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Thomas and Friends: May the Best Engine Win (Thomas & Friends)

By: Rev. W. Awdry
illustrated by: Tommy Stubbs

EMILY, THE NEWEST engine, is determined to prove that she is as Really Useful as Thomas, so she challenges Thomas to a race: whoever can do the job the fastest is the winner. Soon they are off, each on...

Disappearing Desmond

By: Anna Alter

Desmond likes to disappear, blend into the background, and hide in the cleverest of places. But when a new student named Gloria arrives at his school, Desmond finds himself noticed for the first time....

Easter in Harwick (Thomas & Friends)

By: Rev. W. Awdry
illustrated by: Richard Courtney

For the children of Harwick, Easter and the big egg hunt can’t come soon enough. But when Terence loses all the eggs in the countryside, it’s up to Thomas to deliver the children to Easter....


Thomas & Friends: Calling All Engines (Thomas & Friends)

By: Reverend W. Awdry
illustrated by: Richard Courtney

Thomas and the Really Useful Engines are working hard getting the new airport ready for the grand opening. Then a terrible storm slows them down, and soon it is clear that all the engines are going to...

The Bridesmaid

By: Hailey Abbott

After years of watching couples come to blows over ice sculptures, Abby wants no part of the family business. She’d rather spend weekends kicking a soccer ball or antagonizing Noah, the cute son...

Thomas Goes Fishing (Thomas & Friends)

By: Reverend W. Awdry
illustrated by: Richard Courtney

Thomas often sees his young friends standing by the stream fishing. It looks like so much fun that Thomas wants to go fishing too. One day, he runs out of steam and his driver fills his boiler from the...


The Secret Footprints

By: Julia Alvarez
illustrated by: Fabian Negrin

The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez....

I Was a Third Grade Science Grade Project

By: Mary Jane Auch
illustrated by: Herm Auch


Resources

My Name Is Mina

By: David Almond

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Mina is not like most other kids her age.  She goes where her imagination takes her, which is usually any place but where she is.  While she is excited to experience all that...

Skellig

By: David Almond

David Almond’s Printz Honor–winning novel is a captivating modern classic.

Ten-year-old Michael was looking forward to moving into a new house. But now his baby sister is ill, his...

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Raven Summer

By: David Almond

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Return to Sender

By: Julia Alvarez

After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’t sure what to make of these...

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How Tia Lola Saved the Summer

By: Julia Alvarez

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Miguel is so not looking forward to the summer.  How can he when his mother’s friend, Victor, and his three daughters are coming to stay for a whole week--the week of the big game? ...

Tia Lola Stories

By: Julia Alvarez

A delightfully entertaining story of family and culture from acclaimed author Julia Alvarez.

Moving to Vermont after his parents split, Miguel has plenty to worry about! Tía Lola, his quirky,...

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Precious Bones

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Bones is a 10-year-old living in a strange world: the Florida swamps.  Her everyday life is full of alligators, black bears, and bobcats.  During the summer, Bones and her best friend,...

The File on Angelyn Stark

By: Catherine Atkins

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Accusations made by a well-meaning neighbor ruined Angelyn’s life.  Her mother still treats her with anger, and Angelyn desperately tries to avoid the neighbor.   Her boyfriend...