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Growing Up : By Author : b


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A Little Princess

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Sara Crewe is a gifted and well-mannered child, and Captain Crewe, her father, is an extraordinary wealthy man. So Miss Minchin, headmistress of Sara's new boarding school in London, is pleased to treat...

Fairy Tale

By: Cyn Balog

A captivating and witty dark fantasy that will have girls lusting after it.Morgan Sparks has always known that she and her boyfriend, Cam, are made for each other. But when Cam’s cousin Pip comes...

El Bebe De Los Osos Berenstain

By: Stan Berenstain; Jan Berenstain


One Trick Pony

By: Daniella Brodsky

MEET THE REGULARS at the One Trick Pony, Brooklyn's finest coffeehouse:Jesse the Player - gorgeous, charming, and oh-so-irresistible, he goes through girls quicker than you can say, "Check, please!"Abigail...

Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

The Pants first came to us at the perfect moment. That is, when we were splitting up for the first time. It was two summers ago when they first worked their magic, and last summer when they shook up our...


Joy's In Charge! (Disney/Pixar Inside Out)

By: Frank Berrios
illustrated by: RH Disney

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

By: Ann Brashares

Carmen got the jeans at a thrift shop. They didn’t look all that great: they were worn, dirty, and speckled with bleach. On the night before she and her friends part for the summer, Carmen decides...

The Berenstain Bears' New Baby

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Illus. in full color. "This brightly illustrated story tells of a youngster's happy acceptance of a new addition to the family and how Mama and Papa Bear assist him with the adjustment."--Booklist.  ...


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...

A Girl Named Faithful Plum

By: Richard Bernstein

BOOK TALK
 
A story about following your dreams and beating the odds, this fascinating account of one girl’s struggle to go from the remote farmlands of China to the world’s stages will...

The Pain and the Great One

By: Judy Blume
illustrated by: James Stevenson

MEET THE PAIN:
My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first?

MEET THE GREAT ONE:
...

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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,"...

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

By: John Boyne

Berlin 1942
When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to...

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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...


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...