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  • The wild kidThe wild kid

    Mazer, Harry.

    Twelve-year-old Sammy, who is mildly retarded, runs away from home and becomes a prisoner of Kevin, a wild kid living in the woods.

  • Witness : poemsWitness : poems

    Thompson, Jeanie, AR: NA/LEXILE: NA?WORDS: NA.

    Poetry.

  • The kite runnerThe kite runner : edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom

    Hosseini, Khaled, AR: 5.2/LEXILE: 1110/WORDS: 1070

    In his debut novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini accomplishes what very few contemporary novelists are able to do. He manages to provide an educational and eye-opening account of a country's political turmoil--in this case, Afghanistan--while also developing characters whose heartbreaking struggles and emotional triumphs resonate with readers long after the last page has been turned over. And he does this on his first try.

  • Hatchet (1)Hatchet (1) / Brian's saga series-book 1

    Paulsen, Gary, AR LEVEL: 5.7 / LEXILE LEVEL: 1020

    After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

  • DramaDrama

    Telgemeier, Raina, AR LEVEL: 2.3 / LEXILE LEVEL: G

    Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going. In comic book format.

  • DramaDrama

    Telgemeier, Raina, AR LEVEL: 2.3 / LEXILE LEVEL: G

    Callie rides an emotional roller coaster while serving on the stage crew for a middle school production of Moon over Mississippi as various relationships start and end, and others never quite get going. In comic book format.

  • Mapping the BonesMapping the Bones

    Jane Yolen, AR: 5.5//Lexile: 790//Words: 106975.

    It's 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. At least that's how it seems to Chaim and Gittel, twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart, with evil witches, forbidden forests, and dangerous ovens looming on the horizon. But in all darkness there is light, and the twins find it through Chaim's poetry and the love they have for each other. Like the bright flame of a Yahrzeit candle, his words become a beacon of memory so that the children and grandchildren of survivors will never forget the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust.

  • Mapping the BonesMapping the Bones

    Jane Yolen, AR: 5.5//Lexile: 790//Words: 106975.

    It's 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. At least that's how it seems to Chaim and Gittel, twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart, with evil witches, forbidden forests, and dangerous ovens looming on the horizon. But in all darkness there is light, and the twins find it through Chaim's poetry and the love they have for each other. Like the bright flame of a Yahrzeit candle, his words become a beacon of memory so that the children and grandchildren of survivors will never forget the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust.

  • A Warp in Time (3)A Warp in Time (3) : Horizon series- Book 3

    Jude Watson, AR LEVEL: 4.1 / LEXILE LEVEL: 560 / W

    Molly and her friends survived a deadly plane crash, only to find themselves trapped in an otherworldly landscape filled with unnatural dangers. The survivors emerge into an eerie forest, where they make a startling discovery. Book #3.

  • Deadzone (2)Deadzone (2) : Horizon series- Book 2

    Nielsen, Jennifer, AR LEVEL: 4.9 / LEXILE LEVEL: 7

    The plane-crash survivors cross a deadly desert and confront their greatest challenge yet, a threat that comes from within their midst. Book #2.

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  • BreakoutBreakout

    Messner, Kate, author, AR: 5.4//LEXILE: 840//WORDS

    From multiple perspectives, tells of a time capsule project and the middle schoolers who contribute, including future journalist Nora Tucker and newcomer Elidee Jones, whose brother is in the local prison.

  • From hero to zero (10)From hero to zero (10) : Middle School Book #10

    James Patterson, AR: 4.4 //LEXILE: HL640//WORDS

  • The backward season / (3)The backward season / (3) / Wishing Day Book #3

    Myracle, Lauren, author, AR: 4.4//LEXILE: 630//WOR

    Ava, the youngest in a family steeped in magic, wants to use her three wishes to undo her family's hardships. But her older sisters---who have already failed to make things right with their wishes---are skeptical.

  • Almost paradiseAlmost paradise

    Shofner, Corabel, author, AR LEVEL: 5.0//LEXILE LE

    When twelve-year-old Ruby's mother goes to jail, Ruby finds her Aunt Eleanor, an ornery nun with some dark secrets, who Ruby hopes will help free her mother.

  • Slacker (StA)Slacker (StA)

    Korman, Gordon, author, AR LEVEL: 5.2 / LEXILE LEV

    When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.

  • Mission Hurricane (3)Mission Hurricane (3) / The 39 Clues/Doublecross series-Bk #3

    Goebel, Jenny, author, AR LEVEL: 5.9 / LEXILE LEVE

    Amy and Dan are shocked to learn that Outcast, a violent renegade who is threatening the lives of innocent people, may be a Cahill family member who is determined to exact revenge.

  • Double down (11)Double down (11) / Diary of a Wimpy Kid-book 11

    Kinney, Jeff, author, AR LEVEL: 5.5 / LEXILE LEVEL

    The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie... and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg's troubles?.

  • Sunny side upSunny side up

    Holm, Jennifer L., author, AR LEVEL: 2.4 / LEXILE

    Sunny spends the summer with her grandfather at his retirement home - not because she wants to, but because her older brother's behavior has thrown the family into chaos.

  • The one (3)The one (3) / The Selection series-book 3

    Cass, Kiera, author, AR LEVEL: 4.7 / LEXILE LEVEL:

    As her Selection approaches its finish, America must decide where her heart truly lies--and Prince Maxon must pick one winner to wear the crown.

  • The Selection (1)The Selection (1) / The Selection series-book 1

    Cass, Kiera, AR LEVEL: 4.7 / LEXILE LEVEL: HL680 /

    "Sixteen-year-old America Singer is living in the caste-divided nation of Illea, which formed after the war that destroyed the United States. America is chosen to compete in the Selection--a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Illea's prince--but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her"--Provided by publisher.

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