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Colibri

By: Ann Cameron

When Tzunún was little, her mother nicknamed her Colibrí, Spanish for “hummingbird.” At age four, Colibrí is kidnapped from her parents in Guatemala City and ever since she’s...

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

By: Jules Verne
adapted by: Judith Conaway

In this 1870 science-fiction classic, obsessed Captain Nemo and his prisoners descend beneath the sea in his secret submarine, the Nautilus, for nonstop adventure and suspense.

War Comes to Willy Freeman

By: James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Willy Freeman's life changes forever when she witnesses her father's death at the hands of the Redcoats and returns home to find that the British have taken her mother as a prisoner to New York City.Willy,...


Jump Ship to Freedom

By: James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Young Daniel Arabus and his mother are slaves in the house of Captain Ivers of Stratford, Connecticut. By law they should be free, since Daniel's father fought in the Revolutionary army and earned enough...

The Ghost in the Big Brass Bed

By: Bruce Coville

When sixth grader Nina Tanleven starts working at an antiques shop, she never expects to stumble onto a mystery -- or into danger. But that's exactly what happens when she and her best friend, Chris, go...

The Last of the Mohicans

By: James Fenimore Cooper

Illus. in black-and-white. This action-packed edition of James Fenimore Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French and Indian War to vivid life.  ...


The Face on the Milk Carton

By: Caroline B. Cooney

No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. But as Janie Johnson glanced at the face of the ordinary little girl with her hair in tight pigtails, wearing...

Absolutely Lucy #1: Absolutely Lucy

By: Ilene Cooper
illustrated by: Amanda Harvey

Bobby Quinn is shy. In fact, he's so shy, he has trouble making friends. But that changes when he gets a squirmy little puppy for his birthday. Unlike Bobby, Lucy isn't shy at all. And to his surprise,...

Akiko on the Planet Smoo

By: Mark Crilley

When fourth grader Akiko finds a spacecraft hovering outside her window one night, she begins the adventure of a lifetime. She is whisked off to the planet Smoo to lead a team searching for the King of...


Resources

Winter Door

By: Isobelle Carmody

BOOK TALK
 
The bitterest winter in anyone's memory threatens to shut down the town where Rage Winnoway and her devoted dog, Billy, live. Rage mourns for her dogs that are no longer with...

Dualed

By: Elsie Chapman

BOOK TALK
Murder.  It is the only way to survive in the city of Kersh.  Only those who kill their “Alts," the one who looks just like you, can live to have a life as a “Complete." West Grayer...

The Dead Gentleman

By: Matthew Cody

BOOK TALK
 
Welcome to the world of the Explorer’s Society.  A secret, determined group of scholars and explorers whose main goal is to search out those secret portals in the world which...