The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

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Hmh Books for Young Readers #ad - There lucy helps run a boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to return "home. ". In 1849 a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town.

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By the Great Horn Spoon!

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - For fans of the i survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!When Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her.

Little brown Books for Young Readers. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will jack strike gold in san Francisco or come home empty-handed? This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.

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Bandit's Moon

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Greenwillow Books #ad - She's not about to let anything stop her, the daring robberies, not the mistaken identities, the wild chases, or her unlikely friendship with the Mexican Robin Hood. So what if she's an orphan? so what if she's stuck with the vilest landlady in california, while her brother's off trying to strike gold? So what if Joaquín Murieta and his band of notorious outlaws swoop in and take her away? The fearsome bandit thinks Annyrose can help him in his quest for justice, and she thinks he can help her search for her long-lost brother.

Little brown Books for Young Readers. Annyrose smith is a true child of calamity, but she is determined to overcome it.

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. And so, jamie, she and her younger brother, after some careful planning, escaped -- right into a mystery that made headlines! Little brown Books for Young Readers. Frankweiler. Konigsburg, beautiful, when suburban claudia kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere, she wants to run to somewhere—to a place that is comfortable, and, preferably, elegant.

Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away. So she decided not to run FROM somewhere, but TO somewhere. Basil E. 9780689711817. In this winner of the Newbery Medal from E. L.

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Island of the Blue Dolphins

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HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HO-9780547328614 #ad - Recommended for grades 2-5. 9780689711817. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life. 192 pages. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Newbery medal winner island of the Blue Dolphins is considered one of the greatest children's books ever written. And now, just in time to celebrate the book's fiftieth anniversary, Sandpiper is honored to bring a new paperback edition of this masterpiece to the next generation.

This story of survival is as haunting and beautiful today as it was when it first appeared in print. With gorgeous packaging and an introduction by Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry, this version will guarantee Karana's story inspires readers for decades to come.

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Matilda Bone

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Clarion Books #ad - Into the fascinating, and apothecary, comes Matilda, pungent setting of Blood and Bone Alley, barber-surgeon, home of leech, raised by a priest to disdain worldly affairs and focus on spiritual matters.9780689711817. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life.

. She is appalled by the worldliness of her new surroundings, and the sharp-tongued saints she turns to for advice are no help at all. Filled with the witty dialogue and richly authentic detail that Karen Cushman’s work is known for, Matilda Bone is a compelling comic novel about a girl who learns to see herself and others clearly, to laugh, and to live contentedly in this world.

Matilda Bone #ad - Author’s note. Little brown Books for Young Readers. 192 pages. To matilda's dismay, her work will not involve Latin or writing, mixing plasters and poultices, going to market, but practical tasks: lighting the fire, and helping Peg treat patients. Recommended for grades 2-5.

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Patty Reed's Doll: The Story of the Donner Party

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Tomato Enterprises #ad - But some survived, including eight-year-old Patty Reed, a girl filled with dignity and determination in the face of mortal danger. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life. This is her story, as told by Dolly, the wooden doll she kept hidden in her dress.

Recommended for grades 2-5. The pioneers endured bitter hardships and many of them died. 9780689711817. Little brown Books for Young Readers. 192 pages. In the winter of 1846, the Donner Party was stranded by heavy snows in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Midwife's Apprentice

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Clarion Books #ad - As she helps the short-tempered jane deliver babies, Brat—who renames herself Alyce—gains knowledge, confidence, and the courage to want something in life for the first time. Introduction by Lois Lowry. A poor girl in medieval england gains a name, a purpose, and a future in this “delightful” and beloved Newbery Medal-winning book.

192 pages. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Used book in Good Condition. Recommended for grades 2-5. Now with a new cover! school library Journal, starred review* “A truly delightful introduction to a world seldom seen in children’s literature. School library journal, starred review  * “A fascinating view of a far distant time.

The Midwife's Apprentice #ad - Horn book, starred review  * “Gripping. Kirkus reviews, no home, starred review   A girl known only as Brat has no family, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life. 9780689711817.

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What Was the Gold Rush?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - 192 pages. 9780689711817. Recommended for grades 2-5. Used book in Good Condition. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life! Little brown Books for Young Readers. Grosset Dunlap. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life.

In 1848, gold was discovered in california, 000 people from all over the world, attracting over 300, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't.

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The California Gold Rush True Books

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Childrens Pr #ad - History when the country was experiencing dynamic change and expanding westward. This book provides the keys to discovering the important people, places and events that helped shape the western United States. Little brown Books for Young Readers. 9780689711817. Grosset Dunlap. Recommended for grades 2-5. A true book: westward expansion takes readers on an amazing journey to a fascinating time in U.

S. An age appropriate grades 3-5 introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study is included. Used book in Good Condition. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life. 192 pages.

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Paper Wishes

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Square Fish #ad - 9780689711817. Used book in Good Condition. 192 pages. Grosset Dunlap. Paper wishes by lois sepahban is a heartrending middle-grade novel and piece of historical fiction set during World War II about love, longing, and a girl who finally finds her voice. It’s a novel that stays, making clear that scars will be left behind not only for the children whose families were incarcerated, in that place of pain, bravely, but also for the generations that follow.

Manami decides to sneak yujiin under her coat and gets as far as the mainland before she is caught and forced to abandon Yujiin. Gripping tale of karana's survival, strength, and courage amidst vivid descriptions of island life. Recommended for grades 2-5. Manami is sad to go, but even worse is that they are going to have to give her and her grandfather's dog, Yujiin, to a neighbor to take care of.

Paper Wishes #ad - A moving debut middle-grade novel about a girl whose family is relocated to a Japanese internment camp during World War II―and the dog she has to leave behind. Ten-year-old manami did not realize how peaceful her family's life on Bainbridge Island was until the day it all changed. It's 1942, and manami and her family are japanese american, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, which means that the government says they must leave their home by the sea and join other Japanese Americans at a prison camp in the desert.

She and her grandfather are devastated, but Manami clings to the hope that somehow Yujiin will find his way to the camp and make her family whole again. Square Fish.

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