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Weaver's Daughter

By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

From the Newbery Honor and Schneider Award-winning author of The War that Saved My Life comes Weaver's Daughter, a novel about a pioneer girl and her struggle to survive, perfect for fans of historical...

Deenie

By: Judy Blume

When Deenie finds out that she has scoliosis, she’s scared. When she sees the brace for the first time, she wants to scream.But the words won’t come out. And Deenie, beautiful Deenie, who everyone...

The Secret Garden

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite manor? Recently arrived at her uncle's estate, orphaned mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and certain she won't enjoy living there. Then she discovers the...


The Hermit Thrush Sings

By: Susan Butler

In the tradition of Lois Lowry's The Giver, Susan Butler's futuristic first novel tells the triumphant story of Leora's refusal to conform to the rigid rules set forth by a tyrannical government.Leora...

The Berenstain Bears and the Wheelchair Commando

By: Stan Berenstain; Jan Berenstain

Illus. in black-and-white. Too-Tall makes fun of Harry and calls him "Wheels" because he's in a wheelchair. But Harry can handle it--he even challenges Too-Tall to a basketball game!  ...

Because of Mr. Terupt

By: Rob Buyea

Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special.It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School....


Tiger's Fall

By: Molly Bang

Lupe is at her happiest fearlessly riding her father’s horse, El Diablo, through the fields of their Mexican village. Living up to her daring nickname of Little Tiger, Lupe has a terrible fall while...

An Early Winter

By: Marion Dane Bauer

When Tim's beloved grandfather develops Alzheimer's disease, Tim tries to restore him by taking him on an adventure that may be too much for both of them to handle.Tim idolizes his beloved grandfather,...

The Secret Garden

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
adapted by James Howe; illustrated by: Nancy Sippel Carpenter

The story of an unhappy little girl, her invalid cousin, and the healing power of friendship and love. Reading level: 4.8.