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The Freedom Maze
3.87
Set in the 1960s, Sophie's parents have divorced, her southern mother forced to work (gasp!), and Sophie is carted off to the ancestral family home fo ...more
May 31, 2012
May 25, 2012
 
Samurai Shortstop
3.92
I would label this as lower-end YA, or upper middle grades.

A solid historical fiction selection that would appeal to boys who like baseball, ninjas, o
...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jul 01, 2011
 
All the Broken Pieces
3.95
Fabulous book about love, healing, and adoption in a post-Vietnam war era setting.
Jan 14, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Dead End in Norvelt
3.70
Won the 2012 Newbery Medal. I didn't dislike it. I just thought it was meh.
Feb 10, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
Catherine, Called Birdy
3.68
I love this hysterically funny book!
Jan 24, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack, #1)
4.14
I adore this book. Bloody Jack (aka Mary Faber) has to disguise herself as a ship's boy to survive. But she also has another secret. She likes a boy o ...more
Jan 19, 2008
Jan 05, 2010
 
Elijah of Buxton
3.90
The language in the first few chapters is hard to get through, but give it a chance. The story is a true one of a settlement of freed slaves in Canada ...more
Jul 31, 2009
Jan 04, 2010
 
Out of the Dust
3.73
None
Mar 23, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Song of the Sparrow
4.04
None
Dec 23, 2007
Jan 05, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.36
None
Sep 2007
Jan 05, 2010
 
Someone Named Eva
4.21
None
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
 
The Last Girls of Pompeii
3.56
None
Nov 2010
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party
3.48
None
Oct 14, 2008
Jan 05, 2010
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.75
None
Sep 27, 2004
Jul 01, 2011
 
Crispin: The Cross of Lead (Crispin #1)
Avi
3.57
None
Oct 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals, Book 1)
3.76
None
Sep 22, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
4.01
None
Jan 20, 2008
Jan 05, 2010
 
Matilda Bone
3.70
None
Feb 19, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Caleb's Story (Sarah, Plain and Tall #3)
3.84
None
Jan 28, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Skylark
3.87
None
Jul 27, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Arrival
4.32
None
Nov 2009
Jan 04, 2010
 
The Secret School
Avi
3.74
None
Jan 22, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Cay (The Cay, #1)
3.72
None
Jan 21, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
Number the Stars
4.08
None
Jan 19, 2003
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Land
4.10
None
Nov 16, 2002
Jul 03, 2011
 
A Single Shard
3.85
None
Oct 27, 2002
Jul 04, 2011
 
Bud, Not Buddy
3.85
None
Oct 12, 2002
Jul 04, 2011
 
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
3.92
None
Oct 12, 2002
Jul 04, 2011
 
A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories
3.90
None
Oct 09, 2002
Jul 04, 2011
 
Heart of a Samurai
3.86
None
Feb 16, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
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