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Still grieving for her father twelveyearold Birdie struggles to

Still grieving for her father twelveyearold Birdie struggles to


Still grieving for her father, twelve-year-old Birdie struggles to adjust to

Dream Within a Dream by Patricia MacLachlan

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Following a tragedy that further alters the course of her life, twelve-year-

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Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd

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Arriving at her latest temporary foster home when her father needs to return to rehab,

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One night Louisiana's grandmother wakes her up and herds her out to the car. It's only when they've crossed into Georgia that Louisiana realizes that Granny ...

Bridge of Clay (October 2018)

The Great Jeff

The Honest Truth is a novel for younger teens about a boy struggling to come to terms with yet another bout of cancer and his feelings that life is no ...

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Edited by Anita Heiss Non Fiction, Anthology, Australian, Indigenous 320 Pages Published April 2018. Thank you to Black Inc Books Australia Add to Goodreads

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For today's post, I am excited to feature a guest blog from Lisa Bunker, the author of the LGBT middle grade book Zenobia July (published on May 21st), ...

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With her mother working in California this year, Lucy and her father have their hands full taking care of her little brothers back in Chicago.

Read by Susan Sweeney. A charming debut novel about a twelve-year-old girl living on a horse ranch tells much about grieving and the pain ...

Monster of the Asylum by B.T. Lord and J.S. Stephens

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Twelve-year-old CJ believes her mom is dead and that she can only communicate with her through her aunt, who is a medium, but when CJ finds out that her ...

The New Iberia Blues, by James Lee Burke

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It was a terrible list; one that would surely take all of the fun out of his life. Then something hit him on the head. Everything went dark.

The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante

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In 1863, twelve-year-old Danny and his older sister Kathleen arrive in

The Malta Exchange

The truth however involves some terrible revelations about Zach's family and his father's involvement in The Program.

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In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days ...

I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson. Fourteen-year-old Jemma has severe cerebral palsy ad is confined to a wheelchair, unable to move or communicate.

I love this month - the weather is beautiful, wildflowers are cropping up everywhere, and it just makes me feel cheerful.

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When Birdie and her friends find a box that says “Open if you dare” written on it, of course they dare…and find themselves in ...

Girl Gone Viral by Arvin Ahmadi

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Greenfield, Ada M. -- DIED, April 24, at the home of her father, Reuben Greenfield, three miles west of the city on the Galion road, Ada M. Greenfield, ...


Reciting their father's gentle words, they comfort two sweet dogs. With time and patience, the family finds hope returning in their hearts. Grades: 4-6

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Kady, Ezra, Hanna and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the ...

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