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The Girl Who Drank the Moon
by Kelly Barnhill

A middle-grade fantasy novel. Every year the people in the town of Protectorate leave a baby as offering to the witch in the forest to keep her from terrorizing the town. They don’t realize the witch is kind, gentle, and delivers the babies to families on the other side of the forest. She nourishes the infants with Starlight on their journey, but on one occasion mistakenly uses moonlight instead. This instills great magic. When the child, Luna, reaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic unfolds.

We Were Liars 
by E. Lockhart

A Young Adult thriller about 15-year old Cadence who suffered a head injury and can’t remember the summer with her friends at Martha’s Vineyard. The mystery unfolds and no one can predict the outcome…

There Might Be Lobsters 
by Carolyn Crimi

A picture book about a dog, Sukie, spending a day at the beach with her master. Sukie won’t step on the sand or touch the water because – there might be lobsters. When her sock monkey, Chunka-Munka, floats off into the water, she must overcome her fears or lose her friend. A book to understand anxiety through the eyes of Sukie. 

Hello, Universe
by Erin Entrada Kelly

A story of unlikely friends put in unusual circumstances – a shy boy and his guinea pig, a fortune teller, a bully, and a hearing impaired girl – fun and adventure.

Maniac Magee
by Jerry Spinelli

An innocent young boy runs and runs – and ends up on the other side of town. Maniac Magee’s adventures bring light to race issues in town as Maniac brings two sides of town together.


by Sara Pennypacker

The youth and energy of Clementine drives this story of her adventures.

The Wednesday Wars
by Gary Schmidt

Sentenced to spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher in 1967 while the Vietnam War rolls on, Holling Hollingwood leans some of the best lessons of his life

by Louis Sachar

Mystery, suspense and buried treasure with many holes to dig.

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