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Books

All You Never Wanted

By: Adele Griffin

With my eyes closed and Alex's core friends all around me, it was like I'd become my big sister, or something just as good. And so who cared if they were calling it Alex's party? One thing I knew: it would...

The Saggy Baggy Elephant

By: Kathryn and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by: Gustaf Tengrren

After a parrot makes fun of Sooki’s big ears, long nose, and wrinkled skin, the “saggy baggy” elephant isn’t too sure of himself. But once he meets some beautiful creatures who...

Poison Ink

By: Christopher Golden

SAMMI, TQ, CARYN, Letty, and Katsuko are floaters. None of them fits in with any particular group at Covington High School—except each other. One night, to cement their bond, the girls decide to...


The Flame in the Mist

By: Kit Grindstaff

Set in an imagined past, this dark fantasy-adventure is for fans of Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass. Features  Jemma, a fiery-headed heroine held captive in Agromond Castle, yet destined to save...

Ostrich Boys

By: Keith Gray

"It's not really kidnapping, is it? He'd have to be alive for it to be proper kidnapping."Ross is dead, and Blake, Sim, and Kenny are furious. To make things right, they steal Ross's ashes and set out...

December Secrets

By: Patricia Reilly Giff
illustrated by: Blanche Sims

Emily is stuck with crybaby Jill Simon as her "secret Pal" to be kind to for the whole month of December.


The Blue Book of Fairy Tales

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Gordon Laite

Three favorite fairy tales—Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast, and Toads and Diamonds—are brought beautifully to life in this classic Little Golden Book from 1959, with breathtaking illustrations...

Little Boy with a Big Horn

By: Golden Books
Illustrated by: Dan Yaccarino

POOR OLLIE! ALL he wants is to practice playing his big bass horn, but his family can’t take the noise. So off Ollie goes in a rowboat to practice offshore. That’s when he realizes that the...



Resources

All the Way Home

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

BOOK TALK
Imagine what it would be like to have a disease that caused your legs to become twisted and almost useless. Living in Brooklyn most her life, polio survivor, Mariel Manning has had to live...

Gingersnap

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

It's 1944, W.W. II is raging. Jayna's big brother Rob is her only family. When Rob is called to duty on a destroyer, Jayna is left in their small town in upstate New York with their cranky landlady. But...

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Cross My Heart

By: Sasha Gould

BOOK TALK
While living in a convent was not ideal, at least it was better than the newest surprise Laura della Scala’s father had for her – forced marriage to a lecherous older man to help retain...


Tall Story

By: Candy Gourlay

Book Talk
Andi is looking forward to her half-brother, Bernardo, finally coming to live with her family. She’s hoping he will love basketball as much as she does. Her mother said he was tall, but...

The Deserter

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Stopmouth sets off towards the Roof to try to save his people.  His love, Indrani,  promised to return to help his tribe, but she has not.  His people need Indrani’s Roof magic to save...