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One Crazy Summer (Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (Awards))

One Crazy Summer (Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (Awards))

By Rita Williams-Garcia
4.48
21 ratings28 reviews
  • teacher_2035
    One Crazy Summer is about three sisters who travel to Oakland, California to visit their mother who left them when they were young. It takes place in the 1960s during the Civil Rights Movement. Their poet mother is not very friendly to the girls and doesn't seem to want them around. The sisters s...
World's Scariest Prisons

World's Scariest Prisons

By Emma Carlson Berne
4.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • b21
    b2144 stars
    I thought this book was very interesting. Notice that the word "prison" in the title is plural, so it talks about more than 1 prison, and I really enjoyed that. I love how the setup is. It has a brief summary of the place, then it has when it was open, how many inmates were there, famous inmates,...
Early Sunday Morning: The Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii 1941 (Dear America Series)

Early Sunday Morning: The Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii 1941 (Dear America Series)

By Barry Denenberg
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • b21
    b2155 stars
    This was my all time favorite in the whole Dear America series! One day a young girl was just enjoying her morning when planes started flying overhead, very low. She wondered, what is happening? Then those planes started to drop bombs! Her family rushed to safety. She barely knew what was happen...
Viva Frida

Viva Frida

By Yuyi Morales
0 ratings10 reviews
  • damiya jasmine
    I'm in the fourth grade and this book is cool . p s.fyi d.j.w. likes d'eanjalo fuller they both go to Crawford county elementary.
John Madden's Heroes of Football

John Madden's Heroes of Football

By John Madden
0 ratings2 reviews
  • baseball41
    I think this book will be interesting because I really like madden things like apps that are about madden football.
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of WWI's Bravest Dog

Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of WWI's Bravest Dog

By Ann Bausum
4.82
11 ratings17 reviews
  • kayoscolony
    kayoscolony55 stars
    I really want to read it!!!!! I've read lots of other books like this but I haven't read this one. The book looks awesome too!
J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013

J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013

By Philip W. Errington
0 ratings2 reviews
  • maddykate
    how have i not heard of this book. i just HAVE TO READ IT!!!!!!!
Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History

Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History

By Sarah Albee
4.61
23 ratings10 reviews
  • suppplz
    suppplz55 stars
    Lol. I'm kinda obsessed with miniskirts, Because if it's 70 degrees or over, then no matter what, I will wear a miniskirt. Also because I have 36.
Chasing Lincoln's Killer

Chasing Lincoln's Killer

By James L. Swanson
4.67
3 ratings4 reviews
  • b21
    I thought this book was very interesting. This nonfiction book tells everything about John Wilkes Booth's plan, the actual attempt, and the escape plan. The whole book (especially the escape) is in so much detail that it feels like you were actually there witnessing everything! It is also amazing...
The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter, Third Edition

The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter, Third Edition

By Allan Zola Kronzek, Elizabeth Kronzek
4.38
8 ratings10 reviews
  • nick483
    nick48355 stars
    Oh wow another mystery Harry Potter mystery book I wonder what this book is about, maybe it is a guide of hogwarts and the places of Diagon Alley in wizaring world of the wand shop and other wizard stuff. This book may even tell about the different house colour groups of hogwarts like Ravenclaw, ...

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