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Acceptance & Belonging : By Author : c


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Samantha the Snob

By: Kathryn Cristaldi
illustrated by: Denise Brunkus

Illus. in full color. Samantha wears a fur coat and a designer hat. She's got a limousine, an indoor pool, and a mom who looks like a movie star. What a snob! That's what the narrator of this story thinks....

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

By: Lynne Cox
illustrated by: Brian Floca

World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged....

A Little Wanting Song

By: Cath Crowley

A summer of friendship, romance, and songs in major chords. . . .CHARLIE DUSKIN loves music, and she knows she's good at it. But she only sings when she's alone, on the moonlit porch or in the back room...


Skin Deep

By: E. M. Crane

If all the world’s a stage, Andrea Anderson is sitting in the audience. High school has its predictable heroes, heroines, villains, and plotlines, and Andrea has no problem guessing how each drama...

Norma Jean, Jumping Bean

By: Cole

Illus. in full color. "Kangaroo child Norma Jean loves to jump. The problem is that her jumping gets out of hand, causing accidents and some ruffled feelings among her friends, and Norma stops her...

Little Golden Book Mommy Stories

By: Eloise Wilkin
Jean Cushman; Sharon Kane; Margo Lundell; illustrated by: Eloise Wilkin; Sharon Kane; Paul Meisel


Deep in the Sahara

By: Kelly Cunnane
illustrated by: Hoda Hadadi

"Poetic language, attractive illustrations and a positive message about Islam, without any didacticism: a wonderful combination," declares Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.Lalla lives in the Muslim...

The Goodbye Time

By: Celeste Conway

AS LONG AS she can remember, Anna has lived in the same Upper West Side apartment with her parents and brother, Tom; she’s attended the same private school and had the same best friend, Katie. Katie...


Resources

The Lost Songs

By: Caroline B. Cooney

BOOK TALK
 
When Lutie Painter decides to cut class and take the city bus north instead of the school bus west, her aunt and uncle have no way of preventing her from heading straight into...

Diamonds in the Shadow

By: Caroline B. Cooney

THE FINCH FAMILY did not know that five refugees landed from Africa on the day they went to the airport to welcome the family sponsored by their church. The Finch family only knew about the four refugees...

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Driver’s Ed

By: Caroline B. Cooney

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Getting a driver's license is the one thing that would make Remy's and Morgan's lives nearly perfect. And it seems as if it's going to be easy and fun. After all,...


8 Plus 1

By: Robert Cormier

ABOUT THIS BOOK
A collection of nine short stories that deal with adolescent emotions, set mainly in contemporary times and places.
FOR DISCUSSION
1. “The Moustache” begins and ends...

The Mighty Miss Malone Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life....

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Bucking the Sarge

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

BOOK TALK
Ever feel like your parents give you too much responsibility? Try being 15-year-old Luther T. Farrell. His own mother, who Luther refers to as Sarge, manipulates the system, manages slum...