Paideia School Library

Paideia School

The Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 6-8

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    2010

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    Every soul a star : a novel

    Mass, Wendy, 1967-

    Ally, Bree, and Jack meet at Moon Shadow, an isolated campground, to watch a total eclipse of the sun; but soon they begin to learn a great deal about themselves, each other, and the universe.

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    Game

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then professional, basketball, he will have to improve at being coached and being a team player, especially after a new--white--student threatens to take the scouts' attention away from him.

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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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    The great wide sea

    Herlong, Madaline.

    Still mourning the death of their mother, three brothers go with their father on an extended sailing trip off the Florida Keys and have a harrowing adventure at sea.

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    Knucklehead : tall tales & mostly true stories about growing up Scieszka

    Scieszka, Jon.

    Presents a memoir of what it was like to grow up in the 1950s and other almost true stories by American children's author Jon Scieszka.

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    The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg

    Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

    Homer P. Figg escapes from his wretched foster home in Pine Swamp, Maine, and sets out to find his beloved older brother, Harold, who has been illegally sold into the Union Army.

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    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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    Scat

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing.

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    Ways to live forever

    Nicholls, Sally, 1983-

    Eleven-year-old Sam McQueen, who has leukemia, writes a book during the last three months of his life, in which he tells about what he would like to accomplish, how he feels, and things that have happened to him.

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    2009

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    The alchemyst : the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel

    Scott, Michael Dylan.

    While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.

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    Elijah of Buxton

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South in 1859, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

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    Elijah of Buxton

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South in 1859, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

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    Football genius

    Green, Tim, 1963-

    Troy, a sixth-grader with an unusual gift for predicting football plays before they occur, attempts to use his ability to help his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, but he must first prove himself to the coach and players.

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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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    Leepike Ridge

    Wilson, N. D.

    While his widowed mother continues to search for him, eleven-year-old Tom, presumed dead after drifting away down a river, finds himself trapped in a series of underground caves with another survivor and a dog, and pursued by murderous treasure-hunters.

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    Night of the howling dogs

    Salisbury, Graham.

    Eleven Boy Scouts, their leaders, and some new friends camping at Halape, Hawaii, in 1975, find their survival skills put to the test when a massive earthquake strikes, followed by a tsunami.

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    Peak

    Smith, Roland, 1951-

    A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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    Shooting the moon

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

    When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in.

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    Shooting the moon

    Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

    When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in.

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    Tracking trash : flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion

    Burns, Loree Griffin.

    Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.

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    2008

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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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    2005

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    Surviving the Applewhites

    Tolan, Stephanie S.

    Jake, a budding juvenile delinquent, is sent for home schooling to the arty and eccentric Applewhite family's Creative Academy, where he discovers talents and interests he never knew he had.

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    2004

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    A corner of the universe

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    The summer that Hattie turns twelve, she meets the childlike uncle she never knew and becomes friends with a girl who works at the carnival that comes to Hattie's small town.

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    2003

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    Ren

    Knocked out by my nunga-nungas : further, further confessions of Georgia Nicolson

    Rennison, Louise.

    The saga of fourteen-year-old Georgia Nicolson continues as she travels to Scotland on a nightmarish family vacation, confesses her anxiety over being the girlfriend of a sex god, and tests the limits of true friendship.

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    2002

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    Stuck in neutral

    Trueman, Terry.

    Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.

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    2010

    Waiting for normal

    Connor, Leslie

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    Place: Nominee

    Trouble

    Schmidt, Gary D.

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    Place: Nominee

    Trials of Kate Hope

    Downing, Wick

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    A horse of her own

    Wedekind, Annie

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    Place: Nominee

    2009

    Call me Hope

    Olson, Gretchen

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    Place: Winner

    Hiroshima dreams

    Easton, Kelly

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    Place: Nominee

    Frannie in pieces

    Ephron, Delia

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    Place: Nominee

    Cracker! : the best dog in Vietnam

    Kadohata, Cynthia

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    Place: Nominee

    Diamonds in the Shadow

    Cooney, Caroline B.

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    Beauty shop for rent : --fully equipped, inquire within

    Bowers, Laura

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    Place: Nominee

    2007

    Avalon High

    Cabot, Meg

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    Place: Winner

    2006

    So B. It

    Weeks, Sarah

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    Place: Winner

    2001

    Secrets of the mummies : uncovering the bodies of ancient Egyptians

    Tanaka, Shelley

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    Place: Winner

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