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Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Boys' & Girls' Library)

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Boys' & Girls' Library)

By Mark Twain
4.0
32 ratings32 reviews
  • ikyra_marie
    Then Aunt Polly takes him home and then Tom tells Aunt Polly he had a dream and makes the ridiculous mistake of telling her everything she saw when he snuck home for the night.Tom was now the hero of the school and so was Joe and HUck too.Tom goes to school and starts flirting with Amy Lawrence t...
Once (Once Series)

Once (Once Series)

By Morris Gleitzman
4.82
11 ratings20 reviews
  • olliebob
    olliebob55 stars
    Once is a heartbreaking, beautiful story about a young, innocent Jewish boy named Felix. Before WWII began, his parents hid him in a catholic orphanage where the nuns kept his secret. After four years at the orphanage, Felix is sure that he's received a message. He believes that his parents wa...
Chains (Seeds of America)

Chains (Seeds of America)

By Laurie Halse Anderson
4.68
22 ratings20 reviews
  • missmunch
    Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson is about a thirteen year old, Isabel and her younger sister Ruth. The story takes place in New York during the revolutionary war in America. Isabel and her sister are orphaned slaves for The Locktons. Rich and strong supporters of the King. Unsympathetic for the p...
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.32
63 ratings78 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...
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.0
3 ratings4 reviews
  • llpanda
    llpanda33 stars
    If you read the first book you know that Calpurnia is the only girl of seven children. And that she wants to be a scientist. If you haven't read the book I just told you the main parts :) In this book Callie discovers that some people think that just because she is a girl she can't be what she wa...
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12)

I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12)

By Lauren Tarshis
4.4
35 ratings56 reviews
  • manuel6
    manuel655 stars
    I survived The Joplin Tornado, 2011 is mainly about a boy named Dex who ran in to his favorite guy from is show Dr.Gage and is now helping Dr.Gage with figure what Tornado sounds like when starting and run in to a tornado and Dr.Gage is almost about to die but Dex helps him with a first aid kit a...
Number the Stars

Number the Stars

By Lois Lowry
4.61
218 ratings324 reviews
  • felicisowl
    felicisowl55 stars
    This.. this... is a beautiful story about trust, believing in yourself, the horrors of war.. and most importantly, it's about the friendship between Annemarie and Ellen, and how families can get through the most horrible of crises if they just.. believe. This book takes place in Copenhagen, Denma...
The Sword Thief (The 39 Clues, Book 3)

The Sword Thief (The 39 Clues, Book 3)

By Peter Lerangis
4.81
31 ratings27 reviews
  • artpanda
    artpanda55 stars
    Blog Culture Clips En EspaƱol About Us THE SWORD THIEF BOOK REVIEW This mystery book by Peter Lerangis is the third book in " The 39 Clues" series and is published by Scholastic, Inc. The Sword Thief is written for kids ages 9 to 12. The age range reflects readability and not necessari...
The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

By Rick Riordan
4.38
173 ratings188 reviews
  • katjune62
    katjune6255 stars
    My mom started reading these books and got SO into them, she bought the whole series. She tried to persuaid me into reading them, but I didn't have time, so I refused. A few months later, I decided to give the first one a try because I needed a book for my reading homework. At first I just read ...
Lemons

Lemons

By Melissa Savage
4.33
43 ratings49 reviews
  • extrememsb
    extrememsb44 stars
    Ever wonder if Bigfoot is true or not? Follow Lemonade ( Lem) Liberty Witt and Tobin Sky on an adventure that awaits about Bigfoot. As you see Lem's mother died right in front of her eyes. Now she is sent to live with her grandfather in Willow Creek.When she reaches her new home, she meets this u...

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