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Dactyl Hill Squad

Dactyl Hill Squad

By Daniel José Older
3 ratings4 reviews
  • belle252
    belle25255 stars
    Magdalys is like any other black New Yorker afraid that maybe the next day she is going to be put into slavery. When her and her other friends go to a field trip to hear Shakespeare she notices her knack of talking to dinosaurs. Of course it must be a coincidence, I mean who has ever heard of a b...
One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story

One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story

By Mary Downing Hahn
3 ratings4 reviews
  • tacosforlife
    tacosforlife55 stars
    A young girl named Annie B. moves into a new town and goes to a school with only girls during World War I .Elsie claims her friendship between them and Annie finds the truth about her.Elsie is a liar, a traitor,and a German.Annie bullies Elsie along with other girls and soon, they find Elsie dea...


By Melissa Savage
41 ratings47 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...


By Cynthia Kadohata
1 ratings2 reviews
  • Owen
    This book is great for 10 year olds!
Song Of The Sparrow

Song Of The Sparrow

By Lisa Ann Sandell
7 ratings6 reviews
  • ebbarose
    ebbarose55 stars
    If you love learning things about the King Arthur times, you will absolutely love this book. It takes place on an army camp site which just happens to be the campsite of King Arthur (before he was king) with Elaine of Ascolat, Lancelot, Gwenivere, and Gawain, and many more. It's a must read!
The Future of Us

The Future of Us

By Jay Asher, Carolyn Mackler
2 ratings1 reviews
  • borntoswim
    borntoswim44 stars
    really enjoying this book so far! read it a long time ago but wanted to reread it and love it even more this time around
The War that Saved My Life

The War that Saved My Life

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
25 ratings33 reviews
  • artpanda
    artpanda55 stars
    The year is 1939 and Hitler is on the move. Ten-year-old Ada manages to slip out of her oppressive environs with her six-year-old brother Jamie to join other London children who are being evacuated to the countryside. The children are promised that the families awaiting their arrival will care fo...
The Wednesday Wars

The Wednesday Wars

By Gary D. Schmidt
16 ratings19 reviews
  • redheadperson22
    A comedy isn’t about being funny...a comedy is about characters who dare to know that they may choose a happy ending after all.” Wednesday Wars, (p.262). The novel Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt, is a piece of realistic/historical fiction set in 1967-1968 on Long Island. It follows a 7th grade...
The Blackthorn Key

The Blackthorn Key

By Kevin Sands
7 ratings9 reviews
  • mybooksandi
    mybooksandi55 stars
    The Blackthorn Key... phew. Can I just say how much I loved this book? It had everything I wanted, mystery, suspense, adventure. Everything is carefully planned and detailed. And then there’s this big reveal at the end. And Kevin Sands’s writing is the absolute B.E.S.T CHARACTERS- ...
Midnight Without a Moon

Midnight Without a Moon

By Linda Williams Jackson
1 ratings1 reviews
  • devenitycrystal
    This book is definitely a must-read. Rose Lee is a black girl who lives a pretty unfair life. Slaves are freed, but what is freedom if you can't vote without the fear of getting killed? Hallelujah (his real name isn't Hallelujah) and Rose try to figure this out during their struggle against racia...

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