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Across Five Aprils
Across Five Aprils
by Irene Hunt
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The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.... (read more)

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The Mighty Miss Malone
The Mighty Miss Malone
by Christopher Paul Curtis
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The Lions of Little Rock
The Lions of Little Rock
by Kristin Levine
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 As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the... (read more)

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One Crazy Summer
One Crazy Summer
by Rita Williams-Garcia
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Eleven-year-old Delphine has it together. Even though her mother, Cecile, abandoned her and her younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern, seven years ago. Even though her father and Big Ma will send them from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to stay with Cecile... (read more)

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Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
by Joseph Bruchac
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After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.... (read more)

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Hunt for the Bamboo Rat
Hunt for the Bamboo Rat
by Graham Salisbury
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Graham Salisbury’s family has lived in the Hawaiian Islands since the early 1800s. He grew up on Oahu and Hawaii and graduated from California State University. He received an MFA from Vermont College of Norwich University, where he was a member of... (read more)

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Mary, Bloody Mary
Mary, Bloody Mary
by Carolyn Meyer
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The story of Mary Tudor's childhood is a classic fairy tale: A princess who is to inherit the throne of England is separated from her mother; abused by an evil stepmother who has enchanted her father; stripped of her title; and forced to care for her... (read more)

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The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Jane Yolen
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Hannah thinks tonight's Passover Seder will be the same as always.  Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.... (read more)

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A Great and Terrible Beauty
A Great and Terrible Beauty
by Libba Bray
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Love, lust, murder, mayhem and high society converge in one thrilling debut Part Gossip Girl, part Edgar Allan Poe, and wholly beautiful, elegant and suspenseful, this novel set in Venice during the Renaissance is a true romantic thriller. When Cassandra... (read more)

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The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
by Roland Smith
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Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesnt imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make... (read more)

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Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
by Rush Limbaugh
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MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH'S REALLY GOOD PAL, RUSH REVERE! Okay, okay, my name's really Rusty — but my friends call me Rush. Rush Revere. Because I've always been the #1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever, Paul Revere. Talk about a rock star —... (read more)

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The Sweet Far Thing
The Sweet Far Thing
by Libba Bray
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Everything Conatus stands for is at risk. Hoping to gather enough resistance to save their order, Ember and Barrow attempt a desperate escape. But fate offers little mercy. When their mission is exposed, the  couple face relentless pursuit by the... (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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The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
by Christopher Curtis
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A boy, a dog, and New Orleans' most famous hurricane Saint is a boy with confidence as big as his name is long. A budding musician, he earns money playing clarinet for the New Orleans tourists, and his best friend is a stray dog named Shadow. At first... (read more)

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The Education of Little Tree
The Education of Little Tree
by Forrest Carter
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The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.... (read more)

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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
by Avi
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A vicious captain, a mutinous crew --and a young girl caught in the middle Not every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial, and found guilty. But I was just such a girl, and my story is worth relating even if it did happen years... (read more)

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Chains
Chains
by Laurie Halse Anderson
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 This story of Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, tells a darker piece of America's history from an often unseen perspective-that of three of Jefferson's slaves-including two of his own children. As each child grows up... (read more)

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Patience, Princess Catherine (Young Royals Book)
Patience, Princess Catherine (Young Royals Book)
by Carolyn Meyer
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Will Catherine ever become queen? England anxiously awaits Prince Arthur's betrothed--the Spanish princess who will be its future queen. But when Arthur dies not long after the wedding, Catherine of Aragon's fate becomes uncertain. Will the king and... (read more)

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Woods Runner
Woods Runner
by Gary Paulsen
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Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston. But the war... (read more)

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Blood on the River: James Town, 1607
Blood on the River: James Town, 1607
by Elisa Lynn Carbone
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When 12-year-old Samuel Collier boards a ship bound for the New World, he can't believe his good fortune. Collier learns he can be whomever he wants in the New World settlement of Jamestown. A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year.... (read more)

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