A Single Shard Newbery Medal Book

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Clarion Books #ad - . In this newbery medal-winning book set in 12th century Korea, a 13-year-old orphan, Tree-ear, lives under a bridge in Ch’ulp’o, a potters' village famed for delicate celadon ware. But tree-ear is determined to prove himself — even if it means taking a long, solitary journey on foot to present Min’s work in the hope of a royal commission.

A Single Shard Newbery Medal Book #ad - When min takes tree-ear on as his helper, min’s irascible temper, Tree-ear is elated — until he finds obstacles in his path: the backbreaking labor of digging and hauling clay, and his own ignorance. He has become fascinated with the potter’s craft; he wants nothing more than to watch master potter Min at work, and he dreams of making a pot of his own someday.

Even if it means arriving at the royal court with nothing to show but a single celadon shard. Published by Clarion Books, New York.

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Kira-Kira Newbery Medal Book

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - When katie and her family move from a japanese community in Iowa to the Deep South of Georgia, it's Lynn who explains to her why people stop them on the street to stare. But when lynn becomes desperately ill, and the whole family begins to fall apart, it is up to Katie to find a way to remind them all that there is always something glittering -- kira-kira -- in the future.

And it's lynn who, with her special way of viewing the world, teaches Katie to look beyond tomorrow. That's how katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. And so are people's eyes. A japanese-american family struggles to build a new life in the Deep South of Georgia in this luminous novel, winner of the Newbery Medal.

Kira-Kira Newbery Medal Book #ad - Kira-kira kee' ra kee' ra: glittering; shining Glittering. Luminous in its persistence of love and hope, Kira-Kira is Cynthia Kadohata's stunning debut in middle-grade fiction. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason.

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The Kite Fighters

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Clarion Books #ad - In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, Young-sup, but his younger brother, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself.

Houghton Mifflin. This touching and suspenseful story, filled with the authentic detail and flavor of traditional Korean kite fighting, brings a remarkable setting vividly to life. Author'S Note. Although tradition decrees, and the boys' father insists, that the older brother represent the family, both brothers know that this time the family's honor is best left in Young-sup's hands.

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A Year Down Yonder Newbery Medal Book

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Dial Books #ad - Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud tales when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Winner of the newbery medal “peck charms readers once again with this entertaining sequel to A Long Way from Chicago”—School Library Journal starred reviewIt was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut.

. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual and always hilarious ways. Wise, and slyly heartwarming, exuberant, this is a satisfying companion to Grandma Dowdel’s adventures in A Long Way from Chicago and A Season of Gifts. Newbery medal winnerala best book for young adultsala notable bookbooklist best Books of the YearSchool Library Journal Best Books of the YearNew York Times Best Seller “Audience members will breathe a sigh of regret when the eventful year "down yonder" draws to a close.

A Year Down Yonder Newbery Medal Book #ad - Publishers weekly starred review “Wit, gentleness, and outrageous farce. Booklist starred review  Houghton Mifflin.

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Bud, Not Buddy

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Delacorte Books for Young Readers #ad - The newbery medal and coretta scott king award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree. It’s 1936, in Flint Michigan. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, not vampires, not fear, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not even Herman E.

This highly recommended title is at the top of the list of books to be read again and again. Voice of youth Advocates, Starred Houghton Mifflin. He has his own suitcase full of special things. 2. Calloway and his famous band, the dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!! Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father.

Bud, Not Buddy #ad - His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. He’s the author of bud caldwell’s rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself. 3. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud’s got a few things going for him:1.

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Crispin: The Cross of Lead 2003 John Newbery Medal Winner

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Hyperion Books for Children #ad - Crispin: The Cross of Lead 2003 John Newbery Medal Winner #ad - . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel. Publishers Weekly starred review H ". The book is a page-turner from beginning to end. H "avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. A meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action.

School library Journal starred review"Historical fiction at its finest. Voya houghton Mifflin.

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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

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Candlewick #ad - Published by Candlewick Press. Stated first edition, fifth printing with a 2003 copyright date. The beloved author of because of Winn-Dixie enlightens us with a tale of adventure, love, despair, and soup. Welcome to the story of despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea.

And what happens then? as Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out. From the master storyteller who brought us because of winn-dixie comes another classic, a fairy tale full of quirky, unforgettable characters, featuring twenty-four stunning black-and-white illustrations by Timothy Basil Ering, in an elegant design that pays tribute to the best in classic children’s books and bookmaking traditions.

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread #ad - And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. These three characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, and, ultimately, up into a glittering castle, into each other’s lives.

Cambridge, Massachusetts. Houghton Mifflin.

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Stef Soto, Taco Queen

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Houghton Mifflin. But just when new city regulations are proposed, and her family's livelihood is threatened, she will have to become the truck's unlikely champion. Published by Candlewick Press. It's no fun being known as the "Taco Queen" at school. Cambridge, Massachusetts. In this fun and multicultural middle grade novel, Stef will embrace her identity and discover what matters most.

Stef Soto, Taco Queen #ad - She wants nothing more than for her dad to get a normal job and for Tia Perla to be put out to pasture. A heartwarming middle grade about family, and finding your voice plus, friendship, tacos!. Seventh grader estefania "stef" Soto is itching to shake off the onion-and-cilantro embrace of Tia Perla, her family's taco truck.

Stated first edition, fifth printing with a 2003 copyright date.

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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

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Clarion Books #ad - Books › children's books › Growing Up & Facts of Life. Houghton Mifflin. Published by Candlewick Press. Stated first edition, fifth printing with a 2003 copyright date. A long walk to Water. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Books > children's books > Geography & Cultures > Explore the World > Africa. The boy, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, Salva, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay.

Books > children's books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Africa. The girl, nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hour's walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya's in an astonishing and moving way.

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story #ad - Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. The new york times bestseller a long walk to water begins as two stories, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, told in alternating sections, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985.

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Number the Stars 25th Anniversary

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Published by Candlewick Press. Houghton Mifflin. Books › children's books › Growing Up & Facts of Life. The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Books > children's books > Geography & Cultures > Explore the World > Africa.

Harcourt Brace and Company. Books > children's books > literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Military & Wars. Stated first edition, fifth printing with a 2003 copyright date. Books > children's books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Africa. As the german troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Ellen Rosen, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, and conceals her as part of the family.

Number the Stars 25th Anniversary #ad - Through the eyes of ten-year-old annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. A long walk to Water.

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Shiloh The Shiloh Quartet

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Stated first edition, fifth printing with a 2003 copyright date. But one summer sunday, marty comes across something different on the road just past the old Shiloh schoolhouses -- a young beagle -- and the trouble begins. Harcourt Brace and Company. Sometimes, however, you do almost anything to save a dog. Other times he goes up early in the morning just to sit and watch the fox and deer.

Houghton Mifflin. Books > children's books > literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Military & Wars. A long walk to Water. When his solution gets too big for him to handle, things become more frightening still. Published by Candlewick Press. Marty puts his courage on the line, and discovers in the process that it is not always easy to separate right from wrong.

Shiloh The Shiloh Quartet #ad - Books › children's books › Growing Up & Facts of Life. Sometimes he takes his. 22 rifle to see what he can shoot, like some cans lined up on a rail fence. Books > children's books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Africa. What do you do when a dog you suspect is being mistreated runs away and comes to you? When it is someone else's dog? When the man who owns him has a gun? This is Marty's problem, and he finds it is one he has to face alone.

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