Short 10 Book List 6-8 Grades 2018-19
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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 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER and ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT NOVELS OF OUR TIME FOR YOUNG READERS
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.
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.
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.
Ocean'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: 9780547577319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - 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.$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.