A Corner of the Universe Scholastic Gold

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - He's been institutionalized; his condition involves schizophrenia and autism. Hattie, takes immediately to her excitable uncle, a shy girl who prefers the company of adults, even when the rest of the family -- her parents and grandparents -- have trouble dealing with his intense way of seeing the world.

A Corner of the Universe Scholastic Gold #ad - And adam, too, shy ways are not a disability, sees that Hattie is special, that her quiet, . Hattie has never met him, never known about him. Ann martin's phenomenal Newbery Honor book, now in paperback. The summer hattie turns 12, her predictable small-town life is turned on end when her uncle Adam returns home for the first time in over 10 years.

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A Dog's Life: Autobiography of a Stray

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Scholastic Paperbacks #ad - But when their mother is taken from them suddenly and too soon, facing humans both gentle and brutal, busy highways, the puppies are forced to make their own way in the world, other animals, and the changing seasons. Includes exclusive bonus content!Squirrel and her brother Bone begin their lives in a toolshed behind someone's summer house.

A Dog's Life: Autobiography of a Stray #ad - Their mother nurtures them and teaches them the many skills they will need to survive as stray dogs. Scholastic Paperbacks. Newbery honor author ann Martin's "heartwrenching and heartwarming" Kirkus dog story with After Words bonus material. A dog's life joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels.

When bone and squirrel become separated, Squirrel must fend for herself, and in the process makes two friends who in very different ways define her fate.

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Rain Reign

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Square Fish #ad - She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, according to Rose's rules of homonyms, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms Reign, which, Rein, is very special. Rose's father shouldn't have let Rain out. Not everyone understands rose's obsessions, her rules, not other kids, and the other things that make her different―not her teachers, and not her single father.

Martin, her dog, who wrote the baby-sitters club series, comes a New York Times-bestselling middle grade novel about a girl, and the trials of growing up in a complicated and often scary world. A story about honorable living in the autistic narrator genre that sets the bar high. Martin has penned a riveting, seamless narrative in which each word sings and each scene counts.

Rain Reign #ad - Kirkus reviews, starred reviewThis title has Common Core connections. When a storm hits their rural town, the roads are flooded, rivers overflow, and Rain goes missing. From newbery Honor author Ann M. Now rose has to find her dog, even if it means leaving her routines and safe places to search.

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Everything for a Dog

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Square Fish #ad - Bone is a stray dog, all alone in the world, looking for a safe place to call home. Bone, charlie, and henry don't know each other, but their lives are about to connect in a very surprising way. Charlie is devastated by the death of his older brother, but at least he has his brother's dog to comfort him.

Because dogs, and dog lovers, have a way of finding each other. Scholastic Paperbacks. All henry wants is a dog of his own, and even when his best friend moves away, his parents still won't let him have one. Square Fish.

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Everlost The Skinjacker Trilogy

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Scholastic Paperbacks. When they find mary, nick feels like he’s found a home, the self-proclaimed queen of lost souls, but Allie isn’t satisfied spending eternity between worlds. It’s a magical, yet dangerous place where bands of lost kids run wild and anyone who stands in the same place too long sinks to the center of the Earth.

Square Fish. Instead, they’re caught halfway between life and death, in a sort of limbo known as Everlost: a shadow of the living world, filled with all the things and places that no longer exist. In this imaginative novel, death, Neal Shusterman explores questions of life, and what just might lie in between.

Everlost The Skinjacker Trilogy #ad - Nick and allie don’t survive the car accident, but their souls don’t exactly get where they’re supposed to go either. Against all warnings, and ventures into dangerous territory, Allie begins learning the “Criminal Art” of haunting, where a monster called the McGill threatens all the souls of Everlost.

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Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life So Far

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Square Fish #ad - Scholastic Paperbacks. Where does she begin? her dad lost his job, she had to go to a different camp―one where her older sister Lexie was a counselor-in-training ugh!―and she and her good friend James Brubaker III had a huge fight, which made them both wonder if the other kids were right that girls and boys can't be good friends and which landed one of them in the hospital.

Square Fish. And there's much, as ann martin takes this appealing character into new adventures through which young readers will see that good or bad, much more on the list of good and bad things, life is what happens when you're making other plans, in Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life So Far. Pearl littlefield's first assignment in fifth grade is complicated: She has to write an essay about her summer.

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Bully.com

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Eerdmans Books for Young Readers #ad - Bully.com #ad - But his world turns upside down when the principal accuses him of a cyberbullying incident. Scholastic Paperbacks. Square Fish. To prove his innocence, Jun has seven days to track down the true culprit. Jun's investigation will bring him face-to-face with computer hackers, a jealous boyfriend, and more than one student who has been a victim of bullying.

But he discovers along the way that everyone's story is more complicated than it seems -- and that the people he meets might have more in common than they think. Seventh grader jun Li is a brilliant student, more comfortable around computers than people.

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The Perfect Score The Perfect Score Series

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Yearling #ad - Everyone is anxious. But things get ugly before they get better, and in the end, the real meaning of the perfect score surprises them all. From the beloved author of Because of Mr. Scott’s got a big brain and an even bigger heart, especially when it comes to his grandfather, but his good intentions always backfire in spectacular ways.

No one likes or wants to take the statewide assessment tests. Scholastic Paperbacks. Woods’s sixth-grade class. Not even Mrs. Woods. Natalie, loves to follow the rules—only this year, know-it-all and aspiring lawyer, she’s about to break them all. The whole school is in a frenzy with test time approaching—kids, teachers, the administration.

The Perfect Score The Perfect Score Series #ad - Terupt and its sequels comes the perfect score, a new middle-grade school story with a very special cast of unforgettable characters who discover that getting the perfect score—both on the test and in life—is perhaps not so perfect after all. Square Fish. Football-crazy gavin has always struggled with reading and feels as dumb as his high school–dropout father.

. Under pressure to be the top gymnast her mother expects her to be, RANDI starts to wonder what her destiny truly holds.

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Al Capone Shines My Shoes Tales from Alcatraz

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Puffin Books #ad - Picking up where the newberyÐhonor winning al capone Does My Shirts left off, this lively second romp featuring Moose, his friends, and some of Alcatraz's "finest" is just as satisfying as the first. But when that convict comes through for youÑand then asks you for a favor in returnÑsuddenly it's a whole different ball game.

Al Capone Shines My Shoes Tales from Alcatraz #ad - . Scholastic Paperbacks. Puffin Books. Square Fish. What do you do when your neighbors are a bunch of hit men, if you're Moose Flanagan, Al Capone, con men, and mad dog murderers? Well, you ask the most notorious convict of them all, for help.

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The Slave Dancer

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Aladdin #ad - Puffin Books. Aladdin Paperbacks. One day, he is kidnapped and thrown aboard a slave ship, thirteen-year-old jessie Bollier is earning pennies playing his fife on the docks of New Orleans; the next, where his job is to provide music while shackled slaves "dance" to keep their muscles strong and their bodies profitable.

The Slave Dancer #ad - Scholastic Paperbacks. Square Fish. As the endless voyage continues, jessie grows increasingly sickened by the greed, and inhumanity of the slave trade, brutality, but nothing prepares him for the ultimate horror he will witness before his nightmare ends -- a horror that will change his life forever.

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Okay for Now

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Clarion Books #ad - Square Fish. Houghton Mifflin. Puffin Books. National book award finalist "A stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one’s best self. Booklist, starred reviewin this companion novel to The Wednesday Wars,  Doug struggles to be more than the "skinny thug" that some people think him to be.

Okay for Now #ad - He finds an unlikely ally in lil spicer, forever scarred, and the return of his oldest brother, who gives him the strength to endure an abusive father, the suspicions of a town, from Vietnam. Scholastic Paperbacks. Schmidt expertly weaves multiple themes of loss and recovery in a story teeming with distinctive, unusual characters and invaluable lessons about love, creativity, and survival.

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