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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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Rules Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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Bud, Not Buddy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Well-crafted tale of an orphan's search for home.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1999)
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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A cliff-hanging orphan adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brash foster-kid tale a great choice for reluctant readers.
By Katherine Paterson
(1978)
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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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