Medium Plus 24 Book List 3-4 Grades 2018-19

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The Fighting Ground Cover Image
By Avi
$5.94
ISBN: 9780064401852
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Published: HarperCollins - January 27th, 2009

Scott O’Dell Award for Best Historical Fiction * ALA Notable Book * ALA Best Books for YA

Newbery Medal-winning author Avi tells the “compelling story of a young boy’s first encounter with war and how it changes him.”—Publishers Weekly


The Sword in the Tree Cover Image
By Clyde Robert Bulla, Bruce Bowles (Illustrator)
$4.24
ISBN: 9780064421324
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Published: HarperCollins - May 3rd, 2000

In the days of King Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness.


Dandelions Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Greg Shed (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780152024079
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2001

Embarking on a new life, Zoe and her family journey west to the Nebraska Territory in the 1800s.


The Enormous Egg Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780316119207
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1993

Young Nate Twitchell is surprised when one of the hens on his family farm lays a giant egg. After a painstaking wait, Nate is even more surprised when it hatches and out pops a baby triceratops that he names Uncle Beazley! But when Nate decides to keep the dino and raise it on his own, he has no idea what he's getting himself into.


Henry Huggins Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Jacqueline Rogers (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780380709120
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Published: HarperCollins - January 26th, 2016

This timeless classic now features a foreword written by New York Times bestselling author Judy Blume, as well as an exclusive interview with Beverly Cleary herself! 


Jake Drake, Bully Buster Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Janet Pedersen (Illustrator)
$5.09
ISBN: 9781416939337
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2007

MEET JAKE DRAKE,
BULLY BUSTER.

When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies? Nothing. But he learned fast Why? Because Jake was kind of smart and not a tattletale, and he had no big brother to protect him. He was a perfect bully magnet.


Fantastic Mr. Fox Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780142410349
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox!


Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Cover Image
By Paul Fleischman, Eric Beddows (Illustrator)
$5.94
ISBN: 9780064460934
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Published: HarperCollins - January 4th, 2005

From the Newbery Medal-winning author of Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world.

Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise.


Tuesdays at the Castle Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9781681192185
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 21st, 2017

See where it all began with the start to Jessica Day George's bestselling series about a castle that can rebuild itself and the children who defend it.


Honus & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure (Baseball Card Adventures) Cover Image
$5.94
ISBN: 9780380788781
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Published: HarperCollins - January 21st, 2003

With more than 2 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures bring the greatest players in history to life!


Running Out of Time Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780689812361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1997

Run For Your Life


Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery (Bunnicula and Friends) Cover Image
By Deborah Howe, James Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781416928171
Availability: Backordered
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 8th, 2006

BEWARE THE HARE!
Is he or isn't he a vampire?


Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!


Paul Bunyan Cover Image
By Steven Kellogg, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780688058005
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Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2004

A funny retelling of the tallest of tall tales, the rollicking adventures of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, paired with the extravegant and lively illustrations of Steven Kellogg. Perfect for read-alouds full of laughter!


Orphan Train Girl Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780062445957
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Published: HarperCollins - May 1st, 2018

This young readers’ edition of Christina Baker Kline’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel Orphan Train follows a twelve-year-old foster girl who forms an unlikely bond with a ninety-one-year old woman.

This paperback includes:


Rabbit Hill (Newbery Library, Puffin) Cover Image
$5.94
ISBN: 9780140310108
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Published: Puffin Books - October 27th, 1977

Winner of the Newbery Medal


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia #2) Cover Image
By C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780064471046
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Published: HarperCollins - March 5th, 2002

Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Judy Moody Gets Famous! Cover Image
By Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763648534
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Published: Candlewick - January 26th, 2010

Good moods, bad moods, can't-stand-Jessica-Finch moods. Judy Moody is back with her many hilarious moods.


The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad Cover Image
$5.94
ISBN: 9780440404002
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Published: Yearling - December 2nd, 1990

This inspiring biography of Harriet Tubman tells how she helped free over 300 slaves as a "conductor" for the Underground Railroad and how she became a nurse, a scout and spy for the Union Forces during the Civil War.


My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780689820366
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 1st, 1998

After losing running, climbing, throwing, and burping competitions to her obnoxious older brother, a young girl makes a wish on a falling star.


How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780688169930
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Published: HarperCollins - December 24th, 2002

Ben Franklin was the most famous American in the entire world during colonial times. No wonder! After all, the man could do just about anything. Why, he was an author and an athlete and a patriot and a scientist and an inventor to boot. He even found a way to steal the lightning right out of the sky.


The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends #1) Cover Image
By George Selden, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780312380038
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Published: Square Fish - April 1st, 2008

Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. He thought he'd seen it all. But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City—the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow.


I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 (I Survived #5) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$4.24
ISBN: 9780545206990
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 1st, 2012

Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as it changes and grows with the new century. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every day from everywhere, and anything seems possible.


Stuart Little Cover Image
By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780064400565
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Published: HarperCollins - February 1st, 2005

The classic story by E. B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure!


Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler Cover Image
By William Wise, Patrick Benson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781582347080
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - May 30th, 2006

Recognition
• A Texas Bluebonnet 2005-2006 Master List Selection • A Bank Street Children's Book Committee Outstanding Children's Book of the Year • A Book Links Lasting Connection Book
Hardcover edition available:
Christopher Mouse 1582348782 - $15.95
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