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Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor

Russell Freedman
Format: Hardcover

Photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor laws.
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Basher Science: Astronomy: Out of this World!

Dan Green · Kingfisher
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Basher Science: Astronomy, Out of this World! created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:Like a Facebook for the universe, Astronomy gives every important celestial body and concept its own page, where readers can learn its behaviors, likes, and dislikes up close and personal....
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Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion

Loree Griffin Burns · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Aided by an army of beachcombers, oceanographer Dr. Curtis Ebbesmeyer tracks trash in the name of science. From sneakers to hockey gloves, Curt monitors the watery fate of human-made cargo that has spilled into the ocean. The information he collects is much more than casual news; it is important...

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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon

Catherine Thimmesh · Houghton Mifflin Company; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Here is a rare perspective on a story we only thought we knew. For Apollo , the first moon landing, is a story that belongs to many, not just the few and famous. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for each space suit. To the engineers who created a special...
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Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka

Jon Scieszka · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, jokes told at family dinner, and the result...
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Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Susan Campbell Bartoletti · Scholastic Nonfiction; First Edition edition
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In her first full-length nonfiction title since winning the Robert F. Sibert Award, Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores the riveting and often chilling story of Germany's powerful Hitler Youth groups."I begin with the young. We older ones are used up . . . But my magnificent youngsters!...
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Two Miserable Presidents: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the Civil War

Steve Sheinkin · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

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Lincoln: A Photobiography

Russell Freedman · Clarion Books; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and prints. Russell Freedman begins with...
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Firegirl

Tony Abbott · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

...there is... Mrs. Tracy was saying quietly, there is something we need to know about Jessica... From this moment on, life is never quite the same for Tom and his seventh-grade classmates. They learn that Jessica has been in a fire and was badly burned, and will be attending St. Catherines...
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The One and Only Ivan

Patricia Castelao · HarperCollins
Pages: 305
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller!

This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated...

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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Avi · Orchard Books
Pages: 215
Format: Print book

As the only passenger, and the only female, on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, thirteen-year-old Charlotte finds herself caught between a murderous captain and a mutinous crew.
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Al Capone Does My Shirts

Gennifer Choldenko
Format: Paperback

When Moose Flanagan and his family move home, yet again, and become residents of the famous prison island Alcatraz, things get interesting. First of all, they share the island with a few other families and a lot of pretty heavy-duty criminals including Al Capone. And secondly, Moo
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Gregor the Overlander

Suzanne Collins
Format: Book

When eleven-year-old Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland, where spiders, rats and giant cockroaches coexist uneasily with humans. This world is on the brink of war, and Gregor's arrival is no accident. Greg
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The BFG

Roald Dahl · Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

"Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist."

Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallomp nice...

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The City of Ember: The First Book of Ember

Jeanne DuPrau · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher...
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Mockingbird (Mok'ing-bûrd)

Kathryn Erskine · Philomel Books
Pages: 235
Format: Hardcover

In Caitlin's world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. That's the stuff Caitlin's older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devon's dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it, but as an eleven-year-old girl...
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The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The original hardcover edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place - he's the only...

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My Side of the Mountain

Jean Craighead George

"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest." - The New York Times Book Review

Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the
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Hoot

Carl Hiaasen · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback(Reprint)

Unfortunately, Roy's first acquaintance in Florida is Dana Matherson, a well-known bully. Then again, if Dana hadn't been sinking his thumbs into Roy's temples and mashing his face against the school-bus window, Roy might never have spotted the running boy. And the running boy is intriguing:...
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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Jacqueline Kelly · Henry Holt
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones. With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers...
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Savvy

Ingrid Law · Puffin Books
Pages: 342
Format: eBook

A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.

For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy" - a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes...

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A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engle · Square Fish
Pages: 245
Format: Paperback

This is Book 1 of the Time Quintet Series

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.

"Wild nights...

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Heat

Mike Lupica · Philomel Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestseller inspired by the true-life story of a former little leaguer Twelve-year-old Michael Arroyo lives in the shadows of Yankee Stadium, home of his heroes, but a place that might as well be on a different continent since he can't afford to see the inside....
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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Scott O'Dell

In the Pacific, there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea birds abound. Karana is the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Hers is not only an unusual adventure of survival,...
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Wonder

R J Palacio · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 315
Format: Hardcover

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!

Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face.

The book that inspired...
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Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson · Crowell
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

This Newbery Medal-winning novel by bestselling author Katherine Paterson is a modern classic of friendship and loss.

Jess Aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. And he almost is, until the new girl in school, Leslie Burke, outpaces...

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The Westing Game

Betsy Cromer Byars
Format: Print book

A Newbery Medal Winner

For over thirty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite.

This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. T
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The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan · Disney Hyperion
Pages: 340
Format: eBook

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him.
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The Boy Who Saved Baseball

John H Ritter · Philomel Books
Pages: 216
Format: Audio CD

Tom Gallagher finds himself in a tight spot. The fate of Dillontown rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. And it's all because Tom had to open his big mouth. If only he could get Dante Del Gato-the greatest hitter to ever play the game-to coach the team. But crazy...
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Esperanza Rising

Pam Munoz Ryan · Scholastic
Pages: 262
Format: Paperback

Esperanza thought she'd always live a privileged life on her family's ranch in Mexico. She'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Mama, Papa, and Abuelita to care for her. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican...
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Holes

Louis Sachar
Format: Paperback

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys &
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Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Jeffrey Lionel "Maniac" Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years, he decides to run--and not just run away, but run. This is where the myth of Maniac Magee begins,...
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When You Reach Me

Rebecca Stead · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 208
Format: Library Binding

Winner of the 2010 John Newbery Medal

Four mysterious letters change Miranda's world forever.

By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, like the local grocery store, and they...
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: 40th Anniversary Special Edition

Penguin Random House. · Dial, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A stunning repackage of Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning masterpiece with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson and an introduction by Jacqueline Woodson, just in time for its 40th Anniversary! Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, this...
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Three Times Lucky

Sheila Turnage · Dial Books
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Newbery honor winner, New York Times bestseller, Edgar Award Finalist, and E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor book.

A hilarious Southern debut with the kind of characters you meet once in a lifetime

Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing,...
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Breadcrumbs

Anne Ursu · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

A stunning modern-day fairy tale from acclaimed author Anne Ursu

Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared into a forest with a mysterious woman made of ice. Now it's up to Hazel to go in after him. Inspired...

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Flipped

Wendelin Van Draanen
Format: Book

The first time she saw him, she flipped. The first time he saw her, he ran. That was the second grade, but not much has changed by the seventh. She says: “My Bryce. Still walking around with my first kiss.” He says: “It’s been six years of strategic avoidance and social discomfort.”...
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One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia · Amistad
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. "This vibrant and moving award-winning novel has heart to spare."*

Eleven-year-old...

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Giants Beware!

Jorge Aguirre · First Second
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

Make way for Claudette the giant slayer in this delightful, fantastical adventure!

Claudette's fondest wish is to slay a giant. But her village is so safe and quiet! What's a future giant slayer to do?

With her best friend Marie (an aspiring princess) , and her brother...

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Sardine in Outer Space

Emmanuel Guibert · First Second; 1st edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In the goofy space adventures of a little girl called Sardine, encounters aren't always friendly: weird creatures, cosmic squids, masters of the universe, talking clouds, and evil beings abound. In this volume of twelve stories, Supermuscleman, the chief executive dictator of the universe,...
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Squish #1: Super Amoeba

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Introducing SQUISH - a new graphic novel series about a comic book-loving, twinkie-eating grade school AMOEBA trying to find his place in the world (or at least trying to make it through a school day) . Inspired by his favorite comic book hero, SUPER AMOEBA!, Squish has to navigate school...
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The Stonekeeper

Kazu Kibuishi · Graphix
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a life-or-death mission.

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased...
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

Hope Larson · Margaret Ferguson
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

The world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O'Keefe, and the three Mrs--Who, Whatsit, and Which--the memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery award-winning classic A Wrinkle in Time. But in 50 years of publication,...

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The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future

Dav Pilkey · The Blue Sky Press
Pages: 175
Format: eBook

Tra-la-laaa! The wait is over! Dav Pilkey--ahem--we mean, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, the bestselling authors of THE ADVENTURES OF SUPER DIAPER BABY, are back with their second graphic novel!Meet Ook and Gluk, the stars of this sensationally silly graphic novel from the creators of Captain...
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Into The Volcano

Don Wood · Blue Sky Press
Pages: 174
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Honor Illustrator and international bestseller Don Wood creates his first full-color graphic novel, filled with action, drama, and adventure.Sumno and Duffy pugg (brothers) are told they must travel to a volcanic island to help an aunt they have never met. When they arrive on the island,...
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