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    Big Mouth and Ugly Girl
      In this engrossing 266-page book, Matt, age 17, is falsely accused of tryin...
      Author: Oates, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
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    African Princess
      Illustrated with paintings, photographs, and artifacts, six biographies tel...
      Author: Hansen, Joyce GED Descriptors: social studies
    Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom
      When slaves on the ship Amistad rebelled and tried to return home to Africa...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    As Good as Anybody
      Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, who had both exper...
      Author: Michelson, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies
    Barack Obama, Son of Promise, Child of Hope
      Framed by the story of an African American mother and her son, who keeps in...
      Author: Grimes, Nikki GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Black Ships Before Troy
      This beautifully illustrated book retells Homer's epic poem The Iliad
      Author: Sutcliff, Rosemary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Bobbin Girl, The
      Rebecca, a 10-year-old "bobbin girl" working in the textile factories in Lo...
      Author: McCully, Emily Arnold GED Descriptors: social studies
    Brothers In Hope
      The author, who worked with the International Rescue Committee, tells the s...
      Author: Williams, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Carver
      Personal and professional details of the life of George Washington Carver a...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Chanda's Secrets
      Sixteen-year-old Chanda, who lives in a fictional sub-Saharan country that...
      Author: Stratton, Allan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Confucius
      The author has demythologized the figure of Confucius, depicting him as a v...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader
      Although she is best known for shepherding the "Little Rock Nine" through t...
      Author: Polakow, Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Declaring Independence
      The events large and small surrounding the struggle for independence of the...
      Author: Miller, Brandon Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dream of Freedom, A
      This well written and comprehensive documentation of the Civil Rights Movem...
      Author: McWhorter, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor
      This biography of Eleanor Roosevelt's early life conveys the emotionally im...
      Author: Cooney, Barbara GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor Roosevelt
      Freedman relates this biography of Eleanor Roosevelt with the interest of s...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor, Quiet No More
      The author tells the story of Eleanor Roosevelt's life simply, each phase e...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eleanor, Quiet No More
      The author tells the story of Eleanor Roosevelt's life simply, each phase e...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words
      This edited and illustrated book provides generous excerpts from Douglass's...
      Author: McCurdy, Michael (Ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    Eyes of the Dragon
      A Chinese magistrate commissions a famous painter of dragons to paint one o...
      Author: Leaf, Margaret GED Descriptors:
    Find Where the Wind Goes
      This is an autobiography of Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to become...
      Author: Jemison, Mae GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Follow the Drinking Gourd
      Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation teaching slaves the song ...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: social studies
    Forbidden Schoolhouse
      With the help of her family and a few powerful friends, Prudence Crandall b...
      Author: Jurmain, Suzanne GED Descriptors: social studies
    Founders, The
      Brief biographies of the people who signed the Constitution are accompanied...
      Author: Fradin, Dennis GED Descriptors: social studies
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Russell Freedman scores his usual high marks for this biography of FDR, com...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Russell Freedman scores his usual high marks for this biography of FDR, com...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom Walkers
      This detailed account of the Montgomery bus boycott that began the Civil Ri...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Freedom's Children
      Thirty African Americans tell their youthful experiences in the civil right...
      Author: Levine, Ellen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gandhi
      The remarkable life of Mahatma Gandhi is told through simple text and beaut...
      Author: Demi GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England
      This is a biography of Elizabeth I of England, a queen whose strong will, s...
      Author: Stanley, Diane & Vennema, Peter GED Descriptors: social studies
    Great Race, The
      A grandmother helps her granddaughter arrange paper cutouts of the Chinese ...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Great Stone Face, The
      The author retells a famous Hawthorne story about how a New England village...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary/Hawthorne Nathaniel GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
      This is a picture biography of Cesar Chavez. It focuses on his childhood an...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hero Beowulf, The
      This prose retelling of the first part of the earliest poem in English (Ang...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric A. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Heroes and She-roes
      Twenty-one poems celebrate and chronicle the actions of real-life persons (...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors:
    Heroes and She-roes
      Twenty-one poems celebrate and chronicle the actions of real-life persons (...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors:
    In the Promised Land
      From Asser Levy in 1654 to Steven Spielberg today, this book provides one-p...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    It Is a Good Day to Die
      A brief introduction explains why the account of Custer's battle at Little ...
      Author: Viola, Herman GED Descriptors: social studies
    Jack
      This is a biography of JFK, from birth through HS graduation. A bit of his ...
      Author: Cooper, Ilene GED Descriptors: social studies
    Librarian of Basra, The
      A true story of the librarian of Basra, Iraq, who saved the books in the to...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors:
    Life and Death of Adolf Hitler, The
      The book provides an insightful and well written biography of Adolf Hitler....
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lincoln Through the Lens: How Photography Revealed and Shaped an Extrordinary Life
      A loosely organized series of chapters/essays about the rise of photography...
      Author: Sandler, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lincolns, The
      Using a scrapbook format with blocks of stories and archival photographs, t...
      Author: Fleming, Candice GED Descriptors: social studies
    Long Walk to Water, A
      When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Sa...
      Author: Park, Linda Sue GED Descriptors: social studies
    Madam President
      Short biographies of some of the powerful and influential women who have b...
      Author: Thimmesh, Catherine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Martin's Big Words
      Brief and easy-to-read biographical statements are accompanied by MLK's wor...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Our Eleanor
      Organized like a scrapbook with themed chronological divisions that contain...
      Author: Fleming, Candace GED Descriptors: social studies
    Princess of the Press
      This biography of Ida Wells- Barnett chronicles her remarkable career in ci...
      Author: Medearis, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Real Benedict Arnold, The
      This well-researched biography examines the facts and rumors of the life of...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Saladin
      This beautifully illustrated biography of the revered Islanic hero, Saladin...
      Author: Stanley, Diane GED Descriptors: social studies
    September 11, 2001
      A New York Times journalist has chosen to tell the chronology of September ...
      Author: Hampton, Wilborn GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
      On an expedition to cross Antarctica, Ernest Shackleton and his crew lost t...
      Author: Armstrong, Jennifer GED Descriptors: social studies
    Si, Se Puede (Yes, We Can!)
      Text in both English and Spanish on each page tells the story of a mother w...
      Author: Cohn, Diana GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
      The author retells this famous tale of one of the knights of King Arthur's ...
      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    So You Want to Be President
      Presidents of the U. S. are grouped by what they had in common and what was...
      Author: St. George, Judith GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sound the Jubilee
      During the Civil War, Maddie, an eleven-year-old house slave, journeys with...
      Author: Forrester, Saundra GED Descriptors: social studies
    Spirit of Endurance
      The book employs maps, archival photographs, blueprints, and paintings to t...
      Author: Armstrong, Jennifer GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sundiata
      With roots in the 13th Century history of Mali in West Central Africa, the ...
      Author: Wisniewski, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sweet Smell of Roses, A
      The book jacket says it all: "There's a sweet, sweet smell in the air as tw...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    There Comes a Time
      This book, winner of the 2001 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, chronicles the Ci...
      Author: Meltzer, Milton GED Descriptors: social studies
    This Vast Land
      A fictional account of a young man on the real Lewis and Clark Expedition e...
      Author: Ambrose, Stephen GED Descriptors: social studies
    To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt
      The book depicts T. Roosevelt's life from youth to death. It explains his m...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Toussaint L'Ouverture
      The author wrote the biography of Haiti's hero, Toussaint L'Ouverture, who ...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: social studies
    Trapped:How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
      An in-depth recounting of the collapse of a Chilean copper mine in 2010 tha...
      Author: Aronson, Marc GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | science
    Tree Girl
      Based on true experiences that were shared with the author, Gabriela, a Gua...
      Author: Mikaelsen, Ben GED Descriptors:
    Trial By Ice
      Illustrated by archival photographs, this biography recounts the life and e...
      Author: Kostyal, K. M. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Truce
      Ostensibly writing about the real "Christmas truce" of Dec. 25, 1914, the a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Truce
      Ostensibly writing about the real "Christmas truce" of Dec. 25, 1914, the a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Veil of Snows, The
      In the absence of her husband who has not returned from battle, the queen p...
      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    War, The
      A young prince, who dislikes war, cleverly provides an alternative to fight...
      Author: Vaugelade, Anais GED Descriptors:
    Washington at Valley Forge
      In Freedman's inimitable style, he captures the grit and triumphs over the ...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin
      Bayard Rustin's biography not only emphasizes his well-known role as adviso...
      Author: Brimner, Larry Dane GED Descriptors: social studies
    When Harriet Met Sojourner
      The author imagines the meeting of two brave activists for the freeing of s...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Wolf of Gubbio, The
      A legend tells the story of a wolf who terriorizes a community until the b...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Young Teddy Roosevelt
      A biography of the life of Theodore Roosevelt up to the time of his preside...
      Author: Harness, Cheryl GED Descriptors: social studies
Emotions-Personal Issues > personal issues > group > relationships
    Armageddon Summer
      Fourteen-year-old Marina and 16-year-old Jed accompany their parents' relig...
      Author: Yolen, Jane & Coville, Bruce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Baboon King, The
      Set in Africa, this powerful book explores the themes of the importance of ...
      Author: Quintana, Anton GED Descriptors:
    Big Talk
      Three poems are presented graphically with four color-coded bars to represe...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Buried Alive
      This collection of linked poems explores the rich, puzzling and painful exp...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Charlotte
      When 10-year-old Charlotte's father forbids her to associate with her cousi...
      Author: Lunn, Janet GED Descriptors: social studies
    First Impressions: Andrew Wyeth
      This biography of Andrew Wyeth is the result of a friendship between the ar...
      Author: Meryman, Richard GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My Sister's Keeper
      Set in modern day Rhode Island, this novel tells the story of two sisters: ...
      Author: Picoult, Jodi GED Descriptors:
    One Kingdom: Our Lives with Animals
      Subtitled "the human-animal bond in history, science, and story," this fasc...
      Author: Noyes, Deborah GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Perfect Shot, The
      Ostensibly a murder mystery, this book explores many issues--civil rights, ...
      Author: Alphin, Elaine Marie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Picture Book of Anne Frank, A
      This picture book retells the familiar story made famous by the The Dia...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Raisin in the Sun, A
      When an African-American family chooses to integrate an all-white neighborh...
      Author: Hansberry, Lorraine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Rio Grande Stories
      In Albuquerque, 7th grade students decide to write a book on their diverse ...
      Author: Meyer, Carolyn GED Descriptors:
    Twelfth Night
      This is a narrative retelling of Shakespeare's play. Many of the famous lin...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Wright Sister, The,
      Often portrayed through letters, this biography, of Katherine Wright, the ...
      Author: Maurer, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies
    The English Listening Lounge
      This is a wonderful site for beginning, intermediate and advanced English a...
      Author: Gary Buck... GED Descriptors:
Emotions-Personal Issues > personal issues > group > relationships > friendships
    145th Street: Short Stories
      Engaging short stories written in Myers' natural writing styles that contai...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, The
      When Junior (Arnold) Spirit chooses to go to school off his North Dakota re...
      Author: Alexie, Sherman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    All I See
      Shy Charlie admires the painter Gregory's work from afar. The child and ad...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Androcles and the Lion
      This book retells the fable of Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, who befrie...
      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Angels in the Dust
      A poignant story of a family living in the Dust Bowl trying to make ends me...
      Author: Raven, Margot Theis GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Armageddon Summer
      Fourteen-year-old Marina and 16-year-old Jed accompany their parents' relig...
      Author: Yolen, Jane & Coville, Bruce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    At Gleason's Gym
      The story of Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn NY, and the many people who use it. ...
      Author: Lewin, Ted GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Big Mouth and Ugly Girl
      In this engrossing 266-page book, Matt, age 17, is falsely accused of tryin...
      Author: Oates, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Bird House, The
      This is a modern-day fairy tale that features a homeless girl, an old woman...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Black and White Airmen: Their True Story
      The history of airmen in WWII is told through the experiences of two men fr...
      Author: Fleischman, John GED Descriptors: social studies
    Bluish
      This is a warm, easy to read story of three young girls and their developin...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors:
    Butterfly, The
      During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique discovers that her mother is ...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Chance of Sunshine, A
      The pictures tell most of the story in this almost-wordless book. Two peopl...
      Author: Liao, Jimmy GED Descriptors:
    Chicken Sunday
      Two African-American boys and their white friend, a girl, try to earn enoug...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Chuck Close Up Close
      This biography of the contemporary artist Chuck Close captures his inventiv...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan & Jordan, Sandra GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dear One, The
      15-year-old, pregnant Rebecca arrives at her mother's college friend's hous...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    Ellen Foster
      11-year-old Ellen tells her own story in this "Oprah Book about a foster ch...
      Author: Gibbons, Kaye GED Descriptors:
    Emily
      This book tells the story of a young girl's encounter with the reclusive po...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Faithful Friend, The
      This is a retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in ...
      Author: San Souci, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Francie
      This engaging novel shows a slice of life in small-town Alabama in the 1940...
      Author: English, Karen GED Descriptors:
    Garden of Happiness, The
      A young girl cares for a seed that she plants near a community garden in Ne...
      Author: Tamar, Erika GED Descriptors:
    Gowanus Dogs
      A homeless man meets some homeless dogs. The meeting changes everyone's lif...
      Author: Frost, Jonathan GED Descriptors:
    Great Race, The
      A grandmother helps her granddaughter arrange paper cutouts of the Chinese ...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Heart is Big Enough, The
      Each of these five stories focuses on a protagonist with special challenges...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Holes
      This story-within-a-story tells of Stanley Yelnats (and his distant relativ...
      Author: Sachar, Louis GED Descriptors:
    Home Lovely
      Janelle and Tiffany move to a trailer, where Tiffany is alone after school ...
      Author: Perkins, Lynne Rae GED Descriptors:
    I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This
      A moving story of the friendship between two motherless 12-year-old girls--...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    Invention of Hugo Cabret, The
      Part fiction, part graphic novel, this winner of the 2008 Caldecott Medal t...
      Author: Selznick, Brian GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Jip: His Story
      Jip, a young orphan in the mid-1850s, lives on a farm, interacts with Put "...
      Author: Paterson, Katherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Josepha
      A boy narrates the story of his friend and protector, the immigrant young m...
      Author: McGugan, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Leonardo's Horse
      Contemporary sculptors completed the horse that Leonardo da Vinci began but...
      Author: Fritz, Jean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Like Sisters on the Homefront
      When 14-year-old Gayle gets into "trouble," she and her baby Jose leave New...
      Author: Williams-Garcia, Rita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
      This coming-of-age novel is a Newbery Honor Book. It tells the story of peo...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Matchbox Diary, The
      An Italian immigrant grandfather uses objects he's preserved in matchboxes ...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Matilda Bone
      Sometime in medieval Europe, a sombre-minded priest leaves a 14-year-old or...
      Author: Cushman, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Midnight Clear: Stories for the Christmas Season, A
      Twelve modern-day stories focus on the "true meaning" of Christmas. Each a...
      Author: Paterson, Katherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Missing May
      A twelve-year-old girl named Summer and her uncle are dealing with the deat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    My Life in Dog Years
      Each chapter describes one of the amazing and unforgettable dogs Gary Pauls...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Number the Stars
      In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie le...
      Author: Lowry, Lois GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    One and Only Ivan, The
      When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-theme...
      Author: Applegate, Katherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Picasso and the Girl With a Ponytail
      The cubist artist Picasso met his model Sylvette when he was in his 70's. ...
      Author: Anholt, Laurence GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Pink and Say
      This long picture book tells the story of Pinkus Aylee, an African-American...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers
      Paulsen shares his love of the Iditarod and especially of Cookie, his prima...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Saying It Out Loud
      Mindy is a typical 16-year-old teenager when her mother develops a serious ...
      Author: Abelove, Joan GED Descriptors:
    School for Pompey Walker, A
      At the dedication of a school named for him, Pompey Walker tells how he and...
      Author: Rosen, Michael J. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
      The author retells this famous tale of one of the knights of King Arthur's ...
      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sold
      Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a village ...
      Author: McCormick, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Star of Fear, Star of Hope
      As a young girl living in France during the Nazi occupation, Helen can't un...
      Author: Hoestlandt, Jo GED Descriptors: social studies
    Time to Love, A
      Beautifully illustrated and ably introduced by sons of the author, this boo...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    True Believer
      This is not exactly a sequel to Make Lemonade, but the style is si...
      Author: Wolff, Virginia Euwer GED Descriptors:
    Wake Up Our Souls
      Well-written biographies and stunning reproductions of the work of approxim...
      Author: Bolden, Tonya GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Yellow House, The
      During a brief few months of their productive artistic years, the painters ...
      Author: Rubin, Susan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Emotions-Personal Issues > personal issues > group > relationships > intergenerational
    145th Street: Short Stories
      Engaging short stories written in Myers' natural writing styles that contai...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    All I See
      Shy Charlie admires the painter Gregory's work from afar. The child and ad...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    At Gleason's Gym
      The story of Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn NY, and the many people who use it. ...
      Author: Lewin, Ted GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Because of Winn-Dixie
      10-year-old Opal and her preacher father move to a small Florida town. Opal...
      Author: DiCamillo, Kate GED Descriptors:
    Breadwinner, The
      This coming-of-age story, told from the point of view of a young Afghan gir...
      Author: Ellis, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Breadwinner, The
      This coming-of-age story, told from the point of view of a young Afghan gir...
      Author: Ellis, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies
    Childtimes
      Three African American women, grandmother, mother, and daughter, reminisce ...
      Author: Greenfield, Eloise & Little, Lessive Jones GED Descriptors:
    Coming On Home Soon
      A kitten comforts a young African American girl as she and her grandmother ...
      Author: Woodson, Jaqueline GED Descriptors:
    Day Before Christmas, The
      Four years after the death of her mother, seven-year-old Allie goes with he...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dear Willie Rudd
      Miss Elizabeth, thinking 50 years back, remembers Willie Rudd, the African ...
      Author: Gray, Libba Moore GED Descriptors:
    Deep Blues
      Bill Traylor, who worked as a farm laborer before and after the Civil War, ...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. GED Descriptors:
    Dogsong
      14-year-old Russel, an Eskimo, feels assailed by the modernity of his life....
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Giver, The
      This Newbery Award-winning novel is set in a utopian community in which all...
      Author: Lowry, Lois GED Descriptors:
    Heart is Big Enough, The
      Each of these five stories focuses on a protagonist with special challenges...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Hundred Penny Box, A
      A young boy loves his Great Aunt Dew, her stories, and her box of one hundr...
      Author: Mathis, Sharon GED Descriptors:
    I Have an Olive Tree
      Colorful, stylized illustrations depict a girl and her mother as they trave...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: social studies
    Jim the Boy
      In a coming-of-age story set in Appalachia, Jim grows up as a town boy with...
      Author: Early, Tony GED Descriptors:
    Language of Doves, The
      On her sixth birthday, Julietta's grandfather gives her one of his homing p...
      Author: Wells, Rosemary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Like Sisters on the Homefront
      When 14-year-old Gayle gets into "trouble," she and her baby Jose leave New...
      Author: Williams-Garcia, Rita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Love You, Soldier
      This touching story about the effects of WW II on one family is told throug...
      Author: Hest, Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Marven of the Great North Woods
      Marven's immigrant Russian Jewish family sends him alone by train and by sk...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors:
    Midnight Clear: Stories for the Christmas Season, A
      Twelve modern-day stories focus on the "true meaning" of Christmas. Each a...
      Author: Paterson, Katherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Mind's Eye
      This is a novel in play form. Courtney, 16 and paralyzed, learns about the...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Missing May
      A twelve-year-old girl named Summer and her uncle are dealing with the deat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Miz Berlin Walks
      A little African American girl learns to love the old white lady who walks ...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors:
    Old Musician, The
      A little girl hears an old man playing a flute and initiates his journey as...
      Author: Tornqvist, Rita GED Descriptors:
    Raft, The
      A city boy spends a magical summer in the woods with an unusual grandmother...
      Author: LaMarche, Jim GED Descriptors:
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