Merci Suarez Changes Gears*

Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina Merci is a scholarship student at a private school in Florida which makes the ordinary challenges facing sixth graders more potent. Jealous girlfriends, changing boy-girl relationships, seemingly unjust social situations, and increasing responsibilities at home are just a few of the problems Merci encounters as she begins a …

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Darwin Finds Freedom

Darwin Finds Freedom by NicoleLisa Schrader  Forced to flee for his life, Darwin searches for the Free Mice from Grandfather’s stories. But will they accept a scaredy-mouse like him?  Darwin is afraid of everything. But when his life’s in danger, he’s forced to flee. His journey to find the Free Mice from Grandfather’s stories introduces him …

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Gregor the Overlander

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins Gregor is a teen living in New York who tumbles into an underground adventure by way of their apartment laundry room. Gregor and his two-year-old sister find themselves caught up in Underland prophesies. Their father's unexpected disappearance in the Overland may be the key to fulfilling destiny and getting …

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Misty of Chincoteague

Misty of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry Paul and Maureen Beebee are orphaned and go to live with their grandparents in Virginia. When they become enraptured by a wild Chincoteague pony on Assateague Island, they determine to get her for their own. But capturing and taming the wild mare is more difficult than the Beebee children …

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