH

    O'Brien, Robert C.

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    1970

    Sounder

    Armstrong, William H.

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    1967

    Up a Road Slowly

    Hunt, Irene

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    1966

    I, Juan de Pareja

    De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton

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    1965

    Shadow of a bull

    Wojciechowska, Maia

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    1964

    It's like this, Cat

    Neville, Emily

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    1963

    A wrinkle in time

    L'Engle, Madeleine

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    1962

    The bronze bow

    Speare, Elizabeth

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    1960

    Onion John

    Krumgold, Joseph

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    1958

    Rifles for Watie

    Keith, Harold

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    1957

    Miracles on Maple Hill

    Sorensen, Virginia

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    1956

    Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

    Latham, Jean Lee

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    1955

    The Wheel on the School

    DeJong, Meindert

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    1951

    Amos Fortune, Free Man

    Yates, Elizabeth

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    1947

    Miss Hickory

    Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

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    1946

    Strawberry girl

    Lenski, Lois

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    1945

    Rabbit hill

    Lawson, Robert

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    1944

    Johnny Tremain

    Forbes, Esther

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    1942

    The matchlock gun

    Edmonds, Walter

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    1941

    Call it courage

    Sperry, Armstrong

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    1940

    Daniel Boone

    Daugherty, James

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    1939

    Thimble summer

    Enright, Elizabeth

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    1938

    The White Stag

    Seredy, Kate

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    1937

    Roller skates

    Sawyer, Ruth

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    1935

    Dobry

    Shannon, Monica

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    1934

    Invincible Louisa: the story of the author of Little Women

    Meigs, Vornelia

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    1932

    Waterless mountain

    Armer, Laura Adams

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    1931

    The cat who went to heaven

    Coatsworth, Elizabeth

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    1930

    Hitty, her first hundred years.

    Field, Rachel

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    1929

    The trumpeter of Krakow

    Kelly, Eric P.

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    1928

    Gay-Neck; the story of a pigeon.

    Mukerji, Dhan Gopal

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    1927

    Smoky, the cowhorse

    James, Will

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    1926

    Shen of the sea.

    Chrisman, Arthur Bowie

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    1925

    Tales from silver lands

    Finger, Charles

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    1924

    The dark frigate

    Hawes, Charles

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    1923

    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    Lofting, Hugh

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    1922

    The story of mankind

    Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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