Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 3-6

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    2010

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    Kickoff!

    Barber, Tiki, 1975-

    Twelve-year-olds Tiki and Ronde tryout for the junior high footabll team and hope to not only get a spot but also to be a part of the starting lineup.

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    The puzzling world of Winston Breen

    Berlin, Eric.

    Winston Breen loves solving puzzles; and when his sister uncovers a twenty-five-year-old scavenger hunt--which leads to a ring worth thousands of dollars--he and his family jump at the opportunity to solve it.

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    Hey batta batta swing! : the wild old days of baseball

    Cook, Sally.

    Describes the old days of baseball before there were pitching mounds, and contains trivia about players' nicknames, team names, and the design of the uniforms.

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    Just Grace

    Harper, Charise Mericle.

    Misnamed by her teacher, seven-year-old Just Grace prides herself on being empathetic, but when she tries to help a neighbor feel better, her good intentions backfire.

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    Emmy and the incredible shrinking rat / #1

    Jonell, Lynne.

    When Emmy discovers that she and her formerly loving parents are being drugged by their evil nanny with rodent potions that can change people in frightening ways, she and some new friends must try everything possible to return things to normal.

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    Henry's freedom box

    Levine, Ellen.

    A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

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    The year of the rat : a novel

    Lin, Grace.

    In the Chinese Year of the Rat, a young Taiwanese American girl faces many challenges: her best friend moves to California and a new boy comes to her school, she must find the courage to forge ahead with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and she must learn to find the beauty in change.

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    Different like Coco

    Matthews, Elizabeth.

    Presents the life of a French fashion designer who used her creativity and sewing skills to make clothing for the new generation of independent working women of Paris.

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    How to steal a dog : a novel

    O'Connor, Barbara.

    Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked mother's calls for patience, persuades her younger brother to help her in an elaborate scheme to get money by stealing a dog and then claiming the reward that the owners are bound to offer.

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    2009

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    No talking

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

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    No talking

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls to a "no talking" contest.

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    Campy : the Roy Campanella story

    Adler, David A.

    Provides an illustrated biography of Roy Campanella; discussing his childhood, experience in the Negro Leagues, MLB career, the car accident that left him paralyzed, and his radio program.

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    The hero revealed

    Boniface, William.

    Ordinary Boy, the only resident of Superopolis without a superpower, uncovers and foils a sinister plot to destroy the town.

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    Dragon slippers

    George, Jessica Day, 1976-

    Orphaned after a fever epidemic, Creel befriends a dragon and unknowingly inherits an object that can either save or destroy her kingdom.

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    The snow baby : The Arctic childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary's daring daughter

    Kirkpatrick, Katherine.

    Chronicles the childhood of Marie Ahnighito, the daughter of Admiral Robert E. Peary, who was born in an Intuit village in northern Greenland and spent the next few years making friends with Intuit children, playing on the region's glacial cliffs, and living a life unlike other Victorian children.

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    Rules

    Lord, Cynthia.

    Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.

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    Two-minute drill

    Lupica, Mike.

    Brainy Scott, a great kicker who otherwise struggles with football, and star quarterback Chris, who has dyslexia, team up to help each other succeed in both football and school.

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    Clementine

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.

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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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    Younguncle comes to town

    Singh, Vandana.

    In a small town in northern India, three siblings await their father's youngest brother, Younguncle, who is said to be somewhat eccentric.

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    2008

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    The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.

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    The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.

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    Phineas L. Macguire-- erupts! : the first experiment

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

    Fourth-grade science whiz Phineas MacGuire is forced to team up with the new boy in class on a science fair project, but the boy's quirky personality causes Phineas to wonder if they have any chance of winning.

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    Ugly

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    When all the other birds of Dove Lake turn against him, Ugly's mother has no choice but to protect her family and leave her darling chick behind.

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    Freedom on the menu : the Greensboro sit-ins

    Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

    The 1960 civil rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, are seen through the eyes of a young Southern black girl.

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    2007

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    Hachiko : the true story of a loyal dog

    Turner, Pamela S.

    Relates the true story of a dog who accompanied his master to and from a Tokyo train station for a year and, after his master died, continued to wait for him there every day for many years.

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    The frog princess / #1

    Baker, E. D.

    After reluctantly kissing a frog, an awkward, fourteen-year-old princess suddenly finds herself a frog, too, and sets off with the prince to seek the means--and the self-confidence--to become human again.

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    The world according to Humphrey

    Birney, Betty G.

    Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.

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    Lunch money

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    Twelve-year-old Greg, who has always been good at moneymaking projects, is surprised to find himself teaming up with his lifelong rival, Maura, to create a series of comic books to sell at school.

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    Lunch money

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    Twelve-year-old Greg, who has always been good at moneymaking projects, is surprised to find himself teaming up with his lifelong rival, Maura, to create a series of comic books to sell at school.

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    The big house

    Coman, Carolyn.

    When Ivy and Ray's parents are sent to jail, and left in the custody of their parent's accusers, they decide to look for evidence that will "spring" their parents.

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    Mr. Chickee's funny money

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, and Russell's dog Zoopy solve the mystery of a quadrillion-dollar bill with the image of James Brown on it.

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    The remarkable Benjamin Franklin

    Harness, Cheryl.

    An illustrated biography of founding father and American patriot Benjamin Franklin, discussing his childhood, achievements, and participation in the American colonies' bid for independence.

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    Ruby Lu, brave and true

    Look, Lenore.

    "Almost-eight-year-old" Ruby Lu spends time with her baby brother, goes to Chinese school, performs magic tricks and learns to drive, and has adventures with both old and new friends.

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    The tarantula scientist

    Montgomery, Sy.

    Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.

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    Looking for Bobowicz : a Hoboken chicken story

    Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941-

    Upon moving to Hoboken, New Jersey, a boy convinces his two new friends to help him track down the mysterious phantom who stole his bicycle, as well as Arthur Bobowicz, owner of a giant chicken that once terrorized local citizens.

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    2006

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    Scranimals : poems

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    An illustrated collection of poems about the mysterious creatures--jumbles of birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers--that populate Scranimal Island.

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    2005

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    Double Fudge / #5

    Blume, Judy.

    His younger brother's obsession with money and the discovery of long-lost cousins Flora and Fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelve-year-old Peter.

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    2003

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    The butterfly

    Polacco, Patricia.

    During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom.

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    2002

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    So you want to be president?

    St. George, Judith, 1931-

    Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.

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    2000

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    Frindle

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.

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    Frindle

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    Clever fifth-grader Nick Allen, determined to turn his teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, invents a new word and sets off a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.

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    1999

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    Shiloh season

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    When mean and angry Judd, who has never known kindness, takes to drinking and mistreats his dogs, Marty discovers how deep a hurt can go and how long it takes to heal.

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    1997

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    Swamp Angel

    Isaacs, Anne.

    Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.

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    1996

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    The sweetest fig

    Van Allsburg, Chris.

    After being given two magical figs that make his dreams come true, Monsieur Bibot sees his plans for future wealth upset by his long-suffering dog.

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    2010

    Gimme cracked corn & I will share

    O'Malley, Kevin

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    Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World

    Jenkins, Steve

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    Place: Nominee

    Surfer of the century : the life of Duke Kahanamoku

    Crowe, Ellie

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    Room One: A Mystery or Two

    Clements, Andrew

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    The Gollywhopper Games

    Feldman, Jody

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    2009

    The last brother : a Civil War tale

    Noble, Trinka Hakes

    Not Owned by Library

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    The winner's walk

    Patterson, Nancy Ruth

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    The lacemaker and the princess

    Bradley, Kimberly B

    Not Owned by Library

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    Igraine the brave

    Funke, Cornelia

    Not Owned by Library

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    Dad, Jackie and Me

    Uhlberg, Myron

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    2008

    Aliens are coming!: the true account of the 1938 War of the worlds radio broadcast

    McCarthy, Megan

    Not Owned by Library

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    The curse of the bologna sandwich

    Trine, Greg

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    Place: Nominee

    Twenty-one elephants and still standing

    Prince, April Jones

    Not Owned by Library

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    Clemency Pogue fairy killer

    Petty, JT

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    The right dog for the job : Ira's path from service dog to guide dog

    Hinshaw, Dorothy

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    Moon runner

    Marsden, Carolyn

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    Blackbeard's last fight

    Kimmel, Eric

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    The world's greatest elephant

    Helfer, Ralph

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    Mallory vs. Max

    Friedman, Laura

    Not Owned by Library

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    The Goat Lady

    Bregoli, Jane

    Not Owned by Library

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    Marvelous Mattie : how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor

    McCully, Emily Arnold

    Not Owned by Library

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    2007

    The roar of the crowd

    Wallace, Rich

    Not Owned by Library

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    Truly Winnie

    Jacobson, Jennifer Richard

    Not Owned by Library

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    The Abernathy boys

    Hunt, L.J.

    Not Owned by Library

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    Stink: the incredible shrinking kid

    McDonald, Megan

    Not Owned by Library

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    Show Way

    Woodson, Jacqueline

    Not Owned by Library

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    2004

    Lewis and Clark and me : a dog's tale

    Myers, Laurie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    2001

    The scrambled states of America

    Keller, Lauie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1998

    The best school year ever

    Robinson. Barbara

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

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