Paideia School Library

Paideia School

1998 Awards & Honors

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    Parrot in the oven mi vida

    Martinez, Victor, 1954-

    Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

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    What girls learn : a novel

    Cook, Karin, 1969-

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    Snow in August : a novel

    Hamill, Pete, 1935-

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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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    The singing mountain

    Levitin, Sonia, 1934-

    While traveling in Israel for the summer, seventeen-year-old Mitch decides to stay and pursue a life of Jewish orthodoxy, forcing him to make some important decisions about the family and life he is leaving in southern California.

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    Parrot in the oven : mi vida : a novel

    Martinez, Victor, 1954-

    Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone's struggle.

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    Only twice I've wished for heaven : a novel

    Trice, Dawn Turner.

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    Nine spoons : a Chanukah story

    Stillerman, Marci.

    Oma tells her grandchildren the story of her first Chanukah in the Nazi labor camps when the women worked together to create a menorah out of spoons.

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    The hunterman and the crocodile : a West African folktale

    DiakitŽ, Baba WaguŽ.

    Donso, a West African hunterman, learns the importance of living in harmony with nature and the necessity of placing humans among, not above, all other living things.

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    The golden flower : a Taino myth from Puerto Rico

    Jaffe, Nina.

    Contains a Taino origin myth, in simple text with illustrations, and includes a story from folklore that explains the existence of the forest, sea, and island called Puerto Rico.

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    Rapunzel

    Zelinsky, Paul O.

    A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress.

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    There was an old lady who swallowed a fly

    Taback, Simms.

    Ever-expanding die-cut holes show exactly what is happening in the old lady's stomach as she swallows an assortment of creatures, beginning with a small fly, and ending with a fatal horse.

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    Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American poetry

    Bryan, Ashley.

    A poem for each letter of the alphabet describes an aspect of the African-American experience.

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    Harlem : a poem

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem.

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    Ella enchanted

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    Audio book. 330 min. Read by Eden Riegel. In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.

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    No pretty pictures : a child of war

    Lobel, Anita.

    The author, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards.

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    Bayard Rustin : behind the scenes of the civil rights movement

    Haskins, James, 1941-

    A biography of Bayard Rustin, a skillful organizer behind the scenes of the American civil rights movement whose ideas stongly influenced Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    I thought my soul would rise and fly : the diary of Patsy, a freed girl

    Hansen, Joyce.

    Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

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    Lily's crossing

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    During a summer spent at Rockaway Beach in 1944, Lily's friendship with a young Hungarian refugee causes her to see the war and her own world differently.

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    Nero Corleone : a cat's story

    Heidenreich, Elke.

    A bold and self-serving tom cat reigns supreme both in the farmyard in Italy where he was born and later in the comfortable home in Germany to which a vacationing couple takes him and his helpless sister.

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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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    The robber and me

    Holub, Josef, 1926-

    Because he knows that the man accused of robbery is innocent, an eleven-year-old orphan struggles to find the courage to reveal the truth to his uncle in their small German village in 1867.

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    Ella enchanted

    Levine, Gail Carson.

    In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.

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    Stones in water

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    After being taken by German soldiers from a local movie theater along with other Italian boys including his Jewish friend, Roberto is forced to work in Germany, escapes into the Ukrainian winter, before desperately trying to make his way back home to Venice.

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    Wringer

    Spinelli, Jerry.

    As Palmer comes of age, he must either accept the violence of being a wringer at his town's annual Pigeon Day or find the courage to oppose it.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Laughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueños y otros poemas de primavera : poems

    Alarcon, Francisco

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    Desire

    Bidart, Frank

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    The secret family : twenty-four hours inside the mysterious world of our minds and bodies

    Bodanis, David

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    Underworld

    Delillo, Don

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    Forged by fire

    Draper, Sharon M.

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    The treasure in the tiny blue tin

    Durcharme, Dede Fox

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    Gathering the sun : an alphabet in Spanish and English

    Flor Ada, Alma

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    Freedomland

    Freed, Amy

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    Queen Esther saves her people

    Gelman, Rita Golden

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    Three days of rain

    Greenberg, Richard

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    Forever peace

    Haldeman, Joe

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    When Jessie came across the sea

    Hest, Amy

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    Summer for the gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion

    Larson, Edward J.

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    In my family = En mi familia

    Lomas Garza, Carmen

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    Big trouble: a murder in a small western town sets off a struggle for the soul of America

    Lukas, J. Anthony

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    Spirits of the high mesa

    Martinez, Floyd

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    How the mind works

    Pinker, Steven

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    You never know : a legend of the Lamed-Vavniks

    Prose, Francine

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    American pastoral

    Roth, Philip

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    Frameshift

    Sawyer, Robert J.

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    On the wings of eagles : an Ethiopian child's story

    Schrier, Jeffrey

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    In Daddy's arms I am tall : African Americans celebrating fathers

    Schroeder, Alan

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    The magic of Kol Nidre : a Yom Kippur story

    Siegel, Bruce

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    The rise of Endymion

    Simmons, Dan

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    Civic ideals : conflicting visions of citizenship in U.S. history

    Smith, Rogers M.

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    Snapshots from the wedding

    Soto, Gary

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    Bear and his daughter

    Stone, Robert

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    Jack Faust

    Swanwick, Michael

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    How I learned to drive

    Vogel, Paula

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    Hostage to war: a true story

    Wassiljewa, Tatjana

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    The vigil

    Williams, C.K.

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    City on fire

    Williams, Walter Jon

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    Black zodiac

    Wright, Charles

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