. Yet even with resolute determination and her trusty Springfield single-shot, Georgie is not prepared for what she faces on the western frontier. Refusing to believe the facts that are laid down and coffined before her, Georgie sets out on a journey to find her sister. Right now. Newbery medalist karen cushmanin the town of placid, in 1871, Wisconsin, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking her mind plainly.
Honors Titles - One Came Home Newbery Medal - But when georgie blurts out something she shouldn't, her older sister Agatha flees, running off with a pack of "pigeoners" trailing the passenger pigeon migration.
PaperboyDelacorte Books for Young Readers - But it’s the neighborhood junkman, a bully and thief, who stirs up real trouble in Little Man’s life. Little man throws the meanest fastball in town. His fierce desire to be ‘somebody instead of just a kid who couldn’t talk right. The washington post “paperboy offers a penetrating look at both the mystery and the daily frustrations of stuttering.
A boy who stutters comes of age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life. I loved it!" —rob buyea, author of Because of Mr. But talking is a whole different ball game. A newbery honor award winner an ala-alsc notable children’s book an ira children’s and young adults’ choice an ira teachers’ choice a bank street college of education best book of the year a national Parenting Publications Award Honor Book A BookPage Best Children’s Book An ABC New Voices Pick A Junior Library Guild Selection An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Recording An ALA-YALSA Amazing AudiobookA Mississippi Magnolia State Award List Selection “Vawter’s characterization of Little Man feels deeply authentic, with.
Paperboy - People of all ages will appreciate this positive and universal story. Jane fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation of America *“A tense, memorable story. Publishers weekly, starred “an engaging and heartfelt presentation that never whitewashes the difficult time and situation as Little Man comes of age.
Kirkus reviews “vawter portrays a protagonist so true to a disability that one cannot help but empathize with the difficult world of a stutterer. School Library Journal.
Moon Over ManifestDelacorte Books for Young Readers - Armed only with a few possessions and her list of universals, Kansas, Abilene jumps off the train in Manifest, aiming to learn about the boy her father once was. Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it’s just a dried-up, worn-out old town. And as manifest’s secrets are laid bare one by one, Abilene begins to weave her own story into the fabric of the town.
Powerful in its simplicity and rich in historical detail, Clare Vanderpool’s debut is a gripping story of loss and redemption. The more abilene hears, the more determined she is to learn just what role her father played in that history. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I’d seen only in Gideon’s stories: Manifest—A Town with a rich past and a bright future.
Moon Over Manifest - Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. It seems that manifest’s history is full of colorful and shadowy characters—and long-held secrets. Winner of the 2011 Newbery Award. The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler.
These mysterious letters send abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy hunt, even though they are warned to “Leave Well Enough Alone.
Wolf HollowDutton Books for Young Readers - The honesty of wolf hollow will just about shred your heart, but Annabelle’s courage and compassion will restore it to you, fuller than before. This book matters. Sara pennypacker, new york times bestselling author of Pax“An evocative setting, memorable characters, a searing story: Wolf Hollow has stayed with me long after I closed the book.
They are merely doing justice to Wolk's beautiful story. Npr, annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, best Books of 2016 Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. A 2017 newbery honor booknew york Times BestsellerA young girl's kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying.
Wolf Hollow - An npr best book of the year★ a booklist best book of the year★ an entertainment weekly best middle grade book of the year★ a kirkus reviews best book of the Year★ A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year★ A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year★ A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of the Year★ An ALA Notable Children's Book “This exquisite debut confronts injustice and doesn’t flinch.
People “a powerful debut . Until the day new student Betty Glengarry walks into her class. Brilliantly crafted, wolf hollow is a haunting tale of America at a crossroads and a time when one girl’s resilience, strength, and compassion help to illuminate the darkest corners of our history.
Hello, UniverseGreenwillow Books - Winner of the newbery Medal“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel. Washington postnewbery medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view—two boys and two girls—the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and finding your inner bayani hero.
Readers will be instantly engrossed in this relatable neighborhood adventure and its eclectic cast of misfits. Booklistin one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways. This disaster leads kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Valencia somerset, brave, and secretly lonely, is smart, who is deaf, and she loves everything about nature.
Hello, Universe - Kaori tanaka is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister, Gen, is always following her around. Virgil salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. And chet bullens wishes the weird kids would just stop being so different so he can concentrate on basketball.
They aren’t friends, at least not until Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well. The acclaimed and award-winning author of blackbird Fly and The Land of Forgotten Girls writes with an authentic, humorous, and irresistible tween voice that will appeal to fans of Thanhha Lai and Rita Williams-Garcia.
Readers across the board will flock to this book that has something for nearly everyone—humor, bullying, self-acceptance, cross-generational relationships, and a smartly fateful ending.
Ghost Track Book 1Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - Sunny. A national book award Finalist for Young People’s Literature. They all have a lot to lose, not only to each other, but they also have a lot to prove, but to themselves. Lu. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team—a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together.
Patina. If ghost can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. Can ghost harness his raw talent for speed, or will his past finally catch up to him? Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award–winning author Jason Reynolds.
Ghost Track Book 1 - Ghost. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. That’s all ghost real name Castle Cranshaw has ever known. But ghost has been running for the wrong reasons—it all started with running away from his father, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, when Ghost was a very little boy, who, aiming to kill.
Running. Since then, ghost has been the one causing problems—and running away from them—until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who sees something in Ghost: crazy natural talent.
The Wednesday WarsClarion Books FBA-|292243 - Meet holling hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Why else would she make him read the plays of William Shakespeare outside class? But everyone has bigger things to worry about, like Vietnam. In this newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D.
But how can holling stay out of trouble when he has so much to contend with? a bully demanding cream puffs; angry rats; and a baseball hero signing autographs the very same night Holling has to appear in a play in yellow tights! As fate sneaks up on him again and again, Holling finds Motivation—the Big M—in the most unexpected places and musters up the courage to embrace his destiny, in spite of himself.
The Wednesday Wars - Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero. The wednesday wars is a wonderfully witty and compelling story about a teenage boy’s mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967–68 school year in Long Island, New York. His father wants holling and his sister to be on their best behavior: the success of his business depends on it.
Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction. Baker doesn’t like Holling—he’s sure of it. Mrs.
When You Reach MeWendy Lamb Books - Winner of the boston globe–horn book award for fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable BookFive Starred ReviewsA Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing. People"Readers. If that is the case, then miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it.
Are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward. The wall street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever. The philadelphia inquirer "it's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises.
Publishers Weekly, Starred review. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. Like a wrinkle in time miranda's favorite book, when You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.
When You Reach Me - The washington post this newbery medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing, " The New York Times and "superb" The Wall Street Journal will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do.
Doll BonesMargaret K. McElderry Books - A booklist editor’s Choice Books for Youth. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Zach, poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. Discover the newbery honor winner Doll Bones, from Holly Black, the cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles.
Zach’s father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? and if there really is a ghost, is the recipient of six starred reviews, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches?Doll Bones is a winner of the Newbery Honor, was on four Best Book lists, and was called "perfect" by The New York Times.
Doll Bones - A nypl “100 titles for Reading and Sharing. A 2013 goodreads Choice award nominee. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her. But they are in middle school now. A school library Journal Best Book. A people magazine “Best New Kids Book. Six starred reviews!Winner of a 2014 Newbery Honor Medal.
A publishers weekly Best Children’s Book. A kirkus Reviews Best Book.
The Honest TruthScholastic Press - He leaves home with his camera, his notebook, his dog, and a plan to reach the top of Mount Rainier--even if it's the last thing he ever does. The honest truth is a rare and extraordinary novel about big questions, small moments, and the incredible journey of the human spirit. Mark is sick. He dreams of climbing a mountain one day.
But in one important way, Mark is not like other kids at all. The kind of sick that means hospitals. And treatments. He's got a dog named Beau and a best friend, Jessie. The kind of sick some people never get better from. So mark runs away. He likes to take photos and write haiku poems in his notebook. The debut of a phenomenal new middle-grade talent.
The Honest Truth - In all the ways that matter, Mark is a normal kid.
Seeing RedScholastic Press - He's a kid growing up around black car grease, and the backward attitudes of the folks who live in his hometown, Rocky Gap, white fence paint, Virginia. Should they sell the porter family business, where the slogan -- "porter's: We Fix it Right!" -- has been shouting the family's pride for as long as anyone can remember? With Daddy gone, and convenience store rolled into one, a gas station, repair shop, everything's different.
Through his friendship with thomas, and Miss Georgia, Beau, Red starts to see there's a lot more than car motors and rusty fenders that need fixing in his world. When red discovers the injustices that have been happening in Rocky Gap since before he was born, he's faced with unsettling questions about his family's legacy.
Seeing Red - Red's daddy, his idol, has just died, leaving Red and Mama with some hard decisions and a whole lot of doubt. National book award winner Kathryn Erskine delivers a powerful story of family, friendship, and race relations in the South. Life will never be the same for Red Porter.