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A Matter-of-Fact Magic Book: No Such Thing as a Witch

By: Ruth Chew

"Ruth Chew's classic books perfectly capture the joy of everyday magic."—Mary Pope Osborne, bestselling author of the Magic Tree House seriesRuth Chew's chapter books are full of simple, matter-of-fact...

A Matter-of-Fact Magic Book: What the Witch Left

By: Ruth Chew

"Ruth Chew's classic books perfectly capture the joy of everyday magic."—Mary Pope Osborne, bestselling author of the Magic Tree House seriesRuth Chew's chapter books are full of simple, matter-of-fact...

Three Witch Tales: A Matter-of-Fact Magic Collection by Ruth Chew

By: Ruth Chew

"Ruth Chew's classic books perfectly capture the joy of everyday magic."—Mary Pope Osborne, bestselling author of the Magic Tree House seriesRuth Chew's chapter books are full of simple, matter-of-fact...


Big Egg

By: Molly Coxe

One morning Hen wakes up and finds a gigantic egg in her nest. Whose ege can it be? Here's a hint, Hen--it doesn't belong to that wily Fox!

Jake

By: Audrey Couloumbis

"I'm old enough to stay home alone, you know."Mom said, "Not a chance. Who's going to lug the loot ba—" and the locks on the door sprung open. I opened the door and unloaded the cart. It took five...

Janie Face to Face

By: Caroline B. Cooney

In this riveting and emotional conclusion to the thriller-romance Janie series, that started with The Face on the Milk Carton, all will be revealed as readers find out if Janie and Reeve's love...


Not That Tutu!

By: Michelle Sinclair Colman
illustrated by: Hiroe Nakata

Taylor loved her tutu and wore it all the time, day and night. She wore it to school and she wore it in the pool, much to the mild annoyance and amusement of her friends and family. Will she ever give...

In the Middle of the Night

By: Robert Cormier

Denny answered the phone.  He was forbidden to ever answer the phone, but at 16, he figured his dad’s rule was just stupid. And Denny is soon plunged into a terrifying ordeal of revenge...

The FitzOsbornes at War

By: Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper completes her heart-stealing epic drama of history and romance with The FitzOsbornes at War. Sophie FitzOsborne and the royal family of Montmaray escaped their remote island home when...


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Texas Gothic

By: Rosemary Clement-Moore

BOOK TALK
 
In the Goodnight family, magic is a way of life. Well, for all of them except Amy who hates any association with it.  All it has done is complicate her life, so when Aunt Hyacinth...

Fitz

By: Mick Cochrane

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Fifteen-year-old Fitzgerald (Fitz) has a hole in his life. He lives with, loves and respects his single mom, but he can’t let go of wondering who his dad is or why he’s not part of Fitz’s...

The Lost Songs

By: Caroline B. Cooney

BOOK TALK
 
When Lutie Painter decides to cut class and take the city bus north instead of the school bus west, her aunt and uncle have no way of preventing her from heading straight into...


Driver’s Ed

By: Caroline B. Cooney

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Getting a driver's license is the one thing that would make Remy's and Morgan's lives nearly perfect. And it seems as if it's going to be easy and fun. After all,...

Burning Up

By: Caroline B. Cooney

NOTE TO TEACHERS
Thematic Connections
Family & Relationships
Racism
Responsibility
Trust
Grades 7 up
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Fifteen-year-old Macey Clare discovers dark...

The FitzOsbornes at War

By: Michelle Cooper

BOOK TALK
Escaping to England when their home on a remote island was attacked by the Nazis, the Montmaray family dodges bombs, endures blackouts, experiences rationing, and witnesses the Blitz. ...


Lexie

By: Audrey Couloumbis
illustrated by: Julia Denos

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For as long as ten-year-old Lexie can remember, she’s spent every summer on the shore with her parents.  Together, they’d comb the beach for treasure, swim in the ocean, and eat food...

Jake

By: Audrey Couloumbis

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Not Exactly a Love Story

By: Audrey Couloumbis

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It started with a midnight phone call. An obscene one – sort of.  And continued to develop into, well, if not exactly a love story, a secret friendship. When the high school jock Biff...


The Mighty Miss Malone Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life....

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Bucking the Sarge

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

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Ever feel like your parents give you too much responsibility? Try being 15-year-old Luther T. Farrell. His own mother, who Luther refers to as Sarge, manipulates the system, manages slum...

Rodzina

By: Karen Cushman

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