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Malibu Carmie

By: Leah Komaiko

Carmie Hoffman is ready for everything to change. She wants to lose 20 pounds and be a beautiful girl. She wants someone to think she’s special. She wants to move out of the Valley and stop worrying...

All About Andy

By: Marilyn Kaye

Do you know who you are?Andy’s life is a puzzle–even to him. He knows he’s a clone, but other facts remain sketchy. Now he’s on a quest to uncover the truth about the ties his “father”...

Rewind

By: Marilyn Kaye

No one can identify the cause of the mysterious disease. There’s evidence that the bacteria infected human genes as much as a million years ago. Back in the prehistoric age. Back when dinosaurs roamed...


The Beginning

By: Marilyn Kaye

Amy is going back to the place where she was born--Washington, D.C. It's a class trip to take in the historic sights of the nation's capital. Sure Amy's uneasy about traveling to the home turf of the people...

Lucky Thirteen

By: Marilyn Kaye

Amy thinks being perfect can be a real drag. Everyone expects her to behave responsibly and to use her extraordinary talents for good. But when she meets one of her clones--an unexpected Amy, Number Thirteen,...

Amy Number Seven

By: Marilyn Kaye

Twelve-year-old Amy Candler is perfect in every way.  She has superhuman powers: Amy can perform like an Olympic gymnast, she knows the answer to every question in her classes, and she can see...


I Have a Dream

By: Martin Luther King, Jr.
illustrated by: Kadir Nelson

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition...

Amy, on Her Own

By: Marilyn Kaye

The chilling FINALE of the Replica series!Something is happening to Amy. It begins with the fading of the crescent moon mark on her shoulder. And as reports trickle in from sister clones who are encountering...

Fast Forward

By: Marilyn Kaye

The gripping conclusion of a Replica miniseries!Being perfect isn’t a big deal to Amy–until word gets out that she’s a clone. Now everyone shuns her, and she’s getting mad. She...


Resources

Mountains Beyond Mountains

By: by Tracy Kidder, adapted for young people by Michael French

BOOK TALK
Mountains Beyond Mountains introduces Dr. Paul Farmer, a remarkable man who spends his time treating the illnesses of the poor and disenfranchised.  Working in impossible circumstances,...