Paideia School Library

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Book Sense Book of the Year Award, Children's

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    2008

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    The invention of Hugo Cabret

    Selznick, Brian.

    Hugo, an orphan, clock keeper, and thief who lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, finds his life and most precious secrets in jeopardy when he becomes involved with an eccentric girl and a bitter old man.

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    2007

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    The book thief

    Zusak, Markus.

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

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    2006

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    Inkspell / #2

    Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

    When Dustfinger finds a crooked storyteller who can read him back to Inkscape, he leaves his apprentice Farid behind; but Farid seeks out Meggie and the two follow him back into the enchanted book.

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    2005

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    Chasing Vermeer / #1

    Balliett, Blue, 1955-

    When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

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    2004

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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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    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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    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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    2003

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    The Thief Lord

    Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

    Orphaned brothers Prosper and Bo, having run away from their cruel aunt and uncle, decide to hide out in Venice where they fall in with the Thief Lord, a thirteen-year-old boy who leads a crime ring of street children.

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    The Thief Lord

    Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

    Orphaned brothers Prosper and Bo, having run away from their cruel aunt and uncle, decide to hide out in Venice where they fall in with the Thief Lord, a thirteen-year-old boy who leads a crime ring of street children.

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    2002

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    The sisterhood of the traveling pants

    Brashares, Ann.

    Four friends, one pair of jeans, and the biggest summer of their lives.

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    2001

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    Because of Winn-Dixie

    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.

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    Because of Winn-Dixie

    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.

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    2000

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    The quiltmaker's gift

    Brumbeau, Jeff.

    When a generous quiltmaker finally agrees to make a quilt for a greedy king but only under certain conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of heart.

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    1999

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    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone [#1]

    Rowling, J. K.

    Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

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    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone [#1]

    Rowling, J. K.

    Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

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    Row

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone [#1]

    Rowling, J. K.

    Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

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    Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal

    Rowling, J. K.

    Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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    1998

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    The hat

    Brett, Jan, 1949-

    When Lisa hangs her woolen clothes in the sun to air them out for winter, the hedgehog, to the amusement of the other animals, ends up wearing a stocking on his head.

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    The gardener

    Stewart, Sarah, 1939-

    A series of letters relating what happens when, after her father loses his job, Lydia Grace goes to live with her Uncle Jim in the city but takes her love for gardening with her.

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    To market, to market

    Miranda, Anne.

    Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch.

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    Toot & Puddle

    Hobbie, Holly.

    Toot and Puddle are best friends with very different interests, so when Toot spends the year travelling around the world, Puddle enjoys receiving his postcards.

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    1997

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    Lilly's purple plastic purse

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.

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    Falling up : poems and drawings

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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    The golden compass

    Pullman, Philip.

    Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subjects of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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    The golden compass - Audio #1

    Pullman, Philip, 1946-

    Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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    The golden compass - Audio #1

    Pullman, Philip, 1946-

    Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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    1996

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    Guess how much I love you

    McBratney, Sam.

    During a bedtime game, every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more.

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    Catherine, called Birdy

    Cushman, Karen.

    The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off.

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    Math curse

    Scieszka, Jon.

    When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse.

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    1995

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    Rainbow fish

    Pfister, Marcus

    The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.

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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 / #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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    Pink and Say

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather.

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    1994

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    Stellaluna

    Cannon, Janell, 1957-

    After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

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    Emily

    Bedard, Michael.

    When a mother and child pay a visit to their reclusive neighbor Emily, who stays in her house writing poems, there is an exchange of special gifts.

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    Mama, do you love me?

    Joosse, Barbara M.

    A child living in the Arctic learns that a mother's love is unconditional.

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    The rainbabies

    Melmed, Laura Krauss.

    When the moon gives twelve tiny babies to a childless couple, the new parents take great care of their charges and eventually receive an unexpected reward.

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    Santa calls

    Joyce, William.

    Art Aimesworth receives a mysterious summons from Santa Claus and he shares a Christmas adventure with his sister that brings them closer together.

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    The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales

    Scieszka, Jon.

    Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.

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    The three little wolves and the big bad pig

    Trivizas, Eugene.

    An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.

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    1993

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    Martha speaks

    Meddaugh, Susan.

    Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup.

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    1998

    When Jessie came across the sea

    Hest, Amy

    Not Owned by Library

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    1997

    My very first Mother Goose

    Opie, Iona

    Not Owned by Library

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    My many colored days

    Dr. Seuss

    Not Owned by Library

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    1996

    Miss Spider's tea party

    Kirk, David

    Not Owned by Library

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    The library

    Stewart, Sarah

    Not Owned by Library

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    1995

    Town mouse country mouse

    Brett, Jan

    Not Owned by Library

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    Time for bed

    Fox, Mem

    Not Owned by Library

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    Ship of dreams

    Morrissey, Dean

    Not Owned by Library

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    Red Ranger came calling : a guaranteed true Christmas story

    Breathed, Berkley

    Not Owned by Library

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    Penguin Small

    Inkpen, Mick

    Not Owned by Library

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    All the places to love

    Maclachlan, Patricia

    Not Owned by Library

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    1993

    Old Turtle

    Wood, Douglas

    Not Owned by Library

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    The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

    Scieszka, Jon

    Not Owned by Library

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    Trouble with trolls

    Brett, Jan

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    On the day you were born

    Frasier, Debra

    Not Owned by Library

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    Love you forever

    Munsch, Robert

    Not Owned by Library

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    Dinotopia: a land apart from time

    Gurney, James

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

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