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The Giver (Cascades)

By Lois Lowry
78 ratings76 reviews
  • sshans2
    sshans24 stars
    Jonas lives in a community with no colors, feelings, snow, or rain-- he lives in sameness, and doesn't know it...until he is chosen to become the next Memory Receiver. He is assigned for sessions with The Giver, who passes memories to him from long ago-- sledding down a snowy hill, gazing at a ra...

Holes (Cascades)

By Louis Sachar
122 ratings140 reviews
  • catmoji
    catmoji5 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...

I am Malala

By Malala Yousafzai
5 ratings6 reviews
  • ocelot
    I am reading this book right now and my spine is tingling. Malala is a girl that stood up to the Taliban. The Taliban believe that girls should not get any education. Malala fought for her education, and was shot by the Taliban. This was a true story, I believe it happened in 2011.

Maniac Magee (Collins Cascades)

By Jerry Spinelli
35 ratings47 reviews
  • edwardbird
    edwardbird5 stars
    This book was amazing.It had a lot of detail and the book was unique.It had everything I was expecting the book to have,action and comedy.People who love comedy and action should read this book.I liked how the author didn't make the book really complicated.Also the book was not a really big book ...

The Alchemist (Collins Readers)

By Paulo Coelho
4 ratings4 reviews
  • penguin313
    penguin3132 stars
    I read this book for school. It was a little strange and is basically a long fable. The main character is a boy named Santiago, who is a shepherd in Andalusia, Spain. He goes on this journey to the pyramids of Egypt and that is all I can say without spoiling the book.

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Cascades)

By Avi
3 ratings1 reviews

The Westing Game(with Related Readings) (Glencoe Literature Library)

By Ellen Raskin
23 ratings26 reviews
  • vollyballgirlz2
    i luv book about unicorns. they have pointy horns and look funny!! peoplethat dont like unicorns i dont like. did u no unicorns are real?? i saw one last night!! it was pretty. it took me on vacation to Forida!! i want a lolly pop!!! wanna b my new friend???

My Side of the Mountain (M-Books)

By Jean George
6 ratings12 reviews
  • tstory
    Mr. Story4 stars
    This book is a survival book. Sam Gribley goes out to live on the land, and faces many challenges. When reading this book, I really liked how the author explained the survival strategies that Sam used. It made me feel like I could try some of these same things on my own. I also enjoyed the relati...

Four Twits a Dragon and a Princess - A Story about Learning the Four Times Table (The Numberland Tales - Help with Times Tables and Multiplication for Children)

By Professor Paradox
0 ratings1 reviews
  • coolnicki477
    This book really helped me with my math skills and will probably help for those who are just learning multipication

Indian in the Cupboard Hb (Cascades S.)

By Reid Banks Lynne
2 ratings3 reviews
  • rlockhart
    I liked it a lot. This book is about a boy that gets a cupboard. He desides to put a plastic Indian in the cupboard. Then it comes to life.soon his friend finds out and makes a cowboy come to life. To find out what happens read Indian in the cupboard.

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