Medium Plus 24 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.
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.
In this captivating novel, wife and mother of three Bernadette McBride makes a wish she never expects to have grantedto be young again. When she awakenstransformed into a twelveyear- oldon what should be the morning of her fortieth birthday, she is at first jubilant, and then quickly realizes how complex life has suddenly become.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the busiest men in the American colonies. He was a printer, a postmaster, an inventor, a writer, and a diplomat. When the Revolutionary War began, Ben supported America in the Continental Congress. Like the clever adages from his Poor Richard’s Almanac, Ben Franklin still sets an example for Americans today.
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 READERS$7.64ISBN: 9780689839702Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aladdin - December 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
The thrilling Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra$5.94ISBN: 9780061288760Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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: 9780312632120Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Square Fish - July 19th, 2011
National Book Award Winner
The red words painted on the trailer caused quite a buzz around town and before an hour was up, half of Antler was standing in line with two dollars clutched in hand to see the fattest boy in the world.$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: 9780425182789Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Berkley - January 8th, 2002
The Newbery Award-winning author of Up a Road Slowly presents the unforgettable story of Jethro Creighton—a brave boy who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War.$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.$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.$5.94ISBN: 9780590438292Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 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.$7.64ISBN: 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.$5.94ISBN: 9780064403689Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2003
The remarkable Newbery-winning classic about a painful sibling rivalry, and one sister’s struggle to make her own way.$7.64ISBN: 9781416936473Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006
This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.$7.64ISBN: 9780141303529Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1999
A Newbery Honor Book
A summer they'll never forget.$6.80ISBN: 9780316809061Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 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.”$6.79ISBN: 9781442433472Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 19th, 2013
Baseball legend Satchel Paige changes a boy’s life in this coming-of-age tale from the author of Lucky.
When Nick is released from the hospital after suffering from polio, he is sure that his father will never look at him in the same way again. Once the best pitcher in youth league, Nick now walks with a limp and is dependent on a heavy leg brace.