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Sammy Keyes and the Curse of Moustache Mary

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewWhen Sammy and her friends meet Lucinda Huntley walking her 200-pound pig down the middle...

Sammy Keyes and the Search for Snake Eyes

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book Review Sammy's softball team is in contention for the Junior Slugger's Cup, and all she wants...

Saving Francesca

By: Melina Marchetta

Before there was Eleanor and Park, there was Francesca and Will.A compelling story of romance, family, and friendship, with humor and heart, perfect for fans of If I Stay, The Spectacular Now, and Looking...


Shades of Simon Gray

By: Joyce McDonald

Simon Gray is the ideal teenager — smart, reliable, hardworking, trustworthy. Or is he? After Simon crashes his car into The Liberty Tree, another portrait starts to emerge. Soon an investigation...

Shadow People

By: Joyce McDonald

Gabriel, Lydia, Alex, and Hollis are four totally different teenagers who were thrown together by accident. Or maybe they were destined to meet, for they all share something that unites them and drives...

Shelter

By: Beth Cooley

After her dad died, Lucy never imagined that things could get worse.But they did.She and her mom and little brother lost their new home. Her friends faded away. And the upper middle class life she'd always...


Shots on Goal

By: Rich Wallace

It's soccer season, and sophomore Bones Austin and his team are struggling to make it to the district play-offs--against all odds. To make matters worse, Bones has a crush on the girlfriend of his best...

Soulmates

By: Francine Pascal

Jessica...on a track team?From the minute Bethel saw Jessica Wakefield she thought, no way.  No way was that girl going to make it on the track team.  Pretty Jessica wouldn't want to...

Spite Fences

By: Trudy Krisher

Thirteen-year-old Maggie Pugh has lived in Kinship, Georgia, all her life.In all that time almost nothing has changed. If you are poor, you live on thewest side of town. If you are rich, you live on the...


Resources

Snowflakes Fall Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Patricia MacLachlan
illustrated by: Steven Kellogg

In Snowflakes Fall, Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Steven Kellogg portray life’s natural cycle: its beauty, its joy, and its sorrow. Together, the words and pictures...

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