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Journey on a Runaway Train (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure)

Journey on a Runaway Train (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner
35 ratings45 reviews
  • awesomessb
    awesomessb33 stars
    This newer and modern adaptation of the Boxcar Children is a continuation from the original series from what I can tell (I have only read the first book in either series). Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden live with their grandfather and his housekeeper Mrs. McGregor. They decide to sell a t...
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...
Overboard! (Survivor Diaries)

Overboard! (Survivor Diaries)

By Terry Lynn Johnson
1 ratings2 reviews
  • mirsoftball8
    mirsoftball855 stars
    11 year old Travis and his family are on a whale-watching tour, when all of a sudden, the boat flips over, tossing everyone into the ice cold waves. Travis and 12 year old Marina are separated from their families and have to use all of their knowledge to survive. After Marina hurts her arm, Travi...
Turtles All the Way Down

Turtles All the Way Down

By John Green
2 ratings2 reviews
  • oatesandnessa
    This book is really good! I really like how the main character had a mental illness because a lot of teens and adults experience that kind of thing. The book is really inspiring with all of the quotes and things that John Green included. It is very well-written and hard to put down! On the inside...
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)

By J.K. Rowling
1081 ratings1622 reviews
  • neoncat
    neoncat55 stars
    INCORRECT. So far, there is only one three headed dog Hagrid named Fluffy which was guarding the trap door that led down to the series of enchantments protecting the Stone. The Elixir of Life from the Sorcerer's Stone was keeping Nicholas Flamel and his wife alive. When they destroyed the stone,...
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 Louisiana Purchase (Expanding America)

The Louisiana Purchase (Expanding America)

By Greg Clinton
1 ratings1 reviews
  • ajg15
    ajg1533 stars
    I really enjoyed this book, it you are learning or want to learn more about the Louisiana Purchase. Like did you know that entire area was purchased for $15 million dollars by President Thomas Jefferson? I didn't until I read this haha. I think it was fun to read and learn about and would definit...
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...
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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