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Growing Up : By Author : h


Books

Ready, Set, Preschool!

By: Anna Jane Hays
illustrated by: True Kelley

Here in one big lap book is everything a child AND his or her parent needs to know before the first day of preschool! The stories, poems, and activities involve not only basic early learning concepts--letters...

The Beginner's Guide to Running Away from Home

By: Jennifer LaRue Huget
illustrated by: Red Nose Studio

What kid hasn't wanted to make their parents feel sorry for treating him badly?And how better to accomplish this than to run away? Here's a guide showing how, from what to pack (gum--then you won't have...

Love and Pollywogs from Camp Calamity

By: Mary Hershey

Camp Wickitawa, here we come!Mary Hershey's third book about fourth grader Effie Maloney is a hilarious Texas adventure, complete with a camp ghost, swim lessons, rescued armadillos, campfires, and cowgirl...


Big Mouth

By: Deborah Halverson

FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD SHERMIE THUFF is a Big Guy with a Big Dream— to become the most famous competitive eater in the world. But every big dream has to start somewhere, and Shermie’s determined...

Shifty

By: Lynn E. Hazen

Fifteen-year-old Shifty knows all about moving around and next to nothing about where he came from. When he's assigned to a new foster home and family, he tries hard to keep cool and stay out of trouble....

The Outsiders

By: S.E. Hinton


The Day I Killed James

By: Catherine Ryan Hyde

IT WASN’T SUPPOSED to end up like this. But it did.When Theresa brings James to a party as her date, it’s just for the night . . . and he knows that. But when everything goes horribly wrong,...

Shifty

By: Lynn E. Hazen

Fifteen-year-old Shifty knows all about moving around and next to nothing about where he came from. When he's assigned to a new foster home and family, he tries hard to keep cool and stay out of trouble....

The Day I Killed James

By: Catherine Ryan Hyde

IT WASN’T SUPPOSED to end up like this. But it did.When Theresa brings James to a party as her date, it’s just for the night . . . and he knows that. But when everything goes horribly wrong,...


Resources

Alice-Miranda on Vacation

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BOOK TALK
After her first term at Winchesterfield-Downsdordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, Alice-Miranda takes her friend Jacinta home for the holiday break.  The girls have great plans and...

10 Lucky Things That Have Happened to Me Since I Nearly Got Hit by Lightning

By: Mary Hershey

BOOK TALK
So my Dad was sent to prison, big deal. It's not like he killed someone or anything. He just stole some money. Okay, a lot of money. Even so, that doesn't mean me, Maxey, or my mom had anything...