The War I Finally Won

The War I Finally Won By:  Kimberly Brubaker Bradley This is a sequel to the amazing Newbery Honor Book, THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE.  This story picks up shortly after the last one finished when 11-year-old Ada receives a surgery to correct her clubfoot.  There is just enough back-story so readers new to Ada’s […]

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The Forever Garden

The Forever Garden By:  Laurel Snyder and Samantha Cotterill A friendship blossoms as a garden grows.  Young Laurel enjoys watching her elderly neighbor, Honey, tend to her garden throughout the seasons.  She watches her cover her plants in the cold, train the peas to climb a trellis, and sing to her kale plants.  Honey shares […]

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Orphan Train Girl

Orphan Train Girl By:  Christina Baker Kline ORPHAN TRAIN GIRL is the young reader’s edition of the 2013 adult bestseller from Christina Baker Kline.  Sixth-grader Molly is assigned to help an elderly woman, Vivian, clean out her attic.  She must perform this community service for stealing a battered paperback from the public library.  At first […]

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