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Par John Bellairs, Brad Strickland, Edward Gorey. 1993
In this sequel to "The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring", Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann, the kindly neighbourhood…witch, are transported back to 1828. There they attempt to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard. Grades 5-8. c1993.
Par Jim Murphy. 1995
An account of the conflagration that levelled much of Chicago in 1871. Chronicles events from the fire's outbreak and rapid…spread to its extinguishment by rain, as reported by survivors and in documents of the period. Examines the origins, circumstances, and official failures that contributed to the disaster. Grades 5-8. A 1996 Newbery Honor Book. c1995.
Par Cynthia C DeFelice. 1998
Stuck on the face of a cliff while looking for fossils, sixth-grader Allie is guided to safety by a mysterious…voice. Other strange happenings lead Allie to believe she is dealing with a ghost, of a girl not unlike herself. Grades 4-7. c1998.
Par Frances Wilbur. 1998
When lonely thirteen-year-old Cassie finds a large white dog in her backyard, she begins to feed him secretly. She does…odd jobs for her neighbours to earn dog-food money. Then she discovers that her pet is really a wolf and determines to save it from capture. Grades 4-7. c1998.
Par R. L Stine. 1997
At twelve, Tommy Frazer suddenly finds himself with a new mom, a new house, and a new school. In hopes…of making friends, he volunteers to be on the decoration committee for the school dance. Everything is going just fine until Tommy has to make a trip to the art room on the third floor where he begins hearing voices. Sequel to "Deep Trouble II". Followed by "Werewolf Skin". Grades 4-7. c1997. (Goosebumps ; 59)
Par Nora Martin. 1997
Abandoned by her mother years ago, and with her emotionally distant father on military duty in occupied Japan in 1946,…Clearice, twelve, comes to live with her Tlingit grandmother in Alaska. After what seems like a cold welcome, Clearice adopts an icy attitude toward everything around her. But her feelings change as she becomes friends with Mark and learns more about her Indian heritage. Grades 5-8. 1997.
Par Bruce Coville. 1994
A dragon is stalking King Mildred's land, and the king has promised half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in…marriage to the person who can slay the dragon. Only the old squire, Elizar, and a young page, Brian, are willing to try. But unbeknown to them, the king's daughter, Wilhelmina, has also set out to kill the dragon. Grades 4-7. 1994.
Par Mary Downing Hahn. 1989
Ten-year-old Ashley Cummings and her mother move into an apartment on the top floor of an old house. At eighty-eight,…its owner, Miss Cooper, has become a grumpy old woman. She doesn't like cats and even though most of her lawn is very neat, there is a patch at the back that is overgrown with weeds. It isn't long before Ashley discovers why. Grades 4-7. 1989.
Par Frank E Peretti. 1996
Dr. Jacob Cooper, founder of the Cooper Institute for Biblical Archaeology, and his teenagers, Lila and Jay, are in Central…America assisting in the search for the treasures of the city of Toco-Rey. Others have died in the quest, and when Lila becomes ill and irrational, it seems she may die also. For grades 5-8. Sequel to "The Secret of the Desert Stone". 1996. (The Cooper Kids Adventure series ; 6)
Par Margret Rey, H. A Rey, Madeleine L'Engle. 1994
A collection of seven books published between 1941 and 1966 featuring George, a mischievous monkey. George likes to investigate the…new things he encounters, a habit that usually causes trouble. His friend, the man with the large yellow hat, often rescues George--who goes on to more adventures. Grades K-3. 1994.
Par Liz Berry. 1996
Claire knows that she and her mother, Frances, share some psychic ability, but it isn't until they travel to her…mother's childhood home, Ravensmere, that Claire realizes what this means for her future. Claire falls in love with Mark and would leave to be with him, but the ancient estate claims her as its guardian. For senior high and older readers. 1996.
Par Susan Cooper. 1997
In this companion volume to "The Boggart", the invisible and mischievous spirit living in the Scottish Castle Keep sets out…to help save Nessie the Loch Ness Monster, one of its few remaining cousins. Grades 4-7. c1997.
Par Peggy Christian. 1995
Cervantes is the mouse who lives behind a wall of reference books in an antiquarian bookstore. His problem is Milo,…the cat, who is waiting to catch him. But Cervantes knows how to read and Milo does not, giving Cervantes an unexpected advantage. Grades 3-6. 1995.
Par Charles Sheffield. 1997
Bored and spoiled fifteen-year-old Shelby Cheever leaves his pampered existence on Earth for the disciplined rigors of survival in outer…space. Shelby takes a cruise trip to the asteroid mines. But when he accidentally boards a ship to open space, his real adventures begin. Senior High. 1997.
Par E Nesbit, William Shakespeare. 1997
Ten of Shakespeare's plays retold in simple language. Nesbit compiled the collection after a visit to the poet's home with…her children. She encouraged them to try reading some of the original plays, only to be told the writing was too difficult to understand. This volume includes Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Macbeth, and Othello. Grades 5-8 and older readers. 1997.
Par Jean Little. 1997
In 1848, sixteen-year-old Elspet looks back on her life and describes how she came to be orphaned in Scotland, went…to live with relatives, and emigrated with them to a rough but rewarding existence in Canada. Grades 5-8. 1997.
Par Patricia Polacco. 1998
Fictionalized account of the artist author's struggle to learn how to read as a child. Finally a fifth-grade teacher, Mr.…Falker, comes to her rescue and gives her special lessons. Grades 2-4. 1998.
Par Jill Lauren. 1997
Profiles of twenty individuals who prevailed over various learning differences (LD), such as dyslexia and attention-deficit disorder. Each narrative account…describes a particular LD, the obstacles it presented, and efforts to overcome its limitations. Grades 5-8. c1997.
Par Jon Scieszka. 1998
Summer vacation is supposed to mean no more reading. But Fred, Sam, and Joe all have to read four books…during the summer. Unfortunately Joe has put their reading list inside The Book his uncle gave him for his birthday. Opening it means trouble. Suddenly the boys finds themselves in a world gone "terribly, mixed-uply, summer-reading-listly wrong." Grades 3-6. 1998.
Par Ric Lynden Hardman. 1998
Teenager Wylie Jackson is allowed to go on his first cattle drive as an assistant cook. Due to a series…of mishaps, Wylie steals a horse, becomes a vegetarian, and decides to learn doctoring. But with a reward for his return, Wylie cannot escape justice forever. Includes frontier recipes. Senior High. c1998.