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27 Magic Words 27 Magic Words
by Sharelle Byars Moranville
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823436576

Themes: Bullies, Coming of Age, Death, Dying & Grief, Girl Interest, Emotions & Feelings
Recommendations: A, K*, SLJ*
CCSS: W.6.4, 5, 6, 9, 9a, 10
SL.6.1, 1c, 1d, 3, 4, 6
RL.6.1, 2, 3 , 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
L.6.3, 4 ,4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5, 6
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2016-07-30 | Pages: 208


The Apple Tart of Hope The Apple Tart of Hope
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435616

Themes: Acceptance & Belonging, Bullies, Coming of Age, Love & Romance, Hope, Family & Relationships
Recommendations: A*, C, K*, SLJ
CCSS: RL.7.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10
W.7.4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
SL.7.1, 1c, 1d, 3, 4, 5, 6
L.7.3, 4, 5, 5a, 6
Grade: SEVENTH | Age: 10 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-01-30 | Pages: 160


The Apple Tart of Hope The Apple Tart of Hope
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Paperback | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $6.99 | ISBN: 9780823437641

Themes: Acceptance & Belonging, Bullies, Coming of Age, Love & Romance, Hope, Family & Relationships
Recommendations: A*, C, K*, SLJ
CCSS: RL.7.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10 W.7.4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 SL.7.1, 1c, 1d, 3, 4, 5, 6 L.7.3, 4, 5, 5a, 6
Grade: SEVENTH | Age: 10 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2017-01-31 | Pages: 160


Balthazar Fabuloso in the Lair of the Humbugs Balthazar Fabuloso in the Lair of the Humbugs
by I.J. Brindle
Sholto Walker, Illustrator
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435777

Themes: Family & Relationships, Humor, Coming of Age
Recommendations: A, SLJ
CCSS: RL.5.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
L.5.3, 3b, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6
RF.5.3, 4, 4a, 4c
SL.5.1, 2, 4, 5, 6
W.5.4, 9, 9a, 10
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-03-31 | Pages: 240


Behind Closed Doors Behind Closed Doors
by Miriam Halahmy
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823436415

Themes: Contemporary Issues/Social Problems, Divorce & Single Parent Families, Disabilities & Illness, Emotions & Feelings, Family & Relationships, Coming of Age
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: L.11-12.3,4,4a,5,5a,5b,6
SL.11-12.1,1a,1b,1c,1d,2,3,4,5,6
W.11-12.1,2,4,6,7,8,9,10
RL.11-12.1,2,3,4,5,6,10

Grade: TENTH | Age: 14 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2017-03-31 | Pages: 208


Big Red Big Red
by Jim Kjelgaard
Bob Kuhn, Illustrator
Trade Binding | size: | US $18.95 | ISBN: 9780823400072

Themes: Animals/Fiction, Coming of Age, Classics
Recommendations: A, CS, E, H, SLJ*, TE, WC, WH, WJ
Grade: FOURTH | Age: 9 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2011-06-01 | Pages: 256


Big Red Big Red
by Jim Kjelgaard
Paperback | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $8.95 | ISBN: 9780823423910

Themes: Animals/Fiction, Coming of Age, Classics
Recommendations: A, CS, E, H, SLJ*, TE, WC, WH, WJ
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 9 up | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2011-06-01 | Pages: 254


Brianna on the Brink Brianna on the Brink
by Nicole McInnes
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823427413

Themes: Coming of Age, Family & Relationships, Making Choices, Acceptance & Belonging
Recommendations: K, PW, SLJ, LMC
CCSS: 11-12: RL.2
Grade: ELEVENTH | Age: 15 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2013-01-15 | Pages: 176


The Bullet Catch The Bullet Catch
Murder by Misadventure
by Amy Axelrod and David Axelrod
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $17.95 | ISBN: 9780823428588

Themes: Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, 20th Century, Coming of Age
Recommendations: A, K, PW
CCSS: W.6.6, 7, 9, 9a, 10
RL.6.1-10
L.6.3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a-c,6
SL.6.1, 1a, 1b, 1d, 3-6
Grade: SIXTH | Age: 10 to 14 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2015-03-15 | Pages: 320


Desert Dark Desert Dark
by Sonja Stone
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $17.95 | ISBN: 9780823435623

Themes: Mystery & Suspense, Adventure, Survival, Love & Romance, Coming of Age, Good vs. Evil
Recommendations: A, K, PW
CCSS: L.9-10.1, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 5b, 6
SL.9-10.1, 1c, 1d, 6
W.9-10.4, 6, 7, 9, 10
RL.9-10.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
Grade: EIGHTH | Age: 12 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-01-31 | Pages: 336


Desert Dark Desert Dark
by Sonja Stone
Paperback | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $7.99 | ISBN: 9780823437665

Themes: Mystery & Suspense, Adventure, Survival, Love & Romance, Coming of Age, Good vs. Evil
Recommendations: A, K, PW
CCSS: L.9-10.1, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 5b, 6 SL.9-10.1, 1c, 1d, 6 W.9-10.4, 6, 7, 9, 10 RL.9-10.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
Grade: EIGHTH | Age: 12 up | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2017-01-31 | Pages: 336


Hidden Hidden
by Miriam Halahmy
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823436941

Themes: Immigrant Experience, Friendship, Racism & Prejudice, Survival, Middle East Interest, Coming of Age
Recommendations: SLJ, A, C
CCSS: RL.11-12.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
L.11-12.4, 4a, 4c, 4d, 5, 5a, 5b, 6
W.11-12.4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
SL.11-12.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Grade: EIGHTH | Age: 12 up | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2016-09-30 | Pages: 224


Seeking Cassandra Seeking Cassandra
by Lutricia Clifton
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435609

Themes: Science & Nature, Adventure, Coming of Age, Mystery & Suspense
Recommendations: A, K
CCSS: RL.5.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
L.5.3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 6
RF.5.3, 4, 4a, 4c
SL.5.1, 1c, 1d, 2, 4, 5, 6
W.5.4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 10
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-02-28 | Pages: 192


Snowize & Snitch Snowize & Snitch
Highly Effective Defective Detectives
by Karen Briner
Victor Rivas, Illustrator
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435678

Themes: Mystery & Suspense, Humor, Adventure, Coming of Age
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: L.5.3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 5b, 6
W.5.4, 9, 9a, 10
RL.5.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
SL.5.1, 1c, 2, 4, 6
RF.5.3, 4, 4a, 4c
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-03-31 | Pages: 272


Whistle in the Dark Whistle in the Dark
by Susan Hill Long
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823428397

Themes: Historical Fiction, Coming of Age, Making Choices, Family & Relationships, Friendship, 20th Century
Recommendations: A, C, H, PW*, SLJ
CCSS: 5: W.1, 4, 7, 8
5-7: RL.2
6-7: W.4-8
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2013-08-01 | Pages: 192


Whistle in the Dark Whistle in the Dark
by Susan Hill Long
Paperback | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $6.99 | ISBN: 9780823431915

Themes: Historical Fiction, Coming of Age, Making Choices, Family & Relationships, Friendship, 20th Century
Recommendations: A, C, H, PW*, SLJ
CCSS: 5: W.1, 4, 7, 8
5-7: RL.2
6-7: W.4-8
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2014-07-01 | Pages: 192


Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro
by Amy Axelrod
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $17.95 | ISBN: 9780823423408

Themes: Coming of Age, Family & Relationships, Self-Discovery, Humor, Historical Fiction
Recommendations: A, C, K, SLJ
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2011-02-01 | Pages: 288