When You Reach Me


Wendy Lamb Books - The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. Are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward.

The wall street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever. The philadelphia inquirer "it's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises. Publishers Weekly, Starred review. Winner of the boston globe–horn book award for fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable BookFive Starred ReviewsA Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing.

People"Readers. If that is the case, then miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it. Like a wrinkle in time miranda's favorite book, death, When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, and the beauty of it all.

When You Reach Me - The washington post this newbery medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing, " The New York Times and "superb" The Wall Street Journal will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do.

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Goodbye Stranger


Wendy Lamb Books - Can they grow up without growing apart?  “Sensitively explores togetherness, aloneness, betrayal and love. The new york times  a boston globe–horn book honor book for fiction named a best book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, and more! .

This brilliant, new york times bestselling novel from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me explores multiple perspectives on the bonds and limits of friendship. Long ago, best friends Bridge, Emily, and Tab made a pact: no fighting. She’s started wearing cat ears and is the only one who’s still tempted to draw funny cartoons on her homework.

Goodbye Stranger - Emily’s new curves are attracting attention, and Tab is suddenly a member of the Human Rights Club. He wonders: what does it mean to fall for a girl—as a friend?  By the time Valentine’s Day approaches, the girls have begun to question the bonds—and the limits—of friendship. And then there’s Bridge.

It’s also the beginning of seventh grade for Sherm Russo. But it’s the start of seventh grade, and everything is changing.

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Liar & Spy


Wendy Lamb Books - He and georges quickly become allies—and fellow spies. Their assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. The instant new york times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. The first day georges the s is silent moves into a new brooklyn apartment, he sees a sign taped to a door in the basement: SPY CLUB MEETING—TODAY!  That’s how he meets his twelve-year-old neigh­bor Safer.

But as safer’s requests become more and more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: how far is too far to go for your only friend?  “Will touch the hearts of kids and adults alike. Npr winner of the guardian prize for children’s fictionNamed a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more!

Liar & Spy - X, who lives in the apartment upstairs.

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Hello, Universe


Greenwillow Books - Kaori tanaka is a self-proclaimed psychic, Gen, whose little sister, is always following her around. And chet bullens wishes the weird kids would just stop being so different so he can concentrate on basketball. They aren’t friends, at least not until Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well.

Winner of the newbery Medal“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel. Washington postnewbery medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view—two boys and two girls—the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and finding your inner bayani hero.

Hello, Universe - Through luck, a bully is put in his place, smarts, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bravery, and friendship blooms. Valencia somerset, and secretly lonely, is smart, who is deaf, brave, and she loves everything about nature. Readers will be instantly engrossed in this relatable neighborhood adventure and its eclectic cast of misfits.

Booklistin one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways. Virgil salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. The acclaimed and award-winning author of blackbird Fly and The Land of Forgotten Girls writes with an authentic, humorous, and irresistible tween voice that will appeal to fans of Thanhha Lai and Rita Williams-Garcia.

Readers across the board will flock to this book that has something for nearly everyone—humor, bullying, cross-generational relationships, self-acceptance, and a smartly fateful ending.

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First Light


Yearling - As thea dreams of a path to earth’s surface, peter’s search for answers brings him ever closer to her hidden home in this dazzling tale of mystery, science, and adventure at the top of the world. But when they finally reach the ice cap, he struggles to understand a series of frightening yet enticing visions.

Thea has never seen the sun. Her extraordinary people, suspected of witchcraft and nearly driven to extinction, have retreated to a secret world they’ve built deep inside the arctic ice. A mystic thriller. Entertainment weekly “Optimistic science fiction that highlights human ingenuity and survival under dire conditions.

First Light - The wall Street Journal. This remarkable and acclaimed debut novel by the newbery-winning author of When You Reach Me introduces readers to a captivating, hidden world below the ice…  Peter is thrilled to join his parents on an expedition to Greenland.

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Out of My Mind


Atheneum Books for Young Readers - Out of my mind spent two years on the new york times bestseller list! “If there’s one book teens and parents and everyone else should read this year, Out of My Mind should be it. Denver post “A gutsy, candid, and compelling story. All because she has cerebral palsy. It speaks volumes. School library Journal starred review “Unflinching and realistic.

Kirkus reviews starred review “Uplifting…This moving novel will makes activists of us all. Booklist starred review from multiple award-winning author Sharon Draper comes a story that will forever change how we all look at anyone with a disability, perfect for fans of RJ Palacio’s Wonder. Eleven-year-old Melody is not like most people.

Out of My Mind - Over 1. 5 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller Out of My Mind and discovered the brilliant mind of Melody Brooks. She can’t write. But she also has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. And she’s determined to let everyone know it…somehow.

But melody refuses to be defined by her disability. She can’t walk.

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Beyond the Bright Sea


Dutton Books for Young Readers - Soon, an unstoppable chain of events is triggered, leading Crow down a path of discovery and danger. Abandoned and set adrift in a small boat when she was just hours old, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, Crow’s only companions are Osh, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar.

. Winner of the 2018 scott o'dell award for historical fiction - From the bestselling author of Newbery Honor–winner Wolf Hollow, Beyond the Bright Sea is an acclaimed best book of the year. An npr best book of the year • a parents’ magazine best book of the year • a booklist editors' choice selection • a bookpage best book of the year • a horn book fanfare selection • a kirkus best book of the Year • A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year • A Charlotte Observer Best Book of the Year • A Southern Living Best Book of the Year • A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year“The sight of a campfire on a distant island…proves the catalyst for a series of discoveries and events—some poignant, some frightening—that Ms.

Beyond the Bright Sea - Wolk unfolds with uncommon grace. The wall street journal★ “Crow is a determined and dynamic heroine. Publishers weekly★ “Beautiful, evocative. Kirkus the moving story of an orphan, determined to know her own history, who discovers the true meaning of family. Twelve-year-old crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts.

Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but it isn’t until the night a mysterious fire appears across the water that the unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart.

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The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog


Dutton Books for Young Readers - Featuring manuscript illuminations throughout by illustrator Hatem Aly and filled with Adam’s trademark style and humor,  The Inquisitor's Tale is bold storytelling that’s richly researched and adventure-packed. On the run to escape prejudice and persecution and save precious and holy texts from being burned, their quest drives them forward to a final showdown at Mont Saint-Michel, where all will come to question if these children can perform the miracles of saints.

Told in multiple voices, in a style reminiscent of The Canterbury Tales,  our narrator collects their stories and the saga of these three unlikely allies begins to come together. Beloved bestselling author Adam Gidwitz makes his long awaited return with his first new world since his hilarious and critically acclaimed Grimm series.

The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog - Gidwitz is a masterful storyteller. Matt de la peña, newbery medalist and New York Times bestselling author “What Gidwitz accomplishes here is staggering. New york times book ReviewIncludes a detailed historical note and bibliography1242. A 2017 newbery honor book winner of the sydney taylor Book Award  An exciting and hilarious medieval adventure from the bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm.

Beautifully illustrated throughout!  the inquisitor's tale is one of the most celebrated children's books of the year! ★ new york times bestseller ★ a new york times editor’s choice ★ a new york times notable children’s book ★ a people magazine kid Pick ★ A Washington Post Best Children’s Book ★ A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book ★ An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book ★ A Booklist Best Book ★ A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book ★ A Kirkus Reviews Best Book ★ A Publishers Weekly Best Book ★ A School Library Journal Best Book ★ An ALA Notable Children's Book“A profound and ambitious tour de force.

On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children.

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See You in the Cosmos


Dial Books - To read the first page is to fall in love with Alex and his view of our big, beautiful, complicated world. I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder. Jennifer niven, love, hope, carl sagan, author of all the bright placesa space-obsessed boy and his dog,  Walk Two Moons, take a journey toward family, and awe in this funny and moving novel for fans of Counting by 7s, and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

And the funny, for a kid with a troubled mom and a mostly not-around brother, lost, remarkable people he meets along the way can only partially prepare him for the secrets he’ll uncover—from the truth about his long-dead dad to the fact that, he has way more family than he ever knew. Schmidt, author of Okay for Now.

See You in the Cosmos - 11-year-old alex petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, and his dog Carl Sagan—named for his hero, his brother, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden ipod into space the way Carl Sagan the man, not the dog launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. But his destination keeps changing.

From colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L. A. His earth, alex records a journey on his iPod to show other lifeforms what life on earth, is like. Jack cheng’s debut is full of joy, determination, optimism, and unbelievable heart.

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Wishtree


Feiwel & Friends - Along with a crow named bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this wishtree watches over the neighborhood. You might say Red has seen it all. The new york times-bestselling story of kindness, friendship, and hope. Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Until a new family moves in. Trees can't tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories.

Not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experience as a wishtree is more important than ever. Funny, and nuanced, warm, deep, this is Katherine Applegate at her very best—writing from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view. This book has Common Core connections. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"—people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches.

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Ice Dogs


HMH Books for Young Readers - Victoria secord, a fourteen-year-old Alaskan dogsled racer, loses her way on a routine outing with her dogs. The author terry lynn johnson is a musher herself, mistakes, and her crackling writing puts readers at the reins as Victoria and Chris experience setbacks, and small triumphs in their wilderness adventure.

With food gone and temperatures dropping, her survival and that of her dogs and the mysterious boy she meets in the woods is entirely up to her.

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