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When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
“Well, it's simple to love someone," she said. "But it's hard to know when you need to say it out loud.”
Rebecca Stead
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
“Like when that man was running down Broadway stark naked and we all had to eat in the cafeteria while the police tried to catch him.”
Rebecca Stead
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
“Rules and Things Number 63: Never, Ever Say Something Bad About Someone You Don't Know--Especially When You're Around a Bunch of Strangers. You Never Can Tell Who Might Be Kin to That Person or Who Might Be a Lip-Flapping, Big-Mouth Spy.”
Christopher Paul Curtis
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A Humble Life by Linda Oatman High
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Response: I really enjoyed this book. The simple yet creative poems really gave me a clear picture into the lives of Plain People. I like how the author wrote a few poems about the common happenings within each season of the year.

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A Kick in the Head by Paul B. Janeczko
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Reflection: I am a very visual person, so this book helped me understand how to compose different forms of poetry because there were samples of each. The author of the book wrote the directions for each form, but he selected other poets work to be th ...more
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Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Response: I thought that this was a great book. This was definitely my style of literature. I love heartwarming, funny books that teach great values. I thought that the author depicted what the Great Depression felt like to a young child so well. He ...more
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Meet Addy by Connie Rose Porter
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Response: This book was a very quick read (about half an hour) and I thought that is was great. It is a simple book for younger readers, but it I felt like it completely encompassed the brutality of being a slave and the fear of running to freedom. T ...more
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Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
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Response: I feel that Kimmel did a great job researching and delivering this story. This is a classic story that I fell in love with when I watch the movie rendition when I was younger. It is a great story about perseverance and a wonderful way to in ...more
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Kate DiCamillo
“Love, as we have already discussed, is a powerful, wonderful, ridiculous thing, capable of moving mountains. And spools of thread.”
Kate DiCamillo, Despereaux = Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo
“There is nothing sweeter in this sad world than the sound of someone you love calling your name.”
Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo
“You can't always judge people by the things they done. You got to judge them by what they are doing now.”
Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie

Rebecca Stead
“Well, it's simple to love someone," she said. "But it's hard to know when you need to say it out loud.”
Rebecca Stead, When You Reach Me
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Rebecca Stead
“Like when that man was running down Broadway stark naked and we all had to eat in the cafeteria while the police tried to catch him.”
Rebecca Stead, When You Reach Me

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