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Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Publisher’s Summary: Jacqueline Woodson, one of today’s finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what … read more »

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Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere by Julie T. Lamana

Publisher’s Summary: Armani Curtis can think about only one thing: her tenth birthday. All her friends are coming to her party, her mama is making a big cake, and she has a good feeling about a certain wrapped box. Turning … read more »

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Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

Publisher’s Summary: Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try … read more »

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Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Publisher’s Summary: “I bought the milk,” said my father. “I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. I looked up and saw a huge silver … read more »

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Electric Ben by Robert Byrd

Publisher’s Summary: A true Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin was the first American celebrity. In pictures and text, master artist Robert Byrd documents Franklin’s numerous and diverse accomplishments, from framing the Constitution to creating bifocals. The witty, wise, and endlessly curious … read more »

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