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The House on Walenska Street
3.63
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Feb 28, 2008
 
Haveli (Shabanu, #2)
3.94
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Apr 18, 2008
 
Black-Eyed Susan
3.54
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Feb 27, 2008
 
Not Like You
3.36
None
Mar 2008
Mar 11, 2008
 
A Pickpocket's Tale
3.68
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not set
Sep 03, 2008
 
The Fifth of March: A Story of the Boston Massacre
3.82
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Feb 27, 2008
 
Catherine, Called Birdy
3.68
Set in the early 1200s this historical novel graphically describes the daily life of thirteen-year-old Catherine. Through her journal entries Catherin...more
not set
Mar 20, 2008
 
La Regina di Maggio
3.52
Magda, the only child of Little John, has lived in the forest all of her life, about 15 years, under the care of Marion. Child of the May recreates th...more
not set
Feb 27, 2008
 
To ride the Gods Own Stallion
3.63
This unusual story is set in BC 640 in Nineveh. The main character, Soulai, a thirteen-year-old boy, is sold into slavery by his father. Soulai become...more
Jan 2003
Feb 28, 2008
 
A Thief on Morgan's Plantation
3.50

Constance Morgan, a native of Philadelphia, suddenly finds herself living in Maryland just as the Civil War begins. Constance finds her relatives’’ tr...more
Jan 2001
Feb 28, 2008
 
Ruthie's Gift
3.93

This engaging story, based on the life of the author’s grandmother, describes the escapades of precocious Ruthie. The only girl in her family, Ruthie...more
Jan 2003
Feb 28, 2008
 
A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32
3.53
Cather Hall begins to write in her journal in 1830. In it she chronicles the daily challenges of life in New Hampshire. Catherine cares for her father...more
Jan 2002
Feb 27, 2008
 
Fields of Home (Children of the Famine)
4.00
Ireland in the mid-1800s continues to experience the effects of the Great famine. Eily and her husband work the land belonging to the landowner, Mr. O...more
Jan 2003
Feb 27, 2008
 
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind (Shabanu, #1)
3.76
Shabanu is the second daughter who lives with her family and clan in Pakistan. Shabanu is promised in marriage to a much older man in part to help sav...more
Jan 2004
Feb 28, 2008
 
The Year of the Rat
4.05
The irrepressible Pacy is back in this delightful book. During this year Pacy’s best friend, Melody, moves to California and another Taiwanese student...more
Feb 2008
Feb 23, 2008
 
I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade
3.96
This is a wonderfully written book that tells an engaging adventure story. Oyuna and her granddaughter await the birth of a new colt while Oyuna recou...more
Jan 2004
Feb 28, 2008
 
Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything
3.92
The best thing about Flying Duck and her family emigrating from China to live with Ruby Lu's family is that everything is new and exciting, but, at th...more
Feb 2008
Feb 23, 2008
 
Lucky Stars
3.44
Kira moves to New York City to live with her father hoping that life there will be better than with her mother. Unfortunately she finds that the singi...more
Jan 2002
Apr 18, 2008
 
Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry's Family
3.74

We seldom consider the cost paid by the families of the men considered heroes. Patrick Henry worked tirelessly to help guide the colony of Virginia as...more
Feb 2008
Feb 28, 2008
 
The Ramsay Scallop
3.50
This is Susan's review. I included it because I also read this and I want to remember to recommend this.

Grades 6-8
AR 5.6

Fourteen-year-old Elinor, an o...more
Jan 2000
Mar 20, 2008
 
Boston Jane: An Adventure
3.99
Boston Jane: An Adventure
Holm, Jennifer (2001)

Grades 6-8

Miss Jane Peck of Philadelphia convinces her father, a doctor, to let her attend Miss Hepplew...more
Jan 2002
Mar 20, 2008
 
Jenny of the Tetons
3.82
Fifteen-year-old Carrie Hill finds herself in Fort Hall, Idaho in 1875. Carrie and her family have been traveling by wagon train to Oregon when Indian...more
Jan 2004
Feb 28, 2008
 
Primavera
3.69
Material fortunes and political power waxed and waned during Renaissance; the de Medici family, however, wielded power in Florence for generations. P...more
not set
Sep 05, 2008
 
The Patron Saint of Butterflies
3.86
Galante, Cecilia. (2008). The Patron Saint of Butterflies.

Mount Blessing religious community where Agnes and Honey have always lived helps teaches it...more
not set
Sep 04, 2008
 
An Ocean Apart, a World Away
3.60
It’s 1921 and Yanyan’s well-to-do family lives in Nanjing, China. Sixteen-year-old Yanyan, unlike nearly all girls her age, shows little interest in m...more
Jan 2003
Feb 28, 2008
 
The Road to Home (Remembrance "Mem" Nye #3)
3.88
This is the final book about Mem Nye and her family. Mem’s dad left Mem in charge of her younger brother, Joshua, and baby Lily while he works in anot...more
Jan 2002
Feb 28, 2008
 
Hershey Herself
4.07
Galante writes with empathy and deep respect about the lives of her characters. In this book thirteen-year old Daisy flees with her mother and baby si...more
Sep 2008
Feb 07, 2009
 
Parade of Shadows
3.17

In 1907 Sixteen-year-old Julia Hamilton convinces her father to let her accompany him on a trip into Turkey, Syria and the surrounding areas. Julia an...more
Feb 2008
Feb 28, 2008
 
Journey to Nowhere (Remembrance "Mem" Nye #1)
3.72
Remembrance Nye, nicknamed Mem, leaves her beloved grandmother and her home in Connecticut and travels with her parents and brother to upstate New Yor...more
Jan 2003
Feb 28, 2008
 
Frozen Summer (Remembrance "Mem" Nye #2)
3.68
Frozen Summer continues the story of Remembrance (Mem) Nye and her family. After building a cabin and planting crops Mem is beginning to accept that t...more
Jan 2003
Feb 27, 2008
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