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  • Al Capone Does My Shirts

    by Gennifer Choldenko Year Published: Average
    This is the story of a middle school aged boy named Moose who lives on Alcatraz Island with his father, mother, and autistic sister, Natalie. Moose has to make many decisions and sort out his feelings regarding things like peer pressure, doing the right thing, responsibility, and even his sister.

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  • Among the Hidden

    by Margaret Peterson Haddix Year Published: Average
    Among the Hidden is about a boy named Luke who was born into a family as a "third" child. Unfortunately, in Luke's country, it is illegal to have more than two children. Therefore, Luke spends his days hiding in his attic room. One day as Luke watches a new neighborhood being built behind his house, he thinks he sees a face in a window of one of the houses. Could this be another third child hiding like himself? The answer leads Luke into a daring experience that will change his life forever.
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  • Among the Impostors

    by Margaret Peterson Haddix Year Published: Average
    The second book in the series, Among the Impostors follows Luke Garner to Hendricks School for Boys. After years of having to be hidden for being an illegal third child, Luke must now use his fake identity (Lee Grant)to try to adapt to his new public life. During his stay at the school, Luke (Lee) makes an amazing discovery about his fellow students!! Read Among the Imposters to find out how Luke finally decides to help other illegal children.
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  • The Barn

    by Avi Year Published: Easy Reading
    Benjamin is brought back from boarding school to help out at home. His brother and sister inform him that their father is very sick and may not survive his spell of "palsey." Ben is determined to help father get better. He believes that if father's biggest wish comes true, it will give him the will to survive. He must convince his siblings to help him with an unbelievable task - build father a barn. Will it be enough to keep father alive? Read this compelling book to find out!

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  • The Wish Giver

    by Bill Brittain Year Published: Average
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