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    A northern light

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    A northern light

    Donnelly, Jennifer.

    In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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    A northern light

    Donnelly, Jennifer.

    In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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    School tales

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    School tales : a novel

    Myrick, Sharon, author.

    "A lively rendering of what's wrong, and what could be right, about high school--told through the voices of teenagers desperate to become self-directed." -- iPage.

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    The teacher's funeral

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    The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."

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    Ruby's wish

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    Ruby's wish

    Bridges, Shirin Yim.

    In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins.

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    Light in the darkness

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    Light in the darkness

    Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

    Risking a whipping if they are discovered, Rosa and her mama sneak away from their slave quarters during the night to a hidden location in a field where they learn to read and write in a pit school.

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    Armando and the blue tarp school

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    Armando and the blue tarp school

    Fine, Edith Hope.

    Armando and his father are trash-pickers in Tijuana, Mexico, but when SeƱor David brings his "school"--a blue tarp set down near the garbage dump--to their neighborhood, Armando's father decides that he must attend classes and learn.

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    Steamboat school

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    Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.

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    Frank and Lucky get schooled

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    Frank and Lucky get schooled

    Perkins, Lynne Rae.

    A boy and his dog learn about each other, go to school to learn more, then explore the world around them as they study science, geography and even foreign languages together.

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