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  • Item #: 004912
    ISBN: 9781416940289
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    Caddie is an adventurer, a tomboy, imaginative and brave. But is she brave enough to save her family from an Indian massacre? Will she have to leave behind the life she loves when Father inherits an estate in England?

  • Item #: 003128
    ISBN: 9780547577098
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    The 1990 Newbery Medal Winner. As the Nazis begin arresting the Jewish people of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen and her family work to keep their Jewish friends and neighbors safe.

  • Item #: 007300
    ISBN: 9780440402831
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    1950 Newbery Medal winner. Set in medieval England, a young boy named Robin desires to learn the ways of knighthood, but falls ill and loses the use of his legs. A kindly monk shows him how even someone who cannot walk is needed.

  • Item #: 035088
    ISBN: 9781451673319
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    In Guy Montag's day, books aren't for reading, they're for burning. Guy is a fireman, and it is his job to track down people who are hiding books and burn them. Houses are fireproof now, and Guy doesn't even know that firemen used to stop fires instead of start them. One night Guy meets a strange girl, who thinks, something Guy is not used to at all. She tells him about things from the past, things her uncle has told her and Guy has never heard. At first it just makes Guy uncomfortable, but eventually his curiosity drives him to do the unthinkable - read books and ask questions. 160 pgs.

  • Item #: 034727
    ISBN: 9780393320978
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    In this edition, the 3100+ lines of the poem are presented side-by-side in Old English and modern English. The highly readable, modern translation is done by author Seamus Heaney, the 1995 laureate for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Heaney also writes the introduction, which provides historical background and some analysis of the poem. - Anh

  • Item #: 019931
    ISBN: 9780553296983
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    An unforgettable, stirring first-hand account of the Holocaust, as you read Anne's diary and share her innermost thoughts, dreams, and fears.

  • Item #: 007352
    ISBN: 9780553274295
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    Billy wants a pair of hunting dogs more than anything. After working and saving for two years, Billy's dream of owning two coon hounds comes true. But getting his dogs is only the beginning of his adventures hunting coons along the river bottoms of the Ozarks. Billy learns the value of hard work, patience, and persistence in this story and, eventually, understands how God can use all things - even a pair of hunting dogs - to answer the prayers of his family.

  • Item #: 003189
    ISBN: 9780544336261
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    Another Newbery Award (1994) winner from the author of Number the Stars. A remarkable coming-of-age story about a young man who overcomes his society. Set in a "utopian" or "dystopian" (depending on your point of view!) society which is extremely regulated and controlled, Jonas is selected for the very special job of becoming the Receiver of Memory in this story about a community of the future. When Jonas realizes, however, what has been lost and what the price of conformity is, he makes a daring decision that will forever change his life. Our whole family read and discussed this book, finding it an excellent starting point for frank discussion of individuality and responsibility vs. security and homogeneity. Jonas is chosen to be the Receiver of Memory for his community. As he becomes aware of the choices his world has made, he is faced with a difficult decision.

  • Item #: 001899
    ISBN: 9780395137192
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    The 1962 Newbery Medal winner. Angry and vengeful at the death of his parents, Daniel bar Jamin joins an outlaw band pledging to do all he can to rid the land of the hated Romans. But Daniel's life is changed after an encounter with a wandering teacher from Nazareth named Jesus. Could he be following the wrong leader? 256 pgs, pb. By Elizabeth George Speare.

  • Item #: 018720
    ISBN: 9780763680862
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    India Opal Buloni is a lonely, 10-year old preacher's daughter who has just moved to Naomi, Florida, with her father. She doesn't have any friends yet, but she is very independent and likable. Right away she happens upon a dog in the grocery store and takes him into her home and her heart, naming him "Winn-Dixie". The dog seems to mark a turning point, and soon after the adoption she begins making friends and getting to know people. He seems to have a knack for making people like him, despite his less than attractive appearance. India makes friends, gets a job, and starts to care about all the people around her… all because of Winn-Dixie. A Newbery Honor award winner.

  • Item #: 018639
    ISBN: 9780547577111
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    Twelve-year-old Matt is left alone in the Maine wilderness to take care of the cabin until his father and the rest of the family return. But after a series of mishaps leaves him injured and without food, Matt must learn to depend on a tribe of neighboring Indians for help.

  • Item #: 013819
    ISBN: 9780060935467
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    1962 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction. Scout and Jem Finch witness prejudice in the depression-era South when their father, a lawyer, defends a black man accused of rape. By Harper Lee, 323 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 009346
    ISBN: 9780547328614
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    The 1961 Newbery Medal Winner. When disaster strikes, Karana's people leave their island home to begin a new life across the sea. But Karana is left behind and must learn to survive many years alone while keeping alive the hope of an eventual rescue.

  • Item #: 001754
    ISBN: 9780312380038
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    Chester Cricket from Connecticut is accidentally transported to New York in a picnic basket. Alone and afraid in a strange city, Chester is befriended by Harry and Tucker, a cat and mouse, who help him adjust to city life and discover his amazing musical talent that brings success to a failing subway station newsstand.

  • Item #: 001408
    ISBN: 9780547550299
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    Historical fiction set in Puritan colonial Connecticut. Kit arrives unannounced to live with stern Puritan relatives whom she has never met and befriends an outcast Quaker woman accused of witchcraft. Newbery Medal winner.

  • Item #: 001358
    ISBN: 9780143039433
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    This classic by John Steinbeck tells of the Dust Bowl migration during the Great Depression. While every other chapter gives background and follow the movements of the migrants as a whole, the other chapters chronicle the fictional Joad family's long, discouraging exodus to California after they are driven off of their homestead. They have a handbill from California which reads: "Pea Pickers Wanted in California. Good Wage All Season. 800 Pickers Wanted." This handbill gives the family hope through their hard trip to California, and they read it again and again. But over time, the Joad's lose hope as they see more and more families, all waving similar handbills, all poor and broken down, all headed to California on highway 66. There the Joads begin to understand the hopelessness of their situation - and that of all migrant workers.

  • Item #: 000770
    ISBN: 9780547614328
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    1944 Newbery Medal winner. When a crippling accident leaves Johnny Tremain unable to continue working as a silversmith, he finds himself caught up in the struggle for American Independence and witnesses the start of the War for Independence.

  • Item #: 038063
    ISBN: 9780141321059
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    Buck enjoys life as the pampered family dog of Judge Miller. When Manuel, the gardener's helper, secretly steals Buck to be sold, the civilized lifestyle that Buck grew up under no longer exists. It is the height of the Klondike gold rush, and dogs like Buck are in high demand as sled dogs. In a time and place when survival is an everyday battle, Buck must adapt to a lifestyle where primal instincts are the key to survival. The Signet Classic Edition not only includes the unabridged novel with an introduction by Alex Kershaw, but presents several of London's other works including "Diable," "An Odyssey of the North," "To the Man on Trail," "To Build a Fire," and "Love of Life." This edition has 133 pgs, pb. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 025012
    ISBN: 9780060097912
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  • Item #: 019905
    ISBN: 9780553210118
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  • Item #: 018536
    ISBN: 9780141321110
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    Classic story of a wolf-dog who struggles with his identity and eventually becomes a partially domesticated pet who is loved and accepted by a human family. Much of the book is told from the point of view of the wolves. Black and white illustrations scattered throughout the book.

  • Item #: 017967
    ISBN: 9781561373079
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  • Item #: 017836
    ISBN: 9781561373000
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  • Item #: 017778
    ISBN: 9781561376070
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  • Item #: 016003
    ISBN: 9780451526342
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    This classic political satire by George Orwell attaches the idea of totalitarian government using farm animals as characters. The animals try to run the farm on their own and create a paradise of progress and equality, but certain animals (namely the pigs) begin to take control and take away freedoms. With great parallels to many governments, this book is a must-read. A few complete and unabridged editions are available. The Signet Classic Edition has a preface by Russell Baker and is 144 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 014505
    ISBN: 9780547722177
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    Survival in medieval England is a struggle for Brat, who hungers for food, a home, and respect. One day she is unexpectedly taken in by a midwife as a source of cheap labor. Does Brat, who ultimately renames herself Alyce, have what it takes to be a midwife's apprentice? An author's note at the end provides additional information on midwifery in the Middle Ages. Please note that there are two instances of offensive language (pgs 9 and 38), and the midwife, who is no saint, is engaged in an affair with the married baker. 1996 Newbery Award Winner. By Karen Cushman, 122 pgs, pb. - Anh

  • Item #: 011267
    ISBN: 9780618615124
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    This is the story of a wealthy man's son who is made into a servant when his family is brutally killed in war-torn 16th Century Japan. Follow this boy's life as he grows to manhood in these troubled times and not only survives his circumstances, but thrives. A very interesting story portraying ancient Japan. 234 pgs.

  • Item #: 010516
    ISBN: 9780439099400
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    Tom Sawyer is the orphaned rascal who loves adventure and hates rules. Superstitious and devious, Tom gets into plenty of trouble on his own, but throw in a real-life murder, buried treasure, and getting lost in a cave during a Sunday school picnic and you've got real adventure. The Scholastic edition provides an introduction by Jean Craighead George and boasts 319 pages.
  • Item #: 008285
    ISBN: 9780316286121
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    When your aunt is in jeopardy of losing her house and having to fire all of her employees, there's only one thing left to do - head for the California gold fields. Twelve-year-old Jack and the family butler Praiseworthy do just that. From Boston to California, follow the adventures of this delightful pair as they seek to gain the funds needed to save the family home. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 007916
    ISBN: 9780807508527
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    The first book in this popular series. Find out how the Alden children survive and live on their own, making an abandoned boxcar their home.