Heartbeat
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Wonderful story about family, friends, and happiness.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
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A wonderful read-aloud for children of all ages.
The Biggest Klutz in Fifth Grade
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Pat Berry is so clumsy that the meanest kid in school bets that he can't make it through the entire summer without injury. Pat, against his better judgement, takes the bet. And quickly regrets it. The loser has to kiss Kristine 'The Blimp' Plimpton in front of the whole school on the first day of sixth grade. Pat spends the entire summer trying to do as little as possible, until he realizes that kissing Kristine may not be the worst thing after all.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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Roll of Thunder follows the story of an African-American family in the 1960's South as they deal with prejudice, discrimination, and physical violence.
Hatchet
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Hatchet is the story of Bryan. Bryan finds himself lost in the wilderness alone and with only his smarts to keep him alive.
Lawn Boy
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This book had me laughing out loud! This quick read (88 pages) is a hilarious and awesome introduction to making money and financial planning for kids! Gary Paulsen never fails to disappoint!
George's Marvelous Medicine
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A delightful story about a boy who decides to get even with his grouchy grandma by giving her a new taste of medicine. George walks through his house putting everything he can find in grandma’s new medicine. But will he finish before it’s too late? And what will happen to Grandma if she tastes this marvelous concoction?
Tuck Everlasting
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Ten-year-old Winnie encounters the enigmatic and elusive Tuck family in the woods near her home. Soon she learns their secret -- a secret that will change everything, forever. A classic of modern children's literature.
The Strange Case Of Origami Yoda
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A fun read for boys & girls who enjoyed Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Included is a diagram of how to make your own Origami Yoda.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School
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In this wacky introduction to Wayside School, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the students in Mrs. Jewls’ class. Maurecia loves Ice Cream (in almost any flavor), Joe can’t count (but somehow always comes up with the right answer), and Shari always falls asleep in class (but never gets in trouble).
Behind The Attic Wall
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Twelve-year-old orphan Maggie is sent to live with her two strict aunts in their huge stone house. Friendless and lonely, she begins to hear voices whispering her name. Unlocking the mystery of what lies behind the attic wall will open Maggie's heart to friendship and love. Strange, wondrous, and moving, this is a book you won't soon forget.
Lulu And The Brontosaurus
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A very cute story with a lesson to learn for its readers.
The Buddy Files : The Case Of The Library Monster
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Buddy is a library dog who reads with kids in the library and also likes to solve mysteries. He shares his thoughts with the reader as he tries to solve a library mystery.
Island Of The Blue Dolphins
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Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes gripping and inspiring reading. This title is based on a true story.

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