Home School Book List 6-8 Grades 2017-18
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Primrose Squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, but try convincing the other residents of Coal Harbour on that score. For all practical purposes, at least for the time being, Primrose is an orphan, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters.
From Newbery-winning author Betsy Byars comes a story full of "poignancy, perception, and humor" (The Chicago Tribune), about three foster kids who learn what it takes to make a family.
You can't always decide where life will take you—especially when you're a kid.
Jean Craighead George’s Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra now features bonus content.
Join Joey and his sister Mary Alice as they spend nine unforgettable summers with the worst influence imaginable-their grandmother!
A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs.$5.94ISBN: 9780590438292Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 1st, 1994
If your name were changed at Ellis Island
--Would everyone in your family travel together?
--How long would you stay at Ellis Island?
--Would your name be changed?
This book tells you what it was like if when Ellis Island was opened in 1892 as a center for immigrants coming to live in America.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780440226703Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Laurel Leaf - December 18th, 1995
Instinct told them that the way home lay to the west. And so the doughty young Labrador retriever, the roguish bull terrier and the indomitable Siamese set out through the Canadian wilderness. Separately, they would soon have died. But, together, the three house pets faced starvation, exposure, and wild forest animals to make their way home to the family they love.$7.64ISBN: 9780440414124Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - September 8th, 1997
The Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Bud, Not Buddy, a Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott Award Winner.$6.79ISBN: 9780547550299Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2011
Sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in 1687. Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she has never met.$6.79ISBN: 9780440415459Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - November 9th, 1999
There was once a village bred by evil. On the barren coast of Cornwall, England, lived a community who prayed for shipwrecks, a community who lured storm-tossed ships to crash upon the sharp rocks of their shore. They fed and clothed themselves with the loot salvaged from the wreckage; dead sailors' tools and trinkets became decorations for their homes.