Ever since they were born, the talented one, Caroline has been the pretty one, the better sister. The remarkable newbery-winning classic about a painful sibling rivalry, and one sister’s struggle to make her own way. And find a way to make a place for herself outside her sister's shadow.
The Great Gilly HopkinsHarperCollins #ad - She's determined to no longer be a foster kid. So when she's sent to live with the Trotters—by far the strangest family yet—she knows it's only a temporary problem. Gilly decides to put her sharp mind to work and get out of there fast. Classroom Favorites. She has a reputation for being brash, and completely unmanageable, brilliant, and that's the way she likes it.
Before long she's devised an elaborate scheme to get her real mother to come rescue her. This timeless newbery honor Book from bestselling author Katherine Paterson about a wisecracking, ornary, completely unforgettable young heroine. Now a feature film starring kathy bates, and octavia Spencer! Eleven-year-old Gilly has been stuck in more foster families than she can remember, Glenn Close, and she's hated them all.
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Bridge to TerabithiaHarperCollins 9780064401845 #ad - 9780064401845. The 40th anniversary edition of the classic newbery medal-winning title by beloved author Katherine Paterson, with brand-new bonus materials including an author's note by Katherine herself and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo. Bridge to terabithia was also named an ala notable children’s book and has become a touchstone of children’s literature, as have many of Katherine Paterson’s other novels, including The Great Gilly Hopkins and Jacob Have I Loved.
Classroom Favorites. It will take the love of his family and the strength that Leslie has given him for Jess to be able to deal with his grief. The two become fast friends and spend most days in the woods behind Leslie’s house, where they invent an enchanted land called Terabithia. And he almost is, leslie Burke, until the new girl in school, outpaces him.
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See You at Harry'sCandlewick #ad - Used book in Good Condition. She feels invisible — until the unthinkable happens, and Fern feels not only more alone than ever, but also responsible for the tragedy that has wrenched her family apart. 9780064401845. Completely, tragically believable situations elevate this sad, gripping tale to a must-read level.
Kirkus reviews starred reviewStarting middle school brings all the usual challenges for twelve-year-old Fern. Nothing will ever be the same — but can Fern and her family find a way to heal? Classroom Favorites.
Everything on a WaffleSquare Fish #ad - 9780064401845. But true sanctuary can always be found at a restaurant called The Girl in the Swing, and where the proprietor, Miss Bowzer, offers a willing ear, where everything―including lasagna―is served on a waffle, as well as sage advice. Square Fish. Used book in Good Condition. Primrose does warm up to living with him and in his home, despite the eerie noises resembling a hockey game that haunt her in the night.
Classroom Favorites. For all practical purposes, Primrose is an orphan, at least for the time being, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters. Through a mixture of eccentric humor and probing philosophy, author Polly Horvath makes Primrose's search for peace and understanding a most memorable one.
Everything on a Waffle #ad - Everything on a waffle is a 2001 boston globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction and Poetry and a 2002 Newbery Honor Book. Primrose squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, but try convincing the other residents of Coal Harbour on that score. After realizing the impracticality of continuing to pay Miss Perfidy a mothball-scented elderly lady an hourly wage to baby-sit her, the town council is able to locate a relative, Uncle Jack, who reluctantly takes Primrose into his care.
Dicey's Song 2 The Tillerman CycleAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Atheneum Books for Young Readers. But when the past comes back with devastating force, Dicey sees just how necessary—and painful—letting go can be. Square Fish. They set off alone on foot over hundreds of miles until they finally found someone to take them in. Gram’s rundown farm isn’t perfect, but they can stay together as a family—which is all Dicey really wanted.
But after watching over the others for so long, it’s hard for Dicey to know what to do now. Used book in Good Condition. 9780064401845. Her own identity has been so wrapped up in being the caretaker, navigator, penny counter, and decision maker that she’s not sure how to let go of some responsibilities while still keeping a sense of herself.
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Across Five AprilsBerkley #ad - Atheneum Books for Young Readers. His brother, eb, tom, and his cousin, are both of fighting age. The newbery award-winning author of up a road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War. In 1861, america is on the cusp of war, and young Jethro Creighton is just nine-years-old.
Used book in Good Condition. Square Fish. As jethro's family is pulled into the conflict between the North and the South, dreams are threatened, and their bonds are put to the test in this heart-wrenching, loyalties are divided, coming of age story. Drawing from family records and from stories told by her grandfather, in an uncommonly fine narrative, the author has, created living characters and vividly reconstructed a crucial period of history.
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Lyddie A Puffin NovelPuffin Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working in the textile mills in Lowell, she makes her way there, Massachusetts, only to find that her dreams of returning home may never come true. Includes an all-new common core aligned educator's guide.
Rich in historical detail. A superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth. The horn book, full of lives, starred review"Lyddie is full of life, full of reality. The new york times book reviewan ala notable book an ala best book for young adults A Booklist Editor's Choice American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists" School Library Journal Best Book Parents magazine Best Book Classroom Favorites.
Lyddie A Puffin Novel #ad - Puffin Books. From two-time Newbery award-winning author Katherine Paterson. When lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay off their family farm's debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family once again. 9780064401845. Square Fish.
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The Same Stuff as StarsHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - 9780064401845. Puffin Books. Then events in angel’s life take yet another downturn, and she must once again find a way to persevere. Grandma is aged and poor, and doesn’t make any attempt to care for the children—that’s left up to Angel, even though she is not yet twelve. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Eventually, grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift family. Daddy is in jail, and Mama has abandoned her and her little brother, leaving them with their great-grandmother. Classroom Favorites. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Angel Morgan needs help. Used book in Good Condition.
The Same Stuff as Stars #ad - . We’re made out of the same stuff as the stars, ” he tells her. Harcourt Brace and Company. The only bright spot in angel’s existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations. Square Fish.
12 AgainPuffin Books #ad - Atheneum Books for Young Readers. She enrolls in her son’s seventh-grade computer class in hopes of enlisting his help, but it’s not that easy. When she awakens—transformed into a twelveyear- old—on what should be the morning of her fortieth birthday, she is at first jubilant, and then quickly realizes how complex life has suddenly become.
. Puffin Books. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. In this captivating novel, wife and mother of three Bernadette McBride makes a wish she never expects to have granted—to be young again. Patrick, has no idea what happened to his mother, Bernadette’s oldest son, but he refuses to give up hope. Can patrick do the impossible? Can he rescue his mother.
12 Again #ad - 9780064401845. Used book in Good Condition. Square Fish. Unless he can get her back, he faces a life of waiting on his brothers. Harcourt Brace and Company.