Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
Reflect and honor the black experience in children’s literature
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Pluto is the story of two boys learning that good friendships are worth a little extra effort
★ “Two struggling teens develop an unlikely relationship in a moving exploration of grief, suicide and young love. Violet, a writer and member of the popular crowd, has withdrawn from her friends and from school activities since her sister died in a car accident nine months earlier. Finch, known to his classmates as “Theodore Freak,” is famously impulsive and eccentric. Following their meeting in the school bell tower, Finch makes it his mission to re-engage Violet with the world, partially through a school project that sends them to offbeat …Read More >
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