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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye
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This is filled with 82 different poems and essay's by Naomi Shihab Nye. There are poems and essay's that celebrate the wonderful world we live in and then there's the sting of the bee, the bitter side of life stories. I enjoyed this book, for the col ...more
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Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
Locomotion
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Locomotion is story told through different forms of poetry about an eleven yeah old boy named Lonnie Collins Motion, who lost both of his parents in a fire when he was seven years old. After spending many months in a group home, Miss Edna took him in ...more
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
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All But My Life by Gerda Weissmann Klein
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Gerda Weissmann Klein was born in Poland, in 1924. She had a pretty happy childhood and family and friends who cared about her significantly. But in 1939, when Gerda was just fifteen years old, Hitler invaded and conquered Poland. Gerda and her famil ...more
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Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
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The story of a young Jewish girl from the time of the Holocaust, Hana’s Suitcase is told in alternating chapters between the past and the present. The past chapters tell of Hana’s life growing up in Czechoslovakia and in concentration camps during th ...more
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Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Fever 1793
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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Fever 1793 is the story about a teen girl, Matilda, living in Philadelphia during an outbreak of yellow fever. The author takes the reader through Matilda's struggles during the outbreak and how she has to learn how to survive in a city that is for t ...more
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Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
" I agree that the relationship between Matilda and Eliza could have been more developed. I did think that the author did a good job however, of getting ...more "
Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan
" I agree that this is a wonderful story with characters that really come to life. I think that this is a great book for not only young adults but also ...more "
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