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    January's sparrow

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    January's sparrow

    Polacco, Patricia.

    After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation, traveling north through the Underground Railroad in search of freedom.

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    Thank you, Mr. Falker

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    Thank you, Mr. Falker

    Polacco, Patricia

    At first, tricia loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem.

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    Appelemando's dreams

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    Appelemando's dreams

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Because he spends his time dreaming, the villagers are convinced that Appelemando will never amount to much but in time his dreams change the village and all the people in it.

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    Babushka Baba Yaga

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    Babushka Baba Yaga

    Polacco, Patricia.

    The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother.

    Due 09/03/19

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    The butterfly

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    The butterfly

    Polacco, Patricia.

    During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom.

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    Chicken Sunday

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    Chicken Sunday

    Polacco, Patricia.

    To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat.

    Due 08/30/19

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    For the love of Autumn

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    For the love of Autumn

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Miss Parks, a new teacher, is devastated when her cat, Autumn, disappears during a storm, but with the help of her students, she finds not only Autumn but also the man of her dreams.

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    In our mothers' house

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    In our mothers' house

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Three young children experience the joys and challenges of being raised by two mothers.

    Due 08/30/19

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    The junkyard wonders

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    The junkyard wonders

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Inspired by a teacher who believes each of them is a genius, a class of special-needs students invents something that could convince the whole school they are justifiably proud to be "Junkyard Wonders."

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    The keeping quilt

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    The keeping quilt

    Polacco, Patricia.

    A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

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    The mermaid's purse

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    The mermaid's purse

    Polacco, Patricia.

    "Stella loves books so much, she starts her own library--but then a storm threatens to destroy everything"-- Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Mrs. Katz and Tush

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    Mrs. Katz and Tush

    Polacco, Patricia.

    A long-lasting friendship develops between Larnel, a young African-American, and Mrs. Katz, a lonely Jewish widow, when Larnel presents Mrs. Katz with a scrawny kitten without a tail.

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    My rotten redheaded older brother

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    My rotten redheaded older brother

    Polacco, Patricia.

    After losing running, climbing, throwing, and burping competitions to her obnoxious older brother, a young girl makes a wish on a falling star.

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    Pink and Say

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    Pink and Say

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Say Curtis describes his meeting with Pinkus Aylee, a black soldier, during the Civil War, and their capture by Southern troops. Based on a true story about the author's great-great-grandfather.

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    Thunder cake

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    Thunder cake

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Tikvah means hope

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    Tikvah means hope

    Polacco, Patricia.

    After a devastating fire in the hills of Oakland, California, during Sukkot, a Jewish family and their neighbors find symbols of hope amidst the ashes.

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    The trees of the dancing goats

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    The trees of the dancing goats

    Polacco, Patricia.

    During a scarlet fever epidemic one winter in Michigan, a Jewish family helps make Christmas special for their sick neighbors by making their own Hanukkah miracle. Includes a CD of the author reading the story with music by Hankus Netsky.

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    Welcome Comfort

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    Welcome Comfort

    Polacco, Patricia.

    Welcome Comfort, a lonely foster child, is assured by his friend the school custodian that there is a Santa Claus, but he does not discover the truth until one wondrous and surprising Christmas Eve.

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