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    The view from Saturday

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    Kon

    The view from Saturday

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

    Lost

    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Bomb

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    Bomb : the race to build-- and steal-- the world's most dangerous weapon

    Sheinkin, Steve.

    Discusses the international competition to create the first atomic bomb.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Roller girl

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    Roller girl

    Jamieson, Victoria.

    "A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart"--Provided by publisher.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Good masters! sweet ladies!

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    Good masters! sweet ladies! : voices from a medieval village

    Schlitz, Laura Amy.

    A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The crossover

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    The crossover

    Alexander, Kwame.

    Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    Overdue

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The one and only Ivan

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    The one and only Ivan

    Applegate, Katherine.

    When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

    Overdue

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Crispin

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    Crispin : the cross of lead

    Avi, 1937-

    Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    El Deafo

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    El Deafo

    Bell, Cece.

    A graphic novel memoir of author/illustrator Cece Bell who grew up hearing impaired.

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    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    Brown girl dreaming

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    WOODSON

    Brown girl dreaming

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    "The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks that ignited her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South"--Provided by publisher.

    Overdue

    Biography - ElementaryBiography - Elementary

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    The girl who drank the moon

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    The girl who drank the moon

    Barnhill, Kelly Regan.

    "An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her."--Provided by publisher.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Doll bones

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    Doll bones

    Black, Holly.

    Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

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    The war that saved my life / #1

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    The war that saved my life / #1

    Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

    A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

    Reserved

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    Al Capone does my shirts

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    Al Capone does my shirts

    Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

    A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister.

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    Walk two moons

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    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.

    Due 04/25/19

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    Bud, not Buddy

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    Bud, not Buddy

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

    Due 05/16/19

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    Elijah of Buxton

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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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    The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

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    The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African-American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

    Reserved

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The midwife's apprentice

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    The midwife's apprentice

    Cushman, Karen.

    In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.

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    Because of 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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    Flora & Ulysses

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    Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    A girl named Flora and a squirrel named Ulysses, whose life was saved by Flora after he was involved in an incident with a vacuum cleaner, team up to use Ulysses' superpowers to conquer villains and protect the weak.

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    The tale of Despereaux

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    The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

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    The graveyard book

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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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Dead end in Norvelt

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    Dead end in Norvelt

    Gantos, Jack.

    In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

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    The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

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    The inquisitor's tale, or, The three magical children and their holy dog

    Gidwitz, Adam.

    "Crossing paths at an inn, thirteenth-century travelers impart the tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee, and a psychic peasant girl with a loyal greyhound, the three of whom join forces on a chase through France to escape persecution"--OCLC.

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    Lily's crossing

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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.

    Due 05/09/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

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    Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

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    Princess Academy / #1

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    Princess Academy / #1

    Hale, Shannon.

    While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland.

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    Olive's ocean

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    Olive's ocean

    Henkes, Kevin.

    On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.

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    The year of Billy Miller

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    The year of Billy Miller

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons.

    Reserved

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    Out of the dust

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    Hes

    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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    Hoot

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    HIA

    Hoot

    Hiaasen, Carl.

    Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

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    Turtle in paradise

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    Turtle in paradise

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Everything on a waffle

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    HOR

    Everything on a waffle

    Horvath, Polly.

    Eleven-year-old Primrose, who lives in a small fishing village in British Columbia, recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

    Due 05/16/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Kira-Kira

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    Kira-Kira

    Kadohata, Cynthia.

    Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The evolution of Calpurnia Tate

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    The evolution of Calpurnia Tate

    Kelly, Jacqueline.

    In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather, the latter of which leads to an important discovery.

    Due 05/16/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Inside Out & Back Again

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    Inside Out & Back Again

    Lai, Thanhha.

    Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

    Reserved

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Savvy

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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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Ella enchanted

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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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Where the mountain meets the moon

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    Where the mountain meets the moon

    Lin, Grace.

    Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.

    Overdue

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Rules

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    LOR

    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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    A corner of the universe

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    MAR

    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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Shiloh

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    Shiloh

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

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    A single shard

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    A single shard

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The higher power of Lucky

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    PAT

    The higher power of Lucky

    Patron, Susan.

    Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    A long way from Chicago

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    PEC

    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    A year down yonder

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    PEC

    A year down yonder

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman.

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    Criss cross

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    Criss cross

    Perkins, Lynne Rae.

    Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Heart of a samurai

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    Heart of a samurai : based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro

    Preus, Margi.

    In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro, who dreams of becoming a samurai, learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States.

    Due 04/26/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The Westing game

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    The Westing game

    Raskin, Ellen.

    The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Echo

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    Echo

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica.

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    Holes

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    Holes

    Sachar, Louis.

    AS further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

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    Splendors and glooms

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    Splendors and glooms

    Schlitz, Laura Amy.

    When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the two orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it is too late.

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    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy

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    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy

    Schmidt, Gary D.

    In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The Wednesday wars

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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.

    Due 05/21/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Wringer

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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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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    When you reach me

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    When you reach me

    Stead, Rebecca.

    As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

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    One came home

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    TIM

    One came home

    Timberlake, Amy.

    In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters.

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    Three times lucky

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    Three times lucky

    Turnage, Sheila.

    Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

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    Moon over Manifest

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    VAN

    Moon over Manifest

    Vanderpool, Clare.

    Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.

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    Paperboy

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    VAW

    Paperboy

    Vawter, Vince.

    When an eleven-year-old boy takes over a friend's newspaper route in July, 1959, in Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a memorable month.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Belle Prater's boy

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    Belle Prater's boy

    White, Ruth, 1942-

    When Woodrow's mother suddenly disappears, he moves to his grandparents' home in a small Virginia town where he befriends his cousin and together they find the strength to face the terrible losses and fears in their lives.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    One crazy summer

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    WIL

    One crazy summer

    Williams-Garcia, Rita.

    In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

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    Wolf Hollow

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    WOL

    Wolf Hollow : a novel

    Wolk, Lauren, 1956-

    "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran"--Provided by publisher.

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    Feathers

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    Feathers

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    When a new, white student nicknamed "The Jesus Boy" joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Breaking Stalin's nose

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    YEL

    Breaking Stalin's nose

    Yelchin, Eugene.

    In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.

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    Last stop on Market Street

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    Last stop on Market Street

    de la Peña, Matt.

    A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Show way

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    Show way

    Woodson, Jacqueline.

    The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.

    Due 05/20/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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