When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother reveals a shocking secret -- it's actually 1996, and they are living in a reconstructed village that serves as a tourist site. But beyond the walls of clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy.
The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark TribeHmh Books for Young Readers #ad - Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn’t imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Part history, part science—and all adventure—this is the thrilling tale of America’s greatest journey of discovery.
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The Lions of Little RockPuffin Books #ad - And to stay friends, marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families. Winner of the new-york historical society children’s History Book PrizeA New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice Puffin Books. But when liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white.
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Double IdentitySimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Her mother cries constantly, and her father barely lets Bethany out of his sight. Blue Sky Press. The mystery intensifies when bethany gets a package from her father containing four different birth certificates from four different states, with four different last names -- and thousands of dollars in cash.
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Among the Hidden Shadow Children #1Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. In fact, luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. He's lived his entire life in hiding, and now, with a new housing development replacing the woods next to his family's farm, he is no longer even allowed to go outside.
Blue Sky Press. In a future where the population police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school.
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Puffin Books. Included is an introduction by Dr. Seuss, finished by jack prelutsky, and illustrated by lane smith, Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! is a joyous ode to individuality starring unsinkable teacher Miss Bonkers and the quirky Diffendoofer School which must prove it has taught its students how to think--or have them sent to dreary Flobbertown.
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Alfred A Knopf. The story positively vibrates with fun. Kirkus reviews" lighthearted episodes of unusual school lessons and field trips, illustrated by GrandPré’s winsome spot art, are grounded by Miss Drake’s more serious encounters with the goons. A gratifying development as this buoyant, fantastical series continues.
A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans #ad - The horn book Review Puffin Books. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake’s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem. And winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Blue Sky Press. Before it’s too late.
This refreshing debut collaboration by laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPré.
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's LibraryYearling #ad - Over 100 weeks on the new york times bestseller list! on 44 state award lists! discover what James Patterson calls “the coolest library in all the world” in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved coauthor of I Funny and Max Einstein! “A worthy successor to. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race, Mr.
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