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Under a Painted Sky
Under a Painted Sky
by Stacey Lee
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A powerful story of friendship and sacrifice, for fans of Code Name Verity  Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician — not an easy thing if you're a girl, and harder still if you're Chinese... (read more)

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Bound for Oregon
Bound for Oregon
by Jean Van Leeuwen
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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Fans of the Little House books will fall in love with Esther. Thanks to her superstitious mother, Esther knows some tricks for avoiding bad luck: toss salt over your left shoulder, never button your shirt crooked, and avoid black cats. But even luck can'... (read more)

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River Runs Deep
River Runs Deep
by Jennifer Bradbury
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When a boy is sent to Mammoth cave to fight a case of consumption, little does he know heand#8217;ll also be fighting for the lives of a secret community of escaped slaves, who are hidden deep within the cave.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Twelve-year-old... (read more)

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Out of the Dust
Out of the Dust
by Karen Hesse
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This gripping story, written in sparse first-person, free-verse poems, is the compelling tale of Billie Jo's struggle to survive during the dust bowl years of the Depression. With stoic courage, she learns to cope with the loss of her mother and her... (read more)

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Skylark (Sarah, Plain and Tall Saga)
Skylark (Sarah, Plain and Tall Saga)
by Patricia Maclachlan
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My mother, Sarah, doesn't love the prairie. She tries, but she can't help remembering what she knew first. Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields... (read more)

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Elijah of Buxton
Elijah of Buxton
by Christopher Curtis
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Newbery Medalist and CSK Award winner Christopher Paul Curtis's debut middle-grade/young-YA novel for Scholastic features his trademark humor, compelling storytelling, and unique narrative voice. Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into... (read more)

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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America (New Titles))
Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America (New Titles))
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life. In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed... (read more)

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The Great Turkey Walk
The Great Turkey Walk
by Kathleen Karr
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"Readers will gobble up Karr's hilarious novel of a boy who resolves to walk 1000 turkeys from the Show-Me state to Denver, Colorado. Simon, who's 15 and newly graduated from the thrid grade, may not be too bright, but he figures he can make his fortune... (read more)

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Scraps of Time #02: Away West
Scraps of Time #02: Away West
by Mckissack
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Unlike his older brothers, thirteen-year-old Everett was "born in freedom," never knowing life as a slave. His most prized possession is the medal his father earned in the Civil War. Now, more than 125 years later, that treasure is kept in the Websters... (read more)

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Death Valley (Survivors)
Death Valley (Survivors)
by Kathleen Duey
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A brother and sister struggle to survive a harrowing trip across Death Valleyand#8212;the most dangerous part of the Mojave Desert and the hottest spot in North Americaand#8212;in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series... (read more)

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Death Valley: California, 1849 (Survivors)
Death Valley: California, 1849 (Survivors)
by Kathleen Duey
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A brother and sister struggle to survive a harrowing trip across Death Valleyand#8212;the most dangerous part of the Mojave Desert and the hottest spot in North Americaand#8212;in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series... (read more)

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When Will This Cruel War Be Over? (Dear America (Reissues))
When Will This Cruel War Be Over? (Dear America (Reissues))
by Barry Denenberg
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Acclaimed author Barry Denenberg's WHEN WILL THIS CRUEL WAR BE OVER? is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! The peaceful, traditional Southern life that Emma Simpson and her family know is shattered when the Civil War reaches their soil. Soon,... (read more)

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Lyddie
Lyddie
by Katherine Paterson
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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. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working in the textile mills in... (read more)

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Orphan Train Adventures #03: In the Face of Danger
Orphan Train Adventures #03: In the Face of Danger
by Joan Lowery Nixon
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Something Strange and Deadly Trilogy #3: Strange and Ever After
Something Strange and Deadly Trilogy #3: Strange and Ever After
by Susan Dennard
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It has been a tumultuous time for Eleanor Fitt after all she's experienced in Philadelphia and Paris. Now Marcus has taken Jie, and Eleanor is determined to get her back. To do so, she must navigate the hot desert streets of nineteenth-century Egypt... (read more)

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Tales from Maple Ridge #03: The Big City
Tales from Maple Ridge #03: The Big City
by Grace Gilmore
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Logan ventures into the big city in this third book of a wholesome series thatand#8217;s like Little House on the Prairie for younger readers.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Welcome to Sherman! Logan canand#8217;t wait to leave and#8220;boringand#8221; Maple... (read more)

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Abbie Against the Storm: The True Story of a Young Heroine and a Lighthouse
Abbie Against the Storm: The True Story of a Young Heroine and a Lighthouse
by Marcia K. Vaughan
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Abbie Burgess helps her father care for a lighthouse on a small island off the coast of Maine. Together they tend the lamps, organize supplies, and watch the endless Atlantic waters. When Abbieand#8217;s mother becomes ill, her father must sail to the... (read more)

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The Devil's Paintbox
The Devil's Paintbox
by Victoria Mckernan
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When almost-16-year-old Aiden Lynch and his little sister, Maddy, first meet trailrider Jefferson J. Jackson, they're eating clay and hunting grasshoppers on the remains of their family's drought-ravaged Kansas farm. In short, the two orphans are... (read more)

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Voices from the Oregon Trail
Voices from the Oregon Trail
by Kay Winters and Larry Day
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Learn about the courageous Americans who journeyed on the Oregon Trail in this picture book perfect for the Common Core Its 1848, and brave families band together in covered wagons to head west. Each spread introduces a different speaker to tell his or... (read more)

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