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Trouble Don't Last

By: Shelley Pearsall

Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler’s slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he’s ever known—until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning,...

Trickster's Choice

By: Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce brings readers another Tortall adventure! Alianne is the teenage daughter of the famed Alanna, the first lady knight in Tortall. Young Aly follows in the quieter footsteps of her father,...

Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green

By: Helen Phillips

Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me, said this book is "brimming with surprises and grand adventure. Brave, smart, and full of heart, Madeline and Ruby are a gust of fresh...

The House at the End of Ladybug Lane

By: Elise Primavera
Illustrated by: Valeria Docampo

Angelina Neatolini came from a long line of neat and tidy people. In fact, her great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather invented the garbage can. Her mother ironed her linguini and her father...


Out of Nowhere

By: Maria Padian

Tom Bouchard occupied his time with three things: soccer, school and girls. Not necessarily in that order. Senior year was going to be sweet for Tom and his best friend Donnie. But when...


By: R. J. Palacio

Have you ever been bullied for being different?  Or maybe you have bullied someone else for being different.  Maybe you are the person who befriends the kid who is different.  No matter...


By: Christopher Paolini

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Introducing Fantasy

Fantasy is a form of literature that presents psychological realities in an imaginative or fantastical way. Using myth and folklore as a background,...

Woods Runner

By: Gary Paulsen

Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American...

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Paintings from the Cave

By: Gary Paulsen

Three kids who tackle this tough world try to keep it together on their own.  For Jake, it is as he works the clay striving to find that beauty within himself.  With his friend...

Woods Runner

By: Gary Paulsen

Thirteen-year-old Samuel Lehi Smith has grown up on the frontier in Western Pennsylvania and knows very little about the war between American Patriots and the British. Then one...

Alida’s Song and The Cookcamp

By: Gary Paulsen

Life with a boy’s loving grandmother gives him strength and faith in himself, drawing him away from the edge and into the center of life, in these two remarkable novels based on...

All Shook Up


What's the most embarrassing thing your parents have ever done? Cleaned your face with a wet finger? Yelled at you in front of your friends? Insisted on walking with you at the mall? Although...

A Day No Pigs Would Die

By: Robert Newton Peck
Guide Prepared by: Pat Scales, Director of Library Services, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Greenville, South Carolina

In this classic autobiographical novel set in the 1920s in rural Vermont, 12-year-old Robert Peck comes of age when his father dies and leaves him to manage the...

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When Life Gives You O.J.

By: Erica S. Perl

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After her grandmother dies and Zelly’s family moves from Brooklyn to a home in Vermont, she thinks her dream of owning a dog will finally come true.  No such luck; her parents are still...

The Game of Triumphs

By: Laura Powell

When a man asks 15-year-old Cat for help, she’s too focused on getting to the London flat she shares with her aunt, Bel, to help.  Now the man is dead and Cat feels responsible—but...


By: Lissa Price

Callie is desperate for food, shelter, and safety--for herself, but especially for her little brother Tyler. He’s too young to cope with this brutal world in which all the people from...


By: Lissa Price

 “Readers who have been waiting for a worthy successor to Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games will find it here. Dystopian sci-fi at its best, Starters is a terrific series kickoff with...

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The Golden Compass Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

In the magical fantasy world that Pullman creates, each child has an animal daemon, a companion animal spirit who is almost an extension of your soul. Lyra, a young girl who...

The Subtle Knife Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

Twelve-year-old Will Parry and his mentally ill mother find themselves hunted by government men who seek answers about a missing folder and his father's disappearance during...