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October 28, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Please remember that discussion works best when we are all able to express our opinions without being put down for …
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Unfriended

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

When thirteen-year-old Truly is invited to sit at the Popular Table by a former best friend, she willingly goes, leaving behind …
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The One Safe Place

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Devin lives on a farm with his grandfather. When his grandfather dies, Devin travels to the mysterious city to look …
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The Meaning of Maggie

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Maggie Mayfield is turning eleven and looks forward to becoming President of the United States. When her Dad loses feeling …
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Seven Stories Up

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Twelve-year-old Annie is thrilled to finally have the chance to meet her estranged grandmother. When Annie and her mother arrive …
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The Port Chicago 50

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

On July 17, 1944, in the midst of World War II, there was a major explosion at Port Chicago in …
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No Summit Out of Sight

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to …
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Nuts to You

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Several members of the squirrel community witnessed that evil hawk snatch Jed up into his talons, but only TsTs saw …
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The Boundless

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Twelve year old Will Everett longs for excitement. Easier said than done for this shy and retiring boy who’s an …
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The Turtle of Oman

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Aref lives in the small, Middle Eastern country of Oman with his parents, but the family will be moving to …
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Greenglass House

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Twelve-year-old Milo is ready to spend a cozy holiday season snuggled up with his mother and father. Much to his …
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Rain Reign

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Fifth grader Rose Howard is obsessed with homophones, rules and prime numbers. She lives alone with her father, who spends …
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Running Out of Night

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Girl lives with her brothers and her bad-tempered Pa, on the small farm that was her grandfather’s in Virginia in …
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The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

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September 3, 2015 by hannahpeacock

It’s a new school year for the four Fletcher boys and each of them is excited for very different reasons. …
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The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Becky Thatcher is a whippersnapper who has plenty of time to get up to scads of mischief. Her daddy, Judge …
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The Art of Secrets

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

When Saba Khan’s apartment burns in a mysterious fire everyone formulates an opinion. Is it a hate crime? Did her …
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Ice Dogs

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Fourteen-year-old Vicky Secord’s dad taught her everything she knows about \sled dogs and survival in the remote area of Alaska …
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The Mark of the Dragonfly

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Part fantasy, part steampunk, The Mark of the Dragonfly plunges readers into a vivid dystopian world where Piper survives by …
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Eleven-year-old Ellie is going about her everyday middle school life when her mother is called to pick up her scientist grandfather …
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Hope Is a Ferris Wheel

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Ten-year-old Star Mackie is the new kid in town. She lives in a trailer park with her mom and her …
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Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

George Hagen sets the tone for his exciting middle grade fantasy novel with the dedication, the first of many riddles …
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Absolutely Almost

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Fifth-grader Albie has always been an “almost.” In kindergarten, he was almost ready to use markers. In the first grade, …
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There Will Be Bears

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

When Tyson’s best friend, Bright, decides he would rather hang out with the cool kids, Tyson knows that he still …
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Under the Egg

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Theo Tenpenney can’t stop thinking about the last words her grandfather, Jack, uttered to her before dying: “It’s under the egg…there’s …
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The Badger Knight

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

In Northern England, 1346, war is being waged against neighboring Scotland, and young men are leaving for battle. Adrian is nearly …
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The Madman of Piney Woods

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Forty years after Elijah of Buxton, two boys unravel the mystery of Piney Woods. Benji is a black boy who …
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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

It’s Victorian England and seven girls at a finishing school are having dinner with their nasty  headmistress and her brother. …
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El Deafo

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Cece Bell lost her hearing from a bout of meningitis when she was four years old. In this memoir, told …
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The Night Gardener

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September 2, 2015 by hannahpeacock

After the disappearance of their parents, fourteen-year-old Molly and her younger brother Kip are left to take care of themselves. …
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The Crossover

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September 1, 2015 by hannahpeacock

Twelve-year-old twin brothers Josh and Jordan (JB) Bell are kings on the basketball court. As their winning season unfolds, things …
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I Kill the Mockingbird

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September 1, 2015 by hannahpeacock

When Lucy, Elena, and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill a Mockingbird included. …
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Mr. Lemoncello rules!

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May 8, 2015 by Kate Davie

It’s official — Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein is the winner of the 2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher …
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Saturday Boy

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November 11, 2014 by Kate Davie

Here is a picture that DCF reader Shaniqua drew of Derek from Saturday Boy.             …
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2014-2015 List

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September 11, 2014 by Kate Davie

There’s no better way to start the school year than with a DCF book. Here is this year’s DCF list, …
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Doll Bones

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June 21, 2014 by Kate Davie

by Holly Black. Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary …
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