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  • West to a land of plentyWest to a land of plenty : The diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi

    Murphy, Jim.

    While traveling in 1883 with her Italian-American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers to a utopian community in Idaho, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.

  • Standing in the lightStanding in the light : the captive diary of Catherine Carey Logan

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

  • A journey to the New WorldA journey to the New World : the diary of Remember Patience Whipple

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.

  • Eva and the new owlEva and the new owl : Owl diaries

    Elliott, Rebecca.

    Eva wants to be friends with Hailey, the new owl in her class, but when Hailey seems to prefer Lucy's company, Eva starts to feel left out, and even a little jealous of her best friend.

  • Charge of the lightning bugsCharge of the lightning bugs : The Notebook of Doom

    Cummings, Troy.

    It is the first day of the brand-new Stermont Elementary School, but everything electrical seems to be going haywire, and it looks like strange green lightning bugs are draining off the power--but when they see green lightning in a clear blue sky Alexander and his friends know there must be a monster involved.

  • Song of the poison dragonSong of the poison dragon : Dragon Masters

    West, Tracey.

    Petra, the newest dragon master, is scared to death of the Hydra dragon she is supposed to bond with--but when the Hydra accidentally poisons the King, and then her fellow dragon master, Drake, she must find a way to connect with her dragon, because only the Hydra's song can cure them.

  • Blue's Road Trip through IndianaBlue's Road Trip through Indiana

    Mock, Trey.

  • Fight for lifeFight for life

    Anderson, Laurie Halse.

    With the help of her veterinarian grandmother and the other volunteers at the Wild at Heart Animal Clinic, eleven-year-old Maggie rescues sick puppies from an illegal puppy mill.

  • The bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941The bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    Eleven-year-old Danny Crane witnesses the bombing of Pearl Harbor and must find his way home in the midst of the terror, smoke, and chaos of the attack.

  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005Hurricane Katrina, 2005

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    Barry's family prepares to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits, but when his little sister gets very sick, they are forced to stay home and face the floodwater that sweeps Barry away.

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  • A tail of two kittiesA tail of two kitties

    Watson, Tom, 1962-

    When Stick Cat hears terrible noises and a violent crash, he must navigate his way across the alley to rescue a man trapped in a building.

  • Big Bad Detective AgencyBig Bad Detective Agency

    Hale, Bruce.

    When the houses of the three pigs are ransacked, Wolf and the fourth pig form the Bid Bad Detective Agency to find the real culprit.

  • Show me the bunny!Show me the bunny!

    Banks, Steven, 1954-

    When Patrick scares away the Easter Bunny by mistake, SpongeBob decides to put on a bunny suit and hide eggs, and Patrick finds the biggest egg either one has ever seen.

  • Scaredy squirrel has a birthday partyScaredy squirrel has a birthday party

    Watt, Melanie, 1975-

    Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one, but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive.

  • Stick Dog wants a hot dogStick Dog wants a hot dog

    Watson, Tom, 1962-

    Stick Dog and his friends must execute a master plan for stealing hot dogs.

  • Stick dogStick dog

    Watson, Tom, 1962-

    Stick Dog and his four friends, Stripes, Mutt, Poo-Poo and Karen, will do anything to steal some sweet-smelling hamburgers from a family at Picasso Park, in chapter-book format.

  • Let's go for a drive!Let's go for a drive!

    Willems, Mo.

    Elephant Gerald and Piggie want to go for a drive, but as Gerald thinks of one thing after another that they will have to take along, they come to realize that they lack the most important thing of all.

  • Scaredy Squirrel makes a friendScaredy Squirrel makes a friend

    Watt, Mélanie, 1975-

    Scaredy Squirrel chooses not to have any friends because he thinks they bite, until he discovers the true meaning of friendship.

  • SmileSmile

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    The author relates, in graphic form, her experiences after she injured her two front teeth and had to have surgeries and wear embarrassing braces and headgear, all while also dealing with the trials and tribulations of middle school.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Kinney, Jeff.

    While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.

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