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Giver, The

by Lois Lowry

Book 1 of the Giver Quartet

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Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry
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Holes

by Louis Sachar
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Bud, Not Buddy

by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Walk Two Moons

by Sharon Creech
  • Grade Level:
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Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963, The

by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Bad Beginning, The

by Lemony Snicket

Book 1 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson and Donna Diamond
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Invention of Hugo Cabret, The

by Brian Selznick
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Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo
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True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, The

by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
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Wonder

by R.J. Palacio
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Elijah of Buxton

by Christopher Paul Curtis
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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee
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Hostile Hospital, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 8 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Miserable Mill, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 4 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Reptile Room, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 2 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Slippery Slope, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 10 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The

by Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney
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Austere Academy, The

by Lemony Snicket

Book 5 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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End, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 13 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Granny Torrelli Makes Soup

by Sharon Creech and Chris Raschka
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Carnivorous Carnival, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 9 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Ersatz Elevator, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 6 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Vile Village, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 7 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Grim Grotto, The

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Book 11 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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March: Book One

by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

Book 1 of the Harry Potter Series

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Penultimate Peril, The

by Lemony Snicket

Book 12 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak
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Wide Window, The

by Lemony Snicket

Book 3 of the A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

by Grace Lin
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
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One and Only Ivan, The

by Katherine Applegate and Patricia Castelao
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    1-8
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    Humor
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Fault in Our Stars, The

by John Green
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
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    Adventure, Graphic Novel
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March: Book Two

by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
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Esperanza Rising

by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

by Jeff Kinney

Book 1 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series

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Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez

by Kathleen Krull and Yuyi Morales
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Love That Dog

by Sharon Creech
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
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    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Poetry, Realistic Fiction
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Monster

by Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers
  • Grade Level:
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Wrinkle in Time, A

by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
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    Science Fiction/Fantasy
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Afternoon on the Amazon

by Mary Pope Osborne and Salvatore Murdocca

Book 6 of the Magic Tree House Series

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    PK-5
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Willoughbys, The

by Lois Lowry
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
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Graveyard Book, The

by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
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Son

by Lois Lowry

Book 4 of the Giver Quartet

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Charlotte's Web

by E.B. White and Garth Williams
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
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    PK-5
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    Humor
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Crispin: The Cross of Lead

by Avi
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Dinosaurs Before Dark

by Mary Pope Osborne and Salvatore Murdocca

Book 1 of the Magic Tree House Series

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