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Books

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

By: Judy Blume

It's the end of seventh grade, and the stress of trying to be perfect is getting to Rachel. She's tired of being the straight-A student on every teacher's wish list. Plus she's busy dealing with her sister's...

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....

Going Bovine

By: Libba Bray

Can Cameron find what he’s looking for?All 16-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school—and life in general—with a minimum of effort. It’s not a lot to ask. But that’s...


Switch on the Night

By: Ray Bradbury
illustrated by: Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon

A LONELY LITTLE boy who is scared of the dark sits in his room alone, with only light for company, until a little girl named Dark appears and shows him that light switches don’t just switch off the...

The Paint Brush Kid

By: Clyde Robert Bulla

Uncle Pancho is about to lose his house! Gregory and his friends love Uncle Pancho. He isn’t really anyone’s uncle—he’s their friend. When he begins to tell the story of his life,...

The Berenstain Bears in the Dark

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

After a scary bedtime story, Sister Bear is too frightened of the dark to shut her eyes. "Sound psychological advice and a night light help Sister conquer her fears. Children will empathize with Sister...


Mr. Terupt Falls Again

By: Rob Buyea

The kids and teacher of Because of Mr. Terupt are back in this warm-hearted sequel.Fifth-grade was full of unforgettable events for Mr. Terupt and his class at Snow Hill School. Seven students were particularly...

It's Not the End of the World

By: Judy Blume

Karen Newman has decided she’ll never get married. Just look at her parents. All they do is fight. And now Karen’s dad has moved out of the house and he and her mom are talking about divorce....

An Annoying ABC

By: Barbara Bottner
illustrated by: Michael Emberley

Imagine a preschool classroom with 25 cranky kids and one beleaguered teacher. It only takes one small annoying act from Adelaide to set off a chain reaction of bad behavior. Dexter is drooling, Flora...


Resources

Aces Up

By: Lauren Barnholdt

BOOK TALK
Thirty thousand dollars. That’s the only thing stopping math-wiz Shannon Card from being excited about her early acceptance to Wellesley College. Since her dad’s lost his job, she’s...

Jersey Angel

By: Beth Ann Bauman

BOOK TALK
Angel Cassonetti  is beautiful, seventeen, and confident.   Joey, her boyfriend, longs for a more serious relationship, but Angel seems content with just casual sex.   Sexual banter...

Teenage Waistland

By: Lynn Biederman and Lisa Pazer

BOOK TALK
You think you know what a person is like on the inside just because you can see they are obese on outside.  Teenage Waistland is told in the voices of four obese teens who will undergo...


Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

BOOK TALK
Jake and Abigail Porter have names for one another.  He calls her "The Great One" because she thinks she is so great.  She calls him "The Pain" because he is.  Jake only eats "white foods,"...

Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl

By: Carolita Blythe

BOOK TALK
For Catholic School girls, Faye and her friends Caroline and Gillian are mean. Their current scheme involves going uptown and mugging former film star, Evelyn Rider. The girls don’t anticipate...

3 Willows

By: Ann Brashares

BOOK TALK
Entering high school marks a new chapter in a young person's life, which is marked by many changes. Not only do you change schools but your body changes, your attitudes and desires can change,...


Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

BOOK TALK
Once upon a time, four best friends shared a pair of magical pants; pants that became the glue that held them together during their summers apart. Can they work their magic one last time...

Love and Other Perishable Items

By: Laura Buzo

BOOK TALK
Amelia, at the tender age of fifteen, crushes deeply over Chris, an older guy of twenty-one.  A six-year age difference does not seem that it should matter that much, but it does.   As...