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  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    by Mildred D. Taylor Year Published: 1976

    Humiliation and fear seem to rule the lives of everyone in the Logan family, living in the Jim Crow south.  But they have one thing that no one can take away -- their land.  That, along with their love and intelligence will hold them together when everything seems to be trying to tear them apart.

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  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

    by E.L. Konigsburg Year Published: 1967

    This is a modern classic, a favorite of children and adults alike.  We meet Claudia and her brother Jamie who run away from home to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art!  They also land right in the middle of a headline making mystery.

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  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    by Scott O'Dell Year Published: 1960

    This is the story of Karana, the native girl who lived alone for years on a remote island in the Pacific.  This is an unusual adventure story and a tale of survival wherein the reader can feel the natural beauty and persoanal discovery of the main character.

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