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    Me and Earl and the dying girl

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    Me and Earl and the dying girl

    Andrews, Jesse, author.

    Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

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    Me and Earl and the dying girl

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    Me and Earl and the dying girl

    Andrews, Jesse, author.

    Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

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    Threads and flames

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    Threads and flames

    Friesner, Esther M.

    After recovering from typhus, thirteen-year-old Raisa leaves her Polish shtetl for America to join her older sister, and goes to work at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.

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    A time of angels

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    A time of angels

    Hesse, Karen.

    Sick with influenza during the 1918 epidemic and separated from her two sisters, a young Jewish girl living in Boston relies on the help of an old German man, and her visions of angels, to get better and to reunite herself with her family.

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    New boy

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    New boy

    Houston, Julian.

    As a new sophomore at an exclusive New England boarding school, Rob is the first student of color in the school's history, while the Civil Rights movement is gaining steam back home in the South.

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    A brief chapter in my impossible life

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    A brief chapter in my impossible life

    Reinhardt, Dana.

    Sixteen-year-old atheist Simone Turner-Bloom's life changes in unexpected ways when her parents convince her to make contact with her biological mother, an agnostic from a Jewish family who is losing her battle with cancer.

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    My awful popularity plan

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    My awful popularity plan

    Rudetsky, Seth.

    Chubby, Jewish, and gay high school sophomore Justin Goldblatt plans to become popular by the end of the year, but instead of dating the star quarterback he catches the eye of Becky, the quarterback's girlfriend, while his best friend, Spencer, stops speaking to him.

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    You asked for perfect

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    You asked for perfect

    Silverman, Laura, author.

    Ariel Stone is the perfect college applicant until a failed Calculus quiz sends his grades into a tailspin that can only be halted by a handsome tutor, but adding a burgeoning romance to his other commitments may push Ariel past his limit.

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    Sasquatch in the paint

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    Sasquatch in the paint

    Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-

    Eighth-grader Theo Rollins' growth spurt has Coach Mandrake trying to transform him into a basketball star, but training time is hurting the science club's chances of winning the "Aca-lympics," and being accused of stealing could mean Theo is off both teams.

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    Molly's pilgrim

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    Molly's pilgrim

    Cohen, Barbara.

    Told to make a Pilgrim doll for the Thanksgiving display at school, Molly is embarrassed when her mother tries to help her out by creating a doll dressed as she herself was dressed before leaving Russia to seek religious freedom.

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    Julia's kitchen

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    Julia's kitchen

    Ferber, Brenda A.

    When her mother and younger sister are killed in a house fire, eleven-year-old Cara struggles to find a way to deal with her emotions and to reach out to her grieving father.

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    Armstrong & Charlie

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    Armstrong & Charlie

    Frank, Steven, 1963-

    "During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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    Bridge to America

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    Bridge to America

    Glaser, Linda.

    Eight-year-old Fivel narrates the story of his family's Atlantic Ocean crossing to reunite with their father in the United States, from its desperate beginning in a shtetl in Poland in 1920 to his stirrings of identity as an American boy.

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    Brooklyn Bridge

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    Brooklyn Bridge : a novel

    Hesse, Karen.

    Fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life takes a dramatic turn when, in 1903 Brooklyn, his parents turn their apartment into a factory for making teddy bears; and Joseph wonders whether he will ever see the glitter of Coney Island.

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    The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11

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    The private notebook of Katie Roberts, age 11

    Hest, Amy.

    In a series of journal entries and letters to a pen pal, Katie relates her feelings about her father's death in World War II, her mother's remarriage, and the family's move from New York City to Texas.

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    How I saved Hanukkah

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    How I saved Hanukkah

    Koss, Amy Goldman, 1954-

    Marla, the only Jewish student in her fourth-grade class, wishes she celebrated Christmas like her best friend Lucy, until one year when she decides to learn all about Hanukkah and to teach her family about it too.

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    The king of Mulberry Street

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    The king of Mulberry Street

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

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    When life gives you O.J

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    When life gives you O.J

    Perl, Erica S.

    Ten-year-old Zelly Fried considers going along with her grandfather's crazy plan to convince her parents to buy her a dog which involves a "practice dog" named OJ.

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    This is just a test

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    This is just a test : a novel by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

    Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966-

    In 1983 seventh-grader David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot to worry about--his bar mitzvah is coming soon; his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers argue about everything; his teammates for the upcoming trivia contest, Scott and Hector, do not like each other; he is beginning to notice girls; and Scott has persuaded him to begin digging a fallout shelter just in case the Cold War heats up.

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    Across the alley

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    Across the alley

    Michelson, Richard.

    Jewish Abe's grandfather wants him to be a violinist while African-American Wille's father plans for him to be a great baseball pitcher, but it turns out that the two boys are more talented when they switch hobbies.

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    Jackie's gift

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    Jackie's gift

    Robinson, Sharon, 1950-

    When young Steve, who is Jewish, tells his new neighbor, Jackie Robinson, that his family does not have a Christmas tree, Jackie brings one to his neighbors, not knowing that they celebrate Hanukkah instead of Christmas.

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    Baxter, the pig who wanted to be kosher

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    Baxter, the pig who wanted to be kosher

    Snyder, Laurel.

    When Baxter the pig hears about the joys of Shabbat dinner he tries to become kosher so that he can participate.

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    Rebecca's journey home

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    Rebecca's journey home

    Sugarman, Brynn Olenberg, 1961-

    Two Jewish boys, Gabe and Jacob, cannot wait to meet their new baby sister, a little girl adopted from Vietnam.

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    Arthur Yorinks's the flying latke

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    Arthur Yorinks's the flying latke

    Yorinks, Arthur.

    A family argument on the first night of Chanukah results in a food fight and a flying latke that is mistaken for a flying saucer.

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