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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.14
36 ratings43 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    This was an interesting story about a young girl in the early 1900's who is learning her place in the world. In this story Calpurunia is the only girl in a family with six brothers. As she comes to understand her grandfather as a teacher, she also struggles with her mother. Her mother wants her t...
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

By Duncan Tonatiuh
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • tickytorts
    tickytorts55 stars
    This book explains how the Mendez family fought segregation. Basically, it means that white people went to a clean, nice school when Mexican people went to a dirty school. Read how the Mendez dad fights segregation so all people can go to a clean, nice school. This book is important becaus...
I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

By Lauren Tarshis
4.4
10 ratings4 reviews
  • rosalina2458
    rosalina245855 stars
    The slave, Thomas wants to be free from the ranch. He and his sister, Birdie, have suffered way too much. One day they leave and get rescued by the Union who helps them throughout the trip. But now, the Confederacy has got them surrounded in the battlefield of Gettysburg. Will Thomas and his sist...
Inside Out and Back Again

Inside Out and Back Again

By Thanhha Lai
4.51
76 ratings110 reviews
  • kiwikorilakkuma
    I read this book at least 5 times. It's that good. Before I continue, I should say that I really enjoy Historical-Fiction books, so this review might turn out to be highly opinionated on that. This book is written in verse, and it's probably my first book that I have read that is written in verse...
Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile

Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile

By Marcia Wells
4.32
22 ratings29 reviews
  • goofy127
    goofy12733 stars
    Edward is officially worried. His dad takes him out for ice-cream (which can only mean bad news) in the middle of January and then ends up breaking up a fight between two men in an alley - an alley! Turns out his dad has lost his job and now his parents can't send him to Senate, the very-expensiv...
Willow Run

Willow Run

By Patricia Reilly Giff
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • summerstar
    summerstar55 stars
    Willow Run is a great book. In the story, Meggie is hoping that her brother Eddie will come back from the war. She lives in Rockaway, New York. Her Grandpa is a Nazi. One day some boys painted a swastika on her Grandpa's window. Meggie tried to hide it, but then disaster struck. Meggie's father h...
The Lilac Tunnel: My Journey with Samantha (American Girl Beforever Journey)

The Lilac Tunnel: My Journey with Samantha (American Girl Beforever Journey)

By Erin Falligant
5.0
13 ratings34 reviews
  • bibliophile
    This was a pretty awesome book out there especially if you like American Girl Dolls or book. Meet Samantha, you basically control what she does... to me that's pretty cool... you choose the fate and the book basically tells you what page to turn... YOU CONTROL SAMANTHA'S LIFE AND FUTURE... to me ...
Turtle in Paradise

Turtle in Paradise

By Jennifer L. Holm
4.28
47 ratings49 reviews
  • rainsplash_64
    Awesome book! 😄 an, "i never saw it coming, but i thought of it" ending, and i really like it. There's a girl named turtle whos mom has a jog as a cleaning lady, and they move around. Then there is this one woman who deosn't like kids, so she says,"miss, if this kid deosnt leave, you lose the job...
The Man with the Red Bag

The Man with the Red Bag

By Eve Bunting
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • lis
    lis55 stars
    I like this book because its a mystery!
The Luck of the Buttons

The Luck of the Buttons

By Anne Ylvisaker
3.5
4 ratings5 reviews
  • ellajb
    What I liked about the story is,Tugs went to her friends birthday party,Aggie .Fist they played beanbags.But they had to pick out a beanbag.Tugs knew that Aggie would say,thats my friend Tugs!So when tugs was going outside,she saw that she had let out their dog,Mittens.All of the girls ran after ...

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