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Grades 9-12 : By Title : b


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B for Buster

By: Iain Lawrence

Nicknamed after his hometown of Kakabeka, Canada, Kak dreams of flying with the Allied bombers in World War II. So at 16, underage and desperate to escape his abusive parents, he enlists in the Canadian...

B for Buster

By: Iain Lawrence

Nicknamed after his hometown of Kakabeka, Canada, Kak dreams of flying with the Allied bombers in World War II. So at 16, underage and desperate to escape his abusive parents, he enlists in the Canadian...

BABAR & FATHER XMAS

By: Jean De Brunhoff


BABAR AND FATHER CHRISTMAS-MIN

By: Jean De Brunhoff

BABAR AND THE GHOST

By: Laurent De Brunhoff

Babar Learns to Cook

By: Laurent de Brunhoff

Illus. in full color by the author. When Chef Truffles comes to the palace to give cooking lessons, King Babar's children create some unusual dishes--and havoc in the household.  


BABAR THE KING-FACSM

By: Jean De Brunhoff

This third title about Babar and his family follows the elephants as they build a magnificent city: Celesteville. Life is peaceful and contented, everyone has a job to do, and celebrations are frequent....

BABAR&FATHR XMAS-REV

By: Jean De Brunhoff

BABAR'S LIT CIRC STA

By: Laurent De Brunhoff


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Bad Hair Day

By: Carrie Harris

BOOK TALKS
Kate Grable looks forward to her stint with Future Doctors of America and hopes to intern with a surgeon.  After successfully finding a cure for the zombie virus, she finds herself assigned...

Badd

By: Tim Tharp

BOOK TALK
Ceejay and her older brother Bobby have always been close. They both feel like they were born into the wrong family. They enjoyed being badasses together in high school… not in a mean...

The Beautiful and the Cursed

By: Page Morgan

BOOK TALK
Young girls from affluent families have been disappearing off the streets of Paris at an alarming rate. So, when Ingrid Waverly and her sister, Gabby, accompanying their mother to the ruins...


Before I Die

By: Jenny Downham

For the many readers who love The Fault in Our Stars, this is the story of a girl who is determined to live, love, and to write her own ending before her time is finally up.

Tessa has just...

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Before I Die

By: Jenny Downham

BOOK TALK
What would be on your "Things to Do Before I Die List" if you had to write one? Sixteen-year-old Tessa realizes that her Leukemia isn't going to get any better and she needs to start making...

Being Jazz Discussion Guide

By: Guide prepared by Lynn Evarts

Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At age 5, with the support of her parents, Jazz began living as a girl. As she frequently...

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Belle Epoque

By: Elizabeth Ross

BOOK TALK
The novel is set in the Belle Époque period in Paris, France; a forty year span of peace and prosperity. It is in this setting that Maude Pinchon, a girl from the French countryside, flees...

Black Box

By: Julie Schumacher

WHEN DORA, ELENA’S older sister, is diagnosed with depression and has to be admitted to the hospital, Elena can’t seem to make sense of their lives anymore. At school, the only people who acknowledge...

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Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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The Blood Keeper

By: Tessa Gratton

BOOK TALK
Mab Prowd, the blood keeper, comes from a family that teaches her about the potions and dangerous spells she needs for protection and harmony with nature.  Mab and her family live in a...

Blood Magic

By: Tessa Gratton

Book Talk
Silla and her brother Reese struggle to come to terms with the horrific deaths of their parents.  When a leather-bound spell book written in her father’s familiar writing arrives in the...

The Book of Blood and Shadow

By: Robin Wasserman

BOOK TALK
After the death of her brother, Nora manages to survive life at Chapman Prep with the help of her best friend, Chris and his girlfriend.  When Chris goes to college a short distance away,...


The Book Thief

By: Markus Zusak

BOOK TALK
What would your life story be if Death was the narrator? Looking back, Leisel Meminger's story is simple, really--foster child, reader, thief. But it is also complex. Living under Nazi rule...

The Book Thief Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi...

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The Books of Dana Reinhardt

By: Dana Reinhardt

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The Books of Matt de la Pena

By: Matt de la Pena

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

By: John Boyne

“Powerful and unsettling. . . . As memorable an introduction to the subject as The Diary of Anne Frank.” —USA Today
 
Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school...

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The Brides of Rollrock Island

By: Margo Lanagan

BOOK TALK
The men of Rollrock Island find their brides in a most unconventional way….a witch uses her magic to bring beautiful women out of the bodies of seals.  The men are very happy with their...


Bucking the Sarge

By: Christopher Paul Curtis

BOOK TALK
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...

Bullying Book Discussion Guide

By: Random House

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Burning

By: Elana K. Arnold

BOOK TALK
High school track star Ben is leaving behind everything he knows in a week. His small town of Gypsum, Nevada which is shutting down now that the factory closed. His two best friends, Hog...


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...