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2017
The Crossover
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kwame Alexander
School Library Journal Gr 6-10-Twins Josh and Jordan are junior high basketball stars, thanks in large part to the coaching of their dad, a former ...More
2016
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Paul Evans
 
2015
Legend
 Marie Lu
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2014
Wonder
 by R. J. Palacio
Book list *Starred Review* Kids' books about befriending somebody different could fill a library. But this debut novel rises to the top through i...More
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2013
Smile
Click to search this book in our catalog   Raina Telgemeier
School Library Journal Gr 5 Up-A powerful graphic memoir with a light touch, this is the story of how sixth-grader Raina falls and loses her two fr...More
2012
Powerless
Click to search this book in our catalog   Matthew Cody
Publishers Weekly In a wholly satisfying debut, Cody tackles themes of heroism, sacrifice and coming-of-age, as played out in a comic book-inspired...More
 
2011
The Hunger Games
 Suzanne Collins
Library Journal In a far-future United States, a cruel Capitol keeps order by demanding an annual tribute for its Hunger Games, in which two contes...More
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2010
All the Lovely Bad Ones
 Mary Downing Hahn
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2009
The lightning thief
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rick Riordan.
School Library Journal Gr 5-9-An adventure-quest with a hip edge. At first glance, Perseus Jackson seems like a loser (readers meet him at a boardi...More
2008
Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jordan Sonnenblick
Publishers Weekly "This insightful debut novel charts the way a talented 13-year-old drummer's life changes when his five-year-old brother...More
 
2007
So B. It
 Sarah Weeks
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2006
Eragon
 Christopher Paolini
Publishers Weekly Makeovers with Mass Appeal New editions spruce up popular titles and bestselling series. Christopher Paolini's Eragon is now a...More
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2005
Hoot
Click to search this book in our catalog   Carl Hiaasen
Publishers Weekly With a Florida setting and proenvironment, antidevelopment message, Hiaasen (Sick Puppy) returns to familiar turf for his first n...More
2004
Stormbreaker
Click to search this book in our catalog   Anthony Horowitz
Publishers Weekly Readers will cheer for Alex Rider, the 14-year-old hero of British author Horowitz's spy thriller (the first in a projected s...More
 
2003
Fever 1793
 Laurie Halse Anderson
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2002
Holes
 Louis Sachar
Book list Gr. 6^-9. Middle-schooler Stanley Yelnats is only the latest in a long line of Yelnats to encounter bad luck, but Stanley's serving of ...More
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2001
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
Click to search this book in our catalog   J.K. Rowling
2000
Ella Enchanted
Click to search this book in our catalog   Gail Carson Levine
Book list Gr. 5^-8. A superbly plotted, witty, thoroughly enjoyable retelling of the Cinderella story that neatly incorporates elements of the origin...More
 
1999
Frindle
 Andrew Clements
School Library Journal Gr 4-6?Nicholas Allen, a sharp, creative, independent thinker starts fifth grade looking for a way to sabotage his Language Ar...More
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1998
Mick Harte Was Here
 Barbara Park
School Library Journal Gr 4-6?Park's latest offering is a short, yet surprisingly deep and powerful look at the death of a sibling. Phoebe Harte,...More
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1997
The Best School Year Ever
Click to search this book in our catalog   Barbara Robinson
Book list Gr. 3-5. Although neither quite as hilarious nor as unexpectedly moving as The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1972), this sequel will still h...More
1996
The Giver
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lois Lowry
School Library Journal Gr 6-9-- In a complete departure from her other novels, Lowry has written an intriguing story set in a society that is uniform...More
 
1995
Flight #116 is Down
 Caroline Cooney
School Library Journal Gr 7-10-- Patrick, 17, finds it ironic that he needs to request hall passes to go to the library, while as an emergency medica...More
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1994
Shiloh
 Phyllis Naylor Reynolds
Publishers Weekly In the tradition of Sounder and Where the Red Fern Grows comes this boy-and-his-dog story set in rural West Virginia. When he finds...More
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1993
Maniac Magee
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jerry Spinelli
School Library Journal Gr 6-10-- Warning: this interesting book is a mythical story about racism. It should not be read as reality. Legend springs up...More
1992
Number the Stars
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lois Lowry
School Library Journal Gr 3-7?The gripping story of a ten-year-old Danish girl and her family's courageous efforts to smuggle Jews out of their N...More
 
1991
Matilda
 Roald Dahl
Publishers Weekly Matilda is an extraordinarily gifted four-year-old whose parentsa crass, dishonest used-car dealer and a self-centered, blowsy bing...More
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1990
Wait Till Helen Comes Home
 Mary Downing Hahn
Book list Gr. 5-6. A ghost story extraordinaire is one way to bring on the chills and tingles of Halloween. Another choice, more closely tied to the ...More
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1989
The Dollhouse Murders
Click to search this book in our catalog   Betty Ren Wright
1988
Indian in the Cupboard
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lynne Banks
 

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