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The Giver (Cascades)

The Giver (Cascades)

By Lois Lowry
185 ratings182 reviews
  • shannon20
    shannon2055 stars
    The giver: “The giver” is a story about a controlled society, where there is no feeling, no pain, no suffering, no music and color,no love and no choices, but only sameness. “The Elders” decide who you marry to, whom you adopt as children, and a job will be assigned to you. Jonas has been select...
Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

By Esther Hoskins Forbes
6 ratings2 reviews
  • jamsc
    jamsc55 stars
    Johnny Tremain is an amazing book based in 1770`s, just before and during the revolutionary war. It tells the story of a young silversmiths apprentice, and his adventures in Boston. I liked this book because it make history interesting by telling a story about working through hard times, and l...
Catherine, Called Birdy

Catherine, Called Birdy

By Karen Cushman
0 ratings1 reviews
  • mysterygal
    I read this book in school, and enjoyed it immensely! This book follows a year in the life of a teen living in the 1200's. Catherine has many adventures as her father tries to marry her off for money. In this book, Catherine describes the faults of living in that time period, with ticks and stink...
Maniac Magee (Collins Cascades)

Maniac Magee (Collins Cascades)

By Jerry Spinelli
44 ratings61 reviews
  • jc20
    jc2033 stars
    This story happened at Pennsylvania, when the orphan Maniac Magee lost his parents in an car accident. The he went to live with his closest relatives. His uncle and aunt doesn’t like each other and wanted to get a divorce, they have separated things like 2 refrigerators, 2 TVs,etc. Maniac magee l...
The Great Gilly Hopkins (M Books)

The Great Gilly Hopkins (M Books)

By Katherine Paterson
11 ratings18 reviews
  • imdabomb
    imdabomb55 stars
    Just finished this book! So, this book is about how a girl named Gilly is put into a foster home, because her mom is trying to find a job. Gilly gets placed with the 'religous' Maime Trotter, William Ernest {W.E.}, and the African American; Mr. Randolph who is blind, and at first she was not happ...
Pillars of Fire (An Ether Novel)

Pillars of Fire (An Ether Novel)

By Laurice Elehwany Molinari
1 ratings1 reviews
  • sister
    sister55 stars
    I just finished reading this book pillars of fire in just 2 days after waiting forever for it come out. and it was awesome... even better than Vero Rising, book 1. I am going to read it again, and then start waiting for the next ether book.
Holes (Cascades)

Holes (Cascades)

By Louis Sachar
160 ratings180 reviews
  • catmoji
    catmoji55 stars
    Stanley Yelnats, falsely convicted of stealing a celebrity's sneakers, is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention center in the middle of the desert, where the inmates are required to dig a large hole every day. Getting to know the other inmates and getting used to the grueling routine is o...
Sign of the Beaver (Cascades)

Sign of the Beaver (Cascades)

By Elizabeth George Speare
16 ratings16 reviews
  • hanli
    hanli55 stars
    The Sign of the Beaver was an excellent introduction to life among pioneers and Native Americans in the eighteenth-century American colonies. The book was about a 13 year old boy named Matt who was left behind with a cabin in the Maine wilderness as he awaits his father to bring the rest of Matt'...
Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story

Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story

By Mary Downing Hahn
43 ratings44 reviews
  • ikyra_marie
    "Wait till helen comes"is a great book.It's about this 12-year-old girl named Molly,10-year-old Michael,their mother,Dave(their stepfather),and Heather, their seven-year-old stepsister who is mean and cruel to them.Every chance she gets,she lies to get them into trouble.the children get the news ...
Fig Pudding

Fig Pudding

By Ralph Fletcher
2 ratings1 reviews
  • lillianna765
    lillianna76555 stars
    This book is boring in the beginning, tense and exciting in the middle, and extra exciting in the end. I love it!

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