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Barbara Wright Summary: Moses Thomas's summer vacation in 1898 does not go as planned, and while he deals with family problems and fickle friends, Moses comes to be more aware of the escalating tension between the African American . . . read more


Kirby Larson Summary: In 1944, Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns . . . read more

Ghost Hawk

Susan Cooper Summary: At the end of a winter-long journey into manhood, Little Hawk returns to find his village decimated by a white man's plague and soon, despite a fresh start, Little Hawk dies violently but his spirit remains . . . read more

Great Trouble

Deborah Hopkinson SUmmary: Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854 . . . read more

King of the Mound

Wes Tooke Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, . . . read more

Kizzy Ann Stamps

Jeri Watts Summary: Kizzie Ann Stamps is nervous about starting at a new school that was just integrated, and wonders if she and her dog Shag will be allowed to compete in a herding competition because she is African-American. . . . read more

May B

Caroline Rose Summary: When a failed wheat crop nearly bankrupts the Betterly family, twelve-year-old May's father pulls her from school and hires her out to a couple new to the Kansas frontier. Reflections: Poetry. Really . . . read more

Navigating Early

Clare Vanderpool Summary: "Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters" Reflections: intriguing as it . . . read more

Almost Home

Joan Bauer Summary: Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their beloved house and experience the harsh world of homelessness. Reflections: Good, several by this author. ICC 2015-16 AR 3.7 6 pts   read more

Capture the Flag

Kate Messner Summary: When the original Star Spangled Banner is stolen, seventh-graders Anne, José, and Henry, all descendants of the Silver Jaguar Society, pursue suspects on airport carts and through baggage handling tunnels . . . read more

Code of Silence

Tim Shoemaker Summary When thirteen-year-olds Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives. Reflections . . . read more

Force Out

Tim Green Summary: "When Joey has to compete with his best friend, Zach, for a single spot on an elite baseball team, he is forced to decide how far he is willing to go to win" Reflections Lots by this author, good . . . read more


Kate Klimo Summary: Ginger the golden retriever narrates the story of her life, from her birth in a puppy mill through the various people who have "owned" her. Reflections: told my dog 's perspective, Series, . . . read more

Half a Chance

Cynthia Lord Summary: Lucy, with her mother and her photographer father, has just moved to a small rural community in New Hampshire, and with her new friend Nate she plans to spend the summer taking photos for a contest, but pictures . . . read more

Homemade Stuffing Caper

John Madormo Summary: Twelve-year-old Charlie's analytical skills win him few friends at school, but when the most popular girl in class comes to the makeshift private investigation office in his parent's garage asking . . . read more

Libby of High Hopes

Elise Primavera Summary When ten-year-old Libby Thump stumbles upon High Hopes Horse Farm and finds her dream horse, Princess, a prize-winning jumping horse that has been put out to pasture, Libby tries to convince her parents to give . . . read more

Okay for Now

Gary Schmidt Summary: Fourteen-year-old Doug Swieteck faces many challenges, including an abusive father, a brother traumatized by Vietnam, suspicious teachers and police officers, and isolation, but when he meets a girl known as Lil . . . read more

Rebel McKenzie

Candice Ransom Summary When feisty twelve-year-old Rebel McKenzie, an aspiring paleontologist, goes to spend the summer taking care of her older sister's seven-year-old son at the mobile home park in Frog Level, Virginia, she . . . read more


Tim Green SUmmary Foster child Harrison, who dreams of playing in the NFL, is happy when he is put into a home with loving parents and a foster father who is a football coach, but, after becoming the star running back and suffering an . . . read more

White Fur Flying

Patricia MacLachlan Summary A sad and silent nine-year-old boy finds his voice when he moves next to a family that rescues dogs.   Reflections Quick read. Good story! ICC 15-16 AR 3.1 1 pt read more

Blood Guard

Carter Roy SUmmary: Thirteen-year-old Ronan Truelove finds his life turned upside down when his father is kidnapped, and he learns that his mother is a member of an ancient order of knights, the Blood Guard, and now it is up to him . . . read more

Doll Bones

Holly Black Summary: Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from . . . read more

False Prince

Jennifer Nielsen SUmmary: In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king's long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war. My . . . read more

Listening for Lucca

Suzanne LaFleur Summary: Thirteen-year-old Siena's visions of the past intensify when her family moves to the Maine coast, hoping her little brother will begin speaking, and she connects with residents of the house from many years . . . read more

Monument 14

Emmy Laybourne Summary: A strange weather phenomenon drives students into a superstore where fourteen kids take refuge while the world outside gets torn apart from a series of escalating disasters. My Reflections: Awesome! . . . read more

New Headline

Eleventh Plauge

Jeff Hirsch Summary Twenty years after the start of the war that caused the Collapse, fifteen-year-old Stephen, his father, and grandfather travel post-Collapse America scavenging, but when his grandfather dies and his father decides . . . read more

Tangle of Knots

Lisa Graff Summary: "Destiny leads 11-year-old Cady to a peanut butter factory, a family of children searching for their own Talents, and a Talent Thief who will alter her life forever"--Provided by publisher. Includes cake . . . read more

The desperate adventures of Zeno & Alya

Jane Kelley Summary: A sick girl and an orphaned parrot form a friendship that helps them face challenges. Reflections: Very quick read. ICC 2015-16 AR 3.8 5 pts read more

Mutiny in Time

james Dashner Summary Time has gone wrong, and best friends Dak Smyth and Sera Froste, together with the young Hystorian Riq, must use the infinity ring to travel back to one of the Great Breaks--a mutiny on the Santa Maria--to correct . . . read more

Boy on the Wooden Box

Summary Leon Leyson describes growing up in Poland, being forced from home to ghetto to concentration camps by the Nazis, and being saved by Oskar Schindler. My Reflections: Holocaust. Great moving story! ITA . . . read more

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Summary Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order . . . read more

QB 1

Mike Lupica Summary: Jake Cullen, fourteen, lives in the shadows of his father and older brother until he becomes the starting quarterback for the high school football team and finally has his chance to shine. Reflections: . . . read more


Donna Cooner Summary After undergoing gastric-bypass surgery, a self-loathing, obese teenaged girl loses weight and makes the brave decision to start participating in high school life, including pursuing her dream of becoming a . . . read more

Counting by 7's

Holly Goldberg Sloan Summary: Twelve-year-old genius and outsider Willow Chance must figure out how to connect with other people and find a surrogate family for herself after her parents are killed in a car accident. My . . . read more

See you at Harry's

Jo Knowles Summary Twelve-year-old Fern feels invisible in her family, where grumpy eighteen-year-old Sarah is working at the family restaurant, fourteen-year-old Holden is struggling with school bullies and his emerging . . . read more


by Kwame Alexander Summary Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health. My Reflections Quick read. . . . read more

Girl Who was Supposed to Die

by April Henry Summary She doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know where she is, or why. All she knows when she comes to in a ransacked cabin is that there are two men arguing over whether or not to kill her. And that she must . . . read more


by Erin Bowman Summary "In the isolated town of Claysoot, every male is mysteriously "Heisted" on his eighteenth birthday, and seventeen-year-old Gray Weathersby is determined to figure out why My reflections Great . . . read more

Pieces of Me

Amber Kizer Summary After a car accident leaves her brain-dead, Jessica tries to prevent her parents from donating her organs and tissues, but then follows the lives of four fellow teens who are able to survive because she did not. . . . read more

Body in the Woods

April Henry Summary While helping the Portland County Sheriff's Search and Rescue to seek a missing autistic man, teens Alexis, Nick, and Ruby find instead, a body and join forces to find the girl's murderer, forming an . . . read more


S. A. Bodeen Summary After barely escaping from the compound where Eli's dad kept his family for six years, Eli and his family are are learning to acclimate to "normal" life.   My Refelctions: Book 2 of . . . read more

Athlete Vs. Mathlete

Athlete Vs. Mathlete W.C. Mack Summary When their two worlds collide in seventh grade, fraternal twins and opposites Owen and Russell find themselves in direct competition at school, on the court, and at home. My Reflections . . . read more


Jordan Sonnenblick Summary After an injury ends former star pitcher Peter Friedman's athletic dreams, he concentrates on photography which leads him to a girlfriend, new fame as a high school sports photographer, and a deeper relationship . . . read more

Eight Keys

Suzanne LaFleur Summary When twelve-year-old Elise, orphaned since age three, becomes disheartened by middle school, with its bullies, changing relationships, and higher expectations, keys to long-locked rooms and messages from her late . . . read more

Fast & the Furriest

Fast & the Furries t Andy Behrens Summary The overweight and unathletic son of a famous former football star discovers that his equally fat and lazy dog is unexpectedly--and obsessively--interested in competing in dog agility . . . read more

Girl Stolen

April Henry SUmmary When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father. My . . . read more


Hiss-s-s-s! Eric Kimmel Summary When a Muslim American boy named Omar finally convinces his family that he should have a pet snake, it escapes and Omar learns why his mother is so scared of them. My Reflections: Good. Great . . . read more

Hold Fast

Blue Balliett Summary On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early to hold her . . . read more

Inside Out & Back Again

Inside Out & Back Again Thanhha Lai Summary Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama. My Reflections . . . read more

Liar & Spy

Rebecca Stead Summary Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his . . . read more

Lions of Little Rock

Lions of Little Rock Kristin Levine Summary Twelve-year-old Marlee develops a strong friendship with Liz, the new girl in school, but when Liz suddenly stops attending school and Marlee hears a rumor that her friend is actually an . . . read more

Little Dog Lost

Marion Bauer Summary A boy, a dog, and an old man are lonely before the boy plans a rally, the dog looks for a boy, and all the townspeople run to the old man's aid when lightning strikes his home and something miraculous happens. My . . . read more

One for the Murphy's

Lynda Hunt Summary Carley struggles with being open to love after she suffers a betrayal that forces her to move in with a foster family. My Reflection s Very good. Might shed a few tears with this story! ITA 2014-15 AR 3.4 6 pts read more


Pie Sarah Weeks Summary Alice's Aunt Polly passes away and entrusts the recipe for her world-famous pie crust to her cat, which she leaves in Alice's care, and as everyone, including Alice, tries to discover the secret ingredients, . . . read more

Prisoner B-3087

Prisoner B-3087 Alan Gratz Summary Based on the life of Jack Gruener, this book relates his story of survival from the Nazi occupation of Krakow, when he was eleven, through a succession of concentration camps, to the final liberation . . . read more

PS Brothers

Maribeth Boelts Summary Sixth-graders Russell and Shawn, poor and picked on, work together scooping dog droppings to earn money for a Rottweiler puppy to protect them from bullies, but when they learn the puppies' owner is running an . . . read more


Raft SA Bodeen Summary Experienced traveler Robie, having decided to take a cargo plane from Honolulu to Midway Atoll after a visit with her aunt, struggles to survive with the co-pilot, Max, after the plane crashes in the Pacific . . . read more

Saving Zasha

Saving Zasha Randi Barrow Summary In 1945 Russia, those who own German shepherds are considered traitors, but thirteen-year-old Mikhail and his family are determined to keep the dog a dying man brought them, while his classmate Katia . . . read more

Summer of the Gypsy Moths

Sara Pennypacker Summary A foster child named Angel and twelve-year-old Stella, who are living with Stella's great-aunt Louise at the Linger Longer Cottage Colony on Cape Cod, secretly assume responsibility for the vacation rentals when . . . read more

True Legend

Mike Lupica Summary Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his . . . read more


Mike Lupica Summary Small but fast twelve-year-old Will Tyler, an avid football player in the down-and-out town of Forbes, Pennsylvania, takes matters into his own hands to try and finance the city's football team, giving the whole . . . read more


Gordon Korman Summary Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school. My . . . read more


Variant Robinson Wells Summary After years in foster homes, seventeen-year-old Benson Fisher applies to New Mexico's Maxfield Academy in hopes of securing a brighter future, but instead he finds that the school is a prison and no . . . read more

Vietnam, I pledge allegiance

Vietnam, I pledge allegiance Chris Lynch Summary Best friends Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck, having been either drafted or enlisted in the military during the Vietnam War, pledge they will come home together, and Morris, a sailor on . . . read more

Where She Went

Gayle Forman Summary Adam, now a rising rock star, and Mia, a successful cellist studying at Juilliard, are reunited in New York City and reconnect for the first time since Mia's near-fatal car accident three years earlier drove them . . . read more

Year of the Book

Year of the Book Andrea Cheng Summary Follows a young Chinese American girl, as she navigates relationships with family, friends, and her fourth-grade classroom, and finds a true best friend. My Reflections Quick read. currently a . . . read more

Ghost of Graylock

Ghost of Graylock Dan Poblocki Summary Staying with their aunts over the summer, Neil Cady, his sister Bree, and their new friends Wesley and Eric, set out to explore Greylock Hall, an abandoned psychiatric hospital which is . . . read more

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs Summary Sixteen-year-old Jacob, having traveled to a remote island after a family tragedy, discovers an abandoned orphanage, and, after some investigating, he learns the . . . read more

Ninth Ward

Ninth Ward Jewell Parker Rhodes Summary In New Orleans' Ninth Ward, twelve-year-old Lanesha, who can see spirits, and her adopted grandmother have no choice but to stay and weather the storm as Hurricane Katrina bears down upon . . . read more

Under the Never Sky

Under the Never Sky Veronica Ros si Summary When Aria, a sheltered and fragile Dweller, is exiled from her home in Reverie, she must face The Death Shop, a land filled with cannibals and dangerous energy storms, and her only hope for . . . read more

Waiting for Magic

Waiting for Magic Patricia MacLachlan Summary In absence of their father, a brother and sister adopt four dogs and a cat in an attempt to save their family. My Reflections Great story. Very quick read. ICC 2014-15 AR . . . read more


Summary "The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered--fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is . . . read more

Face on the milk carton

The Face on the Milk Carton (1991) Whatever Happened to Janie? (1993) The Voice On The Radio (1996) What Janie Found (2000) Janie Face to face read more


Summary Tris Prior survives the Erudite simulation attacks that occur during the time she expected to be celebrating her achievement of being ranked first among the initiate class of her chosen faction, Dauntless. Even though the Dauntless . . . read more

Abby Carnelia

Summary After eleven-year-old Abby discovers that she has a completely useless magical power, she finds herself at a magic camp where her hope of finding others like herself is realized, but when a select group is taken to a different camp, . . . read more

Because of Mr. Terupt

Summary Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt. My reflections Great book-one of best i've ever read!!! Alternates chapters between characters. . . . read more

Belly up

Summary Twelve-year-old Teddy investigates when a popular Texas zoo's star attraction--Henry the hippopotamus--is murdered. My Reflections Mystery Adventure ICC 2013-14 AR 5.6 10 pts read more

Between Shades of Gry

Summary In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor . . . read more


Summary Inexplicable events start to occur when sixteen-year-old twins Tennyson and Brontë befriend a troubled and misunderstood outcast, aptly nicknamed Bruiser, and his little brother, Cody. My Reflections Interesting book! Reads . . . read more


Summary Cinder, a gifted mechanic and a cyborg with a mysterious past, is blamed by her stepmother for her stepsister's illness while a deadly plague decimates the population of New Beijing, but when Cinder's life gets intertwined with Prince . . . read more

Clockwork Angel

Summary Sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray travels to England in search of her brother only to be abducted by the Dark Sisters, residents of London's Downworld, home to the city's supernatural folk, and she becomes the object of much . . . read more

Close to Famous

Summary The residents of Culpepper, despite their grand aspirations, have made little progress toward achieving their goals, but unexpected events and surprises put the ambitions of the residents of Culpepper to the test. My Reflections . . . read more


Summary Fifteen-year-old loner Jason struggles to hide his father's declining mental condition after his mother's death, but when his father disappears he must confide in the other members of a therapy group he has been forced to join at . . . read more


Summary In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not . . . read more

Dog's Way Home

Summary After a car accident strands them at opposite ends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, eleven-year-old Abby and her beloved sheltie Tam overcome months filled with physical and emotional challenges to find their way back to each other. My . . . read more


Summary Three young wizards-in-training are kidnapped by an evil queen and their familiars--Aldwyn the alley cat, Skylar, a know-it-all blue jay, and Gilbert a tree frog who can see the future--set out on a dangerous journey to rescue the . . . read more

Fault in our Stars

Summary Sixteen year old Hazel, who has cancer, meets Augustus at a kids-with-cancer support group and as they fall in love they both wonder how they will be remembered. My Reflections Great book! Better for 7/8 graders though. . . . read more

Ghost dog Secrets

Summary Sixth-grader Rusty, determined to help an injured dog that is chained outdoors in frigid weather, calls animal control then takes matters into his own hands, aided by his best friend and a ghost collie that leads Rusty to an even . . . read more

Here Lies LInc

Summary While researching a rumored-to-be-haunted grave for a local history project, twelve-year-old Lincoln Crenshaw unearths some startling truths about his own family. My Reflections Adventure ICC 2013-14 AR 5.2 11 pts read more


Summary: In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-olds Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy. My . . . read more

Lincoln and His Boys

Summary Brothers Willie and Taddie share stories about their father, Abraham Lincoln. My Reflections Quick read. Good pictures ICC 2013-14 AR 4.4 1 pts read more

Long Walk to Water

SUmmary When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based . . . read more

Love Aubrey

Summary While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother. My Reflections Good but . . . read more

Luck of the Buttons

Summary In Iowa circa 1929, spunky twelve-year-old Tugs vows to turn her family's luck around, with the help of a Brownie camera and a small-town mystery that only she can solve. My Reflections Set in Iowa Part of Series ICC 2013-14 AR . . . read more

Mallory Goes Green

When Mallory is appointed to the Fern Falls Elementary School Environmental Committee, which is deciding on class projects for the upcoming Green Fair, she rapidly succeeds in alienating her classmates, friends, and family by her overzealous . . . read more

Michael Vey

Summary Fourteen-year-old Michael discovers he has special electrical powers and, with the help of his best friends, becomes aware that there are other teens with similar powers, but something or someone is hunting them and, after Michael's . . . read more

My LIfe as a book

Summary Dubbed a "reluctant reader" by his teacher, twelve-year-old Derek spends summer vacation learning important lessons even though he does not complete his summer reading list. My Reflections Good. Series. Similar to Diary of Wimpy Kid . . . read more

Name of the Star

Summary Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation. My Reflections Suspenseful! Series . . . read more


Summary Sixth-grader Jack Mogens loses his nerve after getting hit by a pitch, and has to dig deep within himself to avoid giving up the sport he loves. My Reflections Good story. Sports, Similar to Matt Christopher, tim Green, Mike . . . read more


Summary: Michael moves to a new school and learns that some of his friends are really aliens who have come to Earth in order to convince millions of kids to be Space Heads. My Reflections: Caroon format. Diary of Wimpy kid style QUick read . . . read more

Spy in the House

Summary Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age . . . read more

This Dark Endeavor

Summary Victor and Konrad Frankenstein are inseparable twin brothers who stumble upon The Dark Library, where secret books of alchemy and ancient remedies are housed, but after their father forbids them to ever return to the library Konrad . . . read more

TOuch BLue

Summary When the state of Maine threatens to shut down their island's one-room schoolhouse because of dwindling enrollment, eleven-year-old Tess, a strong believer in luck, and her family take in a trumpet-playing foster child, to increase . . . read more

Turtle in Paradise

Summary In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida. My Reflections: Really Good. Boys . . . read more


Summary In a society that purges 13 year olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend Universtiy and the other, supposedly Elimated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and . . . read more

What happened to goodbye

Summary Seventeen-year-old Mclean begins to lose sight of who she really is after she tries to reinvent herself at each school she attends after her parents' divorce and her father moves her from town to town. My reflections Really Good. . . . read more

Wild Girl

Summary When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch. My Reflections QUick . . . read more

Wild Life

Summary Being sent to stay with grandparents he hardly knows is hard enough for twelve-year-old Eric, whose parents are deployed to Iraq, but his grandfather's hostility and the threat of losing the dog he rescues causes Eric to run away. . . . read more

Wish Stealers

Summary Years ago pennies were stolen from a wishing fountain, and it falls to Griffin to set things right, but he will undoubtedly face grave dangers on his quest. My Reflections: Adventure, Guys & Girls would enjoy. ICC 2013-14 . . . read more

With the Might of Angels

Summary: In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside . . . read more


Summary Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the . . . read more


Summary Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben, who loses his mother and his hearing in a short time frame and decides to leave his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he has never known in New York City; and Rose, who lives with . . . read more

Ellray Jakes

Ellray Jakes is Not a Chicken Ellray jakes is a rock Star Ellray jakes Walks the Plank Ellray Jakes the Dragon Slayer Ellray Jakes and the Beanstalk Ellray Jakes is Magic Ellray Jakes Rock the Holidays . . . read more

Miss Peregrine's Home

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Hollow City Library of Souls A Map of Days read more


I Pledge Allegiance Sharpshooter Free-Fire Zone Casualties of War Vietnam read more

Year of the Book

Year of the Book Year of the Baby Year of the Fortune Cookie Year of the three sisters read more

Athlete vs. Mathlete

Athlete vs. Mathlete Double Dribble Time-Out read more

First Kids Mystery

Case of the Rock N Roll Dog Case of the Diamon Dog Collar Case of the Ruby Slippers Case of hte Piggy Bank Thief Case of the Missing Dinosaur Egg read more


Summary Mika and Ellie live in a future behind a wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague. At least that's . . . read more

Saving Zasha

Saving Zasha Finding Zasha (Prequel) read more

Under the Never Sky

Under the Never Sky Through the Ever Night Into the Still Blue read more


Variant Feedback read more

Wild Life Adventures

Trouble at the Zoo Rescue Bushfire Camoflage Whale of a Time Roar Croc Capers read more

Trouble with Chickens

Summary J.J. Tully is a former search-and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn . . . read more

Media Center Staff

    Julie Cabeen-Media Specialist Julie received her Masters of Science Degree in Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with an emphasis in Educational Media. She also has a Bachelor of Music . . . read more

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 Fantasy/Science Fiction Skellig ...Almond, David Demon in my View ...Atwater, Amelia Poppy. ..Avi Blue Ghost. ..Bauer, . . . read more

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Mrs. C's Blog

Looking for a great book to read? Try one of these that I've read! Series -Love to read series-check out all of these. Contemporary Realistic Fiction -Stories which take place in the present time, with characters who . . . read more


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General Information Goal The primary function of the Library Media Center is to support the district's mission, vision, and values by: Preparing students to be independent and skillful users of information . . . read more

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