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How Does My Fruit Grow? by Gerda Muller

How Does My Fruit Grow? by Gerda Muller is a story with detailed illustrations and close up view of many of the fruits and nuts being described in the story. This is an excellent resource for any library to teach … Continue reading

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Fight to Learn by Laura Scandiffio

Fight to Learn by Laura Scandiffio brings interest and excitement to going to school. While most people have heard of Malala, they may not have heard of all of the great people in Scandiffio’s book: people helping to change education … Continue reading

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As a Boy by Plan International

As a Boy by Plan International is a book with colorful images of boys as they live their daily lives. Is an inspiring story about boys and their families around the world. The reader learns that being a boy means having certain … Continue reading

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Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Emma Carlson Berne

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport, Emma Carlson Berne is a book that is written for middle school students about the Jews in Nazi Germany. The book contains stories of seven children who escaped Nazi Germany on Kindertransports funded by humanitarian groups … Continue reading

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Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler

Kid presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America’s Presidents by David Stabler is a book of just that American presidents when they were kids. The book is an excellent source of information about the childhood lives of many American presidents. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin

New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin is a book about a girl named Sam Hendry who faces bullying at her new school.  The subject of this book that is carefully dealt with is bullying. Bullying is a problem that many students face … Continue reading

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Get a Move On, Neuron! by Philip R. Kennedy

Get a Move On, Neuron! by Philip R. Kennedy presents a basic description of brain function to young readers who enjoy science. Throughout the book the reader goes on a tour of the brain learning about different brain functions.  The reader learn … Continue reading

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City Fun by Margaret Hillert

City Fun by Margaret Hillert is a book with bright illustrations that are colorful, and show diversity.  In this book, two friends have a day in the city. Some of the activities are they go to the park, the library, ride … Continue reading

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Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee, Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee, Susan Elizabeth McClellan is the first book I’ve read about North Korea. The author’s voice is genuine and emotional as it relates to the personal story of his adolescent years in North Korea during … Continue reading

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Kid Artist: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by David Stabler

Kid Artist: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by David Stabler is a fun nonfiction book! It’s perfect for middle school age, but can be enjoyable to older readers. The book shares childhood stories of famous artists. The book … Continue reading

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