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The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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The Slave Dancer Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moderately graphic depiction of the slave trade.
By Paula Fox
(2004)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy Book Poster Image
age 9+
A preacher's son stands up to a racist town.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2005)
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
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Ghosts I Have Been Book Poster Image
age 9+
Peck combines shivery horror with slapstick humor.
By Richard Peck
(1977)
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Fallen Angels Book Poster Image
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age 15+
A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1988)
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Morning Girl Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Lyrical historical fiction with a knockout punch.
By Michael Dorris
(1992)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brave girl helps smuggle Jewish friends to safety.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara Book Poster Image
age 5+
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
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Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
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Elijah of Buxton Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, powerful, masterful tale of escaped slaves.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
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The Arrival Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wordless immigrant story is a visual masterpiece.
By Shaun Tan
(2007)
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On the Wings of Heroes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny, poignant life on home front during WWII.
By Richard Peck
(2007)
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Henry's Freedom Box Book Poster Image
age 5+
Heartrending but hopeful, true story of slave boy's escape.
By Ellen Levine
(2008)
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Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beloved classic follows a frontier family for four seasons.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(1932)
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Copper Sun Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Raw, well-researched story of young slave girl.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2006)
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brilliant high-seas adventure is a classic.
By Avi
(1990)
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