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  • Item #: 071380
    ISBN: 9781586096595
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  • Item #: 071379
    ISBN: 9781586096588
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  • Item #: 011984
    ISBN: 9780553256697
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    A family sympathetic to the Jews does what it can to help during Hitler's reign of terror. The famous testimony of the faith of Corrie Ten Boom and her sister as they endure the cruelty and hardships of living in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

  • 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 #: 007700
    ISBN: 9780618250745
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    1956 Newbery Medal winner. This is the true story of Nathaniel Bowditch, who becomes an indentured servant at the age of twelve when his father apprenticed him to a chandlery after his mother died. This ends his dreams of attending Harvard. Through hard work and perseverance, Nat continues his studies on his own. Was Nathaniel destined to be a bookkeeper all his life, or could he find a way to better use his skills in mathematics? His discoveries in the field of navigation are put to the test when Nat becomes captain of his own ship.

  • Item #: 002481
    ISBN: 9780140341584
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    The 1951 Newbery Medal Winner. Born a prince in Africa, Amos Fortune believes he must live to serve his people. Although captured and brought to the United States as a slave, Amos never forgets his high calling. In spite of his circumstances, Amos lives his life as a testimony to freedom - the freedom that can only come from faith in God. By Elizabeth Yates.

  • 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 #: 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 #: 002525
    ISBN: 9780689715402
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    Eight-year-old Sarah must learn to be brave when she accompanies her father to the wilderness of Connecticut to build a house for their family.

  • 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 #: 021689
    ISBN: 9780425102411
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  • Item #: 019890
    ISBN: 9780394898612
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    In the aftermath of World War II, Anna and her mother show resourcefulness, patience, and sacrifice while providing Anna with a new coat.

  • 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 #: 015119
    ISBN: 9780140505399
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    When Miss Rumphius was not Miss Rumphius yet, but only Alice, her grandfather always told her that in addition to her dreams, she had to also make the world a more beautiful place. Miss Rumphius fulfills her two dreams of traveling to far away places and then retiring to a place by the sea, but she wonders what she can do to fulfill the third goal of beautifying the world. "After all," she thinks in her house by the sea, "it is already so beautiful." What can she possibly do?

  • 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 #: 012404
    ISBN: 9780553210095
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    Includes the author's preface to the 2nd edition and a very short biography on the author, 248 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 #: 003359
    ISBN: 9780064471060
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    In the third book, Shasta, the adopted son of a mean fisherman, learns that he is to be sold as a slave to a Tarkaan. The Tarkaan's horse, which happens to be a talking horse from Narnia, convinces Shasta to run away with him to Narnia, suspecting that Shasta is also a Narnian. Along the way, Bree and Shasta join forces with another runaway and Narnian horse. Little do they know that they will find themselves in the middle of a war which will decide the fate of Narnia.

  • 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 #: 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 #: 047715
    ISBN: 9781586095130
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  • 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 #: 036621
    ISBN: 9780553214031
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    This unabridged edition is also based on the W.H.G. Kingston translation, the version recommended for use with Total Language Plus and Progeny Press study guides. 44 chapters, 338 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 019905
    ISBN: 9780553210118
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  • Item #: 012362
    ISBN: 9781586096540
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  • Item #: 011110
    ISBN: 9780060652937
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    C.S. Lewis' brilliantly insightful book about the activity of the devil's assistants as they endeavor to steer a person onto and along the path of destruction. Through letters received from an uncle, we see how the battle the evil tempter Wormwood is fighting unfolds. Also included in this book is the article Screwtape Proposes a Toast, in which Screwtape (the uncle sending the letters to Wormwood), as the guest of honor at the Tempters' Training College, is giving a speech about temptation and how it is used effectively. Though a work of fiction, this book is an encouragement to all Christians to stand firm against the temptation to sin and turn from the Cross. 209 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • 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.