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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
" Try When you Are Engulfed in Flames by Sedaris if you want a great laugh out loud, quirky read! After reading that even my family seems functional! "
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
" Rent the's not as good as the book but reallt a nice adaptation...if you liked this try The Space Between Us "
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
" I adored this it nonstop on vacation last year! What a vivid insight into a time and place we knew nothing about! "
Having Our Say by Sarah L. Delany
" I read this book about 10 years ago and remember seeing and loving the play!It was filled with sweet and bittersweet quotes that invited you to think ...more "
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Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse
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Letters from Rifka is the riveting story of a young girl and her family who make a daring and courageous escape from the progroms of 1919 Russia. The story is told in a series of letters from Rifka to her cousin Tovah who is still in Russia. The fami ...more
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The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco
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This story of brave resistance is set in Nazi occupied Paris
during WWII. It is based on the true story of Marcel Solliage and her daughter, Monique, who hid Jews in their cellar and later helped them escape when their discovery was imminent. The char
Odd Boy Out by Don  Brown
" As a gifted resource teacher, it is always valuable to know about books which feature children who think differently from others, and there is probabl ...more "
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Indian Chiefs by Russell Freedman
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Once again Russell Freeman masterfully shares the voices of six Native American leaders who had to make critical decisions during the time of western expansion when their hunting grounds were being settled by the white farmers and ranchers on the wes ...more
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The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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The novel is written from the point of view of a 12 year old boy,Jonas, living in a futuristic society that has eliminated all pain, fear, war, and hatred, and choice. Everyone looks and acts the same, everything is planned and organized, and at the ...more
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