Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Virginia Readers' Choice, Middle School(6-8)

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    2010

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    Hal

    Book of a thousand days

    Hale, Shannon.

    Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids.

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    Place: Nominee

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    Pee

    Keeper

    Peet, Mal.

    In an interview with a young journalist, World Cup hero, El Gato, describes his youth in the Brazilian rain forest and the events, experiences, and people that helped make him a great goalkeeper and renowned soccer star.

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    Lawn boy

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business.

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    Place: Nominee

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    LAW

    Savvy

    Law, Ingrid, 1970-

    Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.

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    SCH

    The Wednesday wars

    Schmidt, Gary D.

    During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns much of value about the world he lives in.

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    2009

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    Opp

    Airborn

    Oppel, Kenneth.

    Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

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    Place: Winner

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    2008

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    AUDIO
    RIO

    The lightning thief - Audio #1

    Riordan, Rick.

    Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood, a special camp to prepare him to stop a war among the gods.

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    RIO

    The Lightning Thief / Percy Jackson and The Olympians - #1

    Riordan, Rick.

    Percy, expelled from six schools for being unable to control his temper, learns the truth from his mother that his father is the Greek god Poseidon, and is sent to Camp Half Blood where he is befriended by a satyr and the demigod daughter of Athena who join him in a journey to the Underworld to retrieve Zeus's lightning bolt and prevent a catastrophic war.

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    2006

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    Pao

    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Pao

    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    Pao
    c.3

    Eragon / #1

    Paolini, Christopher.

    In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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    2005

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    SPI

    Loser

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Even though his classmates from first grade on have considered him strange and a loser, Daniel Zinkoff's optimism and exuberance and the support of his loving family do not allow him to feel that way about himself.

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    2004

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    VAN

    Flipped

    Van Draanen, Wendelin.

    In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years.

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    2003

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    KOR

    No more dead dogs

    Korman, Gordon.

    Eighth-grade football hero Wallace Wallace is sentenced to detention attending rehearsals of the school play where, in spite of himself, he becomes wrapped up in the production and begins to suggest changes that improve not only the play but his life as well.

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    2001

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    GAN

    Joey Pigza swallowed the key / #1

    Gantos, Jack.

    To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription meds wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired.

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    1999

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    SPI

    Crash

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    Seventh-grader John "Crash" Coogan has always been comfortable with his tough, aggressive behavior, until his relationship with an unusual Quaker boy and his grandfather's stroke make him consider the meaning of friendship and the importance of family.

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    1998

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    FAR

    The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel

    Farmer, Nancy.

    In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them.

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    1997

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    CRE

    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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    1996

    The Giver / #1 - The Giver Quartet

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    LOW

    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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    LOW

    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

    Advantage
    Digital
    Collection

    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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    SPI

    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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    1991

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    MAG

    Good night, Mr. Tom

    Magorian, Michelle.

    A battered child learns to embrace life when he is adopted by an old man in the English countryside during the Second World War.

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    2010

    Uprising

    Haddix, Margaret Peterson

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    London calling

    Bloor, Edward

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Miss Spitfire : reaching Helen Keller

    Miller, Sarah

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The black book of secrets

    Higgins, F. E.

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2007

    The Sea of Trolls

    Farmer, Nancy

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    2002

    Blackwater

    Bunting, Eve

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    Place: Winner

    2000

    Spirit Seeker

    Nixon, Joan Lowery

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1995

    Flight #116 is down

    Cooney, Caroline

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1994

    The dead man in Indian Creek

    Hahn, Mary Downing

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1992

    A family apart

    Nixon, Joan Lowery

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1990

    Hatchet

    Paulsen, Gary

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1989

    The other side of dark

    Nixon, Joan Lowery

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1988

    Ghost in my soup

    Miller, Judi

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1987

    The man in the woods

    Wells, Rosemary

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1986

    The cat ate my gymsuit

    Danziger, Paula

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1984

    The Westing game

    Raskin, Ellen

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

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