Medium 20 Book List 7-8 Grades 2018-19
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Discover the Newbery Honor winner Doll Bones, from Holly Black, the cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book. A School Library Journal Best Book. A Booklist Editor’s Choice Books for Youth. A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book.
Fans of Old Yeller, Where the Red Fern Grows, and Shiloh will love this timeless classic about two dogs and a cat that embark on a journey to return to their owner and inspired the movie Homeward Bound.
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.
Two middle school girls scheme to publish a book in this novel from Andrew Clements, the author of Frindle.Natalie's best friend, Zoe, is sure that the novel Natalie's written is good enough to be published. But how can a twelve-year-old girl publish a book? Natalie's mother is an editor for a big children's publisher, but Natalie doesn't want to ask for any favors.
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.
From the author of Catherine, Called Birdy comes another spellbinding novel set in medieval England. The girl known only as Brat has no family, no home, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice.$6.79ISBN: 9780142417751Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - February 3rd, 2011
THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER and ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NOVELS OF OUR TIME FOR YOUNG READERSPotentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9781423103851Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Jump At The Sun - July 17th, 2007$6.79ISBN: 9780689839702Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aladdin - December 1st, 2000
A Single Shot
Ned fired the forbidden rifle just once, at a flickering shadow in the autumn moonlight. But someone -- a face, fleetingly seen staring at him from an attic window -- was watching.$5.94ISBN: 9780064400589Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2016
Jean Craighead George’s Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra now features bonus content.Potentially Unavailable: Email or call Russo's for price and availabilityISBN: 9780061288760Availability: BackorderedPublished: Greenwillow Books - October 2nd, 2007
Fanny has wanted a dog all her life. For a brief moment her dream came true, but then her father decided the puppy brought too much chaos to his neat, ordered home. Fanny has never been able to forgive him for it.$6.79ISBN: 9780312380045Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Square Fish - April 15th, 2008
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.$5.94ISBN: 9780439903455Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 15th, 2009Ocean's 11 . . . with 11-year-olds, in a super stand-alone heist caper from Gordon Korman!
After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card.$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.$6.79ISBN: 9780547577319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2011
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day.$6.79ISBN: 9780141303529Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1999
A Newbery Honor Book
A summer they'll never forget.$6.79ISBN: 9780439269971Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 2005Becoming Naomi León joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
A Pura Belpré Honor Book
"Engrossing." -- The New York Times
$6.80ISBN: 9780316809061Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 1999A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs.$8.49ISBN: 9780307977885Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ember - September 11th, 2012
The Newbery Honor winner about a heroic Pakistani girl that The Boston Globe called “Remarkable . . . a riveting tour de force.”