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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!
Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline (Teaching for Social Justice Series)

Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline (Teaching for Social Justice Series)

By Crystal T. Laura
1 ratings1 reviews
  • patricky
    patricky44 stars
    In this book, the author is focusing on the issue of social issues in the world like in schools. Everywhere in the world, there is social injustice, especially against people of different skin colors. Chris, a kid who was known as a bad kid by others, is the main focus of the story, and the read...
Young Children, Videos and Computer Games: Issues for Teachers and Parents

Young Children, Videos and Computer Games: Issues for Teachers and Parents

By By Jack Sanger (Head of the Research Centre City College Norwich); Jane Wilson; Bryn Davies; Roger Whittaker.
1 ratings1 reviews
  • nelsonc
    nelsonc33 stars
    This book is called Young Children, Videos and Computer Games: Issues for Teachers and Parents, by Jock Sanger, this book is talking about should computer game be allowed. Also talking why some teachers and parents don't think computer games are good. Talk about good and bad reasons about compute...
Male/Female Roles (Opposing Viewpoints Series)

Male/Female Roles (Opposing Viewpoints Series)

By Auriana Ojeda
1 ratings1 reviews
  • angelay
    angelay44 stars
    I learned a lot about different perspectives from this book, and I also learned that in order to understand a controversy, you will have to consider every point of view and not just stick to your own opinion. Some of the authors in the book state that women often earn a lot lesser than men, and a...
Harriet the Spy (M Books)

Harriet the Spy (M Books)

By Louise Fitzhugh
9 ratings10 reviews
  • cavachon
    cavachon55 stars
    If you've always wanted to be mischievous but was afraid to get in trouble, you can read about Harriet the Spy's own adventures and live through her! Harriet is an 11 year old girl who spies on different people in her neighborhood -- classmates, neighbors, her family, her nanny -- and scribbles ...
That Was Then, This is Now (M-Books)

That Was Then, This is Now (M-Books)

By S.E. Hinton
6 ratings5 reviews
  • Ironside
    This book is one of teh worst books I have ever read, and I dont know why it was writen in the first place the dialog is dull and the reading level is far bellow what I would call middle school. The only reason a high school student would read this is the subject matter being to much for younger ...
Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson
61 ratings60 reviews
  • xxpish
    Jess(e) wants to be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. He practices every morning, before he has to go milk the cow. He lives on a farm with four sisters and their parents. One day when new neighbors move into the house next door, he meets Leslie, their 10-year-old daughter. After a few d...

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