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The Giver (Cascades)

The Giver (Cascades)

By Lois Lowry
4.4
205 ratings208 reviews
  • shannon20
    shannon2055 stars
    The giver: “The giver” is a story about a controlled society, where there is no feeling, no pain, no suffering, no music and color,no love and no choices, but only sameness. “The Elders” decide who you marry to, whom you adopt as children, and a job will be assigned to you. Jonas has been select...
Holes (Cascades)

Holes (Cascades)

By Louis Sachar
4.49
165 ratings184 reviews
  • dictionary
    dictionary55 stars
    Holes is a book about a boy named Stanley Yelnats. Yelnats is Stanley spelled backwards. Stanley was caught by police for a theft crime. He was caught with a baseball player's stolen shoes. He didn't actually steal them. They came falling from the sky. He thought they looked really nice, so he wa...
My Side of the Mountain (M-Books)

My Side of the Mountain (M-Books)

By Jean George
4.35
17 ratings24 reviews
  • 20sfrerichs
    I read this book and I loved it it was really good!!! I liked it because it is full of excitement and wonders!! It was about a boy who runs away from his mother father and 8 other siblings.He does survive but I can't tell you the rest I don't want to give it away if you want to read it!!!He finds...
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Cascades)

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Cascades)

By Avi
4.88
8 ratings6 reviews
  • annabeth123
    annabeth12355 stars
    I loved it!!!! I recommend it to anyone who's up for adventure and unexpected turns. I liked every inch of it. This book seems like a girly book, but totally isn't. It really is a book of adventure and sailing. Great for any adventure seeker.
Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson
4.42
67 ratings66 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...
The Outsiders (M Books)

The Outsiders (M Books)

By S.E. Hinton
4.61
54 ratings91 reviews
  • bibliophile
    "Stay gold..." I read this when I was younger, but I never really understood it... due to the fact I read this book when I was in third grade, and I was too young to realize what it actually meant... I read this book earlier again during the summer... and wow... this book is really heartwarming.....
Black Star, Bright Dawn

Black Star, Bright Dawn

By Scott O'Dell
4.5
2 ratings3 reviews
  • zellag
    zellag55 stars
    Black Star is a sled dog. Bright Dawn is his owner. Follow them through the Iditarod Trail, braving an ice flow, and moose. Meet Oteg, a man racing in the Iditarod, a man that gives 18 year old Bright Dawn advice on how to race the Iditarod. This book is one of the top 50 books that I've read, an...
Underground to Canada (New Windmills)

Underground to Canada (New Windmills)

By Barbara Claassen Smucker
5.0
1 ratings2 reviews
  • Jteach
    This book is a wonderful story of a 12 year old girl who escapes to Canada. It takes place in the 1820s. She is born a slave and finds freedom in Canada. It is an excellent read.
Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story

Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story

By Mary Downing Hahn
4.75
44 ratings51 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 ...
1001 Best Websites for Kids

1001 Best Websites for Kids

By Deirdre Kelly
0 ratings1 reviews

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