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  • ReplayReplay : a new book

    Creech, Sharon.

    While preparing for a role in the school play, twelve-year-old Leo finds an autobiography that his father wrote as a teenager and ponders the ways people change as they grow up. Includes the text for the play, "Rumpopo's Porch.".

  • TopspinTopspin

    Bates, Sonya Spreen, 1963-, author.

    "Kat is thrilled to be competing in her first junior tennis championship at Melbourne Park. But things are off to a horrible start. Her doubles partner, Miri, is sneaking around at night, showing up late to practice and jeopardizing their matches. Miri's boyfriend, Hamish, is too focused on his own game to notice. Then strange things begin interfering with Hamish's performance, and Kat suspects Miri may be involved. Who is trying to sabotage Hamish? And can Kat put a stop to the plot before it's too late?"--P. [4] of cover.

  • StoryboundStorybound

    Burt, Marissa.

    Shy, twelve-year-old Una Fairchild is suddenly transported by a mysterious book into the Land of Story, where characters from books hope to be cast into a tale of their own, and Una attends the Perrault Academy while trying to discover why she is there.

  • Silver peopleSilver people : voices from the Panama Canal

    Engle, Margarita, author.

    Told in free-verse narratives, Fourteen-year-old Mateo and other Caribbean islanders face discrimination, segregation, and harsh working conditions when American recruiters lure them to the Panamanian rain forest in 1906 to build the great canal.

  • The MoffatsThe Moffats

    Estes, Eleanor, 1906-1988.

    Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat children living with their widowed mother in a yellow house on New Dollar Street in the small town of Cranbury, Connecticut.

  • It's Raining CupcakesIt's Raining Cupcakes

    Schroeder, Lisa.

    Twelve-year-old Isabel dreams of seeing the world but has never left Oregon, and so when her best friend, Sophie, tells her of a baking contest whose winners travel to New York City, she eagerly enters despite concerns about her mother, who is opening a cupcake bakery. Includes recipes.

  • The weight of waterThe weight of water

    Crossan, Sarah.

    Twelve-year-old Kasienka and her mother have immigrated to Coventry, England from Poland, searching for Kasienka's father, but everyone is unfriendly except for an African neighbor and a boy Kasienka meets at the swimming pool, which is her only refuge from an alien society.

  • The Castle CoronaThe Castle Corona

    Creech, Sharon.

    Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever.

  • The dagger XThe dagger X

    Eames, Brian.

    Twelve-year-old Kitto Quick, stranded with his stepmother, Van, a Wampanoag girl, and a baby rescued from a slave ship on the very island where Morris hid valuable spices, learns powerful secrets of his past.

  • That's the way the cookie crumblesThat's the way the cookie crumbles

    Mazer, Anne.

    After Abby bakes some cookies that everyone likes, she decides to hold a bakesale at school to raise money for writing camp, but when she learns that it is against school rules, she wonders if she'll be allowed.

  • True legendTrue legend

    Lupica, Mike.

    Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his manager when True reaches the NBA.

  • HomesickHomesick

    Klise, Kate.

    Benny's parents are getting divorced, his mom left and his father has become a hoarder, to make matters worse his hometown has been entered into a contest, and now the pressure is on to get the house cleaned up.

  • Everything on a waffleEverything on a waffle

    Horvath, Polly.

    Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

  • On the wings of heroesOn the wings of heroes

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    A boy in Illinois remembers the homefront years of World War II, especially his two heroes--his brother in the Air Force and his father, who fought in the previous war.

  • Second impactSecond impact

    Klass, David.

    When Jerry Downing, star quarterback in a small football town, gets a second chance after his drunk driving had serious consequences, Carla Jensen, ace reporter for the school newspaper, invites him to join her in writing a blog, mainly about sports.

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