. She sets off on a journey of discovery, with new friends Ben and Sabeen by her side. Like, why does pop get so angry when she brings up anything about the towers? Award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes tells a powerful story about young people who weren't alive to witness this defining moment in history, but begin to realize how much it colors their every day.
Towers Falling #ad - From award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful novel set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks.
Nine, Ten: A September 11 StoryAtheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - From the critically acclaimed author of anything but typical comes a “tense…and thought-provoking” Kirkus Reviews, 2001, starred review look at the days leading up to the tragic events of September 11, and how that day impacted the lives of four middle schoolers. Ask anyone: september 11, was serene and lovely, 2001, a perfect day—until a plane struck the World Trade Center.
These four don’t know one another, but their lives are about to intersect in ways they never could have imagined. Aimee is starting a new school in a new city and missing her mom, who has to fly to New York on business. Will’s father is gone, too, killed in a car accident that has left the family reeling.
Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story #ad - Award-winning author nora raleigh Baskin weaves together their stories into an unforgettable novel about that seemingly perfect September day—the day our world changed forever. But right now it is a few days earlier, and four kids in different parts of the country are going about their lives. Sergio, who lives in brooklyn, is struggling to come to terms with the absentee father he hates and the grandmother he loves.
Naheed has never before felt uncomfortable about being Muslim, but at her new school she’s getting funny looks because of the head scarf she wears.
The End of the WildLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - The woods near their home is her only refuge, where she finds food and plays with her neighbor's dog. Even her best friend doesn't understand what the land means to Fern. With no one on her side, the environment, friendship and family--and, how can she save the forest that has protected her for so long?The acclaimed author of Wonder at the Edge of the World weaves a poignant story about life on the poverty line, most of all, finding your place in the world.
. But when a fracking company rolls into town, her special grove could be ripped away, and no one else seems to care. Her stepfather needs the money that a job with the frackers could bring to their family, and her wealthy grandfather likes the business it brings to their town. Now available in paperback, this timely coming of age novel takes on the controversial issues of fracking and environmental protection.
The End of the Wild #ad - Stay away from my woods. Eleven-year-old Fern doesn't have the easiest life. Her stepfather is out of work, and she's responsible for putting dinner on the table--not to mention keeping her wild younger brothers out of trouble.
ElevenAlto Nido Press, LLC #ad - About enemies with two legs and friends with four, and pesky little sisters and cranky old men, and an unexpected lesson in kindness delivered with a slice of pizza. When alex rescues a stray dog as a birthday gift to himself, he doesn't think his life can get much better. A best-seller at the 9/11 memorial museum, a Kirkus "Best Books" selection, and winner of Writer's Digest and Moonbeam Children's Book awards.
. Nothing, that is, until his eleventh birthday. About tragedy and hope. But nothing heroic ever happened to Alex. But this day has bigger things in store for both of them. This is eleven: the journey of a boy turning eleven on 9/11. Alex douglas always wanted to be a hero. Radar, his new dog, pretty much feels the same way.
Eleven #ad - This is a story about bullies and heroes.
Framed!Aladdin #ad - Florian is twelve years old and has just moved to Washington. But when he teaches it to his new friend Margaret, they uncover a mystery that isn’t little. In fact, it’s huge, the fbi, and it involves the National Gallery, and a notorious crime syndicate known as EEL. It’s a technique he invented to solve life’s little mysteries such as: where to sit on the on the first day of school, or which Chinese restaurant has the best eggrolls.
He’s learning his way around using TOAST, which stands for the Theory of All Small Things. Can florian decipher the clues and finish his homework in time to help the fbi solve the case? Kirkus Reviews praised the “solid, realistic friendship bolstered by snappy dialogue, ” and School Library Journal said “mystery buffs and fans of Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider series are in for a treat.
Framed! #ad - Aladdin. Get to know the only kid on the fbi director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small Things in this hilarious start to a brand-new middle grade mystery series. So you’re only halfway through your homework and the director of the FBI keeps texting you for help…What do you do? Save your grade? Or save the country? If you’re Florian Bates, you figure out a way to do both.
The Secret of Dreadwillow CarseAlgonquin Young Readers #ad - In the center of the verdant Monarchy lies Dreadwillow Carse, a desolate bog the people of the land do their best to ignore. A princess and a peasant girl embark on a dangerous quest to outwit a warning foretelling the fall of the Monarchy. Aladdin. Algonquin young readers. Twelve-year-old princess jeniah yearns to know what the marsh could conceal that might topple her family’s thousand-year reign.
. After a chance meeting, a girl from a nearby village: Aon will explore the Carse on the princess’s behalf, Princess Jeniah strikes a secret deal with Aon, and Jeniah will locate Aon’s missing father. In this thrilling modern fairytale, Brian Farrey has created an exciting new world where friendship is more powerful than fate and the most important thing is to question everything.
The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse #ad - But when aon doesn’t return from the Carse, a guilt-stricken Jeniah must try and rescue her friend—even if it means risking the entire Monarchy. Little is known about it except an ominous warning: If any monarch enters Dreadwillow Carse, then the Monarchy will fall.
LemonsYearling #ad - But along the way, lem and Tobin end up discovering more than they ever could have imagined. Algonquin young readers. After he invites lem to be his assistant for the summer, they set out on an epic adventure to capture a shot of the elusive beast on film. Then she meets eleven-year-old Tobin Sky, the CEO of Bigfoot Detectives Inc.
Who is the sole Bigfoot investigator for their small town. The search for bigfoot gets juicy in this funny and touching story that’s perfect for fans of Kate DiCamillo’s Flora & Ulysses and the movie Smallfoot! Lemonade Liberty Witt’s mama always told her: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Lemons #ad - But lem can’t possibly make lemonade out of her new life in Willow Creek, California—the Bigfoot Capital of the World—where she’s forced to live with a grandfather she’s never met after her mother passes away. And lem realizes that maybe she can make lemonade out of her new life after all. Melissa savage's astoundingly good debut novel is packed with humor, family secrets, friendship, mystery, and even Bigfoot! I think you'll love it, too.
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Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11 Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture BooksCapstone Press #ad - Aladdin. September 11, 2001 was a black day in U. S. Algonquin young readers. Amid the chaos, sea captains and crews raced by boat to the tragic Manhattan scene. Nearly 500, 000 people on manhattan Island were rescued that day in what would later be called the largest sea evacuation in history. History. In this rarely told story of heroism, we come to understand that in our darkest hours, people shine brightly as a beacon of hope.
America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell Actual TimesSquare Fish #ad - Aladdin. One of school library journal's best nonfiction books of 2011one of horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember that terrible day. The events of september 11, 2001 changed the world forever.
Square Fish. Algonquin young readers. Vivid watercolor illustrations capture the emotion and pathos of the tragedy making this an important book about an unforgettable day in American history. Straightforward and honest, the pentagon, this account moves chronologically through the morning, from the terrorist plane hijackings to the crashes at the World Trade Center, and Pennsylvania; from the rescue operations at the WTC site in New York City to the collapse of the buildings.
America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell Actual Times #ad - In the fourth installment of the actual Times series, Don Brown narrates the events of the day in a way that is both accessible and understandable for young readers.
The Parker Inheritance Scholastic GoldArthur A. Levine Books #ad - The challenge will lead them deep into Lambert's history, and one great love; and deeper into their own families, full of ugly deeds, forgotten heroes, with their own unspoken secrets. But the letter describes a young woman. Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve.
The new york times book reviewwhen candice finds a letter in an old attic in Lambert, South Carolina, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, who left the town in shame. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding its writer. A coretta scott king author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!"Powerful.
The Parker Inheritance Scholastic Gold #ad - . Algonquin young readers. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle. So with the help of brandon, the quiet boy across the street, she begins to decipher the clues. Can they find the fortune and fulfill the letter's promise before the answers slip into the past yet again?Featuring exclusive bonus content! Aladdin.
The Losers ClubYearling #ad - With the losers club, andrew clements brings us a new school story that’s a love letter to books and to reading and that reminds us that sometimes the best stories are the ones that happen off the page—our own! Praise for The Losers Club!* "Clements’s latest is engaging and funny. Real life might be messier than his favorite books, but it’s just as interesting.
. A laugh-out-loud first purchase for all middle grade collections, and a solid read-aloud choice for classrooms. School library journal, Starred Review"Clements is out to celebrate reading in all its obsessiveness, and. Tosses in shout-outs to a passel of other writers. He can’t lose all his reading time, so he starts a club.
The Losers Club #ad - The losers club gives fried bookworms everywhere the satisfaction of knowing that friends may desert them if only temporarily but books never will. The new york timespraise for Andrew Clements! “Clements is a genius. The new york times “we have never read an Andrew Clements book that we haven’t loved.
The washington Post Aladdin. A club he intends to be the only member of. Algonquin young readers.